Goose reported at Eccleston Mere, Pink-footed Geese low in numbers
around Rainford, upto 5 Shelduck at Newton Lake.
Shelduck throughout the month at Newton Lake,
Goosanders start of month Sankey Canal in NLW, Stonchat along Rainford Bypass.
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.
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.
2016 Very quiet month,
Oystercatchers seem to be increasing in numbers around the
area, Common Scoter briefly at Carr Mill.
2016 Just the odd sightings of
Curlew, Common & Green Sandpiper and month ends with
a Osprey reported on BirdGuides over Eccleston Mere.
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.
Ouzel early + Yellow-browed
Warbler end of month in Billinge area, 2 distant
Whooper Swans with large Pink Footed Goose flock.
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.