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by John Catt
Fri Jun 19, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Swifts Brinscall
Replies: 5
Views: 388

Re: Swifts Brinscall

One or two nests on chapel street which are the 3 i see regularly. Also seen a couple of birds on bury lane withnell and abbey village mill has been a strong hold in recent years, but ive not seen them there this year. They seem to have gone from all the other sites around here. Roofs and gutters ju...
by John Catt
Fri Jun 19, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Swifts Brinscall
Replies: 5
Views: 388

Swifts Brinscall

Just seen around 50 swifts at the top brinscall over the cricket field. Amazing sight, not seen more than 3 together before this.
by John Catt
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Brinscall
Replies: 0
Views: 260

Brinscall

Just seen a red kite over dick Lane 4pm.
by John Catt
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Brinscall to White coppice and back
Replies: 0
Views: 149

Brinscall to White coppice and back

a couple of chiffchaff along the goit one in the drained No 8 lodge along with a wierd sounding pheasant, and one near the peacock garden. single dipper near the cricket field. walked back along the moor side and amazed to hear the distinctive yaffle of a green woodpecker on/off from the fields to t...
by John Catt
Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Withnell nature reserve
Replies: 1
Views: 255

Withnell nature reserve

3 chiffchaffs along the reserve this afternoon all near the bridge at abbey village end
by John Catt
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Well lane Brinscall
Replies: 0
Views: 171

Well lane Brinscall

Female wheatear fresh in this afternoon being chased by the resident stonechats also Curlew over which is the first Ive seen on the moor this year.
by John Catt
Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Cuckoo
Replies: 0
Views: 399

Cuckoo

A day late according to folk lore but just heard at white coppice near peacock house. later seen on the moor edge then flew towards the cricket field being hottly persued by a mipit. also along the goit 3 roe deer. 1 buck and 2 doe. saw 3 golden plover at the top of well lane yesterday dinner time i...
by John Catt
Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:04 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Withnell nature reserve
Replies: 0
Views: 352

Withnell nature reserve

Willow warbler, Blackcap, chiffchaff, garden warbler, swallow, robin, great tit, long tailed tit, blue tit, song thrush, Blackbird, Wren, house sparrow, dunnock, pied wagtail, jackdaw, Canada geese, all seen between Abbey and Brinscall. Saw the ggs yesterday at drinkwaters along with stonechat, buzz...
by John Catt
Tue May 15, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: white coppice
Replies: 1
Views: 708

white coppice

black darter just through the gate below stronsey bank this morning also a little owl sat obligingly on top of one of the dead tree's.
by John Catt
Tue May 01, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lead Mines and around about
Replies: 0
Views: 451

Lead Mines and around about

Green Woodpecker flushed this morning near a dry stone wall at the top of the valley up passed the monument. Tawny owl trying to get its head down but being mobbed by a few blackbirds, no sign of redstart, distant cuckoo. 1st Housemartin back on school lane Brinscall. grasshopper warbler yesterday n...
by John Catt
Mon Apr 09, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Brinscall
Replies: 0
Views: 353

Brinscall

Swallow on bett lane this afternoon and a butterfly at the top of school lane (looked like a faded red admiral). Stonechat and red grouse on the moors Thurs morning. No frog spawn this year on sandy lane.
by John Catt
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: well lane Brinscall
Replies: 0
Views: 451

well lane Brinscall

song thrush, goldcrest, wren, jackdaw, magpie, blackbird, chaffinch in song, drumming gs woodpecker, blue and great tits, robin, singing sky lark near ratten clough last two mornings but only brief. decapitated song thrush yesterday probable disturbed sparrowhawk attack. walker reported seeing an er...
by John Catt
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Brinscall to White coppice
Replies: 2
Views: 964

Re: Brinscall to White coppice

Quite possibly. I hadn't heard about it until after i saw it yesterday. it was on the far bank and not even disturbed by a couple of fishermen on the wall side.
by John Catt
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Brinscall to White coppice
Replies: 2
Views: 964

Brinscall to White coppice

Goldeneye and tufted duck on the lodge adjacent the Rhea garden on the way to white coppice. little egret on the res just before the cricket field, dipper on the goit, 2 tree creeper along the goit, a mistle thrush attacking a fieldfare on dick lane and a mixed flock of redwing and song thrush near ...
by John Catt
Wed May 03, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: lead mines
Replies: 0
Views: 684

lead mines

Pair of redstart seen this morning, also cuckoo calling in the distance. Yesterday wood warblers at three locations in brinscall woods, similar places to last year. Last week there was a male wheatear on brinscall cricket field.

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