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by John Edwards
Sat Dec 07, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tincklers fields, Eccleston.
Replies: 0
Views: 49

Tincklers fields, Eccleston.

25 Grey Lag Geese heading West made a change from the usual Pinks, 2 skeins of Pinkfeet also heading West, one of 46 and the other 14. Plenty of corvids feeding on the freshly slurried/manured field with 150+ Jackdaws this morning and at least 200 Starlings, 20+ Pied Wagtails, 20 Meadow Pipits. Up t...
by John Edwards
Thu Nov 21, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tincklers Fields, Eccleston
Replies: 1
Views: 151

Re: Tincklers Fields, Eccleston

Thought I had a murmuration of Starlings this morning, as they came closer I could see they were Jackdaws! Counted over 350 on one of the pics I took plus many more in surrounding trees. Raven still around.
by John Edwards
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tincklers Fields, Eccleston
Replies: 1
Views: 151

Tincklers Fields, Eccleston

A Raven has been in the area all week, yesterday it was being mobbed by 40+ Jackdaws, today it was being left in peace. Good numbers of Redwings and Fieldfares in the area too. Also seen today 6 Meadow Pipits, 4 Snipe (no sign of any Jacks) 6 Pied Wagtail, Buzzard, Heron, Kestrel, 40+ Jackdaws, 21 B...
by John Edwards
Sun Nov 10, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tincklers Fields to St Marys Eccleston.
Replies: 0
Views: 97

Tincklers Fields to St Marys Eccleston.

Tincklers Fields this side of the river - Peregrine seen flying northwards along the Eccleston side of Syd Brook Lane, Kestrel, c150 Pinkfeet in 3 skeins 100 south and 50 west, 25 Redwing, 12 Fieldfare, 9 Lapwings, 5 Mallards, 1 Moorhen, at least 25 Blackbirds seen, treble the normal count for here....
by John Edwards
Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tincklers Fields, Eccleston
Replies: 0
Views: 115

Tincklers Fields, Eccleston

2 Whoopers flew over heading west, the manured field near the farm by Anchorfields had good numbers of Pied Wagtails, Starlings and Redwings also a few Meadow Pipits and 2 Grey Wagtails there. A good sized flock of 60+ Fieldfare feeding on berries with a flock of 100+ on this side of Croston Moss an...
by John Edwards
Wed Oct 23, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tincklers Fields, Eccleston
Replies: 0
Views: 171

Tincklers Fields, Eccleston

My first Fieldfares this morning, 6 flew over amongst a flock of 20+ Redwings then 4 or 5 more perched in trees, 5 Buzzards, 4 circling together and one perched in a tree, Sparrowhawk and Kestrel were also seen.
by John Edwards
Sun Oct 20, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tincklers Fields, Eccleston
Replies: 0
Views: 145

Tincklers Fields, Eccleston

A Little Grebe was at the Lily pond, several years ago they were regular visitors to a pond near Anchorfields until the pond was filled in! Although the odd one usually turns up on the Yarrow. 200 Pinkfeet over with a 150 East and 50 North East, also 1 Buzzard, 6 Linnets, 14 Rooks, c40 Redwings, 1 J...
by John Edwards
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tincklers Fields, Eccleston
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Tincklers Fields, Eccleston

Sightings from the past week. 10th October, Thursday. 8 Mandarin flew from a pond, 54 Pinkfeet East. 11th October, Friday. 400 Pinkfeet East, 12 Teal, c20 Snipe, 2 Heron, 13 Mallards, 3 Buzzard, c20 Redwing, 5 Collared Dove, 40+ Starlings, 1 Red Legged Partridge, 3 Pheasant, 2 Canada Geese, 1 Moorhe...
by John Edwards
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tincklers Fields, Eccleston
Replies: 0
Views: 118

Tincklers Fields, Eccleston

At least 25 Swallows feeding low over the Lily pond field also 17 Redwing, 6 Snipe, 2 Buzzards, 24 Canada Geese in 3 groups of 9,8 and 7, 27 Pinkfeet over heading North, 11 Goldfinch, 2 Greenfinch, 8 Mallards and 9 Collar Doves near the farm.
by John Edwards
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tincklers fields, Eccleston.
Replies: 0
Views: 110

Tincklers fields, Eccleston.

3 Chiff Chaffs, one Chiff chaffing and 2 together at the Lilly pond. 4 Swallows flying around Syd Brook Hall farm, several Meadow Pipits flying over heading west also singles of Cormorant, Heron, Buzzard and Kestrel a Tawny Owl was seen yesterday morning.
by John Edwards
Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tincklers fields, Eccleston.
Replies: 0
Views: 137

Tincklers fields, Eccleston.

A late Common Whitethroat was seen also 2 Buzzards, 2 Moorhen and 8 Swallows. Yesterday 2 Ravens were seen heading South East, a single Snipe flew over and a Kestrel also a juvenile hobby perched in a tree.
by John Edwards
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: eccleston syd brook.
Replies: 1
Views: 136

Re: eccleston syd brook.

Still a juvenile Hobby around Gary I saw one this morning (11-15ish) on Tincklers fields being mobbed by a Magpie, just managed to get a blurred shot as they disappeared into the trees.
by John Edwards
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: House Martins
Replies: 1
Views: 138

Re: House Martins

Hi Lydia, the House Martins that nest in Anchorfields Eccleston were still flying in and out of their nests this morning as well, probably a second brood, it's nice to see them doing well this year.
by John Edwards
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tincklers Fields, Eccleston
Replies: 0
Views: 115

Tincklers Fields, Eccleston

A Hobby was heard calling and then seen briefly in flight, c25 Swallows were seen feeding low over the field next to Syd Brook Lane and c60 Goldfinch there too, also seen 3 Yellowhammer, 1 Buzzard, 6 House Martins and a Jay.
by John Edwards
Sat Sep 07, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Gannett? Tincklers fields Eccleston.
Replies: 2
Views: 242

Re: Gannett? Tincklers fields Eccleston.

That's a shame John, I would have headed up there but I had already planned to go to Martin Mere today.

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