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Archived Bird Sightings for November 2011 

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                                  November 2011


 

 

Wed 30th Nov -- Prescot Reservoirs  (permit only --  1 Long-tailed Duck  still present,  (as per BirdGuides). 

                          Carr Mill Dam  --  2 Willow Tit

Tue 29th Nov  -- Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Little Grebe,  1 Grey Heron,  30 Canada Geese,  5 Tufted Duck,   33  Teal. 

                          Prescot Reservoirs  (permit only --  1 Long-tailed Duck   (as per BirdGuides). 

                         Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  2 Peregrine. 

Mon 28th Nov  -- Prescot Reservoirs  (permit only --  1 Long-tailed Duck   no.3 reservoir.  (as per BirdGuides). 

                          Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW   --  1 Common Buzzard. 

Sun 27th Nov  --  Berrington's Lane, Rainford  --  2 Fieldfare,  1 Redwing,  5 Bullfinch,  2 Yellowhammer. 

                           Eccleston Mere  --  1 Cormorant over. 

 Fri  25th Nov  --  Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1 Peregrine. 

Thu 24th Nov  --  Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Little Grebe,  2 Canada Geese,  7 Tufted Duck,  2 Gadwall,  30 Teal. 

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

Wed 23rd Nov  -- Inglenook Farm, Rainford  --  ringtail Hen Harrier  at Inglenook Farm briefly this afternoon (as per BirdGuides). 

                           St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds   --  65 Canada Geese. 

Tue 22nd Nov  --  Penkford flash, NLW (viewed from Penkford bridge) --  78 Teal. 

Mon 21st Nov  --  Prescot Reservoirs  (permit only --  1 Long-tailed Duck   no.3 reservoir - (as per BirdGuides). 

                           Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Little Grebe,  1 Grey Heron,  23 Canada Geese,  1m Pochard,  96 Teal,  7 Tufted Duck.

                           St Helens A570 Linkway Retail Park Ponds   --  63 Canada Geese,   1 female 2 male  Mandarin Duck. 

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

Sun 20th Nov  --  Eccleston Mere  --  1 Woodcock  in SW ditch,  1 Kestrel,  2 Kingfisher. 

                           New Cut Lane / Old Coach Road area  --  1 Goldcrest,  1 Treecreeper. 

Sat  19th Nov  --  Eccleston Mere  --  9 Pochard, 1 Water Rail  in SW corner,  1 Willow Tit  in SW corner, 100 Goldfinch, 1 Siskin. 

                           Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  1 Kestrel,  1 Jay,  1 female Bullfinch,  2 Reed Bunting. 

Thu 17th Nov --   Sandy Lane, Moss Bank  --  6  Buzzards,  1 Sparrowhawk,  12 Grey Partridge,  1 Grey Wagtail,  20 Linnets.

                           Newton Lake, NLW  --    21 Canada Geese,  82 Teal,  5 Tufted Duck.

                           Nine Arches, Sankey Valley, NLW   --  1 Grey Heron,  1 Common Buzzard. 

                            Vista Road, opposite Lyme and Wood CP  --  9 Grey Partridge in field.

Wed 16th Nov  --  Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  4 Jays reported,  1 Willow Tit,  1 female Bullfinch,  7 Reed Bunting. 

                           Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1 Peregrine. 

Tue 15th Nov --   Eccleston Mere  --  2 Little Grebe,  also possible Woodcock reported.

                           Frodsham Drive, Blackbrook  --  1 Sparrowhawk  flew over.

Mon 14th Nov  --  Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Little Grebe,  1 Grey Heron,  1 Cormorant,  22 Canada Geese,  84 Teal,  5 Tufted Duck.

                           Penkford flash, NLW (viewed from Penkford bridge) --  24 Teal,  1 Sparrowhawk seen other side of bridge.

                           Prescot Reservoirs  (permit only --  1 Yellow-legged Gull  adult on PR4. 

                           Carr Mill Dam  --   1 Cackling Goose,  1 Barnacle Goose,  20 Canada Geese  (as per BirdGuides). 

Sun 13th Nov  --  Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  1 Buzzard,  1 Kestrel,  2 Jay,  1 Willow Tit,  2 Reed Bunting. 

                           Newton Lake, NLW  --  late report of a possible male Scaup with tufted Ducks.

                           Naylor's Wood,  NLW  --  1 Sparrowhawk.

                           Mesnes Park,  NLW   --  1 Redwing. 

Sat  12th Nov   -- Eccleston Mere  --  1 Little Grebe,  5 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Pochard,  10 Wigeon,  2 Tufted Duck,  1 Buzzard, 

                                   ''           ''      --  1 Water Rail  in ditch in SW corner,  2 Siskin.

                           Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley -- 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Jay,  40+Fieldfare, 1 Willow Tit, 1 f Reed Bunting.

Fri  11th Nov   --  Eccleston Mere  --   5 Pochard,  1 Water Rail  in ditch in SW corner,  3 Kingfisher,  50 Goldfinch,  2 Siskin.

Thu 10th Nov  --  Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Little Grebe,  23 Canada Geese,  56 Teal,  2 Tufted Duck.

                           Prescot Reservoirs  (permit only --  1 Yellow-legged Gull  adult on PR4. 

Wed 9th Nov  --  Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley -- 3 Buzzards on ground in top field, 1 Jay, 9 Fieldfare, 1 f Reed Bunting.

Tue 8th Nov  --   Penkford flash, NLW (viewed from Penkford bridge) --  41 Teal.

                          Pennington Lane towards Earlestown  --  67 Canada Geese  in fields on right going into Earlestown.

                          Vista Road, opposite Lyme and Wood CP  --  5 Grey Partridge in field.

Mon  7th Nov  -- Eccleston Mere  --  1 female Goldeneye,  1 male Pochard,  1 Water Rail  in SW corner,  10 Siskin. 

                          Dairy Farm Road, Rainford  --  12 Grey Partridge. 

                          Newton Lake, NLW  --   8 Canada Geese,  24 Teal,  5 Tufted Duck.

                          Penkford flash, NLW (viewed from Penkford bridge) --  31 Teal.

Sun  6th Nov --  Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley --  1 Buzzard  on the ground in top field,  2 Jay, 7 Redwing, 1 f Bullfinch. 

                         Dairy Farm Road, Rainford -- distant flocks of (poss) Fieldfares, 1 Lesser Redpoll, 2 Yellowhammer +Corn Buntings.

Fri  4th Nov  --   Penkford flash, NLW (viewed from Penkford bridge) --  4 Grey Heron,  34 Teal.

                         Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  2 Peregrine. 

Thu 3rd Nov  --  Newton Lake, NLW  --   2 Little Grebe,  31 Canada Geese,  38 Teal,  3 Tufted Duck

Wed 2nd Nov -- Prescot Reservoirs  (permit only --  1 Yellow-legged Gull  adult on PR4. 

                         Jackson Street Gas Tower  --  1 Peregrine. 

Tue 1st Nov  --  Old Coach Rd / New Cut Lane area  --  2000+ Pink-footed Geese,  2 Buzzards, 1 Sparrowhawk,  80+ Fieldfare,  

                            ''        ''       ''       ''        --  mixed flock of around 15 Skylark & Corn Bunting, 2 Meadow Pipits, 3 Reed Bunting.

                         Penkford flash, NLW (viewed from Penkford bridge) --  1 Grey Heron,  34 Teal.

  

 

 

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