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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

© 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 2014 

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 Thu 31st July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans,  1 Little Grebe,  1 Tufted Duck,  11 Canada Geese,  1 Swallow over the lake. 
 - Eccleston Mere  --  1 Gadwall,  100 Coot,  1 Kingfisher. 
 Wed 30th July  - Eccleston Mere  --  1 adult Mute Swan + 6 Cygnets,  105 Coot,  1 Kingfisher. 
 Tue 29th July  - Nine Arches, NLW  --  1 Kestrel,  4 Swallows and 2 Swifts thru,  3+ Chiffchaff.    
 - Pennington Lane going into Earlestown  --  2 Buzzards - 1 sat on electricity pylon just before Penkford bridge. 
 Mon 28th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans,  3 Little Grebe,  1 Tufted Duck,  16 Canada Geese,  1 Green Sandpiper, 
 -       ''         ''        ''     --  1 Swallow flying around over the top end of the lake. 
 - Inglenook Farm, Rainford  --  1 Cuckoo on wires, then flew off towards Dairy Farm Road. - Tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 Sun 27th July  - Rainford Mosslands  --  2 Buzzard,  1 Kestrel,  1 Meadow Pipit,  4+ Yellow Wagtail,  1 Corn Bunting. --  St Helens Blog
 Sat 26th July  - Dairy Farm Road, Rainford  --  22 Curlew flew over,  1 Hobby. 
 - Eccleston Mere  --
  2 adults+6 cygnets  Mute Swans,  2 families of G.C Grebe,  100 Coot,  12 Tufted Duck,  1 Kingfisher.  
 -        ''           ''     --  3 G.S Woodpecker,  1 Nuthatch,  1 Treecreeper,  3 Blackcap,  5 Willow Warbler. -- St Helens Blog
 -        ''           ''     --  also on  Colins Blog  an article about the grasses at Eccleston Mere by Colin. 
 Fri 25th July  - Eccleston Mere  --  12 Tufted Duck,  97 Coot,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Grey Wagtail.
 Thu 24th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans,  1 Little Grebe,  1 Grey Heron,  16 Canada Geese,  1 Green Sandpiper, 
 -       ''         ''        ''     --  2 Buzzards,  2 Kingfisher,   4 Swifts thru. 
 Mon 21st July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans, 1 Grey Heron,  16 Canada Geese,  1 Tufted Duck,  2 Buzzards,  1 Kingfisher, 
 -       ''         ''        ''     --  1 Grey Wagtail,  15 Swifts thru. 
 Sun 20th July  - Billinge area to Red Barn Road -- Tawny Owl heard also Little & Barn Owl reported,  Corn Bunting, Yellowhammer. 
 Thu 17th July  - Newton Lake, NLW - 2 Mute Swans,16 Canada Geese, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail.
 Wed 16th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Green Sandpiper - reported on  St Helens Blog
 Tue 15th July  - Eccleston Mere  --  2 ad + 6 cynets Mute Swans,  20 Tufted Duck,  91 Coot,  20 Swift,  20 House Martin, 10 Sand Martin, 
 -        ''           ''     --  20 Swallow,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Grey Wagtail,  1 Chiffchaff, -- sightings from  Colins Blog.
 - Eccleston, private garden  --  3 Ravens over. 
 - Linkway Retail Park Ponds  --  1 Grey Heron,  20 Canada Geese.
 Mon 14th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans, 16 Canada Geese,   2 female Tufted Duck. 
 Sat 12th July  - Dairy Farm Road, Rainford  --  17 Curlew in left hand field.  St Helens Blog
 Thu 10th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans, 16 Canada Geese,  1 Buzzard,  1 Green Sandpiper,  1 Grey Wagtail. 
 Tue 8th July  - Dairy Farm Road, Rainford  --  12 Curlew,  1 Corn Bunting.  Tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 - Billinge, private garden  --  1 Crossbill over - Tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 Mon 7th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans,  2 Gadwall,  16 Canada Geese, 1 Green Sandpiper. 
 - Eccleston Mere  -- 
2 adult Mute Swans + 6 cygnets,  12 Tufted Duck,  80 Coot,  2 Common Tern. 
 Sun 6th July  - Carr Mill Dam  --  10 Common Sandpipers seen and  photographed 
        

         

 

 

 

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