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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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 Sat 31st Dec

 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit on the feeders this morning.  
 Wed 28th Dec  - Siding Lane Visitor Centre, Rainford  --  1 of the willow tits on the feeders - tweeted St Helens Blog 
 - Haydock Park  --  91 Golden Plover,  85 Lapwing and  2 Pink-Footed Geese St Helens Blog
 Fri 23rd Dec  - Carr Mill Dam  --  220 Pink-footed Geese  feeding in north end fields,  50 Goldfinch fed in alders around Dig Pits - St Helens Blog 
 Thu 22nd Dec  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 juvenile Mute Swan,  1 Little Grebe,  2 Gadwall,  8 Canada Geese,  82 Teal,  6 Tufted Duck. 
 - Billlinge, private garden  --  1 Sparrowhawk on fence - tweeted St Helens Blog 
 Tue 20th Dec  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit on the feeders this morning.  
 Sat 17th Dec  - Billinge Hill area  --  small numbers of Fieldfare and Redwings plus one  Waxwing caught in local ringers bird nets - Two in a bush
 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Sparrowhawk on back fence panel this morning. 
 Thu 15th Dec  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 juvenile Mute Swan,  8 Canada Geese,  52 Teal,  7 Tufted Duck. 
 Wed 14th Dec  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit on the feeders this afternoon.
 Tue 13th Dec  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit on the feeders this morning. 
 Mon 5th Dec  - Moss Lane, Windle  --  2 Peregrine squabbled noisily this morning  also 250 Linnet - St Helens Blog 
 - Bold Moss  --  1 Water Rail on Bold Moss, St Helens this morning - tweeted St Helens Blog 
 Sat 3rd Dec  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 juvenile Mute Swan,  1 Little Grebe,  1 Grey Heron,  8 Canada Geese,  72 Teal 6 Tufted Duck.
 Thu 1st Dec  - Bold area  --  About 20 Pink Footed Geese  flew over Bold this morning - tweeted St Helens Blog 
           

        




 

 





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