Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing July 2018

In July, the Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed just one adult swan and it was a retrap.

Highest Site Counts were:-

Acre Dell Pools, Congleton = 56 on 15th.

Bottom Flash,Winsford = 11 on 9th.

Comber Mere near Whitchurch = 44 on 30th.

Doddington Mere near Nantwich = 63 on 19th.

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Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire July 2018

Lowest Night Temperature = 8.2 Degrees Centigrade = 20th.

Highest Day Temperature = 31.3 Degrees Centigrade = 26th.

Average Minimum July Temperature = 11.9 C (Av. = 11.4 C).

Average Maximum July Temperature = 26.2 C (Av. = 22.2 C).

Highest Wind Gust = 21 MPH = S = 28th.

Wettest Day = 13mm = 0.52 inches = 29th.

Total Rainfall for July = 31.4 mm = 1.26 inches (Av. = 57.25 mm = 2.29 inches.

Total Rainfall for 2018 = 381.25 mm = 15.25 inches.

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South Cheshire Wetland Bird Survey Highlights July 15th 2018

Arclid SQ, Sandbach = Black headed Gull = 120, Canada Geese = 173, Great Crested Grebes = 9, Grey Heron = 8, Kingfisher = 1 Lapwing = 120, Lesser Black-backed Gulls = 6 Little Ringed Plover = 2 and Mallard = 199.

Nantwich Boating Lake = Black Headed Gull = 129 and Mallard = 186.

Queens Park Lake, Crewe = Black Headed Gull = 69, Canada Geese = 150, Lesser Black backed Gull = 3 and Mallard = 163.

 

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Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing June 2018

During June the Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed a total of 5 Mute Swans. These were made up of 2 second years and 3 adults. There was 1 control and 1 retrap.

Maximum Site Counts during June were as follows.

Acre Dell Pools, Congleton = 77 on 5th.

Burleydam Pool near Whitchurch = 5 on 19th.

Comber Mere near Whitchurch = 38 on 19th.

Doddington Mere near Nantwich = 60 on 30th.

Neumann Flash, Northwich = 44 on 26th.

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Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire June 2018

Lowest Day Temperature = 5.4 Degrees Centigrade = 6th.

Highest Day Temperature = 31.3 Degrees Centigrade = 26th.

Average Minimum Temperature = 9.8 C (Av. = 9.4 C).

Average Maximum Temperature = 23.3 C (Av. = 19.9 C).

Highest Wind Gust = 26 SW = 14th.

Wettest Day = 4.3 mm = 0.17 inches = 16th.

June Total Rainfall = 9.7 mm = 0.39 inches (Av. = 65 mm = 2.6 inches).

Total Rainfall for 2018 = 349.75 mm = 13.99 inches.

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South Cheshire Wetland Bird Survey Highlights June 17th 2018

Arclid SQ,Sandbach = Canada Geese = Black Headed Gull = 2, 56, Great Black backed Gull = 1, Great Crested Grebes = 11, Herring Gull = 3, Lesser Black backed Gull = 78, Little Ringed Plover = 2, Mallard = 58, Oystercatcher = 5, Shelduck = 4 and Yellow Legged Gull = 1.

Burleydam Pool near Whitchurch = Coot = 10, Curlew = 1, Grey Heron = 1 and Mute Swans = 5.

Nantwich Boating Lake = Canada Geese = 10 and Mallard = 164.

Queens Park Lake, Crewe = Canada Geese = 141, Grelag Geese = 5 and Mallard = 107.

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Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing May 2018

The Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed a total of 7 swans during May. These consisted of 1 second year and 6 Adults. There were 2 controls and 2 retraps.

Highest Site Counts were =

Acre Dell pools, Congleton = 81 on 20th.

Burleydam Pool near Whitchurch = 11 on 20th.

Comber Mere near Whitchurch = 22 on 22nd.

Doddington Mere near Nantwich = 42 on 29th.

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