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by Paul Hodson
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bats 20 March 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 33

Re: Bats 20 March 2018

A small bat, presumably a pipistrelle, was flying around the house this evening
by Paul Hodson
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Reservoirs/Lead mine Clough
Replies: 0
Views: 74

Reservoirs/Lead mine Clough

Anglezarke Reservoir. Mallard c10. Treecreeper. Nuthatch 2. High Bullough Reservoir. 1 lonely Mallard. Yarrow Reservoir. Mallard 5. Goosander 21. Greylag Goose 14. Canada Goose 7. Cormorant 22. Lower Rivington Reservoir. Great crested Grebe 3. Buzzard overhead. Upper Rivington Reservoir. Mallard 2. ...
by Paul Hodson
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston Finney/Eyes Lane
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Croston Finney/Eyes Lane

Afternoon stroll. 1.00-2.30 Croston Finney. Pink footed Goose 22. Whooper Swan* 4. Shelduck 5. Lapwing 4. Singing Skylark. Eyes Lane flood/ River Douglas Black headed Gull c100. Mallard c20. Teal c50. Shelduck 6 + 1 dead, Canada Goose 2. Redshank 2. Oystercatcher 2. Kestrel. *Whooper Swan takes my s...
by Paul Hodson
Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Belmont, Ward's reservoir Toad Patrol 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 259

Re: Belmont, Ward's reservoir Toad Patrol 2019

I'll be there again Paul, I really enjoyed it last year, although as Tony says it was hard work sometimes with such a small team. Hopefully there'll be a few more volunteers this year. It's very satisfying work and much more fun than it sounds. If anyone is thinking of joining in you'll need a torch...
by Paul Hodson
Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Reservoirs
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Reservoirs

4.30-5.45. Anglezarke Reservoir south end. Great crested Grebe 2. Oystercatcher 2. Grey Wagtail. Upper Rivington reservoir. Tufted Duck 2. Greylag Goose 2. Cormorant 52. Lesser black backed Gull 4. Black headed Gull c500 on the fields between the reservoir and Nickleton brow. Pied Wagtail. Lower Riv...
by Paul Hodson
Wed Mar 06, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eyes Lane
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Eyes Lane

4.30-5.30.
Buzzard. Lapwing 32. Canada Goose 17. several Mallard. Teal 5. Moorhen 2. singing Skylark and Yellowhammer. Corn Bunting 78.
by Paul Hodson
Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Amphibians
Topic: Toad
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Toad

Came across a squashed toad on Ridley Lane, close to HMP Garth during this mornings Willow Tit survey
by Paul Hodson
Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Garden sighting.
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Garden sighting.

A Lesser Redpoll this afternoon was a first for the garden.

Takes my score to 87
by Paul Hodson
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Reservoirs
Replies: 0
Views: 67

Reservoirs

Evening stroll. 4.30-6.00.

Anglezarke Reservoir south end.
Black headed Gull c800. Great crested Grebe. Cormorant 3. Curlew* overhead. Grey Heron 2.

High Bullough Reservoir.
Mallard 11. Sparrowhawk.

Yarrow Reservoir.
Mallard c20. Goosander 28.

*Curlew takes my score to 86.
by Paul Hodson
Sun Feb 17, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eyes Lane/River Douglas
Replies: 0
Views: 91

Eyes Lane/River Douglas

Afternoon stroll. 3.00-4.30. Eyes Lane. Buzzard. Red legged Partridge 2. Lapwing 32. Green Sandpiper. Corn Bunting 28. Fieldfare c40. Starling c50. Shelduck 5. River Douglas. Mallard c40. Teal 7. Goosander 5. Canada Goose 11. Moorhen 8. Oystercatcher 3. Kingfisher at Common Bank on this mornings duc...
by Paul Hodson
Sat Feb 16, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Anglezarke
Replies: 0
Views: 82

Anglezarke

Anglezarke Reservoir. Mallard 11. Moorhen. Great crested Grebe. Black headed Gull c80. Lesser black backed Gull 3. Common Gull 12. Oystercatcher 5. Cormorant 3. several Fieldfare overhead. High Bullough Reservoir. Mallard 2. Tufted Duck 6. Yarrow Reservoir Mallard 3. Goosander 15. Lead mine Clough. ...
by Paul Hodson
Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Park Hall lake
Replies: 0
Views: 89

Park Hall lake

Passing visit on the way home from work.
Male and 2 female Gadwall still present. Mute Swan 2. several Mallard. Coot 2. Moorhen 6

Gadwall takes my score to 84
by Paul Hodson
Sun Feb 10, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eyes Lane
Replies: 0
Views: 97

Eyes Lane

Morning stroll. 9.30-11.00. Buzzard. Kestrel. *Red legged Partridge 7. Fieldfare c50. Redwing c30. Song Thrush 2. Corn Bunting 40+. Reed Bunting 2. Starling c50. Pink footed Goose 35 over. Lapwing 20. Shelduck 8. River Douglas. Mallard c20. Teal c15. Goosander. Canada Goose 5. Moorhen. *Oystercatche...
by Paul Hodson
Sat Feb 09, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Reservoirs
Replies: 0
Views: 91

Reservoirs

An early morning wander around the reserviors. Anglezarke Reservoir. Mallard 40. Great crested Grebe. Black headed Gull c50. Lesser black backed Gull 3. Buzzard. Peregrine. High Bullough Reservoir. Nothing. Yarrow Reservoir. Mallard 9. Goosander 2. Upper Rivington reservoir. Goosander 2. Tufted Duck...
by Paul Hodson
Sat Feb 02, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Reservoirs
Replies: 0
Views: 87

Reservoirs

Anglezarke Reservoir south end. Black headed Gull c80. Lesser black backed Gull 2. Cormorant 3. High Bullough Reservoir. pair of Goldeneye. Mallard 4. Tufted Duck 8. Yarrow Reservoir/Alance bridge. Mallard c20. Goosander 6. Teal 5. Sparrowhawk. Buzzard. Grey Wagtail. Chaffinch c15. Brambling. Nuthat...

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