June 2022 Sightings

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

Sandbach Flashes:
Wildfowl: Shelduck, Mandarin Duck, Wigeon, Teal, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Greylag Goose, Canada Goose, Great Crested Grebe, Coot, Moorhen, Mute Swan
Waders: Oystercatcher, Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, Lapwing, Dunlin, Snipe, Black-tailed Godwit, Curlew, Redshank, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper
Gulls & Terns: Black-headed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Yellow-legged Gull, Caspian Gull, Common Tern
Herons & Egrets: Grey Heron, Little Egret, Great White Egret
Raptor & Owls: Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Red Kite, Osprey, Hobby, Kestrel

Other records:
RF: Lesser Whitethroat, Grasshopper Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Water Rail
FFF: Cuckoo, Lesser Whitethroat

Sightings elsewhere:
Alsager: Lawton Hall: Green Woodpecker
Congleton: River Dane / Park: Dipper, Goosander, Kingfisher
Crewe: Town: Red Kite Quaker’s Coppice: Spotted Flycatcher
Doddington: Little Ringed Plover
Haslington: Cuckoo, Red Kite
Rode Pool: Egyptian Goose, Green Woodpecker, Mandarin Duck
Wybunbury: Spotted Flycatcher

Blackcap, Red Kite and Grey Heron
by Dennis Swaby

this medium doesn’t do justice to the natural history images that Dennis Swaby captures at Sandbach Flashes.
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