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by gary lilley
Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston/mawdesley moss .
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Re: Croston/mawdesley moss .

Blackcap brings my year list up to 97 species .
by gary lilley
Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston/mawdesley moss .
Replies: 1
Views: 41

Croston/mawdesley moss .

Several pied wagtail , 2 kestrel ( one dropped on a rodent while watching the plough ) lots of gulls following the plough , 2 buzzard , 10 yellowhammer , 9 corn bunting , flock of mixed finches ( around 80 goldfinch/ linnets ) , lapwings seen on several fields , 3 chiffchaff , 1 singing blackcap , n...
by gary lilley
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Osprey!
Replies: 3
Views: 99

Osprey!

Possible osprey sighting just seen over my house heading west high up , didnt get a great view .
by gary lilley
Sat Apr 04, 2020 8:20 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: eccleston syd brook.
Replies: 0
Views: 42

eccleston syd brook.

Brief early morning visit , 3/4 chiffchaff , several nuthatches , treecreeper , coal tit checking nestsite out ( hole in a wooden sleeper ) , pair of mandarin on the brook , 6 teal on the small pond .
by gary lilley
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:11 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Common Scoter
Replies: 28
Views: 388

Re: Common Scoter

Large movement of Common Scoters over Spurn point last night with over 2000 calls logged .
by gary lilley
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Rookeries , Highfield rd Croston .
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Rookeries , Highfield rd Croston .

3rd visit in recent days , everytime the rookery has been very quiet all the nests next to the bowling green are inactive ( 20/30) further up the wooded area there was activity with around 10 nests with some only just starting nest building while some were sat on nests , obviously been some major di...
by gary lilley
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston twin lakes / sewage works area /croston finney .
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Croston twin lakes / sewage works area /croston finney .

Croston twin lakes /sewage works , fields being ploughed which had attracted around 200 bh gulls , alba wagtails ( several candidates for white wagtails ) several linnet . Twin lakes , 2 gc grebes , several mallard , coot , moorhen . Croston finney , decent flock of fieldfare had gathered in trees n...
by gary lilley
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Common Scoter
Replies: 28
Views: 388

Re: Common Scoter

Just had around half a hour in my back garden with the half moon shining well , the breeze strong at times and rattling fences as well background traffic sometimes making it difficult to listen but managed to hear 2 lots of scoters , several mallard , canada geese , 2 male and 1 female tawny owl , i...
by gary lilley
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston twin lakes / sewage works area /croston finney .
Replies: 0
Views: 38

Croston twin lakes / sewage works area /croston finney .

Twin lakes , 4 sand martin still braving the cold conditions , spotted a wader dropping down on a wet field over on bretherton eyes it was probably a redshank . Meadow lane , several hundred black headed gull following the plough . Croston finney , compound area held a singing song thrush , pair of ...
by gary lilley
Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston twin lakes / sewage works area /croston finney .
Replies: 0
Views: 62

Croston twin lakes / sewage works area /croston finney .

4 sand martin over the first lake , 5 meadow pipit , 2 yellowhammer , small peregrine/ merlin type bird seen going into a dive , several pied wagtail , 4 gc grebes , kingfisher seen in flight over meadow lane , on the finney at least 5 yellowhammer , several reed bunting , several lapwing , 2 redsha...
by gary lilley
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Garden birds.
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Garden birds.

Male sparrowhawk just been in again .
by gary lilley
Sun Mar 29, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eccleston .
Replies: 0
Views: 67

Eccleston .

50+ curlew along back lane was a very good count , 10 chiffchaff in song , pair of yellowhammer along back lane , 2 female goosander ( yarrow, syd brook ) several mallard , 2 teal , 2 snipe , 2 oystercatcher feeding on the cricket field , treecreeper nest buiding in a willow along the yarrow , 3 buz...
by gary lilley
Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eccleston / heskin .
Replies: 0
Views: 108

Eccleston / heskin .

5 singing chiffchaff , 6 nuthatch , pair of grey wagtail on the syd brook , 3 goldcrest , 4 pied wagtail , 1 great spotted woodpecker , heard bullfinch , 1 buzzard , 1 jay , 1 moorhen .
by gary lilley
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Walk along the Yarrow
Replies: 3
Views: 155

Re: Walk along the Yarrow

Green woodpecker is a very rare bird for the area , great find Phil .
by gary lilley
Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: eccleston syd brook.
Replies: 0
Views: 63

eccleston syd brook.

Brief mooch , several mallard , 2 canada geese , 2 chiffchaff singing , at least 3 bullfinch , blue and great tits , 1 jay , pied wagtail .

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