Sightings for April 2017

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
30th April
 Newton MarshYellow Wagtail1 In ploughed field SB TMM  
  Merlin1 Flew north    
 Rossall SchoolWhinchat54m, 1f  Barry Dyson  
  Wheatear6      
  House Martin1      
  Sedge Warbler1      
  Lesser Whitethroat1      
  Sparrowhawk2      
  new species1 Stoat    
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkWhinchat43m, 1f  Barry Dyson  
  Wheatear75f, 2m     
  Linnet10      
  Greenfinch1      
 Devonshire Rock GardensLesser Whitethroat1mSinging from 'buttrefly field' edge DJM  
  Willow Warbler1mSinging from 'Golden Triangle' at end of Hilstone Lane    
  Blackcap1mSinging from 'Golden Triangle' at end of Hilstone Lane    
  Greenfinch1mSinging from 'Golden Triangle' at end of Hilstone Lane    
 Fluke HallWheatear15   AC  
 CockersandWhinchat5Malesall in pristine plumage AC  
  Wheatear1      
  Whimbrel3      
 Knott EndWillow Warbler1malesinging   
29th April
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkStonechat2M&F  Barry Dyson  
  Wheatear5All females     
 Marton MereCommon Sandpiper2 evening TS  
  House Martin1      
 Marton MereLesser Whitethroat1 singing, SW field south hedge.  TS  
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing, SW field south hedge.     
 Preston DockGlaucous Gull11st-​winterresting with the herrings on south pontoons nick patel  
  Common Tern7 returned    
 CottamBlackcap4+All maleTom Benson way Stu Milne.  
  Long-​tailed Tit3      
  Chiffchaff5      
  Jay3      
  Mallard7 Fem+6 ducklings on canal.    
  Roe Deer1DoeFlushed out of patch of brambles/trees opposite tip on Tom Benson way.I saw one on the old brickworks many years back.    
  new species4 Speckled wood butterfly.    
  new species2 Peacock butterfly.    
 Marton MereSedge Warbler6+ Incl 2 at Lawson's wetland  DJM  
  Grasshopper Warbler6 m,f? Lawson's wetland, m island, m.f? north end of embankment & m ditch between LNR & east fields    
  Swift1      
  Black-​tailed Godwitc30 Circling, may have landed on scrape    
  Lesser Whitethroat2 NE scrub & near feeding station    
  Whitethroat5 Incl 1 at Lawson's wetland    
  Willow Warbler2      
  Chiffchaff3      
  Blackcap7+ Incl 1 at Lawson's wetland    
  Cetti's Warbler8 Incl 1 at Lawson's wetland & 1 in NW pit on golf course    
  Linnet4 2 pairs along gorse hedge by path    
  Reed Bunting3m     
  Reed Warbler10+      
  Common Sandpiper1 scrape    
  Teal1f     
  Oystercatcher2 scrape    
 StaynallBarn Owl    AC  
28th April
 Barnaby's SandsWhimbrel89 roosted Paul Slade/Jol  
 StanahIcelandic Black-​tailed Godwit76   Paul Slade/Jol  
  Dunlin8      
  Chiffchaff1malesinging    
  Blackcap1malesinging    
 StaynallBarn Owl1   Paul Slade/Jol  
  Kestrel1      
 Jameson RoadGreenfinch2malessinging Paul Slade/Jol  
  Blackcap1malesinging    
  Sedge Warbler1malesinging    
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkSedge Warbler2malessinging Paul Slade/Jol  
  Reed Warbler1malesinging    
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Little Grebe2      
  Blackcap1malesinging    
 CockersandWhinchat1   AC  
  Wheatear2      
 StanahWhimbrel8 In field at high water KRG  
  Whitethroat2      
  Linnet6      
  Reed Bunting2m f     
  Reed Warbler1      
  Swallow6      
  Dunlin3      
 Marton MereGrasshopper Warbler1 singing, south of gorse by NW path TS  
  Whitethroat4      
  Sedge Warbler4      
  Cetti's Warbler6 singing -​ 1 Staining Nook, 1 Lawson Wetland    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Gadwall87m     
  Teal31m     
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Buzzard2 over east fields    
  Stock Dove7 barn roof    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe1   TS  
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
 Salisbury WoodlandStock Dove1 and calling, central area TS  
 Stanley ParkSand Martin4   TS  
  House Martin2      
  Swallow5+      
  Blackcap5msinging    
  Nuthatch1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 drumming    
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Tufted Duck75m     
 Starr GateLinnet2PrFeeding on dandelion seeds after shower in Solaris Centre garden, become very scarce here recently DJM  
 Poulton-le-FyldeGoldcrest1malesinging Moreton Drive Paul Slade  
27th April
 FrenchwoodGrasshopper Warbler1 7.30pm Field 10m south of Ribble reeling  Richard H  
 Poulton-le-FyldeSparrowhawk1maleMoreton Drive Paul Slade  
 SalwickMute Swan2   Stu Milne.  
  Canada Goose6      
  Coot2      
  Lapwing3      
  Buzzard2      
  Sedge Warbler4 Singing.    
  Red-​legged Partridge2      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Drumming     
  Jay1      
  Roe Deer1Doe     
 Starr GateArctic Skua1 2.45 north.watch 2.00-​3.45 FB,MJ  
  Manx Shearwater28 north    
  Red-​throated Diver9 north    
  Kittiwake13 north    
  Gannet16      
  Sandwich Tern33 north    
 Marton MereGrasshopper Warbler1 singing, SE corner of NE scrub TS  
  Sedge Warbler2      
  Whitethroat2      
  Cetti's Warbler6 singing -​ 1 Staining Nook    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Gadwall87m     
  Teal2m, f     
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Oystercatcher1      
  Lapwing1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Kestrel1m     
  Stock Dove10 barn roof    
  Pied Wagtail1m     
 Lawson WetlandReed Warbler1 singing, west side reeds TS  
  Sedge Warbler1 singing, west side reeds    
  Whitethroat1 north side brambles    
 Salisbury WoodlandBlackcap2msinging TS  
 Starr GateCommon Scoter96 north. L.G.B.  
  Eider7 south.    
  Red-​throated Diver8 north.    
  Great Crested Grebe1 south.    
  Manx Shearwater120 north.    
  Gannet41 north.    
  Kittiwake27 north.    
  Sandwich Tern108 north.    
  Arctic Tern16 north.    
  Guillemot1 north.    
 CockerhamNuthatch1 SingingSD4752Barry Dyson/M Sutcliffe  
  Buzzard1  SD4752   
 Glasson BasinSwift1   Barry Dyson/M Sutcliffe  
 Knott EndKnot500   Chris Batty  
  Dunlin40      
  Great Skua1 east at 11:26    
  Gannet20 flew past    
  Grey Plover3      
  Common Gull33 first-​winter     
  Sanderling1      
  Swallow1 flew east    
  Manx Shearwater2 flew west    
  Kittiwake1818 adultsflew west    
 Starr GateKittiwake18adsN in one flock DJM  
  Manx Shearwater1 N    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill3 N together    
26th April
 ChurchtownDipper1male17.50 approx Kirkland Bridge A6 MF  
 Shard BridgeRedshank12 From 17.00 -​ 17.25 approx :-​ MF  
  Greenshank1      
  Whimbrel2      
  Common Sandpiper1      
 StanahGreenshank1 Wyre Estuary to north   
  Mute Swan1first-​winterWyre Estuary to north    
  Herring Gull10 Wyre Estuary to north    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull30 Wyre Estuary to north    
  Mallard5 Wyre Estuary to north    
  Redshank25 Wyre Estuary to north    
  Dunlin70 Wyre Estuary to north    
  Ringed Plover2 Wyre Estuary to north    
  Willow Warbler1malesingingSD354431   
  Chiffchaff1malesingingSD352433   
  Long-​tailed Tit1  SD350434   
  Swallow4      
  Song Thrush1malesinging    
  Black-​tailed Godwit65  SD356437   
  Greylag Goose2 Wyre Estuary to north    
  Pied Wagtail2 to north    
 Shard BridgeGrey Heron1     
 Preesall ParkGrey Heron1     
 Fleetwood MarshGrey Heron2     
 Height o' th' HillBlack-​tailed Godwit19 flew north   
 Burrow's MarshWhimbrel309 roosted at northwest endSD349449Chris Batty  
  Curlew2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit45      
 Clifton MarshWhimbrel65 Into Roost AB, SB  
  Common Sandpiper1 On river     
 Windy HarbourWhimbrel68 over NW in several small groups Paul Slade  
  Green Sandpiper1      
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Redshank6+ inc one displaying    
  Swallow1      
  Shelduck4      
  Peregrine1male     
  Roe Deer2males     
  Lapwing11 On ploughed field Liscoe Farm    
  Stock Dove2 On ploughed field Liscoe Farm    
  Oystercatcher2 On ploughed field Liscoe Farm    
 Shard BridgeWhimbrel20 roosting till 2045 hrs at least, (39 present earlier but the others flew downstream by 2000 hrs)SD375405Paul Ellis  
  Curlew2      
 Little SingletonWhimbrel1 on river bank till 2035 at end of Occupation LaneSD380397Paul Ellis  
  Common Sandpiper5 river at end of Occupation LaneSD380397   
  Sparrowhawk1mriver at end of Occupation Lane    
  Little Egret2 river at end of Occupation Lane    
  Stock Dove6 on river bank at end of Occupation Lane    
  Kestrel1 at end of Occupation Lane    
  Mistle Thrush1 singing at end of Occupation Lane    
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolKingfisher1   AC  
  Avocet2      
  Greenshank3      
  Common Sandpiper1      
 Thurnham HallChiffchaff3 2 calling  AC  
  Jay3      
 CatforthMandarin2PairOn Woodplumpton brook. Stu Milne  
  Shoveler2PairOn canal    
  Mute Swan2 One on nest west of Blackleach Ln     
  Canada Goose10+      
  Greylag Goose2      
  Shelduck1      
  Mallard15+ Inc brood of 6 ducklings    
  Oystercatcher2      
  Lapwing2      
  Greenfinch1      
  Willow Warbler2      
  Goldcrest1      
  Goldfinch6+      
  Blackcap1M     
 Marton MereLesser Whitethroat1 singing, NW corner of Kipling field TS  
  Sedge Warbler3      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1 island pool    
  Oystercatcher1      
  Lapwing2      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Gadwall87m     
  Stock Dove4      
  Linnet2      
 Stanley ParkHouse Martin8   TS  
  Swallow10+      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Pied Wagtail1      
 Staining NookCetti's Warbler1 singing TS  
 Lawson WetlandCetti's Warbler1 singing, west side TS  
 Starr GateEider16 south. lL.G.B. A.B. G.J.  
  Common Scoter10 north.    
  Red-​breasted Merganser2m&fsouth.    
  Goosander1mnorth.    
  Red-​throated Diver21      
  Gannet2ad.high north.    
  Sandwich Tern42 north.    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill11 north.    
 Marton MereSwallow6   Ric H & N Laing  
  Cetti's Warbler2 Calling    
  Grasshopper Warbler1+ Calling    
  Chiffchaff1 NE Corner    
  Blackcap1 NE Corner    
  Whitethroat1 By BBC Green Cabin    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 N Scrub    
  Wheatear1 Spillway    
  Buzzard1 Over east fields    
 Medlar MarshSparrowhawk2mBoth displaying over wood at top of Medlar. Monty  
  Whitethroat1mSinging in roadside hedge.    
  new species4 Orange Tip males.    
  new species2 Speckled Wood.    
 Whitmore FisheriesWillow Warbler2 singing Monty  
  Swallow1      
  Buzzard1 Hovering high over site.    
  new species2mOrange tip    
 Newton MarshLittle Ringed Plover2   SA  
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Buzzard1      
  White Wagtail1      
  Black-​tailed Godwitc50      
 Warbreck HillChiffchaff1mSinging in gardens close to entrance to Warbreck House offices DJM  
25th April
 Clifton MarshWhimbrel30 east end   
  Buzzard3 east end    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull20 east end    
 Freckleton Naze PointBar-​tailed Godwit3     
  Whimbrel3      
  Greylag Goose1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull22 adults     
  Long-​tailed Tit2  SD424272   
  Shelduck15      
  Mallard8female and 7 chicks SD423271   
 Warton AerodromeKestrel2 displayingSD416269  
  Blackcap2male and female1 singingSD414269   
  Chiffchaff22 males2 singing    
  Long-​tailed Tit1  SD414269   
 Mains HallGreylag Goose2     
 Warton MarshGreenshank2 east side   
  Eider11 east side    
  Canada Goose6 east side    
  Chinese Goose 1 east side    
  Little Egret10 east side    
  Avocet15 east side    
  Reed Bunting3 east side    
  Skylark10 east side    
  Meadow Pipit25 east side    
  Mute Swan2 east side    
  Black-​tailed Godwit7 east side    
  Whimbrel4 east side    
  Gadwall2male and femaleeast side    
  Black-​headed Gull3 east side    
  Shelduck15 east side    
 Warton BankStock Dove2 2 displaying   
  Whimbrel11 flew north    
  Song Thrush1malesinging    
  Whitethroat1malesinging    
 Shard BridgeLittle Egret1     
 Fox Lane EndsPied Wagtail1     
  Kestrel1 to north    
 Head Dyke LaneMistle Thrush1     
 Hambleton FisheriesKestrel1     
 Devonshire Rock GardensSparrowhawk1f  DJM  
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
 Clifton MarshWhimbrel161 Into roost IW, AB, SB  
 Freckleton Naze PoolBlack-​tailed Godwit60   AB, SB  
 Newton MarshCommon Sandpiper1   AB, SB  
 Bryning Hall FarmCattle Egret4 to westSD393297  
  Pied Wagtail1male     
  Swallow2      
 Ramper PotGreenshank1 18.00 MF  
  Common Sandpiper1 18.00    
 Marton MereWhitethroat6 2 Staining Nook TS  
  Sedge Warbler3      
  Willow Warbler5 singing    
  House Martin2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1 island pool    
  Oystercatcher1 over    
  Lapwing1      
  Great Crested Grebe3      
  Gadwall8      
  Teal4      
  Buzzard1      
  Sparrowhawk1f     
  Kestrel2m, f     
  Stock Dove7 barn roof    
  Black-​headed Gull2      
  Greenfinch3      
  Goldfinch2      
  Cetti's Warbler4 singing    
 Church ScarBlack-​tailed Godwit24   Richard Holmes  
  Dunlinc200      
  Ringed Plover42      
  Grey Plover8      
 Lytham HallGoldcrest1   Richard Holmes  
  Chiffchaff2      
 Starr Gateunidentified Pomarine Skua or Arctic Skua1 Dark morph N at 12.15 distant and very heat hazy viewing conditions  DJM  
 Warton BankLittle Owl1 0730 hrs Ian Walker  
  Avocet12 showing well on eastern pools     
  Black-​tailed Godwit4      
  Dunlin1      
  Whitethroat1      
24th April
 Warton MarshGreenshank1 east end   
  Continental Black-​tailed Godwit1femaleprobable at east endSD409269   
  Ringed Plover12 east end    
  Dunlin8 east end    
  Canada Goose2 east end    
  Meadow Pipit10 east end    
  Skylark6 east end    
  Mute Swan2 east end    
  Little Egret5 east end    
  Greylag Goose4 east end    
  Reed Bunting1 east end    
  Whimbrel2 east end    
  Sand Martin1 flew north    
  Swallow6 flew over    
  Lapwing2 east end    
  Avocet10 east end    
  Gadwall2male and femaleeast end    
  Cormorant1 east end    
  Black-​tailed Godwit14 Ribble EstuarySD414267   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull40 Ribble Estuary    
 Warton BankStock Dove1     
  Buzzard1      
 ScronkeyKestrel1     
 Cocker's DykeLinnet6     
  Greenfinch2      
  Ringed Plover15      
  Dunlin5      
  Herring Gull20      
 Shard BridgeLittle Egret1     
 Weeton CampChiffchaff22 males2 singing   
 StalmineStock Dove2 displayingSD371459  
 Warton HallBuzzard1     
 LythamChiffchaff1malesinging at Park View   
 Head Dyke LaneSwallow3     
 Preesall HillWhitethroat1     
 CatforthKestrel1     
 LeaSparrowhawk1  SD497297  
 Preston DockChiffchaff1malesinging   
  Mute Swan5      
  Coot3      
  Moorhen1      
  Herring Gull50      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull15      
  Black-​headed Gull1      
  Goldfinch1malesining    
 Savick ParkBullfinch4mgarden: suggests 4 pairs (only seen 3 pair but multiple visits of variation in numbers) gg  
 Warton MarshSpotted Redshank1   DH  
  Greenshank2      
  Whimbrel4      
 Marton MereBlack-​tailed Godwit11 island pool TS  
  Wheatear5 2nd east field    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing, NE scrub    
  Whitethroat3      
  Sedge Warbler3      
  Swallow40+      
  Sand Martin35+      
  House Martin2      
  Cetti's Warbler5 singing -​ 1 Staining Nook, 1 Wetlands    
  Oystercatcher2 SE field    
  Lapwing1      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Shelduck2m, feast field    
  Gadwall7      
  Teal8      
  Buzzard1      
  Sparrowhawk2fems1 displaying over the mere    
  Kestrel1m     
  Stock Dove4 barn roof    
  Pied Wagtail1 south bank grass    
  Tree Sparrow2+ Mere View    
  Long-​tailed Tit2 Staining Nook    
  Linnet2      
  Greenfinch1m     
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Black-​headed Gull1      
  Chukar 2 Probably not Red-​legged, SE field    
 Stanley ParkCommon Sandpiper1   TS  
  Sand Martin5+      
  House Martin5+      
  Swallow10+      
  Great Crested Grebe3      
  Black-​headed Gull1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull6      
  Pied Wagtail1      
 Blackpool North ShoreGannet17 Sea watch 8.50-​10.25 Barry Dyson  
  Manx Shearwater3 North    
  Fulmar1 North at 9.40    
  Red-​throated Diver2 North    
  Eider4 South    
  Whimbrel3 North    
  Common Scoter3 North    
  Sandwich Tern2 North    
  Great Black-​backed Gull1 North    
 Bank EndWheatear43M  AC  
  White Wagtail27      
  Pied Wagtail7      
  Whimbrel5      
 MythopLittle Ringed Plover1   Frank Bird  
  Stonechat1male     
  Wheatear7      
 Starr GateFulmar1  north.watch 7.45.10.30 FB,AB  
  Red-​throated Diver25 N.and S    
  Manx Shearwater100+ N and S    
  Gannet75 N and S    
  Kittiwake7 north    
  Red-​breasted Merganser2 north    
  Whimbrel3 north    
  Eider11 south    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill20 N and S    
  Great Crested Grebe1 on sea    
  Sandwich Tern7      
23rd April
 GalgateDipper2     
  Grey Wagtail2male, female     
 Warton MarshYellow Wagtail1  northbound 'vis' PM DH  
  Lesser Redpoll1 " "    
  House Martin12 " "    
  Sand Martin15 " "    
  Swallow25 " "    
  Greenshank1 central & northern marshes    
  Wheatear7 '' ''    
  White Wagtail3 '' ''    
 Rossall PointCommon Scoter110 Watch 0700-​1030 L.G.B.  
  Red-​throated Diver11 east.    
  Manx Shearwater7 west.    
  Gannet6 east.    
  Lapwing1 west.    
  Whimbrel14 east.    
  Pomarine Skua1 east.    
  Sandwich Tern12 east.    
  Arctic Tern10 east.    
  Guillemot2      
  Razorbill5      
  Black Guillemot1 close inshore.    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill55      
  Swallow17 n/east.    
  Meadow Pipit205 n/east.    
  White Wagtail6 n/east.    
  Wheatear3      
  Blue Tit1 n/east.    
  Rook1 n/east.    
  Carrion Crow7 n/east.    
  Goldfinch36 n/east.    
  Linnet16 n/east.    
 GalgateDipper2   Paul Ellis / Dave Hall  
  Grey Wagtail2      
  Goldcrest1 singing    
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  House Martin3      
 Marton MereBullfinch2m, fflew in calling from east and landed in big tree north of container thing at 1555 hrs. Paul Ellis / Dave Hall  
  Grasshopper Warbler2 one north end of embankment in last remaining habitat below dam, one just east of container thing singing in bramble    
  Reed Warbler10      
  Cetti's Warbler6 singing    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing near mid north boundary    
  Gadwall8      
  Teal1m     
  Canada Goose  pair with 6 goslings    
  Chiffchaff6 singing    
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Greenfinch1 singing Kipling field    
  Stock Dove8 east barn / fields    
  Blackcap5      
  Buzzard1 east fields    
 NatebyChiffchaff1malesinging in village Paul Slade  
  Willow Warbler1malesinging Woods Lane    
 Nateby LodgeRook10+ nests Paul Slade  
 WinmarleighBuzzard2   Paul Slade  
  Chiffchaff1malesinging nr Island Farm    
  Blackcap1malesinging nr Island Farm    
  Raven1      
 FortonChiffchaff2malessinging by A6 Paul Slade  
  Rook5+ nests by Ratcliffe Wharf Lane    
 Ellel GrangeRook20+ nests just south of Ellel by A6 Paul Slade  
  Rook32+ nests by entrance gates    
  Coal Tit1      
  Goldcrest1      
  Blackcap1malesinging    
  Chiffchaff1malesinging    
  Nuthatch1      
 CockersandLapwing20+ inc broods of 3,3,2 Paul Slade  
  White Wagtail1      
  Golden Plover1      
 ThurnhamLesser Whitethroat1malesinging north of Jeremy Lane Paul Slade  
  Willow Warbler1malesinging Jeremy Lane    
  Buzzard1 Jeremy Lane    
 GlassonLesser Whitethroat1malesinging corner School Lane/Jeremy Lane Paul Slade  
  Chiffchaff2malessinging    
  Willow Warbler1malesinging    
  Whimbrel4 on Lune    
  Spotted Redshank1 on Lune    
  Eider2 Pair on Lune    
 Lawson RoadCetti's Warbler1 singing in brambles between NW corner of allotments and north/south old tip road TS  
 Staining Nooknew species1 Orange Tip TS  
 Stanley ParkCommon Sandpiper2   TS  
 Bank EndYellow Wagtail2malesboth flew off strongly north before midday PGS/PE/DH/AC  
  White Wagtail41      
  Pied Wagtail9      
  Buzzard3      
  Kestrel1      
  Sparrowhawk1male     
  Whimbrel16      
  Wheatear1female     
  Meadow Pipit1 song flighting    
 CockerhamRook40+ nestsSD461525Paul Slade  
  Tree Sparrow4      
  Rook15+ nests Cockerham road bridgeSD481524   
  Lesser Whitethroat1malesinging Cockerham road bridge    
  Chiffchaff1malesinging Cockerham road bridge    
  Nuthatch1 Cockerham road bridge    
 Pilling Lane EndsWhimbrel6 in field just east of Lane Ends Paul Slade  
 Stake PoolRook50+ nests Paul Slade  
  Lesser Whitethroat1malesinging    
  Sparrowhawk1female     
 Poulton-le-FyldeJay1 Knowle Wood Paul Slade  
  Buzzard1 Knowle Wood    
 SingletonRook60+ nests Singleton Lodge Paul Slade  
  Chiffchaff1malesinging Singleton Lodge    
  Blackcap1malesinging Singleton Lodge    
  Nuthatch1malesinging Singleton Lodge    
 Singleton HallRook4+ Nests Paul Slade  
 Poulton-le-FyldeGoldcrest1malesinging Moreton Drive Paul Slade  
 Lytham JettyBlack-​tailed Godwit120   Richard Holmes  
  Dunlin220      
  Eider4      
  Curlew12      
  Ringed Plover1      
 Warton BankYellow Wagtail1 flew north DH  
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolLittle Ringed Plover1 pool AC,Frank, Val  
  Avocet2 seen mating    
  Greenshank5 creek    
  Common Sandpiper1 creek    
  Little Grebe1 pool    
 Rossall PointWheatear2   Martin  
  Linnet2      
  Meadow Pipit20+      
  Skylark8      
  Ringed Plover25      
  Sanderling6      
  Goldfinch7 car park    
  Manx Shearwater1      
 Warton BankAvocet6   andy myo  
  Eider42m 2f     
  Lesser Whitethroat2      
  Whitethroat2      
  Sedge Warbler2      
  Blackcap2m f     
  Wheatear2      
  new species5 orange tip butterfly    
  new species2 green-​veined white butterfly    
 Marton MereCommon Sandpiper1 island pool TS  
  Wheatear5 east fields    
  Grasshopper Warbler1 singing, central embankment    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing, north central scrub    
  Whitethroat3      
  Sedge Warbler3      
  Reed Warbler10 singing    
 Pilling LaneLesser Redpoll1 gardens Paul Ellis  
  Coal Tit1      
22nd April
 FulwoodTawny Owl1AdultSeen 5PM Ingil Golf Course between Greyfriars and the railway line. WJC  
 FulwoodTawny Owl1AdultSeen 5PM Ingil Golf Course between Greyfriars and the railway line. WJC  
 FulwoodTawny Owl1AdultSeen 5PM Ingil Golf Course between Greyfriars and the railway line. WJC  
 FulwoodTawny Owl1AdultSeen 5PM Ingil Golf Course between Greyfriars and the railway line. WJC  
 SingletonMerlin1F  Barry Dyson  
  Green Sandpiper1      
  Wheatear16      
 Stanley ParkGreenfinch2   Martin  
  Wren6      
  Dunnock4      
  Great Crested Grebe21 male/1 female     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Goldfinch2      
  Long-​tailed Tit1      
  Treecreeper1      
  Goldcrest2      
  Great Tit30      
  Blue Tit20      
 Lytham MossWheatear34 Anna's rd Frank Bird  
  White Wagtail17      
  Pied Wagtail8      
  Grey Partridge2      
 Pilling LaneMistle Thrush1 carrying food Paul Ellis  
 WeetonWheatear12   andy myo  
  Sparrowhawk1m     
  Whitethroat1      
  new species3 brimstone butterfly    
 Stanley ParkCommon Sandpiper1 lake SE corner rocks TS  
 Marton MereWheatear17 ploughed east fields TS  
  Grasshopper Warbler1 singing & showing well, NE corner east marsh    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing & showing well, 100 yards west of NW gate    
  Whitethroat2+      
  Sedge Warbler3      
  Blackcap2femsnorth side & Staining Nook    
  Black-​tailed Godwit2 island pool    
  Snipe1 island pool    
  Oystercatcher2 SE field    
  Lapwing4 east fields    
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Gadwall75m     
  Teal63m     
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Black-​headed Gull3      
  Buzzard1      
  Kestrel1m     
  Stock Dove4      
  Skylark2 SE field    
  Pied Wagtail1 east field    
  Linnet1 east field    
  Starling2 east field    
  Cetti's Warbler4 singing    
 Starr GateCommon Scoter64 watch 0630-​0930 L.G.B.  
  Red-​breasted Merganser43m 1f.north.    
  Red-​throated Diver11 north.    
  Manx Shearwater113 north.    
  Gannet11 north.    
  Whimbrel3 north.    
  Kittiwake20ads.north.    
  Sandwich Tern54 north.    
  Guillemot1      
 Whitmore FisheriesChiffchaff2 snging Monty  
  Blackcap1msinging    
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
  Linnet21m 1fDown track off back lane.    
  Sparrowhawk1mOver North East    
  Swallow2 Over large lake.    
  new species3mOrange Tip, 2 down track 1 Whitmore.    
  new species1 Green veined White, down track.    
 Devonshire Rock GardensCoal Tit1mSinging DJM  
  Blackcap2mSinging    
  Chiffchaff2mSinging    
  Song Thrush1mSinging    
  Goldcrest1mSinging    
 Warton BankGreat White Egret2 0730 -​ 0930hrs Ian Walker  
  Lesser Whitethroat1 Singing from gorse behind BAE    
  Whitethroat3      
  Willow Warbler2      
  Chiffchaff3      
  Blackcap3      
  Sedge Warbler2      
  Avocet21      
  Grey Plover1 On Eastern Pool    
  Black-​tailed Godwit12CYOn Eastern Pool    
  Reed Bunting1Male     
21st April
 St AnnesTawny Owl1 At 9.30pmSD333304Ash Baines  
 MowbreckHouse Martin4   andy myo  
 SingletonMandarin2pair  JS, AB, SB  
 Marton MereLesser Whitethroat1   JS, AB, SB  
  Whitethroat2      
  Grasshopper Warbler1      
  Reed Warbler4      
  House Martin2      
  Swallow10      
  Sand Martin120      
  Stock Dove4      
 Newton MarshWheatear1m  JS, AB, SB  
  Snipe2      
  Black-​tailed Godwitc30      
  Gadwall6      
 Savick ParkBullfinch1m  JS, AB, SB  
 Myerscough QuarryLittle Ringed Plover1   JS, AB, SB  
  Ringed Plover2      
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Tufted Duck6      
  Sedge Warbler1 singing by canal    
 BrockKingfisher1 on river by A6 JS, AB, SB  
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Thurnham HallJay1   JS, AB, SB  
  Treecreeper2      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Nuthatch2      
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Blackcap5      
  Chiffchaff2      
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolGreenshank1 downstream of cycle bridge JS, AB, SB  
  Little Grebe1 pool    
  Great Crested Grebe1 pool    
  Chiffchaff1      
 Glasson MarshBar-​tailed Godwit5 summer plumage JS, AB, SB  
  Black-​tailed Godwitc100      
  Avocet2 in Conder mouth    
  Eider6      
  Common Gullc10      
  Wigeon3      
 CockersandWhooper Swan2   JS, AB, SB  
  Shoveler1      
  Golden Ploverc200      
  Twitec15      
  Wheatear2      
  Little Egret2      
 Bank EndWheatear1f  JS, AB, SB  
  White Wagtailc20      
 Eagland HillYellowhammer1m  JS, AB, SB  
  Stock Dove1      
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkGrasshopper Warbler1 singing JS, AB, SB  
  Cetti's Warbler1      
  Reed Warbler3      
  Little Grebe2      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
 Rossall PointHooded Crow1 On golf course early morning, different individual to one on the 19th JS, AB, SB  
  Great Skua1 E then on sea    
  Fulmar1 N    
  Manx Shearwater2      
  Little Gull2      
  Kittiwake32 S    
  Common Tern1 S    
  Sandwich Ternc15 feeding in bay    
  Red-​throated Diver6 E    
  Razorbill3      
  Guillemot1      
  Gannetc10      
  Whimbrel1 N    
  Swallow3 N    
  Kestrel1 N    
 Marton MereLesser Whitethroat1 showed well in Blackthorn NW corner of NE field  TS  
  Whitethroat1 Staining Nook    
  Grasshopper Warbler1 singing, hawthorn at north end of embankment. Others were heard nearby    
  Sedge Warbler2+      
  Wheatear5 east field    
  Oystercatcher3 east field    
  Lapwing2 east field    
  Linnet8 east field    
  Red-​legged Partridge2 Actually Chukar Partridge, east field. Therefore recent distant sightings of Red-​legged Partridge were probably this species. This time facing me at 50 yards the black streaking on the neck and upper breast was absent.    
  Black-​tailed Godwit2 island pool    
  Little Grebe1      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Teal73m     
  Gadwall75m     
  Kestrel1m     
  Stock Dove4      
  Tufted Duck42mHR golf course pool north of NW pit    
  Cetti's Warbler6+ singing, including 1 NW corner Wetlands, 1 NW pit (west end of s.s.s.i.)    
 Pilling LaneMistle Thrush1     
  Song Thrush22 males2 singing    
  Greylag Goose2      
  Swallow2      
 Cocker's DykePeregrine1adult    
  Wheatear1male     
  Mallard8      
  Herring Gull8      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Greenfinch1malesinging    
  Swallow1      
  Eider1adult maledead    
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolWheatear2M  AC  
  Avocet2      
  Little Grebe1      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Greenshank1      
 Bank EndWheatear2F  AC  
  unidentified White Wagtail or Pied Wagtail30+      
 BraidesBlack-​tailed Godwit1   AC  
  Wheatear3 M    
  Shoveler2M & F     
 New Ridge FarmGrey Partridge2M& F  AC  
  Wheatear3M     
 Starr GateGannet36 Feeding on ebbing tide -​ seawatch 0830 -​ 1030 MJ/GJ  
  Guillemot1 Close inshore on sea    
  Eider149m 5fHeading south in one flock    
  Manx Shearwater1 North    
  Sandwich Tern6 Feeding around green buoy    
 Knott EndWheatear1male    
  Chiffchaff1malesinging    
 Marton MereCuckoo1 Flew over my head at the east end of 1st east field, and landed in the caravan site SE corner trees near Mythop Road, 10.07-​10.10. Easily my earliest record. TS/SC TS  
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing, SE marsh within 30 yards of Mythop Road    
 RoseacreWheatear18+ In ploughed & cultivated fields just West of Roseacre villageSD432366M Wilby  
 BlackleachWhimbrel28 In flight low over South end of Blackleach LaneSD479335M Wilby  
 Warbreck HillWillow Warbler2min 'Golden Triangle' at end of Hilstone Lane DJM  
  Chiffchaff1mIn 'Golden Triangle' at end of Hilstone Lane    
  Blackcap1mIn 'Golden Triangle' at end of Hilstone Lane    
20th April
 Lytham MossMeadow Pipit55 Ploughed field adjacent to Anna`s Road. L.G.B.  
  Whinchat1m     
  Wheatear23      
  White Wagtail6      
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkCetti's Warbler1 singing Paul Slade  
  Reed Warbler2malessinging    
  Little Grebe2      
 BartleChiffchaff1     
  Swallow1      
 CatforthChiffchaff1     
 Hackensall HallBlackcap54 males and female SD352478  
  Chiffchaff64+ males4 singing    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Grey Heron2 1 on nest    
  Long-​tailed Tit3      
  Nuthatch1  SD349476   
  Treecreeper1  SD353478   
  Pied Wagtail3      
  Red-​legged Partridge2      
  Song Thrush44 males4 singing    
  Tree Sparrow1      
  Treecreeper1  SD353478   
  Willow Warbler1malesingingSD353478   
 Knott EndGreylag Goose4  SD352479  
  Lapwing4  SD355480   
 Jameson RoadGrasshopper Warbler1malesinging opp water works entrance 19.30 Paul Slade  
 Fairhaven DunesGrasshopper Warbler2 singing at 21:00, opposite Denford Ave. RP  
 Warton MarshGreat White Egret1   AB, SB  
  Sand Martin9      
 St AnnesChiffchaff1 In garden on Highbury Road Ash Baines  
 Peel HillWillow Warbler1 Singing B&Q car park Ash Baines  
 Clifton MarshCurlew15 2015 -​ 2100hrs Ian Walker  
  Oystercatcher18      
  Snipe4      
  Barn Owl1      
 Ashton and Lea Golf CourseSedge Warbler1 Singing by the Ribble Link Fiona Mairs  
 GalgateDipper1     
  Grey Wagtail2male, female     
  Blackcap1malesinging    
  Willow Warbler1singing     
  Chiffchaff1singing     
  Mallard12male, fem, 10 young     
  Blackbird2      
  Goldcrest1malesinging    
 Marton MereLittle Grebe1 calling TS  
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Gadwall65m     
  Teal20 10 island pool. !0 circling over and flew north    
  Shoveler2m, f     
  Snipe1      
  Lapwing2      
  Buzzard1      
  Sparrowhawk2femsover the mere together    
  Kestrel1m     
  Stock Dove2      
  Pied Wagtail1m     
  Long-​tailed Tit1      
 Stanley ParkCommon Sandpiper1 on the rocks SE from east bridge TS  
  Nuthatch1      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Tufted Duck96m     
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolAvocet2 pool AC  
 Devonshire Rock GardensMoorhen2m,fNest built but no eggs that I could see DJM  
 Devonshire Rock GardensBlackcap2m  DJM  
  Willow Warbler1m     
  Chiffchaff2m     
  Long-​tailed Tit2m,f     
  Song Thrush1m     
 Freckleton Sewage WorksArctic Tern4 fishing Ribble DH  
  Common Sandpiper2 along Ribble    
  Whimbrel9 flushed from estuary by dogs    
  Raven1      
  Peregrine1imm     
  Sand Martin6 N    
 Freckleton Naze PointCommon Tern2   andy myo  
  Whitethroat1      
  Eider2m f     
 Freckleton Naze PointCommon Tern2   andy myo  
  Whitethroat1      
  Eider2m f     
 Skippool CreekCommon Sandpiper3 feeding by the yacht club at low tide KRG  
 TrealesWheatear2 Jacob's Lane   
  Yellowhammer2+ Jacob's Lane    
  Willow Warbler1malesinging Jacob's Lane    
  Buzzard1 Jacob's Lane    
  Swallow6 Jacob's Lane    
  Lapwing4 Jacob's Lane    
  Oystercatcher6 Jacob's Lane    
 Thurnham HallBlackcap1M  AC  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker       
 Bank EndWheatear9 all together AM AC  
  unidentified White Wagtail or Pied Wagtail63      
  Meadow Pipit11      
  Swallow6+ collecting mud    
 New Ridge FarmWheatear2   AC  
  Tree Sparrow2+      
 Burglar's AlleyBlackcap2   KRG  
  Willow Warbler1      
  Chiffchaff2 1 seen    
  Reed Bunting1m     
  Greenfinch2 nest building    
  Kestrel1f     
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkGrasshopper Warbler1 Close up views edge of model aircraft field and tip. KRG  
  Skylark2+      
  Wheatear1f     
  Little Grebe5      
  Willow Warbler2      
  Song Thrush1      
  Cetti's Warbler1 heard     
  Dunnock2      
  Reed Warbler1      
  Reed Bunting1      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Greenfinch1      
  Mute Swan2 pair nest building in reeds    
  Sedge Warbler1 heard    
 Shard BridgeWhimbrel14 On mudflats upriver from Shard Inn at 1.45pm  KRG  
 BraidesGolden Plover86 feeding,most in FSP AC  
 Jeremy LaneWheatear5 sheep field AC  
 CockersandWheatear5 in horse field AC  
 Marton MereRing Ouzel1maleFacing me briefly in ploghed field by main dyke, east of 1st east field TS  
  Wheatear10+ ploughed field    
  White Wagtail1 ploughed field    
  Skylark3 ploughed field, 1 ascended singing     
  Linnet4+ ploughed field    
  Whimbrel1 island pool, 9.15-​25, then flew NE silent    
  Black-​tailed Godwit1 island pool    
  Grey Heron32 ad + juvisland pool    
  Canada Goose92 ad + 7 youngisland pool    
  Lesser Whitethroat1+ probably 1 mobile bird singing in 4 locations between pumphouse scrub and NE scrub    
  Whitethroat3 1 wetlands    
  Sedge Warbler2      
  Reed Warbler6      
 Pilling LaneSwallow3     
 Freckleton Sewage WorksArctic Tern4 River Ribble   
 Starr GateDunnock2+m2 males singing at each other from opposite corners of the Solaris Centre garden DJM  
 Warbreck HillWillow Warbler1mSinging close to Unity High School 06.30 DJM  
 FairhavenGrasshopper Warbler1 0710hrs Reeling on the east side of the vis mig point Ian Walker  
  Swallow8 NW     
19th April
 Pilling LaneSiskin6 garden feeders Beach Road Dave Hall  
 WartonGoldcrest1 singing church Road Paul Ellis  
  Chiffchaff1 singing church Road    
  Coal Tit1 singing church Road    
 Thornton ICI ReservoirReed Bunting2 Displaying MF/KRG  
  Chaffinch2      
  House Martin8      
  Swallow20      
  Sand Martin2      
 Burglar's AlleyGrasshopper Warbler1 Beyond railway line,Heard MF/KRG/PT  
  Blackcap2      
  Willow Warbler2      
  Chiffchaff2      
  Lesser Whitethroat1 Heard    
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ReserveCetti's Warbler1   MF  
 Savick ParkMagpie1 Magpie pinned adult starling underfoot and pecked for over a minute before both flying off gg  
 Haslam ParkLittle Egret1 feeding on Savick Brook Steve Jones  
  Nuthatch2 clearing old nest material from hole!    
  Blackcap2malessinging    
  Chiffchaff3malessinging    
  Willow Warbler1malesinging    
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolGreenshank2   Barry Dyson/M Sutcliffe  
 CockersandWheatear15   Barry Dyson/M Sutcliffe  
  Golden Plover125      
  Lapwingc35 Including 8 young in family parties of 3,3 and 2 SD4353   
  Eider72f, 5m     
 Poulton-le-FyldeGreenfinch2 Moorland Gardens Jol  
  Long-​tailed Tit2 Moorland Gardens    
 RoseacreWheatear1   Jol  
  Pied Wagtail2      
 Poulton-le-FyldeTawny Owl2   Jol  
 SaltcotesCattle Egret3 20.00  DS  
 Warton MarshGreat White Egret1 19.00 DS  
  Little Egret8      
  Water Rail1 Calling    
  Wheatear106 male , 4 female     
  Whitethroat1 Calling    
  Kestrel1      
  Avocet       
 Preesall ParkShelduck3     
  Greylag Goose2      
  Oystercatcher2      
 Preesall HillBlackcap1malesinging   
  Linnet14      
  Song Thrush21+ male1 singing    
  Greylag Goose7      
  Greenfinch1malesinging    
  House Martin1      
  Swallow1      
  Chiffchaff33 males3 singing    
  Blue Tit22 males2 singing    
  Shelduck1      
  Oystercatcher2      
 Marton MereSedge Warbler1 singing, embankment reeds TS  
  Reed Warbler6 5 NW corner to NE corner reeds, 1 embankment reeds    
  Sand Martin40+ 18.30    
  Swallow20+ 18.30    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Gadwall75m     
  Teal84m     
  Shoveler32m     
  Black-​tailed Godwit1 island pool    
  Lapwing3      
  Buzzard1      
  Sparrowhawk1m     
  Kestrel1m     
  Stock Dove4      
  Tree Sparrow1 Mere View    
  Pied Wagtail2 over south    
  Linnet3 east field    
  Oystercatcher2 east field    
  Red-​legged Partridge3 east field    
  Black-​headed Gull1      
  Stoat1 bridle path near NW marsh    
 Lawson WetlandWhitethroat1 north side brambles TS  
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing, and flew over north side brambles    
 CockersandTwite15 bathing and preening AC  
 Bank EndWheatear2   AC  
  unidentified White Wagtail or Pied Wagtail69      
  Meadow Pipit37      
 New Ridge FarmWheatear7   AC  
 Pilling LaneGreenfinch1malesinging   
  Swallow2      
 Warton BankWheatear32m 1f  andy myo  
 FairhavenRing Ouzel1mover u/u compound calling andy myo  
  Wheatear2m f     
  Willow Warbler1      
  Blackcap2      
 Lower BallamRaven1 brays road andy myo  
  Wheatear7 2 brays rd 5 ballam rd    
  Gadwall1m     
 RoseacreWheatear15 In ploughed field just West of Roseacre villageSD416385M Wilby  
 Bryning Hall FarmCattle Egret4   MW/GW/AM  
 Lytham MossWheatear31m/2fFreshly ploughed field next to Annas Rd. SA  
  White Wagtail2 As above.    
 Poulton-le-Fylde Golf CourseChiffchaff2   Jol  
  Willow Warbler2      
  Greenfinch2      
  Blackcap1      
  Song Thrush2      
 Poulton-le-FyldeGrey Heron3 Nests  Jol  
  Chiffchaff1      
  Song Thrush1      
  Mistle Thrush1      
 Marton MereSwallow20+ low over the mere TS  
 Marton MereLesser Whitethroat1 showed well in Blackthorn NE corner of NE field. Just 1 rattle 20 minutes earlier TS  
 Stanley ParkSwallow20 low over SW lake TS  
  House Martin2      
  Great Crested Grebe4      
 Rossall PointHooded Crow1 on golf course briefly at 06:50 then flew NE out across bay towards Heysham JS, LGB  
  Arctic Skua1dark morphS. Watch 06:45-​09:00    
  Red-​throated Diver12 E    
  Gannet6 E    
  Guillemot2      
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill6      
  Sandwich Tern4      
  Common Scoter220 N/E    
  Whooper Swan2 N    
  Pink-​footed Goose450 230, 180, 40 N    
  Whimbrel1 N    
  Meadow Pipit44 N/E    
  Linnet23 N/E    
  unidentified White Wagtail or Pied Wagtail11 N/E    
  Siskin1 E    
  Goldfinch4 E    
  Reed Bunting1 E    
  Swallow4 E    
  Sand Martin1 E    
  Wheatear4      
 Knott EndSand Martin10 flew east   
  Swallow1      
 Pilling LaneLesser Redpoll3 on feeders Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Wheatear1 sea wall    
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Song Thrush2 singing Beach Road / Pilling Lane    
 Warbreck HillPink-​footed Goosec200 N at 06.30 DJM  
 St Annes Old LinksPink-​footed Goosec200 North 6.10am Ash Baines  
18th April
 Warton BankRedstart1 orchard Bank Lane RBA  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 orchard Bank Lane    
 new sitePeregrine1   Paul Ellis  
 Myerscough QuarryGoosander1 Over  Jol  
  Sedge Warbler1 Singing by the canal    
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Little Ringed Plover2 Flight display    
 Poulton-le-FyldeTawny Owl1 Calling Jol  
 Out RawcliffeGoosander62m 4fon River Wyre adjacent Rawcliffe Hall T.Myerscough  
 Peel HillKestrel1 over B&Q Paul Ellis  
 FrenchwoodCommon Sandpiper1 Flying east upriver Richard H  
 Bryning Hall FarmGrey Partridge2   AB, SB  
 Freckleton Naze PoolBlackcap32m 1f  AB, SB  
 Freckleton Naze PointWhimbrel14 Flew up the river late pm AB, SB  
 Newton MarshHouse Martin1   AB, SB  
 Rossall PointTeal5 east. Additional records 0930-​1045 after J.S. left L.G.B.  
  Common Scoter48 west.    
  Gannet1      
  Whimbrel62 east.    
  Sandwich Tern5 east.    
  Swallow26 north/east.    
  Meadow Pipit65 north/east.    
  unidentified White Wagtail or Pied Wagtail5 north/east.    
  Goldfinch16 north/east    
  Linnet23 north/east.    
 Marton MereLittle Grebe2   TS  
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Teal63m     
  Shoveler2m, f     
  Gadwall1m     
  Lapwing1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Stock Dove7      
  Kestrel1      
  Linnet1      
  Reed Warbler3      
  Swallow8 low over the mere, 19.30    
  House Martin1      
  Tufted Duck2m, fHR golf course east side pool    
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Tufted Duck74m     
  Blackcap43m, 1fwood north of west bridge    
  Willow Warbler1 wood north of west bridge    
 Staining NookCetti's Warbler1 singing TS  
  Tree Sparrow1 Mere View    
 Jeremy LaneWheatear9Males  AC  
 Layton CemeteryBuzzard1 circling low around graveyard 12-​45 a.leeming  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1male     
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Carrion Crow2 mobbing buzzard    
  Willow Warbler1      
  Chiffchaff2      
  Blue Tit4      
  Great Tit6      
 Lytham MossWhitethroat1MAt 1200 singing in hedgerow near radar station GJ/FW  
  Corn Bunting1MSinging on fencepost at Anna's Road    
 Starr GateSandwich Tern27 On beach -​ mainly in pairs "displaying" Glen Jackson  
  Whimbrel2 Landed on beach, preened then slept!    
 Winmarleigh MossRaven1 calling Jonny Scragg  
  Snipe2      
  Willow Warblerc20 singing everywhere    
  Swallowc20      
  Buzzard4      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  new species5 Emperor Moths    
 Fluke HallWheatear1M  AC  
  Greenfinch2      
  Skylark2+ singing     
 Pilling Lane EndsWhimbrel2   AC  
 Bryning Hall FarmCattle Egret2+ Still present at 12.35. SD394297. SA  
  Barn Owl1 Fly past at 12.10.    
 Carr House Green CommonGrasshopper Warbler1 singing ME  
 Bryning Hall FarmCattle Egret7 With cattle in field behind farm 10.20amSD395298  
  Mediterranean Gull  Heard over    
  Yellow Wagtail  Heard over    
 Rossall PointTree Pipit1 NE. Watch 06:30-​09:30 JS, LGB  
  Meadow Pipit129 N/E    
  Swallow51 N/E    
  Sand Martin4 N    
  House Martin1 N    
  Linnet54 N/E    
  Goldfinch39 N/E    
  unidentified White Wagtail or Pied Wagtail11 N/E    
  Reed Bunting3 E    
  Wheatear13 9 on golf course + 4 high N together    
  Rook1 E    
  Carrion Crow7 E    
  Magpie5 E    
  Whimbrel14      
  Sandwich Tern6 fishing    
  Red-​throated Diver1      
  Tufted Duck6 2E, 4S    
  Shelduck6 N    
  Grey Heron1 N    
17th April
 Little PlumptonPied Wagtail1     
  Swallow1      
 Eastham HallLapwing20 4+ on nestsSD380295  
  Redshank1 to northSD380295   
  Buzzard3 to north    
  Shelduck3 to north    
  Mallard3 to north    
  Skylark1malesinging to north    
  Swallow3 to north    
  Reed Bunting1malesinging to north    
  Moorhen1 to northSD380295   
 Hambleton FisheriesGreylag Goose2     
  Swallow3      
 Bryning Hall FarmShoveler1maleflew west   
  Buzzard3      
  Kestrel2      
  Skylark1malesinging    
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Chaffinch1malesinging    
  Willow Warbler1malesinging    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull15      
  Swallow5      
  Grey Heron1      
 Yeadon WayChiffchaff1malesinging   
 Fylde FarmBuzzard2 displayingSD340377  
 WillowgroveCanada Goose1     
  Greylag Goose2      
 Preesall ParkMute Swan2     
  Greylag Goose5  SD372466   
 Preesall HillChiffchaff22 males2 singing   
  Mistle Thrush4 2 alarm calling    
  Swallow3      
  Song Thrush1malesinging    
  Tree Sparrow1      
  Greylag Goose3      
  Kestrel1      
  Magpie6      
  House Martin1      
  Greenfinch3      
 Preesall HillBuzzard1 low over Paul Ellis  
 SingletonKestrel1   P Slade/P Ellis  
 MythopTeal4 main dyke flood P Slade/P Ellis  
  Kestrel2 main dyke    
 Mythop GrangeLapwing3   P Slade/P Ellis  
  Shoveler2pair     
  Shelduck42 prs     
  Mute Swan2pr     
  Linnet2      
  Long-​tailed Tit1+      
 Mythop HallWheatear3   P Slade/P Ellis  
  Buzzard3      
  Lapwing1      
 Lytham MossBuzzard1   P Slade/P Ellis  
 BallamBuzzard2   P Slade/P Ellis  
 Wrea GreenBuzzard1   P Slade/P Ellis  
 PeelBuzzard5   P Slade/P Ellis  
 Lower BallamRaven1   P Slade/P Ellis  
  Wheatear6      
  Stock Dove7      
  Lapwing1 pr    
  Oystercatcher2      
  Kestrel1      
 SaltcotesLapwing31 15 prs Cartmell Lane + 1 young P Slade/P Ellis  
  Lapwing14 7 prs Saltcotes Rd opp Cartmell Lane    
  Lapwing22 11 prs Saltcotes flood    
  Stock Dove2 Cartmell Lane    
  Redshank1 Cartmell Lane    
  Oystercatcher2 pr Cartmell Lane    
  Skylark1 singing Cartmell Lane    
  Meadow Pipit100 Saltcotes Rd    
  Buzzard2      
  Teal58 flood    
  Shoveler10 5 prs flood    
  Gadwall2 pr flood    
  Snipe3 flood    
  Shelduck4 2 prs flood    
  Coot16 4 nests flood    
  Chiffchaff2malessinging    
  Blackcap1malesinging    
  Whimbrel1 flood    
  Willow Warbler1malesinging    
  Moorhen1 flood    
  Kestrel1      
 CliftonBuzzard1   P Slade/P Ellis  
  Swallow4 By sewage works    
  Linnet1maledisplaying by sewage works    
 Newton MarshSnipe1   P Slade/P Ellis  
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Buzzard1      
  Lapwing20 5 prs with 2,1,3,3,1 young    
  Chiffchaff1malesinging    
  Blackcap2malessinging    
  Black-​tailed Godwit4      
 WartonChiffchaff1malesinging north of village P Slade/P Ellis  
 BryningStock Dove2   P Slade/P Ellis  
  Swallow4+      
  Tree Sparrow4+      
  Buzzard2      
 Rossall PointCommon Sandpiper1 on beach then high east 06.20-​08.50 PGS/PE/JOL  
  Guillemot8      
  Sandwich Tern8+      
  Red-​throated Diver6+      
  Meadow Pipit18 NE 06.20-​08.50    
  Red-​breasted Merganser11      
  Swallow35 NE 06.20-​08.50    
  Eider9      
  Common Scoter30+      
  Whimbrel9      
  new species1 Harbour Porpoise    
  Linnet5 E 06.20-​08.50    
  Siskin1 E 08.50    
  Sand Martin4 NE 06.20-​08.50    
  Goldfinch3 NE 06.20-​08.50    
  unidentified White Wagtail or Pied Wagtail2 NE 06.20-​08.50    
  White Wagtail3 on golf course    
  Canada Goose1 NE 06.20-​08.50    
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1 on beach    
 Poulton-le-FyldeGoldcrest1malesinging Moreton Drive P Slade/P Ellis  
 Savick ParkBullfinch63m, 3fgarden daily, always as pairs gg  
  Greenfinch2m, f     
  Goldfinch2+      
  Chaffinch32f, m     
  House Sparrow1m     
  Collared Dove2      
  Dunnock3 breeding behaviour    
  Robin1      
  Magpie3 thought to be juv +adult m, f    
  Blackbird4      
  Starling2      
  Blue Tit2      
  Great Tit2      
  Wren1      
 Preesall Moss SideSwallow1     
 Bourbles PitsLapwing4     
  Buzzard1      
  Mute Swan1      
  Grey Heron1      
 Stanley ParkBlackcap22 males SD325363  
 Mains HallGreylag Goose1     
 Shard BridgeLittle Egret1     
 Rossall SchoolMistle Thrush1   Richard H  
 Rossall BeachRinged Plover17   Richard H  
  Turnstone1      
  Linnet3      
 Fairhaven DunesGrasshopper Warbler1 Singing at night in copse opposite Denford Ave RP  
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe4 1 on nest TS  
  Tufted Duck11      
 LythamWhimbrel1 On flood on Cartmell Lane   
  Swallow  Light passage late afternoon    
  Blackcap malesinging    
 Bryning Hall FarmCattle Egret7 Present at 5.30 in field with cattle next to Bryning Hall Farm. Seen to fly towards estuary at 7.25pm presumably to roost   
 Marton MereGrasshopper Warbler3 singing late evening -​ 2 on island, 1 in scrub east end of embankment Jonny Scragg  
  Reed Warbler2      
  Cetti's Warbler3      
  Blackcap3      
  Willow Warbler2      
  Chiffchaff2      
  Swallowc20      
 Lawson WetlandTree Pipit2 east side bushes, then flew off to south end trees  TS  
 Bank Endunidentified White Wagtail or Pied Wagtailc40   AC + GJ  
  Wheatear1F     
  Meadow Pipit48      
 Pilling Lane EndsWhimbrel1   GJ + AC  
  Pink-​footed Goose200 roosting    
 Little CarletonRaven2 Displaying over Blackpool old Rd DF  
  Buzzard1      
 BryningCattle Egret7 bryning hall lane andy myo  
 Lower BallamCorn Bunting12 brays road andy myo  
  Wheatear2      
  Whimbrel3 ballam road    
  Wheatear3 ballam road    
 Starr GateWhimbrel2 On the beach Ian Walker  
  Sandwich Tern14 10 roosting on Green buoy    
 Freckleton Naze PoolWhitethroat1 Singing in scrub next to boat yard Ian Walker  
  House Martin1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit87      
  new species2 Orange Tip    
  new species3 Speckled Wood    
 Lower BallamCorn Bunting5 Brays Road Ian Walker  
  Wheatear4      
  Stock Dove6      
  Gadwall1Drake     
  Grey Heron1      
 Bryning Hall FarmCattle Egret7 One bird with red bill base. Ian Walker  
 Fairhaven LakeTufted Duck25   Ian Mc  
  Pochard1M     
  Mute Swan12      
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkSwallow3 feeding over ponds B Wood  
  Little Grebe2      
  Greylag Goose2      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
 Avenham ParkGoosander148F 6MMy highest adult count here since 2012 Richard H  
  Blackcap2M/F     
  Sparrowhawk1M     
16th April
 Marton MereSwallow40 including 30 over moving north. L.G.B.  
  Sand Martin60      
  House Martin1      
  Chiffchaff8 including one gathering nest materials.    
  Willow Warbler4      
  Blackcap5      
  Bullfinch2fem.in north scrub.    
 Marton MereLittle Grebe1 calling TS  
  Teal10      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Oystercatcher2      
  Stock Dove3      
  Tree Sparrow3 Mere View    
  Blackcap1fembathing in a small puddle on Mere View Lane    
  Linnet1fembathing with the Blackcap    
 Preesall HillKestrel1     
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Nuthatch1malesinging    
  Wren1 carrying nesting material    
  Goldfinch30      
  Greenfinch52+ males2 singing    
  Song Thrush22 males2 singing    
  Blackbird9      
  Chiffchaff33 males3 singing    
  Blue Tit22 males2 singing    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Tree Sparrow2      
  House Sparrow2      
 Bourbles PitsKestrel1     
  Greylag Goose4      
  Mute Swan2      
 Preesall Moss SideSwallow14     
  Kestrel1      
  Mute Swan2      
  Shelduck2      
 PreesallPied Wagtail1     
 WillowgroveCanada Goose2     
 Pilling Lane EndsLittle Egret4     
  Chiffchaff1      
 Stake PoolSwallow1     
 PillingSwallow1     
 Head Dyke LaneCurlew35     
 Knott EndEider1     
 Preesall FlashesHouse Martin9+   AC  
  Swallowc50      
  White Wagtail2 on newly ploughed field    
  Chaffinch12+ on newly ploughed field    
 WeetonReeves's Pheasant 2M / Fwalking alongside the road near school AC  
 Bryning Hall FarmGrey Partridge2 plus 10 CE's.... AC  
 Marton MereReed Warbler4   DJM  
  Reed Bunting6mAll singles moving east to west mostly on north side    
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Kestrel1      
  Sand Martinc50      
  House Martin1      
  Swallow5+      
  Teal2m,f     
  Shoveler54m,f     
  Gadwall1m     
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Willow Warbler2      
  Blackcap5 Incl 1 at allotment/wetland hedge    
  Chiffchaff2      
 Bryning Hall FarmCattle Egret10adsin field with cattle SW of bryning hall lane, viewable from road nick patel  
  Barn Owl1      
 Poulton-le-FyldeRook1+ 52 Nests, fields off Little Poulton Lane  Jol  
 Marton MereSedge Warbler1 north end of east channel reeds TS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit2 island pool    
 Bank EndYellow Wagtail1Male a superb Canary yellow AC  
  unidentified White Wagtail or Pied Wagtail80 a good proportion of White Wagtails    
  Wheatear1M     
  Meadow Pipit50      
 BallamWheatear2 ballam road andy myo  
 BallamWhimbrel1 brays road andy myo  
  Raven1      
  Wheatear1      
  Swallow2      
 Knott EndRedshank40     
  Swallow7 flew east    
  Sandwich Tern2      
15th April
 Farmer Parrs Animal WorldWhitethroat1 Lane at the back of Farmer Parrs Jol  
 Blackpool North ShorePeregrine1   CR/DJM  
 Starr GateCommon Scoter10 south.Watch 0830-​1045. L.G.B. F.B.  
  Fulmar1 north.    
  Manx Shearwater7 north.    
  Gannet30 north.    
  Kittiwake2 north.    
  Sandwich Tern9 north.    
  Razorbill1 north.    
 Stanley ParkGoldcrest3+ 2+ singing   
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 drumming    
 Marton MerePeregrine1 flew low west over north side TS  
  Sparrowhawk1f     
  Teal10      
  Shoveler8      
  Stock Dove2      
  Tree Sparrow2+ Mere View    
  Linnet1 over north side    
  Swallow2+      
 Stanley ParkSwallow1 over the lake TS  
  Nuthatch1 east putting green    
  Sparrowhawk1fover the golf course    
  Mistle Thrush1 athletics field    
  Tufted Duck15      
 Preesall FlashesHouse Martin3+ 1st O Y AC  
  Willow Warbler2+      
  Swallowc40      
 CliftonRook24 nests, by Dobbies Garden Centre Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Chiffchaff2 singing near Dobbies Garden Centre    
  Blackcap1 singing near Dobbies Garden Centre    
 Newton MarshLittle Ringed Plover1m  Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Black-​tailed Godwit5      
  Snipe1      
  Swallow20      
  Wigeon24      
  Shoveler16      
  Teal9      
  Gadwall6      
 Marton MereSedge Warbler1 singing briefly on north side near Heron Hide  Ellen Pemberton  
  Cetti's Warbler5      
  Chiffchaff6      
  Willow Warbler5      
  House Martin2      
  Sand Martin10+      
  Long-​tailed Tit5      
  Gadwall2      
  Oystercatcher3      
 Great EcclestonLapwing3 to east   
  Kestrel1 to east    
  Swallow1 to east    
 Head Dyke LaneSwallow1     
 Lousanna FarmBuzzard1 to south   
  Swallow1 to north    
 StalmineBuzzard1 to southwest   
 SingletonChiffchaff1malesinging   
 Mains HallGreylag Goose6  SD365403  
 Pilling MossKestrel1  SD413454  
 St Michael's on WyreChiffchaff22 males2 singing   
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
  Mistle Thrush21+ male1 singingSD465411   
  Greenfinch1      
  Jay1      
  Moorhen1  SD463410   
  Nuthatch1      
  Song Thrush1      
  Mandarin32 males and femaleall are pinioned/clippedSD463410   
 Stanley ParkGrey Heron142+ young    
  Mute Swan11      
  Tufted Duck11      
  Canada Goose4      
  Magpie5      
  Willow Warbler44 males4 singing    
  Blackcap22 males2 singing    
  Great Crested Grebe3 1 at nest    
  Great Tit3 1 at nest    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Herring Gull90      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Greylag Goose1 narrow ring    
  hybrid Greylag Goose x Atlantic Canada Goose 1      
  hybrid Mallard x Red-​crested Pochard 1femalenorth lake    
  Treecreeper1      
  Coot10 2 young    
  new species16 Red-​eared Terrapin    
 Bank EndWheatear1M  AC  
  Meadow Pipit16      
  White Wagtail24      
  Pied Wagtail11      
 Thornton ICI ReservoirHouse Martin3 Fewer hirundines but more house martins Dfw  
  Swallowc5      
  Sand Martin2+      
  Chiffchaff1      
 Rossall PointEider6 1345-​1445. W Dfw  
  Swallow2 E    
  Harbour Porpoise1      
 Warton BankGrey Plover1 All records on eastern pools Ian Walker  
  Black-​tailed Godwit12cy     
  Avocet4      
  Swallow2 North    
 Marton MereLittle Ringed Plover1 Scrape Ian Walker  
  Reed Warbler2+ Singing    
  Blackcap6      
 Starr GateManx Shearwater3 0645 -​ 0745hrs & 1215 -​ 1315hrs Ian Walker  
  Red-​throated Diver1      
  Eider10 South    
  Kittiwake1      
 SowerbyRook12 NestsSD470395Paul Slade  
  Wheatear2 Ploughed field Pinfold LaneSD467399   
  Yellowhammer1malePloughed field Pinfold LaneSD467399   
  Lapwing4 2 prs Ploughed field Pinfold LaneSD467399   
  Mistle Thrush1 Ploughed field Pinfold LaneSD467399   
  Willow Warbler1male singing Pinfold Lane    
 Carr House Green CommonWillow Warbler2malessinging Paul Slade  
  Black-​tailed Godwit4 came off flood west of common & flew NW    
  Buzzard2      
 CatforthRook8 nests on west side of village Paul Slade  
 Newton MarshSnipe1   Paul Slade  
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Swallow3 flew north    
  Blackcap1malesinging    
  Kestrel1      
 FreckletonSparrowhawk2 circling high over village Paul Slade  
 WeshamRook93 Nests Bradkirk HallSD409334Paul Slade  
 Lower BallamWheatear1maleBrays Road Paul Slade  
 Weeton CampBuzzard1   Paul Slade  
 Todderstaffe HallWhitethroat1malesinging Paul Slade  
 HardhornSwallow1   Paul Slade  
  Sparrowhawk1      
 Poulton-le-FyldeWillow Warbler1malesinging Moreton Drive Paul Slade  
 Stanley ParkBarnacle Goose4 Over golf course. Probably from zoo but heading purposefully north west.   
 ThurnhamSand Martin50+ Excavating nest sites at Hillam Lane quarry Glen Jackson  
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolSpotted Redshank1 Feeding in river -​ much darker plumage now Glen Jackson  
  Greenshank1 Feeding with Spotted Redshank at 0800    
14th April
 Poulton-le-FyldeGoldcrest1malesinging Moreton Drive Paul Slade  
 Cocker's DykeGolden Plover32 Summer plum Paul Ellis  
  Bar-​tailed Godwit4 One summer plumage     
  Grey Plover2      
  Greenfinch1 Singing     
  Ringed Plover3      
 Marton MereBlack-​tailed Godwit2 island pool TS  
  Lapwing2      
  Snipe1 over Staining Nook    
  Teal15      
  Gadwall2m     
  Shoveler7+      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2ad, 2nd.w     
  Buzzard1      
  Sparrowhawk2m, f     
  Kestrel1m     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 SW field    
  Song Thrush3 singing    
  Tree Sparrow1 Mere View    
  Long-​tailed Tit2 SW field    
  Chiffchaff3 singing    
  Swallow4      
 Eagland HillSwallow1   P. Woods  
  Chiffchaff1      
 Starr GateRed-​throated Diver3 North.watch 11.30 -​ 13.00 Frank Bird  
  Fulmar1 north    
  Manx Shearwater18 north    
  Gannet11 south    
  Kittiwake11cynorth    
  Sandwich Tern5 north    
  Eider7 south    
 BlackpoolBlackcap1 woods behind B&Q Ash Baines  
  Willow Warbler1 woods behind B&Q    
  Chiffchaff1 woods behind B&Q    
  Buzzard2      
  Kestrel1      
 Thornton ICI ReservoirHouse Martin1   Dfw  
  Swallowc50      
  Sand Martinc20      
  Chiffchaff1      
  Willow Warbler1      
 Knott EndSwallow1     
  Little Egret1      
 Stake PoolGrey Heron1 north side   
 Bank EndWheatear2M / F  AC  
  White Wagtail16      
  Meadow Pipit60      
 BraidesGolden Plover60 roosting AC  
 Head Dyke LaneKestrel2     
 FortonSwallow2     
 Ellel GrangeKestrel1 to south   
  Swallow1 to south    
 Sand VillaLesser Black-​backed Gull50     
 BraidesKestrel1     
  Swallow2      
 Marton MereRaven1 calling and circled low (100') over NE field, then flew low NE TS  
 The HeadsGrey Plover1 On field flood Dfw  
 Lower BallamRaven1 Brays Road Paul Slade  
  Wheatear4 Brays Road    
  Corn Bunting10 Brays Road    
  Jay2 Brays Road    
 Whyndyke FarmBuzzard2   Paul Slade  
 Newton MarshWheatear1 in field opposite entrance pool Paul Slade  
 Marton MereSand Martinc100   DJM  
  Blackcap4 3 + 1 allotment hedge at Lawson's wetland    
  Willow Warbler3      
  Cetti's Warbler6+mincl 1 at Lawson's wetland    
  Great Crested Grebe3      
  Little Grebe2      
  Reed Warbler2      
 Newton MarshGarganey1Drake 0625hrs far up the main channel infront of the electric fence  Ian Walker  
13th April
 Ridge FarmLinnetc40   Barry Dyson/M Sutcliffe  
 Stalmine MossGreat Spotted Woodpecker1  388458Barry Dyson/M Sutcliffe  
 Head Dyke LaneOystercatcher4 2 pairs392466Barry Dyson/M Sutcliffe  
  Shelduck10  392466   
  Buzzard1  392466   
  Long-​tailed Tit1  393462   
  Common Gull8 2ad, 6 imm's393462   
 Starr GateGannet21 north. Watch 0830-​1015 L.G.B.  
  Arctic Skua1 Dark morph north.    
  Sandwich Tern4 north.    
 Newton MarshGarganey1Male12.30 swimming across channel Peterow  
  Common Sandpiper2 entrance pool    
  Pied Wagtail2 entrance pool    
  Gadwall2m / fentrance pool    
 Marton MereLittle Ringed Plover2 island pool, 18.30-​40+ TS  
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Gadwall4mevening    
  Teal13      
  Shoveler95m     
  Cormorant1      
  Stock Dove4      
  Lapwing1      
  Linnet2 over the embankment    
 Marton MereLittle Grebe1   MJ, BDw  
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Buzzard2      
  Sand Martin60      
  Swallow6      
  House Martin2      
  Cetti's Warbler3      
  Blackcap2      
  Chiffchaff2      
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolAvocet2 pool JS, SB  
  Spotted Redshank1      
  Greenshank3      
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Goosander2      
  Tufted Duck8      
  Little Egret1      
  Swallow5      
  Sand Martin12      
 FreckletonGarganey drakeShowing in channel at Entrance Pool until 1.35pm when flushed out of view.   
 MythopSwallow3 Smithy Lane   
  Kestrel1malenorth end of Chain Lane    
 Blackpool South ShorePied Wagtail2     
 Mythop HallChiffchaff1malesinging   
  Buzzard1      
  Skylark1 singing    
  Lapwing1      
  Shelduck1      
 HambletonLesser Black-​backed Gull120  SD369433  
 Marton MereSand Martin20+   Ellen Pemberton  
  Swallow1      
  Reed Warbler2      
  Cetti's Warbler4      
  Blackcap3      
  Willow Warbler4      
  Chiffchaff5      
  Coal Tit1      
  Buzzard1      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Oystercatcher3      
  Little Grebe1      
  Gadwall3      
 Pilling Lane EndsWhimbrel1 100 yards out on marsh at 1300 Glen Jackson  
 St Michael's on WyreMandarin32m 1fIn river and then resting on small island at 1200 Glen Jackson  
 Layton CemeteryRaven2 flying nw 09-​40 a.leeming  
 Newton MarshGarganey1m7.45-​50 am. Half way up the channel on the right then on the water before flying up a side channel on the left side and out of sight. SA  
  Common Sandpiper1      
 Newton MarshLittle Ringed Plover2   Ian Walker  
  Common Sandpiper1      
12th April
 Knott EndLittle Egret1     
 Marton MereHouse Martin2+ late evening JS, AB  
  Swallow5+ late evening    
  Sand Martin200+ late evening    
  Cetti's Warbler4      
  Blackcap1      
  Chiffchaff2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Stock Dove3      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
 Stanley ParkGoldcrest1+ singing   
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 drumming    
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Cormorant2      
 Rossall PointCommon Scoter22 west. L.G.B. F.B.  
  Red-​throated Diver6 east.    
  Fulmar2 west.    
  Manx Shearwater1 west.    
  Gannet21ads.     
  Kittiwake38ads.west.    
  Little Gull8ads.west.    
  Sandwich Tern10 west.    
  Razorbill46 west.    
 Cleveleys North PromenadeGannet2S 0900-​1000  Dfw  
 Wardley's CreekWhimbrel2 Falling tide Dfw  
 Marton MereLittle Gull1adon the water, SW corner. Probably has a broken leg -​ dangling in flight yesterday  TS  
  Black-​headed Gull1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Lapwing2      
  Cetti's Warbler5      
  Reed Warbler3      
  Blackcap6 1 Staining Nook    
  Willow Warbler2      
  Chiffchaff3      
  Swallow1      
  Sand Martin75+      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Gadwall4m     
  Teal15      
  Shoveler8      
  Sparrowhawk1fdisplaying over west end of mere again    
  Stock Dove4      
  Woodpigeon365+ east field    
  Tree Sparrow2+ Mere View    
 Stanley ParkNuthatch1 east putting green TS  
  Blackcap1meast putting green    
  Great Crested Grebe3+      
  Tufted Duck17      
  Cormorant1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1Ad     
 Poulton Industrial EstateGreen Sandpiper1 on floods off Garstang Road Jonny Scragg  
  Teal2      
  Shelduck2      
 Starr GateCollared Dove1 Solaris Centre garden, not annual here DJM  
 Newton MarshCommon Sandpiper1 7.10-​50am. No Garganey. SA  
  Sand Martinc10      
11th April
 WinmarleighSwallow1   DKF  
 CatforthSwallow2+     
 HambletonGreenfinch1malesinging   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull40 to north    
 Preesall HillKestrel1     
  Tree Sparrow1      
  Greenfinch1male     
  Chiffchaff32+ males2 singing    
  Song Thrush22 males2 singing    
 Little TonguesMute Swan1     
 Preesall ParkSwallow1     
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe4   TS  
  Tufted Duck2818m     
  Willow Warbler1 singing, north of west bridge    
 Salisbury WoodlandBlackcap2 singing TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Tufted Duck4      
 Marton MereBlack-​tailed Godwit1 island pool TS  
  Oystercatcher3      
  Lapwing1      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Teal17      
  Shoveler9      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2ad, 1st.w      
  Sparrowhawk1fdisplaying over the mere    
  Kestrel1m     
  Stock Dove6      
  Tree Sparrow3+ Mere View    
  Long-​tailed Tit3 Staining Nook    
  Cetti's Warbler5 1 showed well from NW platform. 1 singing NW pit (ie. west end of sssi. north ridge)    
  Swallow1      
  Sand Martin60+      
  Willow Warbler3      
  Chiffchaff5 2 Staining Nook    
  Blackcap4      
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolAvocet2   AC  
  Spotted Redshank1      
 St Michael's on WyreKingfisher1   andy myo  
  Mandarin1f     
 Starr GateGannet18 North 8.30-​10.30 AB, FB  
  Swallow2 North    
  Kittiwake2 North    
  Manx Shearwater12 North    
  Red-​throated Diver3 North    
  Guillemot1      
  Grey Seal1      
 Newton MarshGarganey1maleEntrance Pool Maurice Jones  
  Little Ringed Plover1 Entrance Pool    
  Common Sandpiper1 Entrance Pool    
  Black-​tailed Godwit2 Entrance Pool    
 Marton MereLittle Gull1ad11.15+ TS  
  Reed Warbler1      
 Bank EndWheatear54 M 1 F  AC  
  White Wagtail29      
  Pied Wagtail19      
  Meadow Pipit40      
 Knott EndRinged Plover54     
  Dunlin30      
 Starr GateBlack-​headed Gull101st summersHeading SW in one flock well out to sea  DJM  
  Carrion Crow8 Searchingf strandline together    
  Gannet2adsS togetther    
 Newton MarshCommon Sandpiper1   SA  
  Black-​tailed Godwit8 One right leg Green-​Yellow-​Green.    
  Snipe2      
10th April
 Marton MossSwallow1   Pauline Clark  
 Bradshaw Lane HeadWhinchat1male.on ploughed field adjacent to feeding station. L.G.B.  
  Wheatear2m&f     
 Fluke HallShelduck3 WeBS Count. L.G.B.  
  Mallard1      
  Little Egret1      
  Oystercatcher94      
  Grey Plover125      
  Knot3400      
  Dunlin1120      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit120      
  Curlew284      
  Redshank45      
 FulwoodTawny Owl1AdultFlew across A6 into the Harris Park in the Fylde Recording area at 10-​50PM. WJC  
 Burglar's AlleyGrasshopper Warbler1 In field adjacent to footpath (heard) MF  
 Myerscough QuarryLittle Ringed Plover1   MF  
  Common Sandpiper2      
  Willow Warbler1      
 Myerscough QuarryGreen Sandpiper1   Frank Bird  
  Little Egret1      
 Preesall FlashesSwallow4   AC  
 Nateby HallChiffchaff1malesingingSD474461  
  Moorhen1 Lancaster Canal    
  Robin1      
  Blackbird2      
  Blue Tit2      
  Chaffinch2      
  Mallard3      
  Swallow4      
 Garstang MarinaWillow Warbler1malesingingSD480455  
  Curlew1 singing to southwest    
  Dunnock1      
  Herring Gull1      
  Common Gull1first-​winter     
  Kestrel1male SD477459   
  Linnet1  SD477459   
  Moorhen1      
  Reed Bunting1male     
  Wren1malesinging    
  Chaffinch2      
  Goldfinch2      
  Great Tit2      
  Oystercatcher2      
  Pied Wagtail3      
  Mallard4      
  Blackbird5      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull5      
  Tree Sparrow5  SD479456   
  Jackdaw30  SD477459   
  Robin1      
  Swallow21+ male1 singingSD479456   
  Song Thrush1  SD482451   
 Head Dyke LaneOystercatcher2  SD397473  
  Lapwing1  SD397473   
 BallamWheatear2 ballam road andy myo  
 Newton MarshCommon Sandpiper1 entrance pool andy myo  
 Marton MereHouse Martin2   TS  
  Swallow2      
  Sand Martin25+      
  Reed Warbler1      
  Blackcap4      
  Willow Warbler3      
  Chiffchaff4      
  Cetti's Warbler7+ singing. 5+ mere, 1 north side Lawson allotments, 1 HR golf course pond near Staining Nook    
  Tree Sparrow5 1 embankment north end hawthorns, then flew high south. 4 Mere View    
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Teal18      
  Gadwall2m     
  Shoveler85m     
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Oystercatcher2      
  Lapwing1      
  Stock Dove6      
  Sparrowhawk1f     
 Jeremy LaneWhimbrelc4 With Curlew in fields SB RC  
 Fluke HallWheatear54M 1 F  AC  
 Pilling Lane EndsTufted Duck74M 3F  AC  
  new species1 Green veined White    
  new species2 Turtles / Terrapins, dinner plate size!    
 BraidesGolden Plover170   AC  
 Thurnham HallBlackcap1M 1st OY AC  
 BrockGrey Wagtail1   Jonny Scragg  
 Myerscough QuarryLittle Ringed Plover2   Jonny Scragg  
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Sand Martin40      
 St Michael's on WyreChiffchaff3   Jonny Scragg  
  Blackcap1      
  Willow Warbler2      
  Buzzard1      
  Kestrel1      
  Nuthatch2      
 Cocker's DykePied Wagtail2     
  Black-​headed Gull1      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
  Redshank62      
  Oystercatcher127      
  Swallow1      
  Chiffchaff1      
  Little Egret1      
  Mallard4      
  Knot1      
  Common Gull1      
  Herring Gull5      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull5      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Shelduck3      
  Greenfinch1malesinging    
  Linnet1      
  Song Thrush1 carrying food    
  Skylark1malesinging    
 Knott EndLittle Egret2     
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
  Redshank34      
  Oystercatcher4      
  Shelduck4      
  Herring Gull14      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull3      
  Black-​headed Gull1      
  Sparrowhawk1      
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolAvocet2 on Tern Island AC  
 Glasson BasinSand Martin50 feeding low over the water  AC  
 Bank EndWhite Wagtail26   AC  
  Pied Wagtail9      
  Meadow Pipit33      
 Clifton MarshMallard6   Monty  
  Shelduck10      
  Shoveler6      
  Teal5      
  Gadwall2m+f     
  Lapwing5 Sat on nests.    
  Black-​tailed Godwit4      
  Buzzard1      
  Swallow4      
 Mains HallGreylag Goose1     
 KirkhamChiffchaff1malesinging at Kirkham Grammar School   
  Pied Wagtail1      
 Mythop HallOystercatcher2     
 Mythop GrangeMute Swan2     
 Shard BridgeLittle Egret1     
  Redshank15      
9th April
 Arm HillWhimbrel1 sand bar Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  White Wagtail2malessand bar    
  Wheatear5 sand bar    
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  Reed Bunting1      
  Curlew2      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit51      
  Knot1      
  Dunlin1      
  Redshank190      
  Oystercatcher420      
  Eider21      
  Cormorant1      
  Teal15      
  Shelduck29      
  Mallard1      
  Stock Dove1      
  Lesser Redpoll1 over calling    
  Herring Gull5      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull3      
  Greylag Goose1      
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolRaven1     
  Spotted Redshank1      
  Tufted Duck9      
  Little Egret1      
 Marton MereLittle Grebe1 calling TS  
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Gadwall32m     
  Teal17      
  Oystercatcher2 east field    
  Lapwing1 east field    
  Stock Dove9 barn roof    
  Woodpigeon300+ east fields    
  Buzzard2 over east fields    
  Kestrel1m     
  Chaffinch1fwith nesting material    
 Ramper PotRedshank40   Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit82      
  Knot3      
  Curlew1      
  Shelduck27      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull6      
  Buzzard1      
  Greenfinch1 singing    
  Willow Warbler2 singing    
  Song Thrush1 singing    
 Skippool CreekWigeon1m  Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Shelduck4      
  Canada Goose1      
  Mallard2      
  Curlew1      
  Redshank26      
  Cormorant1      
  Herring Gull26      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull17      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Common Gull1      
  Black-​headed Gull2      
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  Song Thrush1 singing    
 PreesallWheatear1     
  Swallow2      
  Sand Martin20      
  House Martin1      
  Skylark2      
  Meadow Pipit6      
 Shard BridgeGreenshank1   Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Redshank40 inc 2 displaying over marsh    
  Whimbrel1 on shore    
  Mallard3      
  Shelduck2      
  Little Egret2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull10      
  Herring Gull1      
  Wheatear1 on marsh    
  Skylark1 singing south side    
 Wardley's CreekGreenshank1   Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Redshank154      
  Turnstone1      
  Ringed Plover1      
  Dunlin4      
  Black-​tailed Godwit6      
  Shelduck19      
  Mallard5      
  Mute Swan2      
  Greylag Goose1      
  Coot1      
  Grey Heron1      
  Little Egret4      
  Cormorant1      
  Oystercatcher7      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull21      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Herring Gull5      
  Song Thrush1 singing    
  Skylark1 singing    
 Fleetwood MarshRedshank52   Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Shelduck4      
  Herring Gull23      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull5      
  Greylag Goose3      
  Canada Goose4      
 Agglebys PitWheatear3   Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Meadow Pipit70 on glyphosated fields    
  Lapwing6 plus doomed nesting on glyphosated fields (soon to be ploughed)    
  Oystercatcher6      
  Buzzard2      
  Blackcap1 singing    
  Greylag Goose8      
  Mallard15      
  Moorhen4      
  Coot1      
  Grey Heron1      
 The HeadsLapwing2 displaying Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Shelduck2      
  Mallard1      
  Oystercatcher2      
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  Song Thrush1 singing    
 Barnaby's SandsBuzzard1   Paul Ellis / WeBS  
  Redshank8 several displaying    
  Wigeon3      
  Mallard2      
  Great Black-​backed Gull11      
  Shelduck10      
 Freckleton Naze PoolBlack-​tailed Godwit42   Richard H  
  Whitethroat1 Singing in hedge opposite the Pool    
  Willow Warbler2      
  Blackcap1      
  Chiffchaff6      
  Little Egret3      
  Greenfinch2      
  Buzzard1      
 Lytham DockTeal6   RH WeBS  
  Shelduck16      
  Little Egret1      
  Redshank14      
  Buzzard2      
  Rook40 Chasing buzzards from rookery    
  Skylark4 Non WeBS    
  Chiffchaff3 Non WeBS    
  Willow Warbler1 Non WeBS    
  Blackcap2 Non WeBS    
 Burrow's MarshWheatear1M  AC  
 Lytham QuaysTeal46   RH WeBS  
  Oystercatcher14      
  Shelduck27      
  Redshank19      
  Mute Swan1      
  Herring Gull60      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull12      
  Mallard3      
  Cormorant1      
  Curlew2      
  Little Egret1      
  Skylark5 non WeBS    
  Reed Bunting2 non WeBS    
  Rook6 non WeBS    
 Lytham JettyDunlin2550   RH WeBS  
  Redshank41      
  Curlew48      
  Oystercatcher226      
  Shelduck6      
  Black-​tailed Godwit64      
  Knot470      
  Eider5      
  Cormorant9      
  Herring Gull36      
  Mallard5      
  Grey Heron1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Pink-​footed Goose72 over N    
  Ringed Plover4      
  Teal2      
  Skylark3 Non WeBS    
  Rook2 Non WeBS    
  Meadow Pipit30 Non WeBS    
 Marton MereHouse Martin3 With sand Martin/swallow passage Dfw  
 Marton MereSand Martin7   Maurice/Ellen  
  Swallow4      
  Cetti's Warbler4      
  Reed Warbler1 singing by the scrape    
  Willow Warbler4      
  Chiffchaff4      
  Blackcap1 singing in NE corner    
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Shoveler6female/5 males     
 Myerscough QuarryLittle Ringed Plover1   Ash Baines  
  Ringed Plover1      
  Willow Warbler2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit2      
  Lapwing10      
  Oystercatcher4 2 pair    
  Curlew3      
  Tufted Duck5      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
 St Michael's on WyreTreecreeper1 singing AB, SB  
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
  Blackcap1 singing    
  Goosander54F 1M     
  Mandarin32m 1f     
  Jay1      
  Buzzard7      
  Kestrel1      
  Sand Martin7      
  Lesser Redpoll1 over    
  Swallow1      
  Mistle Thrush2      
 Starr GateSandwich Tern5 1115 -​ 1215hrs Feeding on High Tide and then moving North Ian Walker  
 Fairhaven BeachRinged Plover168   Ian Walker WeBS  
  Dunlin854      
  Sanderling620      
  Grey Plover111      
  Knot450      
  Curlew53      
  Oystercatcher67      
  Cormorant72      
  Little Egret1      
  Grey Heron1      
  Rock Pipit2 North    
  Wheatear4      
  Sand Martin2 North    
  Lesser Redpoll2 North East    
 Fairhaven LakeCommon Sandpiper1 On the Island Ian Walker WeBS  
  Oystercatcher15 On the Island    
  Pochard1Drake     
  Tufted Duck23      
  Mallard24      
  Canada Goose58      
  Coot4      
  Moorhen4      
  Mute Swan9      
  Cormorant1      
 Granny's BayRedshank23   Ian Walker WeBS  
  Shelduck17      
 Church ScarRinged Plover6   Ian Walker WeBS  
  Turnstone72      
  Dunlin5      
  Oystercatcher101      
  Redshank28      
  Eider2      
 Fluke HallWhite Wagtail2m, fploughed field Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Pied Wagtail5 ploughed field    
  Wheatear5 ploughed field    
  Treecreeper1      
  Chiffchaff2 singing    
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  Blackcap1msinging    
  Greenfinch1 singing    
  Buzzard1 low over    
 Cocker's DykeWheatear13   Kinta Beaver  
  Swallow2 plus    
 Knott EndSwallow2     
  Chiffchaff1      
  Little Egret1      
 Warton BankGreat White Egret1   andy myo  
  Avocet8      
  Wheatear3m     
 BallamWheatear2m fbrays road andy myo  
  Raven1      
  Jay1      
 Marton MereGrasshopper Warbler1 singing, hawthorn at the north end of the embankment, KRG/TS TS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit1 island pool    
8th April
 HambletonLesser Black-​backed Gull25 to north   
 FairhavenWillow Warbler1 singing Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Linnet8 gorse in UU compound    
 Pilling LaneSiskin2m, fon garden feeders Beach Road Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Goldfinch10 on garden feeders Beach Road    
  Chiffchaff1 singing Beach Road    
 Knott EndSand Martin1 flew over   
 Squires GateWheatear2m.on former Pontins site. L.G.B.  
 Starr GateWhooper Swan21 two groups 15 and six north. L.G.B. F.B.  
  Pink-​footed Goose25 north.    
  Wigeon2m&fsouth.    
  Red-​throated Diver12      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Gannet3ads.north.    
  Cormorant11 north.    
  Sandwich Tern2 north.    
  Common Tern7 north.    
  Guillemot1      
  Razorbill2      
  Swallow2 north.    
 PreesallGreylag Goose2     
  Canada Goose2      
 Preesall HillKestrel1malenorth side   
  Mistle Thrush1 south side    
  Song Thrush22 males2 singing    
  Chiffchaff21+ male1 singing    
  Tree Sparrow2      
  Blackbird4      
  Nuthatch1 singing    
 StalmineBuzzard2 south end   
 GalgateBlackcap1 singing   
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
  Curlew1      
 Salisbury WoodlandBlackcap1 singing TS  
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
 Stanley ParkNuthatch1   TS  
 Marton MereLittle Ringed Plover2 island pool, 18.30-​18.50+ TS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit1 island pool, 18.30-​19.25+    
  Oystercatcher2      
  Lapwing3      
  Great Crested Grebe3      
  Gadwall2m     
  Shoveler3+2m     
  Teal24      
  Tufted Duck53m     
  Cormorant1      
  Sparrowhawk2m. fcircling over HR golf course    
  Stock Dove6 barn area    
  Pied Wagtail1mHR golf course    
  Sand Martin0 absent, 18.00-​19.50    
 St Michael's on WyreMandarin32m, 1 FUpstream of weir on small island opposite brick building Barry Dyson  
  Blackcap1 Singing    
  Chiffchaff1 Singing    
  Nuthatch2      
  Kestrel1      
  Mistle Thrush2 Carrying food    
  new species2 Orange-​tip butterfly    
 EavesGreenfinch2M&FWith nesting materialSD494375Barry Dyson  
  Swallow1  SD494375   
  Chiffchaff1 SingingSD494375   
  Kestrel1  SD494375   
  Chiffchaff1 At Fence footSD501382   
  Song Thrush1 At Fence footSD501382   
  Chiffchaff1 SingingSD492378   
  Wren1  SD492378   
  Shoveler2M&FSingleton farmSD486376   
  Teal6 Singleton farmSD486376   
  Shelduck2M&FSingleton farmSD486376   
  Pied Wagtail1MSingleton farmSD486376   
 MeresidePied Wagtail40+ Tesco Car Park   
 CarletonBuzzard5 circling together Jonny Scragg  
  new species1 Brimstone butterfly, my 1st in Fylde     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCetti's Warbler1 S end of golf course BD  
  new species1 Tawny mining bee at turnoff to NE corner of mere    
 Marton MereSwallow1 Mere View BD  
  Tree Sparrow1+ Mere View    
  Sparrowhawk1 High over mere c3pm    
  new species2 Speckled wood at W feeding station    
 Marton MereLittle Grebe2 1 north east end 1north west end a.leeming  
  Grasshopper Warbler1 singing at north east end just before the bench     
 Myerscough QuarryLittle Ringed Plover2   Ian Walker, IC & RA  
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Little Grebe1      
  Buzzard4      
 Rossall PointCommon Gull7 North Ian Walker  
  Lesser Redpoll1 North East    
  White Wagtail4 Golf Course at 0740hrs    
  Meadow Pipit60+ North 0800 -​ 1100    
  Eider29      
  Red-​breasted Merganser116 Drakes     
  Swallow1 North     
  Ringed Plover48      
  Harbour Porpoise3      
 CockersandSwallow1 NW JS, SB  
  Sand Martin6 NW    
  Eider106m     
  Red-​breasted Merganser22m     
  Goosander1f     
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Grey Plover2      
  Golden Plover300      
  Turnstone8      
  Ringed Plover6      
  Little Egret11      
 Poulton-le-FyldeSiskin1M On garden feeders t churchill  
  Goldfinch4 On garden feeders    
 Rossall PointRinged Plover33   t churchill  
  Swallow1      
  Linnet3      
  Skylark4      
 Bank EndWheatear1M  AC  
  Meadow Pipit30+      
  new species1 Orange-​tip Butterfly     
  Swallow2 flying around farm buildings    
 PrestonBlackcap1MSinging in trees at end of Dunoon Close. Stu Mline  
  new species1 Speckled wood butterfly.    
  new species1 Comma butterfly .    
  new species2 Peacock butterfly.    
 FairhavenBlack Redstart1 in u/u compound andy myo  
  Willow Warbler2      
  Blackcap1      
  Wheatear1      
 Marton MereWillow Warbler3   DJM  
  Reed Warbler2      
  Cetti's Warbler8m6 at mere 2 at Lawson's Wetland    
  Chiffchaff5      
  Blackcap5 4 at mere 1 allotment hedge at wetland    
  Little Grebe1      
  Sparrowhawk1 Poss 2 1 N then later 1 over mere    
  Sand Martinc15 Mobbing Sparrowhawk over mere    
  Reed Bunting2 m    
  Dunnock2 Near old cabins    
 TrealesYellowhammer4 Jacobs Ln singing. Stu Milne.  
  Wheatear1MIn field at junction of Jacobs Ln/Moss Ln east sat on mole hill.    
  Corn Bunting1 On wires Jacobs Ln.    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Curlew1      
  Red-​legged Partridge2      
  Chiffchaff3+      
  Oystercatcher6      
  Buzzard3      
  Brown Hare8 In general area.    
 Rossall PointSandwich Tern1 E 10 -​ 11am Dfw  
  Swallow1      
  Harbour Porpoise1      
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveGoldcrest2   Ash Baines  
  Sparrowhawk1imm male     
  Lesser Redpoll1 over N    
  Siskin1      
  Chiffchaff1      
  Skylark6+      
 Stanley ParkGoldcrest2+ inc one singing   
 Blackpool CentralTree Pipit1+ Vis over Sainsbury's Talbot Road   
  Lesser Redpoll1+      
  Siskin3+      
  Linnet1+      
 NorbreckSandwich Tern3 Together heading south at 0745 Glen Jackson  
7th April
 MythopLittle Grebe2 Grange Flood Frank Bird  
  Raven2      
 Glasson BasinSwallow1 N JS, SB  
  Sand Martin3 N    
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolSpotted Redshank2moultingin creek, one quite dark other just starting to change JS, SB  
  Goosander2paircreek    
 EsprickSwallow1 On telegraph wires along A585SD405368J Sherrington  
 Starr GateEider17 south. L.G.B.  
  Common Scoter140      
  Red-​throated Diver16 min. 10 north, 6 offshore.    
  Great Northern Diver1 south 0841    
  Gannet10ads.north.    
  Razorbill1      
  Sandwich Tern3 north    
 Marton MereReed Warbler1 singing TS  
  Blackcap5 singing, 1 Staining Nook    
  Willow Warbler4 singing    
  Chiffchaff4 singing    
  Cetti's Warbler6 singing, 1 SW field    
  Swallow3      
  Sand Martin50+      
  Little Grebe1      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Gadwall2m     
  Teal13      
  Shoveler10      
  Cormorant1      
  Snipe1 down to SE corner reeds    
  Lapwing2      
  Buzzard1      
  Sparrowhawk2m, f     
  Stock Dove4      
  Woodpigeon225+ east fields    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 SW field    
  Rook1 over NE    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull50+      
  Tree Sparrow2 Mere View    
  Linnet50+ east field    
 Blackpool CentralGrey Wagtail1+ inc song   
 Starr GateRed-​throated Diver3 plus one larger diver sp   
  Eider32m, fsouth    
  Cormorant21      
  Common Scoter60+      
  Knotc1500 On beach until tide rose. Most entirely grey, small number with red coming through.    
 CockersandWhite Wagtail10   AC  
  Twite80      
  Linnet25      
 ThorntonSparrowhawk2M/FOn garden pond Howard  
 BlackpoolSwallow1 over North Ash Baines  
 NorbreckGannet  Plunge feeding next to grey seal at 0700 quite close in Glen Jackson  
6th April
 SingletonMandarin2m,f SD373385Frank Bird  
  Raven2      
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolGoosander2m+festuary AJH  
  Common Sandpiper1 pool    
 Starr GateEider25 south. L.G.B.  
  Common Scoter200 north.    
  Red-​breasted Merganser42m 2fnorth.    
  Red-​throated Diver15 north.    
  Gannet3adsnorth.    
  Sandwich Tern20 18 north, 2 offshore.    
 Poulton-le-FyldeTawny Owl1 Male calling Jol  
 SalwickChiffchaff6 5 singing ME  
  Nuthatch2      
  Goldcrest2 both singing    
  Blackcap1 singing    
  Coal Tit3      
 Stanley ParkTufted Duck23     
  Mallard55 plus seven domestic types    
  Mute Swan12      
  Coot19      
  Great Crested Grebe4      
 Blackpool CentralGrey Wagtail1+     
 Marton MereBlackcap5 singing TS  
  Willow Warbler6 singing    
  Chiffchaff4 singing    
  Cetti's Warbler6 singing    
  Swallow3      
  Sand Martin100+ 18.30+    
  Meadow Pipit3 over north    
  Pied Wagtail1 over NW    
  Tree Sparrow2 Mere View    
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
  Linnet25+ east field    
  </