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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 2012

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   January 2012        A low flying Glossy Ibis reported over the town centre on 23rd, a quiet month poss due to the mild conditions.
   February 2012      Mandarin Ducks at Linkway Ponds, couple of Shelduck  at Newton Lake for one day, quiet month all round. 
   March 2012          Star bird on 27th Bittern at Carr Mill Dam, Green Sandpiper at Newton Lake, Wheatears in at end of month. 
   April 2012             WheatearsSand / House Martins,Swallows all in, a Ring Ouzel briefly, Swifts in at the end of month.
   May 2012              A good month to be out, migrants all in, Short-eared Owl at Old Coach Road, Whinchat on Clare's Moss.
   June 2012             Report of a White Stork over the town centre on Monday 18th of interest, otherwise a quite month all round.
   July 2012              Green Sandpiper at Newton Lake, juvenile Cuckoo at Dairy Farm Road and Barn Owls at Eccleston Park.
   August 2012     *** American Black Tern ***  at Eccleston Mere at end of month, Green Sandpipers regular at Newton Lake.
   September 2012   American Black Tern still into 1st week of month, Pink-footed Geese start to arrive from middle of the month.
   October 2012        Pink footed Geese numbers increase,
 Redwings and Fieldfares arrive, Ring Ouzel passed thru at Billinge Hill.
   November 2012    Waxings at last on the 12th,  a Jack Snipe at Eccleston Mere and Bramblings at New Cut Lane at months end. 
   December 2012    Bramblings reach 30+ at New Cut Lane and Waxwings photo1 photo2  continue to show a couple of more times.


 

 

 

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