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 Night Heron
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Carr Mill Dam
 22nd May 2016
© Derek Williams
 
 
female Black Redstart
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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

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male Pied Flycatcher 
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male
T
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© 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
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Bittern at Carr Mill 
Bittern
Carr Mill Dam
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Juv Arctic Tern
Juv Arctic Tern

Eccleston Mere

 
 
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Waxwing

Napier Close
Town Centre

© Paul Brady

 
 
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  Ring Ouzel

Billinge Hill

 
   
 
 
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Archived Bird Sightings for March 2012 

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             February  2012  
 

 

    
 Tue 28th Feb  - Eccleston Mere  --  1 Water Rail,  1 Sparrowhawk,  1 Treecreeper,  1 poss Stonechat (seen at distance),
 -         ''          ''      --  2 Reed Bunting.
 Mon 27th Feb  - Newton Lake, NLW   --  1 juv Mute Swan,  2 Grey Heron,  6 Canada Geese,  21 Teal,   12 Tufted Duck. 
 - Penkford flash, NLW (viewed from Penkford bridge)  --  45 Teal. 
 - St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds   --  155 Canada Geese.
 Sun 26th Feb  - Eccleston Mere  --  1m Goldeneye,  1m Pochard,  8 Tufted Duck,  1 Sparrowhawk,  1 Kingfisher, 
 -         ''          ''      --  1 Blackcap,  2 Siskin.
 - St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds   --  115 Canada Geese. 
 Thu 23rd Feb  - Newton Lake, NLW  --   2 Little Grebe,  7 Canada Geese,  2 Greylag Geese,  2 Shelduck,  2 Gadwall, 
 -       ''         ''         ''      --  32 Teal, 9 Tufted Duck.
 - Acorn Street, NLW  --  1 Common Buzzard over - came from the direction of Mesnes Park. 
 - Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1 Peregrine. 
 Mon 20th Feb  - Newton Lake, NLW  -- 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Mute Swan, 2 Canada Geese, 54 Teal, 8 Tufted Duck.
 - Penkford flash, NLW (viewed from Penkford bridge) --  45 Teal.
 - Oak Avenue, NLW  -- 1 Grey Wagtail.
 Sun 19th Feb  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane,  Haydock  --  1 Sparrowhawk.. 
 - Catchdale Moss Lane near its junction with Howard’s Lane  --  1 Barn Owl seen at 6.30am.
 Sat 18th Feb  - King George V  Park,  Haydock  -- 1 Sparrowhawk over, seen from Iceland car park.
 - Jackson Street  -- 
1 Sparrowhawk over.
 Wed 15th Feb  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane,  Haydock  --  1 Sparrowhawk.
 Tue 14th Feb  - Penkford flash, NLW (viewed from Penkford bridge)  --  27 Teal. 
 - Pennington Lane, towards Earlestown  --  80+ Fieldfare with 300+ Starling flock in field at side of road.
 Mon 13th Feb  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Little Grebe, 1 Mute Swan,  87 Teal, 1 male Gadwall,  7 Tufted Duck, 1 Kingfisher.
 
- St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds   --  125 Canada Geese.
 Sun 12th Feb  - Moss Lane, Rainford  --  100+ Lapwing,  1 Kestrel,  1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker, 
 -     ''        ''         ''          --  1 Tree Sparrow, 18 Yellowhammmer.
 Sat 11th Feb  - St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds  --  4 male - 2 female  Mandarin Duck.
 Fri  10th Feb  - Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1 Peregrine. 
 Thu 9th Feb  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 juv mute Swan,  2 Shelduck,  56 Teal,  1 male Gadwall. 
 Wed 8th Feb  - St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Pk Ponds --175 Canada Geese,4m-3f Mandarin Duck,1 escaped Harris Hawk.
 Tue 7th Feb  - Carr Mill Dam  --  2 Shoveler,  2 Treecreeper,  1 female Bullfinch.  
 - Haydock, Vista Road, in field opposite Lyme and Wood CP  --  5 Grey Partridge in field.
 - Nine Arches, NLW  --  2 Jays,  1 Redwing seen from the car park. 
 Mon 6th Feb  - Newton Lake, NLW  (65% ice over )  --  1 Little Grebe,  1 juv Mute Swan,  45 Teal,  1 Kingfisher. 
 - St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds   --  162 Canada Geese,  3 male - 2 female   Mandarin Duck. 
 Sun 5th Feb  - Eccleston Mere  --  10 Teal,  1 Harris Hawk,  1 Buzzard,  2 Sparrowhawk,  1 Water Rail,  1 Lesser Redpoll 
 -        ''          ''       --  1 Willow Tit,  12 Siskin.
 - Moss Lane,  Rainford  --  100 Fieldfare,  1 Corn Bunting,  10 Yellowhammer.
 - Carr Mill Dam  --  2 Skylarks,  30 Fieldfare in the fields opposite Sandy Bay. 
 Sat 4th Feb  - Eccleston Mere  --  2 Teal,  1 Buzzard,  1 Water Rail 1 in ditch in SW corner,  1 Willow Tit. 
 - Stanley Bank Way, Bypass  --  1 Sparrowhawk flew over.
 Fri 3rd Feb  - Haydock, Vista Road, in field opposite Lyme and Wood CP  --  1 Kestrel,  7 Grey Partridge in field.
 Thu 2nd Feb  - Newton Lake, NLW  (80% ice over ) -- 1 juv Mute Swan,  108 Teal. 

  

   



 

 

 

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