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by Brian Derbyshire
Wed Jan 23, 2008 4:08 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Gale Moss
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Gale Moss

Party of 32 L Redpolls + 2/3 Chaffinch and 3/4 B+G Tits feeding on Alder Trees. Additionally severall Magpies, odd C Crow and a few W Pigeons
by Brian Derbyshire
Mon Jan 21, 2008 10:11 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Lots of water - few birds!
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Lots of water - few birds!

Had a quick look around Rivington/Anglezarke to see the water falls and overflows - very impressive, the reservoirs look full to the brim but not many birds about - to wet even for wildfowl!! LRR could just make out about 20 Mallard and a Cormorant - URR 13 Canada and 62 Mallard - YR 4 Mallard and 2...
by Brian Derbyshire
Sat Jan 19, 2008 5:57 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Lots of Collared Doves .18th Jan
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Views: 1468

Had up to 12 in my mother's garden off Eaves Lane, certainly all the gardens down Froom St, Montcliffe, Bagganley Lane and the new estates on the site of the old eaves lane hospital seem to contain lots of Collard Doves - maybe we should organise a co-ordinated count - to think they've only been in ...
by Brian Derbyshire
Wed Jan 16, 2008 9:26 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Cross Hall Lane to Healey Nab
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Cross Hall Lane to Healey Nab

Quick walk up and down revealed:- few small parties of Blue, Great with odd LL Tit plus occasional Chaffinch Blackbirds all along the lane at regular intervals - must have been 20+ overall, mainly males. Lodge at top of lane held 2m+2f Mallard and 3 Moorhen with a Cormorant flying over. Generally ve...
by Brian Derbyshire
Wed Jan 16, 2008 8:55 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: singing birds
Replies: 4
Views: 2084

Despite the wet weather it is quite mild so perhaps to the birds it feels like spring is on its way - Robins singing regularly now particularly at night by the street lamp. Also lots of male Blackbird fighting over territory and saw a Magpie nest buiilding/repairing the other day.
by Brian Derbyshire
Tue Jan 15, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: Copthurst Lane 14th Jan 2008
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Copthurst Lane 14th Jan 2008

Forget this from previous post - its my age!!

65 Redwing + 2 Mistle Thrush in fields between canal and Copthurst lane
by Brian Derbyshire
Mon Jan 14, 2008 8:57 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: L/L Canal, A642 Bridge to Town Lane
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L/L Canal, A642 Bridge to Town Lane

Mallard 69, Canada 15, Moorhen 10, Small Birds flocks mainly Blue & Great Tits with max of 11 LLT Tits, odd Chaffinch and H Sparrow, Blackbirds at intervals, 8m & 4f. 6 Meadow Pipits in fields by side of Old Canal Kestral hovering over Botany Bay fields Magpie nest building Weasel, ran across Copthu...
by Brian Derbyshire
Wed Jan 02, 2008 8:52 pm
Forum: 2008 Recent Sightings Submissions
Topic: New Year's Resolution!..again!!
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Views: 1057

New Year's Resolution!..again!!

Many moons ago having been the editor of this esteemed publication I know how hard it is to get records - but now with this modern technology none of us should have any excuse - so I'll start as I mean to go on - so for today:- White Coppice, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Tawny Owl, Smiths Lodge 32 Ca...

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