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by lindsay
Tue May 14, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Withnell, White Coppice and Brinscall
Replies: 0
Views: 74

Withnell, White Coppice and Brinscall

Walked up to the fells via WIthnell Villa and over towards Great Hill before turning at the path junction and going down to White Coppice and followed the fellside path until Heatherlea where I joined the Goit path. Birds seen/heard included Skylark, Stonechat, Dipper and several sightings and sound...
by lindsay
Thu May 02, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Strange sighting!
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: Strange sighting!

No mark it was much to skinny and ran very fast like a gecko, ie one opposite leg after another!
by lindsay
Thu May 02, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Strange sighting!
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Strange sighting!

Just out checking on hogs when a creature about 6 inches long dashed across my patio. Gait was similar to a gecko ie running alternate legs. Baby squirrel, lizard?? Yes I have had a drink, but not that much! Really now do need to get a wildlife camera!
by lindsay
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: various
Replies: 0
Views: 68

various

Otter seen on the reserve twice in the last week, Wood Warbler seen today in Boilton Wood, not a common sighting on the reserve. Larva of White-letter and Purple Hairstreak seen giving confirmation that both species actually do breed on site and several new bee and hoverfly species recorded this Spr...
by lindsay
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Gargany
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: Garganey

Still present on Meadow Lane
by lindsay
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Gargany
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Gargany

There has been a male Gargany on Meadow lake for the past few days. Usually seen beneath the osprey pole
by lindsay
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: hedgehog
Replies: 0
Views: 95

hedgehog

One in my back garden tonight
by lindsay
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Little Owl
Replies: 0
Views: 142

Little Owl

Just heard a Little Owl flying above my house in Withnell!
by lindsay
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: marsh tit
Replies: 0
Views: 103

marsh tit

Definate confirmation of a marsh tit in Boilton wood. 2 bitterns confirmed and eggs of white letter hairstreak and purple hairstreak butterflies found. An exciting week on the reserve!
by lindsay
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Bittern
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Re: Bittern

Bittern or rather Bitterns showing well today both on Meadow Lake and No 1 Pit
by lindsay
Sat Jan 26, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Bittern
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Re: Bittern

Showing well to the left of the Osprey pole, viewed from the 2nd passing place on the entrance road today.
by lindsay
Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Bittern
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Re: Bittern

Still showing regularly in different parts of the reserve ??? 2
by lindsay
Sun Jan 06, 2019 12:30 pm
Forum: Brockholes Nature Reserve
Topic: Bittern
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Bittern

One showing well from the Visitor Village on Meadow Lake this morning
by lindsay
Sat Dec 22, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bramblings
Replies: 8
Views: 697

Re: Bramblings

Ive put some out. Watch this space!
by lindsay
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bramblings
Replies: 8
Views: 697

Re: Bramblings

Thanks Phil. A friend of mine lives not so far away from you, I will tell her to keep her eyes peeled, meanwhile I will try your nyger trick and see if I can tempt any to Withnell. I love seeing Bramblings but have never seen any locally.

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