Swift Awareness Week 27th June to 5th July. Our nearest group is Bolton & Bury Swifts, who are on Facebook & Twitter.

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by john cobham
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Sightings just outside our recording area
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: Sightings just outside our recording area

It didn't show for me either last Monday pm.
by john cobham
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Sightings just outside our recording area
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Re: Sightings just outside our recording area

Len I have the exact location if you need it. A friend of mine has seen it there a few times and photographed it.
by john cobham
Fri May 01, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Wimbrels Beyond Hic Bibi
Replies: 0
Views: 208

Wimbrels Beyond Hic Bibi

About 10 Wimbrel in the pastures beyond Hic Bibi. The image is from about 450 yards away. I couldnt get closer. As soon as they saw me they were off.
by john cobham
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Yellow Legged Gull OR Lessor Black Backed Gull
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Yellow Legged Gull OR Lessor Black Backed Gull

Spotted in a barley field on Blackmoor Mawdesley last Saturday 2 ( only 1 photographed on a very long lens ) possibly a Yellow Legged Gull or Lessor Black Backed Gull ID suggestions Please. Initially I just thought they were Herring Gulls but on closer inspection maybe not. The large red marking on ...
by john cobham
Sun Apr 26, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bush ID Please
Replies: 7
Views: 444

Re: Bush ID Please

Thank you all. Crab apple it be.
by john cobham
Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Green Hairstreaks
Replies: 4
Views: 316

Re: Green Hairstreaks

Certainly in the small ravine across the Goyt
by john cobham
Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:29 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bush ID Please
Replies: 7
Views: 444

Re: Bush ID Please

Thank you
by john cobham
Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bush ID Please
Replies: 7
Views: 444

Re: Bush ID Please

Could be although Google showed a different blossom
by john cobham
Fri Apr 24, 2020 9:56 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Strange BEE havour Or Hover Fly Behavour
Replies: 2
Views: 182

Re: Strange BEE havour Or Hover Fly Behavour

Thank you Janice .They certainly weren't giving up.
by john cobham
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Strange BEE havour Or Hover Fly Behavour
Replies: 2
Views: 182

Strange BEE havour Or Hover Fly Behavour

First of all can anyone ID these bees/ hover flies.

Secondly for a few minutes 4 of the bees / hover flies ( 1 out of shot ) kept mobbing the bee / hover fly on the Marsh Merigold. Could the bottom one be a female and the rest males ??
by john cobham
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bush ID Please
Replies: 7
Views: 444

Bush ID Please

Has anyone any idea what this Coppull hedgerow bush is
by john cobham
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Green Hairstreaks
Replies: 4
Views: 316

Green Hairstreaks

From my walk today -- in the region of 10 + Green Hairstreaks at White Coppice. Picture of 1 attached.
by john cobham
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Mawdesley Bluebells
Replies: 0
Views: 197

Mawdesley Bluebells

As seen on my walk yesterday.

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