September 2018 Sightings

Details of September sightings compiled by John Thompson will appear on the Monthly Sightings page.

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  1. Michael Ball
    September 29, 2018

    Little Egret at Rode Pool yesterday

  2. Peter
    September 20, 2018

    Did I see an Osprey this afternoon fishing along the river that was once called Checkley Lane

  3. Colin Lythgoe
    September 20, 2018

    At Doddington this morning it was good to see the lapwing numbers have increased to 123 but even better to see 2 golden plover with them. Other birds include 1 snipe, 6 shoveler, 1 teal, 37 great crested grebe and 1 swallow. No sign of the osprey but I didn’t hang about too long.

  4. Mike&Andy
    September 18, 2018

    A pit stop at Doddington this morning gave a brief view of the Osprey but much better views of a juv Common Tern,perched up and a Snipe.

  5. Mike&Andy
    September 17, 2018

    The Osprey still fishing successfully at Doddington but apart from a succession of Swallows high and through,very little to crow about ( pun intended),this morning.

  6. Colin & Sylvia
    September 14, 2018

    At Doddington this morning hoping for osprey or terns or waders and what do we get – over a thousand geese! 412 greylag and 780 canada. On top of that there were over 700 mallard, most just released by the shooting syndicate. Oh and 1 gadwall spotted by Sylvia.

  7. Nigel Henderson
    September 14, 2018

    Congleton – Aldi Roundabout to Park. Thu 13/09/18 Dipper, Kingfisher, Grey Wagtail

  8. Mike&Andy
    September 13, 2018

    An Osprey with a fish in its talons came up from behind the island at Doddington this morning,we lost it behind a stand of trees on the far side of the pool.Also five Snipe and a mobbed Peregrine.At Lea Forge, Green Woodpecker,Kestrel,Reed Bunting,Chiffchaff and Jays

  9. John
    September 10, 2018

    Monthly visit to Wybunbury Moss this morning – female Sparrowhawk, male GS Woodpecker, singing Chiffchaff & flock of 10+ Mistle Thrush.
    This afternoon at Elton Hall & Pump House Flash – Gadwall, Wigeon, single Snipe, singing Chiffchaff & bathing Linnet
    Late afternoon in my garden – male GS Woodpecker on my peanut feeder; a very rare event. It was there long enough for me to grab my bins & take a closer look at it. I could make out some red feathers showing through its black crown. Hopefully this youngster makes my feeders a regular stop during the SECOS Garden Bird Survey that starts next month

  10. Mike&Andy
    September 09, 2018

    Last wed the 5th at Lea Forge,Green Woodpecker,Peregrine,male and juv/female Kestrel,Chiffchaff and Jay.This morning there just 2 Ravens.The tumbleweed is still blowing through at Doddington with just Snipe,White Wagtail,Jay,Lapwings and G.S.Woodpecker worth a mention from the last three visits!

  11. Mike
    September 03, 2018

    Two Snipe,females of Shoveler and Teal and a few Little Grebes were the best I could find at Doddington this morning.

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