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 Night Heron
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Carr Mill Dam
 22nd May 2016
© Derek Williams
 
 
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female
Brookfield St
Earlestown, NLW
17th February 2015
     Little Egret
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Arches
Carr Mill Dam
© Derek Williams 

Ring-necked Duck
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Newton Lake
7th April 2014

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Newton Lake
7th April 2014
 

Ring necked duck
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Newton Lake
7th April 2014

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American Black Tern
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Eccleston Mere

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 Newton Lake, NLW 
 
Arctic Tern
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Eccleston Mere

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Andover Road
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Carr Mill Dam
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Carr Mill Dam
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Bittern
Carr Mill Dam
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Eccleston Mere

 
 
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Napier Close
Town Centre

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Archived Bird Sightings for July 2009 

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                                  July 2009

 

 

Fri 31st July  --  Penkford Flash, NLW  --  1 Grey Heron,  1 Lapwing,  1 Common Sandpiper,  2 Green Sandpiper.

                         Nine Arches, NLW  --  Around 70+ House Martins also a few  Swallows and Swifts in with them.

Thu 30th July --  Prescot Reservoir -- 200+ Lapwing,  1 Oystercatcher,  3 Common Sandpiper,  1 Green Sandpiper,  

                             ''             ''              ''       ''     --  2  Ringed Plover,   1 Kingfisher. 

                          Penkford Flash, NLW  --  2 Green Sandpiper.

                          Nine Arches, NLW  --  1 Common Whitethroat,  5 Swallows.

                          Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swan,  2 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron. 

Wed 29th July -- Carr Mill Dam  --  1 Cormorant,  2 Common Tern,  2 Kingfisher,  2 Pied Wagtail,  1 G.S Woodpecker,  1 Willow Tit.

                          Prescot Reservoir --  4 Little Grebe,  4 Common Sandpiper,   3 Blk-tailed Godwit,  1 Green Sandpiper, 
                              ''             ''              ''       ''     --  1 Stock Dove

Tue 28th July -- Penkford bridge,  NLW  --  1 Grey Wagtail.

                         Nine Arches, NLW  --  1 Great Spotted Woodpecker.

                         St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

Mon 27th July -- Penkford Flash / bridge,  NLW  --  2 Green Sandpiper,  1 male Bullfinch.

                         St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

Sun 26th July --  Carr Mill Dam  --  100 Canada Geese,  2 Common Tern,  2 Common Whitethroat,  2 Yellowhammer.

Fri 24th July  --   Penkford Flash, NLW  --  2 Green Sandpiper.

Wed 22nd July - Moss Bank  --  Grey Wagtail.

Tue 21st July --   Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  8 Gadwall,  5 Common Sandpiper,  1 Little Ringed Plover. 

                          Carr Mill Dam  --  1 Cormorant,  2 Common Tern,  1 Common Sandpiper,  1 Buzzard,  2 Kingfisher,
                            ''       ''     ''      --  1 Linnet, 1 Reed Bunting.

                          Penkford Flash, NLW  --  2 Green Sandpiper.

                          St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

Mon 20th July -- Prescot Reservoir (no access) --  23 G.C. Grebe,  6 Common Sandpiper,  4 Oystercatcher, 
                                ''           ''             ''     ''        --  1 Common Tern,  4 Sand Martin. 

                          Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --   1 G.S Woodpecker,  1 Grey Wagtail,  1 Common Whitethroat.

                          My Garden, off  Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  Tawny Owl  flew on to top of next doors tree briefly at mid-night. 

Sun 19th July -- Carr Mill Dam  --  3 Little Grebe,  3 Tufted Duck,  1 Cormorant,  2 Common Tern,  2 Kingfisher,  2 Grey Wagtail.

Sat 18th July --  Prescot Reservoir (permit only) -- 18 G.C. Grebes, 11 Barnacle Geese, 153 Tufted Duck, 2 Common Sandpiper,  

                               ''          ''               ''       ''      --  1 Green Sandpiper,  2 Common Buzzard, 50+ Goldfinch,  12 Linnet.

Fri 17th July  --  Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  --  2 Shelduck,  1 Green Sandpiper,  7 Common Sandpiper,  
                               ''            '''              ''       ''      --  400+ Swifts, 1 G/hopper Warbler.

                         St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

Thu 16th July --  Prescot Reservoir  --  2 Cormorant,  1 Green Sandpiper,  11 Common Sandpiper,  1 Little Ringed Plover.

Wed 15th July -- Carr Mill Dam  --  1 Cormorant,  6 Tufted Duck,  4 Common Tern,   80+ Canada Geese,  2 Kingfisher.

                          Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  10 Wigeon,  2 Common Tern,  1 Green Sandpiper,  6 Common Sandpiper, 

                               ''          ''               ''      ''      --  26 Black-tailed Godwits flying S.E,   1 Siskin.

Tue 14th July --  Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  1 Ringed Plover,  1 Kingfisher.  

                          St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

Mon 13th July -- Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  2 Common Buzzards.

                          My Garden, off  Wagon Lane, Haydock  -- 1 Sparrowhawk  and now one House Sparrow less.

                          St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

                          Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  1 Curlew,   1 Green Sandpiper,  5 Common Sandpiper.

Sun 12th July --  Carr Mill Dam  --  3 Common Tern,  1 Cormorant,  1 G.S. Woodpecker,  1 Jay,   4 Tree Sparrow,  1 Skylark,

                              ''     ''       ''   --  2 Linnet,  1 Willow Tit,  1 Yellowhammer,  1 Reed Bunting.

                          Sankey Valley,  Blackbrook - Parr  --  3 Mute Swans,  1 Kingfisher,  3 Swifts,  2 Reed Bunting.

                          Penkford Flash, NLW  --  5 Grey Herons, all grouped together.

Sat 11th July   -- Prescot Reservoir  --  13 G.C. Grebes,  11 Barnacle Geese,  1 Green Sandpiper,  5 Common Sandpiper,  

                              ''            ''               ''      ''      --  3 Redshank,  1 Common Buzzard,  5 Grey Wagtail.

Fri 10th July  --  Prescot Reservoir (permit only) -- 1 Green Sandpiper,  5 Common Sandpiper.

                         Wagon Lane, Sankey Valley, Haydock  --  1 Jay,  1 Yellowhammer.

Thurs 9th July - Eccleston Mere  --  Grasshopper Warbler reeling close to yachting hut.

                         Prescot Reservoir (permit only) -- 18 G.C. Grebes,  1 Green Sandpiper, 5 Common Sandpiper,  1 L/R Plover,

                              ''            ''               ''      ''     --  1 Cormorant,  2 Common Tern,  1 Grasshopper Warbler.

Tue 7th July --  Carr Mill Dam  --  report of  Cetti's Warbler, goyt estuary by metal bridge, calling 06:45am,   2 Common Tern,  

                         ''       ''       ''    --   1 Cormorant,  2 Common Sandpiper,  4 Common Whitethroat,  2 Bullfinch,  2 Reed Bunting. 

                         Prescot Reservoir  -- 1 Green Sandpiper,  4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Ringed plover,  1 Oystercatcher. 

Mon 6th July -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only) -- 1 Green Sandpiper,  10 Common Sandpiper,  1 Little Ringed Plover. 

                        Gillar's Green  -- 1 Common Sandpiper over very early am.

                        Nine Arches, Sankey Valley,  NLW  --  1 Common Buzzard.

Sun 5th July --  Prescot Reservoir (permit only) -- 2 Common Sandpiper,  1 juv Cuckoo,   2 Stock Dove,  3 Crossbill. 

                        Parkside Road, NLW  --  17 Linnets on wires.

Fri 3rd July  --  Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  1 Green Sandpiper. 

Thu 2nd July -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  1 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Snipe,  1 juv Cuckoo.

 Wed 1st July  -- Carr Mill Dam  --  6 Tufted Duck,  1 Cormorant,  1 Oystercatcher,  3 Common Tern,  1 Common Sandpiper,  

                                ''     ''       ''     --  1 Common Buzzard,  2 Kingfisher,  1 Jay,  1 Treecreeper,  1 Willow Tit.

                         Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  3 Common Sandpiper,  1 Snipe,  1 juv Cuckoo.

  

 

 

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