Friday, 27 April 2012

In Search of Cuckoos and Cranes

A good half day out at Rindle Road in search of Cuckoos and Cranes produced very little in the way of usable photographs, but it was great to meet some new birders.

Here's the best of what I got:


Tree Sparrow


Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler

Willow Warbler

Birch Trunk
I didn't see a Cuckoo but I did hear a female with her distinctive 'bubbling' call. The Cranes were nowhere in sight today but it was very nice to meet Manchester Birding Forum members Paul Pennington, Kevin Forde, Craig Higson and Jason Atkinson.

1 comment:

  1. Hi Martyn, nice to meet you also. We checked out the call for a female cuckoo nad can confirm this is the call we heard. Certainly a first to me and had you not led us in that direstion both Paul and I wouldn't have known where to start. thanks for the information on Dunham Massey ref: green woodpeckers. No doubt I'll see you out and about at various birding sights. Kevin


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