Geese

Sun 12th Nov.
Again a big movement of Geese  ( Pinks) over Haydock, several large Skeins totaling over 1000 were seen at 7-30am flying West .
Pete Kemp.

Geese

Big movement of Pinks this morning with several large Skeins seen over Haydock as I passed through at 8_30am totaling over 1000, some heading SE others heading W.
Two Cormorants also spotted flying over.
Pete Kemp.

Haydock

Several large Skiens of geese seen over Haydock at 7am, followed by another four large Skeins at around 9-30am several hundred in total, possible Pinks, all heading SE.
Pete Kemp.

Pink-Feet

c4000 Pink-Footed Geese feeding at Crank near The Red Cat today

D Broome

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Hawfinch

A Hawfinch flew north at Billinge at 10:10, over the pines at Higher End, in Wigan at first then down the ridge in to St. Helens territory

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Penketh bridge

Sun 29th Oct.
List of birds observed around the Penketh bridge area 8am.
Teal 6
Cormorant 1
Sparrowhawk 2
Buzzard 5
Kingfisher 1
Reed bunting
Chaffinch
Goldfinch
Redwing
Long tailed tit
Pete Kemp.

Havannah flash

Sun 22nd Oct.
List of birds observed on Havannah flash this morning.
Sparrowhawk 2
Bullfinch 5
Redwing
Fieldfare
Jackdaw 
Mallard
Coot
Mute Swan 10
Magpie
Blackbird
Wood pigeon
Chaffinch
Carrion crow
Plus Grey squirrels.
Pete Kemp.


Havannah flash

Large flocks of Wood pigeon seen flying over first light, heading S E along with very large skein of geese Pinks?
Pete Kemp.

Sighting


Monday October 9th. Skein of geese, almost certainly Pink-footed (saw them only briefly from the house) and around 100 strong, flying quite low over Collins Green (Burtonwood) towards St Helens, 6 pm.

Graham Mercer

Havannah flash

Spotted the following at first light on my way through the flash this morning.
Buzzard 1
Very large number of Crows, Jackdaws, flying over from Buttonwood direction heading North.
Pete Kemp.

Fieldfares

Spotted my first Fieldfares this morning, just three on top of the Hawthorns at the bottom of Cooper lane footpath Haydock, the Hawthorns bushes are bursting with berries.
Pete Kemp.

Waggon lane

Today's sightings off Waggon lane Haydock.
Buzzard 1
Grey partridge 6
Area very quiet.
Pete Kemp.

Havannah flash

Buzzard 2
Kestrel 1
Also one Stoat seen running across Cooper lane footpath.
Pete.

Havannah flash

2 Mute Swans seen taking off from flash.
Plus one other seen flying over heading towards  Newton le Willows.
Also 3 Cormorants seen.
Pete.

Moss Lane

Sunday 17th September, 10.15 am

70/80 Barnacle Geese (approx) in field adjacent to Moss Lane, Rainford.

Graham Mercer



Havannah flash

8-15am.
80+ Pinks over.
20 Swallows over.
3 Cock Pheasant.
1 Brown hawker.
Along Havannah flash this morning.
Pete.

Geese

Approx 80 Pinks seen flying over Haydock this morning at 8-15 am heading East.
Pete.

Havannah flash

Ten Pink footed geese seen flying low overhead 8-45am, headings West.
Pete.

Carr Mill Dam

100+ Swallow, 1 Sand Martin and 23 Great Crested Grebe this morning

St Helens Canal

3 Mandarin along the canal between the World of Glass and the St Helens Chamber buildings this morning. All superficially in 'female-type' plumage but at least one was a drake in eclipse plumage.
Derek Evans

Sankey Valley

1 Tawny Owl at 0720 in the dark and damp Stanley Bank Wood being mobbed by Jay and Blackbird.
Derek Evans

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