Sightings for January 2020

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
22nd January
 Fairhaven LakePintail1M  TR  
  Reed Bunting31M 2F     
 Knott EndChiffchaff1     
  Reed Bunting3      
  Song Thrush1      
  Pink-​footed Goose400 Preesall Sands at dawn    
21st January
 Knott EndPink-​footed Goose500 fields south of library   
  Whooper Swan33 adultsflew west    
  Mute Swan22 adultsflew west    
  Reed Bunting3      
  Little Egret1      
 Newton MarshSiberian Chiffchaff1 1330hrs opposite the Recycling Depot entrance towards the left edge of the trees and scrub Ian Walker  
  Goldcrest2 With the above     
 Lawson WetlandCetti's Warbler1 calling   
  Song Thrush1 singing    
  Long-​tailed Tit3      
 Bispham CliffsLesser Black-​backed Gull1ad1st I've seen on the beach this year. Quite a dark individual with little contrast between mantle and primaries DJM  
 Knott EndTwite40 On Ferry slipway  AC  
 FleetwoodSnow Bunting3 100m W of Marine Hall @ 3.30pm BD  
 Marton MereGoldeneye43m  TS  
  Fieldfare10+ north side    
  Goldcrest1 NE scrub    
  Cetti's Warbler2 singing    
 Stanley ParkScaup1ad.f  TS  
  Tufted Duck104      
  Shoveler15 + hybrid    
  Cormorant9 at 3pm    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet5      
  Coal Tit2      
  Long-​tailed Tit3      
 FleetwoodBlackcap1mon garden feeders this am, then chased away by a robin (Dronsfield rd) B Wood  
 Freckleton MarshBarnacle Goose6 pool lane andy myo  
  Water Pipit1 on scrape    
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Song Thrush1      
 Bispham CliffsSnow Bunting1MMiddle prom, top of Red Bank Rd Phil Moore  
20th January
 Warton BankWater Pipit6 On and around the concrete pipes . DS  
  Whooper Swan120+      
  Great White Egret1      
  Tree Sparrow3      
  Greenfinch8 On feeders .    
  Reed Bunting6      
  Meadow Pipit3 on tide line.    
 Cocker's DykePink-​footed Goose500 on pasture coastal field to westSD373494Paul Ellis  
  Greylag Goose1 with pinkfeet on pasture coastal field to westSD373494   
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2     
 Newton MarshChiffchaff1 1200hrs flycatching opposite Recycling Depot and 1600hrs on muck heap nearest the depot entrance  Ian Walker  
 Lytham HallSiskin31m,2f Lily pond alders  Frank Bird  
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1 Injured right leg, bleeding. D & J Moreton  
 StainingMediterranean Gull1ad.wover the field SW of Todderstaffe Wood TS  
  Black-​headed Gull500+ slow moving tractor putting slurry down    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2ads     
  Common Gull5+      
  Herring Gull15+      
  Whooper Swan2adswest over the field    
  Skylark10 up from the field    
  Snipe1 up from the field    
  Pied Wagtail36 on the hedgerow at north side of field    
  Meadow Pipit2      
  Lapwing80+ circling west of Todderstaffe Wood    
  Redwing150+ 125+ over west of Todderstaffe Wood, 25+ field north of Moorsfield Farm    
  Song Thrush1 singing near McColl's shop    
  Collared Dove1      
  Teal84mpond NE of shop, more heard from pond further east    
  Pink-​footed Goose400+ field east of Newton Arms    
 Lytham MossFieldfare250+   Ian Mc  
  Grey Partridge2 field opp radar    
  Mistle Thrush3 2 nr crem 1 nr farm    
  Meadow Pipit10      
  Pied Wagtail1      
 Myerscough QuarryWigeonc400     
 Danson HillLittle Egret1     
  Grey Heron1      
 Cuddy HillTree Sparrow7     
  Song Thrush2      
 Warton BankHen Harrier2m ringtailmale southside am andy myo  
  Great White Egret1      
  Whooper Swan120      
 Starr GateShelduck13 10 sth. 3 nth. Watch 0815-​1045. A.A. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Common Scoter1150 inshore.    
  Red-​throated Diver61 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe14 south.    
  Cormorant146 88 sth. 58 nth.    
  Common Gull10 south.    
  Guillemot1 south.    
 Newton-with-ScalesLittle Owl2 thames street andy myo  
 StainingBuzzard3 circling over the windmill area TS  
 Marton MereBullfinch1 calling, MW scrub TS  
  Chiffchaff1 NW scrub    
  Goldcrest1 north central scrub    
  Long-​tailed Tit7      
  Reed Bunting1f     
  Fieldfare12+ north side    
  Song Thrush5 singing    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1fNW scrub    
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing, NW corner    
  Buzzard2 over the west end    
  Sparrowhawk2m, f     
  Stock Dove1      
  Collared Dove1 over SW    
  Mute Swan31 1st.w.     
 Knott EndChiffchaff1     
  Long-​tailed Tit19      
  Reed Bunting2      
  Pink-​footed Goose450 fields south of library    
19th January
 Fleetwood FarmPink-​footed Goose775 both sides of Amounderness Way Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
 Lytham QuaysTeal100   Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Black-​tailed Godwit3      
 Warton MarshMerlin2 plus Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Marsh Harrier3 plus north side, settling to roost    
  Water Pipit1 on a log c 0.5 mile east of Bank Lane    
  Great White Egret1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit30 flew downriver    
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Whooper Swan9 on marsh    
 StainingKestrel2   Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
 Stanley Parkhybrid Gadwall x Shoveler1m    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet2+      
  Coal Tit1+      
  Black-​headed Gull2 regular Scandinavian birds white VLP and 4FC    
 Marton MereLittle Owl1 perched, Hawthorn next to barn, 14.40+ TS  
  Stock Dove3 barn roof    
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundMistle Thrush2   Ellen Pemberton  
 Marton MereGoldcrest2 near Dragonfly Hide Ellen Pemberton  
  Song Thrush1      
 Lytham MossFieldfare200+   AA IAN Mc  
  Long-​tailed Tit14      
  Pink-​footed Goose9      
  Pied Wagtail9      
 FleetwoodReed Bunting1maleGarden Ullswater Avenue KG  
  Collared Dove1      
  Blackcap32 male 1 female     
  Coal Tit1      
 Newton MarshRuff2 0830-​0930 & 1330-​1545hrs -​ waders were only present in the afternoon Ian Walker  
  Black-​tailed Godwit1270 Two large flocks evident including colour ringed birds Y8-​LR ringed Iceland 10.07.12 and YGR-​RNR Kent bird    
  Golden Plover200      
  Chiffchaff1 On muck heaps near the Blue Trailer briefly at 1500hrs unfortunately Pied Wagtails chased it off. A winter Chiff is always interesting, hopefully it will stay    
  Grey Wagtail2      
  Pied Wagtail9      
 FairhavenGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 Royal Lytham GC, opposite Roseberry Ave FW  
 Lytham HallJay1 BY MOUND FW/BW  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 drums briefly by inner gate    
  Long-​tailed Tit10+  lilley pond alders    
  Treecreeper1 in lilley pond alders    
  Nuthatch4 scattered in woodland    
  Song Thrush1 by mound    
  Blackbird108m, 2ffeeding on ground by Dovecote    
  Goldfinch1 in Yew by inner gate    
 Blackpool North ShorePurple Sandpiper2 around kart track as tide ebbed   
  Shelduck8 on sea, unusual for here    
  Common Scoter54 south    
 Myerscough QuarryWigeon200+ Lots more not visible due to fog so conservative estimate  Stu Milne  
  Tufted Duck8+      
  Mute Swan2      
  Little Grebe3      
  Woodcock1 Flushed out of hedge bottom.    
  Kingfisher1 Canal     
 St AnnesBlackcap1FOn garden feeders IH  
 Stanley ParkScaup1ad.f  TS  
  Pochard43m, f     
  Shoveler30 + hybrid    
  Tufted Duck75+      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet4      
  Coal Tit2      
 Knott EndPink-​footed Goose500 Preesall Sands at dawn   
  Reed Bunting3      
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1     
18th January
 BraidesKestrel1 Two separate birdsSD442513J Wood  
  Kestrel1  SD443514   
 Little SingletonBuzzard1 FlyoverSD383395J Wood  
 Little MartonBuzzard1 Mythop Road   
 Mains HallGreylag Goose45     
 Blackpool South ShorePied Wagtail1     
 MeresidePied Wagtail32 Tesco car park   
 Starr GateShelduck2 south. Watch 0830-​1100. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Eider2 south.    
  Common Scoter700      
  Red-​throated Diver24 south.    
  Cormorant52 34 north. 18 south.    
  Common Gull8ads.south.    
 Bispham CliffsSnow Bunting1 On shore below sea wall just North of Norbreck Hotel. J Wood  
 Lytham MossStonechat8   Frank Bird  
 Lytham MossStonechat1f  Mark & Gill Cookson  
 Stanley ParkScaup11f  Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Tufted Duck       
  Canada Goose       
 Salisbury WoodlandSong Thrush    Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Mistle Thrush       
 Marton MereWater Rail  heard at dam end of mere Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Cetti's Warbler  heard from FBC hide    
  Kestrel2 1 being harassed by jackdaws near big barn    
  Grey Heron2 next to possible mute swan nest     
  Goldeneye32m 1fwest end of mere    
  Tufted Duck       
  Greylag Goose       
 Warton BankGreat White Egret1   Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Water Pipit1 on concrete pipe 250 yards east of Bank Lane    
  Marsh Harrier1 On south side of river    
  Linnet14 feeding on high tide line at end of Bank lane    
  Whooper Swan  at west end of marsh    
  Pink-​footed Goose  2 skeins over going south east     
 Preston DockBlack-​headed Gull  5 ringed birds: 2C50 Blue left leg -​ 2P20 blue left leg -​ 2J30 blue left -​ 2F01 Blue right leg -​ 2J27 blue left leg Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Common Gull6      
  Pied Wagtail2      
 Stanley ParkCormorant21 at 15.30 TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet5      
 StainingPink-​footed Goose300+ fields east of Westfield Avenue TS  
 Warton BankStonechat2m f  andy myo  
  Great White Egret1      
 Newton MarshChiffchaff1 on muck heaps near entrance to tip andy myo  
  Golden Plover200+      
  Black-​tailed Godwit300+      
 GreenhalghFieldfare100+   andy myo  
 Wesham MarshRoe Deer2buck doe  andy myo  
 Lytham MossMistle Thrush2 Crem edge of moss Ian Mc  
  Lapwing29 over    
 Marton MereStarlingc5000 4.30 -​ roosted in NE reedbed behind island NJL  
  Grey Heron1      
  Greylag Goose16 Scrape    
  Canada Goose8 Scrape     
  Teal10+ Scrape     
  Wigeon10+ Scrape     
  Shoveler6 Scrape     
  Gadwall2 Scrape     
  Snipe2 Scrape     
  Mute Swan3      
  Kestrel1 Over island     
  Buzzard1 Over pumping station     
  Sparrowhawk1 Woodland opposite woodland watch hide    
 Marton MereWoodcock1 NE corner Dfw  
 Marton MereBittern1 short flight over the edge of west end reeds at 3pm, at last TS  
  Goldeneye43m, f     
  Sparrowhawk2m, flots of displaying, a.m.    
  Stock Dove4 barn roof    
  Water Rail3 calling. 1 low in flight, NW corner    
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing, NW corner    
  Goldfinch8 SW scrub    
 Fluke HallTwite25+ By ferry jetty [knott end, eds.] M Towers. K Towers  
  American Golden Plover1 marshes [presumably an input error, eds.]    
  Meadow Pipit8+      
 FreckletonGreenshank2 0830hrs ebbing tide Pool Lane  Ian Walker  
  Water Pipit1 On scrape     
  Little Egret2 Colour ringed bird White L & Yellow B seen here last January     
  Black-​tailed Godwit670      
  Grey Plover11      
 BlackleachWoodcock1 Over M55 at dawn   
17th January
 Fairhaven LakeSong Thrush6 Feeding together south side of lake Frank Bird  
  Kingfisher1 still    
 Ingol Village Golf CourseMistle Thrush1   Steve Swift  
  Long-​tailed Tit8      
 Knott EndReed Bunting3     
  Herring Gull80      
  Little Egret1      
  Pied Wagtail3      
 Cocker's DykeCaspian Gull1first-​winter  Chris Batty  
  Mediterranean Gull33 adults     
  Black-​headed Gull2000      
  Common Gull130      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull10      
  Herring Gull50      
 Glasson MarshGoldeneye21 Lune Estuary J Wood  
  Goosander9 Conder Pool    
 Bispham CliffsSnow Bunting1 Still on upper prom opp Leyburn Ave at 16.00 DJM  
 Warton BankHen Harrier1M 3CYVery close at 1610hrs allowing good views of the immature feathering in the upper wing  Ian Walker  
 Hambleton MarshJack Snipe1   TS  
  Dunlin45+ over the Wyre    
  Little Egret1      
  Rock Pipit2+ unidentified Rock/Meadow Pipit 15+ (not close enough and no calls)    
 FleetwoodGoldfinch5 In garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
  Blackcap32m 1fFeeding together on mahonia flowers    
  Sparrowhawk1 Sat on fence    
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1immwest side of Bradshaw Lane north of Eagland Hill T.Myerscough  
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1     
 Kincraig LakePochard32m, f  TS  
  Tufted Duck1f     
 Bispham CliffsSnow Bunting1 Along top of cliffs opp Leyburn Ave then flew N DJM  
 CarletonPink-​footed Goose660 on pasture east of old railway. sat-​collared bird with white leg ring '19' JSc  
  Mute Swan21st wintersover    
  Little Egret1      
 Warbreck HillSparrowhawk2 Over garden E together DJM  
16th January
 Carr House Green CommonBarn Owl1 hunting at dawn    
 Preesall Moss SideCurlew40     
 Cold RowLesser Black-​backed Gull1adult    
  Herring Gull1adult     
 Out RawcliffeRedwing40     
 Head Dyke LaneRook60     
 Preesall ParkBuzzard2     
 Cockerham Moss EdgeKestrel1 east end   
  Little Egret1 west end    
  Grey Heron1      
 WrampoolStock Dove10     
 Eagland HillBuzzard2     
  Pink-​footed Goose50      
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
  Tree Sparrow2      
 CopthorneGreylag Goose120     
  Pink-​footed Goose1      
 Horse Park LaneLittle Egret5 south end   
  Grey Heron1 south end    
 Stake PoolGolden Plover50 flew south   
 Cumming CarrGolden Plover90     
 Knott EndPink-​footed Goose150 field south of library   
  Lapwing120 field south of library    
  Mediterranean Gull1adult     
  Black-​headed Gull800      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Feral Pigeon40      
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2     
 Marton MereOtter1 2.20 -​ in between scrape and FBC hide MM Volunteers  
  Teal12 Scrape     
  Wigeon25+ Scrape     
  Shoveler6 Scrape     
  Gadwall2 Scrape     
  Grey Heron1 Scrape     
  Cormorant2 Scrape     
  Mallard5 Scrape     
  Mute Swan3 Scrape     
  Moorhen2 Scrape     
  Canada Goose8 Scrape     
  Greylag Goose18 Scrape     
  Buzzard1 Over pumping station     
 Stanley ParkScaup1ad.fnorth lake TS  
  Tufted Duck84      
  Cormorant32 at 3pm    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet5 near stump circle    
 LythamMediterranean Gull2adsPeg's Lane Frank Bird  
 Fairhaven LakeKingfisher1 perched, north side of west island TS  
  Tufted Duck27      
15th January
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1     
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
 Fleetwood Marine LakesPurple Sandpiper1   Barry Dyson  
  Snow Bunting4 On shore behind the lakesSD3248   
  Skylark3 On shore behind the lakes    
  Sanderling115 On shore behind the lakes    
 Fleetwood DockRedshank275   Barry Dyson  
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkGrey Heron4   Barry Dyson  
  Shoveler106m, 4f     
  Tufted Duck96m, 3f     
  Great Black-​backed Gull10      
  Snipe25 Circling    
  Reed Bunting2m&f     
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1 a first for me andy myo  
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Meadow Pipit1      
 Knott EndTwite42+ as close as 7 metres next to ferry slipway TS  
  Eider43m, f     
  Little Egret1      
 Stanley ParkGadwall54   TS  
  Tufted Duck80      
  Cormorant19 at !4.00    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
 Marton MereGoldeneye1m  TS  
  Wigeon190+ 140+ in from the east, 14.45    
 Lytham MossBuzzard4   Ian Mc  
  Meadow Pipit30+      
  Pied Wagtail8      
  Grey Heron2      
  Mute Swan3      
 Warbreck HillWoodcock1 Flew over Warbreck Hill Rd from unity school at 15.55. Probably landed in the Golden triangle  DJM  
 Lytham QuaysHen Harrier1Ad FHunting edge of marsh before crossing river to south side Ash Baines  
  Whooper Swanc15      
  Tealc200 On flooded marsh    
 Marton MereBittern1 13.05 landed in reeds next to FBC hide Ash Baines  
  Cetti's Warbler2      
  Water Rail3      
 Stanley ParkScaup1 Still Ash Baines  
 Fleetwood FerryPeregrine1 Over Ash Baines  
 Fleetwood Marine LakesSnow Bunting4 Flew towards marine hall Ash Baines  
  Purple Sandpiper2 Roosting on marine lake with turnstones    
  Tufted Duck5      
 Knott EndPeregrine2 Preesall Sands   
 Marton MereFox1 9.20 Woodland Watch  MM VOLUNTEERS  
  Buzzard1 Over pumping station     
  Kestrel2 Over    
  Bittern1 9.30 flew east from NW viewing platform to reeds just west of Heron Hide    
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1     
  Corn Bunting90      
 Knott EndTwite40 Feeding @Corner of ferry slip  AC  
14th January
 Knott EndCoal Tit1     
 Squires GateOystercatcher13 On flooded Wren Rovers football pitch   
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2     
 Marton MereGoldcrest1 brambles in front of NW hide TS  
 FleetwoodBlackcap1maleIn garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
  Coal Tit1      
 Marton MereKestrel1 east fields AA JB  
  Magpie10 east fields    
  Greylag Goose40 from FBC hide    
  Cormorant2 scrape    
  Canada Goose4      
  Mute Swan3      
  Otter1 viewed from Platform    
  Black-​headed Gull50+      
  Herring Gull4      
  Water Rail1 calling FBC hide    
  Cetti's Warbler1 calling FBC hide    
  Blackbird137m 6f     
  Dunnock1 feeding station    
  Goldfinch13 feeding ststion    
  Pheasant2m ffeeding station    
  Reed Bunting1      
  Great Tit4 calling    
  Fieldfarec50 over at 12.00 towards NW    
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1 Flew onto the chain link fence, 2 Metres away AC  
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1 Speared another field Vole between its eyes....  AC +BD  
  Corn Bunting111 On wires    
 Stanley ParkScaup1ad.fSW lake TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3      
 FleetwoodLong-​tailed Tit8 in garden trees, Dronsfield rd B Wood  
 Knott EndTwite50 Feeding @Corner of ferry slip  AC  
13th January
 Wardley's CreekGreenshank3   Jol  
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2     
 Marton MereGoldeneye1m  TS  
 Stanley ParkCormorant23 at 14.00 TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3      
 Lytham JettyPintail30+   TS  
 Fairhaven BeachJack Snipe2 Count at Denford Ave FW  
  Snipe5 Count at Denford Ave    
 Fairhaven BeachLittle Egret4 11.50-​12.50 High Tide, marsh flooded  FW  
  Eider42m, 2f     
  Jack Snipe2      
  Water Rail1      
  Reed Bunting2females     
  Meadow Pipit1      
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1 Showed well, eventually  AC  
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Pied Wagtail3      
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1 Eating yet another field Vole...  AC  
  Corn Bunting53 On wires    
12th January
 Wardley's CreekLapwing148 Webs tide coming in though Jol  
  Black-​headed Gull28      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Herring Gull10      
  Rock Pipit1 Over    
 Shard BridgeShelduck64 Webs Jol  
  Black-​headed Gull83      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1      
 Ramper PotGreat Black-​backed Gull1 Webs Jol  
 Skippool CreekBlack-​headed Gull33 Webs Jol  
  Common Gull28      
  Herring Gull7      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull3      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
  Lapwing356 Probably more     
  Golden Plover173      
 Preesall FlashesPink-​footed Goose80 field southeast of Curwens Hill   
  Greylag Goose10 field southeast of Curwens Hill    
  Redwing1 Curwens Hill    
  Kestrel1 Curwens Hill    
  Stock Dove2 Curwens Hill    
 Agglebys PitMute Swan2     
  Greylag Goose50      
 The HeadsGrey Wagtail1     
 Rossall PointStonechat1 on bush next to tower B Wood  
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret0 Overnight roost no Egrets FW  
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1   Barry Dyson  
  Barn Owl1      
  Little Owl1      
  Corn Buntingc20      
  Tree Sparrowc25      
 Pilling Lane EndsRock Pipit6   Barry Dyson  
 Lea MarshGoosander1     
  Chinese Goose1 Savick Brook with hybrid offspring    
 Ashton-on-RibbleGoosander3 River Ribble   
  Chinese Goose1 One on Savick Brook with hybrid offspring    
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2   TS  
 Lytham QuaysGreat White Egret2 at 13.30-​45 TS  
  Little Egret2      
  Grey Heron2      
 Warton BankHen Harrier1femlow west past bank end at 200 metres, 11.50 TS  
  Great White Egret1      
  Little Egret9      
  Whooper Swan6      
 Lytham MossMeadow Pipit20   Ian Mc Ben Mc  
  Pink-​footed Goose100 over Ballam end    
  Mute Swan2      
 Lytham CrematoriumGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 Linnet Lane woods Ian Mc Ben Mc  
  Nuthatch1 Linnet Lane woods    
  Little Egret2 Liinnet Lane woods    
 IngolCormorant1 Flew over  Stu Milne  
  Coal Tit2      
  Bullfinch32 f 1 m     
  Grey Heron2      
 Marton MereBuzzard2   Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Snipe14 1 on edge of reeds from FBC hide (RH channel) , others flying over Mere    
  Greylag Goose       
  Cetti's Warbler1 heard only from FBC hide    
 Fleetwood PromenadeSnow Bunting42m 2ffeeding on shore line just after high tide Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Sanderlingc150 mobile flock on tide line    
  Ringed Plover2      
  Shelduck2 flew east    
 Fleetwood Marine LakesKnot2 on island at high tide roost Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Tufted Duck       
  Black-​headed Gull32      
 Blackpool North ShorePurple Sandpiper3 on go cart track wall at high tide Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Turnstonec40 on go cart track wall at high tide    
 Warton BankHen Harrier3Ad F, 2CY M, 3CY M1230 -​ 1500hrs IW, GW, MJ, AM  
  Marsh Harrier3      
  Water Pipit2 On concrete pipes    
  Great White Egret2      
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Fairhaven BeachCommon Scoter12CY DrakeBWP states that some 2CY drakes have the yellow over the Knob as this bird had a large yellow area on the bill Ian Walker WeBS  
  Grey Plover36      
 Fairhaven LakeCoot35 Reduced water level may explain the absence of Pochard, GC Grebe etc Ian Walker WeBS  
  Tufted Duck16      
  Mute Swan34      
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Lytham QuaysWhooper Swan6   Ian Walker WeBS  
  Greylag Goose18      
  Grey Heron2      
11th January
 Stanley ParkBlack-​headed Gull1 Ringed RL -​ Blue 2J52 LL metalSD327357JC Wood  
 Height o' th' HillBuzzard1     
 Knott EndGolden Plover60 flew southwest   
 StaynallPink-​footed Goose700 field west of The Willows   
  Song Thrush1 south of The Willows    
 Stanley ParkTreecreeper1   J Wood  
  Sparrowhawk1 Circling overhead    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet4      
 Jeremy LaneMute Swan30 13.30 in field  MF  
  Whooper Swan2      
 Sand VillaBewick's Swan3Adt11.00am In field  MF  
 Marton MereWigeon75+   TS  
  Water Rail1 calling    
  Stock Dove3      
  Jackdaw200+ over east field    
 Stanley ParkGreat Black-​backed Gull1ad  TS  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3      
 Thornton ICI ReservoirLittle Grebe5   TS  
  Tufted Duck13      
  Mute Swan2      
  Wigeon80+ west side of Wyre, a lot more Wigeon/Teal downriver    
  Teal20+ west side of Wyre    
  Shelduck30+ east side of Wyre    
  Black-​tailed Godwit12 over west side of Wyre    
 Kincraig LakePochard32m, f    
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
 Lytham CrematoriumShoveler1mAll records on crem pond   
  Black-​headed Gull55      
  Herring Gull1      
 Lytham MossBuzzard2 radar station area   
 Fleetwood Marine LakesTufted Duck42m, 2f    
 Fleetwood Marine LakesSnow Bunting4   TJC  
10th January
 Preston DockGrey Wagtail1     
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Herring Gullc10 including green Darvic N:27E    
  Black-​headed Gullc300 including white Darvics 3MV and JOZH, also eight local scheme birds    
 Lower BallamGrey Partridge2 Brays Rd Frank Bird  
  Raven2 Pylon    
 Sowerby HallGreen Sandpiper1 On Flood Frank Bird  
 MythopGadwall48 Dyke Flood  Frank Bird  
 ThurnhamBewick's Swan4 In field off Slack Lane AC  
 Blackpool North ShoreSnow Bunting1 Bispham end AA  
  Purple Sandpiper1      
 Carr House Green CommonGreat White Egret1 in trees on S side of Woods Lane Mark Cookson  
  Sparrowhawk1 flew over    
  Woodcock1 flushed from stand on trees to left of wooden bridge    
  Kestrel2 hunting over common at dusk    
 Warton BankHen Harrier1fSightings were from approx 250 east of end of Bank Lane next to small bench Mark Cookson  
  Great White Egret1      
  Sparrowhawk1 sat in trees looking towards BAE    
  Whooper Swan26      
  Canada Goose       
  Snipe4 flushed by HH going over    
  Jay1 flew over metal structure in field to left of parking space    
  Mistle Thrush1 on metal structure left of parking space    
 Savick ParkBullfinch1f  Mark Cookson  
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1juvshowed well at 30 metres in the field north of Birk's Farm TS  
  Corn Bunting20+ tree north of Birk's Farm    
  Yellowhammer42m, 2f2 in hedge north of Moss Cottage, 2 roadside hedge south of Head Farm    
  Tree Sparrow10+ feeding station, west corner of New Road    
  Stock Dove1      
 Lytham MossBuzzard2   Ian Mc  
  Redwing70 50 nr farm 20 crem end    
  Fieldfare120 ballam end    
  Grey Heron1      
  Mute Swan2      
  Long-​tailed Tit3 bushes nr radar    
  Stonechat1mballam end    
  Pink-​footed Goose29 ballam end    
  Lapwing11 crem end    
 Rawcliffe MossStonechat2m, fclose to the road, north of Lousanna Farm TS  
  Red-​legged Partridge5 field south of Union Lane    
  Stock Dove8 field south of Union Lane    
  Skylark2 field south of Union Lane    
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Meadow Pipit1      
  Pied Wagtail3      
  Tree Sparrow30+ roadside hedge near Lousanna Farm    
  Lapwing100+ flood west of Lancaster Road    
  Pink-​footed Goose3000+ in flight east of Valiant's Farm    
 Little EcclestonGreen Sandpiper1 roadside flood just east of Cartford Bridge. Excellent views at 20 metres TS  
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Fieldfare45+ over south    
  Stock Dove1 field north of bridge    
  Common Gull16adsfield north of bridge    
  Sparrowhawk1fover west    
  Buzzard4 circled to the NE    
 Little SingletonLittle Egret6 Horse paddock next to Garstang Road TS  
 StainingPink-​footed Goose325+ field just east of Newton Arms TS  
  Teal23 flood east of Newton Arms    
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1   JB AH  
  Barn Owl2 Vole caught by one    
  Tree Sparrow12+      
 new siteKestrel1 hunting by Shard bridge JB AH  
 Fluke HallPink-​footed Goosec500 Field by car park JB AH  
  Wren2 on rocks    
 MedlarRedwing400+ fields at end of medlar lane andy myo  
  Song Thrush1      
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1 Showing extremely well on first concrete filter bed AC  
  Chiffchaff2 Inc a very Yellow one    
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Pied Wagtail2      
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1 Swallowing another field Vole...  AC  
  Barn Owl2      
  Corn Bunting29      
 Warton BankWater Pipit4 from south east corner of b.a.e  andy myo  
  Hen Harrier2male ringtail     
  Marsh Harrier1      
  Great White Egret1      
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1   Tom Westhead  
 Knott EndTwite50 Feeding @Corner of ferry slip  AC  
 Knott EndPink-​footed Goose200 fields south of library   
  Coal Tit1      
  Reed Bunting4      
  Song Thrush1      
9th January
 FleetwoodBlackcap1maleIn garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
  House Sparrow2male & female     
  Coal Tit1      
  Blue Tit3      
  Great Tit1      
 Knott EndIceland Gull1juvenilemud south of slipwaySD345483  
  Twite35 base of slipwaySD346485   
  Turnstone1 base of slipwaySD346485   
  Reed Bunting4      
  Song Thrush1      
  Knot9000 Preesall Sands    
  Pink-​footed Goose800 field south of library    
 Blackpool South ShoreGrey Wagtail1 Foxhall Village   
 Marton MereWoodcock1 Flushed north scrub  MM Volunteers  
  Fieldfare10+ North scrub     
  Redwing9 North scrub    
  Wren1 North scrub     
  Robin1 North scrub     
  Great Tit2 North scrub     
  Blackbird2 North scrub     
  Buzzard1 In tree behind pumping station     
  Magpie24 A gulp in a single tree opposite Woodland Watch     
  Mute Swan5      
 Lytham Mossnew species1 Stoat Radar station   
  Buzzard1 radar station sat on bush    
  Stonechat2m/fansdell end off main road    
  Mute Swan3      
  Fieldfare500+ ballam end    
  Redwing10+ Ballam end    
 ScronkeyBarn Owl1 Lancaster Rd / Hambleton junction. Seems regular about 1500hrs Dfw  
 Knott EndIceland Gull1Juv! On sands to L of slipway Dfw  
  Twitec30 Flew across to Fwd, about 12 returned    
 Church ScarRed-​legged Partridge3   AA  
 BisphamSnow Bunting1 opposite Madison Avenue, 14.30-​40+, favouring upper walk unless disturbed, to within 5 metres TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseRedwing8 over west side TS  
  Mistle Thrush2 west side green    
  Tufted Duck8 west side pool    
 CleveleysReed Bunting74m 3fin garden -​ highest daily count Carol J  
 ThurnhamBewick's Swan4 Clarksons farm, Moss Lane  AC  
 Marton MereGoldeneye3ad.males  TS  
  Goldcrest2 near NW platform    
  Sparrowhawk2femslow over inflow reeds, then perched together    
 Carr House Green CommonBuzzard2     
  Woodcock1 flew from gorse    
 Myerscough QuarryGadwall2     
  Tufted Duck12      
  Little Grebe1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
  Grey Heron1      
8th January
 Blackpool North ShoreSnow Bunting1 prom at Leyburn Avenue per D Barker  
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1Juv.3pm flew West over Bradshaw Ln to ditch after showing well near Birk's Farm. J Wood  
 Marton MereWoodcock2 Flushed north scrub MM Volunteers  
  Fieldfare1 North scrub     
  Redwing1 North scrub     
  Fox1 Staining link    
  Mute Swan6      
  Grey Heron1      
  Canada Goose7 Over    
  Great Tit3 Woodland Watch     
  Blue Tit2 Woodland Watch     
  Dunnock1 Woodland Watch     
  Blackbird8 Woodland Watch     
  Grey Squirrel3 Woodland Watch     
  Pheasant1MWoodland Watch     
  Buzzard1 In tree adjacent to pumping station    
  Snipe3 Over    
  Chaffinch2FPumping station     
  Magpie18 In single tree behind pumping station     
 Lytham MossRedwing1 prob a few more with fieldfare Ian Mc  
  Curlew130+ ansdell end off main road    
  Meadow Pipit30      
  Little Egret2      
  Buzzard1 sat on tree radar    
  Stonechat2m/fansdell end    
 Rawcliffe MossGreen Sandpiper1 small roadside flood just south of Hoskinshire TS  
  Tree Sparrow5+ roadside hedge    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 roadside trees    
  Mediterranean Gull1ad.w.field south of Valiant's Farm    
  Common Gull30+      
  Black-​headed Gull500+      
  Meadow Pipit20+      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Raven2 flew up to pylon north of Skitham House    
  Teal100+ pond near Skitham house    
  Snipe1 field near Skitham House    
  Mistle Thrush1 field east of Cartford Bridge    
  Great Black-​backed Gull2adsover west    
 Little SingletonLittle Egret4 horse paddock next to Garstang Road, 1/4 mile west of traffic lights TS  
 Stanley ParkScaup1ad.fsouth island area TS  
  Shoveler17 + hybrid    
  Tufted Duck79      
  Mute Swan38      
  Cormorant12 at 15.30    
  Common Gull1ad     
  Ring-​necked Parakeet5 stump circle area    
 FortonCattle Egret1 NE of Cockerham Rd, immediately past the metal Forton sign AC  
  Little Egret3      
 Blackpool North ShorePurple Sandpiper1   Ash Baines  
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveJack Snipe1   Ash Baines  
7th January
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2     
 Blackpool North ShoreSnow Bunting1 Seen on the upper coastal path opposite Arundel Avenue. 09.45 . DS  
  Purple Sandpiper2 On the go Kart track wall .    
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Meadow Pipit2      
 StainingWoodcock1 flew up from under a hedge north of Staining Hall Farm TS  
  Stock Dove2 field NE of Staining Hall Farm    
  Fieldfare50+ Staining Hall Farm area    
  Redwing62+ 50+ Staining Hall Farm area, 12 south over Broad Oak Lane    
 Marton MereGoldeneye1m  TS  
  Mute Swan71 1st.w.     
  Water Rail2 calling    
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1   AC  
 Fairhaven LakePochard2Male  AB, SB  
 Warton MarshGreat White Egret1   Ab, SB  
  Marsh Harrier4      
 Newton MarshGreat White Egret1   AB, SB  
  Little Egret2      
 Freckleton MarshWater Pipitc2   AB, SB  
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Wigeonc250 On river    
  Little Egret3      
  Mistle Thrush1      
 ThurnhamWhooper Swan426 Moss laneThurnham M Mcg  
  Bewick's Swan8 Moss laneThurnham    
  Mute Swan64 Jeremy lane    
 Stanley ParkScaup1FemaleAt 1pm on South Lake opposite DeVere entrance with tufted ducks Glen Jackson  
6th January
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2     
 Warton BankGreat White Egret1 watch 9:20 -​ 10:30 Frank Bird  
  Hen Harrier11cy male     
  Marsh Harrier1      
 Preston DockMediterranean Gull1Adult winter On the water among BH Gulls. DS  
  Black-​headed Gull1000+      
  Mistle Thrush2      
 Stanley ParkPochard2msouth lake TS  
  Wigeon2m, f     
  Tufted Duck60+      
  Cormorant15 by 15.15    
  Treecreeper1 near stump circle    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet2      
 Warbreck HillGreenfinch25+ Going to roost in conifers near water tower DJM  
 Lytham HallGreat Spotted Woodpecker1   AA  
  Siskin2 Feeding with Goldfinch    
  Long-​tailed Tit20+      
 Blackpool North ShorePurple Sandpiper2 Feeding on barnacles on go-​kart track wall as tide dropped DJM  
  Meadow Pipit2      
  Pied Wagtail1m     
  Snow Bunting1 Flew N along cliff-​top opp Miner's Home then c15 mins later flew N along cliff-​top opp St Stephen's Ave -​ presumed to be same bird    
 Lytham HallSiskin1mwith mobile goldfinch flock  andy myo  
  Mistle Thrush1      
 Salisbury WoodlandLittle Egret1 perched on the bridge next to picnic area TS  
 Marton MereGoldeneye1m  TS  
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Mute Swan31 1st.w.     
  Greylag Goose35      
  Fieldfare10NW scrub     
  Cetti's Warbler2 singing. Flight view from FBC hide    
 Newton-with-ScalesBarn Owl1 over A583 at 03:10 MEv  
5th January
 Marton MereOtter1 1530 mid mere west end Dfw  
 Lawson WetlandJack Snipe1 Flushed from middle first marshy area Dfw  
 Bank EndBlack Swan2 in field with other swans off road leading to bank end  val/frank roe  
 Pilling LanePink-​footed Goose480 on pasture south of Beach RoadSD370490Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Long-​tailed Tit10 feeders on Pilling Lane    
 Freckleton MarshWater Pipit4 1 on pool , 3 on the marsh.  DS  
  Bullfinch1 Heard only .    
  Greenshank1 On river edge .    
  Snipe1 Flushed off marsh.    
  Meadow Pipit6      
 FleetwoodBlackcap32m 1fFeeding together in garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
  Greenfinch18 Garden Ullswater Avenue    
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1     
  Barn Owl1      
 Haslam ParkKestrel1   Steve Swift  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Black-​headed Gull50+      
  Snipe1 Wet ground north of Sharoe brook     
 Warton BankHen Harrier1malehunting both sides of river between showers andy myo  
  Marsh Harrier2      
 Pilling LaneLong-​tailed Tit12 On feeders  Peter r  
  Blue Tit4      
  Great Tit2      
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1 Showing intermittently at 1415 AC  
 Rossall BeachGrey Plover1   TS  
  Ringed Plover10+      
 Fleetwood Marine LakesRed-​breasted Merganser1m  TS  
  Goldeneye2m, f     
  Tufted Duck42m     
  Turnstone50+ island    
 Blackpool North PierCommon Scoter4 close in TS  
 Fleetwood PromenadeSkylark5   JSc  
  Meadow Pipit2      
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Snow Bunting4 seen in flight only, flying west towards marine lakes from near north euston    
 Marton MereBittern1 Flew across Mere and landed in SE reeds 10.50 Maurice/Ellen  
  Water Rail1 seen from Bird Club Hide swimming through gap in reeds    
 Newton MarshGreat White Egret1 All records from Bus Stop on Preston New Road Ian Walker  
  Golden Plover2600      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1300 Colour ringed bird YW-​RRf ringed 01.07.09 Reykholar NW Iceland.Previous records show this bird winters on the Ribble however it spent its first winter in Northern France    
 FreckletonDark-​bellied Brent Goose11st W0830 -​ 1030hrs Ebbing tide Ian Walker  
  Grey Plover6      
  Grey Wagtail1      
 GreenhalghKingfisher1fwhitmore fishery andy myo  
4th January
 Preston DockBlack-​headed Gull3000     
  Mediterranean Gull1adult     
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Common Gull15      
 Cocker's DykeGreenshank1 at outflow Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Knott EndTwite53 on cafe roof near jetty, (seed put out on jetty) Paul Ellis  
 WartonGreat White Egret1 Again in fields North of Barratt Housing Development 1230hrs Michelle Walker  
 Lytham MossMute Swan3   Ian Mc  
  Buzzard1 post radar station    
  Stonechat2M/Fansdell end off main road    
  Fieldfare350+ 2 large flocks    
  Grey Partridge4 opp radar field    
  Little Egret2      
  Grey Heron1      
  Pink-​footed Goose130 30 ballam end 100 over    
 Poulton-le-FyldeWaxwing1 NW corner of Tithebarn Park off Poulton Road A Hutt  
 Herons' ReachGrey Wagtail1     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseKestrel1     
  Barnacle Goosec50 Over (Feral from Zoo)    
 Marton MerePeregrine1     
 Stanley Parkhybrid Gadwall x Shoveler1m    
  Tufted Duck56      
 Carr House Green CommonSparrowhawk1 flew across common at dusk Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Pied Wagtail3 over    
  Grey Heron1 in fields east of common    
 Dam SideSiberian Chiffchaff1 on Filter tank No 2 at sewerage worksSD 407 489Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Goldcrest1 in bushes behind Filter tank No2    
 CockerhamBewick's Swan4 with whooper on north side of Moss Lane. North of Gardners farmSD 422 544  
  Whooper Swanc350 herds both sides of Moss lane    
  Red-​legged Partridge8 south side of Moss Lane    
  Grey Wagtail1 on muck heap west of Gardners farm    
 Thurnham HallTreecreeper2   Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Siskin4 at northern end of wood feeding with goldfinch in alders    
  Jay3 on wall of church     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1mat north side of church     
 Bodie HillLinnet16 Trees at north end of road Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Little Egret1 on salt marsh to west    
  Greylag Goose28 Field at north end of Jeremy LaneSD 450 557   
 Glasson MarshGolden Ploverc200   Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Grey Plover1      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit       
  Black-​tailed Godwit       
  Common Gull8      
 Glasson BasinGoosander43m 1f  Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Tufted Duckc20      
 Conder GreenLittle Grebe2 on creek Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Goosander2 both red heads on pool     
  Little Egret1 on creek     
  Tealc40 on both creek and pool     
  Pied Wagtail       
 Skippool CreekLittle Egret2   TS  
  Golden Plover300+      
  Great Black-​backed Gull84 ads     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1f     
 Marton MereCormorant2   TS  
  Mute Swan31 1st.w.     
  Teal75+ including main dyke     
  Gadwall2m, f     
  Water Rail2 calling    
  Cetti's Warbler2 1 flew across channels from FBC hide    
  Fieldfare10 up from SW scrub    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 over SW area    
 StainingTeal24 small flood just east of Newton Arms TS  
 IngolGreenfinch1 Higher and lower Greenfield for all sightings Steve Swift  
  Song Thrush1      
 Lytham QuaysHen Harrier1m  AA  
  Marsh Harrier3      
 Knott EndTwite40 Feeding @Corner of ferry slip  AC  
 Warton BankSnow Goose1 blue snow goose just out from concrete pipes before being flushed by shooter andy myo  
  Hen Harrier2male ringtailmale southside    
  Marsh Harrier4 1 our side 3 southside    
 Wesham MarshStonechat2m f  andy myo  
 Bispham CliffsSnow Bunting1   DJM  
  Pied Wagtail2Pr     
  Meadow Pipit1      
 Staining NookRaven1 flew very low north over Mere View and the Nook TS  
3rd January
 Cocker's DykeBlack-​headed Gull3000     
 Knott EndSparrowhawk1     
 Pilling LaneKestrel1     
 Cocker's DykeBlack-​headed Gull3000     
  Herring Gull150      
 Knott EndSparrowhawk1     
 Pilling LaneKestrel1     
 ThurnhamBewick's Swan3 Moss Lane Robert Pocklington  
  Whooper Swan200 Moss Lane    
 Starr GateWhooper Swan6 south. Watch 0815-​1115. L.G.B.  
  Shelduck6 south.    
  Wigeon3 south.    
  Eider1 south.    
  Common Scoter600      
  Red-​throated Diver25 south.    
  Guillemot1 north.    
 Cocker's DykeCaspian Gull11w  Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 ThurnhamBewick's Swan5   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Whooper Swan230      
 CockersandSparrowhawk1female  Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Black-​tailed Godwit60      
 Conder GreenGoosander1maleestuary Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Little Grebe5 estuary    
 IngolBullfinch32m 1fMy garden feeder at Higher Greenfield Steve Swift  
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1Juv11.30 Bradshaw lane . DS  
  Corn Bunting15      
  Tree Sparrow16      
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1 15.00 DS  
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Green Sandpiper1 Overhead.    
  Little Egret1 Overhead .    
 Cockerham MossBewick's Swan2 At least 2 among the Whoopers. DS  
  Whooper Swan240+ Moss lane .    
  Stonechat1MNear caravan site .    
 Eagland HillTree Sparrow7 Feeding station near church AA  
  Little Owl1 Barn on Bradshaw lane    
 Freckleton Naze PoolLittle Egret68+ roosted in trees by creek 16:10-​16:45, probably more but increasingly difficult to view this site now JSc, SB  
  Great White Egret1 roosted at 16:36    
 Freckleton MarshGreenshank1 river JSc  
  Black-​tailed Godwitc200 river    
  Grey Wagtail1 Pool Lane flood    
  Meadow Pipit7 Pool Lane flood    
 Lytham QuaysTealc150 creek JSc  
  Little Egretc20      
  Hen Harrier2ringtailsshowing well together between here and Warton Bank 14:30-​14:50, seemingly an adult female and 1st winter male based on size and plumage difference    
  Marsh Harrier2      
  Black-​tailed Godwitc50      
 FleetwoodSnow Bunting4 On beach opp North Euston Hotel till 10,40 then flew west Frank Bird  
 Fleetwood Marine LakesRed-​breasted Merganser1   AA  
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1 Bradshaw Lane AA  
  Yellowhammer41m 3fLane opp feeding station    
  Corn Bunting2 on wires    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 feeding station    
  Redwing50+ field below feeding station    
  Fieldfare11 feeding station    
 Pilling Lane EndsPeregrine1 sat out on sand bank at dusk Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Little Egret7 came into roost at dusk    
  Pintail  distant just before high tide    
  Great Black-​backed Gull3 distant before high tide     
 Myerscough QuarryGadwall3     
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1juvaround usual area Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Barn Owl2 quartering field PH was in     
  Grey Heron1 same field as PH    
  Little Owl1      
  Tree Sparrow4 on feeding station     
 Knott EndTwitec35 on ferry slip Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Turnstone2 along jetty    
 Stanley ParkRing-​necked Parakeet3   Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2      
  Long-​tailed Tit13      
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret2   Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Tufted Duck       
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Grey Heron1      
 Todderstaffe HallJay1 Todderstaffe Wood TS  
  Skylark9 up from field SW of Todderstaffe Wood    
  Meadow Pipit7      
  Stock Dove3      
  Linnet40+ over east marshes    
 Lytham JettyBar-​tailed Godwitc30   Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Meadow Pipit1      
 Lytham QuaysLittle Egret3   Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Grey Heron1      
  Great White Egret2      
  Whooper Swan1      
 StainingWigeon42mpond NE of McColl's shop TS  
  Mute Swan21st.w.     
  Fieldfare75+ over field NE of shop    
 Preston DockBlack-​headed Gull  3 birds with blue rings: 2S01 on right leg/2J30 on left leg /2S52 on left leg Mark Cookson  
 Marton MereCormorant4   TS  
  Sparrowhawk2m, f     
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing    
 Newton MarshGolden Plover    Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Black-​tailed Godwit       
 Newton-with-ScalesLong-​tailed Tit3 Thames Street  Mark & Gill Cookson  
 Savick ParkGrey Wagtail1   Mark & Gill Cookson  
  Grey Heron1      
 Lytham MossMeadow Pipit50   Ian Mc  
  Sparrowhawk1Mpath to crem    
  Fieldfare300+ crem end    
  Curlew150+ ansdell end off main road    
  Mute Swan3      
  Stonechat2M/Fansdell end main road    
  Grey Heron2      
 Kincraig LakePochard1f    
  Tufted Duck1f     
 Thornton Marsh FarmShoveler12     
 Thornton ICI ReservoirGoldeneye1m    
  Pintail1mon estuary with Teal and Wigeon    
 Churchtown Sewage WorksGoldcrest6+     
 MyerscoughLittle Grebe1 on canal north of Myerscough Quarry   
 Myerscough QuarryWigeonc550     
  Tufted Duck11      
  Little Egret1      
  Greylag Goose141      
  Canada Goose69      
  Little Grebe1      
 MedlarKestrel2 Perched in tree. Monty  
  Buzzard1 Very dark individual.    
  Little Owl1 Perched on nest box.    
  Sparrowhawk1MHedge hopping along side of road.    
  Merlin1FFast and low over top field. All seen in less than half an hour. No bird was harmed in the making of this report.    
 Knott EndTwite40 Feeding @Corner of ferry slip  AC  
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1juvenileBradshaw Lane Robert Pocklington  
 Green Dick's LaneLittle Egret1 to east   
 Dam SideKestrel1adult male    
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Red-​legged Partridge1malesinging    
  Pink-​footed Goose90      
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1 poor recording of call at https://www.xeno-​ Batty  
  Chiffchaff1  SD407489   
  Grey Wagtail1  SD407489   
  Pied Wagtail2  SD407489   
  Meadow Pipit1      
2nd January
 CockersandTree Sparrow4 Moss Lane garden feeder John Wood  
  Black Swan2 With Whoopers    
  Meadow Pipitc10      
 CockersandBewick's Swan8 with Whoopers along Moos lane Frank Bird  
 Thurnham HallWoodcock2   Frank Bird  
 Great CrimblesLittle Owl2 Crimbles Lane Frank Bird  
 Pilling Lane EndsCurlew45 field south of car park   
 Preston DockBlack-​headed Gullc2000 including white J0ZH as well as locally ringed birds   
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Avenham ParkGoosander74m, 3fRibble from Fishergate Hill to park   
  Goldeneye1fwest of A6 bridge    
  Grey Wagtail2      
  Black-​headed Gull350+ including white J5LH    
 Lytham MossFieldfare200+ Crem edge of moss Ian Mc  
  Curlew100+ off main road ansdell end    
  Mute Swan3 with the decoys    
  Buzzard1 post ballam end    
  Grey Heron2      
 Newton MarshGreat White Egret1   DS  
  Little Egret1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1200+      
  Golden Plover800+      
 Warton BankWater Pipit1 On fence near kissing gate , several more probables flying around . DS  
  Hen Harrier1MSouth side.    
  Marsh Harrier4 3 south side .    
  Merlin2 1 south side     
  Great White Egret1      
  Reed Bunting3      
 Blackpool North ShorePurple Sandpiper1 go-​kart track wall TS  
 Marton MereGreat Black-​backed Gull1ad  TS  
  Common Gull1ad     
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Pink-​footed Goose100+ east fields    
  Water Rail3 calling    
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing    
  Sparrowhawk2m, f     
  Kestrel2m, f     
  Stock Dove3      
  Grey Wagtail1 over east field    
  Fieldfare18 over north side    
  Reed Bunting1      
 Stanley ParkRing-​necked Parakeet42m 2fWoodpecker Tree by Stump Circle at 0900 Glen Jackson  
  Treecreeper1 Same area    
  Goldcrest1 In alder tree adjacent    
  Coal Tit1 On feeders at same location    
 Newton MarshRuff4 Viewed from AA584 lay-​by at 1200 MJ/BD  
  Great White Egret1 In creek with Little Egret not common for this site    
 Newton-with-ScalesBullfinch42m 2fThames Street back gardens at 11.00 MJ/GJ + BD  
 Marton MereBittern1 Across front of FBC Hide to SE reeds at 1000 MJ/GJ + BD  
  Otter1 Crossing Mere from Island at 10.15    
 Blackpool North ShorePurple Sandpiper1 go-​kart track HT roost JSc  
  Turnstonec40 go-​kart track HT roost    
  Redshankc120 go-​kart track HT roost    
 Skippool CreekCormorant1 early afternoon, low tide JSc  
  Golden Plover650      
  Herring Gullc150      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2614 ad, 12 juv     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull88 ad     
  hybrid Herring Gull x Lesser Black-​backed Gull1adult     
 Bone HillPink-​footed Goosec4000 spread across several fields north of Garstang RoadSD429473JSc  
 Jarvis CarrRaven1   JSc  
 Pilling Sewage WorksSiberian Chiffchaff1 probable still but again not heard to call JSc  
  Meadow Pipit1      
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Pied Wagtail2      
 Knott EndTwite25     
  Reed Bunting2      
  Mediterranean Gull22 adults     
  Herring Gull150      
1st January
 St AnnesWoodcock2 Over School Road AB, SB  
 Fluke Hall LaneWoodcock1 Wood near Fluke Hall KG  
  Jay1 Wood near Fluke Hall    
 CockersandBewick's Swan4 With Whooper Swans in fields  KG  
  Whooper Swanc200 In fields    
 Jeremy LaneKingfisher1 Flew along ditch then perched on fence post for a short time KG  
 FleetwoodBlackcap1maleGarden Ullswater Avenue KG  
 Knott EndPink-​footed Goosec1500 flew off from fields behind library at dusk JSc, AB, SB  
  Red-​breasted Merganser1male     
  Ringed Plover12      
  Mediterranean Gull1adult winteron sea off jetty at 16:00    
  Twite1 over calling    
 Dam SidePink-​footed Goosec8000 on fields north of Backsands Lane from 2:30pm JSc, AB, SB  
  Greenland White-​fronted Goose1adultwith pink-​feet    
  Green Sandpiper1 calling over sewage works    
  Goldcrest1 sewage works    
  Meadow Pipit1 sewage works    
  Chiffchaff3 sewage works, 1 possible Siberian but not heard to call    
 Pilling MarshPink-​footed Goosec8000 arrived from east at 2pm and roosted on sand till pushed inland by tide from 2:30pm JSc, AB, SB  
  Red-​breasted Merganser2      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Little Egretc10      
  Merlin2 on fence posts    
  Golden Ploverc100      
  Knotc500 distantly on mud    
  Rock Pipit1      
 BraidesPink-​footed Goosec1500 on pasture inland of roadSD446513JSc, AB, SB  
 Thurnham HallGreat Spotted Woodpecker3   JSc, AB, SB  
  Jay1 calling    
 Conder GreenGoosander2 pool JSc, AB, SB  
 Glasson MarshGoldeneye1   JSc, AB, SB  
  Goosander2pairConder mouth    
  Little Grebe2 Conder mouth    
  Black-​tailed Godwitc200      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Great Black-​backed Gullc15      
 Glasson BasinPochard1male  JSc, AB, SB  
  Tufted Duckc20      
  Long-​tailed Tit6      
 CockersandBewick's Swan2adultsalong Moss Lane JSc, AB, SB  
  Whooper Swanc200 along Moss Lane    
  Red-​breasted Merganser1male     
  Great Crested Grebe4      
  Black-​tailed Godwitc100      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
  Merlin1juvon buoy in river    
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1juvshowing well along usual dyke at 13:10 JSc, AB, SB  
  Little Egret2      
  Stock Dove2      
  Barn Owl1 in rough field at 13:00    
  Little Owl1      
  Corn Bunting2      
 NatebyJay1   JSc, AB, SB  
  Yellowhammer4+ rough field east of Wood's LaneSD453454   
  Reed Buntingc10 rough field east of Wood's LaneSD453454   
  Chaffinchc20 rough field east of Wood's LaneSD453454   
  Corn Bunting37 on wires above flooded fieldSD450456   
 Savick ParkBullfinch3m, 2f  JSc, AB, SB  
 Newton MarshWigeonc1000   JSc, AB, SB  
  Red-​legged Partridge1      
  Little Egret1      
  Golden Ploverc100      
  Black-​tailed Godwitc1500      
 Lytham QuaysTealc100 creek JSc, AB, SB  
  Little Egretc10      
  Marsh Harrier1      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1 flew south over quays calling    
 Lytham JettyPintailc25   JSc, AB, SB  
  Little Egret3      
  Grey Plover1      
  Bar-​tailed Godwitc75      
  Great Black-​backed Gull5      
  Reed Bunting1      
 Fairhaven LakePochard1female  JSc, AB, SB  
  Tufted Duckc30      
 Lytham MossCurlewc100 south end JSc, AB, SB  
  Fieldfarec150 south end    
  Stonechat5 3 Anna's Lane, 1 radar station, 1 dyke    
 Marton MereGoldeneye1male  JSc, AB, SB  
  Water Rail2 calling    
  Stock Dove3 barn roof    
  Coal Tit2 caravan park    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing    
 Stanley ParkShovelerc15   JSc, AB, SB  
  Wigeon1malenorth lake    
  Tufted Duckc20      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet4 north of bridge    
  Song Thrush1 singing    
 Marton MereLittle Owl1 small barn roof, dusk TS  
  Barn Owl1 barn ledge, briefly    
  Woodcock3 flew past NW gate together, 16.55     
  Peregrine1 top of dyke pylon    
  Snipe1 down to SE corner reeds    
  Cetti's Warbler1 sang once, embankment reeds    
  Water Rail2 calling, east channel reeds    
  Pink-​footed Goose250+ east fields    
  Greylag Goose15+ east fields    
  Jackdaw750+ Jackdaw & Rook, mostly Jackdaw, east fields    
 Todderstaffe HallTree Sparrow2   TS  
  Grey Wagtail2 field south of Todderstaffe Wood    
  Pied Wagtail13+ piggery area    
  Meadow Pipit35+ field south of Todderstaffe Wood    
  Common Gull40+1 1st.w.field south of Hall    
 StainingGreat Spotted Woodpecker1mFour Seasons Fishery TS  
  Raven1 circled over fields NW of windmill, then flew west    
  Fieldfare50+ field NE of McColl's shop    
  Song Thrush1      
  Kestrel2m, f     
 Stanley ParkRedwing15 west bridge area TS  
  Nuthatch2 feeders west of Heron island    
  Coal Tit1      
  Long-​tailed Tit6      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1f     
 Marton MereWigeon10+   TS  
  Tufted Duck2      
  Stock Dove3 barn roof    
  Kestrel2m, f     
  Goldcrest1 NE scrub    
  Greenfinch1 NE scrub    
  Reed Bunting1 island    
  Redwing3 east caravan site trees    
 Staining NookLinnet2   TS  
 Blackpool ZooCollared Dove6 east over car park TS  
 Salisbury WoodlandLittle Egret1 dyke next to picnic area TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 NW bridle path trees TS  
  Mute Swan42 1st.w.     
  Cormorant3 over east    
 Starr GatePale-​bellied Brent Goose3 south. Watch 0815-​1100. L.G.B S.C.  
  Pink-​footed Goose151 north.    
  Shelduck29 south.    
  Shoveler2 south.    
  Wigeon11 south.    
  Teal1 south.    
  Common Scoter450      
  Red-​throated Diver8 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe3 south.    
  Cormorant14 south.    
 Carr House Green CommonJack Snipe1   MEv  
 Pilling LaneTwite10 with Linnets off Beach Road on saltmarsh Paul Ellis  
  Pink-​footed Goose100 plus ( no count) again landing on field west of Beach Road    
  Fieldfare1 Beach Road garden    
  Sparrowhawk1mwith prey Beach Road    
 Eagland HillPurple Heron1juvedges of ditches west of Birks Farm mid afternoon Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Stock Dove6      
 Green Dick's LaneLittle Owl1   Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Fluke Hall LanePink-​footed Goose300 pastureSD398494Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Fluke HallStonechat1msea wall Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Reed Bunting2 coastal field    
  Nuthatch2 plus    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1m     
 Shard BridgePink-​footed Goose180 SE side of bridge on pastureSD367404Paul Ellis  
 Warton BankHen Harrier1MaleClose views hunting prey at 11.10 MJ/GJ  
  Great White Egret1 By pools to south at 11.40    
 Fleetwood FerryPeregrine1 In flight across Estuary to Knott End P Guy  
 Marton MereGoldeneye2male/female  Ellen Pemberton  
  Water Rail1 Bird Club Hide    
  Common Gull10+      
 Newton MarshRuff6   andy myo mj  
  Golden Plover1200+      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1000      
 Newton-with-ScalesLittle Owl3 2 on roof of burnt out building 1 behind cattery andy myo  
  Black-​tailed Godwit250 thames street    
 FreckletonWater Pipit  Still on flood end of Pool LaneSD423272Frank Bird  
 MythopStonechat2m,fFence west of railway Frank Bird  
 Newton MarshWigeon2000   Frank Bird  
  Little Egret3      
  Golden Plover500      
  Black-​tailed Godwit400      
 Kincraig LakeTeal19     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Shard BridgePink-​footed Goosec250 Fields west of bridge   
 Skippool CreekBuzzard1     
 Little SingletonGoldeneye74 ad m, 1WM, 2friver   
  Nuthatch1 Occupation Lane    
 Ream HillsLittle Grebe5 lakes  
  Mallard52 lake and floodยง   
  Teal14 flood    
 Blackpool Sixth Form CollegePink-​footed Goose255 pasture and playing fields to east   
  Green Sandpiper1 ditch east of playing fields    
 Myerscough QuarryShoveler    AJH  
  Tufted Duck       
  Little Grebe1      
  Kingfisher2 2 individuaks along the canal    
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