Swifts.

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nora west
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Swifts.

Post by nora west » Mon Jul 08, 2019 7:02 am

2 Screeching round our house in Coppull last night.

nora west
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Re: Swifts.

Post by nora west » Mon Jul 08, 2019 5:36 pm

5at 2.15pm our house.3Five minutes later on Pall mall.

paul b
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Re: Swifts.

Post by paul b » Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:09 pm

Six over Eaves Lane/Seymour St/ Lyons Lane area -think I have located one nest site -more work needed to find the others.
Also 8-10 house martins, blackbird, magpie, starling, house sparrow colony on Plymouth Grove and six goldfinch.

Neil Southworth
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Re: Swifts.

Post by Neil Southworth » Sat Jul 13, 2019 9:01 pm

Four high over the garden this afternoon

nora west
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Re: Swifts.

Post by nora west » Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:37 pm

2Round our house yesterday .2this morning.

lydia rose
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Re: Swifts.

Post by lydia rose » Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:56 pm

3 over Eaves Gn Rd/Hodder Ave 10.30 am.

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Re: Swifts.

Post by paul b » Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:38 am

Eight over Duke St/Ashby St this morning

tony
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Re: Swifts.

Post by tony » Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:33 pm

7 over Pilling Lane last night.
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Leonard Poxon
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Re: Swifts.

Post by Leonard Poxon » Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:01 am

8 in area between Stump Lane Eaves Lane and Mayfield Avenue tonight.

Dave Beevers
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Re: Swifts.

Post by Dave Beevers » Tue Jul 16, 2019 9:33 am

12 over my Euxton house 14/7

Mervyn Thornhill
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Re: Swifts.

Post by Mervyn Thornhill » Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:48 pm

At least 8 and probably several more over my house (SE Euxton) about an hour ago but no sign of them now and none at all last night when I was looking out for them.

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Re: Swifts.

Post by Neil Southworth » Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:00 pm

Two over the house this evening.

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Re: Swifts.

Post by Neil Southworth » Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:01 pm

At least 10 feeding over Walgarth Drive early afternoon.

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