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by Mike Greenhalgh
Mon Nov 10, 2008 7:52 am
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Pink-feet Geese
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Pink-feet Geese

A skein of 80 went east over Croston at 7:45 today.
by Mike Greenhalgh
Sun Nov 09, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Croston Moss - late afternoon
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Croston Moss - late afternoon

Drinkhouse - Moss Lane House Sparrows - several parties of 15+ Long Tail Tits - one party of 12 1 Goldcrest, Woodpigeon, Carrion Crow, Wren, Blackbird, 2 Heron, Lots Pheasant Buzzard over and roost in Silcocks Wood, Buzzard ditto Forshaws Wood Field between Sumner Lane and Spa Well Lane approx 330 W...
by Mike Greenhalgh
Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Croston Moss
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Views: 693

Croston Moss

This afternoon lots of pheasant, couple of Red-legged Partridge, Carrion Crows, Chaffinch, Goldfinch (30+) Woodpigeon, Wren, Blackbirds.

The highlight was 26 Whooper Swans just South of Sumner Lane towards the High Lane Crossing.

Out of area, a Merlin yesterday on Curlew Lane, Rufford.
by Mike Greenhalgh
Mon Oct 20, 2008 4:54 pm
Forum: 2008 Winter Vistors- First dates
Topic: Whooper Swan
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Views: 6401

Whooper Swan

26 Whoopers Swans this afternoon on Croston Moss south of Sumners Lane
by Mike Greenhalgh
Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:04 pm
Forum: 2008 Summer Visitors First Dates
Topic: Swift
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Views: 2218

Swift

Swifts back over the Lord Nelson in Croston.
by Mike Greenhalgh
Mon Apr 14, 2008 7:52 am
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Sand Martins 13/04/08
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Views: 589

Sand Martins 13/04/08

12+ Sand Martins and a couple of swallows at the sand quarry off Lydiate Lane at SD555240.
Also a buzzard.
by Mike Greenhalgh
Sat Apr 12, 2008 5:36 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Croston garden
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Views: 521

Croston garden

Birds seen in my garden today (while digging a pond) are :-

Chiffchaff, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Greenfinch, Goldfinch, House Sparrow, Dunnock, Blackbird, Starling, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove.

Carrion Crow and lots of assorted gulls overhead.
by Mike Greenhalgh
Sun Mar 30, 2008 5:41 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: E Shaped Pond - Croston
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Views: 457

E Shaped Pond - Croston

This afternoon-
15 Canada Geese, 2 Mute Swan, 10 Tufted Duck, 12 Coot, Moorhen, Mallard, Woodpigeon, Black-headed Gulls, Carrion Crow, Chaffinch, Greenfinch, Blackbird, Long-tailed Tit, Lapwing and very close views of a Goldcrest.

Also a Buzzard from my front door in Croston.
by Mike Greenhalgh
Mon Mar 24, 2008 4:16 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Buckshaw Village
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Views: 747

Buckshaw Village

There were 5 buzzards circling over the old ROF site at Buckshaw village at 2PM this afternoon.

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