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Brookfield St
Earlestown, NLW
17th February 2015
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Arches
Carr Mill Dam
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Newton Lake
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Newton Lake
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Newton Lake
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Eccleston Mere

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 Newton Lake, NLW 
 
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Carr Mill Dam
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Carr Mill Dam
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Archived Bird Sightings for August 2009 

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                                     August  2009


 

Mon 31st Aug  -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  -- 13 Little Grebe,   2 Common Sandpiper,  1 Green Sandpiper,  1 Redshank, 

                              ''           ''               ''       ''      --  1 Dunlin,  150+ Lapwing,  1 Kingfisher. 

Sun 30th Aug  -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  -- 13 Little Grebe,  2 Shelduck,  6 Dunlin,  1 Redshank,  3 Common Sandpiper, 

                              ''           ''               ''       ''      --  83 Lapwing,  1 Snipe,  30+ Pied Wagtail,  13 Grey Wagtail,  70+ Goldfinch.

 Sat 29th Aug  -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  -- 11 Little Grebe,  97 Canada Geese,  3 Common Sandpiper,  132 L.B.B Gulls,  

                             ''           ''               ''       ''      --   1 Spotted Flycatcher,  30+ Pied Wagtail,  1 White Wagtail,  9 Grey Wagtail.

                        Eccleston Mere  --  1 juv Black Tern.

Fri 28th Aug  -- Central Drive, Haydock  --  1 Sparrowhawk over.

Thu 27th Aug -- St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.

Tue 25th Aug -- Nine Arches,  NLW   --  3 Common Buzzards,  1 Kestrel,  20+ Swallows.

                         Parr,  Sankey Valley  --  2 Kestrel.

Mon 24th Aug -- Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Little Grebe,  1 Grey Heron,  2 Mute Swans,  2 Canada Geese,  3 Teal, 
                               ''            ''       ''     --  1 Gadwall,  1 Tufted Duck.

                         Nine Arches, NLW   --  30+ Swallows,  5 House Martin, large roving mixed L/T / Great/ Blue Tit flock + 1 Willow Tit.

                         St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds  --  2 Mute Swans plus 6 Cygnets,  4 Canada Geese,  1 Grey Heron.

Sat 22nd Aug -- Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Little Grebe,  2 Mute Swans,  9 Canada Geese,  7 Teal,  9 Gadwall, 

                            ''         ''         ''       --  3 Green Sandpiper,  1 Common Buzzard,  1 Kingfisher,  2 Grey Wagtail.

                         My Garden, off  Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Sparrowhawk.

Fri 21st Aug  --  Wagon Lane, Sankey Valley  --  2 Sparrowhawk over.

 Tue 18th Aug -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  1 Green Sandpiper,  1 Ruff  flying south-east.

                         Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  2 Common Buzzard,  1 Grey Wagtail,  2 Linnets. 

 Mon 17th Aug - Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  9 Little Grebe,  5 Pochard,  1 Teal,  4 Ringed Plover (flying west),  2 Nuthatch. 

                         Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Little Grebe,  2 Mute Swans,  2 Grey Wagtail.

                         Lyme & Wood Landfill, Vista Road, Haydock  -- 26 Lapwing  (in field opposite),  1 Kestrel,  1 Raven,  3 Swallows.

Sun 16th Aug -- Carr Mill Dam -- 100+ Canada Geese,  2 Cormorant  1 Common Tern, 2 Common Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Raven, 

                            ''      ''     ''    --  10+ Swift,  4 Grey Wagtail,  12 Pied Wagtail,  2 Common Whitethroat,  10 Tree Sparrow,  
                            ''            ''      --   1 Willow Tit, 1 Yellowhammer. 

                         Prescot Reservoir (permit only) -- 3 Common Sandpiper,  1 Redshank.

Sat 15th Aug --  Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  8 Little Grebe,  2 Pochard,  3 Common Sandpiper,  8 Artic Tern,  3  Buzzard, 

                             ''           ''               ''       ''    --  12 Swift,  2 Sand Martin,  100+ House Martin, 18 Pied Wagtail, 3 Grey Wagtail. 

                         Rainford Bypass, near Bottle & Glass pub  --  1 Yellow Wagtail.

                         Gillar's Green  -- 1 Raven over.

Fri 14th Aug  -- Penkford Flash, NLW  --  1 Green Sandpiper,  viewable from the bridge.

Thu 13th Aug -- Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Little Grebe,  2 Mute Swan,  2 Grey Heron,  1 Grey Wagtail.   1 Kingfisher, on the brook. 

                         Prescot Reservoir (permit only) -- 3 Pochard,  204 Tufted Duck,  5 Common Sandpiper,  2 Common Tern.  

Wed 12th Aug - Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  --  1 Pochard,  3 Common Sandpiper,  1 Oystercatcher,  1 Redshank,   

                              ''           ''               ''       ''     --  1 treecreeper,  1 Reed Warbler,  2 Goldcrest.  

Tue 11th Aug -- Penkford Flash, NLW --  2 Green Sandpiper,  viewable from the bridge.

                         Newton Lake, NLW   --   2 adult & 1 juv  Little Grebe,   5 Teal.

                         Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  --  10 Little Grebe,  5 Pochard,  5 Common Sandpiper,  1 Green Sandpiper, 

                              ''           ''               ''       ''     --   1 Redshank,  1 Dunlin,  2 Snipe,  1 Wheatear,  1 Nuthatch. 

Mon 10th Aug - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Little Grebe,  2 Mute Swan,  2 Teal,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Grey Wagtail.

                         Penkford Flash, NLW  --  2 Green Sandpiper,  1 Lapwing,  1 Common Gull,  viewable from the bridge.

                         Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Grey Heron,  1 Common Buzzard,  1 female Blackcap.

                         St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.

                         Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  --  9 Little Grebe,  9 Pochard,  2 Common Sandpiper,  13 Common Gulls,  
                                ''            ''            ''        ''     --  1 Nuthatch. 

Sun 9th Aug  --  Carr Mill Dam -- 100 Canada Geese, 1 Kingfisher, 9 Grey Wagtail, 4 Pied Wagtail, 3 Linnet, 2 Common Whitethroat.

                         Gillar's Green   --   1 Tree Pipit  over 7.20am.

Fri 7th Aug   --  Penkford Flash, NLW  --  1 Green Sandpiper,  viewable from the bridge.

                        St Helens town centre  --  2 Peregrine.

Thu 6th Aug --  Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Little Grebe,  1 Grey heron,  2 Green Sandpiper,  viewable from the bridge.

                        Penkford Flash, NLW  --  1 Lapwing,  1 Green Sandpiper,   viewable from the bridge.  

Wed 5th Aug--  My Garden, off  Wagon Lane, Haydock --  1 Buzzard, high up and drifting north over towards the East Lancs.

Tue 4th Aug  -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  --  6 Little Grebe,  5 Common Sandpiper,  69 L.B.B. Gulls,  2 Buzzard, 
                               ''            ''            ''        ''     --  50+ Goldfinch,  6 Bullfinch.

                        Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Common Buzzard,  1 Common Whitethroat. 

                        Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 female Teal,  2 Little Grebe. 

                        St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.

 Mon 3rd Aug -  Penkford Flash, NLW -- 1 Grey Heron, 1 Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper poss different one seen later at 9 Arches.

                        Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Buzzard,    1 Common Sandpiper,  30+ House Martins, 
                            ''       ''            ''           ''         ''    --   20+ Swallows,  9 Swifts,

                        Prescot Reservoir (permit only) -- 6 Little Grebe,  5 Common Sandpiper,  2 Bullfinch.

                        St Helens town centre  --  2 Peregrine.

 Sat 1st Aug  -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  --  5 Shelduck,  4 Common Tern,  7 Common Sandpiper,  1 Green Sandpiper,  

                           ''             ''              ''       ''     --  1 Dunlin,  8 Pied Wagtail,  2 Stock Dove,  50+ Goldfinch.

                       Newton Lake, NLW  --  3 Green Sandpipers.

 

 

 

 

 

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