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Post Info TOPIC: ASHWORTH MOOR RESERVOIR


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RE: ASHWORTH MOOR RESERVOIR


Sat 23/5 08:00 - 09:20 Overcast (mist over moortops), cool S breeze
G C GRebe 2
Mallard 4 (M's)
Lapwing pair at barn conversion lawn - Display / Territory
P wagtail
Skylark several singing
Reed Bunting at least 2 males singing
Swallow 5
Sand Martin 2
Swift 2
Oyk 7 flew in from E and turned S over Res + 3 circling and very nosiy (all adults?)
Curlew several bubbling calls heard
Pheasant H from valley
Linnet 2

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Fri 22/5/09 18.20-1910
Swifts X30
Swallows x 20
Sand Martin x 5
Mallard x 3
Gt Crested grebes x2
Meadow pipit x5
Goosander X3
Lapwing
Lesser BB Gull X50+
Pied Wag x1

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Tues 19/5/09 18.50-19.40.
Swifts X30
Swallows x 20
Mallard x 3
Reed bunting X3
Gt Crested grebes x2
Meadow pipit x5
Oystercatcher
Goosander X3
Lapwing
Lesser BB Gull X20+
Herring gull x6
Greater BB Gull x2
Pied Wag x3

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Mon 11/5 13:00 - 14:00

Sunny, clear, bright - blustery cold NE wind.
C Goose 1 + 2
G C Grebe 2
Mallard 1
Lapwing 4
LBb Gull 2 + 1
Whimbrel 1 (dozing then bathing on exposed shoreline down from Owd Betts)

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Sat 2/5 17:20 - 18:20
C Goose 2 +1
Goosander 7 F
LBb Gull 40+ c. 10 -15 landed on res and then 1- 4's arriving and drifting off West
Swallow 2
Swift 3
Wheatear 7
Reed Bunting 2 M

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Had a wander around the area including ashworth moor and knowl hill/moor this am
very nice,but tough on the legs.

magpie,stonechatbiggrin.gif,pied wag,meadow pipet,skylark,lapwing,swallow,raven,curlew,crow,mallard,wheatear,swift,kestrel,
goosander,b h gull,canada,great crested grebe, herring gull

cheers geoff


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Fri 1/5 12:45 - 14;10 - cloudy then heavy rain and strengthening S breeze / wind
Wheatear 2 pairs, 2 M & 2 F
G C Grebe 2
Goosander 2 M + 9 F
Mallard pair
B Hd Gull 5
LBbGull c. 30 in 4- 5 parties landed, wash / preen and left to South
Curlew 1 + several heard
Swallow 6 then c. 20 before down pour
S Martin 2 before down pour

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12:00-14:30

1 Greenshank breifly
2 Curlew
4 Wheatear
6 Pied Wagtail
3 Sand Martin
25+ Swallow
2 GCGrebe
3 Mallard

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Thank you Dave

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You can but i would'nt - best just walk around the 'south' side of the res.

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Hi Guys, "we three/four" might give it a whirl soon. Can you walk all the way around?

Cheers

Geoff

-- Edited by Geoff Walton on Tuesday 21st of April 2009 03:39:59 PM

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15:30

15 Wheatear
1 Oystercatcher
4 Swallow
hovering Canada Goose (very windy)

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Mon 20/4 13:00 - 14:30
Wheatear 6 (2 M) }
Pied Wagtail 6 }- large hatch of black flies along embankment wall
Reed Bunting 2 (MF) }
Teal 2 (MF)
Goosander 11 (4M)
Mallard 1 (M)
G C Grebe 2
Lapwing 20+
Oyks 2
Curlew 6
Stonechat
Kestrel 2 (MF)
Bhd Gull 1
LBbGull 1+2

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Midday

2 Teal
1 Wheatear
1 reeling Grasshopper Warbler
1 Little Owl

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mid afternoon

1 Whimbrel
3 Wheatear
1 White Wagtail
2 Pied Wagtail
1 Mallard
8 Canada Goose
2 GCGrebe
1 Reed Bunting

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This evening

2 Whimbrel
6 Wheatear
2 White Wag
7 Pied Wag
2 GCGrebe
12 Goosander
4 Reed Bunting
3 Swallow

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1900-1930

1 Yellow Wagtail
2 White Wagtail
6 Pied Wagtail
2 Great Crested Grebe
7 Swallow

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Group of 4 Ravens flew SE this morning making a lot of noise as they did

12 Goosander
2 GCGrebe

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18:00 - 19:30

4 White Wagtail
1 Tree Pipit going over (Heard)
7 Pied Wagtail
2 Curlew
10+ Meadow Pipit
2 Great Crested Grebe
20+ LBBGull going through
10 BHGull
2 Lapwing
2 Reed Bunting

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06:30 - 08:00

6 Wheatear (5m 1 f)
2 Teal (pair)
3 male Mallard
1 fem Goosander
2 Pied Wagtail
2 Linnet
2 Oystercatcher
9 Curlew

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18:50 till 20:15

1 Grasshopper Warbler - 3 weeks early up here!!!
4 male Wheatear
2 White Wagtail
1 Swallow
8 Pied Wagtail
10+ Curlew
2 Oystercatcher
20+ Meadow Pipit
2 Skylark
31 Goosander
3 GCGrebe
5 Canada Goose
2 Little Owl
2 Pheasant

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Midday

1 Little Owl
4 Curlew
4 Great Crested Grebe
2 Goosander
12 Reed Bunting

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7/4/09 18.00-19.00
Very cold and Windy

3 Curlew
2 Canada
2 Gt Crested Grebes
3 Lapwing
6 M Pipits
3 Pied Wags
1 LBB Gull
3 BH Gulls

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6/4/09 18.30-19.15

6 Canada
2 Oystercatchers
1 Tufted (male)
2 Gt Crested Grebes
2 Mallard
6 Pied Wags
10+ Meadow pipits
1 Magpie
6 Lesser BB Gulls


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5/4/09 16:00 - 18:40
G C Grebe 4 (2 + 2)
Tufted 3 (2m + f)
Stonechat 2 (MF)
Pied wagtail 6
Dipper (valley)
Kestrel F
Oyks 2
Pheasant (calling from valley)

Where are the Wheatears?

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5/4/09 16.00-17.30
2 tufted ducks
4 Mallard
3 Gt Cr Grebe
2 Oysters
4 Canadas
7 oosander
4 Pied wags
20+ Meadow pipits
2 Reed Bunting
12 Lapwing
7 LBB gulls
2 Common Gull
4 BH Gull

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3 Oystercatcher on here at midday

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Sadly, due to some inexplicable boundary "kink", Deeply Vale is in Rossendale.

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lovely evening

1 Buzzard being mobbed by Pied Wags and crows
10+ Pied Wag
17 Curlew
15 Goosander
4 Mallard
4 Canada Goose
10 Meadow Pipit (NW)
2 Skylark
18 Lapwing

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29/3/09 - 14.30-15.00

Had a long walk in Deeply Vale and finished off along the side of Ashworth Moor Res.
2 Northern Wheatear - first for me this year
1 Linnet
3 Gt Crested Grebes
2 Canada Geese
6 Meadow Pipits
4 Pied Wags
30+ Lapwing
1 Sparrowhawk
1 Kestrel
10 Goosander
3 Carrion crows

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17:30 - 18:00

3 Great Crested Grebe
8 BH Gull
4 Mallard
4 Canada Goose
24 Lapwing
4 Goosander

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17:00 - 18:00

13 Curlew
3 Great Crested Grebe
6 Mallard
17 Meadow Pipit (W)
14 Lapwing
1 Pied Wagtail

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12:00 - 12:30

3 Great Crested Grebe
1 Pheasant
18 Canada Goose
10 Gosander (7 males)
2 Mallard
3 Pied Wagtail
4 Reed bunting

see what turns up there this eve

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17:30-18:30

12 Curlew
1 Oystercathcer
Meadow Pipit - 31 W, 3 NW, 6 Blogging
1 male Goldeneye
19 Goosander (7 male)
4 Mallard (2 pairs)
4 Reed Bunting
2 Kestrel
2 Carrion Crow
1 Grey Heron
1 BH Gull
3 Pied Wagtail
1 Wren

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13:45 - 14:30

1 male Goldeneye smile.gif
1 Great Crested Grebe
3 Goosander
4 Meadow Pipit NW
5 Pied Wagtail
32 Lapwing
3 Common Gull
1 GBBGull

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17:00 - 18:30

11 Curlew
11 Mallard
8 Goosander
1 fem Sparrowhawk
4 Meadow Pipit
3 Pied Wagtail
30 Lapwing
4 Canada Goose
4 Pheasant
1 Moorhernbiggrin.gif - to south of res
6 Skylark

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12:00-12:45

3 Meadow Pipit
6 Skylark
32 Lapwing
1 Curlew
5 Mallard
4 Canada Goose
1 BH Gull
3 Reed Bunting
1 Pied Wagtail

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Mon 9/3 12:30 - 13:15
Very strong blustery SW wind
G C Grebe 1 }
Curlew 2 on bump } braving the elements
Lapwing 1 feeding in Bird in'th fields (E of Res)
Mallard 3 pairs on Buckhurst Lodge

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Sat 7/3 17:00 - 18:15
G C Grebe 1
Goosander 5 M + 21 F
Tufted pair
Shelduck 1 M }
Curlew 5 } roosting on southern embankment 'bump'
Lapwing 30 }

(Moorhen 1 H south/valley !!!??? - from blog 1 on small run off stream to south of wall)

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A Shelduck was on at 13:30 biggrin.gif

1 Great Crested Grebe
4 Mallard

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Bit more exciting this eve

MOORHEN!!! A first for me at AMR in a small stream on the southern side of the res.

6 Curlew
1 Oystercatcher
18 Goosander
3 Mallard
1 Great Crested Grebe
2 Pheasant
2 Pied Wagtail
1 Linnet

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11:15 - 12:00

2 Curlew
1 Oystercatcher
12 Lapwing
1 Great Crested Grebe
2 Mallard
2 Goosander

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2 oystercatchers present this evening but only 8 Goosander.

1 Great Crested Grebe and 12 Lapwing

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Very little about this afternoon.
8 goosander
1 Gt crested Grebe.
It was cold and started to snow so I didn't hang about
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Sun 1/3 15:30 - 18:30
G C Grebe 1
C Goose 2
Mallard 2 M + 1 F
Goosander 11 M + 14 F (as I left in the gloom)
Lapwing 71 (on stone pile down from layby opp Owd Betts
Kestrel 1 M + 1 imm M
Stonechat 1 M (gully opp barn conversion across Edenfield Road)
Goldfinch 1
Greenfinch c 3 (firs behind Owd Betts)


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A male Sparrowhawk flew in front of the car on the way home on Ashworth Road

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Windy this afternoon at 4.30-5.30pm
Dave arrived a few minutes after me and missed a Curlew
Not much else about
15 Goosander
4 Mallard
1 Gt Crested Grebe
2 Pheasants
1 Kestrel
50+ Lapwing

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Midday

6 singing Skylark
1 Great Crested Grebe
200+ Starling
70+ Lapwing
4 Goosander

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Much the same

13:30

4 Goosander
76 Lapwing
1 Pied Wagtail
1 Wren
2 Mallard
1 Canada Goose

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Very windy

14:15

16 Goosander
76 Lapwing
2 Rook
8 Carrion Crow
6 Starling

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