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 Night Heron
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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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 Wed 31st Dec  - Eccleston Mere  --  1m - 1f Pochard,  1 male Goldeneye,  1 Goldcrest,  1 Treecreeper,  1 Willow Tit - St Helens Blog  
 - private garden off Gunning Avenue, Eccleston  --  female Blackcap on feeders - photos on  St Helens Blog
 - Newton Lake, NLW  (30% iced over)  --  26 Teal,  17 Canada Geese, 2 female Goosanders.
 Mon 29th Dec  - Eccleston Mere  --  2 Little Grebe,  1 Mute Swan,  2 Gadwall,  4 Pochard,  6 Wigeon,  13 Teal,  1 G.S Woodpecker, 
 -         ''          ''     --  6 Common Gull,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Grey Wagtail,  2 Willow Tit - St Helens Blog 
 -         ''          ''     --  Treecreeper - Redwing - Fieldfare and Bullfinch all heard. 
 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit on feeders this morning.
 Fri 26th Dec  - Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  1 Sparrowhawk,  3 Jay,  1Willow Tit,  2 Coal Tit,   3 Reed Bunting.  
 - Carr Mill Dam  --  47 Great Creseted Grebes counted - Tweet on St Helens Blog   
 - private garden off Gunning Avenue, Eccleston- Sparrowhawk thru+ 1 male/female Blackcap on feeders - St Helens Blog
 Wed 24th Dec  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit on feeders this morning
 Tue 23rd Dec  - Eccleston Mere  --  2 Mute Swan,  1 Little Grebe,  5 Pochard,  3 Gadwall -  St Helens Blog  
 - Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  1 Grey Heron over,  2 Jay,  2 Willow Tit,  2 Coal Tit,  2 female Bullfinch.
 Mon 22nd Dec  - Newton Brook, Newton-le-Willows  --  Wildlife news - 1 Grey Seal  more on - St Helens Blog  
 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --   1 Coal Tit on feeders this morning,  after dinner Sparrowhawk flew over.
 Sun 21st Dec  - Eccleston Mere  --  2 Mute Swan,  40 Tufted Duck,  6-9 Pochard,  1 male Goldeneye,  80 Coot - St Helens Blog  
 - Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  1 Buzzard,  4 Jay,  1 Redwing,  2 Willow Tit,  1 Coal Tit,  4 Goldcrest,
 -       ''        ''             ''            ''          ''      --   2 male Bullfinch,  8 Reed Bunting,  3 Yellowhammer.  
 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Sparrowhawk sat on back fence panel,  1 Coal Tit on feeders later in the day.
 Fri 19th Dec  - Colliers Moss  --  2 Buzzard,  1 Sparrowhawk,  Redwing and Fieldfare present also Siskin & Goldcrest heard.
 - Colliers Moss towards Burtonwood Moss  --  5 Woodcock also another 2 flew out near to Sutton Moss - St Helens Blog 
 - Newton Lake, NLW  --  28 Teal,  5 Tufted Duck,  1 male Gadwall. 
 - Vista Road, Haydock  --  1 Sparrowhawk flew over top end of Vista Road.
 Tue 16th Dec  - Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  3 Jay,  2 Willow Tit,  2 male/1 female Bullfinch,  8 Reed Bunting. 
 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit on the feeders.
 Sat 14th Dec  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit on the feeders.
 Sun 7th Dec  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit on the feeders this morning. 
 Thu 4th Dec  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Little Grebe,  52 Teal,  5 Tufted Duck,  1 Grey Wagtail  also 1 Goldcrest at top of steps.
 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Sparrowhawk sat on fence this morning.
 Mon 1st Dec  - Carr Mill Dam  --  2 male + 1 female Mandarin Duck -  Tweet with photo on St Helens Blog  
                

           

  




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