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 Night Heron
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Carr Mill Dam
 22nd May 2016
© Derek Williams
 
 
female Black Redstart
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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
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Eccleston Mere

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male Pied Flycatcher 
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male
T
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Waxwing
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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
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Juv Arctic Tern
Juv Arctic Tern

Eccleston Mere

 
 
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Waxwing

Napier Close
Town Centre

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Billinge Hill

 
   
 
 
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Archived Bird Sightings for September 2008 

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                                             September 2008 

 

 

 

 
 Tue 30th Sept  --  Nine Arches, NLW  -- Sparrowhawk,  Jay.

                            Penkford Flash, NLW  --  8 Teal. 

 Mon 29th Sept  -- Nine Arches, NLW  --  3 Common Buzzard,  1 Cormorant over,      

                           Penkford Flash, NLW  --  6 Teal.     

                           St Helens town centre  -- Peregrine. 

 Sun 28th Sept  --  Carr Mill Dam  -- 50 + 20 Pink-footed Geese over,  100+ Canada Geese,  100+ Lapwing,  10 Swallow,

                                  ''     ''      ''     --   2 Snipe,  2 House Martin,  2 Siskin,  Reed Bunting,  Nuthatch,  Treecreeper.

                           Sidings Lane  --  20 Pink-footed Geese over,  small groups of Song Thrushes around,  Common Buzzard.

                            Coach Road   --  Large flock of  Curlew still present in fields around the Lodge. 

 Fri 26th Sept   --  Prescot Reservoir (permit only)  --  ad/w Med Gull,  Green Sandpiper,  Common Sandpiper,  4 Snipe, 

                                  ''            ''            --  6 Pochard,  4 Gadwall,  Peregrine,  Raven,  2 House Martin,  6 Swallow,  23 Redwing,  

                                  ''             ''            --  22 Meadow Pipit,  5 Siskin,  3 Bullfinch.

                            Siding Lane, Rainford  --  6 Fieldfare,  3 Swallow,  1 Snipe.

                            Penkford, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  3Common Buzzard.

                            St Helens town centre  -- 2Peregrine. 

 Thu 25th Sept --  Prescot Reservoir (access is by permit only) -- 15 Great Crested Grebe,  10 Little Grebe,  2 Gadwall,   3 Pochard,

                                 ''             ''          --    1  ad/w Yellow-legged Gull, 8 Common Buzzard, 1 Peregrine,  1 Common Sandpiper, 

                                 ''             ''          --   1 Raven,  2 Siskin,  4 Skylark,  50+ Goldfinch,  1 Yellowhammer.

                            Newton Lake, NLW  --  74 Teal,  8 Tufted Duck,  2 Canada Geese,  3 Mute Swans,  Grey Wagtail.

                           Southworth Road, NLW  --  2 Swallows.

                            Park Ave, Haydock  --  2 House Martins still going to nest.

 Wed 24th Sept  -- Carr Mill Dam  -- 6 Swallows,  100+ Lapwing,  Willow Warbler,  Chiffchaff.

                            Howard's Lane  --  4 Tree Sparrow.

                            Green Lane  --  34 Red-legged Partridge.

 Tue 23rd Sept --  Nine Arches, NLW  --  Common Buzzard,  Kestrel,  Grey Wagtail.

                            Southworth Road, NLW  --  1 Swallow.

                            Eccleston Mere  --  21 Pink-footed Geese,  4 Teal.

 Mon 22nd Sept -- Newton Lake, NLW  --  48 Teal,  8 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Wagtail,  1 Little Grebe,  2 Canada Geese.
 Sun 21st Sept  -- Carr Mill Dam  --  80 Canada Geese,  80 Lapwing,  3 Common Gull,  Tufted Duck,  30 Swallows,  2 Kingfisher, 
                               ''     ''       ''    --  Chiffchaff,   Willow Warbler,  Treecreeper,  Willow Tit,  Nuthatch,  Jay,  Yellowhammer.

                            Blindfoot Lane  --  80 Pink-footed Geese.

                           Houghton's Lane  --  Raven,  juv Merlin.

                            Crank Lane  --  30 Rook.

 Sat 20th Sept  --  Old Coach Road  -- 100 Curlew still present in fields,  400 Lapwings,  300 Common Gulls,  2 Common Buzzard.
 Fri 19th Sept  --  Prescot Reservoir -- (permit only) - Marsh Harrier over no.3 res  at 3.30pm, 2 Redstart, 2 Spotted Flycatcher,

                            ''             ''          --   2 Raven,  9 Little Grebe,  4 Snipe,  Wheatear, Redwing,  3 Common Buzzard, 10 G.B.B Gull.

 Thu 18th Sept -- Prescot Reservoir (access is permit only) -- juv Marsh Harrier 9.30 & again 11.30,  2 Peregrine,  3 Sparrowhawk, 

                              ''            ''             --  7  Buzzard,  Kestrel, Stonechat, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper,  Shoveler,

                              ''            ''             --  Spotted Flycatcher,  Wheatear,  Nuthatch,  7 Meadow Pipit,  12 Siskin,  3 Teal. 

 Tue 16th Sept  -- Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Little Grebe,  1 Grey Heron,  2 Canada Geese,  3 Mute Swans,  7 Tufted Duck,  38 Teal.

                          Prescot Reservoir (access is by permit only) --  9 Wigeon.

 Mon 15th Sept  -- Penkford Bridge, NLW  --  Grey Wagtail.
 Sun 14th Sept --  Carr Mill Dam  --  100 Canada Geese, 20 Pink-footed Geese, 13 Tufted Duck, Great Blacked-back Gull, Kingfisher,

                              ''      ''      ''     --    20 Lapwing,  30 Swallow,  Chiffchaff,  Blackcap,  Willow Warbler,  Bullfinch,  Reed Bunting.

 Sat 13th Sept --  St Helens Cricket Club  --  70 Barnacle Geese over ( presumed local feral flock ).

                         Taylor Park  --  3 Common Scoter 2m  1f,  1 Med Gull,  6 Nuthatch family party.

 Fri 12th Sept  --  Dairy Farm Rd  --  13 Snipe.

                          Dairy Farm Rd - Old Coach Rd  --  80+ Curlew

 Thu 11th Sept  -- Penkford, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  4Common Buzzard,  Sparrowhawk,  2 Teal.
 Wed 10th Sept -- Prescot Reservoir (permit only) -- 153 Canada Geese, Common Sandpiper, Green Sandpiper, ad Med Gull.

                                 ''              ''             ''      ''   --    Whinchat,  Swift,  3 Grey Wagtail,  1 White Wagtail.

                          Carr Mill Dam  --  6 House Martin,  2 Mute Swan,  Great Blacked-back Gull.

 Tue 9th Sept  --  Prescot Reservoir (access is permit only) --  Hobby,  Peregrine,  ad Med Gull,  Whinchat.
 Mon 8th Sept  -- Prescot Reservoir (access is by permit only) --  5 Snipe, 1 Knot,  ad Med Gull,  Whinchat,  Spotted Flycatcher.
 Sat 6th Sept  --  Eccleston Mere  --  adult Kittiwake.

                         Bold  --  2 Raven over.

 Fri 5th Sept  --   Prescot Reservoir (access is  permit only) -- Grey Phalarope,  Black-necked Grebe.

                         Eccleston Mere  -- adult Kittiwake.

Thu 4th Sept  -- Prescot Reservoir (access is permit only) -- Grey Phalarope,  Black-necked Grebe,  Redshank,  Dunlin,

                                 ''          ''           --  Med Gull, 1 Greenland Wheatear, 4 Northern Wheatear,  1 Common Tern,  66 Common Gull, 

                                ''          ''           --  5 Siskin,  100+ Goldfinch,  2 Nuthatch,  Kingfisher,  3 Pochard,  7 Little Grebe.

 Wed 3rd Sept -  Prescot Reservoir(permit only) -- ad Black-necked Grebe, Oystercatcher, Redshank, 2 Common Sandpiper,
                              ''          ''       --  Red-breasted Goose, 65 Barnacle Geese, Pochard,  Wheatear, 1 Swift, 3 Sand Martin, Peregrine.

                         Carr Mill Dam  --  3 Teal,  Cormorant,  Willow Tit,  Chiffchaff,  Reed Bunting,  Willow Warbler,  Blackcap, 

                           ''      ''       ''    --   100+ Canada Geese,  100+ House Martins,  50+ Long-tailed Tits.

 Tue 2nd Sept  -- Prescot Reservoir (access is by permit only) --  2 Raven,  ad Med Gull,  ad Black-necked Grebe,  6 Little Grebe, 

                                  ''           ''          --  Green Sandpiper,  2 Common Sandpiper,  2 Wheatear,  2 Sparrowhawk, 4 Gadwall.

                           Penkford Flash, Sankey Valley, NLW  --  1 Green Sandpiper, viewable from Penkford bridge,

                           9 Arches, NLW  --  50+ House Martin,  40+ Swallows.

                           St Helens town centre  --  Peregrine. 

 Mon 1st Sept  --  Newton Lake, NLW  -- 10 Teal, 14 Tufted Duck,  2 Little Grebe,  3 Mute Swans.

                          St Helens town centre  --  Peregrine

 

 

 

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