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Brinscall to Anglezarke Reservoir & back

Discussion of sightings in and around the Chorley area.

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Jed Kirkham
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Brinscall to Anglezarke Reservoir & back

Post by Jed Kirkham » Fri Dec 07, 2018 6:10 pm

A good stroll this afternoon.
On and around the Lodge: Mallard inc domesticated birds, Canada Geese, BH Gulls, Moorhen and 6 Muscovy Ducks, Jackdaws over.
On the large fishing pond nearer to WC: 12 Goosander, a Grey Heron and Moorhen.
Two flocks of Long-tailed tits (12-15 birds in each) towards WC, 3 Jays chasing a Magpie near Trigg Lane. Also a Goldcrest, and a flock of about 15 Lesser Redpoll near WC. A Dipper at WC up and down the Goit, 2 Goosander over flying S which may have been part of the group seen earlier, Cormorant over flying S.
Pheasant and Carrion Crows in fields near WC and reservoir.
Rooks (10) near NE end of the reservoir.
19 Mallard near Waterman's Cottage, plus 1 Moorhen and a domestic Goose.
Blue tits, Great Tits, Blackbird, Woodpigeon, Chaffinch also spotted in the woods.

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