Visit to Rostherne Mere – 13th March 2018

By | April 19, 2018

This was our second visit to this locked reserve.  On this occasion we were guided by volunteer warden Phil Dell.  Five members of the group attended on this occasion with four of us going to nearby Tatton Park for lunch afterwards.

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Species Number Seen Comment
Barn Owl 1 In nest box
Blackbird A few Also at Tatton
Blue Tit Many  
Buzzard 1  
Canada Goose A few  
Carrion Crow Several Also at Tatton
Chaffinch A few  
Collared Dove Several  
Coot Several  
Cormorant Several  
Dunnock A few Also at Tatton
Goldeneye A few  
Goldfinch Many  
Goosander 2 Peter H
Great Crested Grebe A few  
Great Spotted Woodpecker Heard only Bill
Great Tit Many  
Green Woodpecker 1 Pete G
Grey Heron 1  
Jackdaw Many Also at Tatton
Jay A few  
Lesser Black-backed Gull A few  
Magpie Several  
Mallard A few  
Mandarin 2 Peter H
Mistle Thrush Heard only  
Moorhen A few  
Mute Swan A few  
Nuthatch Heard only 1 seen at Tatton
Pheasant A few  
Pied Wagtail 1  
Reed Bunting 2  
Robin A few Also at Tatton
Shoveler A few  
Snipe 1 Pete G
Treecreeper 1  
Tufted Duck A few  
Water Rail Heard only  
Wigeon Several  
Woodpigeon Many Tatton only

Last Updated on April 19, 2018