June 2020 Sightings

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

Sandbach Flashes:
EHF/PHF:
Wildfowl: incl: Gadwall, Teal, Goosander
Waders: incl: Oystercatcher, R & L R Plover, Curlew, Black-tailed Godwit & Common Sandpiper
Gulls & Terns: the Mediterranean, Great Black-backed & Yellow-legged Gull, Common Tern
Raptors & Owls: Sparrowhawk
Other records: Swift, Reed Warbler, Siskin & Reed Bunting reported this month
MGT/RF: Teal, Swift, Oystercatcher, House Martin
Clay Lane: Little Owl
WLF: Common Tern

Sightings Elsewhere:
Alsager: Wigeon (hybrid), Swift, Red Kite, Hobby, Raven, Skylark, Sand & House Martin, Tree Sparrow, Yellow Wagtail, Corn Bunting & Yellowhammer
Church Lawton/Scholar Green: Lapwing*, Crossbill, Siskin

Rode Pool: Greylag* & Egyptian Goose, Mandarin, Stock Dove*, GC Grebe*, Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper, Kingfisher, Reed Warbler, Mistle Thrush, Spotted Flycatcher, Dunnock*

Salt Line/Borrowpit Meadow: Greylag Goose*, Kingfisher, Reed Warbler, Whitethroat*

Balterley Green: Little Owl*, Hobby & Yellowhammer

Brereton Heath LNR: Swift, Coal Tit, House Martin, Whitethroat, Mistle Thrush, Greenfinch & yellowhammer

Congleton: GS Woodpecker,
AMCP: see astburywildlife.blogspot.co.uk
Astbury: Quail, Swift, Stock Dove, Red Kite, Skylark, Sand Martin, Tree Sparrow, Yellow Wagtail, Yellowhammer
Buglawton: Hobby
The Cloud: GS Woodpecker, Kestrel, Hobby, Jay, Willow Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher, Stonechat*, Meadow & Tree Pipit & Siskin
Little Moreton Hall: Barn Owl, Kestrel*, Yellowhammer, Reed Bunting
Park/Town: Goosander, Kingfisher, Dipper & Grey Wagtail
Smethick: Quail, Green Woodpecker, Hobby, Jay, Skylark, House Martin, Linnet, Yellowhammer
Timbersbrook: Garden Warbler
Wallhill: Stock Dove, Oystercatcher, Barn Owl, Peregrine, Kestrel, Hobby, Skylark, Sand Martin, L Whitethroat, Tree Sparrow, Yellow Wagtail, Linnet, Yellowhammer, Reed Bunting
Whitemore: Swift & House Martin

Cranage: Collared Dove, Jay, Skylark, House Martin

Crewe: Sparrowhawk, Peregrine
Balterley Green: L Owl*, Hobby, Yellowhammer
Business Park: Reed Warbler, Bullfinch
Queens Park: L Owl*, Hobby, Mistle Thrush & Greenfinch
Weston/Basford: Quail, Cuckoo & Skylark
Wychwood Park: Barn Owl* & Stonechat

Derbyshire / Staffordshire border:
Cheek's Hill: Curlew, Short-eared Owl, Raven, Skylark, Meadow Pipit

Doddington: incl: Greylag Goose, Mute Swan, Shoveler, Teal, Tufted Duck, Swift, Stock Dove, L Grebe*, GC Grebe, Oystercatcher*, Common Sandpiper, Sparrowhawk, L Owl, Hobby, Jay, Raven, House Martin, Sedge Warbler, Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail*, Reed Bunting
Lea Forge: R-l Partridge, Swift, Sparrowhawk, Kingfisher, Kestrel, Jay, Skylark, Sedge & Garden Warbler*, Whitethroat, Bullfinch, Linnet & Reed Bunting

Marton: R-l Partridge, Swift, Stock Dove, Oystercatcher, Kestrel, Coal Tit, House Martin, Willow Warbler, Tree Sparrow

Mow Cop/Cheshire's Close: Little Owl, Siskin

The Quinta: Stock Dove, Jay, Raven, Coal Tit, House Martin, Willow Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher

Sandbach:
Arclid/Sandbach Heath: Oystercatcher, Lapwing*, Red Kite
Bradwall: Red Kite, Little Owl, Yellowhammer
Elworth: Crossbill
Fields Farm: Kestrel, Hobby, Skylark, House Martin, Mistle Thrush, Yellow Wagtail*, Linnet
Sandbach Heath: Red Kite
Winterley Pool: Swift, Stock Dove, Jay, Skylark, House Martin, Mistle Thrush, Greenfinch, Linnet

Wybunbury Moss: Swift, Sedge & Reed Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher*

* indicates breeding confirmed

86 species reported in your local recording area this month

Common Tern, Reed Bunting and Common Swift
at Elton Hall Flash June 2020 by Dennis Swaby

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