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by gary lilley
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mawdesley moss Quail !
Replies: 0
Views: 4

Mawdesley moss Quail !

Just heard a quail ( 7.40pm ) up the track from wood lane farm in the grass field after the field with several lapwing on the right hand side , the bird was calling frequently but then went silent hope it stays around , also seen 2 corn bunting , 1 buzzard , several bullfinch , blackcap , 2 yellowha...
by gary lilley
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston twin lakes / sewage works area / reedbed .
Replies: 0
Views: 33

Croston twin lakes / sewage works area / reedbed .

4 oystercatcher , 4 adult gc grebe , 2 juv gc grebes , 2 adult coot , 3 juv coot , 1 common tern perched on buoy , 10+ canada geese , several mallard , 1 reed warbler , 2 whitethroat , 1 wren , 1 goldcrest , 2 reed bunting .
Reedbed , 3 singing reed warbler , chiffchaff , 2 reed bunting .
by gary lilley
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Meadow Brown. Lower Burgh Meadow
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Meadow Brown. Lower Burgh Meadow

I had my first on the 14th near to the syd brook John .
by gary lilley
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston finney /moss.
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Croston finney /moss.

1 buzzard , 1 kestrel , 1 sparrowhawk , lapwings seen in 5 areas ( some flooded fields ) 2 small young spotted around 80 counted , 1 grey partridge , 1 red legged partridge ,5 yellowhammer , 3 reed bunting , 2 corn bunting , 1 reed warbler , lots of whitethroat one of which was feigning injury ( plo...
by gary lilley
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lapwing, Buckshaw - Buzzard, Liseux Hall
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Lapwing, Buckshaw - Buzzard, Liseux Hall

I spotted the lapwing on saturday Brian and it appeared to be brooding young also the other adult was flying above , dont think they had bred on the roundabout though .
by gary lilley
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bird ringing .
Replies: 0
Views: 63

Bird ringing .

Just had an adult starling in the garden with metal rings on either leg it was feeding a single juv .
by gary lilley
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: bits and bobs.
Replies: 0
Views: 48

bits and bobs.

Lead mine clough , blacbird on nest , plenty of juv tits , several willow warbler , buzzard hunting kestrel style .
Anglezarke , 50+ canada geese out in the middle of the res , 2 gc grebe , 1 moorhen .
Back lane ( eccleston ) 2 chiffchaff , 1 male yellowhammer .
by gary lilley
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Oystercatchers .
Replies: 0
Views: 53

Oystercatchers .

4 near to parklands school this evening and just heard one over my house 12.15 am .
by gary lilley
Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: bits and bobs.
Replies: 0
Views: 56

bits and bobs.

Buckshaw , 2 oystercatcher feeding on a grass roundabout , 3 pied wagtail .
A6 area sea view , 3 buzzard , 1 sparrowhawk ( scruffy plumage ) , 1 gs woodpecker , juv tits.
Syd brook , 1 buzzard , tawny owl perched low in hedgerow ,2 raven , first meadow brown of the spring/ summer .
by gary lilley
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bretherton , moss lane / north road area .
Replies: 0
Views: 81

Bretherton , moss lane / north road area .

Evening visit in hope of a quail calling , plenty of good habitat but no luck , birds spotted / heard 7 whitethroat , heard 1 lesser whitethroat ( alarm call ) , 2 chiffchaff , 4 yellowhammer , 6 linnet , 2 greenfinch , 1 chaffinch , 2 goldfinch , wren , blackbirds , 2/3 skylark , 2 shelduck , 8 mal...
by gary lilley
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: wymott ponds area .
Replies: 0
Views: 83

wymott ponds area .

Another lesser whitethroat found ( at least 3 in the area ) near to the railway line , blackcap family , willow warbler , 2 chiffchaff , reed bunting singing in a new area ( at least 3 in the area ) , single greenfinch drinking from a puddle , goldfinch , chaffinch , heard bullfinch , blue , graet a...
by gary lilley
Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: wymott ponds area .
Replies: 0
Views: 67

wymott ponds area .

Explored a few different area this morning , a great view of a lesser whitethroat was the highlight with 5 common blue butterflies coming a close second also seen blackcap , willow warbler , chiffchaff , whitethroat , bullfinch , 2 buzzard , pair of reed bunting ( fem nest building ) , chatting to a...
by gary lilley
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eccleston .
Replies: 0
Views: 68

Eccleston .

Brief glimpse of a kingfisher on the syd brook , 2 chiffchaff along bradley lane , whitethroart and lesser whitethroat in hedgerows at the entrance to bradley hall farm , it was a bit worrying of the lack of swallows around the farmyard .
by gary lilley
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: eccleston syd brook.
Replies: 0
Views: 74

eccleston syd brook.

1 buzzard , a heron was perched in a tree , male mandarin , carrion crow eating tadpoles from a pond which is nearly dried up ( must rescue some tomorrow ) .
by gary lilley
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: river yarrow euxton / eccleston .
Replies: 1
Views: 89

Re: river yarrow euxton / eccleston .

also 3 bullfinch .

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