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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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Archived Bird Sightings for August 2016 

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 Tue 30th Aug  - Haydock area  --  6 Swallows over flying south at 19.45 - St Helens Blog 
 - Moss Lane, Windle  -- 2 Yellow Wagtail,  1 Whinchat - St Helens Blog  
 Mon 29th Aug  - Billinge Hill and surrounds  --  1 Hobby over,  1 Redstart,  1 Whinchat - tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 - Mossborough Circle / Roundabout -- 150 Lapwing on plough - tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 - Dairy Farm Road  --  4 Snipe in flight - tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 - Moss Nook Lane  --  2 Wheatear - tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 Sun 28th Aug  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  18 Canada Geese,  2 Little Grebe,  3 Grey Heron,  1 Cormorant,  1 Green Sandpiper.
 Sat 27th Aug  - Moss Lane, Windle  --  2 Yellow Wagtail,  1 Whinchat,  1 Stonechat - St Helens Blog
 Thu 25th Aug     

 - Moss Lane, Windle  --  118 Barnacle Goose,  1 Wheatear,  1 Whinchat,  1 Stonechat,  30 Pied Wagtail - St Helens Blog

 Tue 23rd Aug  - Moss Lane, Windle  --  1 Yellow Wagtail,  1 Meadow Pipit - St Helens Blog
 - East Lancs Rd, south of rugby club  --  124 Barnacle Geese (presumed feral flock) feeding in stuble field - St Helens Blog
 - Moss Bank  --  3 Swift thru going west - St Helens Blog 
 Sun 21st Aug  - Whiston Park going past the Hospital Grounds  --  1 Raven past hospital window (seen during a six day stay in hospital).
 Sat 20th Aug  - Clickham Wood, Billinge  --  1 Cuckoo. 
 Thu 18th Aug  - Moss Lane, Windle  --  2 Yellow Wagtail,  2 Wheatear,  1 Whinchat,  1 Stonechat - St Helens Blog
 Wed 17th Aug  - Fir Tree Farm  --   at least 3 + Grasshopper Warblers flushed while combining wildflower seed - tweeted on St Helens Blog
 Tue 16th Aug  - Moss Lane, Windle  -- 1 Yellow Wagtail - St Helens Blog
 Mon 15th Aug  - Moss Lane, Windle  --  4 Yellow Wagtail,  1 Whinchat - St Helens Blog
 - Dairy Farm Road  --  72 Curlew,  2 Little Owl,  2 Yellow Wagtail,  Willow Tit also reported - tweeted on St Helens Blog
 Sun 14th Aug  - Billinge area  --  1 Swift over - tweeted on St Helens Blog
 Sat 13th Aug  - Moss Lane, Windle  --  110 Canada Geese in stuble field,  4 Grey Partridge,  50 Goldfinch - St Helens Blog
 Fri 12th Aug  - Sankey Canal, Blackbrook Basin  --  1 Kingfisher - St Helens Blog
 Wed 10th Aug  - Carr Mill Dam  --  10 Common Tern,  2 Common Sandpiper,  2 Raven over,  60 House Sparrow,  12 Tree Sparrow - St Helens Blog
 Mon 8th Aug  - Carr Mill Dam  --  40 Great Crested Grebe comprised 21 adult and 19 juvenile - St Helens Blog
 Fri 5th Aug  - Moss Lane, Windle  --  1 juvenile Whinchat - (the same bird as on 2nd) - St Helens Blog
 Thu 4th Aug  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Grey Heron,  2 Little Grebe,  8 Canada Geese,  1 Common Sandpiper,  1 Green Sandpiper. 
 Tue 2nd Aug  - Eccleston Mere  --  Osprey over - reported on BirdGuides.
 - Moss Lane, Windle  --  30 Canada Geese,  1 juvenile Whinchat,  1 Meadow Pipit,  1 Linnet - St Helens Blog  
 - Sankey Valley, Blackbrook area  --  Tufted Duck + juveniles,  3 Mute Swan - St Helens Blog 
           

        

 

 

  


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