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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 full list of Archives to previous months sightings.

     


 
                      July 2014
      
                                      
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 Mon 21st July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans, 1 Grey Heron,  16 Canada Geese,  1 Tufted Duck,  2 Buzzards,  1 Kingfisher, 
 -       ''         ''        ''     --    1 Grey Wagtail,  15 Swifts over. 
 Sun 20th July  - Billinge area and Red Barn Road -- Tawny Owl heard also Little & Barn Owl reported,  Corn Bunting, Yellowhammer. 
 Thu 17th July  - Newton Lake, NLW - 2 Mute Swans,16 Canada Geese, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Grey Wagtail.
 Wed 16th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  1 Green Sandpiper  reported on St Helens Blog 
 Tue 15th July  - Eccleston Mere  --  2 ad + 6 cynets Mute Swans,  20 Tufted Duck,  91 Coot,  20 Swift,  20 House Martin, 10 Sand Martin, 
 -        ''           ''     --  20 Swallow,  1 Kingfisher,  1 Grey Wagtail,  1 Chiffchaff, -- sightings from  Colins Blog.
 - Eccleston, private garden  --  3 Ravens over. 
 - Linkway Retail Park Ponds  --  1 Grey Heron,  20 Canada Geese.
 Mon 14th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans, 16 Canada Geese,   2 female Tufted Duck. 
 Sat 12th July  - Dairy Farm Road, Rainford  --  17 Curlew in left hand field.  St Helens Blog
 Thu 10th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans, 16 Canada Geese,  1 Buzzard,  1 Green Sandpiper,  1 Grey Wagtail. 
 Tue 8th July  - Dairy Farm Road, Rainford  --  12 Curlew,  1 Corn Bunting.  Tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 - Billinge, private garden  --  1 Crossbill over.   Tweeted on St Helens Blog 
 Mon 7th July  - Newton Lake, NLW  --  2 Mute Swans,  2 Gadwall,  16 Canada Geese, 1 Green Sandpiper. 
 - Eccleston Mere  -- 
2 adult Mute Swans + 6 cygnets,  12 Tufted Duck,  80 Coot,  2 Common Tern. 
 Sun 6th July  - Carr Mill Dam  --  10 Common Sandpipers seen and  photographed .
        

         



 

 

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