September 2021 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:
Wildfowl: incl. Barnacle Goose, Mute Swan, Ruddy Shelduck, Mandarin, Shoveler, Gadwall, Wigeon, Pintail, Teal, Tufted Duck, Goosander, L & GC Grebe
Waders: incl. Curlew, Bl-t Godwit, Ruff, Dunlin, Snipe, Common & Green Sandpiper
Gulls & Terns: Mediterranean, Common, GB-b, Y-l & LB-b Gull
Egrets etc: Bittern, Great W & Little Egret
Raptors & Owls: Sparrowhawk, Marsh Harrier, Red Kite, Hobby, Peregrine & Barn Owl

Other records
: Swift, Kingfisher, Raven, L Whitethroat, Spotted Flycatcher, Whinchat, Yellow & Grey Wagtail & Meadow Pipit reported this month
MGT/RF: Wigeon, Tufted Duck, Goosander, Swift, L Grebe, Snipe, Green Sandpiper, Great W Egret (2 on 5th), Jay, Rook, Raven, Skylark, Cetti's Warbler, L Whitethroat, Whinchat, Stonechat, Wheatear, Tree Sparrow, Grey Wagtail, Meadow Pipit, Linnet & Reed Bunting
Tetton Ln Flash: Snipe, Green Sandpiper, Tawny Owl, Kingfisher & Raven
WL: Kingfisher

sightings elsewhere

Alsager: Sparrowhawk, Hobby & Siskin
Church Lawton: Kingfisher
Fannyscroft: Whinchat & Wheatear
Rode Heath Rise: Grey Wagtail
Salt Line/ Borrow Pit Meadows: Hobby
Scholar Green: Stonechat

Astbury: Lapwing
AMCP: see
The Cloud: Kestrel, Raven & Meadow Pipit
Park/Town: Goosander, Kingfisher, Dipper & Grey Wagtail

Crewe: Raven
Barthomley: Common Sandpiper
Basford: Red Kite
Joey the Swan: Swift, Collared Dove, Kingfisher, Jay, Rook & Raven
Meremoor Moss: Muscovy Duck, Stock Dove, R-l Partridge, Sparrowhawk, Kingfisher, Kestrel, Jay, Mistle Thrush, Grey Wagtail, Linnet & Reed Bunting
Shavington: Sparrowhawk, Little, Tawny Owl & Raven
Weston Rd: Raven

Derbyshire/Staffordshire border:
Bosley Res: Y-l Gull & Great W Egret
Danebower: Red Grouse
Shutlingsloe: Black Redstart & Whinchat

Doddington: incl. Mute Swan, Shoveler, Wigeon, Teal, Pochard, Tufted Duck, L & GC Grebe, Snipe, Common, Y-l & Bl-h Gull, Little Owl, Kingfisher, Jay, Rook, Carrion Crow & Raven
Lea Forge: Snipe, Kestrel, Peregrine, Jay, Rook, Raven, Garden Warbler, Mistle Thrush, Spotted Flycatcher, Grey Wagtail & Linnet

Haslington: Hobby

Middlewich: Snipe & Whinchat

Mow Cop: Skylark, Wheatear, Meadow & Tree Pipit & Siskin

Rode Pool: incl. Egyptian Goose, Mandarin, Shoveler, Teal, Stock Dove, Grey Heron, Sparrowhawk, Jay & Grey Wagtail

Sandbach: Hobby
Arclid: L Grebe, Kestrel, Rook & Raven
Brindley Green: Harrier sp.
Fields Farm: Sparrowhawk, Kingfisher, Kestrel, Jay & Cetti's Warbler
Winterley Pool: Mute Swan, Collared Dove, GC Grebe, Bl-h Gull, Black Tern, Kestrel, Jay, Jackdaw, Rook, Wheatear & Yellowhammer

Swettenham/The Quinta: Collared Dove, Sparrowhawk, Tawny Owl, Kestrel, Jay, Rook, Coal Tit, Grey Wagtail & Bullfinch

Spotted Flycatcher, Great White Egret and Kingfisher
by Dennis Swaby

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