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Archived Bird Sightings for November 2008 

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                                        November 2008

 

 

 

Sun 29th Nov -- Carr Mill Dam -- 50 Pink-footed Geese over, 30 Canada Geese, 1 Shoveler, 4 Wigeon, 3 Teal, 5 Snipe, 1 Kingfisher,

                           ''      ''      ''     --  5 Snipe, 1 Buzzard, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Great-spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 1 Treecreeper, 40+ Redpoll.

 Fri 28th  Nov --  Sankey Valley, NLW  --  2 Raven,  2 Stock Dove,  1 Sparrowhawk,  1 Grey Wagtail.
 Thu 27th Nov -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  --   2 Goosander,  12 Goldeneye,  3 Pochard,  16 Snipe, 7 G.B.B Gull, 

                                 ''            ''         ''       ''      --  1 Med Gull,  2 ad/w-1st/w Yellow-legged Gull,  30 Redpoll, 7 Redwing.

                          Garden sightings, near Sherdley Park -- 2 Great-spotted Woodpecker, 2 Nuthatch, Coal Tit, Sparrowhawk, 2 Jay,

                                 ''           ''             ''         ''          ''   --   50+ Pink-footed Geese over, 2 Buzzard, 2 Great-crested Grebe over. 

 Wed 26th Nov -- Carr Mill Dam  --  20 Pink-footed Geese in field opposite Sandy Bay,  1 male Goldeneye,  3 Tufted Duck,  3 Snipe,

                                                 --   4 Goldcrest,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Nuthatch,  1 Treecreeper,  1 Willow Tit.

 Tue 25th Nov  --  Prescot Reservoir (permit only) -- 4 Whooper Swans,  300+ Pink-footed Geese,  11 Goldeneye,  5 Wigeon,  

                                  ''            ''         ''       ''     --  4 Gadwall,  16 Teal,  41 Tufted Duck,  11 Little Grebe, 1 Jack Snipe,  1 Snipe, 

                                 ''            ''          ''       ''     --  1 ad/w Little Gull,  1 Med Gull,  1 Yellow-legged Gull, 7 G.B.B Gull, 

                                 ''            ''          ''       ''     --  1 Peregrine,  3 Woodcock,  4 Raven,  4 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 7 Goldcrest.

                           Penkford Flash, NLW   --   44 Teal. 

 Mon 24th Nov  -- Carr Mill Dam  --  50+ Pink-footed Geese over,  40 Canada Geese,  40+ Fieldfare,  8 Snipe,  5 Tufted Duck,  

                              ''       ''     ''   --   1 Cormorant,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Nuthatch,  Reed Bunting.

                           Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  27 Pink-footed Geese,  11 Goldeneye,  9 Little Grebe,  18 Cormorant,  

                                    ''            ''             ''       ''       ''       ''     --   1 Yellow-legged Gull,  8 G.B.B Gull,  5 Fieldfare,  1 Nuthatch.

                           Newton Lake, NLW  --  31 Teal,  6 Tufted Duck,  2 Canada Geese,  2 Mute Swans.

                           St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.

                           Penkford Flash, NLW  --  27 Teal.  

 Sun 23rd Nov  -- Wagon Lane Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  1 Snipe flushed from top field, 160+ Herring Gulls in field, 2 Grey Heron, 
                               ''        ''            ''            --    4 Jay, 5 Reed Bunting,  3 Yellowhammer. 8 Fieldfare, + 3 Redwing over Coopers Lane
 Sat 22nd Nov  -- Sidings Lane, Rainford --  2 Buzzard, Fieldfare, Reed Bunting, Linnet, Long-tailed Tit & Goldcrest also present,

                              ''        ''             ''    --  Chaffinch Goldfinch & Greenfinch all present in varying size flocks also poss Corn Bunting,

                              ''        ''             ''    --  1000+ Pink-footed Geese in fields towards Dairy Farm Lane.

 Fri 21st  Nov  --  St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine. 
 Thu 20th Nov  --  Newton Lake, NLW  --  77 Teal,  9 Tufted Duck,  2 Canada Geese,  2 Mute Swans.
 Wed 19th  Nov -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  19 Goldeneye,  2 Snipe,  1 ad/w Med Gull,  6 G.B.B Gull,  1 Raven, 

                                 ''            ''           ''       ''     --   32 Fieldfare, 10 Redwing,  40+ Goldfinch,  4 Bullfinch,  3 Siskin.

 Tue 18th  Nov -- Prescot Reservoir  (permit only) --  60+ Pink-footed Geese,  5 Gadwall,  14 Goldeneye, 1 Pochard,  17 Teal,

                                   ''            ''           ''     ''     --  1 Med Gull,  3 Yellow-legged Gull,  23 Snipe,  2 Woodcock,  2 Raven,  

                                   ''            ''          ''       ''    --  2 Common Buzzard,  1 Peregrine,  10 Fieldfare.

                         Carr Mill Dam  --  40 Canada Geese,  30 Lapwing, 11 Snipe,  1 Buzzard,  3 Raven,  20 Fieldfare,  1 Kingfisher, 

                             ''      ''      ''    --  4 Goldcrest,  4 Tree Sparrow,  3 Mistle Thrush,   Meadow Pipit &  Reed Bunting present.

                         Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Kestrel,  2 Raven.

 Mon 17th  Nov -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only) --  1 ad/w Ring-billed Gull,  1 Med Gull,  2 Yellow-legged Gull,  4 G.B.B Gull,

                               ''            ''                ''     ''    --  600+ Herring Gull,  17 Goldeneye,  11 Pochard,  11 Teal,  9 Little Grebe,

                               ''            ''              ''       ''    --  1 Grey Plover,  14 Redwing,  10 Red-legged Partridge,  1 Snipe.

                         St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine. 

 Sun 16th Nov -- Wagon Lane Haydock, Sankey Valley   --  5 Yellowhammer,  6 Jay,  130 Fieldfare over Coopers Lane,  8 Redwing.

                              ''       ''            ''           ''             ''       --  2 Snipe flushed from field,  150 Pink-footed Geese over at  4.30pm.

                         Carr Mill Dam  --  2000+ Pink-footed Geese over,  40 Canada Geese,   1 Little Grebe,  7 Snipe,   1 Kingfisher, 

                           ''      ''      ''    --  40 Fieldfare,12 Redwing,1 Goldcrest,1 Willow Tit,1 Nuthatch,1 Common Buzzard, 2 Tree Sparrow. 

 Sat 15th Nov --  Prescot Reservoir (access is permit only) --  1 ad/w Med Gull,  19 Goldeneye,  3 Pochard.

                         Wagon Lane Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  5 Yellowhammer,  1 Kestrel,  4 Jay,  11 Long-tailed Tit, 
                           ''       ''            ''           ''             ''     --   
23 Fieldfare,  3 Redwing.

                         Havannah Flash, Sankey Valley - 32 Fieldfare, 8 Redwing, 4 Yellowhammer, 3 Jay, 1 Kestrel, 1 Common Buzzard.

                         Haydock  -- 350 Pink-footed Geese over, going north east approx 2.35pm.

 Fri 14th  Nov  -- Prescot Reservoir (access is permit only) --  1 ad/w Ring-billed Gull,  6 Pochard.
 Thu 13th Nov -- St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.
 Wed 12th Nov -- Wagon Lane Haydock, Sankey Valley -3 Yellowhammer, 3 Reed Bunting,1 Coal Tit, 23 Fieldfare over Coopers La.
                         Carr Mill Dam -100 Pink-footed Geese over, 50 Canada Geese, 3 Tufted Duck, 11 Snipe, 4 Goldcrest, 5 Tree Sparrow.
 Tue 11th Nov -  Prescot Reservoir (access is permit only) --  1 ad/w Ring-billed Gull,  1 Med Gull,  14 Goldeneye,  9 Little Grebe,

                                   ''            ''           ''          ''       ''     --  14 Cormorant,  3 Stock Dove.

 Mon 10th Nov -- Newton Lake, NLW  --  80 Teal,  10 Tufted Duck,  2 Mute Swans,  2 Canada Geese. 

                         Nine Arches, Sankey Valley  --  1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,  1 Grey Wagtail,  2 Raven over.

                         Penkford Flash, NLW  --  24 Teal,  1 Kestrel.    

                          Prescot Reservoir  (permit only)  --  3 Teal,  2 Pochard,  9 Cormorant,  2 Snipe,  1 Peregrine,  4 Stock Dove.

 Sat 8th Nov  --  Wagon Lane Haydock, Sankey Valley --  80 Pink-footed Geese over  2.15pm, - 120 Pink-footed Geese over 2.30pm.
                             ''        ''            ''             ''            ''   --  10 Yellowhammers, 2 Reed Bunting, 4 Jay, 30 Fieldfare over Coopers Lane.
                         Newton Lake, NLW  -- female Pintail  present late afternoon.
 Fri 7th Nov   --  Penkford Flash, NLW  --  37 Teal.
 Tue 4th Nov --   Carr Mill Dam  --  1 Swallow,  10 Lapwing,  4 Goldcrest,  10 Redwing,  1 Muscovy Duck on boathouse frontage,

                           ''      ''      ''     --   Nuthatch,  Treecreeper,   Kingfisher,  Siskin,  Willow Tit and Coal Tit all present.

                         St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine. 

 Mon 3rd Nov  -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  -- 150 Pink-footed Geese,  13 Goldeneye,  10 Little Grebe,  39 Tufted Duck,  

                               ''            ''               ''    --    3 Wigeon,  12 Snipe, 1 Woodcock, 10 Cormorant, 1 2nd/w Yellow-legged Gull,  

                               ''            ''              ''    --   200+ Herring Gull,  400+ Common Gull,  5 G.B.B Gull, 100+ Black-headed Gull.

                               ''            ''               ''   --   12 Siskin,  13 Redwing,  1 Nuthatch,  21 Long-tailed Tit.

                         East Lancs, Haydock Island  --  1 Common Buzzard,  100+ Lapwing.

                         St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine. 

                         Penkford Flash, NLW  --  14 Teal.

                         Nine Arches, NLW  --  1 Grey Wagtail,  1 Kestrel.

 Sun 2nd Nov -- Carr Mill Dam  --  500+ Pink-footed Geese over,  20 Canada Geese,  1 Muscovy Duck on boathouse frontage,

                           ''      ''      ''    --  3 Tufted Duck,  30 Redwing,  1 Goldcrest,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Cormorant.

                         Wagon Lane Haydock  -- 230 Pink-footed Geese over going towards Blackbrook at 10.10am.

                         Old Coach Road  --  1000+ Pink-footed Geese,  1 Barnacle Goose,  80+ Tree Sparrow,  6 Redwing, 

                            ''        ''        ''      --   2 Fieldfare,  2 Grey Wagtail.

                        Catchdale Moss --  1 Merlin,  flew over the East Lancs towards Moss Lane.

 Sat 1st Nov  --   Prescot Reservoir (access is permit only)  --  289 Pink-footed Geese,  14 Goldeneye,  4 Pochard,  2 Snipe,  

                              ''            ''               ''            ''       ''    --  63 Redwing,  284 Fieldfare.

 

  

 

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