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Post Info TOPIC: COUNTY PINK-FOOTED GOOSE SIGHTINGS


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RE: COUNTY PINK-FOOTED GOOSE SIGHTINGS


c100 heading due east over my Hazel Grove garden.  A lovely sound and sight against a blue sky.



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c 200 over worsley filtration beds at 12 00 midday



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Late sighting from yesterday when c120 overflew my Romiley garden going east.



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27 east over Pennington Flash this evening at 18:35

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8.05am Oakley Park, Chorley New Road, Bolton 72 heading South-East

10.15am. Doffcocker Lodge, Bolton 90 heading South-East.



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Walking east from Navigation Road station on my way to the rose-coloured starling, two small skeins overhead: 8 flying SW and 24 flying SE.



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11.30am at Rumworth Lodge, Bolton 70 flying west (also posted under Rumworth Lodge) 



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10.25am today;

100+ asymmetric skein,  heading NE over Ladybridge and Middlebrook valley.



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110 west over Astley at 09:35 today.



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c120 east over Clayton at 0848. Flying at low altitude

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Approx 200 went SE in two skeins over Beech Hill/Gidlow, Wigan at 08:05 this morning

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57 east over firswood at 2pm.
71 west south west over Pennington flash at 6.12pm

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26 SW over Wigan Town Hall 15:56 Monday 8th Oct

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90 over Billinge heading West Thursday afternoon. 



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C200 over Audenshaw Reservoirs East at 09:12.



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37 at Doffcocker Lodge 10.05am heading west.

c150 at Rumworth Lodge 12.00 noon heading west.

I've also posted both these sighting on each site.



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46 over old trafford at 10.43am heading east.

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13 over Carrington moss heading west/ north west at 9-27 this morning.

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c.60 heading NE over Irlam at 14.00

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Sunday 30th September 2018

c130 east over Brushes, Stalybridge, at 10.07am

c40 east over the same area, at 10.25am

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Skein approx 60, over Droylsden at 10:05 heading S/E



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50-60 heading east over my Irlam garden at 09.35 this morning.

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Greenmount Lane Heaton Bolton 9.00am. 45 heading South-east.



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Mossley - 08.40 this morning: c70 heading East, high up.

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Yesterday 28th Sept.

2 skiens over chorlton ees, 30 at 6.50pm & c70 at 7.20pm heading east.
Also whilst walking the dog in old trafford between 8.15-8.45pm 3 skiens were heard only.

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57 over Surrey Avenue Leigh going West 12.05  28/09/18  high up 1000 - 1500 feet 



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48 over Markland Hill, Bolton. 8.50am heading east.



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74 over old trafford at 11.40am heading north west.

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37 over Boothstown heading North at 8.50am and C50 over Boothstown heading South at 16.10

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aproximately 100 flying South over Stretford 9.30am today.
(Seen by my neighbour ).

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c.70 flew South East over the old Worsley Garden centre site, viewed from Leigh road c. 8.25 this am

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9 flew east over Heaton park res this morning about 8.20am

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58 flew east over Viridor Wood at approx 16:45

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About 10.30am. In the Rock Garden in Moss Bank Park, Bolton. While I was volunteering with Friends of Moss Bank Park. c120 heading NW.



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c30 north over Ashton-under Lyne at 8am on Monday

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32 NW over Bispham Hall area around 17:30 on Sunday 23rd info thanks to Chris Darbyshire

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Flock heard over Chapel street in Salford this evening around 22.00 heard only



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400+ flew west in 6 skiens between 2-4pm seen from heaton park

204 flew west at Elton in 8 skiens and 90 east in 2 skiens this am

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55 E/SE over Greave, Romiley at 10.05 a.m.



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14 South over Bickershaw Rucks @ 09.00ish

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48 flew low SW at 10:20am today

Info thanks to Phil Rhodes



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70+ East over Heaton Mersey Common at 10:35.

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Originally posted today by Dave Wilson:

Calls from high over cloudy skies at Pennington at 1110 hrs yesterday (11th September). Number and flight direction unknown! 



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c70 heading north from Carrington Moss over the Manchester Ship Canal towards Chat Moss at 3:30pm

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Late post for last Saturday, 3/2/18:
Four skeins, c400 in total, over Smithills, Bolton at 2.45pm. Info thanks to David Aldred, who saw the Pink-footed Geese from his Garden.
They were heading in the general direction of Martin Mere.

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Approx 170 in 4 skeins west over Wigan Flashes this morning at around 10.30.

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37 NW today over Ashton-in-Makerfield at 15:39

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2 With the Canada flock on Hollingworth Lake at 2pm

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a rough count of 75+ in distance without binoculars flying NW between Pennington Flash and Bickershaw Rucks @ 09.10

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25 NW over Ashton-in-Makerfield 14:55

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