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by Mike Greenhalgh
Tue May 14, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston Swifts
Replies: 0
Views: 113

Croston Swifts

The first 4 Swifts were back over the Lord Nelson in Croston last night. They are a week late coming back.
by Mike Greenhalgh
Sun Jan 06, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mandarin
Replies: 0
Views: 223

Mandarin

A drake Mandarin was on the River Yarrow by Castle Walks bridge in Croston this afternoon.
by Mike Greenhalgh
Thu May 31, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston Croft Field
Replies: 0
Views: 232

Croston Croft Field

Banded Demoiselle this morning
by Mike Greenhalgh
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: Lunt Meadows
Replies: 0
Views: 399

Lunt Meadows

Whilst looking for SEO this afternoon (no luck) I saw 3 Sika deer at Lunt Meadows.
by Mike Greenhalgh
Sat Dec 30, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Yarrow at Croston
Replies: 0
Views: 392

Yarrow at Croston

For the last 3 days there has been a drake Mandarin with Mallards on the Yarrow at Castle Walks bridge in Croston.

Also I had a Treecreeper in my garden today.
by Mike Greenhalgh
Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: River Yarrow
Replies: 0
Views: 595

River Yarrow

There were 1 male and 2 female Goosander by Town bridge in the centre of Croston this morning
by Mike Greenhalgh
Sat May 07, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston Swifts
Replies: 0
Views: 484

Croston Swifts

6 Swifts back over the Lord Nelson yesterday afternoon
by Mike Greenhalgh
Mon Oct 19, 2015 11:10 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Green Woodpecker
Replies: 1
Views: 701

Green Woodpecker

A Green Woodpecker flew into a Silver Birch in my garden today. It sat calling for 5 mins before flying off towards the moss.
by Mike Greenhalgh
Tue Sep 29, 2015 8:00 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mole
Replies: 0
Views: 546

Mole

There was a dead mole beside my car this morning. I suspect one of the local cats has been out on the prowl.
by Mike Greenhalgh
Sun Sep 27, 2015 9:23 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Goldcrest
Replies: 1
Views: 738

Goldcrest

I saw a Goldcrest in a conifer in my garden this afternoon in the middle of Croston (just behind the Wheatsheaf)!
by Mike Greenhalgh
Mon Jan 20, 2014 10:51 pm
Forum: 2014 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Croston Moss / Finney
Replies: 0
Views: 611

Croston Moss / Finney

A walk around the moss and Finney yesterday was very quiet. Notable sightings were a flock of 200 Linnet near the pond on the Finney, also 100+ Woodpigeon. 2 buzzards circling near Paws and Claws on Meadow Lane. Little Grebe on the main drain of the Finney near pumping station. Peregrine perched on ...
by Mike Greenhalgh
Sun Jan 12, 2014 12:18 pm
Forum: 2014 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Croston yesterday
Replies: 0
Views: 557

Croston yesterday

A walk around the Village and Moss yesterday. Single buzzards over the school and Croft field. 2 pairs, one over Drinkhouse and one over Keepers wood. Treecreeper and Nuthatch on Grape Lane, 2 Nuthatch and 10+ LT Tit at Holme Farm. 50+ Redwing and Fieldfare on Carr Lane. GS Woodpecker, 2 Yellowhamme...
by Mike Greenhalgh
Fri Jan 10, 2014 7:42 pm
Forum: 2014 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Y.V.PARK.11.45am.
Replies: 2
Views: 707

Re: Y.V.PARK.11.45am.

What area is meant by RUCKS?
Thanks
by Mike Greenhalgh
Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: 2014 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Croston/mawdesley moss /yv park
Replies: 3
Views: 981

Re: Croston/mawdesley moss /yv park

Gary,

where did you see the Kingfisher?
by Mike Greenhalgh
Sat Jan 04, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: 2014 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: First new years walk
Replies: 0
Views: 505

First new years walk

A good walk with the dog around Croston village this morning - 37 birds. Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, LT Tit, Greenfinch, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Blackbird, Robin, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Jackdaw, Rook, C Crow, Nuthatch, Pheasant, Magpie, BH Gull, Herring Gull, Wren, Reed Bunting, House Sparrow, ...

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