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by Paul Hodson
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Garden Butterflies
Replies: 1
Views: 34

Re: Garden Butterflies

2 Red Admiral.
2 Small Tortoiseshell.
1 Painted Lady.
Also on Sedum.
by Paul Hodson
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eyes Lane/Sollom
Replies: 0
Views: 34

Eyes Lane/Sollom

Evening stroll along the Douglas and the canal at Sollom.

River Douglas.
Little Grebe. Mallard c30. single Teal. Moorhen 2. Kestrel. Buzzard. Sparrowhawk. Starling c80. Jackdaw c30. Pink footed Geese 9 overhead

Canal at Sollom.
Mallard c10+3 ducklings. Moorhen 5. Common Snipe. several Linnet.
by Paul Hodson
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lead mine Clough/ Holt's flat
Replies: 0
Views: 86

Lead mine Clough/ Holt's flat

Evening stroll 5.30-7.45. A female/immature Marsh harrier was a nice surprise this evening, the bird seemed to approach from the direction of Belmont and circled low around the Holt's flat area for a while before disappearing from view. Other sightings. Several Coal tit and a couple of Goldcrest in ...
by Paul Hodson
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston/mawdesley moss .
Replies: 1
Views: 106

Re: Croston/mawdesley moss .

Afternoon visit, also in the drizzle. Pink footed Geese c150 headed west. Canada Goose 5. Goosander 7 over the Douglas. Moorhen 3+1 small chick. Grey Heron. Lesser black backed Gull c130. Herring Gull c80. Curlew 3. Kestrel 2. Buzzard. Linnet 50+. Goldfinch 80+. Sedge Warbler skulking in one of the ...
by Paul Hodson
Mon Sep 09, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mammals
Replies: 23
Views: 1136

Re: Mammals

Very small dead hedgehog on Lower Burgh road this morning
by Paul Hodson
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Anglezarke Moors
Replies: 0
Views: 89

Anglezarke Moors

Star bird of the day was a Hobby hunting over the moors for half an hour at midday, seemed to be catching insects and eating them on the wing: another sighting a couple of hours later over Lead mine Clough was possibly the same bird. 2 family parties of Stonechat, a male with 2 juveniles at Great Hi...
by Paul Hodson
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Garden Butterflies
Replies: 2
Views: 101

Garden Butterflies

Good number of butterflies feeding on the Sedums and remaining Buddliea flowers this afternoon.

Red Admiral 11. Painted Lady 4. Comma 2. Small Tortoiseshell 3. Peacock 3. Speckled Wood. several Large/ small White
by Paul Hodson
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: High Bullough reservoir
Replies: 0
Views: 90

High Bullough reservoir

Evening visit.
Adult Little Grebe with 2 juveniles. Tufted duck 5. Mallard c30. Moorhen.

c800 mixed gulls on Anglezarke reservoir,
by Paul Hodson
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Sparrowhawk
Replies: 0
Views: 86

Sparrowhawk

Sparrowhawk chasing starlings on Princess way in Euxton this morning.
by Paul Hodson
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mammals
Replies: 23
Views: 1136

Re: Mammals

Dead hedgehog in the road by Common Bank lodge this morning
by Paul Hodson
Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Winter Hill
Replies: 0
Views: 92

Winter Hill

10.30-12.00.
female Merlin. Raven 3. Red Grouse. Wheatear 3. Skylark 2. Swallow 2.
by Paul Hodson
Fri Aug 30, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Amphibians
Topic: Euxton newt.
Replies: 0
Views: 55

Euxton newt.

Smooth newt under a plant pot in the garden this evening
by Paul Hodson
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Anglezarke Reservoir south end
Replies: 0
Views: 92

Anglezarke Reservoir south end

Evening stroll.
Anglezarke Reservoir south end.
Mallard 4. Black headed Gull 200-250. Lesser black backed Gull 50-60. single Herring Gull.

High Bullough Reservoir.
Mallard 15. Tufted Duck 3.
Little Grebe chick pestering a parent bird for food.
Buzzard.
by Paul Hodson
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:02 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Foxes
Replies: 0
Views: 92

Foxes

2 young looking foxes on the path by the Goit near White Coppice this evening
by Paul Hodson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Garden sightings
Replies: 0
Views: 78

Garden sightings

pair of Bullfinch on the feeders.

Buzzard and a single Swift overhead.

Tawny Owl hooting in the woods after dark

11 Red Admiral. 3 Small Tortoiseshell. Painted Lady. Comma. 4 Peacock.

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