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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
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Black Tern 

Eccleston Mere

© Colin Davies

 
Adult Summer Med Gull
Med Gull
 Newton Lake, NLW 
 
Arctic Tern
Arctic Tern

Eccleston Mere

© Paul Brady

 

male Pied Flycatcher 
Pied Flycatcher
male
T
aylor Park
© Damian Pendlebury
 
 
Waxwing
Waxwing
Andover Road
Haydock
 
Bittern at Carr Mill 
Bittern
Carr Mill Dam
© Dennis Eagling 
 
Bittern at Carr Mill 
Bittern
Carr Mill Dam
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Bittern at Carr Mill 
Bittern
Carr Mill Dam
© Dennis Eagling 
 

Juv Arctic Tern
Juv Arctic Tern

Eccleston Mere

 
 
Waxwing 
Waxwing

Napier Close
Town Centre

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  Ring Ouzel

Billinge Hill

 
   
 
 
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Archived Bird Sightings for September 2015

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 Mon 28th Sept  - Billinge and surrounds  --  1 Merlin Skylark and Meadow Pipit also reported - St Helens Blog  
 -       ''        ''         ''        --  Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Redpoll, Siskin plus juv Spotted Flycatcher reported - tweeted on St Helens Blog
 - Moss Farm, Rainford - 6 Corn Buntings flew towards Kings Moss, 5 Grey Partridge in stubble fields - tweeted on St Helens Blog
 Sun 27th Sept  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit on the feeders this afternoon. 
 - Lyme Wood Country Park, Vista Road, Haydock  --  5 Buzzards over all around the same time as yesterday.
 Sat 26th Sept  - Lyme Wood Country Park, Vista Road, Haydock  --  10 Buzzards over all at same time at 10.00am.
 Thu 24th Sept  - Blackbrook, Sankey Valley between Cambourne Pond to East Lancs  --  1 Dipper. 
 - Eccleston Mere  --  150+Coots - tweeted on St Helens Blog  
 Wed 23rd Sept  - Town Centre  --  1 Reed Bunting over the houses.
 Tue 22nd Sept  - Catchdale Moss  --  flock of Pink-footed Geese reported - tweeted on St Helens Blog  
 Mon 21st Sept  - East Lancs east of Game Bird Pub  --  report of the first flock of Pink-footed Geese this morning about 10:30am.
 - Billinge Hill and surrounding fields  --  200+ Linnet,  60+ Goldfinch - tweeted on St Helens Blog  
 Sun 20th Sept  - Sherdley Park -- 1 Osprey over at 1.10pm circling s/east corner of Sherdley Park, a short while later headed off n/east direction.
 Sat 19th Sept  - Billinge Hill  --  1 Red Kite over at 5.10pm - photo
 - Billinge and surrounds -- 3+ Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Grey Wagtail, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 15+ Tree Sparrow - St Helens Blog  
 - Hardshaw Brook Council Depot  - 1 Raven over. 
 Fri 18th Sept  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  5 Swallows thru,  1 Coal Tit on the feeders this morning. 
 Thu 17th Sept  - Newton Lake  --  30+ Teal,  1 Tufted Duck,  1 Buzzard,  2 Swallows high up going thru.
 - Carr Mill Dam  --  10 G.C Grebe,  1 Grey Heron,  1 Kestrel,  1 Buzzard,  6+ Swallows high up passing thru,  2 Grey Wagtail.
 Tue 15th Sept  - Billinge Hill and surrounds  --  c130 Linnet feeding in stubble at top Beacon Rd near Billinge Hill summit, 3 Cormorant over,
 -         ''        ''    ''        ''           --   Wheatear in pony paddocks - tweeted on St Helens Blog  
 - Catchdale Moss Lane - large flock of mixed Canada and feral Barnacle Geese in stubble field - tweeted on St Helens Blog  
 Mon 14th Sept  - Billinge Hill  --  Several Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Whitethroat and Swallow all present this morning - tweeted on St Helens Blog  
 Sat 12th Sept  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  37 Tea  - St Helens Blog  
 Fri 11th Sept  - Billinge Hill  --  Whinchat, Redstart & Peregrine reported this morning - tweeted on St Helens Blog  
 - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Little Grebe,  2 Cormorant, 10 Teal,  23 Canada Geese,  eclipse male Pintail possibly still present.
 Thu 10th Sept  - Billinge Hill and surrounds  --  Redstart and Spotted Flycatcher on and around the hill - Manchester Forum
 Wed 9th Sept  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit on the feeders this morning. 
 - Billinge area  --  1 Redstart this morning near Crookhurst Farm off Rainford Road - tweeted on St Helens Blog  
 Tue 8th Sept  - Inglenook Farm, Rainford  --  5 Siskins over - tweeted on St Helens Blog  
 Mon 7th Sept  - Coach Road, Rainford  -- 47 Curlew in field by railway bridge  - tweeted on St Helens Blog  
 Sun 6th Sept  - Moss Farm, Windle  --  1 Raven sat on electricity pylon - tweeted on St Helens Blog
 Sat 5th Sept  - Newton Lake, NLW  -- 5 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 17 Canada Geese,  9 Gadwall,  8 Teal,  1 Green Sandpiper.
 - Taylor Park  --  1 female Mandarin Duck.   photo tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 - Billinge to Red Barn Lane  --  Wheatear, Whinchat, + a couple of Little Owls around the area - tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 Thu 3rd Sept  - Eccleston Mere  --  4 Mute Swan,  2 Grey Heron,  300 Canada Geese,  140 Coot,  6 G,C Grebe, 18 Tufted Duck,   1 Swallow.
 - Billinge and surrounds  -- 1 Buzzard,  1 Sparrowhawk,  100+ Swallows thru. 
 - Carr Mill Dam --  15 G.C Grebe,  2 Grey Heron,  3 Sand Martin,  50+ Swallow . 
 Wed 2nd Sept  - Billinge and surrounds  --  Chiffchaffs, Goldrest and Blackscap reported +  23 Mistle Thrush - tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 - Windle, Moss Farm  --  20 Tree Sparrows - tweeted on St Helens Blog
 Tue 1st Sept  - Billinge and surrounds  --  No sign of Bonelli's Warbler, tho Redstart, Spotted Flycatcher, Wheatear - Manchester Forum 
              

            

 

 

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