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by Neil Southworth
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Gull Roost
Replies: 0
Views: 21

Gull Roost

Late news for Sunday when the third winter Yellow-legged Gull and 9 adult Mediterranean Gulls were in the Lower Rivington gull roost. Info from Phil Rhodes via Manchester Birding web site.
by Neil Southworth
Sun Feb 17, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hirundines
Replies: 0
Views: 62

Hirundines

Over the weekend there have been several sightings of all the regular hirundines around the country including Swallows as far north as the Outer Hebrides and Shetland. Eyes to the skies and we might get a February record!
by Neil Southworth
Sun Feb 17, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Gillibrand - Great Hill - Brinscall - Abbey Village
Replies: 3
Views: 114

Re: Gillibrand - Great Hill - Brinscall - Abbey Village

I don't suppose they are, and don't imagine they are rare in your garden either! :D
by Neil Southworth
Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:22 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Whittle-le-Woods Woodcock
Replies: 3
Views: 144

Re: Whittle-le-Woods Woodcock

Welcome to the Forum, John. We look forward to receiving your posts.
by Neil Southworth
Sat Feb 16, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bretherton Eyes
Replies: 0
Views: 49

Bretherton Eyes

Fairly quiet with the only large flock being Starlings and more interestingly Stock Dove. Not a sign of any Pheasants so they've presumably been wiped out by the shooting season. Nice to hear a Skylark in full song. Sightings:- River:- Canada Goose 17, Mallard 12, Teal 3, Moorhen 6, Oystercatcher* 2...
by Neil Southworth
Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Willow Tit Survey
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Re: Willow Tit Survey

Try it now.
by Neil Southworth
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Willow Tit Survey
Replies: 3
Views: 109

Willow Tit Survey

Please see the new Natural History sub-Forum below regarding a forthcoming Willow Tit survey which we are carrying out in conjunction with the RSPB.
by Neil Southworth
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Willow Tit Survey 2019/20
Topic: RSPB Willow Tit Survey
Replies: 1
Views: 33

RSPB Willow Tit Survey

The RSPB and other conservation organisations are carrying out a nationwide survey of Willow Tit, which is a Red-listed species, with the second largest decline of any bird species in the UK. CDNHS has been invited by the RSPB via Steve White, the county bird recorder, to survey several tetrads with...
by Neil Southworth
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Year List Challenge
Topic: Species recorded in 2019
Replies: 14
Views: 598

Re: Species recorded in 2019

Oystercatcher takes us to 102.
by Neil Southworth
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lower Healey / Heapey Lodges
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Lower Healey / Heapey Lodges

Lower Healey:- Just a pair of Coot and a Moorhen on Top Lodge. Nothing visible on Bottom Lodge. Otherwise Kestrel, 2 Song Thrush in song, Mistle Thrush rattling and Chaffinch in song Heapey Lodges:- No. 1 - Mallard 6, No.2 - Tufted Duck 6, No.3 - Mallard 7, Tufted Duck 7, Moorhen 2 Other birds:- BH ...
by Neil Southworth
Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Withnell Fold
Replies: 0
Views: 100

Withnell Fold

Water free and bird free at the flashes this afternoon. Very little to see:-
Canada Goose 46, Hybrid Goose 15, Mallard 6, Moorhen, Pheasant, Grey Heron 2, Starling 20, Mistle and Song Thrush singing, GS Pecker calling
Mammals:- molehills in at least 3 fields.
by Neil Southworth
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Reservoirs
Replies: 0
Views: 57

Reservoirs

Upper Rivington:- Mallard 4, GC Grebe, Grey Heron 3, Cormorant 14, BH Gull 50, Common Gull 4
Lower Rivington:- GC Grebe, LBB Gull
Anglezarke:- not a single bird seen on the water from either the north or south end.
by Neil Southworth
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Song Thrush
Replies: 0
Views: 61

Song Thrush

One singing near home this morning was the first I've heard this year.
by Neil Southworth
Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Duxbury Woods am.
Replies: 2
Views: 95

Re: Duxbury Woods am.

What was the ground like, Lydia? Are wellies advisable?

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