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Carr Mill Dam
 22nd May 2016
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Brookfield St
Earlestown, NLW
17th February 2015
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Arches
Carr Mill Dam
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Ring-necked Duck
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Newton Lake
7th April 2014

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Newton Lake
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Newton Lake
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Eccleston Mere

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 Newton Lake, NLW 
 
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Eccleston Mere

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Andover Road
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Carr Mill Dam
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Carr Mill Dam
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Carr Mill Dam
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Archived Bird Sightings for November 2010 

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                            November 2010

 

 

Tue 30th Nov  --  Wagon Lane Haydock, Sankey Valley -- 18 Grey Partridge in top field, 1 Sparrowhawk, 20+ Fieldfare + couple of Redwings,

                                ''       ''          ''                ''            ''     --   2 Jay,  1 Willow Tit,  1 male Bullfinch,  5 Reed Bunting

                         Havannah Bridge, Sankey Brook  --  10 Teal,  1 Fieldfare. 

Mon 29th Nov --  Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  9 Wigeon,  30+ Teal,  21 Pochard,  3 Gadwall,  3m-1f Goosander,  3 G.B.B Gull,  

                              ''              ''                 ''        ''      --  1 (ad/w) Ring-billed Gull,  300+ Common Gull,  500+ Black-headed Gull,  

                              ''              ''                 ''        ''      --  1 Redshank,  2 Snipe,  2 Raven,  1 Peregrine. 

                          St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds  --  1 Grey Heron,  180+ Canada Geese,  1m-2f  Mandarin Duck. 

                          Newton Lake, NLW (lake 95% frozen)  --  1 Little Grebe,  54 Teal  and one stupid kid playing about out on the ice.

                          Nine Arches, NLW  --   9 Teal on the brook. 

Sun 28th Nov --  Wagon Lane Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  3 Jay,  3 Willow Tit,   2m-1f  Bullfinch,  8 Reed Bunting.

Sat 27th Nov  --  Wagon Lane Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  3 Jay,  2 Willow Tit,  2 Coal Tit,  2 male Bullfinch,  5 Reed Bunting.

                           Carr Mill Dam  --  3 Grey Heron,  4 Tufted Duck,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Jay,  2 Grey Wagtail. 

                          Old Coach Road, Rainford  --  1 Common Buzzard,  1 Kestrel,  1 Great Spotted Woodpecker. 

                           Inglenook Farm, Rainford Bypass  --  500 Pink-footed Geese over. 

                          Rainhill Stoops  --  3 Common Buzzard,  7 Skylark,  2 Stock Dove.  

                          Sutton Manor Country Park  --   4 Fieldfare,  8 Siskin,  19 Lesser Redpoll,  6 Yellowhammer. 

                           Clock Face Country Park  --  2 Brambling. 

Fri 26th  Nov  --  Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  1 Tawny Owl,  1 Woodcock. 

                          Penkford Bridge, NLW   --   2 Teal on brook,  1 Redwing. 

                           Nine Arches, NLW  --  1 Grey Heron,  2 Jays. 

                           St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.   

Tue 23rd Nov  -- Sankey Valley, Haydock  --  approx 250 Pink-footed Geese over going north-west, possibly same skein of geese seen later. 

                          Merton Bank road, St Helens  --  approx 200 Pink-footed Geese over going south about one hour after the Haydock geese. 

                          Prescot Reservoirs (permit only) - 40+ Pink-footed Geese,15 Pochard, 1 Shag over no. 4 res, east towards Eccleston Mere.

                                     ''            ''      --  11 Cormorant,  1 (ad/w) Yellow-legged Gull,  2 (argentatus) Herring Gull,  6 Buzzards, 10 Skylark.

                           St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.   

Mon 22nd Nov --  Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  14 Pochard,  19 Goldeneye,  9 Cormorant,  300+ Lapwing,  1 Peregrine. 

                           Newton Lake, NLW  --  54 Teal,  8 Tufted Duck.

                           Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --  45 Teal. 

                          St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds  --  1 Grey Heron,  280+ Canada Geese,  1 male- 4 females Mandarin Ducks.   

Sun 21st Nov  --  Wagon Lane Haydock, Sankey Valley  --   3 Jay,  1 Willow Tit,  1 Coal Tit,  2 male Bullfinch,   2 Reed Bunting. 

Sat 20th Nov  --  Wagon Lane Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  15 Fieldfare,  9 Redwing,   1 Jay,  2 Willow Tit,  1 Coal Tit,  1 Yellowhammer.  

                          St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds   --  180+ Canada Geese,   3 Common Gulls,  2 L.B.B Gulls. 

Thu 18th Nov  --  Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  14 Pochard,  2 Snipe,  1 Treecreeper. 

Wed 17th Nov  -- Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  -- 1 (ad/w) Ring-billed Gull,  1 Peregrine,  2 Woodcock,  32 Fieldfare. 

Tue 16th Nov  --  Sankey Valley, Blackbrook  --  1 Dipper  - reported between visitor Centre and East Lancs bridge,  also 1 Grey Wagtail.  

                           Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  20 Pochard,  8 Gadwall, 1 (ad/w) Ring-billed Gull,   210 Black-headed Gull,  

                               ''               ''               ''        ''      --   143 Common Gull,  1 Redshank,  20 Fieldfare,  7 Siskin.  

                          Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --  38 Teal. 

Mon 15th Nov --  Earlestown, NLW   --   1 Waxwing  -  flew calling over the Sankey Valley Industrial estate at 12:30 today. 

                          Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  -- 1 (ad/w) Ring-billed Gull,  1 (ad/w) Yellow-legged Gull,  1 Woodcock,  41 Fieldfare. 

                          St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds   --  200+ Canada Geese,  1 male- 4 female Mandarin Ducks.

                          Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --  18 Teal on flash also 1 female Reed Bunting on pig farm side.

Sun 14th Nov  -- St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds --  180+ Canada Geese, 1 Barnacle goose, 1 male- 5 female Mandarin Ducks.

Sat 13th Nov  --  Greenwell Road, Haydock  --  4 Waxwings,  in tree tops briefly around 11.15am.

Fri 12th Nov  -- Prescot Reservoirs (permit only - reported on BirdGuides -- 1 (adult) Ring-billed Gull.

                         Nine Arches, NLW  --   1 Jay,  35+ Collared doves,  from car park.

                         St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.   

Tue 9th Nov  --  Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  22 Little Grebe,  28 Pochard,  50+ Tufted Duck,  1 (ad/w)Ring-billed Gull,  

                             ''               ''               ''        ''      --     1 (ad/w) Med Gull,   100+ Lapwing,  1 Stock Dove,  10 Lesser Redpoll. 

                           Vista Road, Haydock  --   1 Common Buzzard over. 

                          Nine Arches, NLW  --  1 Common Buzzard. 

                          Eccleston Mere  --  1 male Goosander.

Mon 8th Nov  --  St Helens Junction Railway Station, - (reported on BirdGuides)   --  3 Waxwing  in trees early afternoon. 

                          St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds   --  2 male - 3 female Mandarin Ducks,    4 Canada Geese. 

Sat 6th  Nov  --  Green Lane, Catchdale Moss  --  4 Skylark,  11 Meadow Pipit,  16 Mistle Thrush,  1 Fieldfare,    1 Corn Bunting,  

                             ''        ''            ''             ''      --  150+ Greenfinch,  17 Reed Bunting,  5 Tree Sparrow.

Fri 5th  Nov  --   Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  1 (ad/w) Ring-billed Gull  present till 8.45am at least.

                          Carr Mill Dam  --  1 Kestrel,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Grey Wagtail.  

                          St Helens town centre  --  1 Peregrine.   

Thu 4th Nov  --   Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --  3 juvenile Mute Swans on the flash,   also 8 Teal.  

Wed 3rd Nov  --  Wagon Lane Haydock, Sankey Valley  -- 50+  (flyovers) Fieldfare,  2 Redwing,  2 Jay,  1 Reed Bunting,  1 Yellowhammer.

                          Wagon Lane Haydock  --  6 possibly Pink-footed Geese over, distant and seen briefly before going out of view.

Tue 2nd Nov  --  Prescot Reservoirs (permit only)  --  1 (ad/w) Ring-billed Gull,   1 (ad/w)Med Gull. 

Mon 1st Nov  --  Newton Lake, NLW  --   1 Grey Heron,  2 Canada Geese,  64 Teal,  8 Tufted Duck,  1 Common Buzzard in field behind lake. 

                         Penkford Flash, NLW (from Penkford Bridge)  --  1 Grey Heron,  28 Teal. 

                         My Garden, off Wagon Lane Haydock  --  1 female Sparrowhawk

 

 

 

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