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 Night Heron
Night Heron
Carr Mill Dam
 22nd May 2016
© Derek Williams
 
 
female Black Redstart
Black Redstart
female
Brookfield St
Earlestown, NLW
17th February 2015
     Little Egret
Little Egret
Arches
Carr Mill Dam
© Derek Williams 

Ring-necked Duck
Ring-necked Duck
Newton Lake
7th April 2014

Ring-necked Duck
Ring-necked Duck
Newton Lake
7th April 2014
 

Ring necked duck
Ring-necked Duck
Newton Lake
7th April 2014

© Steve Bond

 
American Black Tern
American
Black Tern 

Eccleston Mere

© Colin Davies

 
Adult Summer Med Gull
Med Gull
 Newton Lake, NLW 
 
Arctic Tern
Arctic Tern

Eccleston Mere

© Paul Brady

 

male Pied Flycatcher 
Pied Flycatcher
male
T
aylor Park
© Damian Pendlebury
 
 
Waxwing
Waxwing
Andover Road
Haydock
 
Bittern at Carr Mill 
Bittern
Carr Mill Dam
© Dennis Eagling 
 
Bittern at Carr Mill 
Bittern
Carr Mill Dam
© Dennis Eagling 
 
Bittern at Carr Mill 
Bittern
Carr Mill Dam
© Dennis Eagling 
 

Juv Arctic Tern
Juv Arctic Tern

Eccleston Mere

 
 
Waxwing 
Waxwing

Napier Close
Town Centre

© Paul Brady

 
 
Ring Ouzel 
  Ring Ouzel

Billinge Hill

 
   
 
 
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Monthly List Archived Bird News for 2008

Local bird news for local birders 
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January 2008       Male Mandarin duck appears in St Helens again.    Birdwatching web site building takes place.

February 2008      Plenty of Redwings and Fieldfare around.     Birdwatching in St Helens web site goes live.

March 2008          Passage birds starting to migrate in and out of the area.

April 2008            Cattle Egret comes to St Helens, if only just for a day.  

May 2008             Whitethroats and Willow Warblers, House Martins and Swifts now all here.
June 2008            Quiet month all round with breeding taking place at all sites all over St Helens.
July 2008             Report of a Red Kite around Rainford and 166 Curlews in fields off Old Coach Road.

August 2008         Marsh Harrier rare in St Helens, passes thru and first Pink-footed Geese are back last day of the moth.
September 2008   Rarity's such as Grey Phalarope and Marsh Harrier are the stars at Prescot Reservoirs. 
October 2008        Winter migrants arrive with Pink-footed Geese in their thousands and a poss wild Ross's Goose with them.
November 2008     Female Pintail at Newton Lake and lots of geese around St Helens.
December 2008     Juvenile Great Northern Diver present till the end of the year at Prescot Reservoirs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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