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by peter rowlands
Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: Marshside
Replies: 0
Views: 46

Marshside

Counted at least 27 Goslings with three adult pairs on the Golf course at Marshside today.
by peter rowlands
Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: Martin Mere
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Re: Martin Mere

Could anyone give me an id on this Mouse/vole please. It was very small and plump. nice to see lots of Swifts, Swallows, sand Martins and house Martins feeding in the rain.
by peter rowlands
Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Common Bank Lodge families
Replies: 2
Views: 145

Re: Common Bank Lodge families

On and around the Lodge today. Much the same as Ian. The two young Little Grebes doing well. 1 Jay. 1 Reed Bunting. Goldfinch and lots of Mayflies fluttering about. Some very large fish basking close to the edge of the water was nice to see.
by peter rowlands
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: Martin Mere
Replies: 2
Views: 71

Martin Mere

A Spotted flycatcher showed well from the Kingfisher hide this afternoon but only for a couple of minutes, managed to get a couple of shots before it disappeared. Lots of Shelduck with young around the Reserve. Didn't see any Raptors but a GS Woodpecker showed well from one of the hides.
by peter rowlands
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Pincock Street Euxton
Replies: 0
Views: 79

Pincock Street Euxton

An hours walk late afternoon. Birds seen; 1 Jay. Blackbirds. 2 juvenile Songthrush. Woodpigeons. Robin. Blackcap singing. 1 Nuthatch. Goldfinch. 1 Pied Wagtail. B/G and LT Tits with young. Kingfisher flying upstream. Magpies. Mallard with 9 young chicks and another Mallard further downstream with mu...
by peter rowlands
Fri May 31, 2019 9:31 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hic Bibi butterflies
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: Hic Bibi butterflies

Thanks Len.
by peter rowlands
Thu May 30, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hic Bibi butterflies
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: Hic Bibi butterflies

After the rain the sun came out and so did the Butterflies. Interesting to watch a pair of Common blue Butterflies copulating today. Still lots of Common Blues and a few Small Whites, Green veined and Speckled Wood. Birds seen and heard. 2 Chiffchaffs. Blackbirds. 1 Songthrush. Goldfinch. Chaffinch....
by peter rowlands
Sun May 26, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Breeding birds in gardens
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: Breeding birds in gardens

My feeders at the moment are full of Starlings and House Sparrows, both Adult and young, and the hedgerows alongside Primrose fields, just across from were I live have lots of Sparrows in them and that's were the adult sparrows appear to be taking the seed, so maybe more young to come. The estate in...
by peter rowlands
Sat May 25, 2019 10:15 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Breeding birds in gardens
Replies: 4
Views: 164

Re: Breeding birds in gardens

Nice to see these youngsters Len. Brilliant shots.
by peter rowlands
Tue May 21, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: White Coppice
Replies: 1
Views: 199

White Coppice

18-00 to 20-00. Birds seen; Woodpigeon. House Sparrow. Blackbirds+Juvenile. Pied Wagtail. Robin. Dunnock. B/G LT Tits. Moorhen with three young. Mallard. 5+House Martins. Swallows. Lots of Willow Warblers. Pheasant. Kestrel. Buzzard being mobbed and calling. Chaffinch. Chiffchaff. Goldfinch. Magpies...
by peter rowlands
Sat May 11, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: Martin mere reedbed walk .
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: Martin mere reedbed walk .

Good day for the smaller birds today at Martin Mere. Birds feeding young, Nesting and singing. also lots of Butterflies.
by peter rowlands
Sat May 11, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Anglezarke
Replies: 1
Views: 122

Re: Anglezarke

White Coppice. Much the same as Paul but a White Crow showed well near no6 Res. a Kestrel was mobbing a Buzzard, While I was stood on the bridge over the Goit near the cricket field a Sparrowhawk flew from east to west along the Goit.
by peter rowlands
Sat May 11, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Goosander with young .
Replies: 2
Views: 165

Re: Goosander with young .

Yesterday. The Female Goosander still with six young near to Croston, and the younger brood closer to Eccleston. Two Male Mandarin on the river close to the church. A Buzzard, 2 Pied Wagtails, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Canada Geese and lots of Corvids also seen.
by peter rowlands
Fri May 10, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: garden fledglings
Replies: 8
Views: 303

Re: garden fledglings

Thanks Gary.
by peter rowlands
Thu May 09, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: garden fledglings
Replies: 8
Views: 303

Re: garden fledglings

Four young House Sparrows and five young Starlings being fed in the garden today. One of the House Sparrows was collecting feathers, so maybe wanting to breed again. Also Jackdaws and Woodpigeons made a show.

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