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RE: Greater Manchester Ring-necked Parakeets


Two juveniles flying with half a dozen adults over Kenworthy Woods at 15:30

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4 singles over Mums house in Dane Bank on Sunday afternoon.
2 singles over today.

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Thurs 23rd May
- 2 singles over The Carousel, South Reddish at teatime

Fri 24th
- 2 in trees just beyond & a single over Mums Dane Bank garden, mid aft.
- 1 over Redgate Recycling, Gorton, mid aft.
- 2 over Levenshulme end of Fallowfield loop path late aft
- 1 over Mount Rd, Levenshulme end early evening

Sat 25th May
- 2 again in trees just beyond Mums Dane Bank garden am.
- group of 3 then 2 singles over Barlow Rd, Levenshulme late am.
- nothing seen for a couple of hours whilst United battered City but at least 3 singles heard over Michelles house, Levenshulme.

Sun 26th May
- 3 singles over Mums Dane Bank garden am.
- 1 over ASDA Longsight at lunchtime

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Three ring necked parakeets Longsight harwood over cemetery(Methodist) 0845



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Slightly late with these, but in the last month or so evidence to suggest their range is expanding Northwards. I've seen 3 in Middleton at Limefield Playing Fields and one flying over the Nuttall Lane area of Ramsbottom.



-- Edited by Ben Hall on Thursday 23rd of May 2024 09:16:01 AM

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Thurs 16th May.
3 in Poplars just beyond back garden in Dane Bank, possibly same 3 in same trees early morning today, but flew off towards Denton Golf Club / Manchester Rd



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Single bird flew over the back garden in Lowton this morning, heading towards nearby Pennington Flash boat club.



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2 flying round Greenbank Park, Levenshulme, but in the last minute or so have flown off towards Levenshulme centre / Fallowfield


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Tues 30th April
- 3 over Redgate Recycling in Gorton am.

Fri 3rd May
- 2 over Reddish works yard am

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Weds 10th April
- 2 over Reddish works yard (am)
- 1 over Houldsworth Square towards Reddish Vale

Thurs 11th April
- 2 over Reddish works yard (am)
- 1 over Reddish Lane
- 1 over Mums house in Dane Bank at teatime

Fri 12th April
- 1 over Reddish works yard
- 1 over MacDonalds Debdale
- 1 flying round Greenbank Park, Levenshulme

Sat 13th April
- 1 over mums house in Dane Bank whilst I was in the greenhouse
- 1 over Windmill Lane over the M60, Dane Bank

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Also had 3 over Reddish works yard on Tuesday morning

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- Group of 12 over Reddish Lane near small ASDA Tuesday morning

- Group of 7 over Windmill pub in Dane Bank Tuesday afternoon

- Group of 5 over Reddish works yard on Thursday morning

- 15 minimum in my brothers garden on Saturday afternoon, 7 on the feeders with at least 8 in the nearby tree waiting their turn

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5 Parakeets seen in Kersal Dale today opposite the river Irwell in Salford. At dusk I saw 23 parakeets in trees opposite Salford uni on the bend of the River Irwell. Never seen so many here before.

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A rather noisy bird was sat opposite the house earlier this afternoon. It then relocated to a neighbour's garden where it continued calling before flying away.

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One on my bird feeders yesterday - first I've seen in the (Old Trafford) garden - plenty heard and seen flying over, but this is first that I've seen landed in the garden.

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Curiously no singles but a few pairs and groups seen past few days.

Thurs 1st Feb.
- 8 over Reddish Bridge / Debdale Park, pm.

Fri 2nd Feb.
- 5 over Redgate Recycling, Gorton, pm.

Sat 3rd Feb.
- 7 over Barlow Rd / Greenbank Park, Levenshulme, am.
- 2 over Mums house, Dane Bank, midday.

Sun 4th Feb.
- 3 over Denton Golf Club towards Debdale, late am.



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At least 9 @ Dunham Massey NT this afternoon 



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Two flew over the back garden this morning.

Also, a single bird seen from the lounge window on Wednesday morning.

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- None over work in Reddish recently, very quiet.

- c10-15 over Peel Centre Ret Pk, Stockport (Sun 7th Jan)

- My brother had 20+ in his Dane Bank garden on more than one occasion in the last couple of weeks

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2 feeding near Elton reservoir Bury 13/1/24 @ 10.30am.

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19 in the roost in Ivy Green, Chorlton 15:45 with more heading that way later.

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Three flew east over my Astley garden around mid-afternoon yesterday.



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A minimum of three at Dunham Massey, late morning today, within the National Trust trails/gardens.

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Three were flying over Blackleach Reservoir at 9.40am, heading West toward Walkden Town Centre.

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There have been a few flying over the gardens in area where Mottram Old Road turns into Stocks Lane in Stalybridge through December. I saw 6 fly over a couple of weeks ago and have heard them / briefly glimpsed birds 3 or 4 times since.

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Urmston/Stretford this afternoon: 3 at Cob Kiln Wood; 4 at Kickety Brook LNR including a pair checking out the new holes provided by recent storms; 6 flying in to roost at Stretford Meadows.

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A flock of 19-20 flew just a few meters above my head as I stood on Hilltop, Romiley at 3:30 pm. I watched them into the distance where they appeared to drop down into the Bredbury Industrial estate. Maybe a roost there?



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Thurs 7th Dec
- 2 over Reddish works yard am
- 6 over Heaton Moor Rd / A6 Stockport am

Fri 8th Dec
- 15-20 tight flock over the Apollo in Ardwick towards Ancoats approx 8.15am

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One flying around the Hough Hill Road area, of Stalybridge this afternoon.



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Fri 1st Dec
- 6 over Reddish works yard p.m.

Sat 2nd Dec
- 1 over Mount Rd, Levenshulme, late morning
- 1 over Mums house, Dane Bank, early afternoon
- 1 over Snipe Retail Park, Ashton U Lyne, late afternoon

Sun 3rd Dec
- 2 over Mums house in a Dane Bank, mid morning
- 1 over Matalan Stockport early afternoon, more calling but not seen

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Sat 25th Nov
- 2 in trees near little ASDA, Reddish Lane - Debdale Park end

Mon 27th Nov
- 1 over Windmill Pub in Dane Bank just before 8am
- 2 over Reddish works yard towards Dane Bank mid morning
- 1 over Reddish Bridge at Debdale Park early afternoon

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11 over the EMR Recycling plant on Liverpool Street Salford at 10.25 this morning. Another 5 at 12.45pm flying over Hope Street Salford.

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Yesterday afternoon two flew low NW over Green Avenue, Astley.

At 11:30 today a very noisy four were in trees by Sale Sharks Training Ground off Carrington Lane, Carrington.



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Four flew low east over the road in between the AJBell Stadium and new lifting bridge over the Ship Canal, Salford, heading towards Sale at 3:35pm this afternoon.



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Three then two over my house next to the Wood Lane/Middlewood Way car park in Marple this morning.



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Mon 6th Nov
3 over Reddish works yard am
2 in works yard tree am

Tues 7th Nov
1 over Reddish works yard
1 over Station Rd, Reddish towards Dane Bank
2 over Reddish Bridge am

Fri 10th Nov
2 over the Windmill pub, Dane Bank, am
5 over Reddish works yard am
2 over Reddish works yard pm

Sat 11th Nov
2 in tree outside little ASDA Reddish lunchtime

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A flock of 32 very vocal Ring-necked Parakeets over Liverpool Street Salford this morning near the Arnold Clark garage. It is the largest flock that I have seen in this area.



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Flock of 16 flying E to W just South of Hulme Garden Centre at 7.55am. Followed by a loose group of around 25 at 8.00am.
2 flew across the Garden Centre SW to NE at 8.15am, first time Ive seen that route.

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4/11/23: 11 at Flixton Garden Centre at 15:35

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At least 50 in Peel Hall Park Wythenshawe

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Fri 27th Oct
- 4 over Reddish works yard am
- 1 over Redgate Recycling mid-afternoon
- 7 over Reddish works yard late afternoon
- 1 over Mums house in Dane Bank late afternoon

Sat 28th Oct
- 6 over Barlow Rd, Levenshulme early am
- 3 over Redgate Recycling late morning
- 2 in tree near little ASDA Reddish lunchtime
- 1 over Mums house in Dane Bank mid-afternoon

Sun 29th Oct
- 3 over Redgate Recycling early am
- 2 over Reddish Bridge mid morning

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5+ calling by visitor centre at Sale WP this afternoon



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Fri 20th Oct
- 1 over Fallowfield Retail Park am
- 1 over Reddish Bridge / Debdale am

Tues 24th Oct
- 2 singles then 3 over Reddish works yard am
- 1 over Reddish Lane towards Dane Bank am
- 1 over Redgate Recycling towards Longsight pm

Weds 25th Oct
- 2 singles over Reddish works yard
- at least 2 in trees behind Reddish works yard pm

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Three over Lilford Park, Leigh on Monday 23rd Oct

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At least 1 heard, but not seen, from my Irlam garden this afternoon.

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4 in Bruntwood Park,Cheadle Hulme



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These is a roost or pre-roost in Sale now attracting over 100 birds.



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Thurs 12th Oct
- 1 over Mums house in Dane Bank early morning
- 1 over Barlow Rd, Levenshulme early morning
- 1 over Reddish works yard early afternoon

Fri 13th Oct
- 2 then 1 over Reddish works yard early morning
- 1 over Reddish Bridge not long after

Sat 14th Oct
- at least 4 probably more in car park trees of Fallowfield retail park mid-morning

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1 was at Ellesmere Street Recreation Ground, Astley Green this morning

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Tues 10th Oct

- 1 over Reddish works yard am
- 1 over Reddish Lane near little ASDA am
- 1 over Redgate Recycling, Gorton, afternoon

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