Croston Moss

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Croston Moss

Post by peter rowlands » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:27 pm

Great to see but distant Male and Female Marsh Harriers circling and tumbling together on Finney Lane. 1 Sparrowhawk flew through. 2 Kestrels. 1 Buzzard. Moorhen with five chicks. House and Tree Sparrows. Corvids. Magpies. Woodpigeons. Collared Doves. Several Mistle Thrush. 1 Jay. 2 Pied Wagtails. Lots of Blue Tits, Greenfinch, Linnet and Goldfinch. 1 Yellowhammer. 1 Corn Bunting. 1 Robin. 1 Female Wheatear. Several Meadow Pipits. 3 Curlew. 2 Waders flew into the scrub short pointed wings. Lots of Gulls. 2 Common Darters. Several Red Admirals and Painted Ladies. Lots of Small Whites. Lots of Swallows on the wires going into Croston. Also a Weasel ran across the road on Runshaw Lane.
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Re: Croston Moss

Post by Leonard Poxon » Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:22 pm

Nice shots Peter, especially the Corn Bunting. There does not seem to be many about on the mosses this year.

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Re: Croston Moss

Post by peter rowlands » Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:13 pm

Thanks Len. Forgot to mention a Peregrine Falcon hunting near Finney Lane.
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