Sightings for October 2020

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
26th October
 Bank EndTwite14   AC  
  Pied Wagtail16      
  Collared Dove33      
 Eagland HillYellowhammer1   AC  
  Whooper Swan243      
25th October
 Head Dyke LaneKestrel1   Paul Ellis  
 Knott End Golf CourseGoldcrest3 south west side Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Long-​tailed Tit5 south west side    
 Coat Walls FarmJay1   Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Pink-​footed Goose200 plus landing out of sight to south    
 Pilling LaneMoorhen22 on one field Hi Fly at junction with Tongues Lane Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Long-​tailed Tit11 Hi Fly at junction with Tongues Lane    
  Kestrel1 Tongues Lane    
  Grey Wagtail1 Tongues Lane    
 Pilling Lane EndsGoldcrest1   Paul Ellis  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Little Grebe1juveast pond    
 Pilling MarshTundra Bean Goose1 on its own on mud beyond saltmarsh from Lane Ends car park Paul Ellis  
  Whooper Swan3      
  Golden Plover200      
 Green Dick's LaneTree Sparrow20   Paul Ellis  
  Curlew187 on pasture    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 PillingPink-​footed Goose150 on arable between Pilling Lane and Lamb's LaneSD385493Paul Ellis  
  Buzzard1 between Pilling Lane and Lamb's Lane    
 Fluke HallPink-​footed Goose120 on arable close to car parkSD388499Paul Ellis  
  Coal Tit1 wood    
 Pilling LaneChaffinch27 over SE Paul  
  Skylark1 over SE    
 Warton BankHen Harrier1MSub adult . DS,MJ,GW,IW.  
  Great White Egret4 2 seen by group, 2 more flying towards river .    
  Marsh Harrier2 Over river .    
 Poulton-le-FyldeGoldcrest1adultcarr head lane garden Ron Rhodes  
 Starr GateCommon Scoter760 Watch 0700-​1030. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Red-​throated Diver1 south.    
  Cormorant42 south.    
  Knot24 south.    
  Kittiwake11 south.    
  Guillemot1 south.    
  Chaffinch175 south.    
  Linnet2 south.    
 Conder GreenGoldeneye1femaleConder Pool   
 CockersandWhooper Swan8     
  Cattle Egret2      
 Lower BallamPink-​footed Goose1800 2 neck collared , on pasture  RJS  
  Todd's Canada Goose1      
  Tree Sparrow23      
 WestbySkylark150+ Close to solar farmSD384313Paul Slade  
 Lower BallamMerlin1   Paul Slade  
  Pink-​footed Goose1700 on pastureSD372311   
 BallamPink-​footed Goose660 Higher Ballam on stubbleSD363303Paul Slade  
 Fairhaven DunesChaffinch296 South & East 08.55 -​ 10.05 Paul Slade  
  Brambling1 South 08.55 -​ 10.05    
  Skylark3 South 08.55 -​ 10.05    
  Reed Bunting6 South & East 08.55 -​ 10.05    
  Dunnock2 East 08.55 -​ 10.05    
  Greenfinch18 appeared to be moving East 08.55 -​ 10.05    
  Redwing1 South 08.55 -​ 10.05    
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Marton MereRaven2 south over the embankment, 3 minutes apart TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGoldcrest2 SSSI hedgerow TS  
  Sparrowhawk1fover south end    
 Poulton-le-FyldeChaffinch10All malesBrockholes wood Barry Dyson  
 WinmarleighSnipe3   DKF  
  Meadow Pipit6      
 Bank EndTwite14 Preening on fence wires AC  
 Blackpool AirportMerlin1FemaleSouth  RJS  
24th October
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe2adswest side pool TS  
  Cormorant1 west side pool     
  Pink-​footed Goose55 over south    
  Mute Swan4ads     
  Grey Heron1      
 Carleton CrematoriumKestrel1     
 Preston DockGreat Crested Grebe6 5 East end of the main dock 1 on the river at the Bullnose. martin jump.  
  Long-​tailed Tit9 Tree hopping down the side of the main dock.    
 Poulton-le-FyldeJay3 All in Jean Stansfield memorial park  RJS  
23rd October
 Pilling MossWhooper Swan200 feeding on scrub field south fo union lane @13.00 B Wood  
 Cocker's DykeYellow-​legged Gull1Adult   Paul Ellis  
  Golden Plover198      
 Pilling LaneGoldcrest1 Beach Road  Paul Ellis  
  Kestrel2 Along sea wall    
  Dunlin540 Off Beach Road    
  Twite4 Plus, with linnets off Beach Road     
 SaltcotesWhooper Swan102 inc sat collared 23, leg ZBL. North of pegs lane Frank Bird  
 Lytham MossGreenland White-​fronted Goose1juvwith pinksSD349319Frank Bird  
  Pink-​footed Goose8500 inc PAJ. 6000 SD357297, 2500 SD349319    
  Whooper Swan30      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe2adswest side pool TS  
  Sparrowhawk1flow across NW corner pond    
 CockersandCattle Egret2 With Cows South of Abbey farm  AC  
 Larkholme GrasslandsMeadow Pipitc15   DJM  
 Rossall BeachGrey Heron2   DJM  
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
22nd October
 Pilling MarshPeregrine1   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Golden Plover520      
  Whooper Swan7      
 Pilling Lane EndsTreecreeper1   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Little Grebe1      
  Long-​tailed Tit10      
 Eagland HillLittle Owl1   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Pink-​footed Goose750 north of New LaneSD443459   
  Whooper Swan7 north of New LaneSD443459   
 Bradshaw Lane HeadStarling4000+   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Fluke HallPink-​footed Goose200 in field by car parkSD388499Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Cocker's DykeYellow-​legged Gull1ad  Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Grey Plover14      
 MartonCoal Tit4 Rosefinch garden feeders  NJL  
  Blue Tit5+ Rosefinch garden feeders     
  Great Tit3 Rosefinch garden feeders     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Rosefinch garden feeders     
  Dunnock2 Rosefinch garden    
  Blackbird2mRosefinch garden    
  Reed Bunting32mRosefinch garden feeders    
  Robin1 Rosefinch garden    
  Wren1 Rosefinch garden    
  Comma4 Rosefinch garden    
 Marton MereStarling20000+ Main roost SE reeds -​ minor roost SW reeds 17.30 to 18.00 NJL  
  Sparrowhawk3 Harrying starlings     
  Teal90+ Scrape    
  Cetti's Warbler2 And 4 calling    
  Stonechat1mOn gorse north pasture     
  Coal Tit4 Woodland Watch     
  Kestrel1 Over pumping station    
  Grey Heron1      
  Canada Goose2      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseRedwing5 over south end TS  
  Sparrowhawk1mlow, SE corner    
  Reed Bunting1      
  Starling12000+ over the mere, 17.45, viewed from the south end    
 Marton MereBittern2 From FBC hide M Jones/B Dwire  
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose7000 4000 SD352321.3000 SD355296. Frank Bird  
  Whooper Swan14      
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
  Coal Tit1 In garden     
 WestbyPink-​footed Goose1100   Tony King  
 SaltcotesWhooper Swan7861 adult 17 imm  Tony King  
  Mute Swan2      
  Pink-​footed Goose3      
  Canada Goose8      
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundCommon Gull7adswest field TS  
  Sparrowhawk1fover allotments    
 Stanley ParkShoveler2m  TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 drumming    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
  Mute Swan6+6 juvs+ ads    
 Salisbury WoodlandRook1 over SE TS  
  Song Thrush1      
 Herons' ReachPeregrine1 low north over Heron Way green TS  
21st October
 Conder GreenGreenshank3 On pool AC  
  Goosander4RedheadsOn pool    
 CockersandCattle Egret2 1 by brick lookout, 1 in with cows  AC  
 Marton MereCoal Tit6   Ric H, TF,NJL,PB,CH WeBS  
  Blue Tit5      
  Great Tit4      
  Blackcap1mWoodland Watch    
  Reed Bunting2      
  Bullfinch2mHawthorne due North of New Bittern View bench    
  Song Thrush1      
  Mute Swan3      
  Little Grebe1      
  Common Gull8      
  Herring Gull8      
  Black-​headed Gull16      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCetti's Warbler1 calling incessantly from a leafless bush before flying into reeds, west side pool, superb close views TS  
  Jay1 flew along NW corner bridle path trees, near Newton Hall caravans    
  Water Rail1 calling, NW corner pond    
  Goldfinch23adscircling central area, pre-​roost    
  Little Grebe2adswest side pool    
  Cormorant1 west side pool    
  Mute Swan4ads     
 Warton BankMarsh Harrier2Adult female  Tony King  
  Great White Egret1      
 Blackpool North ShoreLittle Egret2 Feeding close to sea wall at low tide DJM  
  Meadow Pipit3      
 Fairhaven BeachLittle Egret8 off Denford Avenue FW  
  Grey Heron2 off Denford    
  Kestrel1moff Denford Ave    
  Snipe7 off Denford Ave, despite salt marsh not flooded    
  Meadow Pipit3      
  Reed Bunting6      
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose3000 at 09:15 inc VXP, VXI for second daySD348302Frank Bird  
 SaltcotesRuff2 Pegs lane  RJS  
  Green Sandpiper1 Flew towards the flood on the saltcotes junction     
 SaltcotesWhooper Swan58   RJS  
  Mute Swan2      
  Canada Goose48      
  Pink-​footed Goose127      
  Common Gull70      
  Herring Gull50      
 Newton MarshShoveler60   RJS  
  Stock Dove75      
 FreckletonCattle Egret9 Lower lane 11am RJS  
  Little Egret2      
20th October
 Lytham QuaysRock Pipit4 on floating logs Paul Elis / Paul Slade  
 Warton MarshGreat White Egret1   Paul Elis / Paul Slade  
  Little Egret9      
  Grey Heron6      
  Teal440 inc Lytham Quays    
 Cocker's DykeGolden Plover510   Paul Ellis  
  Black-​tailed Godwit27      
  Mediterranean Gull1adult     
 Fairhaven LakeScaup11st w  Paul Elis / Paul Slade  
  Tufted Duck18      
  Mistle Thrush1      
 Fairhaven DunesCrossbill2 over calling east 09.03 & 09.20 Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Nuthatch1 east 09.41    
  Brambling1 over    
  Chaffinch95 east 07.35 -​ 10.30    
  Mediterranean Gull1 adult on school fields    
  Fieldfare30 south 07.35 -​ 10.30    
  Starling28 east 07.35 -​ 10.30    
  Linnet20 presumed local birds    
  Meadow Pipit10      
  Reed Bunting3 east 07.35 -​ 10.30    
  Goldfinch30+ presumed local birds    
  Redwing7 south 07.35 -​ 10.30    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail3 east 07.35 -​ 10.30    
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Woodpigeon9 east 07.35 -​ 10.30    
  Skylark51 south 07.35 -​ 10.30    
  Siskin7 4 east, 3 lingering in bushes    
  Tree Sparrow3 south-​west    
  Whooper Swan7 east along shore    
  Coal Tit1 in compound    
  Chiffchaff3 in compound, one singing    
  Goldcrest3 in compound    
  Greenfinch20 locals    
  Meadow Pipit20 plus but not moving    
 Carr House Green CommonBullfinch1 heard only Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Starr GateBarnacle Goose6 south. Watch 0800-​1100. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Whooper Swan9 south.    
  Shelduck7 south.    
  Wigeon4 south.    
  Eider1 north.    
  Common Scoter380      
  Goldeneye1 north.    
  Red-​throated Diver6 5 sth. 1 nth.    
  Great Crested Grebe8 south.    
  Gannet1 north.    
  Cormorant4 2 sth. 2 nth.    
  Guillemot7 south.    
  Skylark1 in off east.    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseRedwing19 10, 5 and 4 over south end, pre-​roost TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 low over NW corner    
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing, pool east of practice range    
  Buzzard1 over central area    
  Sparrowhawk1fover south end    
  Collared Dove3 over west    
  Goldfinch10 NW area    
  Rook1 north over west side    
  Mallard13 over south    
  Mute Swan4ads     
  Grey Heron1      
 Marton MerePeregrine1 flew NE from dyke pylon TS  
  Stonechat1 east marsh    
  Starling10000+ by 17.55    
 Fairhaven LakeFox1 Large adult seen in the pumping station compound . DS  
  Tufted Duck12      
  Grey Wagtail2      
  Siskin1 Overhead.    
 FreckletonCattle Egret5 Only 5 seen amongst the cattle. DS  
  Little Egret3      
 CockersandShort-​eared Owl1 Over sea between the Abbey and Lighthouse Cottage landed in field briefly then mobbed by crows and flew NE KRG  
 Ashton GardensGoldfinch20+   Ellen Pemberton  
 Fairhaven LakeScaup1female /imm   Ellen Pemberton  
  Tufted Duck8      
  Little Egret1 West 11.30    
  Grey Wagtail1 South 11.40    
 CockersandStonechat1Ad M  AC+NMM  
  Cattle Egret2      
  Pale-​bellied Brent Goose2      
 Blackpool South ShoreSiskin4 Highfield Road Park  RJS  
 PillingWhooper Swanc180 Union lane with pinks KRG  
  Pink-​footed Goosec300      
 Watson Road ParkLong-​tailed Tit21   RJS  
  Coal Tit4      
 Marton MereMute Swan2   DJM  
  Water Rail1 SW Bay    
  Stonechat1mMoving E past Bittern Bench    
  Cetti's Warbler6mSinging    
  Coal Tit1 Feeding Station    
  Rook2 S over Staining Nook    
  Raven3 1 S over E embankment 09.25 (probably same as TS saw) 2 S over mere 10.20    
  Chaffinch2 Feeding Station    
  Bullfinch1 Heard in Alders S of Feeding Station    
  Reed Bunting2      
 Warbreck HillFieldfare3 S DJM  
  Coal Tit1 In garden    
  Water Rail1 SW Bay    
  Stonechat1mMoving E past Bittern Bench    
  Cetti's Warbler6mSinging    
  Coal Tit1 Feeding Station    
  Rook2 S over Staining Nook    
  Raven3 1 S over E embankment (same as TS saw) 2 S over mere 10.20    
  Chaffinch2 Feeding Station    
  Bullfinch1 Heard in Alders S of Feedong     
 Staining NookRaven1 very low south over Broad Oak Lane, calling TS  
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose1000+ Wild Lane North of Anna's Rd John Lees  
  Pink-​footed Goose10000+ Northhouses Lane opposite radar station    
  Stonechat1MWild Lane    
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
19th October
 Bank EndTwite14   AC  
  Pied Wagtail16      
  Collared Dove33      
 Fleetwood Golf CourseStonechat2M+F  Ron Rhodes  
 Pilling LaneSparrowhawk2m, f Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Grey Wagtail1 Beach Road    
  Goldcrest2 Beach Road    
  Coal Tit1 Beach Road    
  Rock Pipit1 over Beach Road    
 FreckletonCattle Egret9 On the western side of Lower Lane amongst the cattle. . DS  
  Little Egret1      
  Fieldfare200+ Overhead on Lund way .    
  Long-​tailed Tit14      
  Great Tit4      
  Blue Tit6      
  Grey Wagtail2      
 Carleton CrematoriumPeregrine1 Over Robins Lane, heading NE   
 BisphamSparrowhawk1FOver Moor Park   
 Blackpool North ShoreSwallow1 S DJM  
  Meadow Pipit2      
  Pied Wagtail2      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBuzzard1 over SW area TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 SW area    
  Common Gull1ad     
  Goldfinch8 NW corner    
 Stanley ParkGadwall98m  TS  
  Tufted Duck43m     
  Common Gull2ads     
  Ring-​necked Parakeet2m, f     
 Salisbury WoodlandRing-​necked Parakeet2   TS  
  Song Thrush1      
 Watson Road ParkLong-​tailed Tit18   RJS,LGB  
  Coal Tit1      
 Bispham CliffsWheatear1   RJS  
 Gynn GardensRobin4   RJS,LGB  
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkStonechat42 pairs  RJS,LGB  
  Tufted Duck13      
  Reed Bunting3      
  Whooper Swan16South      
 Mount ParkChaffinch22   RJS, LGB  
  Coal Tit1      
 Fleetwood Memorial ParkBlackbird19   RJS,LGB  
  Song Thrush2      
 Fleetwood CemeteryFieldfare1   RJS, LGB  
  Coal Tit5      
 Anchorsholme ParkGoldcrest1   RJS, LGB  
 Fairhaven BeachSnipe14 12.50 to 13.35 FW  
  Jack Snipe2 12.50 to13.35    
  Kestrel1 12.50 to 13.35    
  Stonechat1male12.50 to 13.35    
  new species1 12.50 to 13.35 brown rat    
 Starr GateRed-​throated Diver4   Paul Slade  
  Great Crested Grebe5      
  Common Scoter100+      
 Fairhaven DunesChaffinch243 east 09.00 -​ 10.30 Paul Slade  
  Brambling1 east 09.00 -​ 10.30    
  Siskin8 east 09.00 -​ 10.30    
  Fieldfare21 south 09.00 -​ 10.30    
  Redwing2 south 09.00 -​ 10.30    
  Reed Bunting6 east 09.00 -​ 10.30    
  Skylark7 south 09.00 -​ 10.30    
  Goldfinch39 east 09.00 -​ 10.30    
  Mistle Thrush3 east 09.00 -​ 10.30    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail2 south 09.00 -​ 10.30    
  Meadow Pipit6 south 09.00 -​ 10.30    
  Blackbird15 in bushes west of compound    
 Todderstaffe HallGreat Spotted Woodpecker1   Paul Slade  
 Marton MereWhooper Swan12 Landed on mere from SW DJM/CR  
  Kestrel1 East field    
  Peregrine1 W over mere    
  Snipe1 In front of FBC hide    
  Stock Dove2 Barn    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 S over east marsh    
  Stonechat2m,fS end of east marsh    
  Fieldfare80+ NE together    
  Song Thrush3      
  Mistle Thrush1 E over Lawson's rec field    
  Cetti's Warbler10mIncl 1 at Lawson's Wetland    
  Long-​tailed Titc10      
  Coal Tit1 Feeding Station    
  Raven2 S over wwest end a couple of minutes apart    
  Jackdaw19 NW together    
  Chaffinch2 1 Feeding Station, 1 Main Dyke hedge    
 Fairhaven LakeScaup1female/immpresent to at least 10.45 FW  
18th October
 Arm HillTeal300   Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Oystercatcher510 remainder after half flushed by power boats and paraglider and left the river    
  Black-​tailed Godwit24      
  Kingfisher1 flew up river from north and across flooded Barnaby's Sands    
  Rock Pipit1      
  Reed Bunting1      
  Buzzard2 on island    
  Black-​headed Gull20      
  Herring Gull30      
 Fleetwood MarshRedshank125   Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Grey Heron9      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Herring Gull70      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4      
 Barnaby's SandsSwallow2 over south Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Pink-​footed Goose1000 on river bank until flushed by simultaneous power boats and paraglider    
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
  Little Egret2      
  Common Gull2      
  Black-​headed Gull635      
  Great Black-​backed Gull9      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4      
  Rock Pipit5      
  Grey Heron1      
  Reed Bunting2      
 Agglebys PitKingfisher1 flew up creek (Grange Pool) towards pit Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Curlew36 field N of creek (Grange Pool)    
  Pink-​footed Goose22 field N of creek (Grange Pool)    
  Black-​headed Gull120 following plough    
  Little Grebe2 creek (Grange Pool)    
  Greylag Goose90 landed on pit    
  Skylark4 stubble    
 The HeadsCurlew192 North corner field at high tideSD350455Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Long-​tailed Tit13      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Skippool CreekRedshank19   Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Grey Heron1      
  Little Egret1      
  Mediterranean Gull1adult     
  Black-​headed Gull83      
  Herring Gull75      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull30      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Common Gull47      
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Ramper PotRedshank39   Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Little Egret2      
  Grey Heron2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull7      
  Black-​headed Gull23      
  Reed Bunting1      
 Shard BridgeGolden Plover140   Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Mediterranean Gull2ad, 2nd w     
  Black-​headed Gull1610      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull5      
  Herring Gull2      
  Grey Heron2      
  Little Egret2      
  Canada Goose55      
  Greylag Goose7      
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Wardley's CreekGreenshank8   Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit22      
  Golden Plover340      
  Whooper Swan28 on the river    
  Pink-​footed Goose240 flew from east bank    
  Black-​headed Gull266      
  Mediterranean Gull1adult     
  Common Gull2      
  Herring Gull1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull18      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Grey Heron3      
  Little Egret10      
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Rock Pipit2      
 Pilling Lane EndsBarnacle Goose45 came across the bay and continued south inland. L.G.B.  
  Pink-​footed Goose9000 flew inland from the marsh between 1030 and 1215.    
  Skylark95 flushed by rising tide.    
  Rock Pipit8      
 Pilling Lane EndsBarnacle Goose2 WeBS Count. L.G.B.  
  Greylag Goose2      
  Pink-​footed Goose1165      
  Mute Swan6      
  Whooper Swan18      
  Red-​breasted Merganser8      
  Great Crested Grebe12      
  Grey Heron2      
  Little Egret25      
  Golden Plover86      
  Grey Plover3      
  Jack Snipe2      
 Winmarleigh DKF  
 Warton BankWhooper Swan142 CY  Ian Walker  
  Little Egret56 On 10m High Tide    
 Fairhaven BeachCurlew50   Ian Walker WeBS  
  Grey Plover38      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit33      
  Grey Heron7      
  Little Egret12      
 Fairhaven LakeMute Swan2111 Juvs  Ian Walker WeBS  
  Tufted Duck26      
 Granny's BayDunlin40   Ian Walker WeBS  
 Burrow's MarshMerlin1f  Barry Dyson  
  Rock Pipit5 At least 5    
 Pilling SandsRed-​breasted Merganser12   Barry Dyson  
  Great Crested Grebe5      
 North Blackpool Pond TrailGrey Wagtail1 Pond adjacent to Low Moor Rd   
 Church ScarTurnstone113   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Grey Heron1      
  Little Egret5      
 Lytham JettyMallard22   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Grey Heron7      
  Little Egret4      
  Canada Goose156      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit7      
 Lytham QuaysMallard34   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Grey Heron2      
  Little Egret2      
  Mute Swan1      
 Church ScarOystercatcher225+   NJL  
  Little Egret8      
  Grey Heron2      
  Pied Wagtail2      
 Granny's BayShelduck80+   NJL  
  Pink-​footed Goose1500 Over    
 Warton BankWheatear1juv  andy myo gw  
  Stonechat2m f     
  Whooper Swan10      
  Marsh Harrier1      
 Carr House Green CommonBullfinch53 males, 2 females    
  Long-​tailed Tit5      
  Skylark1+ flew over    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Common Pipistrelle1      
 Marton MerePeregrine2m, ftop of dyke pylon TS  
  Sparrowhawk2f1 low over east field, same time 1 attacked a Carrion Crow low over MW scrub    
  Grey Wagtail1 east field flood    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing, 2 east end, 1 NW scrub    
  Cormorant5 south side trees towards dusk, possible roost    
  Starling10000+ by 17.50, down to reeds by 18.05    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSwallow2 high over green 1 TS  
  Water Rail1 calling, NW corner pond    
  Sparrowhawk1 over west side    
  Mute Swan4ads     
 Pilling HallWood Duck1MOn pond, superb plumage.  AC  
 Starr GateGreat Northern Diver1 ad off shore 09:30-​11:00 at least FB,SC,MJ  
 Blackpool AirportWhooper Swan82 SW in 2 flocks this aft  RJS  
 Lawson WetlandBullfinch1femalecalling to west of path 10.10 then flew towards allotment Ellen Pemberton  
 Marton MereWigeon20+   Ellen Pemberton  
  Water Rail1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Coal Tit2      
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret42 OFF OVERNIGHT ROOST BETWEEN 07.15 and o7,45 FW  
 Rossall SchoolLong-​tailed Titc20 Fleeting visit to garden in Fairhaven Avenue Mike King  
 Fairhaven LakeScaup1Fem/immOn lake with tufted duck Ash Baines  
 FreckletonWhooper Swan8 Lund Way 0830hrs -​ Swans South Ian Walker  
  Redwing140 Big influx of Thrushes since previous days    
  Fieldfare30 All Thrushes on Hawthorn Trees along Lund Way Path     
 Blackpool North ShoreWhooper Swan6 E together over cliffs then 3 S & 3 NW out to sea DJM  
  Meadow Pipit3      
  Grey Wagtail1 S    
17th October
 Starr GateWigeon12 south. Watch 0730-​1015. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Eider1 north.    
  Common Scoter490      
  Red-​throated Diver17 2 sth. 15 nth.    
  Black-​throated Diver1 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe1 south.    
  Cormorant24 1 sth. 23 nth.    
  Guillemot3 south.    
  Skylark23 south.    
 Blackpool North ShoreLittle Egret1 Feeding close to sea wall at low tide DJM  
 SingletonJay1 Grange Hill Wood   
 Freckleton Naze PointCattle Egret11 On the edge of the salt marsh bank . DS  
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Coal Tit4      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 SaltcotesWhooper Swan8 3 On peg lane flood , 5 flew over . DS  
 Marton MereBarn Owl1 hunting NE field, 18.10-​15, unfazed by 2 low swoops from a Sparrowhawk  TS  
  Little Owl1 small barn roof, 17.50-​18.15+    
  Stock Dove4 barn roof    
  Starling10000+ Probably considerably more, all down to embankment reeds, 18.03-​07    
  Snipe2 circling over    
  Redwing14 over NE field    
  Reed Bunting3 east marsh    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing, east end    
  Greylag Goose125+ on the mere    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSwallow3 high over green 1 TS  
  Chiffchaff1 NW corner pond scrub    
  Cetti's Warbler2 singing, NW corner pond, pool E. of practice range     
  Redwing5 over SW area    
  Blackbird20+ west side of crossing path area    
  Long-​tailed Tit14+ 10+ SE corner    
  Mute Swan4ads     
  Cormorant2 2 pools    
 Stanley ParkWigeon1   TS  
  Tufted Duck5      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3+      
 Warton MarshDark-​bellied Brent Goose2adsflew upriver 10.10 Paul Slade/ A Myerscough  
  Great White Egret1      
  Grey Heron3      
  Whooper Swan5      
 Carr House Green CommonRedwing79 over NE 07.45 -​ 09.10 Paul Slade  
  Fieldfare180 over NE 07.45 -​ 09.10    
  Lesser Redpoll3 over NE 07.45 -​09.10    
  Golden Plover1 over calling    
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Chaffinch16 over NE 07.45 -​ 09.10    
16th October
 Height o' th' HillTree Sparrow10     
 PreesallChiffchaff1 along Back Lane    
 Coat Walls FarmGoldcrest1+     
  Reed Bunting1      
  Long-​tailed Tit7      
 Burrow's MarshGoldcrest1     
  Reed Bunting1      
 StaynallSong Thrush2     
 Poulton-le-FyldeMeadow Pipit7 Old Field Carr. Over Barry Dyson  
  Wren5 Old Field Carr    
  Fieldfare25 Old Field Carr. Over    
  Goldcrest2 Old Field Carr    
  Jackdawc50 Old Field Carr. Over    
 InskipWhooper Swan3938 ads, 1 juvNew Hall Farm flood MEv  
 Carr House Green CommonPink-​footed Goosec1150 over south/southwest MEv  
  Jack Snipe1 flushed from flooded footpath at north end    
  Snipe4+ over    
  Willow Tit1 calling then seen briefly    
  Skylark10 over south    
  Fieldfarec80 some grounded but majority over northeast    
  Redwingc200 some grounded but majority over northeast    
 Marton MerePeregrine1 dyke pylon, 3 failed swoops at a Starling, and back to pylon  TS  
  Sparrowhawk1fover embankment    
  Little Owl1 small barn roof, 18.25+    
  Starling7000+ down to island reeds by 18.05    
  Water Rail1 calling, marshy corner of NE field    
  Cetti's Warbler2 singing, east end    
 Warton BankHen Harrier1malesecond winter bird on our side at 15,30 then with marsh harrier southside at 17,10 andy myo  
  Marsh Harrier4 2 ourside 2 southside    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1m     
 CottamJay2   Stu Milne  
  Mute Swan2 On canal     
  Redwing15 Canal side bushes     
 Little ThorntonGoldfinchc60 In trees Tarnway Ave   
 Pilling Lane EndsShort-​eared Owl1 Drifted West, very high!  AC+FR&VAL  
 Staining NookBlackcap1mhedge near Mere View TS  
  Coal Tit1 Mere View feeders    
  Meadow Pipit1 down near Mere View    
  Redwing1 Mere View    
  Song Thrush1 Mere View    
  Tree Sparrow7+ Mere View    
  Greenfinch2 Mere View    
 Marton MereStonechat2m, feast marsh TS  
  Reed Bunting5+ east marsh    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2 north over the embankment    
  Snipe1 down to embankment reeds    
  Water Rail1 calling, embankment reeds    
  Jackdaw50+ circling over    
  Stock Dove11 barn roof    
  Pink-​footed Goose1000+ north, 6 skeins    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSwallow4 around SW area TS  
 Herons' ReachRedwing9 north TS  
  Jackdaw125+ west    
15th October
 Poulton-le-FyldeRedwingc200 Over sw 17.20 Paul Slade  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSwallow2 over green 1 TS  
  Pied Wagtail1 over green 1    
  Redwing1 SSSI hedgerow    
  Little Grebe2adswest side pool    
  Cormorant1 over north    
 Marton MereStarling4000+ over embankment and dropping into reeds, 17.55 TS  
  Buzzard1 very low over east side of NE field    
  Little Owl1 calling, barns area, 17.45    
  Kestrel1 barn roof. Kestrel or Buzzard set off Little Owl vocals    
 Watson Road ParkBrambling2malefeeding in sycamore 14:00 -​15:00 Frank Bird  
  Siskin2+femfeeding in sycamore    
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Newton-with-ScalesGrey Wagtail2 sightings thames st and lund way andy myo  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2m f     
  Song Thrush1      
 FreckletonCattle Egret10 may be 1 or 2 more hiden behind cattle andy myo  
 Bank EndTwite13 Sat chattering on fence 5 yds away  AC  
  Swallow1AdFeeding around farm    
  Grey Wagtail4M+F+2 juves     
  Pied Wagtail19      
  Meadow Pipit30      
  House Sparrow40      
  Golden Plover7      
 Marton MereMediterranean Gull1ad. w.bathing north of FBC hide, then flew south, 13.30-​33 TS  
  Buzzard7 over Gipsy Hole Wood/Chain Lane, 13.25    
  Stonechat2m, feast marsh    
 Staining NookStock Dove2 field to the SE TS  
  Little Owl1 small barn roof, south of Mere View    
  Coal Tit1 Mere View feeders    
  Redwing7 SE over Mere View    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1mperched near Mere View    
  Tree Sparrow5+ Mere View    
 Fairhaven DunesBrambling2 07:00-​09:25 all S or SE  RJS (part FW,LGB,IW,MJ)  
  Meadow Pipit7      
  Song Thrush3      
  Mistle Thrush4      
  Reed Bunting1      
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Pink-​footed Goose1980 North     
  Little Egret8 Left roost on wooded island    
  Blackbird6 Bushes around pumping station     
  Reed Bunting5      
  Coal Tit1      
  Long-​tailed Tit1      
  Barn Owl1 Flying around the dunes 9am .     
 MartonJackdaw90+ over Beechfield Avenue TS  
 Stanley ParkGadwall8   TS  
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1fmodel village    
14th October
 Wesham MarshBarn Owl1 hunting rough field between marsh and new houses at 18,20 andy myo  
  Stonechat2m f      
 Rawcliffe HallBrambling21m 1 fon feeders T.Myerscough  
  Goldcrest1 in garden    
 Marton MereOtter1 13.00 -​ showing well from Pauline's Bench MM Volunteers  
  Bittern1 13.10 -​ flew from SE reeds to reedbed below Bittern View    
  Fieldfare200+ Flew over from Lawson Field to north    
  Water Rail2 Calling -​ Pauline's Bench    
  Goldfinch20+ Over north scrub    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseRedwing2 over NW corner pond TS  
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing, pool east of practice range    
  Mute Swan4ads     
  Grey Heron2      
  Cormorant1 pool east of practice range    
  Little Grebe2adswest side pool    
 Marton MereBuzzard1 over east fields TS  
  Cormorant6 5 mere, 1 over west    
 Bank EndTwite11+ With mobile Linnets  AC  
  Skylark1 Feeding with Linnets, unusual here    
  Grey Wagtail2 Around farm buildings     
  Pied Wagtail29      
  Meadow Pipit30+ Grounded     
 CockersandBarnacle Goose8 NNE off Plover Scar 0951 Dan Haywood  
 Herons' ReachSwallow4 still around green 1 and SW pools TS  
  Reed Bunting1f     
 Marton MereFieldfare250+ NE over NW area. Probably some Redwing mixed in. Viewed from embankment TS  
  Redwing26 NE over the mere    
  Lapwing3 north over east fields    
  Stock Dove9 barn roof    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing, east end    
 Staining NookFieldfare92+ NE TS  
  Redwing83 NE    
  Reed Bunting1mMere View Lane    
  Tree Sparrow5+ Mere View    
  Song Thrush1 Mere View    
 LythamFieldfare20 Dropped in from height @ Liggard Brook Ash Baines  
 Lytham QuaysBrambling1   Ash Baines  
 Granny's BayRock Pipit2 SW Ash Baines  
 Warton BankGreat White Egret1   andy myo  
  Marsh Harrier3      
 FreckletonCattle Egret9 with cattle lower lane  andy myo  
 Singleton HallRedwing60   RJS  
  Pink-​footed Goose800 North     
 Fleetwood CemeteryRedwing407 All vis W or NW 08:00-​09:15 RJS  
  Meadow Pipit4      
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Blackbird6 Grounded     
  Song Thrush4 Grounded    
  Robin6 Grounded    
13th October
 FairhavenJay1 east over Woodland Road at 11,40 FW  
 Lytham HallJay1   Fw  
  Grey Wagtail1 on Lily pond    
  Song Thrush3 with 16 unidentified winter thrushes    
  Pink-​footed Goose600 south in 2 flocks, 100 and 500 at near 15.00 hrs    
 Lytham HallKestrel1   FW  
  Peregrine1FEMALEVery lLarge individual    
 SaltcotesCurlew107 Cartmell Line wet pasture FW  
  Kestrel1 Cartmell Laner    
 WinmarleighWhooper Swan290 On flood N of Island Lane opp Junction of Whitters Lane Maurice Wilby  
 WinmarleighWhooper Swan370 flooded fields by Island Lane SD458474  
  Pink-​footed Goosec300 flooded fields by Island Lane SD458474   
  Lapwing210 flooded fields by Island Lane SD459470   
  Pintail6 flooded fields by Whitters LaneSD464465   
  Wigeon12 flooded fields by Whitters LaneSD464465   
  Fieldfare15 flew over Whitters Lane    
  Whooper Swan12 flooded fields by Whitters LaneSD466465   
 Gynn GardensGreenfinch3     
 Warton BankGreat White Egret2   DS  
  Barnacle Goose13 Flying down river towards Lytham.     
  Marsh Harrier4Juv , F .2 over the river .    
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1F     
 Freckleton Naze PointRedwing160+ Mixed flock of redwing and Fieldfare . DS  
  Skylark50+ Overhead 08.30 to 09.30.    
  Siskin4 Overhead    
  Coal Tit7      
  Tree Sparrow12      
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Blackcap1MIn with tit flock .    
  Grey Wagtail2      
  Stock Dove6      
  Great White Egret1 Seen on Hesketh marsh .    
 Blackpool AirportStonechat2Pair  RJS  
 Watson Road ParkGreat Spotted Woodpecker1   RJS  
  Blue Tit4      
  Great Tit2      
  Long-​tailed Tit9      
  Mistle Thrush1      
 Fairhaven LakeWhooper Swan1 S Watch 07:00-​09:50  RJS  
  Carrion Crow12 SE    
  Starling12 S    
  Mistle Thrush2 SE    
  Little Egret3 W    
  Grey Heron3 S    
  Pied Wagtail7 S    
  Meadow Pipit23 S    
  Goldfinch19 SE    
  Woodpigeon8 SE    
  Collared Dove1 SE    
  Brambling2 SE    
  Chaffinch10 SE    
  Grey Wagtail1 S    
  Kestrel1 S    
  Jackdaw22 SE    
  Reed Bunting8 SE    
  Coal Tit12 E    
  Pink-​footed Goose5171 N    
  Siskin1 SE    
  Jay1 S    
  Merlin1 Chasing M Pipit    
  Snipe10 Off marsh    
  Goldcrest3 Treatment works bushes     
  Chiffchaff1  Treatment works bushes    
  Blackbird6 Treatment works bushes    
  Long-​tailed Tit7 Treatment works bushes    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Treatment works bushes    
  Coal Tit15 Treatment works bushes    
 CockerhamLittle Owl1 Sat in small Gable end window of derelict farm building Ian McG  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCoal Tit1 SW corner near Village tennis courts TS  
  Long-​tailed Tit7      
  Sparrowhawk1fover practice range    
  Little Grebe2adswest side pool    
 Stanley ParkRing-​necked Parakeet1   TS  
  Mute Swan6+6 juvs+ ads    
 Salisbury WoodlandRing-​necked Parakeet1 east end TS  
 Marton MereLittle Egret2 2nd egret just flown into scrape  NJL  
  Red Admiral4      
  Migrant Hawker3      
  Brown Hawker1      
  Brown Rat1 Viewing platform -​ so big I thought it was the otter!    
 Bank EndFieldfare35   AC  
  Pied Wagtail9      
  Meadow Pipit1      
 CockersandWhooper Swan155 On flooded field  AC  
 Marton MereLittle Egret1 Scrape  NJL  
  Teal90+ Scrape     
  Grey Heron1 Scrape     
  Snipe2 Scrape -​ flushed by heron    
  Mute Swan6 Including cygnet and 2 in flood on east fields     
  Reed Bunting2mCauseway     
  Cetti's Warbler4 2 at FBC hide and 2 at bittern view    
  Little Owl1 Lower barn    
  Chiffchaff1 NE scrub    
  Goldfinch15 Over island     
  Kestrel1 Over     
  Pink-​footed Goose450 2 skein over    
  Canada Goose3      
  Coal Tit2 Woodland watch     
  Pheasant61m/5fWoodland watch     
  Blackcap1fViewing platform     
 Poulton-le-FyldeBuzzard2 Old Field Carr Barry Dyson  
  Fieldfare65 Old Field Carr. Flocks of 40 and 25.    
  Redwing2 Old Field Carr.    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSwallow5 south over green 1 TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 copse west of Staining Nook    
  Kestrel1mover west side    
 Marton MereWhooper Swan2adsSE over the mere TS  
  Pink-​footed Goose6000+ north, E. of Chain Lane, skeins stretching out for over a mile. Conservative estimate     
  Fieldfare75+ north over the embankment    
  Swallow2 south over the embankment    
  Stonechat1meast marsh    
  Jackdaw300+ S to SE over the enbankment, 3 flocks    
  Sparrowhawk1 over north side    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 SE corner    
  Snipe1 over NE corner    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing, east end    
 Bodie HillLinnet100 Set-​aside seeds AC  
 Fluke HallMerlin1F/Imm  AC  
 Staining NookCetti's Warbler1 singing, south end hedge TS  
  Stock Dove1 wire by road    
  Tree Sparrow6+ Mere View    
  Greenfinch2m, fMere View    
 Herons' ReachRedwing1 circling around Heron Way green TS  
 Wesham MarshFieldfare100+   andy myo  
 Warton BankSwallow8 South East 0815hrs Ian Walker  
12th October
 IngolLesser Redpoll1fem / 1st wSheraton Park feeding in tree David Gove  
 Medlar MarshPeregrine1femstooping on woodpigeon flock near motorway(missed) Monty  
  Buzzard2 Circling over wood.    
  Stock Dove4 in trees edge of wood.    
  Grey Wagtail2 On track at edge of marsh.    
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
  Grey Wagtail2+      
 Starr GatePale-​bellied Brent Goose2 north. Watch 0730-​1045. A.A. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Shelduck29 15 sth. 14 nth.    
  Wigeon1 north.    
  Common Scoter1050      
  Red-​throated Diver8 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe5 south.    
  Guillemot4 2 sth. 2 nth.    
  Black Guillemot1ad.north.    
 Warton BankGreat White Egret1   DS  
  Marsh Harrier3 2 over the river .    
  Fieldfare21 Overhead .    
  Little Egret12      
 SaltcotesWhooper Swan8 On flood opposite pegs lane . 10.30 . DS  
 Freckleton Naze PointRedwing48 Several small flocks overhead . DS  
  Coal Tit2      
  Tree Sparrow8      
  Grey Wagtail2      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBuzzard1 over NW corner TS  
  Kestrel1msouth end    
  Long-​tailed Tit5+ SE corner    
  Mute Swan4ads     
  Grey Heron1ad     
 FairhavenKestrel1 hovers Clifton Hospital plot FW  
  Long-​tailed Titc15 Arundel Rd garden    
 Haslam ParkWillow Tit1 Coming to feeders on my allotment,best viewed from Hollings Grove canal bridge returning to Leylandii tree aprox 50yds away at 10 0`clock. martin jump.  
 FreckletonCattle Egret11 10:30 east of lower laneSD435302Frank Bird  
 Newton MarshWigeon269   RJS  
 FreckletonCattle Egret11 2 flew towards the village, other 9 in field with cows and Pylon best viewed from opposite Quaker House 12:45 RJS  
 Blackpool AirportWheatear2   RJS  
 Granny's BayShelduck164   RJS  
  Little Egret5      
 Fairhaven DunesBlackcap2MalesWastewater bushes  RJS  
11th October
 LythamPink-​footed Goosec1000 over centre Lytham at 09.00 moving inland oo estuary Fw  
 Lytham MossStonechat2m,fwild lane Frank Bird  
 FleetwoodChiffchaff1 In garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
  Coal Tit1 In garden Ullswater Avenue     
  Goldfinch7 In garden Ullswater Avenue    
  Sparrowhawk1 In garden Ullswater Avenue    
  Buzzard3 Soaring and drifting east    
  Comma1 In garden Ullswater Avenue    
  Skylark3+ South over garden     
 Windy HarbourPink-​footed Goosec3000 Over Barry Dyson  
 Poulton-le-FyldeMeadow Pipit12 Old Field Carr Barry Dyson  
  Mistle Thrush2 Old Field Carr    
  Redwing11 Old Field Carr.    
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkCetti's Warbler1m    
  Water Rail1      
 Starr GateWhooper Swan5 suth. Watch 0715-​1100. sev. obs.  
  Shelduck83 18 sth. 65 nth.    
  Eider3 1 sth. 2 nth.    
  Common Scoter1195      
  Red-​throated Diver14 10 sth. 4 nth.    
  Great Crested Grebe1 north.    
  Little Egret1 south at sea.    
  Cormorant34 14 sth. 20 nth.    
  Grey Plover3 north.    
  Sandwich Tern2 north.    
  Guillemot2 north.    
  Skylark19 south.    
  Goldfinch4 south.    
 Marton MereBarn Owl1 hunting over NE field and next field north, 18.30-​35, came within 5m. TS  
  Buzzard2 on Mute Swan carcass, east field    
  Red-​legged Partridge4 barn roof    
  Snipe7 circling over the mere    
 Staining NookRedwing9 circling over towards dusk TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCetti's Warbler1 singing, pool east of zoo car park TS  
  Little Grebe2adspool east of zoo car park    
 InskipPink-​footed Goose3500+ Skiens stretching between Inskip and Elswick Stu Milne  
  Red-​legged Partridge2      
 FreckletonCattle Egret11 Lower Lane -​ they are mobile due to being flushed when cows moved for milking Michelle Walker  
 New Ridge FarmSkylark20+   Paul Slade  
  Whooper Swan11 over high south    
 Fluke HallRedwing11+ over wood Paul Slade  
  Fieldfare8+ over wood    
  Mistle Thrush2+ over wood    
  Grey Wagtail1      
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail2 east    
 GlassonChiffchaff1 in trees by toilet block Paul Slade  
  Chiffchaff1 in trees by industrial estate    
  Reed Bunting1 in trees by industrial estate    
 Green Dick's LaneLittle Owl1   Paul Slade  
 Cocker's DykeYellow-​legged Gull1ad  Paul Slade  
  Whooper Swan16 on beach before flying inland    
  Pink-​footed Goose1450 on beach 07.30    
 Stanley ParkGrey Wagtail1     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Herring Gullc350      
  Canada Goose40      
  Mute Swan37      
 Grange ParkGoldcrest1 in lone conifer on Dawlish Avenue   
 Stanley ParkNuthatch1 calling, west of heronry Ellen Pemberton  
  Long-​tailed Tit8+      
  Coal Tit1      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1 stump circle    
  Little Grebe2      
 Marton MereBittern1 NW from SE corner reeds, quite high over the island flushing all the Teal and Gadwall, then over the mere to reeds near SW hide TS  
  Pink-​footed Goose3775+ 3400+ N (7 skeins), 375+ S (3 skeins), all over Chain Lane area    
  Wigeon2m, f     
  Water Rail2 calling, embankment reeds    
  Snipe2 down to SE corner reeds    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing, east end    
  Reed Bunting6+ east end    
  Tree Sparrow7 low NE over embankment to east marsh Hawthorns. Earlier 8+ Mere View    
  Goldfinch24 over the island    
  Skylark3 over SE field    
  Meadow Pipit13 over embankment    
  Coal Tit1 NE corner    
  Long-​tailed Tit4 SE corner    
  Stock Dove9 barn roof    
  Jackdaw175+ S over east field    
  Rook250+ over Gipsy Hole Wood, then NE    
  Buzzard2 over NE corner    
  Sparrowhawk1fover the mere    
  Kestrel1 barn ledge    
  Redwing3 over east end    
  Swallow1 S over the embankment    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseJay1 low over west side near crossing path TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 west side near crossing path    
  Redwing20+ north over east side    
  Buzzard2 NW right across, same 2 birds from the mere    
 Warbreck HillPeregrine2   DJM  
  Goldcrest1 In garden    
  Coal Tit1 In garden    
 Blackpool North ShoreShelduck9 N DJM  
  Grey Wagtail2 N together    
  Pied Wagtail3 2 + 1 N    
  Meadow Pipit4 1, 1, 2 in-​off    
 Warbreck HillRedwing10 E then N DJM  
10th October
 Myerscough QuarryGoosander1Fon canal AJH  
 Glasson BasinTufted Duck27mostly m  Dan Haywood  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe2adswest side pool TS  
  Mute Swan4ads     
  Grey Heron2ads     
 Herons' ReachGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 low over Greenfinch Court TS  
 Stanley ParkCormorant6   TS  
  Tufted Duck2      
 CockersandSkylark50  SD428542Dan Haywood  
  Grey Wagtail2  SD439541   
  Whooper Swan74ads SD431540   
 Freckleton Naze PoolGreen Sandpiper2 Mobile , calling . DS  
  Coal Tit1      
  Greenfinch8 Going to roost .    
  Goldcrest2 In tit flock .    
 Warton BankGreat White Egret2   DS  
  Lesser Redpoll1 Grounded after a shower .    
  Chiffchaff1 Calling    
  Mistle Thrush6      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Meadow Pipit20+      
 Wesham MarshStonechat2m f  andy myo  
 Eagland HillWhooper Swan6864 ads+4 juves New Lane floods AC  
 CockersandWhooper Swan70 On Abbey Farm Lake.....  AC  
 Myerscough QuarryStonechat2Males Sat on fence near canal bridge  Stu & Lauren Milne  
  Tufted Duck6      
  Canada Goose2      
  Greylag Goose2      
  Mute Swan7Inc 5 juvs     
  Little Grebe2+      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2      
9th October
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkShoveler14     
 Fleetwood Marine LakesTurnstone239     
 Starr GateShelduck6 north. Watch 0630-​1100. A.A. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Eider2 south.    
  Common Scoter530      
  Leach's Petrel1 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe1 north.    
  Cormorant5 4 sth. 1 nth.    
  Kittiwake1 north.    
  Arctic Skua1ad.pale moph south.    
  Guillemot2 south.    
 Marton MereGarganey1 roosting with Shoveler and Teal am Frank Bird  
 Stanley ParkCormorant4   TS  
  Mute Swan6+6 juvs+ ads    
 Marton MereCommon Gull2ads  TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBuzzard1 over central/NW area TS  
  Kestrel1fSE area     
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
8th October
 Marton MereBittern2 flew from north reedbed to outflow 1220 hrs. Simon Beardall  
 CockersandStarling450 partially flood stubble fieldsSD430541Dan Haywood  
  Herring Gull350  SD430541   
  Black-​headed Gull350  SD430541   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull100  SD430541   
  Skylark85  SD430541   
  Whooper Swan20adults SD430541   
  Linnet18  SD430541   
  Meadow Pipit10  SD430541   
  Wheatear2 one Plover Scar, one Bank Houses    
  Goldcrest3 Bank Houses     
  Chiffchaff1 Bank HousesSD431531   
 Thornton Marsh FarmShoveler1     
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
 SaltcotesGreen Sandpiper2 Peg lane flood . DS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit14      
 Starr GatePink-​footed Goose235 south. Watch 0715-​1100. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Whooper Swan5 south.    
  Shelduck1 south.    
  Eider10 4 sth. 6 nth.    
  Common Scoter440      
  Red-​breasted Merganser2 south.    
  Red-​throated Diver1 south.    
  Cormorant30 south.    
  Knot60 south.    
  Guillemot1 south.    
  Skylark37 s/east.    
  Meadow Pipit5 s/east.    
  Goldfinch110 south.    
 Marton MereBittern1 15.23pm M Jones  
  Garganey1 Female/immature    
 Preston DockCormorant10 On pontoons . martin jump.  
  Great Crested Grebe4 East end of main dock.    
  Grey Wagtail2 Actively fly catching between main dock and basin .    
 Bank EndTwite2+ with highly mobile Linnets  AC  
  White Wagtail3      
  Pied Wagtail24      
  Little Egret1      
 Staining NookBuzzard2 circling over TS  
 Marton MereStonechat2m, feast marsh, p.m. TS  
 FleetwoodChiffchaff1 In garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
  Coal Tit2 In garden Ullswater Avenue     
 Poulton-le-FyldeWhooper Swan10AdultsOld Field Carr. Over, circling. Barry Dyson  
  Coal Tit1 Old Field Carr    
  Song Thrush3 Old Field Carr.    
 Warton BankGreat White Egret2 not cattle egret from last report andy myo  
 Warton BankCattle Egret2   andy myo  
  Whooper Swan1      
  Marsh Harrier1juv m     
 Marton MereBlackbird20+   DJM/CR  
  Bullfinch3 Flew from trees at SW Bay toward Feeding Station, at least 1 male    
  Cetti's Warbler10+mSinging -​ incl 1 at Lawson's Wetland    
  Long-​tailed Tit5+      
  Water Rail2      
  Song Thrush2      
  Redwing2+ Reported going S by LR    
  Otter1 Reported by LR early morning    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCetti's Warbler2 singing, pool east of practice range, east side Gorse banked pool TS  
 Staining NookRed-​legged Partridge5 field to the SE TS  
  Blackcap1f/jhedge near Mere View    
  Coal Tit1 hedge near Mere View    
  Tree Sparrow12+ Mere View    
  Greenfinch4 Mere View    
 Marton MereBittern1 flew to SE corner reeds from SE marsh/ditch/main dyke area TS  
  Jay1 south over east end of mere to caravan park trees    
  Stonechat1 east marsh    
  Skylark8 SE over embankment    
  House Martin5 lingering over the embankment    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing, east end     
  Peregrine2 dyke pylon, later fem to next pylon north    
  Buzzard1 over Gipsy Hole Wood    
  Sparrowhawk1 barn roof, then over the mere    
  Kestrel1 barn ledge    
  Water Rail1 calling, embankment reeds    
7th October
 MartonGoldfinch35 Meadowbrook BEW  
 Poulton-le-FyldeJackdaw200+ roost Moorland Road Paul Slade  
 Freckleton Naze PoolCattle Egret11 Hidden behind the banking then came out on to the pool edge . DS  
 Freckleton Naze PointBarnacle Goose3 With the Canada geese . DS  
  Coal Tit2      
  Tree Sparrow4      
  Mistle Thrush1      
 FreckletonSiskin2 Landed briefly pool lane . DS  
  Coal Tit2      
  Long-​tailed Tit8      
  Skylark40+ Overhead     
 Blackpool AirportSkylark35   RJS  
 Thornton ICI ReservoirLittle Grebe4     
 Fleetwood Memorial ParkYellow-​browed Warbler1   SD  
  Coal Tit1+      
 Lytham HallBuzzard1   FW  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBuzzard1 over NW corner TS  
  Kestrel1mwith prey    
  Mistle Thrush2 green 1    
  Coal Tit1 trees SW of green 1    
  Long-​tailed Tit6+      
  Goldfinch20+ over NW corner    
  Collared Dove3 over west    
  Cormorant1 over NW    
  Mute Swan4ads     
 Stanley ParkGadwall9   TS  
  Tufted Duck4      
 WrampoolStonechat11st W   AC  
 Starr GatePintail9 south. Watch 0715-​1200. L.G.B. S.C. S.S.  
  Teal8 south.    
  Eider8 6 sth. 2 nth.    
  Common Scoter615      
  Red-​throated Diver6 south.    
  Manx Shearwater1 north.    
  Gannet2 1 ad. nth. 1 3y south.    
  Cormorant9 south.    
  Kittiwake9 8 ads. sth. 1 juv. nth.    
  Great Skua1 south.    
  Pomarine Skua1ad.south.    
  Guillemot19 south.    
  Razorbill3 south.    
  Skylark5 south.    
 Rossall PointLinnet2   AH / JB  
  Meadow Pipit5      
  Wheatear41mpath by golf course    
 Fluke HallGolden Plover200+   K&M Towers  
 Wesham MarshStonechat2m fno sign of juv andy myo  
 Marton MereShoveler30+   DJM  
  Little Grebe1      
  Water Rail1 SW Bay    
  Skylark3 Singles S    
  Meadow Pipit1 S    
  Grey Wagtail1 E    
  Cetti's Warbler9mSinging     
  Treecreeper1 NW corner of reserve    
  Linnet1+ Bramble thicket east end of Lawson's field    
  Jackdaw10+ Light easterly passage in small groups    
  Otter1 Reported killed on East Park Drive early yesterday morning    
 Lancaster Canal Glasson BranchGoldcrest1   J Hedley  
  Coal Tit2      
  Pink-​footed Goose260 At least flying over.    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Grey Wagtail2      
 Warton BankGreat White Egret3   andy myo dh  
6th October
 Grange ParkGoldcrest1 all records Boundary Park   
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Coal Tit4      
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveGoldcrest1     
  Golden Plover1 over    
 KirkhamCoal Tit6 13 -​13:30 feeding station The Coppice Geoff Speight  
  Great Tit4      
  Blue Tit6      
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
  House Sparrow6      
 Lytham GreenWheatear2   AA  
  Meadow Pipit4      
  Pied Wagtail4      
  Little Egret2      
 Eagland HillWhooper Swan11AdOn flood N of New Lane Maurice Wilby  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBuzzard2 clashing over SE corner TS  
  Sparrowhawk1fcircling over NW corner    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2ads     
  Mute Swan4ads     
 Marton MereBuzzard2 circling over Gipsy Hole Wood TS  
 Stanley ParkGadwall10   TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet4      
  Coal Tit2      
 Warbreck HillBlackcap1mIn the garden DJM  
  Greenfinch9 On garden feeders, most I've had for some time    
 CarletonJay2 Carleton Green Estate. Seen daily for last three days. P Guy  
5th October
 Head Dyke LaneKestrel1 west end   
 GalgateGrey Wagtail1     
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveGrey Plover28 On the beach Steve Swift  
  Sanderling150+ Feeding on incoming tide    
 Lytham QuaysMarsh Harrier2 Hunting along far side of the river bank. Steve Swift  
 Fleetwood PromenadeGreenfinch40     
 Starr GateShelduck15 south. Watch 0715-​1030. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Wigeon6 north.    
  Eider1 south.    
  Common Scoter700 south.    
  Long-​tailed Duck1 south.    
  Red-​throated Diver11 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe2 south.    
  Cormorant10 6 sth. 4 nth.    
  Knot120 south.    
  Guillemot6 4 sth. 2 nth.    
  Skylark15 south.    
  Swallow2 south.    
 Poulton-le-Fylde Golf CourseChiffchaff1   Jol  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 FleetwoodCoal Tit2 In garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 In garden Ullswater Avenue     
 FleetwoodCoal Tit2 In garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 In garden Ullswater Avenue     
 Thornton ICI ReservoirLittle Grebe4     
 StanahBlack-​tailed Godwit32     
 Gynn GardensCoal Tit2     
 Rossall SchoolMerlin1f/imm    
 Fleetwood CemeteryGoldcrest3     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCetti's Warbler1 singing, NW corner pond TS  
 Marton MereCormorant1 mere then flew east  TS  
  Kestrel1mbarn ledge    
  Stock Dove5 barn roof    
  Pied Wagtail1 barn roof    
  Water Rail1 calling, island reeds    
  Meadow Pipit10 up from the island    
 Warton BankGreat White Egret1   colin galbraith  
  Little Egret7      
  Grey Heron       
  Collared Dove       
  Grey Wagtail       
  Blue Tit       
  Long-​tailed Tit       
 Pilling LaneSkylark2 flew east over Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Chaffinch1 flew east over Beach Road    
  Sparrowhawk1juvBeach Road    
  Kestrel1 Beach Road    
 Knott EndWheatear2 sea wall Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Rock Pipit1 flying up and down sea wall calling    
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
 Cocker's DykeGolden Plover536   Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Yellow-​legged Gull1adult at outflow    
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Meadow Pipit10      
 Marton MereBlackcap2mFeeding on berries by cabins DJM/CR  
  Cetti's Warbler8mSinging    
  Skylark14+ Over W incl flock of 9    
  Raven2 S together over E embankment     
  Small Copper1      
  Red Admiral2      
  Brown Hawker1      
  Southern Hawker1+      
  Migrant Hawker5+      
 SaltcotesCurlew42 Pegs Lane field opposite flood AA  
  Black-​tailed Godwit35      
4th October
 Poulton-le-FyldeGreylag Goose40 Old Field Carr, Over Barry Dyson  
  Meadow Pipit2 Old Field Carr, Over    
  Woodpigeonc250 Old Field Carr. Over    
  Blackbird15 Old Field Carr    
  Song Thrush3 Old Field Carr    
  Long-​tailed Tit18 Old Field Carr    
  Greenfinch4 Old Field Carr    
 Fleetwood CemeteryCoal Tit4   Jol  
 Poulton-le-FyldeCoal Tit3 Moorland Gardens Jol  
  Greenfinch4 Moorland Rd Cemetery    
  Jay1 Moorland Rd Cemetery    
  Red Admiral1 Moorland Rd Cemetery    
 Poulton-le-Fylde Golf CourseChiffchaff1   Jol  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Long-​tailed Tit3      
 Knott End Golf CourseLong-​tailed Tit13   Paul Elis / Paul Slade  
 Thurnham HallJay1   Paul Elis / Paul Slade  
  Roe Deer1      
 GlassonChiffchaff2 church yard Paul Elis / Paul Slade  
  Goldcrest1 church yard    
  Coal Tit1 church yard    
  Grey Wagtail1 church yard    
  Snipe8 over    
 Knott EndBlack-​tailed Godwit13 river bank south of jetty Paul Elis / Paul Slade  
 Ridge FarmTufted Duck1 duck pond Paul Elis / Paul Slade  
  Teal4 duck pond    
  Reed Bunting1      
 New Ridge FarmChiffchaff1   Paul Elis / Paul Slade  
 Fluke HallChiffchaff1   Paul Elis / Paul Slade  
  Coal Tit2 plus    
  Long-​tailed Tit7      
  Raven1 over high calling    
  Rock Pipit1 over sea wall calling    
 Cocker's DykeYellow-​legged Gull1adult  Paul Elis / Paul Slade  
  Meadow Pipit6 over    
  Siskin1 over calling SE    
  Jay1 Cocker's Dyke House    
  Goldcrest1 Cocker's Dyke House    
  Chaffinch2 flew east    
 Pilling LaneCoal Tit4 Beach Road Paul Elis / Paul Slade  
  Kestrel1 Beach Road    
  Wheatear6 plus on sea wall bewteen Beach Road and Fluke Hall    
 Lancaster Canal Glasson BranchYellow-​browed Warbler1 Along the north side of the Glasson Branch. J Hedley  
  Grey Wagtail2      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe2adswest side pool TS  
  Water Rail1 calling, NW corner pond    
  Common Gull3ads     
  Cormorant1 over south    
  Mute Swan4ads     
  Grey Heron2ads     
  Buzzard1 circled over SW area    
  Kestrel1 over SE area    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 central    
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
 Herons' ReachGoldfinch22 over Greenfinch Court TS  
 Blackpool North ShoreYellow-​browed Warbler1 west side of Park SD312376Frank Bird  
  Coal Tit2      
 Haslam ParkGoldfinch12+   martin jump.  
  Great Tit3      
  Blue Tit4      
  Coal Tit5      
  Chiffchaff1 In and out of brambles on allotment    
  Stock Dove2      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1mAll above at my allotment feeding station    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3 On next allotment feeding on large sunflower heads.    
 CarletonJay2   P Guy  
 Carr House Green CommonChiffchaff1     
  Song Thrush1      
  Skylark1+ flew over    
 Burglar's AlleyMarsh Harrier1juvover tip then marsh   
 Thornton ICI ReservoirGoldcrest4     
  Little Grebe1      
 Windy HarbourChiffchaff1msub song   
 LythamPectoral Sandpiper1 Flood opposite Peg Lane mmm  
  Green Sandpiper1 Flood opposite Pegs Lane -​ far flood    
  Curlew5 Pegs Lane    
  Little Egret1 Cartmell lane    
  Kestrel1 Cartmell Lane    
 Blackpool North ShoreLittle Egret3   DJM  
3rd October
 Cocker's DykeCoal Tit1   Pau  
  Greenshank1 outflow    
 New Ridge FarmLong-​tailed Tit19 one flock Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Ridge FarmWheatear1 sea wall Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Teal5 Duck pond    
  Reed Bunting1      
 Fairhaven LakeCommon Sandpiper1   DS  
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Coal Tit2      
  Long-​tailed Tit6      
  Grey Wagtail2      
  Goldcrest2 Pumping station .    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Grey Plover38 Fair haven beach .    
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
 FleetwoodYellow-​browed Warbler1 In garden Ullswater Avenue then flew off east at 08.44 KG  
 Fairhaven LakeChiffchaff2 1000 -​ 1100hrs Ian Walker  
  Goldcrest1  1 seen -​ heard more but tricky to estimate     
 LythamPectoral Sandpiper1JuvSaltcotes Road Site 0830hrs Ian Walker & NR  
 Devonshire Rock GardensCoal Tit20 single flock   
 Revoe ParkGoldcrest3     
 Rossall SchoolGrey Wagtail2     
 Fleetwood PromenadeGoldcrest1     
 Marton MereCetti's Warbler2 singing, east end TS  
  Reed Bunting2      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGadwall6   TS  
 Starr GateRed-​throated Diver7 Mostly goung South, 2 going North quite close in Neil Fox  
  Red-​breasted Merganser1Female or juvSouth    
  Pale-​bellied Brent Goose1 North close in    
  Common Scoter200+ Large numbers in flight and on the sea    
  Great Black-​backed Gull1 North    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull       
  Sanderling7 Feeding on the shoreline    
  Pied Wagtail3+JuvenilesOn the promenade    
  Turnstone2 Flying along the shoreline    
  Razorbill1 North    
 Watson Road ParkGoldcrest1   RJS  
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
  Coal Tit3      
 Anchorsholme ParkGoldcrest1   RJS  
 Mount ParkCoal Tit5   RJS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Bourne HillChiffchaff1   RJS  
  Coal Tit6      
 Fleetwood CemeteryCoal Tit6   RJS  
2nd October
 Knott EndBlack-​tailed Godwit64 river bank south of jetty Paul Ellis  
 Little SingletonTeal51     
  Greylag Goose1+ flock inc PZP ringed Windermere 2015    
 Freckleton Naze PointGreenshank2 On river edge . DS  
  Golden Plover400+      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit4      
  Raven4 Flying upriver .    
  Coal Tit12      
  Tree Sparrow10      
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2      
 SaltcotesPectoral Sandpiper1JuvOn flood opposite pegs lane. DS  
  Little Stint1Juv     
  Pied Wagtail16 Mixed flock of alba wags .    
  Meadow Pipit6      
 Watson Road ParkYellow-​browed Warbler1 09:50 to 10:05 then lost to view Frank Bird  
  Coal Titc45 flock landed briefly then south    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseWater Rail1 calling, NW corner pond TS  
  Little Grebe1juv     
  Oystercatcher1 green 1    
  Magpie32 green 1    
 Stanley ParkGadwall33   TS  
  Pink-​footed Goose75+ over south    
  Meadow Pipit2 over south    
 Mount ParkCoal Tit2     
 Fleetwood CemeteryGoldcrest3     
 Starr GateCommon Scoter361 South.sea watch 0715-​1000 A.A.S.C.  
  Whooper Swan7 North     
  Red-​throated Diver6 S 5 N1    
  Eider2 South co    
  Cormorant12 S 10 N 2    
  Meadow Pipit83 S/east    
  Gannet1 North     
 Blackpool North ShoreMeadow Pipit15+ 2 grounded, 3 in-​off, others S DJM  
  Greenshank1 S inland of promenade    
  Little Egret1 Feeding in runnel at top of beach    
  Grey Wagtail2 Singles S    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail3 Singles S    
 Warbreck HillRaven3 Mooching round water tower DJM  
  Coal Tit1      
  Pink-​footed Goose200+ SE    
 Warbreck HillGoldcrest1   DJM  
  Pink-​footed Goose27 E then N    
1st October
 Fleetwood CemeteryCoal Tit3     
 Warton BankMerlin1   andy myo  
  Great White Egret2      
 Wesham MarshStonechat1juv  andy myo  
  Noctule Bat5      
 Fairhaven DunesStonechat2m f  andy myo  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGadwall52mwest side pool TS  
  Oystercatcher1 central green    
  Mute Swan4 ads    
 Stanley ParkGadwall24   TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Buzzard1 circling over NE golf course    
 Salisbury WoodlandNuthatch1   TS  
 WrampoolBarn Owl1 over coast road, 0220 hrs! Paul Ellis  
 Pilling LanePink-​footed Goose1700 on beach off Beach Road at 1915 hrs Paul Ellis  
 Bank EndWhite Wagtail1   AC  
  Pied Wagtail15      
  Meadow Pipit15+ Feeding     
 Rossall PointSparrowhawk1fgolf course JB  
  Meadow Pipit7      
  Chiffchaff1 On gorse by golf course fence    
 Fleetwood Marine LakesTurnstone260+ island at high tide JB  
 Myerscough QuarryKingfisher1 Canal AJH  
  Grey Wagtail2 Canal    
 Poulton-le-FyldeBuzzard2 Old Field Carr Barry Dyson  
  Swallow3 Old Field Carr    
  Raven2 Old Field Carr.    
 SaltcotesPectoral Sandpiper2   Maurice Jones  
Fylde Bird Club