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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 May 2011 

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                                  May 2011

 

 

 

Sun 29th May  -- Carr Mill Dam  --  18 G.C Grebe +5 Juv,  2 Common Terns,  1ad + 2juv Willow Tit,  1 Treecreeper. 

                          Blackbrook,  Sankey Valley  --  1 Chiffchaff,  1 Grey Wagtail. 

Thu 26th May --  Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Grey Heron,  8 Canada Geese,   4 Gadwall,  1 Tufted Duck,  1 Common Buzzard over.

                          Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1 Peregrine. 

 Tue 24th May  -- Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1 Peregrine  also 1 Sparrowhawk towards shops at Fingerpost.

Mon 23rd May -- Nine Arches, Sankey Valley  --  1 Cormorant- flyover,  1 Kestrel,  3 Sand Martin,  5 House Martin,
                              ''       ''              ''           ''      --   plus a few Swallows and Swifts.

                          Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Canada Geese,  1 male Teal,  4 Gadwall,  1 Tufted Duck.

                          Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1 Peregrine. 

Sat 21st May  --  Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  1 Ringed Plover,  1 Dunlin  on reservoir causeway. 

Fri 20th May  --  Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Cormorant,  1 male Teal,  3 Gadwall, 2 Shelduck. 

Thu 19th May -- Carr Mill to Penkford, S/Valley - 15 Blackcap, 11 Common Whitethroat, 10 Reed Warbler (5 at Havannah Flashes),

                              ''      ''            ''               ''      --   8 Willow Warbler,  7 Chiffchaff,  1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,  2 Grey Wagtail.

                          Penkford to Nine Arches, Sankey Valley  --  2 Common Whitethroat,  1 Sedge Warbler.

                          Queens Park, near the town centre  --   2 Common Terns over. 

                          Newton Lake, NLW  --  6 Canada Geese,  1 male Teal,  4 Gadwall, 2 Shelduck,   1 Common Buzzard over. 

                          My Garden, off Wagon Lane,  Haydock  --  1 Grey Heron over. 

Mon 16th May -- Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  2 Swift,  3 Sand Martin,  20+ Swallows thru.  

Sun 15th May  -- Rainford Mosslands  -- 1 female Wheatear at  Inglenook Farm, also one singing Corn Bunting.

                          Old Coach Road  --  1 Dunlin  in summer plumage flew low over near the junction with Mossborough Hall Lane.

                           Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  1 Little Ringed Plover on reservoir causeway.

Fri 13th May  --  Rainford Mosslands  --  3 Oystercatcher,  3 Common Buzzard,  2 Kestrel,  2 Wheatear,  3 Corn Bunting. 

                         Billinge Hill  --  2 Kestrel,  1 Wheatear,  2 Kestrel,  1 Blackcap,  2 Willow Warbler,  3 Common Whitethroat,  
                               ''          ''   --   2 Yellowhammer. 

Thu 12th May --  Valencia Farm, Prescot Rd, Eccleston Park  --  1 Buzzard,  2 Grey Partridge,  5 Red-legged Partridge,    
                                 ''          ''             ''       ''          ''            ''    --         10 Lapwing,  1 Barn Owl.

Mon 9th May  -- Gillar's Green  --  1 Common Sandpiper over Brookhouse Grove at 00:56

 Sun 8th May  --  Carr Mill Dam  --  1 Sedge Warbler  opposite Sandy Bay.
 Fri 6th May  --   Sidings Lane, Rainford - 1 Cuckoo heard calling somewhere along the railway embankment near the crossing point. 
 Thu 5th May  --  Carr Mill Dam  --  3 Grey Heron,  2 Tufted Duck, 3 Common Tern,  5 Common Whitethroat,  3 Willow Warbler

                             ''      ''      ''     --   5 Blackcap,  1 Sedge Warbler,  6 Chiffchaff,  7 Tree Sparrow,  2 Yellowhammer. 

                          Moss Bank  --  12 Swifts  over. 

                          Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1 Peregrine. 

                          Oak Ave / Acorn Ave, NLW   --  approx  15 Swifts  around and about.

 Wed 4th May  --  Eccleston Mere --  2 Gadwall, 2 Common Sandpiper,  1 Kingfisher,  40 Swifts,  6 Common Whitethroat.

                          Carr Mill to 9 Arches, S/Valley  --   5 Reed Warbler,  10 Blackcap,  12 Chiffchaff,  11 Willow Warbler,                              ''         ''            ''            ''      --   2 Sedge Warbler,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Sand Martin,  2 Grey Wagtail. 

                          North Road  --  1 Common Buzzard  sitting on a lamp post overlooking Victoria Park.

                          Penkford to Nine Arches, Sankey Valley  --  10 Common Whitethroat,  1 Grasshopper Warbler.

                          Havannah Flash, Sankey Valley  --  6 Reed Warbler.

                          My Garden, off Wagon Lane,  Haydock  --  1 House Martin  over. 

 Tue 3rd May  --  Carr Mill Dam  --  2 Oystercatchers on the point at 10.30am,  2 Common Tern. 

                          Moss Bank  --  5 Swifts over. 

                          Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1 Peregrine. 

                           Vista Road, NLW  --  1 Common Buzzard.

 Mon 2nd May -- Sidings Lane, Rainford  --  1 Jay,   1 Common Whitethroat,  3 Chiffchaff,  2 Willow Warbler,  2 Blackcap,  
                                ''         ''            ''        --    2 Yellowhammer. 

                         Fir Tree Farm  --  3 Lapwing,   2 Grey Partridge,   2 Common Whitethroat,  2 Chiffchaff,  4 Willow Warbler, 

                           ''      ''       ''     --   1 Blackcap. 

                         Moss Bank  --  2 Swifts over.

 Sun 1st May  --  Moss Bank  --   6 Common Buzzards,  1 Sparrowhawk,  1 Tree Sparrow at  Shoots Delph Farm. 

                         Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  15 Swifts  over PR4. 

  

 

 

 

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