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by Paul Hodson
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: White Coppice to High Bullough
Replies: 0
Views: 54

White Coppice to High Bullough

Kestrel 2. Buzzard. Song Thrush. Swift 9. Several family group's of Tits. Chiffchaff. Blackcap. load's of Willow Warbler. Redstart. Great spotted Woodpecker. Oystercatcher. Curlew heard calling from the Healey Nab area. 3 male Tufted Duck on High Bullough Reservoir Anglezarke Reservoir had a Great c...
by Paul Hodson
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eyes Lane/Sollom
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Eyes Lane/Sollom

Eyes Lane/River Douglas. Shelduck 2. female Goosander with 5 good sized youngsters. Mallard c10. Lapwing 2. Oystercatcher 2. Kestrel. Buzzard. Lesser Whitethroat. Common Whitethroat 2. Sedge Warbler 2. Chiffchaff. Yellowhammer 3. Goldfinch 4. Skylark 3-5 singing. Swallow c15 including 2 juveniles. 3...
by Paul Hodson
Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Butterfly Species and other insects - First Dates
Topic: Painted Lady
Replies: 1
Views: 25

Re: Painted Lady

2 by the canal at Sollom this lunchtime.
by Paul Hodson
Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Anglezarke
Replies: 0
Views: 66

Anglezarke

A very wet walk today, a good number of birds around despite the incessant rain. Anglezarke moor. singing Skylark c10. Meadow Pipit c30. Stonechat were seen at 3 locations on the moors, a pair with 4 juveniles near the Holt's Flat plantation and single males were at Drinkwaters and Great Hill farm. ...
by Paul Hodson
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eyes Lane/Sollom
Replies: 0
Views: 69

Eyes Lane/Sollom

Evening stroll 7.30-9.30

Highlight was a flock of c70 Lapwing on the potato fields by the canal.
Oystercatcher 5. Redshank. Shelduck 2. Buzzard. Sedge Warbler 2. Reed Warbler 7 on the canal. Swallow c10. House Martin 5.

Mammals.
2 Rabbits at Sollom and John Frankland at Red Bridge
by Paul Hodson
Sun Jun 09, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Euxton Kingfisher
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Euxton Kingfisher

Kingfisher on Chapel Brook by the house this afternoon
by Paul Hodson
Thu Jun 06, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lead mine Clough
Replies: 0
Views: 105

Lead mine Clough

Evening stroll after the rain. Grey Wagtail. Pied Wagtail 3+1 juvenile. Blackcap 2. several Willow Warbler. Goldcrest. On the moors above LMC were a pair of Canada Geese with 5 goslings. Curlew and Oystercatcher heard. Yarrow Reservoir. Pair of Great crested Grebe performing a courtship dance 12 Mal...
by Paul Hodson
Wed Jun 05, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Roddlesworth
Replies: 0
Views: 81

Roddlesworth

Evening stroll.
Common Sandpiper. pair of Bullfinch. family party of Long tailed Tits. Blackcap 2. Chiffchaff 2. Willow Warbler. Goldcrest. Song Thrush. House Martin 30-35. Swift 3. Swallow 4.
by Paul Hodson
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston Finney
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Re: Croston Finney

This morning.
Lapwing 23. Oystercatcher 4. Shelduck 8. Kestrel. Common Whitethroat 2. Reed Warbler 3.
Reed Bunting. Swift.
by Paul Hodson
Tue Jun 04, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston Finney
Replies: 1
Views: 108

Croston Finney

Brief early morning stop at Great hanging Bridge.
Lapwing 6. Oystercatcher 3. Shelduck 3. Lesser black backed Gull 5. Reed Warbler 2 on the Douglas. Common Whitethroat. several Goldfinch. Yellowhammer. Skylark 2 singing
by Paul Hodson
Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: White Coppice to Darwen tower
Replies: 0
Views: 95

White Coppice to Darwen tower

White Coppice to Heatherlea woods. Cuckoo. Kestrel. Goldcrest. Song Thrush. House Martin 15+. Grey Wagtail. male Tufted Duck and 2 juvenile Moorhen on the fishing lodge by Heatherlea woods. Withnell LNR. Blackcap. Great spotted Woodpecker. Swift 3. family party of Goldfinch. Roddlesworth. Canada Goo...
by Paul Hodson
Thu May 30, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Anglezarke Reservoir south end
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Anglezarke Reservoir south end

Evening stroll.
Anglezarke Reservoir south end.
Great crested Grebe 2. Canada Goose 12. Grey Heron 5. Curlew heard. Oystercatcher 2. Great spotted Woodpecker. Goldcrest. Willow Warbler 5-10. Blackcap. Song Thrush.

High Bullough Reservoir.
male Tufted Duck. Mallard 11+ 8 ducklings.
by Paul Hodson
Thu May 30, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston Finney
Replies: 0
Views: 78

Croston Finney

Early morning visit on the way to work.

Lapwing 34. Red legged Partridge 2. Stock Dove c30. Carrion Crow c20. Coot 2 on one of the drainage ditches. Greylag Goose 3 over. Skylark 2 singing. Tree Sparrow. Yellowhammer 2. Reed Bunting. Pied Wagtail 3 including 1 juvenile. Swift.

Rabbit 2.
by Paul Hodson
Mon May 27, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Roddlesworth
Replies: 0
Views: 99

Roddlesworth

Cuckoo in flight, headed in the direction of Heatherlea woods. Curlew heard. Common Sandpiper* Willow Warbler 5-10. Chiffchaff 2. Blackcap 3. Goldcrest. Pied Wagtail. Grey Wagtail 4 (2 pairs) Swallow. Swift. House Martin 6. Jackdaw 12. Grey Heron. Canada Goose 2 + 2 goslings. Grey Squirrel 3 Common ...
by Paul Hodson
Sun May 26, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eyes Lane/Sollom
Replies: 0
Views: 94

Eyes Lane/Sollom

Early afternoon stroll. Eyes Lane/River Douglas. female Yellow Wagtail. Pied Wagtail 3. Skylark 5-10. Yellowhammer 5-10. Reed Bunting 2. Goldfinch 2. Chiffchaff. Common Whitethroat 2. Swallow 6. Jackdaw 5. Buzzard 2. Kestrel. Moorhen 2. Mallard c15. female Goosander with 3 ducklings. Shelduck 14. Oy...

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