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Details of the latest sightings compiled by John Thompson from the Sandbach Flashes log book.

For details of abbreviations see the Monthly Sightings page.

Wildfowl

‘regulars’ incl:
Mute Swan*
Shelduck
*
Wigeon
Gadwall
*
Teal
Mallard
*

Tufted Duck no count
G C Grebe* max 13
also

Shoveler

Pochard

Goosander max 2


* - denotes breeding confirmed

‘regulars’ incl:

Oystercatcher max 5

Lapwing* no count

LR Plover max 5

Green Sandpiper max 2

also

Ringed Plover

Curlew

Black-tailed Godwit max 3

Redshank

Greenshank

Common Sandpiper


* - denotes breeding confirmed

Waders

others

Buzzard

Red Kite

Sparrowhawk,

Little Owl

Kestrel

Hobby

Peregrine

Raptors

‘regulars’ incl:

Raven

Tree Sparrow*

also

Orinoco Goose

Arctic Skua

Kingfisher

Great Spotted Woodpecker*

Cetti’s Warbler (RLP)

Reed Warbler*

Garden Warbler

Spotted Flycatcher

Grey Wagtail*

Greenfinch

* - denotes breeding confirmed

Gulls

regulars’ incl:

Black-headed Gull*

Common Tern

also

Mediterranean

Yellowlegged

Caspian

GBB Gull


* - denotes breeding confirmed

Other Sightings elsewhere

Alsager: - Red Kite 22nd


AWP: - see astburywildlife.blogspot.co.uk


Brereton:- Little Owl*, Grasshopper Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher*


Doddington: - ‘regulars’ incl: Oystercatcher*, Little Owl
also Canada* & Greylag Goose*, Redlegged Partridge, Common Sandpiper, Common Tern, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kestrel, Jay, Raven, Skylark, Reed Warbler, Mistle Thrush, Yellow Wagtail, Linnet & Reed Bunting


Haslington: - Kestrel


Rode Pool: - ‘regulars’ incl: Greylag* & Canada Goose*, Mute Swan*, Mandarin*, GC Grebe*

also Grey Heron, Common Sandpiper, Kestrel, Kingfisher, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Reed Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher 4th


Sandbach: - Lapwing*, LR Plover, Common Gull,

* - denotes breeding confirmed

More up to date sightings may be found on our Blog where you will also be able to add details of your own sightings within the SECOS area.

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