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 Night Heron
Night Heron
Carr Mill Dam
 22nd May 2016
© Derek Williams
 
 
female Black Redstart
Black Redstart
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
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
© Dennis Eagling 
 
Bittern at Carr Mill 
Bittern
Carr Mill Dam
© Dennis Eagling 
 

Juv Arctic Tern
Juv Arctic Tern

Eccleston Mere

 
 
Waxwing 
Waxwing

Napier Close
Town Centre

© Paul Brady

 
 
Ring Ouzel 
  Ring Ouzel

Billinge Hill

 
   
 
 
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 Bird News from around St Helens 

You can contact the Sankey Valley Rangers on 01744 677 772 to report anything unusual

 you can also email me with any bird news of interest to me - Peter at pdl.birder@gmail.com

Click  here  for a full list of Archives to previous months sightings. 

    

   

      



                           September 2017
 
  
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 Wed 20th Sept  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  male Sparrowhawk flew up onto roof of house opposite. 
 - Clock Face  --  2 Ravens to NE of Clock Face in thermal at 11:35 am today. Last seen moving west - tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 - Havannah Flash, Sankey Valley  --  2 Buzzard,  1 Kestrel - St Helens Blog 
 Tue 19th Sept  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  pair of Buzzards soaring high up overhead at dinner time.
 Mon 18th Sept  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  3 Mute Swans,  3 Cormorants - St Helens Blog 
 - Holiday Moss, Rainford  --  2 Snipe on Holiday Moss Rainford tonite - tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 Sun 17th Sept  - Moss Lane, Windle  --  70 to 80 Barnacle Geese (approx) in field adjacent to Moss Lane, Rainford - St Helens Blog 
 - Havannah Flash, Sankey Valley  --  80 Pink-footed Geese over 8-15am, 20 Swallows overSt Helens Blog 
 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  between 60 to 70 Pink-footed Geese going over in south east direction at 8.25am.
 Sat 16th Sept  - Clock Face area  --  Egret sp  flew over at 9:15 am. Ravenhead Business Park pools checked, no sign - tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 - Billinge Hill  --  About 250 Pink-footed Geese flying over Billinge hill at 11am  - posted in the comments section on  St Helens Blog 
 Fri 15th Sept  - Havannah Flash, Sankey Valley  --  20 Pink-footed Geese  over around 11.00am,  2 adult + regular 2 adult & 8 juv Mute Swans.
 - Haydock  --  Approx 80 Pink-footed Geese seen flying over Haydock this morning at 8-15 am heading East - St Helens Blog 
 Thu 14th Sept  - Havannah Flash, Sankey Valley  --  10 Pink-footed Geese seen flying low overhead 8-45am, headings west - St Helens Blog 
 Wed 13th Sept  - Carr Mill Dam  --  23 Great Crested Grebe,  100+ Swallow, 1 Sand MartinSt Helens Blog 
 Tue 12th Sept  - Billinge Hill area  --  60+ Pink-footed Geese over, flew high NE over Higher End at 15:55 today - Manchest er Birding Forum
 Thu 7th Sept  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Buzzard seen over towards Havannah Flash / Sankey Valley,   1 Swallow over.
 Mon 4th Sept  - Newton le Willows  --  Raven in trees behind Bridge Street, Earlestown this morning - Manchester Birding Forum
 Sat 2nd Sept  - Rainford Road up to back end of Billinge Hill area  --  2 Buzzard,  1 Kestrel,  steady flow of Swallows thru 30+.
           

        

 

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