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9 Red-Legged Partridge at Brocstedes Farm, North Ashton today

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A Common Sandpiper called three times, passing low over Skitters Wood at 21:51 this evening

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This morn

Wigan Rd jtn Bryn St
20+ House Martins feeding over Ashton Care Home.

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Approx 400 Black-Headed Gull, mostly moulting adults, were feeding on flying insects between Skitters Wood and the town centre between 4:20-4:30pm today

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A Common Sandpiper was calling over Skitters Wood on Sat 19th at around 10:45pm

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Ring-necked Parakeet at Skitters Wood this morning

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Oystercatcher low north over Skitters Wood at 8:50pm

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Oystercatcher N over Skitters Wood at 18:30

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Cuckoo calling briefly at Skitters Wood this morning

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3 Oystercatcher over Skitters Wood this morning

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12/05/2014 23:18 Whimbrel heard over-head.

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16 Fieldfare this evening at Downall Green, in fields between Brocstedes Farm and Leyland Green Rd

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Willow Warbler singing at Downall Green today

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Lesser Redpoll, 2 Nuthatch, Goldcrest and 2 Jay at Ashton Heath this morning

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The former sewage works site (access from the north end of Lincoln Drive and turn right along the public footpath) this morning - birds included Woodcock, Buzzard, Jay, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Willow Tit, 2 Treecreeper and Bullfinch. Good numbers of House Sparrow on the public open spaces of the Manor Park estate, 70 plus with the largest concentration along the Rigby's Lane footpath between Westonby Court and Dunsdale Drive

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A Lesser Redpoll was at the public open space off Chiltern Close today

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16 Lesser Redpoll feeding at Skitters Wood this morning

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A Dipper was at Skitters Wood this morning, just downstream of the footbridge over Down Brook. I'm not aware of any previous records at this location.

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100 Fieldfare at Ashton Heath this morning

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a total of c1400 Woodpigeon moved SE over Skitters Wood in several flocks this morning, mostly before 07:30

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a total of c1400 Woodpigeon moved SE over Skitters Wood in several flocks this morning, mostly before 07:30

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A Pink-Footed Goose was calling over Skitters Wood around half past eight this evening

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3 Snipe low north over Skitters Wood this morning, at least 70 Redwing feeding in the wood and 1 Goldcrest

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320 Redwing moving between W and NW in several flocks today, during a couple of short spells spent watching, early a.m. early p.m. Also a Goldcrest singing in Skitters Wood and Kingfisher on Millingford Brook there

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A single Redwing was among 15 Blackbird and a Song Thrush around a Whitebeam and a Hawthorn by Skitters Wood this morning, also newly fledged Collared Dove being fed and 6 Mistle Thrush flew south

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2 Redwing over Skitters Wood this morning

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Oystercatcher calling over Skitters Wood 21:15 this evening

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returning adult Common Gulls noticeable over the past couple of days, Friday 9th one at Bryn, today one on street light at Bryn, one feeding on Whitledge Green, one south over Skitters Wood and one over Downall Green

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Approx 300 Swift feeding on flying ants over the town centre late afternoon

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4 Oystercatcher N over Skitters Wood at 18:52

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Cockatiel over Skitters early p.m.
fledged Bulfinch there too

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3 Oystercatcher flew noisily east over Skitters Wood this evening

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Oystercatcher SE over Ashton Heath this morning

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Pair of Common Buzzards circling and mewing loudly over Jubilee Park this morning at 11am.

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Swift feeding over Skitters Wood this afternoon

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2 Willow Warblers singing by the railway line at Richmond Road Bryn this morning

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2 House Martin present at a Bryn nest site this morning
a silent male Blackcap at Skitters Wood

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Chiffchaff singing in Skitters Wood this morning

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70 Redwing Brocstedes Road, North Ashton this morning

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2 Raven low east over Skitters Wood at 0920 this morning

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Wed 13th: 2 Raven low SE over Brocstedes Farm Downall Green early morning. 100 Redwing there this morning

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A Raven was down scavenging around the town centre, then flew off west over Skitters Wood at 0800

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Two calling ravens east over skitters wood and the town centre at 0800

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A Raven circled the town centre then flew rapidly NW past Skitters Wood at 10:25 this morning

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150 Fieldfare at Brocstedes Farm, North Ashton this morning

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Raven low west over the town centre and Skitters Wood this morning
200+ Redwing on farmland in North Ashton

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70 Fieldfare today feeding on a stubble field by Brocstedes Farm, North Ashton

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approx 2000 Woodpigeon low NE over downall green at 0845 this morning. 4 Siskin and 4 Nuthatch in Skitters Wood

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20+ Waxwing over Skitters wood at 3:15 this afternoon towards Liverpool Road area

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dave broome wrote:

1 Whooper Swan south over Skitters Wood this morning, among a flock of c20 Herring Gull!







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