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Georges lane rivington.

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gary lilley
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Georges lane rivington.

Post by gary lilley » Sat Sep 13, 2014 1:02 pm

Good numbers of swallows and martins passing through , meadow pipits everywhere , 7 wheatear , 3 goldcrest , 2 kestrel , several pied wagtail feeding among the sheep , plenty of crows and magpies , tit flock, 1 weasel , 1 grey squirrel , it maybe worth doing a visual migration count shortly , maybe two dates one for the summer migrants leaving and one for the winter visitors arriving anybody interested ?

andy leach
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Re: Georges lane rivington.

Post by andy leach » Sat Sep 13, 2014 2:55 pm

Thats a good idea post some dates on forum. I allready do regular vis mig around the arley reserve area at this time of year it fits in well with the ringing sessions

Leonard Poxon
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Re: Georges lane rivington.

Post by Leonard Poxon » Sat Sep 13, 2014 3:20 pm

Manchester Birding members, Andy Makin etc do a regular vis mig at Winter Hill and publish on the Trektellen website.'

Neil Southworth
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Re: Georges lane rivington.

Post by Neil Southworth » Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:13 pm

And apparently Andy Makin and Simon Warford saw a juvenile Red Kite on the Lancs side on Saturday morning, during a vismig watch.

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