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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 May 2010 

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                                        May 2010

 

 

Thu 27th May --  Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  2 Sand Martin,  1 Grey Wagtail.

Tue 25th Mar  --  Lyme  Wood Landfill, Vista Road, Haydock  --  1 Common Buzzard distant,  2 Swifts,  3 Swallows,  1 Chiffchaff.

 Mon 24th May -- St Helens town centre  -- 1 Peregrine. 

Sat 22nd May  -- Old Coach Road  --   5 Oystercatcher,  50+ Lapwing,  4 Red-legged Partridge,  2 G.S Woodpecker,  3 Blackcap,

                               ''      ''       ''       --   6 Whitethroat,  3 Chiffchaff,  1 Willow Warbler,  1 Yellow Wagtail,  8+ Tree Sparrow.

Fri 21st May  --   East Lancs, Haydock  --  1 Common Buzzard over.

Thu 20th May --  St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.

Tue 18th May  -- Carr Mill Dam  --  2 G.C.Grebe +3 chicks,  9 Lapwing,  4 Sand Martin,  2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 
                               ''      ''      ''   --  11 Linnet,  2 Yellowhammer.

                          Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Common Buzzard,  2 Swifts,  2 Common Whitethroat,  2 Chiffchaff, 
                               ''        ''            ''           ''       ''      --  1 Sedge Warbler.

                          St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.

Mon 17th May  -- Carr Mill Dam --  2 Buzzards,  1 Kestrel,  3 Common Tern,  8 Lapwing,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Blackcap,  2 Linnet,

                              ''     ''      ''    --  5 Willow Warbler, 1 Tree Sparrow, 2 Yellowhammer.

                          Havannah Flash --  1 Canada Goose,  2 Swallows,  4 Common Whitethroat,  1 Reed Warbler,  4 Reed Bunting.

                          Newton Lake, NLW --  2 Gadwall, 2 Tufted Duck.

                          Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  --  1 Wheatear on reservoir causeway

Sun 16th May  -- Dairy Farm Road, Rainford --  2 Grey Partridge,  5 Stock Dove.

                          My Garden, off Wagon Lane Haydock --  4 Swifts over.

Wed 12th May -- Carr Mill Dam -- 1 Pallid Swift reported on BirdGuides - hawking over dam at 08:00, not seen later when searched.

                             ''     ''       ''   --  1 Hobby  seen taking a Swallow, 2 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Corn Bunting, 1 Bullfinch, 6 Linnets.

Tue 11th May -- Carr Mill Dam --  lots of Swifts,  6 Lapwings,  4 Sand Martins. 

Fri 7th May   --   Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW --  1 Sand Martin,  1 Chiffchaff,  1 Common Whitethroat.

                         St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.

Wed 5th May --  Carr Mill Dam --  1 Oystercatcher,  3 Lapwing,  6 Sand Martins, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Yellowhammer,  4 Reed Bunting.

                          My Garden, off Wagon Lane Haydock  --  1 Sparrowhawk over.

Tue 4th May  --  Newton Lake, NLW --  2 Canada Geese,  3 Gadwall,  3 Tufted Duck,  2 broods of mallard chicks.

                         Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW --  2 Sand Martins.

                         St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.

Mon 3rd May --  Old Coach Road -- 1 male - 6 female Wheatear.

                          Prescot Reservoir (permit only - reported on BirdGuides)  --  1 Greenshank.

Sun 2nd May  -- Dairy Farm Road  --  1 Yellow Wagtail,  6 Common Whitethroat,  5 Willow Warbler.

                         Ravenhead Retail Park --  1 Raven over B&Q car park just before dinner.

Sat 1st May   --  Eccleston Mere  --  15 House Martin, 10 Swifts,  1 Grasshopper Warbler,  6 Common Whitethroats. 

                         Old Coach Road  --  1 Shelduck,  1 Curlew,  2 Grey Partridge,  1 Common Whitethroat,  1 Yellow Wagtail.

                         Berrington's Lane  --  1 Wheatear,  2 Common Whitethroat.

                         Dairy Farm Road  --  1 Wheatear.

                         Rainhill area  --  Swifts returned to nesting area.

  

 

 

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