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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 
male Pied Flycatcher
Taylor 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 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 --  birdwatchinginsthelens@blueyonder.co.uk  Please could you also forward all your

 bird sightings to Colin Davies at the St Helens Wildlife Recording Group, email --  coldavies2@hotmail.co.uk 

 who will co-ordinate and summarise all the bird records from St Helens and then forward them to the local county recorder.  

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

     


 
                     November 2014
      
                                      
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 Sat 22nd Nov  - Eccleston, private garden  --  2 Goldcrest were flitting around the garden this morning.  -  St Helens Blog  
 Thu 20th Nov  - Esthwaite Avenue, Carr Mill --  private garden 1 Sparrowhawk.  photo
 Wed 19th Nov  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Willow Tit and 1 Coal Tit on the feeders this morning. 
 Tue 18th Nov  - Blindfoot Lane, Railnford  --  2 Ravens in fields   --  Tweet on St Helens Blog  
 Mon 17th Nov  - Inglenook Farm, Rainford bypass  --  3 Curlew  and around 300 Lapwing.   --  Tweet on St Helens Blog  
 Sat 15th Nov  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Willow Tit on the feeders. 
 - Taylor Park  --  family of 7 Mute Swan,  1 Little Grebe,  10-12 Tufted Duck.  --  Tweet on St Helens Blog  
 Fri 14th Nov  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Mute Swan,  40+ Teal,  2 Little Grebe,  4 Tufted Duck also 30 Long-tailed Tits in church yard.
 Thu 13th Nov  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Mute Swan,  24 Teal,  5 Tufted Duck. 
 Wed 12th Nov  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Willow Tit on the feeders. 
 Mon 10th Nov  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Mute Swan, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Canada Goose, 2 Gadwall,  29 Teal, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Wagtail.
 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Willow Tit  present again and 1 Coal Tit on the feeders this morning. 
 Sun 9th Nov  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Willow Tit  photo  and 1 Coal Tit photo  on the feeders this morning. 
 - Moss Lane, Windle  --  1 Kestrel,  10 Redwing,  10 Fieldfare,  1 Meadow Pipit over,  100 Jackdaw,  400 Starling,
 -     ''       ''         ''        --  7 Corn Bunting,  1 Reed Bunting,  1 Tree Sparrow,  8 Yellowhammer. -  St Helens Blog  
 - Eccleston Mere  --  6 Pochard plus Goldeneye reported  --  Tweet on St Helens Blog 
 - Taylor Park  --  2 Pochard reported  --   Tweet on St Helens Blog 
 - Coopers Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  70+ Fieldfare. 
 Sat 8th Nov  - Dairy Farm Road, Rainford  --  1 Kestrel,  200+ Fieldfare.
 - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Willow Tit and 1 Coal Tit on the feeders this morning. 
 Fri 7th Nov  - My Garden, off Wagon Lane, Haydock  --  1 Coal Tit on the feeders this morning.
 Thu 6th Nov  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  3 Little Grebe,  1 Canada Goose,  4 Gadwall,  32 Teal,  3 Tufted Duck. 
 - Grange Valley, Haydock  --  1 Peregrine seen over farmers fields towards Grange Valley.
 Wed 5th Nov  - Sankey Valley, Haydock  --  8 skeins of Pink-footed Geese  over at 7.15am total over 800 plus.
 - Coopers Lane, Haydock, Sankey Valley  --  50 Fieldfare. 
 Tue 4th Nov  - Eccleston Mere  --  1 Mute Swan,  1 Little Grebe,  12 Great Crested Grebe,  1 female Goldeneye,  30 Tufted Duck, 
 -        ''           ''     --  190 Coot,  1 Grey Wagtail.        --  St Helens Blog  
 Mon 3rd Nov  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Mute Swan,  2 Little Grebe,  18 Canada Geese,  21 Teal,  7 Tufted Duck. 
 Sun 2nd Nov  - Moss Lane to Saddlers Lane  --  1 Kestrel,  100+ Fieldfare,  4 Skylark,  15 Linnet. -- St Helens Blog  
 Sat 1st Nov  - Eccleston Mere -- 2 Mute Swan,  35 Tufted Duck,  1 Little Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk, approx 25 Redwing in seperate flocks,
 -        ''           ''     --   1 Grey Wagtail,  1 Coal Tit,  1 Nuthatch.   --  St Helens Blog 
 - Queens Park, town centre  --  20 Fieldfare over this afternoon also 1 Grey Wagtail + a few Redwings. - Colins Blog 
                     

             



 

 

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