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Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing November 2018

In November the Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed a total of 30 Swans. These comprised of 25 cygnets, 1 third year and 4 adults. There were 2 controls.   The Highest Site Counts were as follows:- Acre Dell Pools near … Continue reading

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Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire November 2018

Lowest Night Temperature = – 3.7 Degrees Centigrade = 22nd. Highest Day Temperature = 14.8 Degrees Centigrade = 28th. Average Minimum Month Temperature = 4.7 C = (Av. = 3.3 C). Average Maximum Month Temperature = 10.9 C = (Av. … Continue reading

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South Cheshire Wetland Bird Survey Highlights November 11th 2018

Arclid SQ,Sandbach = Black headed Gull = 100, Coot = 26, Gadwall = 2, Goosander = 1, Lesser Black-backed Gulls = 53, Mallard = 143, Pochard = 1 and Tufted Duck = 56. Burleydam Pool near, Whitchurch = Black headed … Continue reading

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Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing October 2018

During October the Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed a total of 25 swans. These consisted of 10 cygnets, 2 second years and 13 adults. There was one retrap. Highest Site Counts during October were as follows:- Acre Dell Pool, Congleton … Continue reading

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Weather Records for Rope near Crewe in Cheshire October 2018

Lowest Night Temperature = – 4.4 Degrees Centigrade on 29th + 30th. Highest Day Temperature = 19.4 Degrres Centigrade = 4th. Minimum Average Temperature = 5.2 C (Av = 6.4 C). Maximum Average Temperature = 14.6 C (Av. = 14.3 … Continue reading

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South Cheshire Wetland Bird Survey Highlights October 14th 2018

Arclid SQ, Sandbach = Canada Geese = 50, Coot = 40, Greylag Geese = 47, Lapwing = 38, Lesser Black-backed Gull = 150, Mall ard = 67, Tufted Duck = 93 and Yellow Legged Gull = 1. Burleydam Pool near … Continue reading

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Cheshire Swan Study Group Ringing September 2018

During September the Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed a total of 18 Mute Swans. These consisted of 13 Cygnets, 2 Second years, 1 Third year and 2 Adults. There was one Retrap. The Highest Site counts for September were as … Continue reading

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