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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 June 2010 

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                                       June 2010

 

 

Wed 30th June -- Gillar's Green -- 1 Grey Partridge,  plus 1 Curlew over in the early hours.

Tue 29th June -- Carr Mill Dam  --  3 pairs of Great Crested Grebes + young,  1 Grey Heron,  3 Common Terns, 
                              ''      ''       ''    --  lots of Swallows and Swifts present.

                           Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  -- 1 Chiffchaff, 1 female Blackcap.

                           St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

Mon 28th June -- Newton Lake, NLW  -- 1 Grey Heron, 2 Canada Geese plus 5 juv, 3 Lapwings, 1 Grey Wagtail.

                           Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  -- 1 Common Buzzard, 100+ Swifts around, 2 Jay, 2 Linnets.

Sun 27th June -- Sankey Valley, Haydock --  lots of Swallows - Swifts over, 3 Sand Martin, 2 House Martin, 3 Common Whitethroat,

                              ''            ''               ''     --  4 Reed Bunting, 2  Yellowhammer.

Sat 26th June --  Gillar's Green, Brookhouse Grove -- 1 Common Sandpiper over.

Fri 25th June  --   Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  -- 2 Common Buzzard,  2 Kestrel, 2 Common Whitethroat, 2 Linnets.

Thu 24th June --  Newton Lake, NLW  -- 3 Grey Heron (2 juveniles, 1 adult), 2 Canada Geese with 5 chicks, 3 Lapwings.

                           St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

Tue 22nd June -- Sankey Valley, NLW  -- 4 Common Buzzard's in the air together, 2 Common Whitethroat.

Mon 21st June --  Newton Lake, NLW  -- 2 Grey Heron, 2 Canada Geese with 5 chicks, 2 Teal,  1 Common Buzzard over.

Sat 19th June  --  Carr Mill Dam  -- 2 Common Terns also quite a few Swallows and Swifts around.

Wed 16th June -- Gillar's Green --  1 Lesser Whitethroat  in trees around the Sports Ground.

Tue 15th June  -- Carr Mill Dam  --  1 Osprey  reported on BirdGuides,   at the Digpit end of the main dam at 06.15am. 

                           Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Buzzard,  1 Sparrowhawk,  2 Common Whitethroat, 1 Chiffchaff. 

 Mon 14th June -- Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Common Buzzard,  4 Kestrels,  2 Common Whitethroat, 1 Stock dove,

                                 ''            ''                ''         ''      --   also newly fledge  Long-tailed Tits, Blue Tits, Great Tits, Robin.

                           Newton Lake, NLW  -- 2 Canada Geese with 5 young chicks, 2 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck.

                           St Helens A570 Linkway, Retail Park Ponds  --  35 Canada Geese only 3 young chicks seen.

 Sat 12th June --  Carr Mill Dam -- 1 Black-tailed Godwit.

                           Wagon Lane Haydock, Sankey Valley -- 2 Common Buzzards circling overhead.

Fri 11th June  --  Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW --  3 Sand Martin.

                          St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

Thu 10th June -- Lyme  Wood Landfill, Vista Road, Haydock  -- 1 Common Buzzard over.

                          Pennington Lane, on the way into Earlestown  -- 2 Buzzards, seen high up, over towards Burtonwood.

Tue 8th June  -- St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

Mon 7th June  -- Sankey Valley, Carr Mill to Earlestown --  2 Mute Swans + 6 cygnets, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Jay, 5+ Blackcap,

                                 ''            ''                ''             ''         --  5 Chiffchaff, 6 Willow Warbler, 10+ Common Whitethroat,

                                 ''            ''                ''             ''         -- 1 Sedge Warbler, 5+ Reed Warbler, 2 Yellowhammer.

                          Penkford Bridge, NLW --  1 Common Buzzard, 2 Sand Martin.

                          St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

Fri 4th June  --  Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW --  1 Common Buzzard.

                         Haydock, going towards the Sankey Valley  -- 1 Common Buzzard.

                         St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

Thu 3rd June  -- Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW --  3 Common Buzzard, 1 Sparrowhawk.

                         St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

Tue 1st June  -- Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW --  1 Common Buzzard, 2 Sand Martin, Swallows and Swifts also around.

                         Newton Lake, NLW  -- 2 Canada Geese plus 5 young, 2 Gadwall, 1 male Tufted Duck.

                         St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine.

  

 

 

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