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by andy leach
Thu Feb 04, 2016 8:21 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: canal walk
Replies: 0
Views: 525

canal walk

Yesterday had a good walk along the leeds liverpool from cowling to adlington and back mallards numerous m mute swan near spring wood grey wag and kingfisher near fredricks siskins in trees near marley court biggest surprise however was 3 goosander 2f 1m on canal near to l and l narrowboat cruises ....
by andy leach
Sat Dec 05, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Out of Area Sightings
Topic: Ring ID
Replies: 5
Views: 1533

Re: Ring ID

B.h.g wearing darvic ring seen at preston docks details as follows bto ring number EY02637 ringed at preston docks 17/12/12 re sighted at moore nr warrington 07/01/13. Then subsequently sighted at preston docks early spring jan/feb/mar and from aug/sept every year up to current sighting on 19/11/15 :D
by andy leach
Mon Nov 30, 2015 4:53 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: pintail
Replies: 0
Views: 543

pintail

male pintail seen on adlington res this morning 5 tufties and 2 gcgs all so water rail seen very briefly on arley
by andy leach
Mon Nov 30, 2015 4:42 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Website problem .
Replies: 4
Views: 949

Re: Website problem .

like wise its the same here too
by andy leach
Sat Oct 24, 2015 8:39 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: crests in redwings over
Replies: 0
Views: 637

crests in redwings over

Over the last week or so good numbers of goldcrests have been turning up at one of my ringing sites . So the though occurred to me how many past though the small wood at the rear of the garden so for a couple of hours yesterday morning from just before first light the mist net was up in the garden a...
by andy leach
Tue Oct 13, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: hic bibi sightings
Replies: 0
Views: 544

hic bibi sightings

300+ pinkys over heading sw 30 goldfinches feeding on thistles and knapweed good numbers of reedbunting and yellowhammer several tree sparrow and good numbers of blackbird seen. raptors included buzzard 3 and sprowk 1adult female allso male kestrel finally 2 woodcock and single snipe flushed near on...
by andy leach
Tue Oct 13, 2015 11:32 am
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: brambling
Replies: 1
Views: 663

brambling

Yesterday evening adult male brambling in garden at 17:32 with 11 goldfinch 7chaffinch and 6 bullfinch for company
by andy leach
Sun Oct 04, 2015 7:30 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: grey plover fly over
Replies: 0
Views: 555

grey plover fly over

at least three grey plover heard calling in flight last night at 23 :20 hr over garden and a dozen plus redwing over garden this morning just before first light chiff chaff blackcap and good numbers of goldfinch bullfinch and long tailed tits caught and ringed in garden today
by andy leach
Wed Apr 29, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Plock Wood balsam removal
Replies: 17
Views: 5808

Plock Wood balsam removal

It was felt by you (eddie langrish) that the use of the word najpalm was a bit to strong in reference to the removal of the bramble in plock wood. So maybe I should have been a bit more diplomatic with my choice of words (but then again diplomacy was never one of my strong points) so apologies for t...
by andy leach
Sun Apr 26, 2015 10:17 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: Dipper, Common Tern & Reed Buntin: Yarrow Valley CP
Replies: 2
Views: 987

Re: Dipper, Common Tern & Reed Buntin: Yarrow Valley CP

Cracking photos especially the dipper. I notice the tern is ringed anyone fancy trying to get a close up photo to try and show the ring number to see if its one of the young from previous years at birkacre or one from elsewhere
by andy leach
Sun Apr 26, 2015 7:57 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: chorley nats birdrace
Replies: 3
Views: 1052

chorley nats birdrace

Thanks to all teams for taking part in the annual birdrace . A very enjoyable weekend was had by all and some cracking species were seen by all teams. and some real good scores achieved with carol and team getting a cracking one day score of 74 species. And the 2nd place team scoring a total of 88 s...
by andy leach
Thu Apr 23, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Plock Wood balsam removal
Replies: 17
Views: 5808

Plock Wood balsam removal

Out early doors this morning monitoring nesting birds for the B.T.O nest recording scheme. As is the norm for me at this time of year. A good friend of mine Paul farnworth allso monitors nesting attemps. I spoke to him last night about going out this morning and I may call at plock wood to check on ...
by andy leach
Sat Apr 18, 2015 9:28 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: e shaped pond early am
Replies: 0
Views: 568

e shaped pond early am

Early am mooch before work singing whitethroat blackcap willow warbler reed warbler and sedge warbler 06:30. 06:00 at least 8 whimbrel seen and heard over pond 3 roe deer allso seen neer ridley lane 05:50
by andy leach
Sat Apr 11, 2015 10:07 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: out and about with my 2IC
Replies: 0
Views: 618

out and about with my 2IC

A day of mooching about produced some good records. early am in cuerden 3 singing blackcap between kem mill and main lake [all doing a gene kelly] main lake 6 swallow and 1 house martin. 14:00 to 14:20 A49 flooded field 3 curlew and single LRP till female sprowk spooked the lot. 16:45 arley reserve ...
by andy leach
Sat Mar 14, 2015 2:41 pm
Forum: Recent Sightings
Topic: adlington res
Replies: 1
Views: 706

adlington res

3 sand martin over the res this morning 07:45 allso on res pr gcg 2 female goosander. on southpool 6pr teal 3pr mandarin . On reserve dog fox singing chiff chaff reed bunt chaffinch lottis willow tit 2 male gs woods and single woodcock and snipe calling waterrail pr buzzard over and single green san...

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