Out and about

Discussion of sightings in and around the Chorley area.

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Leonard Poxon
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Out and about

Post by Leonard Poxon » Sun Dec 03, 2017 3:17 pm

Chorley Cemetery:

Birds seen/heard Carrion Crow, Magpie, Woodpigeon, Nuthatch heard, Goldfinch, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Blackbird.

Mammals - at least 4 Grey Squirrel

Fungi: The frost has seen off most fungi, but there were some recently emerged Common Funnel and new in this week were some Aniseed Funnel.

Great Knowley:

Kestrel yesterday being pursued by a Carrion Crow and 3 Common Buzzard today.

On my way back from Worthington Lakes this morning I saw a female Goshawk as it flew in front of me across Wigan Lane, near to where Eller Beck crosses under the road; a lifer for me and in my old birding haunts too.

Goshawk takes my species score to 137.

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Re: Out and about

Post by andy leach » Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:46 pm

Glad to see the goshawk is still in the aggy/Coppull area first seen 5th nov chasing woodies over fields past private pond on sandy lane aggy my old stomping grounds as a kid good to go back regularly.

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