Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing May 2019

During May 2019, the Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed a total of 5 Mute Swans. These consisted of 2 second years and 3 Adults. There was one control.

Highest Site Counts during May were as follows:-

Acre Dell Pools, Congleton = 66 on 19th.

Burleydam Pool near Whitchurch = 20 on 27th.

Comber Mere near Whitchurch = 9 on 19th.

Coole Pilate area near Nantwich = 38 on 5th.

Doddington Mere near Nantwich = 58 on 29th.

Middlewich Canal = 8 on 12th.

Neumanns Flash, Northwich = 84 on 23rd.

 

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Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire May 2019

Lowest Night Temperature = 1.9 Degrees Centigrade = 5th.

Highest Day Temperature = 21.3 Degrees Centigrade = 15th.

Average Minimum Temperature = 6.3 C = (Av. = 6.7 C).

Average Maximum Temperature = 16.4 C = (Av. = 17.7 C).

Highest Wind Gust Speed = 23 MPH = SSW = 30th.

Wettest Day = 16 mm = 0.64 inches = 27th.

Total Rainfall for May = 52 mm = 2.08 inches (Av. = 52.5 mm = 2.1 inches).

Total Rainfall for 2019 = 330 mm = 13.2 inches.

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Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing April 2019

During April the Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed a total of 7 Mute Swans. These were made up of 4 second years and 3 adults.

Highest Site Counts were as follows : –

Acre Dell Pools,Congleton = 55 on 14th.

Burleydam Pool near Whitchurch = 9 on 29th.

Cholmondeley Estates = 7 on 29th.

Coole Pilate near Nantwich = 43 on 28th.

Doddington Mere near Nantwich = 13 on 25th.

 

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Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire April 2019

Lowest Night Temperature = – 2.4 Degrees Centigrade = 14th.

Highest Day Temperature = 24.4 Degrees Temperature = 20th.

Average Minimum Mean Temperature = 3.5 C (Av. = 3.5 C).

Average Maximum Mean Temperature = 18.- C (Av. = 14.1 C)

Highest Wind Speed Gust = 20 MPH = ENE = 5th.

Wettest Day = 26.4 mm = 1.06 inches = 27th.

Total Rainfall for April = 85 mm = 3.5 inches.

Total Rainfall for 2019 = 27.75 mm = 11.1 inches.

 

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Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing March 2019

During March, the Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed a total of 7 Swans. These were make up from 6 adults and 1 second year. There was 1 Control and 4 Retraps.

Highest Site counts were as follows:-

Acre Dell Pools near Congleton = 49 on 17th.

Coole Pilate near Nantwich = 26 on 25th.

Canal in Middlewich = 30 on 4th.

 

 

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Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire March 2019

Lowest Night Temperature = – 1.4 Degrees Centigrade = 28th.

Highest Day temperature = 19.3 Degrees Centigrade = 20th.

Average Minimum Temperature = + 3.05 C (Av. = 2.23 C).

Average Maximum Temperature = + 11.9 C (Av. = 10.4 C).

Maximum Wind Gust = 27 MPH = S = 3rd.

Wettest Day = 0.76 inches = 19 mm = 10th.

Total Rainfall for March = 1.05 inches = 102 mm (Av. = 1.96 inches = 49 mm).

Total Rainfall for 2019 = 7.69 inches = 192.25 mm.

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Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing February 2019

During February the Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed a total of 6 Swans. These comprised of one second year and 5 Adults.

The Highest Site Counts were as follows:-

Acre Dell Pools near Congleton = 62 on 17th.

Comber Mere near Whitchurch = 4 on 25th.

Coole Pilate near Nantwich = 23 on 28th.

Doddington Mere near Nantwich = 58 on 1st.

Our 2018 Swan Report can be found on this Web Site under Reports.

 

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