July 2022 Sightings

Details of the latest sightings compiled from the Sandbach Flashes log book and other records.
For details of abbreviations see the Monthly Sightings page.

Sandbach Flashes:
EHF/PHF:
Wildfowl: Shelduck, Mandarin Duck, Gadwall, Teal, Mallard, Shoveler, Tufted Duck, Greylag Goose, Canada Goose, Great Crested Grebe, Coot, Moorhen, Mute Swan
Waders: Water Rail, Oystercatcher, Little Ringed Plover, Lapwing, Dunlin, Snipe, Black-tailed Godwit, Spoonbill, Whimbrel, Curlew, Redshank, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper
Gulls & Terns: Mediterranean Gull, Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Common Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Common Tern
Herons & Egrets: Grey Heron, Little Egret, Great White Egret
Raptor & Owls: Sparrowhawk, Peregrine, Buzzard, Red Kite, Marsh Harrier, Hobby, Kestrel, Barn Owl

Other records:
CF: Redstart
RF: Lesser Whitethroat, Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Water Rail
FFF: Yellow Wagtail
MGT: Whinchat, Grasshopper Warbler
RF: Water Rail, Great White Egret, Green Sandpiper, Hobby
WLF: Tawny Owl, Great White Egret

Sightings elsewhere:
Congleton: River Dane / Park: Dipper, Goosander, Kingfisher, Little Egret
Crewe: Spotted Flycatcher
Doddington: Pochard, Green Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover, Yellow Wagtail
Middlewich: Green Sandpiper
Rode Pool: Egyptian Goose, Kingfisher, Mandarin Duck, Little Egret
Scholar Green: Green Woodpecker, Mandarin Duck
Wybunbury: Spotted Flycatcher

Spoonbills at Elton Hall Flash July 2022
by Dennis Swaby

this medium doesn’t do justice to the natural history images that Dennis Swaby captures at Sandbach Flashes.
See all of his latest images at: - sandbachflashes.co.uk

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