Pinks

Once again two large Skeins of Pinks seen overhead this morning, as I walked through Havannah flash.
Pete Kemp.

Pinks

Three large Skeins of Geese ( several hundred) seen overhead at Havannah flash, this morning, possible Pinks, heading East.
Pete Kemp.

Partridge

Ten Grey Partridge spotted in farmers fields near Havannah flash this morning, also around 100 Pinks overhead.


Carr Mill Dam

Little Gull one winter adult 0850-0915 had apparently moved on by 0930; viewed from the overflow and from the Waterside; bathing, preening and in flight. Also 60+ Black-headed, 8 Common, 2 Herring and 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull.
Derek Evans

Taylor Park Lake

Little Egret one; Muscovy Duck 2; Tufted Duck 19; Pochard one; Shoveler 3; Coot 56; Common Gull one.
Derek Evans



Monday Dec 10th 2018 - 11 am.

Estimated 100 - 120 geese (presumably Pink-footed) flying in a broad, shallow chevron formation across Penny Lane, Collins Green, Burtonwood. Heading north-westerly as if towards the Billinge/Crank/Rainford area..

Graham Mercer

Havannah flash

As always, very quiet on the Flash this morning as I passed through, Sankey canal running very high.
Blackbird.
Jay.
Magpie 
Chaffinch.
Robin.
Carrion crow.
Cormorant 2.
Mute Swan 6, 2 adults 4 large cygnets.
Coot.
Mallard.
Moorhen.
Pete Kemp.

Cooper lane

First light Cooper lane footpath Haydock.
Bullfinch 5.
Blackbird.
Robin
Hedge sparrow
Jay.
Pete Kemp.

Carr Mill Dam

Mute Swan 3 adult, Tufted Duck 4, Teal one, Pochard one. Also Grey Wagtail 2 and single Buzzard, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Coal Tit and Siskin.
Derek Evans