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by John Howlett7
Fri Nov 02, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tawny Owl
Replies: 0
Views: 448

Tawny Owl

Disco started in Astley park and flushed a tawny owl over Millfield rd at 5-15pm 2nd of November.
by John Howlett7
Mon Oct 22, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: slav grebe
Replies: 3
Views: 793

slav grebe

Possible slavonian grebe 95%sure, at Rivington res just after the Millstone, seen from the bus, too big to be a lilittle grebe, very white on the breast, very uupright stance.
by John Howlett7
Mon Oct 08, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Astley park a murder of crows
Replies: 0
Views: 389

Astley park a murder of crows

9-30 am 30 plus crows over Dog Trap wood, very Hitchcockian.
by John Howlett7
Fri May 25, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Astley Park
Replies: 1
Views: 559

Re: Astley Park

4 eggs left in the swan's nest. A mallard nested in a garden on Astley rd.the owner and a neighbour
shepherded the female and 8 ducklings into Astley park making sure they avoided the traffic, ( good for them ).
by John Howlett7
Tue May 15, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Astley park
Replies: 0
Views: 334

Astley park

4 swifts over Park Road, the swans in Astley park have 6 eggs at the moment. 15th of May.
by John Howlett7
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Astley park
Replies: 0
Views: 338

Astley park

Short walk through Astley park at 11am, 6Jays flying around calling, 4 Buzzards circling then heading off north, male and female GSWs,plus all the usual suspects.
by John Howlett7
Mon Dec 18, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Tawny Owl
Replies: 0
Views: 520

Tawny Owl

Tawny Owl heard on Millfield Rd at approx 2am Monday, woke me up.
by John Howlett7
Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Astley park
Replies: 0
Views: 719

Astley park

A short walk in the morning revealed a heron fishing on the lake, then a walk through the woods gave a sighting of a kingfisher flying along the Chor. Other birds seen, lots of various tits, half a dozen jays, and numerous nuthatches.
by John Howlett7
Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Walk from Withnell Fold to Chorley
Replies: 0
Views: 680

Walk from Withnell Fold to Chorley

11 Buzzards in 3 groups between Withnell and Botany,12 to 1pm.
by John Howlett7
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Osprey
Replies: 0
Views: 743

Osprey

Seen briefly flying north over the Park Road area a possible Osprey being mobbed by gulls ???
Did anyone else see it, I would love to confirm the sighting.
by John Howlett7
Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Waxwings
Replies: 0
Views: 564

Waxwings

At least 12 waxwings flying between the back of the council offices to Hollinshead st. at 12-30 today 2nd of January.
by John Howlett7
Tue Oct 11, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston area
Replies: 0
Views: 454

Croston area

A walk around Croston on Tuesday produced flocks of goldfinch, GSWoodpecker, a flight of 1000+ geese mainly pinkies, several skylarks, a white partridge and a white pheasant plus all the usual suspects, no raptors unfortunately.
by John Howlett7
Thu Sep 01, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: House martins
Replies: 0
Views: 396

House martins

30+house martins over Astley park 9.30am today.
by John Howlett7
Thu Jul 28, 2016 7:41 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: ring-neck paraqueet
Replies: 0
Views: 483

ring-neck paraqueet

Pair of pparaqueets in Dog Trap wood 7am 28th. My first sighting after hearing them for weeks.
by John Howlett7
Tue Jun 21, 2016 4:35 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Heapey lodges
Replies: 0
Views: 387

Heapey lodges

2 Painted Ladies near Heapey No2 lodge 12.00 Tuesday.

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