The Cheshire Swan Study Group ringed the following swans in February.
At Acre Dell Pools, Congleton = a female of unknown age = CCH6.
a retrap male of unknown age = CCH5 ex CT18.
At Astbury mere, Congleton = a second year female = CCH7.
a male of unknown age = CCH8.
a second year male = CCH9.
At Hargrave Hall near Chester = two second females = CCH1 +CCF1.
two second year males = CCF0 + CCH0.
At Spike Island, Widnes = two males of unknown age = CCH2 + CCH3.
At Doddington Mere near Nantwich = a second year male = CCH4.
Swan site counts.
Acre Dell pools, Congleton = 45 on 18th.
Astbury Mere, Congleton = 18 on 19th.
Canal in Middlewich = 25 on 26th.
Doddington Mere, Nantwich = 40 on 3rd.
Nantwich Boating Lake = 9 on 7th.
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Tuesday, 6 March 2012
Thursday, 1 March 2012
All temperatures in degrees Centigrade
Lowest Nighttime temperature = - 6.4 = 3-2-12.
Highest Daytime Temperature = 15.9 = 23-2-12.
Average Minimum Monthly Temperature = 1.47.
Average Maximum Monthly Temperature = 7.75.
Highest Gust Speed = 37 MPH = SSW = 22-2-12.
February Rainfall = 1.5 inches - 37.5 mm.
Total Rainfall for 2012 = 3.55 inches - 88.75 mm.
Sunshine = 150.7 hours.