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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 2016

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    January 2016     Egyptian Goose reported at Eccleston Mere, Pink-footed Geese low in numbers around Rainford, upto 5 Shelduck at Newton Lake. 
    February 2016   Shelduck throughout the month at Newton LakeGoosanders start of month Sankey Canal in NLW, Stonchat along Rainford Bypass. 
    March 2016        Migration begins with Chiffchaffs reported from the 21st followed by 5 Sand Martin - 1 Swallow - 1 House Martin  at Carr Mill on the 27th. 
    April 2016          Osprey reported start of month, migrants all in with the first Swift reported on 22nd, finishing the month with a Pied Flycatcher at Taylor Pk.
    May 2016           Month starts with a Pied Flycatcher at Taylor Park, all migrants now in, month ends with a mega Night Heron at Carr Mill Dam - photo.
  
 June 2016          Very quiet month, Oystercatchers seem to be increasing in numbers around the area, Common Scoter briefly at Carr Mill.
    July 2016           Just the odd sightings of Curlew, Common & Green Sandpiper and month ends with a Osprey reported on BirdGuides over Eccleston Mere.
    August 2016       Osprey reported on BirdGuides over Eccleston Mere,  Whinchat and Stonechat regular down Moss Lane,  Cuckoo at Clinckham Wood. 
   September 2016  Green Sandpipers at Newton Lake and Carr Mill, Yellow-browed Warbler caught in local ringers nets, first Pink-footed Geese over Billinge. 
   October 2016      Ring Ouzel early + Yellow-browed Warbler end of month in Billinge area,  2 distant Whooper Swans with large Pink Footed Goose flock. 
   
November 2016   Dipper seen twice at Sankey Valley, Blackbrook,  Woodlark - Firecrest and a flyover Waxwing reported from around the Billinge area. 
  
December 2016   Quiet month, only a couple of sightings of Pink-footed Geese around, single Waxwing ringed in Billinge area, Redwings and Fieldfare around.

 

 

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