Sightings for September 2021

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
21st September
 Lytham MossJay2 Flew towards Queensway 11.20 Ellen Pemberton  
 FleetwoodChiffchaff1 In garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
  Sparrowhawk1femaleIn garden four times and around the area all day so lack of birds    
  Speckled Wood1      
  Small White1      
20th September
 Little SingletonMediterranean Gull54 ad, 2Wincluding yellow AKEH   
 Freckleton Naze PointSpotted Redshank1 Flew over pool calling.  DS  
  Great White Egret2 On river edge    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Bullfinch1 Calling    
  Coal Tit3      
  Long-​tailed Tit13+      
  Chiffchaff7 3 singing, 4 calling .    
  Meadow Pipit20+ Overhead     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull124 On sandbar     
  Great Black-​backed Gull6 On sandbar     
 Marton MereJay1 NW marsh trees to SW scrub TS  
  Willow Warbler1      
  Blackcap2m + 1     
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing    
  Long-​tailed Tit5+      
  Tufted Duck25+      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseJay1 Around NW corner pond TS  
  Collared Dove18 1, 2, 7, 1, 1, 4, 1, 1 over west, 17.40-​55, all towards zoo roundabout area, probable Conifer roost    
  Jackdaw15 Over east    
  Pied Wagtail1 Over NW    
  Tufted Duck4juvs     
  Mute Swan3m, f + juv     
  Little Grebe2ad, juv2 pools    
 Stanley ParkWigeon28   TS  
  Coal Tit2      
 Skippool CreekTeal82   Paul Slade  
  Bar-​tailed Godwit2Juvs     
  Black-​tailed Godwit30      
  Mediterranean Gull3ads     
  Golden Plover33      
  Little Egret21      
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Marton MereBuzzard2 Soaring above embankmentSD346353Joe Makepeace  
 FleetwoodGoldfinch6 In garden Ullswater Avenue on feeders KG  
  Blue Tit1      
  Small Tortoiseshell1 In garden Ullswater Avenue    
  Red Admiral1      
  Small White1      
  Common Blue butterfly1      
  Skylark2 South over garden 10am to 11am    
  Meadow Pipitc10 As above    
  Pink-​footed Goosec42 In 2 skeins south over garden at 10-​10am     
 Wesham MarshWheatear1   a myo  
 Head Dyke LaneWoodpigeon100     
 ScronkeyBlack-​headed Gull500     
 Out RawcliffeBuzzard1 west of Mayfair   
 HambletonCoal Tit3     
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Stake PoolSparrowhawk1male    
 Preesall HillBuzzard1     
 NatebyBuzzard1 to west   
 CockerhamHobby1juvenileWilley LaneSD466523Chris Batty  
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Pied Wagtail3      
  Stock Dove4      
 Warbreck HillPink-​footed Goosec45 S DJM  
  Wigeon2 With pink foot skein     
  Sparrowhawk1 S    
  Grey Heron1 S    
  Goldcrest3+ Gardens at junction of Warbreck Hill Rd & Leys Rd    
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill4   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Spotted Redshank1ad winter     
  Merlin2 one on marsh, one flew over east    
  Grey Wagtail2 over    
  Meadow Pipit20+ over    
  Pink-​footed Goose65 over south    
 Fairhaven BeachPink-​footed Goose40 high moving SE at 08.45 also small skein calling at o8.30 not seen FW  
  Skylark3 moving south at o8.45    
 LythamPink-​footed Goose96 Over South Ric Holmes  
 Great EcclestonCommon Sandpiper3 By river Karl Green  
  Tree Sparrow12 Healthy population in bush by Cartford    
  Canada Goose15      
19th September
 Knott EndBlack-​tailed Godwit5 south of slipway   
  Mute Swan4 flew past    
  Little Egret2      
 Parrox HallBuzzard1     
 FulwoodTawny Owl2 Two Owls calling to each other. One was calling from the trees in the Harris Park, answered by anotherOwl in next door's roof and later our back garden. 00.05 -​00.13 AM jim Clift  
 Pilling MarshPeregrine1   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Pink-​footed Goose73 newly arrived from north    
 CockersandPink-​footed Goose4 over south Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Pink-​footed Goose73 over south, landed Pilling Marsh    
 Conder GreenRuff1 Estuary Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Snipe6 Estuary    
  Black-​tailed Godwit1 Estuary    
  Little Grebe27 Pool    
  Goosander2 pool    
  Snipe1 pool    
  Shoveler1 pool    
 New Ridge FarmLesser Whitethroat1 in garden Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Siskin2 over east    
  Wheatear4 together arounf farm    
  House Sparrow30      
 Fluke HallNuthatch1   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Chaffinch4 over east    
  Grey Wagtail4 3 east, one south    
  Swallow16 light passage south    
  Greenfinch4 over east    
  Meadow Pipit15+ light passage south and east    
 Cocker's DykeLinnet70   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Marton MereWater Rail1 Calling, embankment reeds TS  
  Cetti's Warbler2 Singing    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe4juvs3 pools TS  
  Tufted Duck4juvs     
 Blackpool AirportWheatear9 None this morning but 9 at 6pm RJS  
 Little SingletonMediterranean Gull1Ad    
  Black-​headed Gull1+ including white Darvic TRVX    
 Anchorsholme ParkWheatear3     
 Freckleton MarshGreat White Egret2   DS  
  Little Egret44+      
  Black-​tailed Godwit20      
  Golden Plover30+      
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill7 Possibly more behind the sand bar . DS  
 StanahLapwing60   P Guy  
 Stanley ParkWigeon46   TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
 Knott EndBlack-​tailed Godwit11 13:35-​13:55 Martin  
  Little Egret2      
 Warton BankGreat White Egret2 in channel a myo gw  
 Warton BankMarsh Harrier1adult mfirst full adult male ive seen here in over 40 years of birding a myo gw  
  Spoonbill7 in channel    
  Avocet6 in channel    
  Jay1 calling in orchard    
 Marton MereJay2 NE corner to barn south end trees, to SE marsh trees. Later 1 NW marsh trees TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCetti's Warbler1 Singing, pool east of practice range TS  
 Starr GateShort-​eared Owl1 flew in off the sea 09:45 Frank Bird  
 Knott EndWheatear1 Waterfront railings Martin  
 Knott End Martin  
 Knott End Martin  
18th September
 Lytham QuaysLittle Egret26 Ribble channel FW  
  Spoonbill4 feeding in Ribble main channel at 16.30 -​17.10    
  Curlew2 Lytham Creek    
 Conder GreenSnipe2     
  Black-​tailed Godwit4      
 Blackpool AirportWheatear3   RJS  
  Grey Wagtail4 South 07:30-​09:10    
  Skylark6 South 07:30-​09:10    
  Meadow Pipit19 South 07:30-​09:10    
 Starr GateShelduck21 12 sth. 9 nth. Watch 0700-​1015. L.G.B. J.M.  
  Shoveler2 south.    
  Wigeon125 93 sth. 32 nth.    
  Pintail31 south.    
  Eider2 south.    
  Common Scoter2820 south. 2670 Formby Point during the same period.    
  Red-​breasted Merganser1 south.    
  Red-​throated Diver30 south.    
  Little Egret4 south.    
  Gannet9 south.    
  Bar-​tailed Godwit2 south.    
  Knot160 south.    
  Sanderling10 south.    
  Dunlin12 south.    
  Sandwich Tern43 south.    
  Skylark1 south.    
  Wheatear1 south.    
  Grey Wagtail3 south.    
  Meadow Pipit21 south.    
 Warton BankMarsh Harrier1Adult M .  DS  
  Snipe3 Flushed by the Buzzard.    
 Freckleton MarshWheatear42F,2 Juv  DS  
  Mistle Thrush2      
 Marton MereBittern1 Short flight at east end of north reeds, 18.30. Showed for 7 minutes then flew to central north reeds TS  
  Water Rail1 Calling, embankment reeds    
  Tufted Duck39      
  Cetti's Warbler2 Singing    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseJay1+ South side of green 18, a.m. East side of zoo car park, p.m. TS  
  Swallow25+ Towards dusk    
  Collared Dove2 Over west    
  Tufted Duck4juvs     
  Little Grebe2juvs2 pools    
 Freckleton Naze PointSpotted Redshank1 Flew over river calling. DS  
  Great White Egret4 On opposite side of river .    
  Little Egret50+      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  House Martin10+      
 Freckleton Naze PoolSpotted Redshank6 Feeding together on pool .  DS  
  Green Sandpiper1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit5      
  Greenshank2 Calling    
 Fleetwood Golf CourseWheatear1   DJM  
 Blackpool North ShoreMeadow Pipit1 In off DJM  
 Marton MereJay1 trees between Mere and Lawson's Wetland 09.30 -​09.40 Ellen Pemberton  
  Chiffchaff1 singing NW of Heron Hide 10.45    
  Tufted Duck22      
 Conder GreenTufted Duck36     
 LythamRaven2 Over flying north east Tony King  
 GlassonKingfisher2 In dock JC Wood  
  Tree Sparrow16      
 FleetwoodChiffchaff1 In garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
 Stanley ParkWigeon37   TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
 Marton MerePeregrine1 Dyke pylon TS  
 Lawson WetlandMeadow Pipit1 Up from field north of allotments TS  
  Pheasant1fField north of allotments    
 Wesham MarshMarsh Harrier1Juv / f Mobbed by crows Lee h  
  Long-​tailed Tit14      
  Meadow Pipit30+ Field north of marsh    
 Knott EndChiffchaff2     
17th September
 Knott EndTawny Owl1     
 Marton MereTeal80+   TS  
  Tufted Duck36      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe73 juvs3 pools. 3 ads, ad + 2 juvs, 1 juv (2nd. juv on this pool hasn't shown for 5 days. That would make the current maximum count) TS  
  Tufted Duck4juvs     
 Skippool CreekMediterranean Gull111w, 2w, 9 ads  Paul Slade  
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1Juv     
  Black-​tailed Godwit10      
  hybrid Herring Gull x Lesser Black-​backed Gull2ads     
 Starr GateShelduck26 south. Watch 0645-​1000. L.G.B. M.J.  
  Wigeon64 south.    
  Red-​throated Diver12 south.    
  Gannet21 south.    
  Cormorant49 20 south. 29 nth.    
  Bar-​tailed Godwit4 south.    
  Sanderling29 south.    
  Dunlin33 south.    
  Snipe4 south.    
  Sandwich Tern35 south.    
  Guillemot5 south.    
 Lytham MossPeregrine1AdultFeeding on kill on top of pylon Tony King  
  Sparrowhawk1FemaleOver north    
  Linnet83 adults males 5 fem     
  Great Tit4      
  Blue Tit2      
  Stock Dove3 With ferral and woodies feeding in stubble field    
  Grey Heron2 In ditch    
 Blackpool AirportWheatear5   RJS  
 StainingMediterranean Gull1adFollowing tractor with Black-​Head flock, 1st. field north of lane, east of McColl's shop TS  
  Peregrine1 Pylon north of lane    
  Collared Dove1      
  Tree Sparrow4 Moorsfield Farm    
 Marton MereJay3 North scrubs TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseJay1 Copse by crossing path TS  
  Gadwall2m, fPool east of practice range    
 Fairhaven BeachGrey Plover139   Ric Holmes  
  Bar-​tailed Godwit26      
  Ringed Plover200+      
 Knott EndGreenshank1 All 07:10-​07:30 Martin  
  Black-​tailed Godwit13      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
  Grey Heron1      
  Cormorant1 Fly past     
  Sandwich Tern3 Fly past    
 Knott EndChiffchaff1     
  Common Scoter11 flew west    
16th September
 Pilling LaneWheatear1     
  Little Egret1      
 Ream HillsLittle Grebe1     
  Mute Swan8Pr, 6 juvs     
 Marton MereGreat Black-​backed Gull1Ad    
 Lytham HallLittle Egret53 1900-​1930hrs count coming into roost from estuary over Forest Drive North towards Lytham Hall Ric Holmes  
 Marton MereLittle Owl1 Small barn roof TS  
  Buzzard1 Over east fields    
  Stock Dove6 Barn roof    
  Pheasant14 East fields    
  Water Rail2 Crossed the channels -​ FBC hide    
  Cetti's Warbler2 Singing    
  Tufted Duck32      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseJay1 Trees at south side of green 18 TS  
  Sparrowhawk1 SW area    
  Tufted Duck4juvs     
  Little Grebe52 juvs3 pools. 3 ads, juv, juv    
 Skippool CreekMediterranean Gull141w, 2 x 2w, 11 ads  Paul Slade  
  Black-​tailed Godwit4      
 Lytham QuaysLittle Egret73 By Ribble channel M Jones  
  Great White Egret2      
  Grey Heron13      
 FulwoodRobin1 First Autumnal song of the Robin in the garden jim Clift  
  Dunnock2 In our garden    
  Goldcrest1 Coming down to a water feature on the flat garage roof.    
  Magpie4 Drinking together on the garage roof.    
  Woodpigeon2 In the front garden    
 FreckletonJay5 Lund Way -​ group of five moving South West Michelle Walker  
 Lytham HallJay3   AA  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Long-​tailed Tit9      
  Painted Lady1      
  Small Tortoiseshell5      
  Small White20+      
  Speckled Wood50+      
  Green-​veined White3      
 Lytham JettyGreat White Egret1   AA  
  Little Egret17      
  Grey Heron8      
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkWhinchat1 Mid afternoon. Barry Dyson  
 Starr GateShelduck22 south. Watch 0645-​1000. A.A.L.G.B.M.J.S.S.  
  Red-​breasted Merganser1 north.    
  Red-​throated Diver17 south.    
  Gannet3 north.    
  Cormorant48 11 sth. 37 nth.    
  Sandwich Tern22 south.    
 Knott EndMediterranean Gull33 adults    
  Black-​headed Gull500      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Grey Heron5      
  Little Egret3      
  Black-​tailed Godwit10      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit2      
  Greylag Goose105 Preesall Sands    
15th September
 Starr GateShelduck2 south. Watch 0645-​1000. L.G.B.  
  Eider5 south.    
  Common Scoter5000 inshore    
  Red-​throated Diver9 south.    
  Gannet2 south.    
  Cormorant61 31 sth. 30nth.    
  Sandwich Tern92 south.    
  Swallow2 south.    
  Wheatear2 on the sea wall.    
  Grey Wagtail3 south.    
 Pilling LaneMarsh Harrier1juvover sea wall at Beach Road then moved south Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Sparrowhawk1femaleBeach Road    
 Fleetwood FerryBarnacle Goose5 S down Wyre estuary DH  
  Buzzard6 S down Wyre estuary    
 Rossall BeachShag1 roosting SD309466DH  
  Red-​throated Diver1 feedingSD307471   
  Wheatear7 rock armour    
  Meadow Pipit20 SE    
  Swallow40 SE    
  Sand Martin1 SE    
 Myerscough QuarryLittle Grebe21     
  Tufted Duck4      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseJay1 Waste compound/NW pit TS  
  Tufted Duck4juvs     
  Little Grebe3adsCentral pool    
 Marton MereTeal30+   TS  
  Tufted Duck30+      
  Water Rail1 Calling, Channel reeds -​ FBC hide    
  Buzzard1 Over east fields    
  Cetti's Warbler2 Singing    
  Swallow50+ Over the mere/east fields, a.m.    
 Fairhaven BeachYellow Wagtail1   AA  
  Mistle Thrush3 In off    
  Pied Wagtail7      
  Grey Heron2      
  Little Egret2      
  Migrant Hawker1      
  Small Tortoiseshell2      
 Lytham MossChiffchaff2 Singing from hedgerow and trees West Moss Lane near Coppice Farm John Lees  
 Warton BankWheatear4   a myo gw  
  Marsh Harrier1      
  Spoonbill2 in flight only    
 Wesham MarshWheatear6 too east of marsh a myo  
 Marton MereJay3 NW scrub/north central scrub TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Over north scrubs    
  Whitethroat3 North scrubs    
 Lawson WetlandWhitethroat1   TS  
  Reed Bunting3      
 Stanley ParkWigeon16   TS  
  Chiffchaff1 Singing    
 Rossall PointOystercatcher70+ Some on golf course then on beach KG  
  Ringed Plover25+      
  Arctic Tern1 Going south    
  Meadow Pipit30+      
  Wheatear1maleOn beach    
  Pied Wagtail8      
  Peregrine1 Came in off sea     
 Knott EndGrey Heron5 06:50-​07:15 Martin  
  Black-​tailed Godwit4      
14th September
 Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf CourseGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 Calling  FW  
 Poulton-le-FyldeBuzzard5 Over Oldfield Carr Barry Dyson  
  Brown Hawker1 Old Field Carr    
  Migrant Hawker4 Old Field Carr.    
  Red Admiral1 Old Field Carr    
  Comma1 Old Field Carr    
  Speckled Wood4 Old Field Carr    
 Ingol Village GreenRing-​necked Parakeet3   Steve Swift  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Bullfinch1mFeeders Higher Greenfield    
  Nuthatch1 Feeders Higher Greenfield    
  Long-​tailed Tit10 Feeders Higher Greenfield    
 Marton MereBittern1 Called in low flight east to back of reed clump by channels -​ FBC hide TS  
  Buzzard3 Circled high over the mere    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing    
  Starling2000+ By 19.00    
  Swallow60+ Over east fields    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseJay1 Copse, NW end TS  
  Tufted Duck4juvs3/4 fully grown, but a 2nd. lost    
  Little Grebe41 juv2 pools -​ 3 ads, juv    
 Fairhaven DunesWheatear2   Carol J  
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill6   Carol J  
  Marsh Harrier1f     
  Kestrel1 mobbing harrier    
 Blackpool AirportWheatear3   RJS  
  Grey Plover4 South 12:00-​13:10    
  Skylark47 South 12:00-​13:10    
  Grey Wagtail6 South 12:00-​13:10    
  Meadow Pipit19 South 12:00-​13:10    
  Snipe3 South 12:00-​13:10    
  Swallow21 South 12:00-​13:10    
  House Martin4 South 12:00-​13:10    
 Rossall SchoolWheatear1 Along the wall KG  
  Swallowc15 Feeding over beach and moving south    
 FleetwoodWhitethroat1 In garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
 Wesham MarshWheatear4 fence line and gravel track to east of marsh a myo  
  Lesser Whitethroat1      
 Knott EndSpotted Flycatcher1 back garden of 71 Coniston Avenue   
 Stanley ParkWigeon14   TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet2 East over north lake    
  Swallow22 Over Model Village area    
 Salisbury WoodlandCollared Dove1   TS  
 Louie Horrocks Recreation GroundGreat Spotted Woodpecker1   RJS  
  Blue Tit5      
  Great Tit2      
13th September
 Pilling LaneCoal Tit1 Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Pink-​footed Goose10 flew south     
 Shard BridgeLapwing45     
 StalmineLong-​tailed Tit1     
 Knott EndKestrel1male    
  Pink-​footed Goose12 flew south    
  Little Egret3      
 Conder GreenSpotted Redshank2 Pool RJS  
  Greenshank11 6 pool 5 creek    
  Little Grebe24 Pool & creek    
  Wigeon28 Pool    
  Tufted Duck20 Pool    
  Black-​tailed Godwit2 Pool    
  Snipe6 Creek    
  Teal46 Creek    
  Redshank26 Pool    
  Ruff2 Photographer showed me pic from creek    
  Tawny Owl2 Garden near creek     
 Shard BridgeGreenshank3     
  Mediterranean Gull3Ads     
  Black-​tailed Godwit3      
  Little Egret21      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2Ads     
 Marton MereLittle Grebe1   TS  
  Tufted Duck32      
  Snipe1 Over    
  Blackcap1mNE scrub    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe2ad, juv2 pools TS  
  Tufted Duck5juvs     
 Fairhaven BeachWheatear3   Ric Holmes & AA  
  Black-​headed Gull690+      
  Ringed Plover13      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull16      
  Grey Plover133      
 Thornton ICI ReservoirLittle Grebe5   Carol J  
  Tufted Duck4      
  Mute Swan2      
  Little Egret6 on estuary    
 Knott EndBar-​tailed Godwit3 5pm Martin  
  Little Egret1      
 Blackpool South ShoreGoldfinch3410 AdGarden feedersSD313332Joe Makepeace  
 BallamSwallow3  SD364288Joe Makepeace  
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill12 feeding in channel this morning Frank Bird  
 Rossall SchoolWheatear2 All records from 2pm to 2.45pm KG  
  Swallowc50 Feeding and drifting south    
  Turnstonec100 On stone groynes     
  Grey Seal1 There all the time just off shore    
 Marton MereJay1 North central scrub TS  
12th September
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill14 per whatsapp group Steph  
 Pilling LanePink-​footed Goose14 flew south in off the bay at 0700 hrs Paul Ellis  
  Long-​tailed Tit9 flock at Beach Road    
  Chiffchaff1 Beach Road    
  Golden Plover24 beach off Beach Road    
 Knott EndSwallow28 south end of Hackensall Road   
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Little Egret2      
 Hackensall HallGreat Spotted Woodpecker1     
 Poulton-le-FyldeSparrowhawk1 Ash Drive   
 Conder GreenKingfisher1 pool Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Wigeon41 pool    
  Little Grebe18 pool    
  Snipe9 estuary    
  Black-​tailed Godwit5 estuary    
  Goldfinch35 pool    
 GlassonMediterranean Gull2adsLune NE of Glasson Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Avocet2 Lune NE of Glasson    
  Greenshank2 Lune NE of Glasson    
 Barnaby's SandsTeal105   P Slade / P Ellis / WeBS  
  Little Egret15      
  Herring Gull90      
 Agglebys PitMoorhen2   P Slade / P Ellis / WeBS  
  Greylag Goose2      
  Meadow Pipit1      
  Grey Wagtail1 over    
 Arm HillRedshank395   P Slade / P Ellis / WeBS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Grey Heron2      
  Common Gull2      
  Black-​headed Gull13      
  Herring Gull7      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull7      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Little Egret5      
 Fleetwood MarshRedshank147   P Slade / P Ellis / WeBS  
  Grey Heron13      
  Black-​headed Gull62      
  Little Egret2      
  Herring Gull37      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Mute Swan1      
 Wardley's CreekKnot1   P Slade / P Ellis / WeBS  
  Great Black-​backed Gull7      
  Black-​headed Gull192      
  Herring Gull12      
  Grey Heron6      
  Mediterranean Gull41w, 3 ads     
  Little Egret10      
  Black-​tailed Godwit6      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull55      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Grey Wagtail5 over south    
  Mute Swan9inc 6 yng on pond     
  Ringed Plover6      
 Shard BridgeMediterranean Gull4ads  P Slade / P Ellis / WeBS  
  Black-​headed Gull73      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull16      
  Herring Gull2      
  Grey Heron4      
  Little Egret4      
  Coal Tit1      
 Skippool CreekMediterranean Gull6ads  P Slade / P Ellis / WeBS  
  Black-​headed Gull318      
  Common Gull9      
  Herring Gull34      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull46      
  Golden Plover53      
  Grey Heron3      
  Little Egret10      
  Black-​tailed Godwit6      
  Coal Tit1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Ramper PotRedshank91   P Slade / P Ellis / WeBS  
  Grey Heron2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit13      
  Black-​headed Gull131      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull17      
  Little Egret10      
  Reed Bunting1      
  Coal Tit1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
 St Annes BeachStarling205 Roosting on main pier buildingSD318286Joe Makepeace  
 St Annes BeachSanderling2385 WeBS count, some disturbance due to jetski activitySD32EJoe Makepeace  
  Oystercatcher94 boat launches, planes and many dog walkersSD32E   
  Dunlin61  SD32E   
  Knot12  SD32E   
  Grey Plover56  SD32E   
  Golden Plover10  SD32E   
  Bar-​tailed Godwit2Juv SD32E   
  Ringed Plover48  SD32E   
  Redshank11 All waders mid-​point SD32E   
  Cormorant46 +67 South of areaSD32E   
  Black-​headed Gull118  SD33ASD32E   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull21  SD33ASD32E   
  Herring Gull49  SD33ASD32E   
  Common Gull11  SD33ASD32E   
  Sandwich Tern48  SD32E   
  Carrion Crow8  SD33ASD32E   
  Collared Dove2  SD32E   
  Pied Wagtail5 Starr Gate localsSD33A   
  Great Black-​backed Gull9  SD32E   
 MythopStonechat2 field west of railway Frank Bird  
  Jay1 field west of railway    
 Blackpool AirportWhinchat1   RJS  
 Marton MerePintail32 20 north over the mere, 18.45. 12 circling lower for 10 minutes, then flew north, 18.55 TS  
  Tufted Duck39      
  Buzzard1 Over Gipsy Hole Wood    
  Cetti's Warbler3 Singing    
  Swallow60+ Over east fields, 18.10    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe42 juvs2 pools. 2 ads, 2 juvs TS  
  Tufted Duck5juvs     
  Sparrowhawk2m, fMale -​ west side, female -​ south end    
 Starr GateShelduck12 1sth. 11nth. Watch 0630-​1000. L.G.B. S.C. J.M.  
  Teal1 south.    
  Common Scoter1448 south.    
  Red-​throated Diver4 3 sth. 1 nth.    
  Gannet1 north.    
  Cormorant60 37 sth. 27 nth.    
  Sandwich Tern33      
  Puffin1 south.    
  Grey Wagtail24 south.    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail16 south.    
  Meadow Pipit11 south.    
  Siskin1 south.    
 Church ScarGrey Heron6 WeBS count, some disturbance due to jetski activity  Ric Holmes & AA WeBS  
  Little Egret34      
  Turnstone360 Disturbed from roost on boats by jetski activity, separate report submitted    
  Ringed Plover150+      
 Lytham QuaysGreenshank2 1-​creek 1-​new pool created by wildfowlers RH, IW, AA WeBS  
  Shelduck730 Mudflats West of creek entrance    
  Marsh Harrier1      
  Spoonbill12 Great views in flight and feeding in channel    
  Eider25 Channel    
  Little Egret19      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Over South     
 Marton MereJay1 NW scrub 13.30 -​ 13.40 Ellen Pemberton  
  Blackcap1femaleWoodland Watch 14.20    
  Stock Dove3 barn roof    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Water Rail1 heard from NW platform    
  Tufted Duck20+      
 Carr House Green CommonWillow Tit1 south of road in tit flock SD  
 Myerscough QuarryShoveler4     
  Little Grebe13      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Mute Swan2      
  Grey Heron3      
  Tufted Duck2      
 Salisbury WoodlandStock Dove1   TS  
 Stanley ParkWigeon8   TS  
  Mallard6+f + 5 juvs     
  Song Thrush1      
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundWheatear1 Flew NE over the old tip road from top path by Wetlands TS  
 Marton MereJay1 Flew from NW marsh trees to NW scrub Poplars TS  
  Weasel1 Crossed north side path    
 StainingJay1 Low west over Mere View Lane TS  
  Peregrine2 Pylons north of lane, east of McColl's shop    
  Common Gull5ads     
  Collared Dove3      
  Cormorant1 North over 4 Seasons Fishery    
 Little SingletonMediterranean Gull1Ad    
 Skippool CreekMediterranean Gull4Ads    
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Mute Swan1      
  Carrion Crow55      
11th September
 St AnnesShelduck18 Casual obs from Beach hut #18 1100-​2000SD321281Joe Makepeace  
  Cormorant141  SD321281   
  Knot205  SD321281   
  Dunlin84  SD321281   
  Lapwing36  SD321281   
  Sanderling570  SD321281   
  Sandwich Tern21  SD321281   
  Black-​headed Gull305  SD321281   
  Herring Gull91  SD321281   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull55  SD321281   
  Great Black-​backed Gull9  SD321281   
  Mute Swan1 ChannelSD321281   
  Ringed Plover11  SD321281   
  Oystercatcher360  SD321281   
  Grey Wagtail3 Over SouthSD321281   
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail2 Over SouthSD321281   
  Pink-​footed Goose28 South side of channel towards Hesketh at 19:30SD321281   
 Poulton-le-FyldeMistle Thrush7 Garstang Road East cemeterySD363392Barry Dyson  
 Starr GatePale-​bellied Brent Goose2 south. Watch 0630-​1000. L.G.B. S.C. J.M. S.S.  
  Common Scoter798 south.    
  Gannet4 1 sth. 3 nth.    
  Cormorant60 19 sth. 41 nth.    
  Dunlin7 south.    
  Sandwich Tern21      
 Knott EndLittle Egret1     
 Cocker's DykeLittle Egret1     
  Golden Plover1      
 Pilling LaneWheatear3     
  Little Egret2      
 Carr House Green CommonSpotted Flycatcher1 In trees in sw corner of common this evening   
  Willow Warbler1+      
  Long-​tailed Tit10      
  Grey Wagtail1 flew west    
 Cockerham QuarryEgyptian Goose6     
 WartonBullfinch21 No Pair On garden feeder -​ last record Spring 2020 so not resident  Michelle Walker  
 Freckleton Naze PoolSpotted Redshank3   Ian Walker  
  Green Sandpiper2      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe63 juvs4 pools. 2 ads, ad, 2 juvs, juv TS  
  Tufted Duck5juvs     
  Mute Swan32 ads + juv     
 Marton MereCormorant2   TS  
  Tufted Duck32      
  Common Gull3ads     
  Cetti's Warbler2 Singing    
 Fairhaven DunesStonechat1JUV  AA  
  Meadow Pipit4      
  Emperor dragonfly1      
  Migrant Hawker2      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseJay1+ NW pit/waste compound. 13 minutes later 1 south of NW corner pond TS  
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill9 Other side of the estuary, can be hidden by channel wall Brian Holmes  
 Cocker's DykeLittle Egret2     
  Great Black-​backed Gull13      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull7      
  Common Gull12      
  Black-​headed Gull40      
  Herring Gull2      
10th September
 Fairhaven LakeYellow Wagtail2 top end of lake on marsh Jo Taylor  
 Pilling LaneChiffchaff1 Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Swallow50 on wires Beach Road    
 Pilling LaneWheatear2     
  Greylag Goose28 Preesall Sands    
 MartonGreenfinch2m/fRosefinch Way garden NJL  
  Blue Tit3 Rosefinch Way garden    
  Great Tit2 Rosefinch Way garden    
  Long-​tailed Tit5+ Rosefinch Way garden    
  Reed Bunting2mRosefinch Way garden    
  Blackbird1 Rosefinch Way garden    
  Sparrowhawk1 Over    
  Small White3 Rosefinch Way garden    
  Small Tortoiseshell2 Rosefinch Way garden    
  Brown Hawker1 Rosefinch Way garden    
  Emperor dragonfly2 Rosefinch Way garden    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseWheatear1 Practice field TS  
  Sparrowhawk1fWest side    
  Tufted Duck65 juvs, m     
  Little Grebe31 juv2 pools. 2 ads, juv    
 Marton MereTeal35+   TS  
  Tufted Duck32      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Over north scrubs    
  Linnet6 To roost, Apple trees near tool sheds    
  Blackcap31mWest of NW gate    
  Long-​tailed Tit5+      
  Snipe1 Circling over the island     
 Louie Horrocks Recreation GroundChiffchaff1   RJS  
 Rossall BeachMediterranean Gull1 Over beach by Rossall school field at 3 pm F Roe & D Moreton  
 Rossall SchoolOsprey2 1 over beach and 1 over school field at 2.10  F Roe & D Moreton  
 Wesham MarshStonechat1juvnot same bird as the one thats been her e the last month a myo  
 Granny's BayYellow Wagtail2 Watched as tide came in along new coastal defences   
 Knott EndSpotted Flycatcher1 back garden of 71 Coniston Avenue   
  Little Egret2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull8      
  Common Gull15      
  Black-​headed Gull20      
  Herring Gull2      
  Golden Plover1      
  Sandwich Tern1      
  Mute Swan1immature     
9th September
 Pilling LaneWheatear10 sea wall Beach Road to Fluke Hall P Ellis / D Hall  
  Swallow60 on wires Beach Road    
  House Martin5 on wires Beach Road    
 Ridge FarmWhitethroat3   P  
  Snipe1 over south    
  Tree Sparrow25      
 Fluke HallNuthatch1   P Ellis / D Hall  
  Grey Plover97      
 Cocker's DykeMediterranean Gull5adults  P Ellis / D Hall  
  Stock Dove3      
 Newton MarshMistle Thrush26 Autumn Dispersal -​ all birds on power cables adj tip entrance Ian Walker  
 Freckleton Naze PointSpotted Redshank1JuvFlushed from the creek calling . DS  
  Great White Egret1 On river edge    
  Pintail52 On river    
  Coal Tit2 In tit flock    
  Bullfinch2 Heard .    
  Green Sandpiper2 Heard only    
  Greenshank2 Heard only    
  House Martin14      
  Sand Martin2      
 Lytham JettyLittle Egret32     
  Great Black-​backed Gull23      
  Grey Heron5      
  Meadow Pipit9      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSpotted Flycatcher1 Waste compound TS  
  Whitethroat4 Waste compound    
  Blackcap31mWaste compound    
  Willow Warbler1 Waste compound    
  Dunnock4 Waste compound    
  Robin2 Waste compound    
  Wren1 Waste compound    
  Long-​tailed Tit2 Waste compound    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Trees by pool next to compound    
  Sparrowhawk1fWest side    
  Tufted Duck5juvs     
  Little Grebe43 juvs3 pools. 2 juvs, juv, ad    
 Marton MereReed Warbler1 Embankment reeds TS  
  Cetti's Warbler1 Reeds by channels -​ FBC hide    
 Marton MereGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 In willow by scrape MM Volunteers  
  Sparrowhawk1 Scrape    
  Snipe3 Flushed on scrape    
  Mute Swan62a/4juv     
  Canada Goose9 7 over    
  Tufted Duck41      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull5      
  Grey Heron1      
  Emperor dragonfly6+      
  Brown Hawker2      
  Common Darter2      
  Small White2 MM Vols cabins    
  Small Tortoiseshell2 MM Vols cabins    
  Red Admiral1 MM Vols cabins    
 Stanley ParkWigeon14   TS  
 Salisbury WoodlandNuthatch1   TS  
 Skippool CreekMediterranean Gull2AdsIncluding yellow AKEH again   
  Black-​headed Gull1+ including Polish white TKVX    
  Little Egret47      
 Wesham MarshWhinchat1juvprobably a different bird than the last two a myo  
 Marton MereWater Rail2 1 heard, 1 seen. FBC hide E J. ,M J.  
 Blackpool AirportMeadow Pipit14 Grounded RJS  
 Blackpool Pleasure BeachGoldcrest1 Railway bushes RJS  
  Greenfinch16 Railway bushes    
  Blackbird7 Railway bushes    
  Robin2 Railway bushes    
 Watson Road ParkRobin4   RJS  
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Long-​tailed Tit12      
 Louie Horrocks Recreation GroundPied Flycatcher1 West side then SW corner into garden RJS  
 Knott EndLittle Egret19 Estuary mouth end of ferry slip DB  
  Curlew42  ditto    
  Grey Heron2  ditto     
  Eider1Juv MRiver Wyre     
  Oystercatcher800 Flying up river on rising tide     
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1 Left to E DJM  
8th September
 Knott EndSandwich Tern25     
  Little Egret2      
 Marton MereWigeon9 Circling over TS  
  Tufted Duck20+      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe32 juvs2 pools. Ad, 2 juvs TS  
  Mute Swan32 ads + juv     
  Tufted Duck5juvs     
  Sparrowhawk1fOver NW corner pond    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Over NW pit    
 Starr GateCanada Goose1 south. Watch 0615-​10000 L.G.B. S.C.  
  Mute Swan2 north.    
  Red-​breasted Merganser2 north.    
  Red-​throated Diver6 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe3 south.    
  Cormorant50 19 sth. 31 nth.    
  Sandwich Tern300 on the beach.    
  Sand Martin2 south.    
  Swallow15 south.    
  Grey Wagtail16 south.    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail19 south.    
 WeetonGreen Sandpiper2 floodSD388337Frank Bird  
  Black-​tailed Godwit21  SD388337   
 MythopWhinchat1 field west of railway Frank Bird  
 Marton MereLittle Egret1 Circled round then flew south TS  
  Cormorant2 Over NW    
  Mute Swan72 ads + 5 juvsIsland bank    
  Snipe4 Up from island reeds    
  Long-​tailed Tit10+ North central scrub    
  Blackcap5+2+ mNorth central scrub    
  Whitethroat2 North scrubs    
  Sand Martin3 Over south    
  Swallow13 Over south    
 Stanley ParkWigeon14   TS  
7th September
 Pilling LaneNuthatch2 flew into gardens on Beach Road from the south giving thin pipit like flight calls Paul Ellis  
  Buzzard1 Beach Road    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Beach Road    
  Chiffchaff1 Beach Road    
  Grey Wagtail11st wpond Beach Road    
  Meadow Pipit2 over Beach Road    
 Skippool CreekMediterranean Gull92w, 8 adsinc ad German yellow ringed AKEH, ringed as an adult in May this year Paul Slade  
  Swallow200+ at dusk    
 Rossall PointRinged Plover103   Barry Dyson  
  Sandwich Tern8 South    
 Marton MereLittle Owl1 Small barn roof TS  
  Sparrowhawk2m, f     
  Tufted Duck23+      
  Cetti's Warbler2 Singing    
  Whitethroat3 North scrubs    
  Chiffchaff4 North scrubs    
  Swallow75+ At 19.30    
  Starling750+ By 19.15    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe64 juvs3 pools. 2 ads, 2 juvs, 2 juvs TS  
  Tufted Duck5juvsFemale not always present lately. Flown to Marton Mere a couple of times    
  Mallard3f + juv, m     
  Mute Swan32 ads + juvNot seen the other 2 ads & juv since Sept. 2. Don't think the juv was capable of flight yet?    
 MythopWhinchat2 1 still field west of railway, 1 still Mythop Grange Frank Bird  
  Stonechat2 field west of railway    
 Knott EndPink-​footed Goose18 Landed on beach at dusk.  DB  
 CatforthGreen Sandpiper1 Flew NE over School Lane calling    
 Starr GateRed-​breasted Merganser1 south. Watch 0630-​0915 L.G.B. S.C.  
  Sandwich Tern410 roosting on the beach.    
  Wheatear2 on the sea wall.    
  Grey Wagtail7 south.    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail6 south.    
 FleetwoodGoldfinch14 In garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
  Willow Warbler1      
 Marton MereMediterranean Gull1adCircled over FBC hide then flew NE, 10.40 TS  
  Bittern1 Flew up from edge of channel in front of FBC hide, and short flight round the reeds to the west, 10.45    
 Stanley ParkWigeon21   DJM  
 Knott EndSandwich Tern90     
6th September
 Skippool CreekMediterranean Gull118 ads, 2W, 1W  SD / PGS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe3ad, 2 juvs3 pools TS  
  Tufted Duck6f + 5 juvs     
  Mallard3f + juv, m     
  Buzzard1 Over NW corner    
  Stock Dove1 West side    
 Staining NookHouse Martin2 To the east TS  
 Marton MereTeal25+   TS  
  Tufted Duck23+      
  Sparrowhawk1mLow, NE corner    
  Cetti's Warbler2 Singing    
 Stanley ParkWigeon20   TS  
 Starr GateShelduck10 4 sth. 6 nth. Watch 0630-​0930. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Wigeon12 2 sth. 10 nth.    
  Pintail3 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe1 north.    
  Gannet16 2 sth. 14 nth.    
  Cormorant54 26 sth. 28 nth.    
  Sandwich Tern450 roosting on the beach.    
  Arctic Skua1 pale morph north.    
  Razorbill1 south.    
 BryningTree Sparrow126 Cartmell Lane/Bryning Hall lane Jct RJS  
 BallamKestrel2Juvs  RJS  
 Lytham QuaysMarsh Harrier1Imm female  RJS  
  Grey Heron5      
 Church ScarCurlew Sandpiper2Juv  RJS  
  Little Stint1Ad     
  Great White Egret1 Flew NW along the coast     
 FleetwoodGoldfinch14 In garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
  Sparrowhawk1 In garden and has been in or over the garden daily since August18th    
  Small White3      
  Small Copper1      
  Small Tortoiseshell3      
 Rossall SchoolKestrel1 On school roof KG  
  Common Scoter1maleClose into shore at high tide    
  Sandwich Tern9 South at high tide    
  Cormorant11 South at high tide    
  Turnstone56+ North along the boulders    
 Fairhaven DunesWheatear2Adult males  Tony King  
  Meadow Pipit3      
 MythopWhinchat2juvs1 field west of railway, 1 Mythop Grange Frank Bird  
  Stonechat1juvfield west of railway    
 Wesham MarshWhinchat2juvsnow 2 at pm together with juv stonechat a myo lee h  
 Wardley's CreekMediterranean Gull3adsinc yellow ringed bird too far to read Paul Slade  
 Skippool CreekCurlew Sandpiper1juv  Paul Slade  
  Black-​tailed Godwit12      
  Mediterranean Gull3ads     
  Golden Plover97      
  Ringed Plover10      
  hybrid Herring Gull x Lesser Black-​backed Gull1ad     
 Knott EndSandwich Tern307     
  Ringed Plover1      
  Black-​headed Gull150      
 Cocker's DykeKestrel1 Cocker's Dyke Houses   
  Great Black-​backed Gull1juvenile     
 StainingPeregrine2 First 2 pylons north of lane, east of McColl's shop. 1 with prey. TS  
  Lapwing65+ Over fields south of Clinkum Wood    
  Collared Dove49 Wires, Staining Hall Farm    
  Tree Sparrow1 Moorsfield Farm    
 Wesham MarshWhinchat1juvwith stonechat at 09,00 hrs a myo  
 Church ScarLittle Stint1Ad  AA MJ FW M&PS  
  Curlew Sandpiper2      
 Little PlumptonJay2 Moss House Lane, Little PlumptonSD362327Joe Makepeace  
 Louie Horrocks Recreation GroundChiffchaff2   RJS  
  Coal Tit1      
  Long-​tailed Tit7      
  Great Tit7      
  Collared Dove12      
5th September
 Shard BridgeCurlew Sandpiper2 between bridge and Skippool Mark Farrar  
 Freckleton Naze PointRed Kite1 Filmed flying down river towards the sea 3pm Mila Harrison  
 PreesallHouse Martin6     
 Knott EndRook60     
 Preesall FlashesStarling3000 roost   
  Greylag Goose165      
 The HeadsKestrel1malenorth side   
 Agglebys PitGreylag Goose150     
  Buzzard2 to south    
 Pilling LaneBlackbird13 in one garden Beach Road Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Starr GateSanderling42  SD3031Joe Makepeace  
  Oystercatcher12  SD3031   
 Great EcclestonCommon Sandpiper4   Karl Green  
  Goosander1 Female juv    
  Mute Swan4 2 adults 2 cygnets    
 Carr House Green CommonBullfinch22f  Steve swift  
  House Martin8      
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
 Marton MereStarling1000 Roosted  RJS LGB  
 Starr GateShelduck72 64 sth. 8 nth. Watch 0630-​1000. L.G.B. S.C. J.M.  
  Teal3 south.    
  Common Scoter836      
  Red-​breasted Merganser4 south.    
  Red-​throated Diver7 6 sth. 1 nth.    
  Fulmar1 south.    
  Manx Shearwater5 4 sth. 1 nth.    
  Great Crested Grebe3 south.    
  Gannet30 16 sth. 14 nth.    
  Cormorant82 33 sth. 49 nth.    
  Knot15 south.    
  Little Gull1juv.south.    
  Sandwich Tern450 inshore.    
  Common Tern1 south.    
  Razorbill1 south.    
  Swallow4 north.    
  Grey Wagtail29 south.    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail15 south.    
  Meadow Pipit1 south.    
 Staining NookHouse Martin4 To the east TS  
 Marton MereBlack-​tailed Godwit2 Circled low, then flew west, 18.40 TS  
  Tufted Duck23      
  Little Grebe1      
  Mute Swan7+2 ads + 5 juvsEast end brood    
  Buzzard2 Over Gipsy Hole Wood/SE corner    
  Linnet3 Wires east of barn    
  Swallow40+ At dusk    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe53 juvs3 pools. ad + juv, ad, 2 juvs.  TS  
  Tufted Duck6f + 5 juvs     
 CockersandPeregrine1 Plover Scar   
  Sand Martin2      
  Tree Sparrow1      
 King ScarArctic Skua1   RJS  
 Knott EndSandwich Tern325 150 flew towards arm hill and roosted  RJS  
  Common Tern4 In beach with 175 Sandwich     
  Mediterranean Gull1Adult     
  Yellow Wagtail2 On jetty     
  Pied Wagtail7 On jetty     
  Grey Wagtail2 On jetty     
 Marton MereRaven2 Flew south over east field 13.10 Ellen Pemberton  
  Cetti's Warbler3      
  Kestrel1 Barn roof     
  Tufted Duck8      
  Common Shrew1 SE corner 13.00    
 Wesham MarshWhinchat1juvwith stonechat in bare bush near new houses next to pumping station a myo  
 Church ScarLittle Stint1Ad  Ian Walker et al  
  Curlew Sandpiper2      
 Fairhaven DunesReed Warbler1 0700hrs around the ponds north of the vis mig point and adjacent concrete steps Ian Walker  
  Grey Wagtail20 South -​ Appeared to be the first real passage of GW this autumn    
 NorbreckWheatear2 middle prom JB  
  White Wagtail2 over    
  Meadow Pipit3 over    
  Sandwich Tern24 South at 9.30 am    
 Blackpool AirportTree Pipit1 South RJS  
  Grey Wagtail1 South     
4th September
 Pilling LaneHouse Martin25 over Beach Road Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Little SingletonKestrel1f  Barry Dyson  
  Swallow60 On telegraph wires    
  Sand Martin1 On telegraph wires    
  Tree Sparrow8      
  Chiffchaff2 Calling    
  Red Admiral2      
  Holly Blue1      
  Green-​veined White2      
  Speckled Wood9      
  Migrant Hawker2      
 Little SingletonSwallowc800 pre-​roost over maize fields and saltmarsh on other side of river   
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
 Blackpool North ShoreRed-​throated Diver1 south   
  Sandwich Tern404 south    
  Teal1 south    
  Common Scoter165      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGoldcrest1 West side pool trees TS  
  Chiffchaff8+ West side pool trees    
  Long-​tailed Tit14 West side pool trees    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1juvWest side green    
  Pied Wagtail1juvWest side green    
  Goldfinch16+ SW area    
  Buzzard4 Over NW end    
  Swallow45+ Wide-​ranging at 19.30    
  Tufted Duck8f + 5 juvs, m, fSame pool    
  Barnacle Goose45+ Over west. Zoo flock back on the wing    
  Little Grebe2ad, juv2 pools    
 Marton MereWater Rail1 Called, NW corner TS  
  Tufted Duck23      
  Cetti's Warbler2 Singing    
 Preesall Sewage WorksPied Wagtail2     
 Pilling Lane EndsMoorhen4     
 Pilling MarshLittle Egret3     
 PreesallGreylag Goose6     
 Parrox HallStock Dove4     
 Knott EndSparrowhawk1juvenile    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2 south end of Hackensall Road    
 Knott End Golf CourseJay3  SD349473  
  House Martin25  SD349473   
 Cocker's DykeYellow-​legged Gull1adult    
  Herring Gull200      
  Grey Heron1juvenile     
 Knott EndSandwich Tern267   RJS  
  Mediterranean Gull2Ad , juv     
 Great EcclestonSwallow12 All at GE Cricket ClubSD427397Joe Makepeace  
  Carrion Crow7  SD427397   
  Woodpigeon3  SD427397   
  House Sparrow8  SD427397   
  Feral Pigeon3  SD427397   
  Black-​headed Gull2  SD427397   
 Cocker's DykeLinnet32   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Mediterranean Gull2adsone white ringed    
 New Ridge FarmYellow Wagtail2 flew sw Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Meadow Pipit9 6 flew east    
  Mediterranean Gull1ad     
  Little Egret12      
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Fluke HallChiffchaff1malesinging Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Skippool CreekGolden Plover71   Paul Slade  
  Grey Wagtail1 over south    
  Black-​tailed Godwit20      
  Ringed Plover22      
 Church ScarRedshank300 Including colour ringed bird from the Humber. Ringed at Welwick Saltmarsh 10.12.18 as an adult Ian Walker et al  
  Curlew Sandpiper2Juvs      
  Little Stint1Ad     
  Marsh Harrier1      
  Little Egret120+      
 Lytham QuaysMarsh Harrier1F  Steve Swift, SM  
 Devonshire Rock GardensGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 SE over rough field DJM  
  Long-​tailed Tit2+ SW corner of rough field    
3rd September
 Warton MarshGreen Sandpiper2   G Wilby  
 Church ScarBarn Owl1 3am, perched on railings then hunting adjacent rough ground Paul Sumner  
 Pilling LaneWillow Warbler1 Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Kestrel1 east of Beach Road    
 Conder GreenLittle Grebe24 on pool Paul Ellis  
  Snipe1 on pool    
 Skippool CreekRuff1     
  Mediterranean Gull2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit9      
 Little SingletonWhimbrel1     
 Marton MereLittle Owl1 Small barn roof TS  
  Kestrel2 Barn ledge    
  Mute Swan72 ads + 5 juvsEast end    
  Common Gull1ad     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe41 juv2 pools. 3 ads, juv  TS  
  Tufted Duck10f + 5 juvs4 circled over    
  Goldfinch13 SW area    
 Freckleton Naze PointSpotted Flycatcher1 On the path fence leading to the trig point field. DS  
  Wheatear2 On the marsh.    
  Willow Warbler1 Singing     
  Chiffchaff10+ 2 singing , several calling    
  Goldcrest1 Calling    
  Bullfinch2 Calling    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Sand Martin2      
  Swallow110 Counted on the wires.    
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Pied Wagtail4      
  Raven2 Flew over calling.    
  Long-​tailed Tit15+      
  Blue Tit10+      
  Great Tit4      
  Goosander1FFlew up river.    
  Great White Egret2 On river edge .    
  Green Sandpiper1 Heard over pool area    
  Greenshank2 Heard    
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Golden Plover200+ In ploughed field.    
 Knott EndBlack-​tailed Godwit22     
  Little Egret1      
  Sandwich Tern750      
  Herring Gull500      
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Common Tern1adult     
 Blackpool North ShoreWhinchat2Juv1st I've seen here, 1 suspected this morning but had no bins DJM  
  Sandwich Ternc35 Roosting on beach south of go-​kart track    
  Cormorant5 On beach    
 Wardley's CreekGreenshank14 at high tide Frank Bird  
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill7   RH, MJ,AA,AM  
 Church ScarCurlew Sandpiper2j  RH,MJ, AA, AM, FW  
 Marton MerePochard2eclipse males  TS  
  Tufted Duck15      
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundSwallow12 Over west field TS  
 Stanley ParkWigeon14   TS  
  Tufted Duck1      
  Mallard6+f + 5 juvs     
 Blackpool North ShoreWheatear3   DJM  
 Blackpool AirportWheatear2   RJS  
2nd September
 ThorntonGrey Wagtail1 Red Marsh Ind Est Paul Slade  
 Skippool CreekTeal21   Paul Slade  
  Mediterranean Gull4ads     
  Ringed Plover15      
  Black-​tailed Godwit7      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe63 juvs4 pools. Ad + 2 juvs, ad, ad, juv TS  
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Mallard2f + juv     
  Collared Dove11 6 & 2 west, 2 & 1 east    
  Sparrowhawk1fOver the hotel    
  Goldfinch27 SW area    
  House Martin9 Over west side    
  Swallow15+ Over SW area    
 Marton MereShoveler10+   TS  
  Mute Swan117 juvs4 juvs showing, west end, 3 at east end    
  Buzzard3 Over Gipsy Hole Wood    
  Stock Dove4      
 Little SingletonBarnacle Goose1 with feral geese   
  hybrid Atlantic Canada Goose x Greylag Goose1      
  Canada Goose325+      
  Mediterranean Gull1adultmetal ringed    
  Black-​headed Gullc600 one white Darvic, one black Darvic probably eastern Germany scheme    
 Pilling LaneLittle Egret1     
  Wheatear31+ adult male     
  Greylag Goose22      
 Cocker's DykeWheatear3     
  Herring Gull250      
 Fairhaven DunesChiffchaff3 Watch 0630-​0830 L.G.B.  
  Tree Pipit2 s/east    
  Grey Wagtail9 s/east    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail14 s/east.    
 CockersandMute Swan3   Col Mairs  
  Ringed Plover15      
  Grey Heron3      
  Little Egret1      
  Golden Plover175 Plover Scar    
 Church ScarLittle Stint1JuvHigh Tide 0745hrs Ian Walker et al  
  Curlew Sandpiper2Juv     
 Rossall PointSparrowhawk1fover golf course Carol J  
  Kestrel1 rossall point    
  Pied Wagtail42ad 2juv     
 Wardley's CreekCurlew Sandpiper3 Maybe Two from Ramper Pot when Pergrine flushed everything Frank Bird  
 Skippool CreekLittle Stint1 between Skippool and Shard Bridge Frank Bird  
  Black-​tailed Godwit54      
  Peregrine1 flushed everything bar one which it caught    
 Ramper PotCurlew Sandpiper2   Frank Bird  
  Black-​tailed Godwit30      
  Raven3 over    
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill6 On river edge .  DS  
  Eider25 Opposite bank .    
  Little Egret30+      
  Marsh Harrier1FOpposite side of river.    
 Freckleton MarshGreat White Egret4 On river edge opposite Pool Lane.08.30 . DS  
  Little Egret100+      
  Greenshank1 Heard only     
  Meadow Pipit80+      
 Haslam ParkSnipe1 Flushed on wetland. martin jump.  
  Little Grebe1 Duck pond.    
  Nuthatch3 One on feeder on allotments two heard in park.    
 Rossall PointWheatear1 on beach Carol J  
 Blackpool North ShoreWheatear1   DJM  
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
 Marton MereLittle Egret1 Along south side of mere, then flew S or SE TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseTufted Duck6f + 5 juvs  TS  
  Mute Swan64 ads, 2 juvs     
 Stanley ParkWigeon18   TS  
 Salisbury WoodlandNuthatch1   TS  
 Poulton-le-FyldeNuthatch1 Calling at Poulton Swimming baths Jol  
  Coal Tit1 Calling at Poulton Swimming baths    
  Chiffchaff1 Calling at Poulton Swimming Baths    
 Louie Horrocks Recreation GroundBlackcap1Male  RJS  
 Knott EndPied Wagtail3     
  Sandwich Tern700      
  Herring Gull200      
  Great Black-​backed Gull6adult and 5 juvs     
  Grey Heron1      
  Little Egret4      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit2      
  Wheatear1adult male     
 Jameson Road LandfillKestrel1 north end   
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkStarling2000     
 Fleetwood MarshSandwich Tern120     
 Fleetwood PromenadeSandwich Tern250     
1st September
 Skippool CreekCurlew Sandpiper2juvsbetween bridge and Skippool Frank Bird  
 Knott EndElegant Tern1 Showed from 18:44-​19:28   
  Sandwich Tern1200 Spooked easily. Elegant with 300 ish     
  Common Tern1      
  Mediterranean Gull2Adults     
  Swallow12 North East     
 Warton MarshCurlew Sandpiper1JuvEastern End Ian Walker  
 Church ScarGrey Seal1 Lawnswood road AA  
 Freckleton Naze PointGreat White Egret1 On river edge opposite side of river DS  
  Little Egret104 On river edge .    
  Mute Swan20      
  Meadow Pipit80+      
 Freckleton Naze PoolGreen Sandpiper1 Calling over pool. DS  
 St Annes BeachSandwich Tern215 Roosting on beach -​ kept being flushed by dog walkersSD3030Joe Makepeace  
  Carrion Crow12 All on incoming tide 1745-​1845SD3030   
  Common Gull18  SD3030   
  Herring Gull97  SD3030   
  Black-​headed Gull63  SD3030   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull24  SD3030   
  Great Black-​backed Gull7  SD3030   
  Magpie2 On DunesSD3030   
  Starling12 OverSD3030   
  Oystercatcher18  SD3030   
  Grey Wagtail1 Over SouthSD3030   
  Feral Pigeon5 OverSD3030   
  Woodpigeon2  SD3030   
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe2ad, juv2 pools TS  
  Tufted Duck5juvsDifferent pools, a.m./p.m. No sign of fem.    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Over practice field    
  Blackcap3m, 2 f/jAround NW corner pond    
 Marton MereBuzzard4 Over Gipsy Hole Wood TS  
  Common Gull1ad     
  Pheasant14 SE field    
  Whitethroat2 NW scrub    
 Stanley ParkWigeon14   TS  
 Fairhaven DunesWhinchat1Adult female  Tony King  
  Stonechat53 adult female, 2 ad     
  Little Egret2      
  Meadow Pipit1      
 Carr House Green CommonCetti's Warbler1 heard several times in willows near track to building developmentSD471369MEv  
  Willow Warbler2      
  Blackcap2m, f/juv     
  Lesser Whitethroat1      
  Bullfinch4juvstogether at south end    
 Knott EndElegant Tern1adultmud north of slipway at high tideSD343487  
 BroadgateGoosander15 13 roosting at low water,2 fishing further up river. martin jump.  
 Marton MereBittern1 Short flight from Paulines bench to reedbed west of Heron Hide MM Volunteers  
  Little Grebe1      
  Grey Heron1      
  Mute Swan22a/2juv     
  Cetti's Warbler2 FBC hide    
  Chiffchaff1 Calling    
  Brown Hawker2      
  Common Darter2      
  Red Admiral1 Buddleja MM Vols cabins    
  Small Tortoiseshell7+ Buddleja MM Vols cabins    
  Peacock butterfly2 Buddleja MM Vols cabins    
  Small White2      
 Fairhaven DunesWheatear5     
 Todderstaffe HallBuzzard6 Over Todderstaffe Wood TS  
  Swallow25+ Over T. Wood    
  Swift2 Over fields west of T. Wood    
 StainingSwallow27 Wires east of McColl's shop TS  
  Goldfinch12 Wires east of shop    
  Peregrine1 Pylon north of lane, east of shop    
  Collared Dove18 Staining Hall Farm    
 St Annes BeachSandwich Tern1700 Between pier and north beach car park AB  
 Blackpool North ShoreWheatear1Juv  DJM  
  Woodpigeon1 N over beach    
  Swallow2 N along cliffs    
 Lytham QuaysGreenshank1 Creek AB  
  Knot1 Creek    
  Grey Wagtail1 Iver    
 Church ScarCurlew Sandpiper1Juv  AB  
  Spotted Redshank1Juv     
 Fairhaven LakeTree Pipit3 Over AB  
 Knott EndSandwich Tern900     
  Common Tern1adult     
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