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two juv blackbirds in the garden on 30th of april being fed dried mealworms by the male of the pair. yesterday 2nd may both juvs were ringed after being caught in one of the gardens potter traps 5 sheppies allso ringed over last two days.
Early am today 06.00 reeling gropper in juncas field on side of hill next to clayton hall landfill site. Allso pair of stock doves in field at rear of ice house wood. Allso single oystercatcher at waters edge cuerden lake and male shelduck sue ryder scrape.
Highlight early this morning was a single common sandpiper feeding along the lakeside edge at 06.40. A good fall of warblers over night with at least 5 blackcap seen close together near wooden bridge in the valley. Local blackcaps are allready pairing up and prospecting nestsites. A couple of local ...
Singing chiff chaff blackcap and whitethroat on reserve also willow tit calling mandarin on Arley pool and several male teal flushed from swamp bonus bird was single common tern over aggy res 08:40
Stag lodge area early am singing blackcap chiffchaff and whitethroat highlight of the visit was a sedge warbler in the rough vegetation at the back of the small reedbed area in stag lodge. Allso singing blackcap and chiffchaff in wood at rear of garden allso singing willow warbler moving through woo...
Arley nr early am singing whitethroat allso blackcap and chiffchaff in song. Song thrush blackbird robin all on eggs. And two female mandarin on eggs in nestboxes on the reserve this morning mixed wagtails 5 pied and single white on manure heap just outside our area .
AT last summer migrants are moving through 5 further sand martin and single house martin low over the lake early am. at least 4 chiffchaff singing male blackcap in song near ice house wood. and as I type this both brambling 3 [2m 1f] and single chiffchaff in garden.
Glad to see the goshawk is still in the aggy/Coppull area first seen 5th nov chasing woodies over fields past private pond on sandy lane aggy my old stomping grounds as a kid good to go back regularly.
On return from Ulverston this evening over on to our smallholding to feed the sheep and sort out the chucks and ducks etc. The buddleia on the veg plot was full of butterfly's 6 painted ladys 4 red admiral 3 small torts and 2 peacocks all feeding away cracking sight.
- Wed Aug 30, 2017 9:55 pm
- Forum: Out of Area Sightings
- Topic: buddhist temple Ulverston
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Cracking day in the grounds of the temple through the woodland and on the beach. Grounds up to fifteen different painted lady butterflies seen on lavender plants and buddleia bushes in the garden. Chiffchaff willow warbler blackcap and whitethroat feeding in bushes and on brambles on woodland edge n...
Single male pied flycather seen yesterday near upper roddlesworth res . Return visit this morning with camera but no sign of the bird in the wood on the right of the top res before the bridge over the stream
- Sat Apr 29, 2017 9:05 pm
- Forum: Recent Sightings
- Topic: lower burgh meadow early am
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A wander about on lower burgh meadow this morning 05.30 to 0700 produced 2 singing male sedge warblers. 2 reeling groppers one of which was wearing a ring. 4 singing willow warblers 2 singing blackcap . 1 singing whitetroat . And numerous reedbuntings of which 3 nests with eggs were found. Allso res...