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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

 
 
Ring Ouzel 
  Ring Ouzel

Billinge Hill

 
   
 
 
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Archived Bird Sightings for May 2008 

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                            May 2008
 

 

 

 

 
 Sat 31st May --  Colliers Moss, Bold   --  3 Common Buzzard over.

                         Wagon Lane to Penkford Bridge, Sankey Valley  --  Sedge Warbler,  Reed Warbler,  Common Whitethroat,

                                ''           ''             ''        --   Chiffchaff, Reed Bunting, Lapwing, pair Bullfinch, Mute Swan, Jay, Swallow's, Swifts.

 Mon 26th May -- Havannah Flash, Sankey Valley  --  Sedge Warbler,  Reed Warbler, 100+ Swifts,  3 House Martin,  4 Swallow.

                          Blackbrook, Sankey Valley  --  Grey Wagtail,  Common Whitethroat,  Sedge Warbler.

 Sun 25th May  -- Carr Mill Dam  --  2 Shelduck,  2 Common Tern,  2 Tufted Duck,  2 Bullfinch.

                          Mossborough Hall area / Old Coach Road  --  2 Shelduck in flooded field,   Linnet,  8 Red-legged Partridges.

                          Catchdale Moss Lane area  --  1 Oystercatcher,  8 Red-legged Partridges,  100+ Lapwings,  Tree Sparrow.

 Wed 21st May -- Stanley Bank Road, Haydock / East Lancs -- Common Buzzard seen from the new bypass.
 Tue 20th May -- Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Common Buzzard,  1 Sparrowhawk,  2 Lapwings,  2 Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff.
 Mon 19th May -- Penkford Bridge, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  4 Lapwings,  1 Jay,  1 Kestrel,  2 Sand Martin,  lots Swifts & Swallows.
 Sun 18th May  -- Mossborough Hall area  --  5 Oystercatchers,  5 Red-legged Partridges,  2 Grey Partridge,  3 House Martins,

                               ''                 ''       ''       --  12 Swallows,  3 Linnets,  5 male Tree Sparrows,  40+ Goldfinches.

 Sat 17th May --  My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  Coal Tit.
 Thu 15th May -- Colliers Moss  --  Sedge Warbler,  Willow Warbler,  Common Whitethroat,  Chiffchaff. 

                         Bold Estate pond --  2 Little Grebe.   

                         Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Gadwall,  2 Canada Geese,  3 Tufted Duck.

 Tue 13th May -- Sankey Valley, NLW  --  Common Whitethroat,  Sedge Warbler,  Stock Dove, Kestrel.
 Mon 12th May -- Penkford Bridge, Sankey Valley, NLW --  Common Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler, male Bullfinch, Swifts, Swallows.
                           Colliers Moss -- 2 Swifts.

                          Bold area -- Common Buzzard.    

                          Newton le Willows -- House Martins nest building.

 Sun 11th May --  Carr Mill Dam  --  Grasshopper Warbler.
 Fri 9th May   --   Carr Mill Dam  --  3 Common Tern,  1 Common Buzzard,  4 Tufted Duck,  2 Linnet,  Grasshopper Warbler.

                         St Helens town centre  --  Peregrine over.

                         New Bold Estate  --  House Martins,  Swallows,  all Linnets  present in the last week

 Wed 7th May  -- Carr Mill Dam  --  Grasshopper Warbler.
 Tue 6th May  -- Sankey Valley, NLW  --  4 Common Whitethroats,  Chiffchaff,  Kestrel,  Kingfisher.

                         Newton le Willows  --  9 Swifts, 

                         Haydock  --  8 Swifts.

                         Parr  --  6 Swifts.

 Mon 5th May  -- Mossborough Hall area  -- 2 Oystercatchers,  9 Red-legged Partridges,  2 House Martins,  15 Swallows.

                         Old Coach Road  --  2 Shelduck in flooded field,  1 Wheatear,  4 Linnets,  1 Common Buzzard,  2 Yellow Wagtails.

                         Carr Mill Dam  -- 1 Common Tern.

                         Havannah Flashes, Sankey Valley  --  several  Reed Warblers,  Sedge Warbler,  Chiffchaff, Jay. 

 Sun 4th May  -- Eccleston Mere  --  Lesser Whitethroat.

                         Dairy Farm Road --  Report of  3 Common Cranes going thru towards Sidings Lane then towards Kirkby.

                         Dairy Farm Road  --  Common Buzzard,  Common Whitethroat,  Willow Warblers,  Chiffchaffs,  Yellow Wagtail.

                         Haydock  -- 3 Swifts.

 Fri 2nd May  --  Carr Mill Dam --  2 Swift,  1 Common Sandpiper,  1 Pink-footed Goose,  4 Shoveler.

                        St Helens town centre  --  Peregrine over.

 Thu 1st May  --  Old Coach Road  --  3 Cuckoo,  40+ Wheatears,  male Whinchat,  4 Whimbrel,  30 Curlew.
 

 

 

 

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