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by Neil Southworth
Thu May 24, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Hic Bibi
Replies: 5
Views: 128

Re: Hic Bibi

I'm ashamed to admit that I still haven't had Swift this year. :oops: In my defence I've been to Scotland for a week. However, I've noticed that up to a 1,000 have been reported feeding at Pennington Flash. Which comes to the next point. We don't really know the exact breeding sites of Swift in the ...
by Neil Southworth
Thu May 24, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Astley Park
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Astley Park

The pair of Mute Swans have just two cygnets - a poor return from the 6 eggs reported. No sign of reproduction from other species on the lake. Chiffchaff and Blackcap singing in the wooded areas.
Mammal:- Brown Rat
Insects:- Orange Tip <5
by Neil Southworth
Wed May 23, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Year List Challenge
Topic: Species recorded in 2018
Replies: 51
Views: 2818

Re: Species recorded in 2018

Hobby takes us to 143
by Neil Southworth
Wed May 23, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Ring-necked Parakeet
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Ring-necked Parakeet

A Ring-necked Parakeet flew over the garden last night.
by Neil Southworth
Wed May 23, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Starlings.
Replies: 4
Views: 123

Re: Starlings.

The local flock has now built up to around a dozen.
by Neil Southworth
Wed May 23, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: White Coppice to Heatherlea .
Replies: 2
Views: 96

Re: White Coppice to Heatherlea .

That's a great image of a Wood Warbler, Janice.
by Neil Southworth
Tue May 22, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: White Coppice area
Replies: 1
Views: 102

White Coppice area

Heapey No.3 lodge: - the pair of Mute Swans have now produced 6 cygnets. I was worried that there was no sign of the adult male, but then found it on No.5 (aka Smith's lodge), obviously getting away from the kids! Also Mallard with 5 ducklings, and Willow Warbler singing. White Coppice to Heatherle...
by Neil Southworth
Tue May 22, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Starlings.
Replies: 4
Views: 123

Re: Starlings.

Just a few youngsters squawking around the neighbourhood yesterday afternoon.
by Neil Southworth
Mon May 21, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Black Stork (possible!?)
Replies: 1
Views: 101

Re: Black Stork (possible!?)

We have had a couple of previous records of Black Stork passing over on migration. I notice that it has been classed as unconfirmed.
by Neil Southworth
Sun May 20, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Withnell Fold flashes and canal.
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Withnell Fold flashes and canal.

Canada Goose 52 + 20 goslings, Mallard 7, Shelduck 2, Moorhen 2, Oystercatcher, Lapwing min 40, Curlew calling, Stock Dove, GS Pecker 3, Swallow several, House Martin, Skylark, Pied Wagtail, Blackcap 2, Chiffchaff 2, Willow Warbler 2, Reed Bunting 5 singing Butterflies:- Orange Tip <5, GV White 10-2...
by Neil Southworth
Sat May 19, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Evening Walk to Roddlesworth Woods 17.5.18
Replies: 7
Views: 285

Re: Evening Walk to Roddlesworth Woods 17.5.18

Fine evening, almost cloudless, calm, good visibility and cooling down towards sunset. 10 in the group. Walked between 1900-2100 hrs from Tockholes, through the woods and a circuit of the reservoir. Birds seen/heard: GS Woodpecker, Chaffinch,Blackbird, Robin , Chiffchaff, Blackcap (2), Woodpigeon, S...
by Neil Southworth
Wed May 16, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Evening Walk to Roddlesworth Woods 17.5.18
Replies: 7
Views: 285

Re: Evening Walk to Roddlesworth Woods 17.5.18

Don't forget tomorrow evening's walk. The main target will be Spotted Flycatcher.
by Neil Southworth
Sat May 12, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Evening Walk to Roddlesworth Woods 17.5.18
Replies: 7
Views: 285

Evening Walk to Roddlesworth Woods 17.5.18

Our first summer evening walk will be to Roddlesworth Woods on Thursday 17th May, starting at 7.00 pm prompt.

Meet at the visitor centre car park on the Tockholes Road.
by Neil Southworth
Sat May 12, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Field Trips
Topic: Evening Walk to Roddlesworth Woods 17.5.18
Replies: 0
Views: 37

Evening Walk to Roddlesworth Woods 17.5.18

Our first summer evening walk will be to Roddlesworth Woods starting at 7.00 pm prompt.

Meet at the visitor centre car park on the Tockholes Road.
by Neil Southworth
Sat May 12, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Out and about 12/5
Replies: 1
Views: 71

Re: Out and about 12/5

Heapey No.3:- pair Mute Swan still sitting, Mallard with 5 ducklings, Grey Heron over making hell of a racket, Blackcap and Willow Warbler singing. Insects:- 10+ Orange tips on large patch of Cuckoo Flower Heapey No.5 (Smiths) and No.6 (White Coppice):- pair Coot with 3 chicks (No.5), Mallard 10, M...

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