A film show by Gordon Yates on 'Birdlife through 40 Pennine Years' at St Mary's Parish Centre at 7.30 pm on Thursday 17th October.
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Birds seen/heard - Woodpigeon, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Blackbird, Goldcrest heard, 3 Jay, 5 Magpie, 1 Common Buzzard, GSW heard, Nuthatch heard.
Mammals - 3 Grey Squirrel
Fungi - Yellowing Knight, Glistening Inkcap, Trooping Funnel and Common Funnel.
Insects - A large Bumblebee (a queen?) was seen.
Approx 20 House Sparrow seen in one hedge, a thrush was seen over and doubled back twice (either Song Thrush or Redwing).
Plenty of Mountain Ash laden with berries. In one was perched a male Sparrowhawk.
Eaves Lane Friday
Sparrowhawk flying parallel to road at rooftop level.
Standish Street area
A flock of 30 + passerines in flight could have been Goldfinch.