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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

 
 
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  Ring Ouzel

Billinge Hill

 
   
 
 
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Archived Bird Sightings for July 2012 

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July 2012   

 

 

     
 Tue 31st July  - Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1  Peregrine roosting on the tower, seen from Jackson Street at 7.50pm.
 Mon 30th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Little Grebe,  1 Heron,  8 Canada Geese,  2 Tufted Duck,  1 Green Sandpiper,
 -      ''           ''       ''      --   4 Buzzards,  1 Swift. 
 - Prescot Reservoirs (permit only - 3 Common Sandpiper on PR4, 2 Arctic Terns over towards Eccleston Mere.
 Sat 28th July  - Valencia Farm, Prescot Rd, Eccleston Park -- 2 Buzzards, 4 Red-legged Partridge, 2 Barn Owl again 10.30pm.
 - Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  1 Common Sandpiper
on reservoir causeway. 
 Fri 27th July  - Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  4 Common Sandpiper on reservoir causeway. 
 Thu 26th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Grey Heron,  8 Canada Geese,  3  Tufted Duck.  
 - Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  1 Common Sandpiper on PR4.  
 - Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1  Peregrine roosting on the tower, seen from Jackson Street at 7.35pm. 
 Wed 25th July  - Valencia Farm,  Prescot Rd, Eccleston Park  --  2 Barn Owl  seen quartering fields at 10.30pm.
 Tue 24th July  - Penkford Flash, NLW (viewed from the bridge)  --  1 Green Sandpiper,  2 Lapwing,  2 Common Buzzard over. 
 Mon 23rd July  - Dairy Farm Road  --  100 Lapwing,  1 Corn Bunting,   1 Yellowhammer.  
 - Inglenook Farm,  Reed's Moss,  Catchdale Moss  -- 
single Corn Bunting  reported singing at each site. 
 - Old Coach Road  -- 
3 yellowhammer. 
 - Jackson Street Gas Tower -- 2 Peregrines at 3.30pm, only one at 6.45pm on the tower, viewed from Jackson St.
 
- Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Little Grebe,  3 Tufted Duck,  8 Canada Geese. 
 - Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Common Buzzard. 
 - Queens Park, town centre  --  1 Raven over. 
 Sun 22nd July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  4 Little Grebe, 2 Tufted Duck, 3 Gadwall, 1 Cormorant, 1 Green Sandpiper,
 -        ''         ''         ''    --  1 Kingfisher, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Nuthatch, as per Manchester Birding Forum 
 - Sankey Valley, off Wagon Lane, Haydock --  1 Common Buzzard over, drifting over towards Sankey Valley.
 - Eccleston Mere --  1 Kingfisher.
 Sat 21st July  - Valencia Farm, Prescot Rd, Eccleston Park  --  1 Kestrel,  2 Barn Owl at10.20pm,  2 Red-legged Partridge, 
 -         ''         ''             ''       ''           ''          ''     --   20 Goldfinch.
 - Dairy Farm Rd, Rainford -- 1 juv Cuckoo 
on same wire as last night, at the Coach Road end of Dairy Farm Rd.
 - Old Coach Road, Rainford   --  5 Curlew,  3 Tree Sparrow.       
 Fri 20th July    - Dairy Farm Road, Rainford  --  1 juv Cuckoo,  5 Oystercatcher,  50 Lapwing -  See Colin Davies Blog
 - Old Coach Road  --  52 Greylag Geese,  8 Curlew,  2 Tree Sparrow. 
 - Catchdale Moss Green Lane  --  2 Oystercatcher.    
 - Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1  Peregrine roosting on the tower, seen from Jackson Street at 8.05pm. 
 Thu 19th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  3 Grey Heron,  8 Canada Geese,  3  Tufted Duck,  1 Green Sandpiper,  1 Kingfisher. 
 - Brookhouse Grove, Gillar's Green  --  1+  Whimbrel  heard calling going over,  also Skylark heard. 
 Tue 17th July  - Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Common Buzzard,  8 Swallows,  7 Swifts.
 - Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  2  Peregrine roosting on the tower, seen from Jackson Street at 7.45pm. 
 Mon 16th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  5 ad+3 juv Canada Geese,  4 Tufted Duck.
 - Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  2 Common Buzzards.
 - Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  2 Peregrine roosting on the tower, seen from Jackson Street at 7.05pm. 
 Sat 14th July  - Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  1 Common Sandpiper on reservoir causeway. 
 Fri 13th July  - Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1 Peregrine  on the tower with pigeon kill.
 Thu 12th July  - Newton Lake, NLW -- 5 ad+3 juv Canada Geese,  4 Tufted Duck,  1 Green Sandpiper,  1 Buzzard in dead tree.
 Wed 11th July  - Eccleston Mere  --  2 Tufted Duck,  2 Common Tern,  1 Kingfisher.  
 Tue 10 July  - Sefton St, Earlestown, towards Sankey Valley -- 1 Buzzard over, plus a few Swallows & House Martins around.
 Mon 9th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  5 ad+3 juv Canada Geese,   2m-1f  Tufted Duck. 
 Sun 8th July  - Moss Bank --  4 House Martin, 7 Swift, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Bullfinch,  plus usual Warblers, Blackcap & Chiffchaff about.
 Sat 7th July  - Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  2 Common Sandpipers on reservoir causeway. 
 Mon 2nd July  - Mountain's Farm, Billinge  --  1 Common Tern,  31 Lapwing,  1 Yellow Wagtail,  1 Blackcap,
 -         ''            ''          ''        --  1 Willow Warbler,1 Yellowham
 - Eccleston Mere  --  3  G.S Woodpecker,  1 Treecreeper,  2 Whitethroat,  2 Blackcap,  2 Chiffchaff, 
 -       ''           ''      --  1 Willow Warbler, 1 Bullfinch.
    
     

 

 

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