Sightings for April 2021

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
16th April
 Poulton-le-FyldeWillow Warbler2malessinging Moorland Rd/Garstang Rd junction Paul Slade  
  Chiffchaff1malesinging Moorland Rd/Garstang Rd junction    
  Goldcrest1malesinging Moreton Dr    
 Fluke HallBarn Owl1 hunting near car park Paul Ellis  
  Golden Plover135 ploughed field    
 Pilling LaneLesser Redpoll2m, fmin, garden feeders Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Siskin4 3 garden feeders Beach Road + 1+ over sea wall heading east    
  Whimbrel1 saltmarsh    
 FreckletonWhimbrel1 Vocal bird on Lund Way Ian Walker  
 Lower BallamWheatear1FBrays Road -​ Muck Heap Ian Walker  
 Warton BankWheatear1F  Ian Walker  
 Thurnham HallOrange-​tip6+   AC  
  Green-​veined White2+      
  Coal Tit4      
 Cuddy HillLittle Ringed Plover1 On flood, Benson's laneSD4937Barry Dyson  
  Teal29 On flood, Benson's laneSD4937   
  Shoveler1 On flood, Benson's laneSD4937   
  Black-​headed Gull25 On flood, Benson's laneSD4937   
 CatforthKestrel1fWillacy Lane endSD4635Barry Dyson  
  Buzzard1 Willacy Lane endSD4635   
  Chiffchaff1mWillacy Lane end. SingingSD4635   
  Blackcap1mWillacy Lane end. SingingSD4635   
  Dunnock2 Willacy Lane endSD4635   
  Small Tortoiseshell1 Willacy Lane endSD4635   
 Myerscough QuarryLittle Grebe9   Barry Dyson  
  Tufted Duck28      
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Willow Warbler3      
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
 St Michael's on WyreMandarin2m&fFlew away from river, calling Barry Dyson  
  Sand Martin15+      
  Blackcap2malesBoth singing    
  Mistle Thrush1      
 BraidesWhite Wagtail11 AM AC  
  Whooper Swan37      
  Skylark1+ Singing     
 Bank EndWheatear1M  AC  
  White Wagtail9      
  Pied Wagtail6      
 Preston DockChiffchaff5 3 singing plus 2 calling. All sightings downstream of Bullnose at low tide Steve Jones  
  Little Egret1      
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  Common Sandpiper2      
  Linnet8 5 males singing    
  Swallow22 briefly before heading upriver    
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
  Skylark1 singing    
 Knott EndReed Bunting2     
 Marton MereBarn Owl1     
  Barnacle Goose26      
 Lytham MossWheatear2   lee h  
  Reed Bunting2      
  Meadow Pipit8      
 Stanley ParkWillow Warbler5Singing  RJS  
 Marton MereGrasshopper Warbler1M    
15th April
 MythopWheatear2 By solar farm Paul Slade  
 Preese HallWillow Warbler3malessinging Paul Slade  
 Todderstaffe HallBarn Owl1   Paul Slade  
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkGreat Crested Grebe2 Nesting Barry Dyson  
  Little Grebe4      
  Tufted Duck2315m 8f     
 Knott EndSwallow2     
 Cocker's DykeChiffchaff2 Cockers Dyke House Paul Ellis  
  Willow Warbler1 singing Cockers Dyke House    
  Song Thrush1 Cockers Dyke House    
 New Ridge FarmLesser Redpoll4 with linnets corner field by coastSD385498Paul Ellis  
  Linnet58 corner field by coastSD385498   
  Reed Bunting1m, fcorner field by coastSD385498   
  Meadow Pipit20 corner field by coastSD385498   
  Lapwing  three sitting (yet to be ploughed)SD385498   
  Oystercatcher  one sitting (yet to be ploughed)SD385498   
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  Tree Sparrow4 plus    
 Ridge FarmLapwing2 one sitting on newly ploughed fieldSD381497Paul Ellis  
  Oystercatcher2 one sitting on newly ploughed fieldSD381497   
 Fluke HallWhite Wagtail4malesploughed field by car park Paul Ellis  
  Golden Plover221 ploughed field by car park    
  Skylark1 singing    
 Pilling LaneLesser Redpoll1mgarden feeders, Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Siskin7 m, f garden feeders, Beach Road + 5+ E over sea wall    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1f garden feeders, Beach Road    
  Wheatear2femalesfield east of Beach Road    
  White Wagtail1malefield east of Beach Road    
  Meadow Pipit20 field east of Beach Road    
  Sand Martin3 E over sea wall    
  Barn Owl1 hunting field east of Beach Road    
  Raven3 in tight group over heading SE mobbed by crows    
 FulwoodOystercatcher1 Flying east over the Harris Park around 6-​30PM, calling loudly. Jim Clift  
  Orange-​tip1 In our front garden this afternonn.    
 Myerscough QuarryGarganey2Pair     
 Marton MereSnipe3 Island pool TS  
  Oystercatcher2 Pool    
  Lapwing3 SE field    
  Wheatear7 SE field, evening.    
  Linnet2 SE field    
  Pied Wagtail4 East field    
  Goldfinch9 NE scrub    
  Buzzard3 2 on same pylon, while 1 over Gipsy Hole Wood    
  Kestrel2m, f     
  Stock Dove4      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBlackcap6m5 singing TS  
  Willow Warbler1 Singing    
  Chiffchaff5 4 singing    
  Song Thrush4 Singing    
  Buzzard1 High over SW area    
  Little Grebe2 West side pool    
 Fairhaven LakeOrange-​tip1   AA  
  Small Tortoiseshell2      
  Reed Bunting3      
 Marton MereSedge Warbler2   AA  
  Reed Warbler1      
  Cetti's Warbler5      
  Willow Warbler1      
  Peacock butterfly8      
  Small Tortoiseshell37      
 Little MartonLesser Redpoll1femgarden feeders 12:15 fed for 4 minutes then flew northSD 342345Frank Bird  
 BraidesWhite Wagtail16 AM AC  
 CarletonWillow Warbler1 In our garden all day P Guy  
 Hackensall HallKestrel1   DB  
  Grey Heron4 On nests    
  Stoat1 Towards golf course    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2      
 Knott EndBuzzard3 Sewage works DB  
 FleetwoodWillow Warbler2+ 1 in feeding in garden for over 2 hours and 1 probably 2 singing in Patterdale Avenue KG  
  Blackcap1 Singing in Ullswater Avenue    
 Thornton ICI ReservoirChiffchaff2   MF  
  Willow Warbler2      
  Grey Heron2M     
  Tufted Duck2      
 Thornton ICI ReservoirWillow Warbler2   MF  
 Burglar's AlleyBlackcap2M  MF  
  Willow Warbler1      
 Fleetwood Golf CourseWheatear7M  MF  
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2 SE lake TS  
  Teal2m, fSouth island    
  Grey Wagtail2 Fence west of small island SW of west bridge    
 Salisbury WoodlandBlackcap2mSinging + male near NW corner of zoo TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1f     
  Song Thrush1 Singing    
 Marton MereLittle Gull2ads  TS  
  Wheatear5 SE field    
  Goldeneye3ad.m, 2cy m, f     
 Conder GreenCommon Sandpiper1   AC  
  Black-​tailed Godwit200 Some super plumages    
 Rossall BeachRed-​breasted Merganser2PrOn sea DJM  
  Sandwich Tern2 N    
  Swallow3 1 + 2    
  Siskin1 N    
  Eider1mOn sea    
  Grey Seal1      
 Lower BallamCorn Bunting42 singing All Brays Road RJS  
  Meadow Pipit26      
 SaltcotesWhite Wagtail9 On pool  RJS  
  Pied Wagtail3 On pool    
  Meadow Pipit36 On pool    
 Lytham MossWhite Wagtail16 North part of Moss  RJS  
  Little Owl2      
  Reed Bunting32 singing m 1f     
  Meadow Pipit22 North    
  Mallard18 Pylon pool    
  Whimbrel3 Pylon pool    
  Herring Gull62      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull118      
  Siskin2 North    
  Tree Sparrow12      
 Stanley ParkWillow Warbler4Singing  RJS  
  Blackcap43 m 1f     
  Tufted Duck16      
  Mute Swan17      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3      
 Knott EndLesser Redpoll53M+2FMy feeders AC  
 Warbreck HillSiskin1 N over garden DJM  
  Willow Warbler1mSinging in Golden triangle    
  Blackcap1mSinging in Golden triangle    
14th April
 Cuddy HillLittle Ringed Plover2m, fon flood Benson's LaneSD497375Paul Ellis  
  Snipe3 on flood Benson's LaneSD497375   
  Curlew2 on flood Benson's LaneSD497375   
  Teal37 on flood Benson's LaneSD497375   
  Shoveler4 on flood Benson's LaneSD497375   
  Lapwing6 Sev pairs displaying on flood Benson's LaneSD497375   
  Stock Dove4 on flood Benson's LaneSD497375   
  Sand Martin50 on flood Benson's LaneSD497375   
  Raven1 over Benson's Lane    
  Buzzard1 over Benson's Lane    
  White Wagtail1maleon flood Benson's LaneSD497375   
 Fluke HallWhite Wagtail2malesflood by car park Paul  
  Wheatear7 saltmarsh    
  Pink-​footed Goose600 came off fields and flew east    
  Meadow Pipit10 flood by car park    
 BraidesMerlin1   Paul Ellis  
  Whooper Swan28      
  Lapwing  min three sitting by flood    
 Conder GreenAvocet7 pool, inc pair nest scraping and another pair mating Paul Ellis  
  Common Sandpiper2 pool    
  Tufted Duck10 pool    
  Greenshank2 creek    
  Raven1 over    
 Pilling LaneLesser Redpoll2m, fgarden feeders Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Siskin42m, 2fgarden feeders Beach Road    
 Poulton-le-FyldeGadwall2m&fOld Field Carr. On a pond. Barry Dyson  
  Buzzard1 Old Field Carr    
  Sparrowhawk1fOld Field Carr.    
  Kestrel2m&fDisplay flight observed    
  Chiffchaff1 Old Field Carr    
  Blackcap1mOld field Carr. Singing    
 Marton MereDunnock2 Woodland Watch  NJL CH TF PB (WeBs)  
  Blackbird1mWoodland Watch     
  Reed Bunting1mWoodland Watch     
  Great Tit1 Woodland Watch     
 Marton MereGoldeneye32m  NJL CH TF PB (WeBs)  
  Reed Bunting3m     
  Cetti's Warbler6 And another 7 singing     
  Greylag Goose9      
  Canada Goose15      
  Mute Swan7      
  Grey Heron3      
  Oystercatcher2 Scrape     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull22      
  Herring Gull28      
  Black-​headed Gull14      
  Sand Martin25      
  Lapwing2 Over then landed east fields     
  Pied Wagtail1 East fields     
  Pheasant1mEast fields     
  Buzzard2 Over     
  Raven1 Over    
  Long-​tailed Tit4 Bittern view     
  Wren1 North scrub     
  Robin1 North scrub     
  Chaffinch1mWoodland Watch     
 Poulton-le-FyldeSiskin2M+Fcarr head lane garden on bird feeders Ron Rhodes  
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
  Chaffinch42M + 2F     
 Carr House Green CommonJay1   MEv  
  Willow Tit1 showing well circa 100m south of feeding area, feeders now removed    
  Willow Warbler65+m5 singing    
  Chiffchaff54+m4 singing    
  Blackcap44mall singing    
  Bullfinch2m, f     
 Myerscough QuarryGarganey2m, fstill   
  Tufted Duck25      
  Shoveler43m, f     
 Blackpool Sixth Form CollegeCoal Tit1     
 Marton MereShelduck2m, fMere then SE TS  
  Oystercatcher1 Over    
  Lapwing4 SE field    
  Linnet6 SE field    
  White Wagtail2 SE field    
  Pied Wagtail7 SE field    
  Black-​headed Gull1      
  Stock Dove8 Barn roof    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseWillow Warbler1 Singing TS  
  Blackcap2 Singing    
  Chiffchaff1 Singing    
  Song Thrush5 4 singing    
  Mistle Thrush1 Green 1    
  Stock Dove1 Green 1    
  Reed Bunting1mWest side pool    
  Little Grebe2 2 pools    
 Rossall PointMeadow Pipit250 migrating N out over bay between 1100 and 1200 DH  
  Siskin200 NE along shore between 0800 and 1200    
  Lesser Redpoll72 NE along shore between 0800 and 1200    
  Swallow24 NE along shore between 0800 and 1200    
  Sand Martin15 party NE N out over bay 1200    
  Buzzard1 thermalling N 1145    
  Red-​throated Diver1adfishing offshore    
 FleetwoodWillow Warbler2 Mount Pavilion / Mount GardensSD333481DH  
 Lytham MossWhite Wagtail28 Anna's rdSD354310Frank Bird  
  Pied Wagtail6      
 Lytham MossWhite Wagtail28 Anna's rdSD354310Frank Bird  
  Pied Wagtail6      
 Little MartonSiskin1malegarden feeders amSD 342345Frank Bird  
 Rossall SchoolWheatear17   DH  
  Lesser Redpoll6      
 Wesham MarshShelduck2 Over  Lee h  
  Reed Bunting4      
 Singleton ParkWheatear32 males, female  Paul Slade  
  Tree Sparrow3      
  Song Thrush3malessinging    
  Stock Dove3      
 FreckletonCattle Egret5 Lower Lane M Jones  
 Newton MarshLittle Ringed Plover2   M Jones  
  Common Sandpiper1      
 Pilling LaneBlackcap1MIn garden  Peter r  
 Knott EndLesser Redpoll2MalesOn my feeders  AC  
 BraidesYellow Wagtail1MaleProbably more but awkward to observe AC  
  White Wagtail7      
 FreckletonCattle Egret5 Lower Lane just north of main road, 4 were on the bank of pond John Lees  
 Cocker's DykeBuzzard1   Peter r  
 Newton-with-ScalesHouse Martin1 thames st andy myo  
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
  Little Owl1      
 Marton MereLittle Gull1ad  TS  
  Little Egret1 Main dyke/island pool    
  Reed Warbler1 Singing, SW corner    
  Willow Warbler3 Singing    
  Blackcap2 Singing    
  Cetti's Warbler9+ Singing    
  Goldeneye3ad.m, 2cy m, f     
  Buzzard3 High over west end    
  Sparrowhawk4 High over west end    
 Parrox HallBuzzard1     
 Pilling LaneSiskin2FOn feeders  Peter r  
  Goldfinch5 On feeders     
  Starling6 N feeders     
  Blue Tit3      
  Great Tit1      
  Collared Dove3      
 Knott EndWillow Warbler2     
13th April
 Blackpool Central PierWheatear1 Feeding along grass verge Jol  
 AnchorsholmeSiskin2 Garden feeders Phil Moore  
 BisphamOsprey1 Over Bispham Rd c12.30 CR  
 Head Dyke LaneSwallow2     
  Kestrel1 east end    
 Knott EndSwallow1     
  Little Egret1      
 Staining NookWater Rail1MSinging 2200 hours   
 PillingRed-​legged Partridge2 In field off Wheel Lane Ian McG  
 Eagland HillGrey Partridge2 In field on Bradshaw Lane Ian McG  
 Marton MereShelduck2 South East field Joe Makepeace  
  Cetti's Warbler5 1 seen near FBC Hyde -​ others heard    
  Willow Warbler2 1 screen NE Scrub -​ 1 heard    
  Mute Swan8      
  Collared Dove3      
  Song Thrush1      
  Herring Gull23      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull5      
  Sand Martin6      
  Jack Snipe1 Flushed by goose landing in reeds -​ West end of mere.    
  Blue Tit3      
  Wren7 4 seen -​ 3 heard    
 Marton MereGreenfinch4   Joe Makepeace  
  Great Tit6      
  Chaffinch52m 3f     
  Blackbird72f 5m     
  Long-​tailed Tit3      
  Greylag Goose5 On mere    
  Canada Goose3 On Mere    
  Little Gull1 Winter plumage    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Scaup1FWith group of tufted duck    
  Tufted Duck127m 5f     
  Gadwall188m 10f     
  Mallard43m 1f     
  Grey Heron3      
  Chiffchaff6 3 seen 3 heard    
  Shoveler93f 6m     
  Teal64m 2f     
  Canada Goose18 East field    
  Greylag Goose6 East field    
  hybrid Atlantic Canada Goose x Greylag Goose2 Assumed -​ not certain    
  Barnacle Goose13 8 initially in East field and joined by 5 further fly ins    
  Oystercatcher2 East field    
  Carrion Crow6 South East field    
  Stock Dove4 Barn roof    
  Woodpigeon30+ South east field    
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReservePeregrine1   AA  
  Reed Bunting2      
  Meadow Pipit6      
  Small Tortoiseshell1      
  Smooth Newt6      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSwallow1 Over north TS  
  Blackcap2 Singing    
  Chiffchaff4 Singing    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, NW pit    
  Song Thrush3 Singing    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Drumming near NW corner pond    
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Little Grebe1      
 Salisbury WoodlandNuthatch1   TS  
 Marton MereScaup1fNo doubt Stanley Park bird TS  
  Tufted Duck7      
  Buzzard2 2 pylons    
  Pied Wagtail4      
  Cetti's Warbler8 Singing    
  Blackcap3 Singing    
  Swallow4 At 17.00    
 Pilling LaneLesser Redpoll3 min, together on garden feeders Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Siskin10 min, together on garden feeders Beach Road    
  Greenfinch6 together on garden feeders Beach Road    
  Willow Warbler1 singing Beach Road    
  Chiffchaff1 Beach road    
 Cuddy HillLittle Ringed Plover1 Benson's Lane Flood at 12.30 Glen Jackson  
 Carr House Green CommonSpotted Flycatcher1 Probable sighting (good views) 10.45 to 11.00 around feeders. Previous early record 14th April 2015 Glen Jackson  
  Willow Warbler2      
  Sedge Warbler1      
  Bullfinch2M & FOn feeders at same location    
 FreckletonCattle Egret2 Pond on Lower Lane Lancs  
 Blackpool Sixth Form CollegeSiskin3 Feeders Poulton Old Road garden   
  Greenfinch2 Feeders Poulton Old Road garden    
 CockersandWheatear1 Lighthouse cottage  AC  
  Raven2 Close flyby and vocal, Lighthouse Cottage     
 Bank EndWhite Wagtail4   AC  
  Pied Wagtail5      
  Meadow Pipit6      
  Swallow9 Around farm buildings     
 BraidesWhite Wagtail4   AC  
  Swallow6 Feeding then North    
 Lawson WetlandCetti's Warbler1   JB  
  Greenfinch3 calling    
 North Blackpool Pond TrailRaven1 Calling from pylon near Community Orchard  N Grounds  
 Lytham MossYellow Wagtail1 Pylon pool  RJS  
  White Wagtail4 Pylon pool     
  Golden Plover121 Two flocks near radar station     
  Little Owl2      
  Tree Sparrow6      
 Cockerham QuarrySwallow16   Lee h  
 Cockerham SandsRaven2 Pair Lee h  
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Pied Wagtail6      
 Marton MereReed Warbler1 Singing near SW benches TS  
  Little Gull1ad     
 FleetwoodLesser Redpoll1femaleIn garden Ullswater Avenue on feeders KG  
  Siskin2+ North over garden     
 Knott EndLesser Redpoll32 M+ FMy feeders  AC  
 Poulton-le-FyldeBlackcap1 Singing by Moorland Tennis Club Jol  
  Chiffchaff1 Singing by Moorland Tennis Club    
  Goldcrest1 Singing Poulton Swimming Baths    
 Poulton-le-Fylde Golf CourseWillow Warbler1 Singing Jol  
 Little CarletonBlackcap2 Singing Tithebarn Park Jol  
  Willow Warbler1 Singing Tithebarn Park    
12th April
 Pilling LaneGreenfinch1malesinging   
 Cocker's DykeBuzzard1     
 Knott EndTeal2male and female    
 Starr GateGreylag Goose2 south. Watch 0645-​1030. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Pink-​footed Goose45 north.    
  Shelduck2 north.    
  Red-​throated Diver25 5 sth. 20 nth.    
  Gannet7 3 sth. 4 nth.    
  Knot2475 south.    
  Little Gull4ads.north.    
  Sandwich Tern31 north.    
  Carrion Crow4 in off s/east.    
 Grange ParkGoldcrest1msinging near Boundary Park   
 Wesham MarshKestrel1   Lee h  
  Reed Bunting4      
  Tree Sparrow4      
 Warton BankAvocet42 On pools DS  
  Pink-​footed Goose100+      
 Cuddy HillLittle Ringed Plover5 Benson lane flood . DS  
  White Wagtail2      
  Pied Wagtail4      
  Little Egret1      
 WeshamRook33 Active nest wood adjacent to railway station  Ian Walker  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe5+ 2 on 2 pools, 1 on 2 adjacent pools, a.m./p.m. Possible but unlikely move because of disturbance TS  
  Mallard8m6 & 2 on west side pools    
  Coot3 2 pools    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1mNW end    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, NW pit    
  Blackcap1 Singing    
  Chiffchaff3 Singing    
  Song Thrush6 4 singing    
  Swallow3 Feeding over west side pool    
 Preese HallWillow Warbler1malesinging Holme Wood Paul Slade  
 Marton MereLittle Gull1ad17.20-​18.00+, gone at 18.30 TS  
  Raven1 East over east fields, turning north at Chain Lane, 18.15    
  Grey Wagtail2mOverflow    
  Pied Wagtail6 SE field    
  Skylark1 Down to field east of Chain Lane    
  Linnet23 SE field    
  Meadow Pipit2 SE field    
  Lapwing4 SE field    
  Snipe1 Island pool    
  Oystercatcher2 Over east fields    
  Buzzard1 Over the mere    
  Stock Dove6 Barn roof    
  Willow Warbler1 Singing    
  Blackcap2 Singing    
  Cetti's Warbler7 Singing    
  Shelduck3+ SE field, 2m a.m, m,f p.m.    
 CatforthRook10 Nests by The Running Pump Jol  
 InskipRook11 Nests in Inskip Wood Jol  
 Knott EndSwallow2 Esplanade  DB  
 PillingSwallow3   DB  
 SwillbrookRook3 Nests in tree by motorway Jol  
  Rook4 Nests by the canal    
 BartleRook7 Nests Single tree close to Lea Lane Jol  
 Lytham MossBuzzard4 Soaring high Steve h  
 Poulton-le-FyldeSiskin2 calling north over Moorland Road Paul Slade  
  Goldcrest1malesinging Moreton Dr    
 Todderstaffe HallSwallow2   Paul Slade  
  Chiffchaff1malesinging Crossing Wood    
  White Wagtail7 on flood by main dyke briefly 18.30    
 Salisbury WoodlandStock Dove2 inspecting owl box, then flew towards zoo Ellen Pemberton  
  Coal Tit2      
 Stanley ParkGadwall8 around heronry Ellen Pemberton  
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Nuthatch1 calling behind Lakeside Ice Cream Parlour    
  Willow Warbler1 singing behind Lakeside Ice Cream Parlour    
 SaltcotesSwallow1   andy myo  
 Lower BallamWheatear1 ballam road field next to main dyke andy myo  
 Pilling LaneSiskin5 together on garden feeders Beach Road Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Raven1 west over Beach Road    
 Lytham MossFieldfare15 3 North , others in field pylon pool  RJS  
  Redwing2 In field near Pylon Pool     
  Song Thrush3      
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Pink-​footed Goose140 North    
  Tree Sparrow4      
  Linnet72 Single flock in field edge    
  White Wagtail1 Pylon Pool    
  Little Owl2      
  Little Egret2      
  Pied Wagtail4      
  House Sparrow16      
  Stock Dove16      
  Golden Plover32 Field near radar station    
  Meadow Pipit6 North     
 FreckletonCattle Egret2 Lower lane RJS  
 Marton MereBullfinch2m, f    
  Barnacle Goose43 east fields    
 Bank EndWhite Wagtail4   AC  
  Pied Wagtail5      
  Meadow Pipit7      
 BraidesWhite Wagtail6 On main flood AC  
  Redshank2 Mating    
 Newton MarshLittle Ringed Plover2 0715hrs Ian Walker  
11th April
 Pilling Lane EndsMeadow Pipit150 north. L.G.B.  
  Blackcap3 singing    
  Chiffchaff3 singing    
  Goldfinch26 north.    
  Siskin7 north.    
 Fluke HallMeadow Pipit200 grounded. L.G.B.  
  White Wagtail2      
  Blackcap3 singing.    
  Chiffchaff2 singing.    
 Fluke HallOystercatcher84 WeBS count. L.G.B.  
  Grey Plover70      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit66      
 Pilling Lane EndsShelduck21 WeBS count. L.G.B.  
  Little Egret6      
  Grey Plover45      
 Carr House Green CommonBarn Owl1 hunting early morning MEv  
  Willow Tit1      
  Bullfinch42m, 2ffeeders    
 Marton MereBarn Owl1 north scrub   
  Barnacle Goose2 east fields    
 Marton MereBittern1 Low NW over island pool to east end of north reeds, 17.00. West to reeds west of NE hide, 17.50 TS  
  House Martin2 At 17.30    
  Sand Martin30+      
  Blackcap1 Singing, NE scrub    
  Cetti's Warbler9 Singing    
  White Wagtail2 SE field    
  Pied Wagtail12 SE field    
  Linnet40+ SE field    
  Meadow Pipit15+ SE field    
  Lapwing2 SE field    
  Snipe1 Island pool    
  Oystercatcher2 Island pool. Earlier 2 field SE of Staining Nook    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1fSE corner    
  Buzzard3 2 over Gipsy Hole Wood, 1 over mere    
  Shelduck42mSE field    
 FreckletonCattle Egret7 On pond edge , Lower lane . DS  
 SaltcotesWheatear1 Cartmell lane DS  
  White Wagtail3 Cartmell lane    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSwallow1 Over east TS  
  Blackcap1 Singing    
  Chiffchaff2 Singing    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, NW pit    
  Song Thrush3 Singing    
  Oystercatcher1 Green 18    
  Buzzard2 Circling, central    
  Little Grebe2 2 pools    
 Freckleton Naze PointAvocet2 On river edge . DS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit30+ Flying up river .    
  Little Egret7      
  Raven1 Overhead.    
  Jay1 Calling    
  Stock Dove2      
  Blackcap3 Singing     
  Chiffchaff6 Singing     
  Coal Tit1      
  Nuthatch1 Calling    
 Cuddy HillLittle Ringed Plover8 flood by Benson's Lane this evening SD497375  
  Redshank2 flood by Benson's Lane this evening SD497375   
  Shoveler10 flood by Benson's Lane this evening SD497375   
  Swallowc50 feeding over flood by Benson's Lane this evening SD497375   
  Sand Martinc20 feeding over flood by Benson's Lane this evening SD497375   
  Meadow Pipit10+ flood by Benson's Lane this eveningSD497375   
  Little Egret1 flood by Benson's Lane this eveningSD497375   
  Greenfinch1 singing    
 Carleton CrematoriumChiffchaff3Singing  RJS  
  Song Thrush2Singing     
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 flew north from tip, possible migrant   
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Tufted Duck26      
  Cetti's Warbler2      
 Thornton Marsh FarmMallard1+ Confirmed breeding   
  Teal2m, f     
 Rossall SchoolSiskin5 over   
 Stanley ParkScaup1FemaleFlew around with tufted May have left 7am. RJS  
  Tufted Duck32      
 Lytham MossSwallow2 Spent 3 hours walking around the paths RJS  
  Little Owl2      
  Stock Dove6      
  White Wagtail4 Pylon pool    
  new species3      
  Meadow Pipit4      
  Reed Bunting3      
  Tree Sparrow4      
  Skylark218 singing      
  Song Thrush43 singing      
  Greylag Goose4      
  Herring Gull62      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull216      
  Small Tortoiseshell16      
 Newton MarshLittle Ringed Plover2 0715hrs -​ both flew South towards the landfill site Ian Walker  
 Fairhaven LakeMute Swan8   Ian Walker WeBS  
  Tufted Duck1510 Drakes     
 Fairhaven BeachRinged Plover120   Ian Walker WeBS  
  Grey Plover54      
 Barnaby's SandsLittle Egret1   P Slade/P Ellis WEBs  
 Arm HillEider65 males, 1 female  P Slade/P Ellis WEBs  
  Black-​tailed Godwit19      
  Sand Martin2 north    
  Grey Heron1      
 The HeadsChiffchaff1malesinging Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Fleetwood MarshRedshank23   P Slade/P Ellis WEBs  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4      
  Herring Gull8      
 Agglebys PitWheatear1   P Slade/P Ellis WEBs  
  Knot1 on flood    
  Stock Dove2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Grey Heron1      
 Wardley's CreekLittle Ringed Plover2male, female  P Slade/P Ellis WEBs  
  Little Egret2      
  Greylag Goose6      
  Swallow3 north    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull27      
  Common Gull2      
  Herring Gull4      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
 Shard BridgeMallard11   Paul Slade/webs  
  Canada Goose1      
  Herring Gull5      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull6      
  Black-​headed Gull1      
 Skippool CreekLesser Black-​backed Gull24   Paul Slade/webs  
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Herring Gull25      
  Little Egret1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit44      
  Grey Heron1      
  Common Gull3      
  Black-​headed Gull2      
  Swallow1 north    
 Ramper PotShelduck4   Paul Slade/webs  
  Black-​tailed Godwit2      
  Little Egret2      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
 CarletonChiffchaff1 In the garden now for the third day P Guy  
  Blackcap1Malein the garden briefly before being seen off by resident Blackbird    
 FreckletonCattle Egret5 lower lane andy myo  
 Church ScarShelduck12   Ric Holmes, AA & IW WeBS  
  Ringed Plover212      
  Grey Heron2      
 Lytham JettyAvocet2   Ric Holmes & AA WeBS  
 Lytham QuaysPink-​footed Goose2800   Ric Holmes & AA WeBS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit3      
 Stanley ParkStock Dove2 By rose garden/golf clubhouse DJM  
  Buzzard1 N    
  Blackcap1mBank between Bowling greens and golf clubhouse    
 Bank EndWheatear3   AC  
  White Wagtail1M     
  Pied Wagtail5      
  House Sparrow30 Bank End farm colony    
  Meadow Pipit40 Feeding on Saltmarsh     
 Marton MereWheatear1mSE field TS  
  Little Egret2 East field, 1 to island pool    
 Knott EndCurlew22 All between Esplanade and Beach Road  DB  
  Grey Plover6      
  Little Egret2      
10th April
 BraidesKestrel1 to southeast   
 MythopBuzzard1 Attacked ducks on flood  Joe Makepeace  
 MythopMallard63m 3fFlood Joe Makepeace  
  Teal21m 1fFlood    
 MythopMallard63m 3f    
  Teal21m 1f     
 Winmarleigh MossRook100+   Joe Makepeace  
  Willow Warbler2 1 seen 1 heardScrub   
  Great Tit1      
  Blue Tit2      
  Redshank3 Pools    
  Greylag Goose4      
  Canada Goose3      
  Reed Warbler2      
  Curlew70+ Circling and landed in adjacent field    
  Linnet15 Small flock flying    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
 Eagland HillTree Sparrow15   Joe Makepeace  
  Stock Dove4      
  Song Thrush2      
  Blackbird62m 4f     
  Carrion Crow9      
  Shelduck13 8 Flying overhead / circling -​ 5 on ground.    
  Great Tit2      
  Greylag Goose10      
  Dunlin1 Flushed.    
  Skylark6 Seen and heard    
  Herring Gull30+ Ploughed field    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull8      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
  Collared Dove2      
  Mallard21m 1f     
  Wheatear2 Bone hill lane    
 Poulton-le-FyldeGoldcrest1maleSinging Moreton Drive Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Siskin1 Calling over Moreton Drive    
 Marton MerePeregrine1   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Cetti's Warbler2+      
 MythopWhite Wagtail1 Main dyke flood Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 ThistletonRaven1   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Carr House Green CommonBullfinch42 pairs  Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Reed Bunting5      
  Blackcap3 2 singing    
  Tree Sparrow2+      
  Willow Warbler2malessinging    
  House Sparrow1male     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2male, female     
  Greenfinch2male, female     
 Starr GateWhooper Swan18   LGB SCon SS  
  Shelduck4 4N    
  Eider10 4N 6S    
  Common Scoter23 23N    
  Red-​breasted Merganser1 South    
  Red-​throated Diver24 10S 14N    
  Great Crested Grebe3 North    
  Gannet3 South    
  Cormorant15 4S 11N    
  Whimbrel4 North    
  Bar-​tailed Godwit20 South    
  Knot260 South    
  Swallow8 North    
  Meadow Pipit59 North    
  Siskin10 North    
  Goldfinch9 North    
 SingletonGreen Sandpiper1 Flushed from main dykeSD3638Barry Dyson  
  Ringed Plover3 On remains of flooded fieldSD3638   
  Wheatear1  SD3638   
 Marton MereBlackcap1 Singing TS  
  Chiffchaff2 Singing    
  Cetti's Warbler6 Singing    
  Sand Martin40+ At 18.00    
  White Wagtail3 SE field    
  Pied Wagtail23 SE field    
  Meadow Pipit35+ SE field    
  Linnet25+ SE field    
  Skylark1 Up from 2nd. east field    
  Lapwing5 SE field    
  Snipe1 Island pool    
  Oystercatcher3 Over east fields    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull30+ Field west of Chain Lane    
  Stock Dove12 Barn roof    
  Buzzard1 East of Chain Lane    
  Shelduck2m, fSE field    
  Little Egret1 SE field    
 Staining NookCetti's Warbler1 Sinnging, west side TS  
  Sparrowhawk1 Low over west side    
  Buzzard1 Over fields to the NW    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSwallow1 North over west side TS  
  Chiffchaff5 4 singing    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, west end of SSSI hedgerow    
  Song Thrush5 Singing    
  Long-​tailed Tit2 NW corner    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Bridle path trees -​ Newton Hall side    
  Coot3 2 pools    
  Little Grebe3 3 pools    
 Church ScarEider7   AA  
  Small Tortoiseshell5      
  Small White1      
  Reed Bunting3      
 Newton MarshLittle Ringed Plover3   Ian Walker  
 Clifton MarshWhite Wagtail6   Ian Walker  
  Pied Wagtail5      
  Grey Wagtail1      
 BryningYellowhammer1MSinging on Bryning Hall Lane Ian Walker  
  Swallow9 On telephone wires    
 Lower BallamWheatear31m 2fCartmell lane Lee h  
  Pied Wagtail3      
  White Wagtail1      
  Kestrel1 Brays road    
  Little Egret1      
  Meadow Pipit2      
 Myerscough QuarryGarganey2m, fviewable from canal bridge SD  
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Little Grebe7      
 Benson's LaneLittle Ringed Plover1 at edge of flood Steve Jones  
  Little Egret1 wading flood    
  Greylag Goose5      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Black-​headed Gull36      
  Song Thrush1 along lane    
  Chiffchaff2 singing    
  Skylark2 over    
  Willow Warbler2 singing along Eaves lane    
 Knott EndSwallow1 Esplanade  DB  
 CarletonChiffchaff1 Still taking aphids in our garden P Guy  
  Buzzard2 Circling together at 1040.    
 Bank EndWhite Wagtail1M  AC  
  Willow Warbler2      
  Eider64M 2F     
  Pied Wagtail7      
  Meadow Pipit60 Flushed by parachutes     
 BraidesWhooper Swan64   AC  
 Wesham MarshBuzzard1   Lee h  
  Reed Bunting2      
 WeshamGoldcrest1 All mowbreck lane Lee h  
  Long-​tailed Tit3      
  Chiffchaff2 Singing    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Drumming    
 Blackpool South PierWhooper Swan18 On sea then north west   
 Stanley ParkScaup1Female  RJS  
  Willow Warbler1Singing     
  Tufted Duck44      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Mute Swan21      
  Canada Goose46      
  Greylag Goose13      
9th April
 BraidesRoe Deer1  SD445516  
 Blackpool AirportMallard6 All species on flood on airfield  RJS  
 Stanley ParkScaup1Female  RJS  
  Willow Warbler2Males     
  Blackcap1311 males 2 females     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2      
  Tufted Duck43      
  Song Thrush2Singing     
  Mistle Thrush2Pair     
 Marton MereGreenshank1 Island pool, 18.00-​18.10+ TS  
  Snipe4 Island pool    
  Lapwing2 SE field    
  White Wagtail3 Flood west of dyke pylon (soon will be dried up)    
  Pied Wagtail11 SE field flood (also soon will be dried up)    
  Skylark1 Up from 2nd. east field    
  Linnet35+ SE field/ dyke Hawthorns -​ lots of singing    
  Meadow Pipit2 SE field    
  Willow Warbler1 Singing, NE corner    
  Blackcap1 Singing, SW scrub    
  Cetti's Warbler6 Singing    
  Swallow1 a.m.    
  Shelduck5 4 south over SE field, 1 male -​ SE field    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull221 2nd.w.     
  Stock Dove8 Barn roof    
  Little Egret1 Flew NW over SE field, then turned south    
 Staining NookCetti's Warbler1 Singing TS  
  Oystercatcher2 Field to the SE    
  Meadow Pipit10 Over north    
  Tree Sparrow4+ Mere View area    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGreat Crested Grebe1 West side pool TS  
  Little Grebe1 West side pool    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, west end of SSSI hedge (NW pit)    
  Chiffchaff2 Singing    
  Song Thrush5 Singing    
  Reed Bunting32m3 pools    
 MartonBlackcap1fem.Cherry Tree Allotments. L.G.B.  
 Starr GateCommon Scoter2820 moved inshore on the rising tide. L.G.B. S.C.  
 CarletonChiffchaff1 Taking aphids from crabapple trees in the garden P Guy  
 Poulton-le-FyldeRook18 Nests Farnholme off Moorland Rd  Jol  
  Rook16 Nests Little Poulton Lane     
  Rook9 Nests at St Chads Church     
  Rook6 Nests at Poulton Library     
  Rook10 Nests Queensway    
 Myerscough QuarrySparrowhawk1   AJH  
  Bullfinch21m 1f     
 FreckletonCattle Egret6 Lower Lane, quarter of a mile north of main road John Lees  
  Little Egret1      
 PillingBarn Owl1 hunting at 11am Fluke Hall JB AH  
  Wheatear1 Cockers Dyke    
 WinmarleighSwallow2   DKF  
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
  Song Thrush2 Singing in Magpie Wood & foraging on adjacent green    
 Pilling LaneSiskin2malesgarden feeders Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Curlew300 beach high tide    
 Preesall HillBarn Owl1 Out most mornings JM  
8th April
 Starr GateShelduck3 north. Watch 0645-​1030. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Wigeon1 south.    
  Eider13 5 sth. 8 nth.    
  Common Scoter1920      
  Red-​breasted Merganser3 2 sth. 1 nth.    
  Red-​throated Diver72 4 sth. 68 nth.    
  Fulmar3 2 sth. 1 nth.    
  Manx Shearwater51 south.    
  Gannet76 south.    
  Kittiwake26 north.    
  Sandwich Tern44 south.    
  Razorbill2 south.    
 MythopGreen Sandpiper2 main dyke floodSD367345Paul Ellis  
  Teal30 main dyke floodSD367345   
 Marton MereGreat Black-​backed Gull2AdsEast Fields then Mere   
  Linnetc60 west    
 Marton MereSwallow4   TS  
  Sand Martin50+ At 16.00    
  Willow Warbler1 Singing, NE corner    
  Cetti's Warbler5 Singing    
  Pied Wagtail12 SE field flood. Probably 1+ Alba's    
  Meadow Pipit10+ SE field    
  Lapwing3 SE field    
  Stock Dove4      
  Shelduck1mSE field    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCetti's Warbler1 Singing, west side pool scrub TS  
  Blackcap2mSinging, NW end, SE side    
  Chiffchaff3 2 singing    
  Song Thrush3 Singing    
  Reed Bunting1 West side pool    
  Buzzard1 Over NW corner    
  Sparrowhawk1fOver west side    
  Little Grebe3 2 pools    
 FulwoodNuthatch2AdultFeeding on sunflower hearts, in a dispenser in the front garden, behaving as a pair. They were present all afternoon, each time flying off towards the bHarris Park. Jim Clift  
 CockerhamRook30+ Estimate driving past opposite Wallings.  Jol  
 FreckletonCattle Egret6 Lower Lane nearer Kirkham prison, with cattle. John Lees  
  Swallow  Steady stream of birds moving through feeding as they go.    
 FreckletonCattle Egret6 Lower Lane nearer Kirkham prison, with cattle. John Lees  
 Rossall PointGannet12 9.30-​1100 all W and S. most bay mouth Dfw  
  Common Scoter10      
  Cormorant3 Ignored kings scar    
  Red-​throated Diver9      
  Sandwich Tern3      
 Hackensall HallGreat Spotted Woodpecker21m 1f  DB  
  Grey Heron1 On nest    
 Thornton ICI ReservoirSwallow9 10.00 am JB  
  Tufted Duck63m 3f     
 Preesall FlashesSwallow30   AC  
  Sand Martin15      
  Song Thrush1      
  Meadow Pipit22 Feeding on stubble field    
 Devonshire Rock GardensOsprey1 NE 07.45 DJM  
  Willow Warbler1mSinging    
  Song Thrush1 Singing in SE corner of rough field    
  Greenfinch2PrOld hedgerow     
  Swallow1 N    
 Warbreck HillChiffchaff2mSinging in Golden triangle & Magpie Wood DJM  
7th April
 Little MartonBlackcap1male garden  Frank Bird  
 WrampoolPink-​footed Goose100 approx. on pastureSD426500Paul Ellis  
 Conder GreenRaven1 low over calling Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Black-​tailed Godwit90 on pool    
  Pink-​footed Goose2 on pool    
 Lytham MossGreenfinch6   Tony King  
  Great Tit4      
  Blue Tit2      
  Golden Plover50      
  Meadow Pipit12      
  Grey Heron3      
 Eagland HillSwallow2 Wires opp new Lane fm Dfw  
  Yellowhammer1MNew Lane feeding station    
 Marton MereSwallow2 At 16.00 TS  
  Sand Martin75+ At 16.00    
  Willow Warbler1 Singing, NE corner    
  Cetti's Warbler5 Singing    
  Pied Wagtail15 SE field flood    
  Meadow Pipit5+ SE field    
  Lapwing4 SE field    
  Oystercatcher2 East field    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull36ads     
  Buzzard2 Over east fields    
  Kestrel2m, fBarn ledge    
  Stock Dove9 Barn roof    
  Shelduck32mSE field    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseChiffchaff2 1 singing TS  
 Stanley ParkScaup1fSouth lake TS  
  Tufted Duck40+      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Oystercatcher2 West golf course    
  Sparrowhawk1fOver NE golf course    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Drumming    
  Mistle Thrush1 Singing    
  Swallow3 Over south lake, a.m.    
  Sand Martin7      
 Salisbury WoodlandNuthatch1   TS  
 Ashton-on-RibbleGrey Wagtail1AdultA female on Savick Brook, Lytham Road Jim Clift  
  Collared Dove2AdultsSat together behaving as a pair.    
  Bullfinch1+ Heard only. Usually found in pairs.    
  Wren1 In the brambles on the brook's banks    
  Blue Tit2 Feeding together in the brambles on the brook's banks    
  Blackbird2 Both males.    
  Mistle Thrush1 Calling from a tree in the gardens.    
 Cuddy HillSand Martin20+ Hawking over flood. martin jump.  
  Little Egret1 On flood.    
  Teal8 On flood.    
 Weeton CampJay2 Flew across road at the barracks DJM  
 FreckletonSwallow2 lower lane andy myo  
 Knott EndSandwich Tern3     
  Golden Plover20      
  Eider2male and female     
 CarletonWillow Warbler1 In the garden, taking aphids from our crab apple tree   
 FulwoodMagpie1 Calling from a rooftop between the Garage and the Harris Park. on the western side of the A6 Jim Clift  
  Tawny Owl1 Flew from across the road, into our garden at 01-​40hrs flushed out by the Magpie    
6th April
 GlassonGoosander2m/f  NJL CH  
 Ellel GrangeChiffchaff2   NJL CH  
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
  Song Thrush1      
 Glasson BasinKnot20+   NJL CH  
  Avocet2 Over    
  Buzzard1 Over    
 Glasson MarshLittle Egret2   NJL CH  
  Pied Wagtail2      
 Conder GreenTufted Duck14   NJL CH  
  Little Grebe1      
  Canada Goose2      
 Lancaster Canal Glasson BranchMute Swan8 4 pairs on nest NJL CH  
  Willow Warbler1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Marton MereSwallow3 At 18.00 TS  
  Sand Martin30+ At 18.00    
  Stock Dove12 Barn area    
  Shelduck4 East field    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe5 3 pools TS  
  Oystercatcher2 Green 1    
  Buzzard1 Central    
  Blackcap1mSinging, west side    
  Chiffchaff2 Singing    
 Fairhaven DunesPeregrine2   AA  
 WinmarleighShoveler10 Broad Lane flood AC  
  Pied Wagtail5 Broad Lane     
  Meadow Pipit7 Broad Lane     
  Jay1 Broad Lane     
 Marton MereLinnet4 Incl m singing from large hawthorn at N end of embankment DJM  
  Cetti's Warbler6mNE corner to SW bay    
  Willow Warbler1mNE corner    
  Chaffinch4 Feeding station    
  Reed Bunting2mFeeding station    
  Mute Swan9      
 Stanley ParkScaup1fSouth lake TS  
  Tufted Duck45+      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Swallow2 Over south lake    
  Sand Martin2 Over south lake    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Mistle Thrush1 Singing    
 Staining NookChiffchaff1m  DJM  
 Salisbury WoodlandBlackcap1mSinging TS  
 Marton MerePied Wagtail20 SE field flood. Possibly 1+ Alba's TS  
  Lapwing9 Over SE field    
 Warbreck HillSparrowhawk2 Fast over Regency Gardens green together DJM  
  Chiffchaff1 Warbreck Hill Rd roadside trees    
  Raven1 Over garden    
 Pilling LaneSiskin2m, fBeach Road feeders Paul Ellis  
5th April
 MythopGreen Sandpiper1 Dyke flood Paul Slade  
 Sand VillaSwallow1     
 Cocker's DykeGolden Plover100   Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Swallow2 east    
 Marton MereSwallow1 At 18.00 TS  
  Sand Martin25+ At 18.00    
  Chiffchaff3 Singing    
  Cetti's Warbler3 Singing    
  White Wagtail2 East field flood    
  Pied Wagtail7 East fields floods    
  Skylark3 SE field    
  Meadow Pipit15+ SE field    
  Lapwing2 SE field    
  Snipe1 Island pool    
  Kestrel1 Barn ledge    
  Stock Dove6 Barn roof    
  Shelduck4 SE field    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe2 2 pools TS  
  Oystercatcher2 Green 1    
  Buzzard1 Over NW end    
  Mistle Thrush1 Singing, copse west of Staining Nook    
  Song Thrush3 Singing    
  Chiffchaff4 2 singing    
 FreckletonCattle Egret  Not counted , hiding amongst cattle Lower Lane . DS  
  Swallow1 Overhead.    
 Freckleton Naze PointSwallow1   DS  
  Chiffchaff6 Singing.    
  Nuthatch1 Calling.    
  Mistle Thrush1      
 MythopLittle Ringed Plover2 1 Main Dyke flood, 1 Hall flood Frank Bird  
  White Wagtail3 main dyke flood    
  Pied Wagtail6 main dyke flood    
 Warton MarshPink-​footed Goose1300  SD402273Ian Walker  
  Water Pipit1 Summer Plumage bird showed well on new fencing    
  Water Rail  Heard    
 Clifton MarshWhite Wagtail1M  Ian Walker  
 Newton MarshMerlin1   Ian Walker  
 BlackleachCanada Goose24 along canal Steve Jones  
  Greylag Goose4 along canal    
  Oystercatcher2 along canal    
  Pheasant4 on Dagger lane    
  Shoveler1malePools on farm track off Dagger lane    
  Mallard8 Pools on farm track off Dagger lane    
  Lapwing2 Dagger lane    
  Oystercatcher1 Dagger lane    
 Newton MarshAvocet8   Steve Jones  
  Black-​tailed Godwit9 4 in breeding plumage, 1 bird appears unwell    
  Shoveler4 2 male & 2 female    
  Canada Goose3      
  Pied Wagtail1      
 Pilling Lane EndsPink-​footed Goosec500 east of amenity area north of A588   
 Sand VillaWhooper Swan60 still with smaller numbers of Mutes   
 Jeremy LaneMute Swan58     
 Conder GreenTufted Duck14 Pool   
  Black-​tailed Godwit80+ Pool    
 Bank EndSwallow1MOn territory  AC  
  White Wagtail1M     
  Pied Wagtail3      
  Meadow Pipit3      
 Little EcclestonFieldfare30+ Fields off Rawcliffe Rd    
  Rook25+ Nests off Rawcliffe Rd     
 Pilling LaneGoldfinch5 On feeders  Peter r  
  Blue Tit2      
  Great Tit1      
  Buzzard1 Ver the garden     
  Woodpigeon4 Nesting pair     
 WeshamSwallow7+ Flying around cattle Lee h  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Drumming, woods off mowbreck lane    
  Chiffchaff2 1 singing    
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
 Fluke HallCurlew65 Heading for salt marsh  Peter r  
  Greylag Goose2      
 BroadgateCommon Sandpiper1   Richard H  
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1FOver    
  Goosander53M 2F     
  Sand Martin11      
 MythopRook135+ Nests Jol  
  Blackcap  Singing    
4th April
 Conder GreenGreenshank2 creek Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Avocet2 pool    
  Tufted Duck15 pool    
 Shard BridgeSwallow4 over P. Ellis / P. Slade  
 BrockKingfisher1 in riverside bush, downstream of A6 bridge P. Ellis / P. Slade  
 Newton MarshContinental Black-​tailed Godwit1   P. Ellis / P. Slade  
  Black-​tailed Godwit4 Icelandic    
  Great White Egret1 flew over low then off to south    
  Mistle Thrush2 pair chasing magpies off    
 FreckletonRaven1 over Lower Lane P. Ellis / P. Slade  
  Kestrel2 Lower Lane    
  Buzzard2 Lower Lane    
  Wheatear1mLower Lane    
 The HeadsGolden Plover189 corner fieldSD351450P. Ellis / P. Slade  
  Snipe3 corner fieldSD351450   
 Ridge FarmGolden Plover70 on coastal field P. Ellis / P. Slade  
  Barn Owl1 hunting around high fenced field    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 drumming    
 Pilling LaneLesser Redpoll1 east over sea wall P. Ellis / P. Slade  
  Siskin3 east over sea wall    
  Tree Sparrow3 over sea wall gaining height    
  Wheatear32m, 1fsea wall.    
  Swallow3 east over sea wall    
  Kestrel1 flew out over bay heading NE    
  Pink-​footed Goose137 flew north over bay    
  Meadow Pipit150 north and east over sea wall    
  Carrion Crow30 on the beach    
  Sand Martin4 north over sea wall    
  Barn Owl1 hunting east of Beach Road    
 Starr GatePink-​footed Goose133 north. Watch 0645-​1030.   
  Eider18 6 sth. 12 nth.    
  Common Scoter400      
  Red-​breasted Merganser5 north.    
  Red-​throated Diver14 north.    
  Great Crested Grebe1 north.    
  Gannet34 south.    
  Sandwich Tern5 north.    
  Guillemot7 north.    
  Meadow Pipit62 north.    
 Pilling LaneGreenfinch2 On feeders. First for a year Peter r  
  House Sparrow4      
  Blue Tit3      
  Great Tit2      
 Lytham MossGrey Partridge2 NE of radar station this evening Frank Bird  
 MythopGreen Sandpiper1 main dyke flood Frank Bird  
  White Wagtail6 main dyke flood    
 Marton MereSand Martin200+ feeding low over mere 19:00 JSc  
  Swallow4+ feeding low over mere 19:00    
 Little PlumptonGreen Sandpiper1 On flood . DS  
 FreckletonCattle Egret7 In with cattle on Lower Lane . 09.50 DS  
 Marton MereSand Martin125+ Low over the mere, 17.00 TS  
  Cetti's Warbler4+ Singing    
  Meadow Pipit6 SE field    
  Pied Wagtail1 East field    
  Snipe4 Island pool    
  Lapwing2 SE field    
  Shelduck2m, fSE field    
  Goldeneye62ad.m, 2imm.m, 2f     
  Great Black-​backed Gull3ads     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBlackcap1mSinging, NW copse TS  
  Chiffchaff8 Singing, around the bridle paths    
  Song Thrush5 Singing    
  Tufted Duck42m     
  Little Grebe1      
 Lytham MossRaven2 Mobbing buzzard across West Moss Rd John Lees  
 FleetwoodSandwich Tern2 W Dfw  
 Fairhaven DunesWheatear2 salt marsh AA  
 Myerscough QuarryShoveler2     
  Tufted Duck22      
  Little Grebe6      
  Grey Heron6      
 Rossall SchoolWheatear1m    
  Sandwich Tern2      
 Newton MarshSwallow2   Steve Swift  
 Skippool CreekGreylag Goose2 mid-​afternoon, incoming tide JSc  
  Gadwall2pairat creek mouth    
  Little Egret3      
  Black-​tailed Godwit15      
  Little Gull2ad & 2cyresting on mud at 15:20 then flew downriver    
  Great Black-​backed Gull1adult     
 Marton MereStock Dove2 barn roof Ellen Pemberton  
  Buzzard1 west 11.45    
  Magpie11 Woodland Watch    
  Little Grebe1 calling    
 Benson's LaneTeal32 On flood Steve Jones  
  Shoveler8 7 males, 1 female on flood    
  Swallow15 12 around flood, 3 heading north later    
  Sand Martin8 Around flood    
  Song Thrush1MaleSinging    
  Pied Wagtail8 Around flood    
  Canada Goose2 Over    
  Greylag Goose4 Over    
  Chiffchaff5 Along lanes. 2 singing    
  Greenfinch2 1 display flight    
  Shelduck2 In nearby fields    
  Long-​tailed Tit2 In hedge    
 Cockerham Moss EdgeBarn Owl1 Sat on post by Gulf Lane brewery  AC  
 Warbreck HillChiffchaff1 In my garden DJM  
 FreckletonCattle Egret8 lower lane andy myo GJ  
  Little Egret1      
 Marton MereHouse Martin1 10.25+ TS  
  Swallow3 a.m.    
  Sand Martin10+ a.m.    
  Willow Warbler1mSinging, NE corner    
  Chiffchaff1 Collecting nesting material    
  Blackcap1mSinging near FBC hide    
  Linnet50+ SE field    
  Whooper Swan5 North over east fields    
  Pink-​footed Goose5 East over the mere    
 FreckletonCattle Egret8 viewed from gate near car valeting garage andy myo GJ  
  Little Egret1      
 Fluke Hall LaneBarn Owl1 Sat on post by Libby Lane  AC  
 CarletonSwallow1 Resting on telephone wires Jol  
 Poulton-le-FyldePink-​footed Goose70+ Heading north over Moorland Gardens  Jol  
3rd April
 Head Dyke LaneMute Swan1     
 Myerscough QuarrySwallow1 1st this year AJH  
 Ingol Village GreenSparrowhawk1 Finishing off my male blackbird for dinner Steve Swift  
 Marton MereBarnacle Goose2 east fields with Canada's and Greylags. Probably the same 2 seen in Winter with Pinks.   
 Marton MereSand Martin50     
 Marton MereSwallow3 Over caravan park, 18.30-​35 TS  
  Sand Martin4 Over caravan park    
  Chiffchaff2 Singing    
  Cetti's Warbler4 Singing    
  Mistle Thrush1 Singing, east caravan park    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 East caravan park    
  Pied Wagtail1 East field    
  Linnet42 SE field/dyke Hawthorns    
  Lapwing3 SE field    
  Oystercatcher2 SE field    
  Buzzard1 Over east fields    
  Kestrel1fBarn roof    
  Little Owl1 Small barn roof    
  Stock Dove7 Barn roof    
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Goldeneye85 ad.m, 2cy.m, 2f     
  Shelduck2+m, fSE field. Earlier 1 male island pool    
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Mute Swan102 2cy     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe1   TS  
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Buzzard1 Circling over NW corner    
  Song Thrush4 Singing    
  Chiffchaff5 Singing    
 Marton MereBarnacle Goose43     
  Snipe12 including 11 that left together    
 Thornton Marsh FarmShoveler6     
  Tufted Duck3      
  Greylag Goose18      
 Kincraig LakeWillow Warbler1m    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
 Kincraig LakeWillow Warbler1m    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
 North Blackpool Pond TrailChiffchaff1m    
 Rossall SchoolSandwich Tern2     
 Todderstaffe HallGreat Spotted Woodpecker1male  Paul Slade  
 Poulton-le-FyldeGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 Moreton Drive Paul Slade  
  Buzzard1 over    
 SingletonGreat Spotted Woodpecker1f  Barry Dyson  
  Chiffchaff1 Singing    
  Peacock butterfly2      
  Small Tortoiseshell2      
 FreckletonCattle Egret3  Lower lane with Cattle at 08:50SD436296Frank Bird  
 Fluke HallCommon Crane1 Probable crane, very high over toward heysham at approximately 11 am Lee h  
 Fluke HallCommon Crane1  high ,  Lee h  
 Fluke HallRaven1 Over SE, chased by a crow....  AC  
  Goldfinch9 Feeding on stubble field     
  Meadow Pipit11+ Feeding on stubble field     
 Marton MereWillow Warbler1 Singing, NE corner TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCetti's Warbler1 Singing, west end of SSSI hedgerow TS  
  Blackcap3 Singing, 2 NW corner    
 Poulton-le-FyldePink-​footed Goose120+ Skein going north over Moorland Gardens  Jol  
 BrockSwallow1 On wires, A6 Ash Baines  
 Warbreck HillBlackcap1mSinging in Golden triangle DJM  
  Song Thrush1mSinging in Magpie Wood     
2nd April
 Out RawcliffeRook25 Nests in wood off Crook Gate Lane Jol  
  Rook8 St Johns Church wood    
 Marton MereGoldeneye75m, 2f  TS  
  Shelduck3 Flew off from SE field. Later 1 male island pool    
  Mute Swan2+2 2cy+ ads    
  Lapwing5 SE field    
  Buzzard1 Over Chain Lane    
  Stock Dove9 Barn roof    
  Rook1 NE over the mere    
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Linnet13+ SE field    
  Cetti's Warbler5 Singing    
  Sand Martin2 a.m.    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBlackcap1mSinging, NW end TS  
  Chiffchaff6 5 Singing    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, west side pool scrub    
  Tufted Duck2m     
 Blackpool Sixth Form CollegeBuzzard4     
 Lytham CrematoriumShoveler1m    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Rossall SchoolLesser Redpoll1+ north   
  Siskin1+ north    
  Meadow Pipit80+ north    
  Pink-​footed Goose38 north    
 Wesham MarshGreenfinch1   Lee h  
  Tree Sparrow8+      
  Reed Bunting76m     
  Little Egret1      
  Grey Heron1      
  Greylag Goose2      
 Newton MarshAvocet7   D and S Blair  
  Black-​tailed Godwit45 Many in breeding plumage    
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Golden Plover1 On grass to right of bank    
 Carr House Green CommonWillow Tit1 at feeders Paul Slade  
  Bullfinch32 malesat feeders    
  Willow Warbler3malessinging    
  Reed Bunting4 at feeders    
  Greenfinch2 at feeders    
  Tree Sparrow1 at feeders    
  House Sparrow1 at feeders    
 Poulton-le-FyldeGoldcrest1maleSinging Moreton Drive Paul Slade  
  Buzzard2 over    
 Mossom FieldChiffchaff1   F.Roe/val  
  Long-​tailed Tit4 2 pairs, different area    
  Blue Tit  several    
  Great Tit       
  Magpie  lots    
 WartonRook5 Active Nests -​ Car Wash Ian Walker  
 CliftonRook39 Active Nests -​ Dobbies Car Park Ian Walker  
 Great PlumptonRook55 Active Nests -​ The Hill by A583 Ian Walker  
 Bartle HallRook19 Active Nests low number possibly due to the Link Road Construction Ian Walker  
 Lightfoot GreenChiffchaff3MalesSinging  Steve Jones  
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Canada Goose10      
  Oystercatcher63 pairs     
  Sand Martin18 Prepped sand cliffs on western quarry excavations.    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull3 2 displaying    
  Stock Dove1      
  Red-​legged Partridge1      
  Bullfinch1 Calling    
 PillingSwallow1MOn wires Hooles Lane AC  
  Barn Owl1 Hunting Hooles Lane     
  Tree Sparrow3 On feeders Ned's Lane    
 Cocker's DykeGolden Plover42 outflow Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Ridge FarmTwite1 on wires Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Pilling LaneSiskin1femalefeeders Beach Road Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Swallow1 flew east along sea wall    
 Marton MereRaven1 Flew NE over east fields, then on a pylon briefly TS  
  Blackcap1mSinging next to SW hide    
 Preston DockRaven1 Moving slowly on thermals and cronking above Bull Nose. martin jump.  
  Great Crested Grebe1 East end of dock.    
  Goldcrest1 Singing.    
 Knott EndEider1MOn river DB  
 Poulton-le-FyldeBuzzard7 In the sky at one point, viewed from Fylde Cricket Club Jol  
 FleetwoodSiskin32 male 1 femaleIn garden Ullswater Avenue on feeders KG  
 Rossall SchoolSandwich Tern2 F.Roe  
 KirkhamBlackcap1msinging The Coppice Geoff Speight  
  Chiffchaff1 singing The Coppice    
1st April
 Todderstaffe HallBrambling1maleat feeders R Smith  
  Siskin1 at feeders    
 Poulton-le-FyldeSparrowhawk1maleHardhorn Road Paul Slade  
 MythopSand Martin90 50 wake park ream hills, 40 lake west of railway Frank Bird  
 St Annes Old LinksWheatear2 Evening Ash Baines  
  Pink-​footed Goose25 North early morning    
 Sand VillaWhooper Swan66 plus a few Mutes   
 Grange ParkGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 behind St Mary's school   
  Chiffchaff1 behind St Mary's school    
 Starr GateCanada Goose6 north. Watch 0645-​1030. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Pink-​footed Goose110 north.    
  Whooper Swan11 north.    
  Eider4 south.    
  Common Scoter16 north.    
  Red-​breasted Merganser2 north.    
  Osprey1 north 0905.    
  Grey Plover8 south.    
  Knot430 south.    
  Swallow2 north.    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail7 north.    
  Meadow Pipit358 north.    
  Goldcrest1 in off 0945!!    
 Marton MereSand Martin2 a.m. TS  
  Chiffchaff3 Singing    
  Cetti's Warbler5 Singing    
  Lapwing2 SE field    
  Oystercatcher2 SE field    
  Shelduck2m, fSE field    
  Goldeneye74 ad.m, imm.m, 2f     
  Teal65+ Island pool    
  Buzzard1 Over SW area    
  Stock Dove2      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBlackcap2mSinging, west side, NW end TS  
  Reed Bunting1m     
  Stock Dove1 Over east, central    
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Little Grebe2 West side pool    
 Marton MereGoldeneye65m  NJL TF CH  
  Greylag Goose8      
  Canada Goose10      
  Mute Swan7      
  Cetti's Warbler2 FBC Hide    
  Reed Bunting22mFBC hide    
  Long-​tailed Tit5 North scrub     
  Chiffchaff1 North scrub     
  Kestrel1 Over island    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull5      
  Herring Gull25+      
  Blue Tit2 Woodland Watch     
  Chaffinch65mWoodland Watch     
  Dunnock2 Woodland Watch     
  Pheasant2m/fWoodland Watch     
  Reed Bunting1mWoodland Watch     
  Great Tit2 Woodland Watch     
  Small Tortoiseshell4      
  Peacock butterfly1      
 IngolLesser Redpoll MaleOn my garden feeders Steve Jones  
 FulwoodNuthatch1AdultCalling outside, in the back garden, which backs onto the Harris Park. Jim Clift  
 FleetwoodWillow Warbler1 In garden Ullswater AvenuejKG  
 Poulton-le-FyldeMeadow Pipit27 Old Field Carr Barry Dyson  
  Siskin14 Old Field Carr. Together, north    
 Fluke Hall LaneGreat White Egret1 in ditch opp. Rose Cottage F.Roe/val  
 Pilling Lane EndsShort-​eared Owl1 flew from pilling side up infront of car park 2.28 to 2.40pm being mobbed then went back to fluke hall direction F.Roe/val  
  Peregrine  over marsh hunting    
 St Annes Old LinksWheatear1Maleon 5th fairway John Williams  
 Pilling LaneGoldfinch6 On and around feeders Peter r  
  Lesser Redpoll3 On feeders    
 Poulton-le-FyldePink-​footed Goose70+ Heading North Jol  
 Pilling LaneBrambling1 calling from tree top Beach Road Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Siskin10 Beach Road: 9 on feeders and one plus over calling    
  Meadow Pipit60 steady movement east into wind along sea wall    
  Lesser Redpoll2m, fgarden feeders Beach Road    
  Peregrine1 circling over    
  Pink-​footed Goose90 flew north over the bay    
  Barn Owl1 hunting east of Beach road 1700 hrs    
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose5 Grazing in field, Ballam end John Lees  
 Poulton-le-FyldePink-​footed Goose180+ 2 skiens, north Jol  
Fylde Bird Club