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Earlestown, NLW
17th February 2015
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Arches
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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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Carr Mill Dam
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Archived Bird Sightings for February 2010 

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                                      February  2010

 

 Sat 27th Feb  -- St Helens A570 Linkway, Retail Park Ponds  --  1 male -1 female Mandarin Duck.
 Fri 26th Feb  --  Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --  1 male Gadwall,  30 Teal,   3 male -1 female Shoveler. 

                         Vista Road, Haydock  --  1 Common Buzzard over.           

 Thu 25th Feb --  Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --  1 Common Buzzard,   24 Teal. 
 Wed 24th Feb -- Wagon Lane  Haydock,  Sankey Valley  --  50 Fieldfare + 15 Redwing in top field,  1 Willow Tit,  12 Reed Bunting.
 Tue 23rd Feb -- St Helens town centre  --  2 Peregrine.
 Mon 22nd Feb - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans,  62 Teal,  12 Tufted Duck,  1 male Goosander

                          Castle Hill,  NLW, side of church yard  --  1 Nuthatch. 

                          Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --   26 Teal.      

                          Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,  1 Common Buzzard.     

                          St Helens A570 Linkway, Retail Park Ponds  -- 3 Mute Swans,  162 Canada Geese,  1 m -1 f Mandarin Duck.

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

                          St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.

 Sun 21st Feb --  Howard's Lane / Green Lane  --  78 Lapwing,  47 Fieldfare,  2 Brambling, 100+ Chaffinch,  35 Tree Sparrow,
                                 ''            ''          ''          ''     --   5 Corn Bunting.

                         Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  -- 1  Ring-billed Gull.

                         Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans,  2 Little Grebe,  7 Gadwall,  94 Teal,  13 Tufted Duck, 1 Goosander,  
                                ''          ''        ''     --  1  Harris Hawk. 

                         Parkside Road,  NLW  --  28 Linnets on wires.

 Sat 20th Feb  --  Eccleston Mere  --   2 Teal,   3 Water Rail (in SW corner),   1 Kingfisher,  30 Siskin,  2 Lesser Redpoll,  2 Bullfinch.  

                          Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  -- 1  Ring-billed Gull.

                          Wagon Lane  Haydock,  Sankey Valley  --  55 Fieldfare and 15 Redwing in top field,   1 Kestrel,  6 Reed Bunting.

                          Folds Lane   Blackbrook,  Sankey Valley  --  2 Grey Wagtail.

Fri 19th  Feb  --  Moss Bank  --  1 Common Buzzard over. 

                          Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --   28 Teal.      

                          Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Coal Tit. 

 Thu 18th Feb --  Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans,  2 Canada Geese,  12 Tufted Duck,  44 Teal,  2 male Goosander.  

                          Willow Park, NLW    --  1 Goldcrest. 

                          Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  -- 1  Ring-billed Gull  (Reported on BirdGuides).  

Tue 16th Feb  -- Wagon Lane  Haydock,  Sankey Valley  --  1 Kestrel,  2 Jay,  2 Willow Tit,  1 male Bullfinch,  8 Reed Bunting.

                          Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,  2 Stock Dove,  1 Sparrowhawk. 

                          Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --  1 male -1 female Gadwall,  37 Teal,   5m -1f Shoveler. 

 Mon 15th Feb  -- Newton Lake, NLW  --    2 Mute Swans,  2 Canada Geese,  10 Tufted Duck,  42 Teal,  2 male Goosander.  

                          Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --  43 Teal,   2 male Shoveler.

                          St Helens A570 Linkway, Retail Park Ponds  -- 1 Grey Heron,  3 Mute Swans,  155 Canada Geese.

                          St Helens town centre  --  2 Peregrine.

Thu 11th Feb --  Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans,   92 Teal,  7 Tufted Duck, 1 male Goosander.  

                          St Helens town centre  --  2 Peregrine. 

Tue 9th Feb  --   Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,  1 Common Buzzard,  1 Jay,  1 Coal Tit.

                          Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --   24 Teal,  1 Kestrel. 

                          Penkford Canal, Sankey Valley, NLW   --  1 Common Buzzard,  10 Linnet.

                          Vista Road, Haydock  --  1 Common Buzzard over. 

 Mon 8th Feb  -- St Helens A570 Linkway, Retail Park Ponds  --  3 Mute Swans,  200 Canada Geese,  1 m -1 f Mandarin Duck.

                         Carr Mill Dam  --  2 Mute Swans,  30 Canada Geese,  3 Jay.

                         Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans,  2 Canada Geese,  1 male Pochard,  55 Teal,  10 Tufted Duck.

                         Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --   24 Teal,  2 Kestrel. 

Sun 7th Feb  --  Carr Mill Dam  -- 1 Little Grebe,  2 Great Crested Grebe, 2f Goosander, 1f Common Scoter reported, 1m Gadwall,

                             ''     ''      ''    --  5 Tufted Duck,  1 Nuthatch,  1 Treecreeper,  2 Willow Tit,  2 Tree Sparrow,  1 Yellowhammer. 

                         Old Coach Road  --  1 Shelduck- flyover,  2 Common Buzzard (one with green wing tag),  200+ Lapwing,
                           ''        ''        '''     --  12 Fieldfare,  15 Redwing, 

          Details of the wing tagged Buzzard -- Ringed and wing tagged as a fledged juvenile on 13/08/2007 at Brimstage, Wirral.

 Fri 5th Feb  --   Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --  3 male-1 female Shoveler,   28 Teal.

Thu 4th Feb  -- Newton Lake, NLW -- 2 Mute Swans, 2 Canada Geese, 7 Tufted Duck, 55 Teal, 3m-2f Gadwall, 4m-4f Goosander.

                        Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --   24 Teal.

Wed 3rd Feb -- Stanley Bank Way, Haydock  --  1 Kestrel,  1 Great Spotted Woodpecker.

 Tue 2nd Feb -- Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans,  2 Canada Geese,  24 Teal,  7 Tufted Duck.

                        Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --  2 male-1 female Shoveler,  21 Teal.

                        Vista Road, Haydock  --  2 Fieldfare,  12 Redwing in field opposite tip.

 Mon 1st Feb --  Billinge  --  1 Little Egret, west off the B5205 mid morning. 

                        St Helens A570 Linkway, Retail Park Ponds  --  3 Mute Swans,  208 Canada Geese,  1m -1f  Mandarin Duck. 

                        St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine. 

  

 

 

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