Havannah flash

Buzzard 5.
Swallow 2.
Jay 2.
Large amount of wood pigeons in fields.
SteB

Geese

Ten Canada geese spotted over Haydock 7-45am this morning.
Pete Kemp

Buzzard

Spotted three Buzzards this morning soaring overhead, behind Station road Haydock
Pete Kemp

Carr Mill Dam

1 Lesser Whitethroat at 0720 in brambles along the south side of the Goyt inlet; called twice and well seen but elusive.
Derek Evans

Carr Mill Dam

Confirmed breeding of Little Grebe: adult and 2 juveniles viewed from the Arches.
Derek Evans

Moss Lane, Rainford

1 Red-legged Partridge; 13 Lapwing; pair Stock Dove; 160+ Starling; 25+ Tree Sparrow.
Derek Evans

Laffak Pond, Chain Lane

Confirmed breeding this morning of Great Crested Grebe (one adult with one juvenile) and Little Grebe (2 adults and 2 juveniles). Also 6 Tufted Duck - but best were 2 Shoveler in female-type plumage.
Derek Evans

Today

Merton Bank Open Space: 2 Reed Warbler; 1 Sedge Warbler.
St Helens Canal beside St Helens Chamber: 4 Mandarin in female-type plumage.
Derek Evans

Carr Mill Dam

1 Common Sandpiper feeding below the Weir this morning.
Derek Evans