May 2019 Sightings

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

In the meantime if you spot anything of interest record here by adding a comment.

10 Comments

  1. Mike
    20th May 2019

    Black Swan back on Doddington but not much else this morning.Better at Lea Forge with Kingfisher,Grey Wagtail,Tree Creeper,Linnets,Red-legged Partridge,G.S.Woodpecker and all the common Warblers feeding young.

  2. Mike&Andy
    17th May 2019

    Best birds at Doddington this morning were Little Owl and Common Sandpiper.At Lea Forge,Whitethroat,Blackcap,Chiffchaff,2 Goldcrests,2 Greenfinch,Kestrel,Raven,Reed Bunting,Linnets and Song Thrush.

  3. Mike&Andy
    14th May 2019

    3 Common Sandpipers at Doddington this morning,also a pair of Yellow Wagtails,2 Shelduck,Black Swan and after a little patience a couple of Reed Warblers showed.

  4. David Cookson
    9th May 2019

    Doddington Mere = 9-5-19 by David Cookson

    Birds seen/heard = Swallows, House Martins,Sand Martins, Reed and Sedge Warblers and Black Swan.

  5. Nigel Henderson
    8th May 2019

    Congleton, River Dane May 2019. From the town bridge: Goosander female and 7 fluffy young. Sightings on 04/05/2019 and 07/05/2019. Male goosander on 08/05/2019. Grey Wagtail 07/05/2019. Between the Aldi roundabout and the park: Dippers are nesting as we have seen one with a beak full of moss but we haven’t seen any juveniles. Sightings on 04/05/2019, 05/05/2019 and 08/05/2019.

  6. Mike&Andy
    7th May 2019

    A male and female Wheatear,bizarrely perched high in the tree tops were circled several times by a third which then flew at Lea Forge this morning.At Doddington a pair of Little Owls and a female Yellow Wagtail that dropped into the crop field adjacent to the unit road.Also Reed Buntings,Mistle Thrush,all the Hirundines,22Swifts and 4 Shelducks.

  7. Mike& Andy
    4th May 2019

    Our first Swifts of the year for Doddington with 9 over the pool this evening.Also around 450 Sand Martins,65 House Martins with just a few Swallows.

  8. Colin & Sylvia
    4th May 2019

    At Doddington this morning were 60 swifts with around 150 hirundines feeding low over the water and the bank around us; also a common sandpiper; 3 singing reed warblers; canada goose broods of 7; 4; 3 and oystercatchers nesting. At Lea Forge a nice male wheatear over the tip and many warblers including sedge warbler and whitethroat.

  9. Colin and Sylvia
    4th May 2019

    At Doddington this morning were 60 swifts with around 150 hirundines feeding low over the water and the bank around us; also a common sandpiper; 3 singing reed warblers; canada goose broods of 7; 4; 3 and oystercatchers nesting. At Lea Forge a nice male wheatear over the tip and many warblers including sedge warbler and whitethroat.

  10. Andy Warner
    1st May 2019

    Spent a couple of hours at a lovely calm Doddington this morning. Generally quiet on the pool but picked out a Barnacle Goose, a single Yellow Wagtail, a couple of Shovelers and a Shelduck. Also saw 6 Oystercatchers and plenty of breeding activity
    Andy

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