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September 19 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, St Mary’s Parish Centre, Devonshire Road, Chorley, PR7 2BY

Eyes Lane

Discussion of sightings in and around the Chorley area.

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Jed Kirkham
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Eyes Lane

Post by Jed Kirkham » Fri May 24, 2019 9:28 pm

Walk today 1200 to 1400hrs. (saw John F's post yesterday, possibly saw/heard some of the same birds!)

Birds seen/heard: Wren, Chaffinch, Great Tit, Mistle Thrush, Woodpigeon, Blackbird, Carrion Crow, Goldfinch, Whitethroat (2), Skylark, Robin, 2 Yellowhammer singing, Lapwing with 2 chicks in field near pylons - men working on the pylons, Pheasant, Oystercatcher (1), Kestrel (m), Sedge Warbler (2), Linnet (2), Mallard, Reed Bunting, Magpie, Chiffchaff, Buzzard.
By the bridge - Swallows feeding, several Mallard on river, 7 Shelduck, Canada Geese, Moorhen with chicks.

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I'm slowly working my way up to 100 sp (94 - I think...hopeless lister...)

Neil Southworth
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Re: Eyes Lane

Post by Neil Southworth » Fri May 24, 2019 10:01 pm

Report on Ribble Estuary Facebook site by Lindsay Beaton of 7 young Shelduck at Red Bridge on Sollom? Lane. I assume she means Lock Lane / Eyes Lane?

Jed Kirkham
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Re: Eyes Lane

Post by Jed Kirkham » Sat May 25, 2019 4:36 pm

Shelduck I saw were all adult

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