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Eccleston Mere

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Archived Bird Sightings for November 2013 

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                    November 2013

         
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 Sat 30th Nov  - Eccleston Mere  --  2 Little grebe,  5 Grey Heron,  2 Goldeneye,  4 Pochard,  3 Gadwall,  1 Teal,  4 Tufted Duck,
 -         ''          ''     --  1 Water Rail heard,  1 Buzzard,  1 Kestrel,  1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail,  5 Redwing,  4 Fieldfare over,
 -         ''          ''     --  1 Treecreeper, 1 Wilow Tit, 5+ Siskin -- from Colin Davies blog & St Helens Birds and Wildlife Blog
 Fri 29th Nov  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Grey Heron,  1 Mute Swan,   20 Tufted Duck,  50 Teal,  1 Goldcrest.
 Thu 28th Nov  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  3 Little Grebe,  1 Mute Swan,  12 Tufted Duck,  55 Teal. 
 - Havannah Flash, Sankey Valley  --  2 Tufted Duck, 3 Buzzards, 1 Kestrel, 1 G.S Woodpecker, 30 Fieldfare, 40 Redwing.
 Wed 27th Nov  - Fir Tree Farm, Kings Moss  --  1 Jack Snipe reported also  1 Woodcock - (Tweet on St Helens Birds and Wildlife Blog).
 - Havannah Flash, Sankey Valley  --  1 Grey Heron,  2 Buzzard,  1 Kestrel,  1 Sparrowhawk,  50 Fieldfare.
 Tue 26th Nov  - Eccleston Mere  --  1 Little Grebe,  2 Goldeneye,  1 Teal,  10 Tufted Duck,  1 Buzzard,  1 Kestrel,  2 Raven over, 
 -         ''         ''    --  13 Fieldfare over,  20+ Redwing,  2 Bullfinch, 1 Willow Tit, full details St Helens Birds and Wildlife Blog 
 - Fir Tree Farm, Kings Moss  --  1 Jack Snipe reported also  6+ Snipe - (Tweet on St Helens Birds and Wildlife Blog).
 - Penkford Flash, NLW (viewed from the bridge)  --  33 Teal. 
 Mon 25th Nov  - Stanley Bank Meadows, Haydock  --  1 Jack Snipe on meadow between Stanley Bank foot path and East Lancs Road. 
 - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Grey Heron,  1 Mute Swan,  3 Little Grebe,  9 Tufted Duck,  115 Teal,  1 Kingfisher, 1 Buzzard. 
 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Sparrowhawk
 Sat 23rd Nov

 - Eccleston Mere  --  6 Gadwall,  200+ Pink-footed Geese over,  40+ Redwing,  3 Goldcrest,  1 Lesser Redpoll,  20+ Siskin, 
 -        ''           ''     --  1 Willow Tit heard only,     for more info check out the  St Helens Birds and Wildlife Blog 

 Fri 22nd Nov  - Eccleston Mere  --  1 Little Grebe,  7 Gadwall,  10 Tufted Duck,  2 Kingfisher,  1 Grey Wagtail. 
 Thu 21st Nov  - Newton Lake, NLW  --   3 Little Grebe, 1 Mute Swan,  1 male Wigeon,  55 Teal,  11 Tufted Duck.    
 Wed 20th Nov  - Eccleston Mere  --  1 male Goldeneye  1 Grey Wagtail. 
 Tue 19th Nov  - Fir Tree Farm, Kings Moss  --  Geese / Redwings, first fall of snow, read more on the St Helens Birds and Wildlife Blog .
 - Penkford Flash, NLW (viewed from the bridge)  --  2 Grey Heron,  37 Teal. 
 - Pennington Lane going into Earlestown  --  1 Peregrine reported on the electricity pylon. 
 Mon 18th Nov  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  3 Little Grebe, 1 Mute Swan,  17 Canada Geese,  115 Teal,  7 Tufted Duck.  
 - Willow Park, NLW  --  1 Nuthatch. 
 Sat 16th Nov  - Eccleston Mere  --  5 Pochard,  5 Gadwall,  6 Tufted Duck,  1 Snipe,  1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,  1 Grey Wagtail. 
 - Wagon Lane, Sankey Valley -- 1 Grey Heron,  2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Jay,  2 Redwing,  5 Reed Bunting. 
 Thu 14th Nov  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Little Grebe,  2 Grey Heron,  1 Mute Swan,  95 Teal,  11 Tufted Duck. 
 Mon 11th Nov  - Newton Lake, NLW -- 3 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Mute Swan, 13 Canada Geese, 3 Gadwall, 35 Teal, 10 Tufted Duck. 
 - St Peters Church, NLW - car park area --  2 Nuthatch,  1 Treecreeper. 
 Sun 10th Nov  - Wagon Lane, Sankey Valley  --  1 Buzzard,  1 Sparrowhawk,  2 Jay,  2 Willow Tit,  5 Reed Bunting. 
 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  200+ Pink-footed Geese  over at 10.15am. 
 Sat 9th Nov  - Billinge Hill  --  1 buzzard,  1 Kestrel,  1 Sparrowhawk, 16+ Skylark,  1 Goldcrest,  20+ Tree Sparrow,  6 Yellowhammer.
 - Windle Island, East Lancs A580  --  Report of a Merlin seen from the car at 11.45.  St Helens Birds and Wildlife Blog 
 - Dairy Farm Road, Rainford  --  3000 Pink-footed Geese  in the field with the cattle. 
 - Eccleston Mere  --  1 Little Grebe,  1 male Pochard,  6+ Gadwall,  2 Kingfisher,  1 Tawny Owl. 
 - Wagon Lane, Sankey Valley  --  5 Redwing.
 Fri 8th Nov  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit at the feeders.
 Thu 7th Nov  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  5 Little Grebe, 1 Mute Swan,  24 Canada Geese,  75+ Teal,  9 Tufted Duck.  
 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Sparrowhawk - popped home at dinner time and saw it fly off from the fence. 
 - Wagon Lane / Coopers Lane, Sankey Valley  --  2 Common Buzzard,  2 Sparrowhawk.
 Tue 5th Nov

 - Sankey Valley Visitor Centre, Blackbrook  --  1 Peregrine over.
 - Eccleston Mere --  7+ Gadwall,  2 Tufted Duck,  3 Pochard,  1 Kingfisher, 1 Redwing in the hedge + a few more overhead,
 -        ''           ''    --  1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,  Siskin heard flying around -  St Helens Birds and Wildlife Blog  
 - Newton Lake  --  100+ Teal present.

 Mon 4th Nov  - Eccleston Mere  --  2 Tufted Duck,  1 Teal,  2 Kingfisher,  1 Tawny Owl.
 - Newton Lake, NLW  --  4 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Mute Swan, 13 Canada Geese, 41 Teal, 12 Tufted Duck, 1 Kestrel. 
 - Penkford Flash, NLW (viewed from the bridge)  --  2 Teal plus  4 adult Mute Swans on the flash. 
 Sun 3rd Nov  - Eccleston Mere  --  2 Little Grebe,  12 Great Crested Grebe,  6 Teal,  11 Gadwall,  5 Cormorant,  1 Chiffchaff. 
 Sat 2nd Nov  - Eccleston Mere  --  7 Tufted Duck,  5+ Gadwall,  1 Sparrowhawk,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Chiffchaff. 
 Fri 1st Nov  - Penkford Flash, NLW (viewed from the bridge)  --  18 Teal plus  5 adult Mute Swans on the flash. 
 

    

 

 

 

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