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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 2014

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  January 2014    Two Shelduck at Newton Lake from middle of the month,  Eccleston Mere has most interest in a quiet start to the year. 
  February 2014  Shelducks on & off at Newton Lake also Teal numbers down on previous years. Kittiwake at Eccleston Mere for 1 day.
 
  March 2014      The month starts with Stonechats at Billinge Hill then Sand Martins arrive, Wheatear end of month and a Ring Ouzel last day.
  April 2014         Rarity on the 7th found by yours truly a male Ring-necked Duck at Newton Lake stayed only the one day, other migrants arrive.
  May 2014          Common Sandpiper twice at Eccleston Mere also 4 Common Scoter over mid month, single Dunlin at Carr Mill. 
 
June 2014         Very quiet month, Yellow Wagtails around Rainford Mosslands area also Hobby seen around the Old Coach Road area.  
  July 2014          Quiet month, highlights - 10 Common Sandpipers at Carr Mill, 17+ Curlew at Rainford Mosslands also there 1 Cuckoo.
  August 2014
      Green Sandpiper regular at Newton Lake,  Spotted Flycatchers at Billinge and a Black Tern ends the month at Eccleston.
  September 2014 Corncrake at Kings Moss at start of month, Pink-footed Geese return and end of the month has a Red Kite over Haydock.
  October 2014     Pink-foots numbers build up at Old Coach Rd/Dairy Farm Rd and over Billinge, Redwings seen towards the end of month.  
  November 2014  Willow Tit at my bird feeders, 5000+ Pinkies + a single Whooper Swan at Dairy Farm Rd / Old Coach Rd end of month.
  December 2014   5 Woodcock flushed at Colliers Moss, Unexpected Grey Seal at Newton Brook, NLW,  2 Goosanders at Newton Lake.

 

 

 

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