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Winter Hill

Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:01 am
by John Frankland
Couldn’t decide east or west this morning but picked east by turning left out of the road !

And a good choice it was too heading to Winter Hill for 8am.

One of the first birds I saw on the Chorley side was a female/juvenile * Black Redstart on the main mast building. Seen again at the back of the building and showed well.

Also 3 Stonechat, 2f Wheatear, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Red Grouse, 1 Kestrel and 440 Pink footed geese over in a c40 SE and a c400 S.

* 1 more takes me to 142 species for the year.

Re: Winter Hill

Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:39 pm
by John Frankland
Another skein of c100 Pink footed Geese over about 910am from George’s Lane was probably the same one as Len saw.

Also 3 Swallow near Abbey Village and 40 each of Teal and Mallard on Belmont Reservoir.