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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

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                          June / July 2017
 
  
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 Thu 20th July  - Havannah Flash, Sankey Valley  --  1 Kestrel,  20+ Swifts thru,  2 Swallows,  1 House Martin,  Sedge & Reed Warblers heard.   
 - Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  2 Swifts over,  2 male Bullfinch.
 Sat 15th July  - Carr Mill Dam  --  3 Grey Heron,  2 Common Sandpiper,  6 Common TernSt Helens Blog 
 Thu 13th July  - Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  1 Buzzard,  1 Jay,  1 Stock Dove,  3 male - 1 female Bullfinch.
 Sat 8th July  - Rainford area  --  1 Little Owl reported - tweeted St Helens Blog 
 - Colliers Moss  --  Water Rail reported - tweeted St Helens Blog 
 Sun 3rd July  - Eccleston Mere  --    37 Mute Swans also 1 Grasshoper Warbler reeling in field next to Eccleston Mere far corner - St Helens Blog 
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 Fri 30th June

 - Moss Bank Road, Carr Mill  --  Hobby still in the area this morning, showing well as it chased a Pied Wagtail - tweeted St Helens Blog 
 Sat 24th June  - Laffak Pond, Chain Lane  --  2 Little Grebe + 5 juveniles - St Helens Blog 
 Fri 23rd June  - Carr Mill Dam  --  1 Common Sandpiper,  1 Willow Tit St Helens Blog 
 Thu 22nd June  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  13 Canada Geese,  3 Lapwing on the mudflats,  1 Green Sandpiper. 
 - Havannah Flash, Sankey Valley  --  1 Grey Heron,  2 ad + 8 Juv Mute Swan,  5 Swallows over,  Sedge & Reed Warblers heard.   
 - Carr Mill Dam  --  2 Common Tern,  1 Swallow over,  1 Grey Wagtail. 
 - Wagon Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  1 Jay,  1 Chiffchaff,  3 Bullfinch.
 Wed 21st June  - Carr Mill Dam  --  1 Hobby still being reported,  50 Swifts over - St Helens Blog 
 Tue 20th June  - Carr Mill Dam  --  1 Hobby  seen along Garswood Old Road at 6.55am - St Helens Blog
 Sun 18th June  - Billinge Hill area  --  1 Med Gull over,  4 Buzzards over - tweeted St Helens Blog 
 Sat 17th June  - Merton Bank Open Space  --  1 Sedge Warbler seen in song,  5 Reed Warbler seen - St Helens Blog 
 - Billinge Hill area  --  2 Kestrel,  1 Oystercatcher over,  Swifts also reported - tweeted St Helens Blog 
           

        

 

 

 

 

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