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by John Frankland
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Out and About (west and east)
Replies: 7
Views: 304

Re: Out and About (west and east)

Well done on your century !
by John Frankland
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Lead mine clough area .
Replies: 7
Views: 359

Re: Lead mine clough area .

Well done on the ton !
by John Frankland
Sat Mar 30, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eyes Lane
Replies: 0
Views: 88

Eyes Lane

Quick call

Shelduck 6
Goosander 3
Redshank 3
LBB Gull 1
Little Egret 2
Mallard 15
Lapwing 5
by John Frankland
Sat Mar 30, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston twin lakes / sewage works area .
Replies: 1
Views: 117

Re: Croston twin lakes / sewage works area .

c25 Sand Martin at 1045am takes me to 103 species for the year.
by John Frankland
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Wymott Ponds area
Replies: 0
Views: 117

Wymott Ponds area

Morning visit
*Blackcap 1 singing and briefly seen
Chiffchaff 5-6 singing
Teal 1 pair and Coot 1
Sparrowhawk 1
Canada Goose 7

* 1 more takes me to 102 species for the year.
by John Frankland
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Park Hall Lake
Replies: 2
Views: 169

Re: Park Hall Lake

Yes it was quite tall - should be fine for a bit of rain !!
by John Frankland
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Park Hall Lake
Replies: 2
Views: 169

Park Hall Lake

Lunchtime visit

Gadwall 1 pair still present
Kingfisher 1
Coot 2 incl 1 on nest
Mute Swan 1
Moorhen 2
Mallard 4
by John Frankland
Mon Mar 25, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bits and bobs
Replies: 0
Views: 89

Bits and bobs

Wymott area Chiffchaff 7 singing (1 seen) Yellowhammer 4 Fox 1 Eyes Lane Little Egret 1 Pink footed Goose 25 over plus 5 on flood Goosander 2, Sparrowhawk 1 Shelduck 4 Oystercatcher 2, Redshank 3, Lapwing 25-30 Corn Bunting 10 over plus 2 singing Chiffchaff 1 singing E Shaped ponds Great Crested Gre...
by John Frankland
Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Winter Hill and George’s Lane
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Re: Winter Hill and George’s Lane

Cheers guys !
by John Frankland
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Out and about
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Out and about

Rivington Road to Great Hill After missing out on Winter Hill (lack of heather after last year’s fires) headed up from Rivington Road to Great Hill in search of Red Grouse. Much better habitat but the Grouse were noticeably quiet. However, whilst scanning the heather, a *Red Grouse head popped up an...
by John Frankland
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Winter Hill and George’s Lane
Replies: 4
Views: 229

Winter Hill and George’s Lane

Early start up Winter Hill in the hope of Wheatear. First bird seen on the Chorley side at 730am was the white rump of a *Wheatear by the mast building although lost to view. A second at 820am was a fine male which gave a great view. Also Skylark, Meadow Pipit, Kestrel and Pied Wagtail. On George’s ...
by John Frankland
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston Finney/Moss
Replies: 0
Views: 105

Croston Finney/Moss

A post-sunset walk on the mosses in the hope of owls. And it paid off with a trio of owl species being 1 Barn Owl and 2 *Little Owl seen and 1 Tawny Owl calling distantly. Also c30 Pink-footed Goose and a surprise c25 Whooper Swan which dropped into the flood about 720pm when almost dark ! Also seen...
by John Frankland
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Bits and pieces
Replies: 0
Views: 116

Bits and pieces

Early evening visit to YVCP followed by an owl hunt in the east.

YVCP - 4 Buzzard were the highlight amongst the usuals.

North end of Anglezarke - * Tawny Owl 1 heard calling about 7pm.

* 1 new one takes me to 97 species for the year.
by John Frankland
Tue Mar 12, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Eyes Lane flood
Replies: 0
Views: 133

Eyes Lane flood

Yes :D After waiting all winter, a decent looking flood was unsurprisingly present late afternoon on my way home. Nothing too unusual birdwise although a large Peregrine was perched next to the flood waiting for its tea to arrive. Also present on the flood were 2 Canada Geese, 1 Redshank, 1 Moorhen,...
by John Frankland
Sun Mar 10, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Croston and Bretherton
Replies: 0
Views: 117

Croston and Bretherton

Decided to brave the elements this afternoon after it brightened up ! Croston Twin Lakes Great Crested Grebe 8, Coot 4, Mallard 4, Moorhen 1 and Stock Dove 6 over Croston Finney from river bank (Douglas very high) Whooper Swan 4, Pink Footed Goose 10, Lapwing c30, Shelduck 8, Teal c40, Mallard c20, ...

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