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by Dave Eyes
Thu Apr 14, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: 2011 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: little ringed plover
Replies: 0
Views: 1333

little ringed plover

2 LRP in the usual place, on the stony ground next to Wolseley, on Fri 8th. They were joined by 3 oystercatchers on Sat.
by Dave Eyes
Sat Apr 24, 2010 12:54 pm
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: white coppice 23/4
Replies: 3
Views: 1053

Sorry to hear that Dave. As I said, it was showing really well for about an hour but it was very flighty.
by Dave Eyes
Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:28 am
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: white coppice 23/4
Replies: 3
Views: 1053

white coppice 23/4

Male pied flycatcher and my 1st tree pipit of the year.
by Dave Eyes
Sat Jan 30, 2010 12:31 pm
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: siskins
Replies: 0
Views: 643

siskins

20-30 siskins in the alders at the bottom of Foxglove Drive, Whittle on Friday 29/1. Also 3 Roe Deer in the adjoining fields.
by Dave Eyes
Thu Jan 14, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: marshside 4th Jan
Replies: 1
Views: 985

Wed 13th Jan
Bitterly cold and visibility was awful due to the drifting snow. However, did manage to see a male hen harrier hunting over the marsh and a female merlin sat on a fence post. Usual waders and wildfowl. Large groups of starling, linnet and skylark.
by Dave Eyes
Mon Jan 04, 2010 12:54 pm
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Blackcap
Replies: 1
Views: 1051

Single male on our garden on the 2nd.
by Dave Eyes
Mon Jan 04, 2010 12:52 pm
Forum: 2010 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Buckshaw Village 3.1.10
Replies: 1
Views: 1265

Mixed group of fieldfare and mistle thrush on the waste ground near the industrial estate. Also mixed flocks of reed bunting, goldfinch and mipit.
by Dave Eyes
Mon Dec 28, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: 2009 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: boxing day at mossfield
Replies: 0
Views: 1363

boxing day at mossfield

I walked the dogs around Mossfield for a few hours.
1 jay plus all the usual corvids
1 mistle thrush
6 fieldfare
5 redwing
loads of blackbird
big flock of goldfinch
20+ meadow pipit
1 GBB among the usual gull roost
40+ lapwing
5 snipe
1 jack snipe
7 moorhen
2 kestrel
by Dave Eyes
Tue Dec 22, 2009 1:06 pm
Forum: 2009 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: jack snipe
Replies: 1
Views: 1707

jack snipe

Flushed 2 jack snipe whilst walking the dogs through the snow on the fields between Mossfield and Foxglove Drive, Whittle.
by Dave Eyes
Mon Nov 09, 2009 12:49 pm
Forum: 2009 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Winter blackcap
Replies: 0
Views: 898

Winter blackcap

Male Backcap singing in the trees at the bottom of our road in Whittle. Last December we had 4 males visiting our garden regularly so hopefully they will return.
by Dave Eyes
Mon Nov 09, 2009 12:46 pm
Forum: 2009 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: mossfield, sun 8/11
Replies: 0
Views: 896

mossfield, sun 8/11

Only birds of note were a jack snipe and a female sparrowhawk. Also a single roe deer.
by Dave Eyes
Wed Oct 28, 2009 4:17 pm
Forum: 2009 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Mossfield
Replies: 0
Views: 877

Mossfield

Barn owl flew from Mossfield to Multipart on Mon at about 8pm, the first I've seen since January. I hear tawnies here most nights. Also, over the weekend a GBB Gull was amongst the usual black headeds and LBBs, a buzzard being mobbed by jackdaws and crows, 12+ redwings, 2 fieldfares, lots of skylark...
by Dave Eyes
Thu Oct 15, 2009 3:13 pm
Forum: 2009 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: redwings
Replies: 1
Views: 1366

Approx 30 redwings flying south over Whittle at 8am on Wed 14th.
by Dave Eyes
Sat Aug 15, 2009 10:03 am
Forum: 2009 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: sparrowhawk
Replies: 0
Views: 650

sparrowhawk

Juvenile sparrowhawk sat on my birdtable in the back garden yesterday. It's the third time we've seen it in recent weeks.
Last Sunday the adult female took a starling from a feeder in our front garden.
by Dave Eyes
Sat Jun 06, 2009 9:45 am
Forum: 2009 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: White Coppice 5/6/09
Replies: 0
Views: 720

White Coppice 5/6/09

Loads of young birds including great tits, blue tits, robins, willow warblers, wrens, dunnocks, pied wags, grey wags, moorhens and a family of 5 mistle thrushes. Also lots of adults carrying food including a pair of stonechats, a pair of garden warblers, a female redstart, linnets and spotted flycat...

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