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by steve
Wed Oct 15, 2014 10:16 pm
Forum: 2014 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Lower Healey
Replies: 2
Views: 1325

Re: Lower Healey

Hi Neil.
I have a photo dated 19th May 2014 showing adult and 4 small young. A photo dated 11th sept 2014 showing adult with 3 well grown young. I noticed this monday 13-10-14 that only 2 young were visible.
by steve
Wed Oct 15, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: 2014 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Wigeon
Replies: 0
Views: 698

Wigeon

Two Wigeon on Anglezarke Res, Northern end 13-10-14
Six Wigeon in middle Anglezarke Res today @ 1.00pm 15-10-14
by steve
Fri Oct 10, 2014 10:16 pm
Forum: 2014 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Is it the last swallow ?
Replies: 4
Views: 1717

Re: Is it the last swallow ?

1 Swallow South over Harpers Lane at 4.00pm today just after heavy rain shower.
by steve
Thu Aug 21, 2014 12:31 pm
Forum: 2014 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Anglezarke Reservoir
Replies: 2
Views: 906

Re: Anglezarke Reservoir

Hi Neil. Greenshank feeding between watermans cottage and mud islands 20/8/14 around 11:00am, also adult Ringed Plover on mud islands, Plover was hassled off by Lapwings and was last seen flying erratically low south down Anglezarke res. Also 70 + Lapwing. 21/8/14. 8:30 am. Different Greenshank ( da...
by steve
Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:48 pm
Forum: 2013 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Waterbird sightings 26/11/2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1043

Re: Waterbird sightings 26/11/2013

It is Gary. Best count of Wigeon i've had in years on the reservoir complex, at best it's one or two, with many blank years. I watched them arrive from the south, about 12:30. Circled twice landed northern end close to Grey Heights wood side and started feeding on the partly submerged vegetation str...
by steve
Tue Nov 26, 2013 7:44 pm
Forum: 2013 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Waterbird sightings 26/11/2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1043

Waterbird sightings 26/11/2013

Teal........ 14 on pool northern end Anglezarke res Wigeon.......... 3M 6F main water towards northern end Anglezarke res Mallard......... 100 + Anglezarke res Tufted Duck......... 6M 3F High Bullough res Goldeneye......... 2F Higher Healey lodge G C Grebe......... 1 Higher Healey lodge Wigeon.........
by steve
Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:48 am
Forum: 2013 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Late Hirundines
Replies: 1
Views: 769

Re: Late Hirundines

Neil. According to my daughter who dropped me off at Rivington Bowling club in the pouring rain, I gave you the wrong date. For the record it was Monday 21st oct that I saw the House Martins and the swallow. Nice to see you again, long time no see. steve. P.S............... 2M Wheatear in the plough...
by steve
Fri Apr 09, 2010 2:52 pm
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Rivington 9-4-10
Replies: 0
Views: 611

Rivington 9-4-10

Late morning early afternoon. 4 goosander Yarrow res

GSW & Green Woody dean wood area 2 GSW rivington church. Wood Warbler singing close to Rivi bowling club. 3 Oystercatcher Anglezarke res 2 LRP Anglezarke res 2 Grey Heron on island upper riv res.

steve
by steve
Thu Apr 08, 2010 7:54 pm
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Anglezarke/White Coppice moors
Replies: 0
Views: 569

Anglezarke/White Coppice moors

Plenty Red Grouse seen and heard between Anglezarke & White Coppice on the moors today, low numbers of pipits & larks tho.

steve.
by steve
Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:09 pm
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Rivington/ Anglezarke area 6/7-4-2010
Replies: 1
Views: 768

Rivington/ Anglezarke area 6/7-4-2010

6-4-10 2 chiffchaff along track at allance bridge 1 swallow feeding above farm on " the street" 7-4-10 2 swallows on wires at black horse limbrick lots of calling chiffchaff lead mines clough redshank heard from monument above lead mine clough steady trickle of sand martins heading north over road f...
by steve
Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:44 pm
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Mediterranean Gull 23.3.10
Replies: 4
Views: 1370

Sorted :D
by steve
Tue Mar 23, 2010 9:25 pm
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Mediterranean Gull 23.3.10
Replies: 4
Views: 1370

No neil, although i was around the area at 15:00 when the med gull was reported. There were gulls down by the millstone embankment area and two figures walking on waters edge close to millstone end, could have been them that reported it.
I was looking for Wheatear on the moors :(
by steve
Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:24 pm
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Reservoirs 22/23 feb 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 725

Reservoirs 22/23 feb 2010

22nd feb 7 Goosanders yarrow res . 1 oystercatcher stood on ice with black headed gulls south end of anglezarke res. 23rd feb 1m Brambling in hawthorn bushes west side anglezarke res. 196 Canada Geese 40+ Mallard 10 Teal 1m Pochard 1 Oystercatcher still stood on ice with B H Gulls south end anglezar...
by steve
Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:03 pm
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Anglezarke res 11-2-10 Afternoon
Replies: 0
Views: 724

Anglezarke res 11-2-10 Afternoon

1 Great Crested Grebe
64 Canada Geese
70+ Mallard
4m 1f Pochard & 1m 1f Goldeneye ( northern end )
1 Commom Buzzard circling low over Chorley res wood



10-2-10 1 Common Buzzard being mobbed by 2 Carrion Crows Dean wood early afternoon.
by steve
Wed Feb 03, 2010 2:56 pm
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Yarrow Res 3-2-2010 Early afternoon
Replies: 0
Views: 637

Yarrow Res 3-2-2010 Early afternoon

5m 6f Goosander


dead male Goosander at side of "breeding pond". on higher riv res, down track by rivington bowling green over wall.

steve.

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