Sightings for May 2022

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
18th May
 CockerhamSedge Warbler6 singing from field ditches Paul Ellis  
  Reed Bunting4 three singing from field ditches    
  Chiffchaff2 singing    
  Grey Wagtail1 on River Cocker channel    
  Wren8 singing south of village    
  Chaffinch6 singing south of village    
  Dunnock5 singing south of village    
  Blackbird8 singing south of village, plus food carrying and fledged juvs    
  Linnet2 one carrying nest material    
  Tree Sparrow3 one singing at Wallings    
  Blackcap3 singing south of village    
  Blue Tit1 feeding young in tree hole nest    
  Great Tit1 feeding young in tree hole nest    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker3 singing south of village    
  Raven3 over in group of three    
  Curlew1 mobbing RavensSD464508   
  Stock Dove3 SD464508    
  Greenfinch2 one singing    
  Long-​tailed Tit  two recently fledged family parties south of village    
  Goldcrest1 singing Stoney Lane    
 Conder GreenLittle Ringed Plover5Ad m, ad f, 3+ juvs3+ tiny young out and about (4th probably being brooded by female) pool Paul Ellis  
  Avocet  broods of 4, 4 and 3 young visible from blind on pool    
  Common Tern15 pool    
  Knot320 pool    
  Black-​tailed Godwit80 pool    
  Wheatear1 pool    
  Redshank2 pool    
 Blackpool AirportWheatear4 There this eve when it rained RJS  
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveSpotted Flycatcher1 Big slack RJS  
  Whitethroat96 singing     
  Stonechat32 M 1 FCarrying feocal sack    
  Meadow Pipit3Singing     
  Swallow5 South    
  Collared Dove2 South    
  Jackdaw34 South     
  Reed Bunting1Male     
 Poulton-le-FyldeLittle Ringed Plover2 Garstang road East RJS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1 Garstang road East     
  Mallard12 Garstang road East    
 Freckleton Naze PointGolden Plover1 On salt marsh , partial summer plumage . DS  
  Whimbrel1 On river edge    
 Marton MereHouse Martin3   TS  
  Sand Martin1      
  Buzzard1 Over west end    
  Kestrel1mMobbing the Buzzard    
  Great Black-​backed Gull2ads     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe3ad + 2 juvsIn view, west side pool TS  
  Oystercatcher3 Green 1    
  Buzzard1 Low over NW green    
  Reed Warbler2 1 singing, 2 west side pools    
  Whitethroat1 NW end    
 Rossall PointRinged Plover295   Martin  
  Meadow Pipit1      
 Fleetwood Golf CourseReed Warbler1   Martin  
  Meadow Pipit2      
 Knott EndOystercatcher2000 Down R Wyre just before high tide in groups of 50-​70 DB  
  Pied Wagtail5      
 Staining NookRaven2 Over NE TS  
  Sedge Warbler1      
  House Sparrow1mNW corner    
  Tree Sparrow6 Mere View    
  Swallow1 Around Mere View    
  House Martin12+ To the SE    
  Buzzard1 Circling to the east    
 Marton MereSwift6 a.m. TS  
17th May
 Pilling LaneBarn Owl1 over Beach Road at dusk Paul Ellis  
 FortonTawny Owl2 calling, one seen, Clifton Hall Paul Ellis  
  Jay1 mobbing Tawny Owl Clifton Hall    
  Song Thrush4 3 singing    
  Goldfinch5 inc. ad feeding recently fledged juv.    
  Long-​tailed Tit  recently fledged family party    
  Blue Tit1 carrying food    
  Blackcap1 singing    
  Greenfinch2 one singing    
 WrampoolSedge Warbler1 singing Paul Ellis  
  Whitethroat1 singing     
 Sand VillaHouse Martin2 collecting mud for nest Paul Ellis  
  Skylark2 singing     
  Whitethroat2 singing     
  Sedge Warbler2 singing pond    
  Reed Warbler5 singing pond    
  Reed Bunting2 singing pond    
  Tufted Duck32m, 1fpond    
  Little Egret1 at pond    
  Grey Heron1 at pond    
  Blackcap1 singing pond    
  Oystercatcher2 one on fence post    
  Curlew2 one song flighting just west of Mill HouseSD430499   
  Long-​tailed Tit  fledged boded at Mill House    
 Cockerham MarshRaven1 flew west over marsh Paul Ellis  
  Peregrine1femalechasing waders along tide line    
  Skylark12 10 singing over saltmarsh    
  Lapwing20 5 displaying over slatmarsh    
  Oystercatcher12 attacking overflying LBbGull. One sitting on fence post    
  Eider63m, 3fon marsh    
  Redshank10 two attacking overflying LBbGull.    
  Shelduck14 saltmarsh    
  Reed Bunting2malesone singing saltmarsh, one singing fence on coastal field    
  Meadow Pipit6 one mobbing a crow    
  Whinchat1femalefence on coastal field    
  Linnet3 female carrying nest material    
  Canada Goose115 ad, 6 juvsbroods of 4 and 2 juvs    
  Dunlin250 approx flushed by peregrine    
  Ringed Plover250 approx flushed by peregrine    
  Turnstone1 with Dunlin    
 Cocker's DykeOystercatcher225   Martin  
 Fluke Hall LaneSpotted Flycatcher2 Chasing each other, Rose Cottage wood AC  
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveSpotted Flycatcher2 Big slack  RJS  
  Whitethroat118 singing      
  Willow Warbler1Singing      
  Reed Bunting1Male     
  Meadow Pipit42 Singing      
 Blackpool Pleasure BeachSpotted Flycatcher1 Railway bushes RJS  
  Willow Warbler2SingingRailway bushes     
  Whitethroat2SingingRailway bushes    
 Blackpool North Shore Golf CourseLesser Whitethroat1Singing   RJS  
  Canada Goose2      
  Starling60 Taking food to young     
 Marton MereCetti's Warbler12 Warbler census,in S.S.S.I. singing males only,  L.G.B. J.B.  
  Reed Warbler18      
  Sedge Warbler14      
  Willow Warbler4      
  Lesser Whitethroat2      
 Staining NookWhitethroat2   TS  
  House Martin17 To the SE    
  Buzzard1 Circling over    
  Tree Sparrow1 Mere View    
 Marton MereSwift5   TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 NW corner    
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Shoveler2m, f     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSwift2 Down the west side TS  
  Whitethroat1 Nettle area south of green 18    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull221 3cy     
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
 Carr House Green CommonWillow Warbler6 all singing MEv  
  Chiffchaff6 all singing    
  Sedge Warbler12 10 singing    
  Reed Warbler1 singing    
  Grasshopper Warbler1 singing    
  Blackcap4 all singing    
  Whitethroat12 11 singing    
  Reed Bunting77m2 singing    
 Knott EndBlack-​headed Gull3     
 Cocker's DykeOystercatcher420     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull3      
  Common Gull2      
 Knott EndWheatear3   Martin  
  Meadow Pipit1      
 BrockDipper1   AB  
16th May
 Poulton-le-FyldeGoldcrest1malesinging Paul Slade  
 Poulton Industrial EstateLittle Ringed Plover1     
 Stanley ParkCommon Sandpiper1     
  Goldcrest1msinging near cafe    
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
  Grey Wagtail1+      
 Kincraig LakeReed Warbler1m    
 Fairhaven DunesWheatear42m, 2f3 in UU compound1 on dune  FW  
  Blackcap11msings UU compound    
  Meadow Pipit33min song flight    
  Linnet14 6 in nUU compound,4prs on dune    
  Little Egret1 on salt marsh    
 Poulton-le-FyldeSwift3 Chasing off Higher Green Jol  
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Mute Swan10+m, f + 8 young     
  Mallard9+m, f + 7 young     
  Tufted Duck75m     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Near waste compound    
  Mistle Thrush2 Behind boathouse    
  Stock Dove2 1 near cafe, 1 Rose gardens    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe3ad + 2 juvsIn view, west side pool TS  
  Swift1 Over NW corner    
 Fluke HallWheatear3   AC  
 Fluke HallSpotted Flycatcher2PairFeeding close together by Orchard Tree Line AC  
 Pilling LaneSedge Warbler1 singing in ditch west of Beach Road Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Fluke HallGarden Warbler1 singing and showing in garden of Rose Cottage Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Spotted Flycatcher1 trees at west end    
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
  Blackcap1 singing    
  Sedge Warbler1 singing weed strip west of car park    
 Ridge FarmSedge Warbler1 singing hedge in high fenced field by sea wall Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Cocker's DykeWhinchat1femaleon sea wall with Wheatears 200 yds to east Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Wheatear12 sea wall between Beach Road and Fluke Hall    
  Song Thrush32 ad, 1 juvrecently fledged juv with adult, one singing    
  Moorhen32 ad, 1+ juvon dyke    
  Mallard7female, 6 juvson dyke    
  Sedge Warbler1 singing Seafield    
  Oystercatcher500 falling tide then moving east to west    
  Sparrowhawk1female hunting along sea wall    
  Dunlin200 falling tide then moving east to west    
  Sanderling1 with Dunlin    
  Little Egret2      
  Mistle Thrush1      
 Knott EndOystercatcher600 In waves of 50ish east at high tide DB  
 FleetwoodGreat White Egret1 Flying south over Ullswater Avenue  KG  
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveWheatear2M F  RJS  
15th May
 StaynallMarsh Harrier1adult maleover fields between Burrows Marsh and Carr Lane 1600 hrs Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Raven1 over High Gate Lane    
 Stanley ParkHolly Blue2     
 Fairhaven DunesBlackcap2 Clifton dunes AA  
  Willow Warbler1      
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Small Heath2      
  Common Blue butterfly5      
  Speckled Wood2      
  Small White3      
  Small Copper1      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseTreecreeper1 Pine clump by pool east of zoo car park TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Trees by east side green    
  Sparrowhawk1mLow over west side pools    
  Reed Bunting1mWest side pool    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, east side Gorse banked pool    
  Whitethroat1 Scrub by Stone banked pool    
  House Martin1 Over NW corner    
  Sand Martin1 Over SW area    
  Swift2 Over west side    
  Swallow2 Over SW area    
  Tufted Duck43mWest side pool    
  Mute Swan1fCentral pool    
  Little Grebe52 ads + 3 juvsWest side pool    
 Marton MereLittle Owl1 Barn roof south of Mere View TS  
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
 WeshamOsprey1 North over AFC Fylde 16.35 Ash Baines  
 Poulton-le-FyldeRed Kite1 Heading South from Mains Lane near Skippool Jol  
 Stanley ParkSparrowhawk1   John Wood  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseWhitethroat1 SW pit TS  
  Holly Blue1 NW corner    
 StainingSedge Warbler1 Main dyke, near Chain Lane crossing TS  
  Blackcap1mSinging, near entrance to Staining Lodge golf course    
  Reed Bunting1mHedgerow east of McColl's shop    
  Buzzard1 Over Clinkum Wood    
  House Martin8 Over south end of village    
  Whitethroat3 Nook to Mere View    
  Swallow3 Around Mere View    
  Swift2 Over The Nook    
  Blackcap1mMere View    
  Greenfinch1mMere View    
  Goldfinch2 The Nook    
  Collared Dove1 Mere View    
  Tree Sparrow1 Mere View    
  Kestrel1mHunting, Mere View area    
  Song Thrush1 Singing, The Nook    
  Holly Blue2 Near Mere View    
 Marton MereBuzzard3 2 over Gipsy Hole Wood, 1 over east fields mobbed by a Lapwing TS  
  Sparrowhawk1fFlew off from NC scrub with prey    
  Red-​legged Partridge2 SE field    
  Canada Goose122 ads + 10 youngMain dyke, near east bend    
  Sedge Warbler2 Singing, east end of main dyke    
  Reed Bunting1mEast end of main dyke    
 Lawson WetlandLesser Whitethroat1 Singing, NE corner TS  
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundReed Warbler2 Showing, Village entrance pool TS  
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Cormorant1 Over SW    
 Salisbury WoodlandBlackcap1m  TS  
  Swallow2 Around east end trees    
  Stock Dove1      
 Fairhaven BeachDunlin3000   Ian Walker WeBS  
  Ringed Plover600      
  Grey Plover35      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit3      
  Grey Heron2      
  Little Egret2      
  Whinchat1FIn UU Compound    
  Wheatear2M & F     
14th May
 Blackpool North ShorePuffin1 north 07.50 SD  
 Pilling Marshnew species1 Harrier spp. crossed bay heading south and circled up over Lane Ends before heading SE. Seen from extremely long range Paul Ellis  
 New Ridge FarmLapwing10juvs  Paul Ellis  
  Skylark1 singing    
  Whitethroat2 singing    
  Sedge Warbler1 singing    
 Fluke Hall LaneWhinchat1malejust south of sea wall near shooter's pool Paul Ellis  
  Wheatear1 near shooter's pool    
  Sand Martin1      
  Whimbrel1 over    
 Ridge FarmWheatear4 sea wall to north Paul Ellis  
  Whitethroat3 singing Lodge Lane    
  Oystercatcher1 sitting     
  Lapwing2 sitting by pond & another pair agitated    
  Skylark1 singing over marsh to north    
  Lesser Redpoll2 over east    
  Stock Dove1 singing in barn ruin    
  Pied Wagtail2 mating barn ruin    
  Linnet4 one singing    
  Tree Sparrow2      
  Sedge Warbler1 singing ditch by pond    
  Whimbrel1 over heading north    
  Swallow1 nest building ruined barn    
 Cocker's DykeWhinchat1 south of pump station Paul Ellis  
  Song Thrush1 singing    
  Skylark1 singing over saltmarsh    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing Seafield     
  Whimbrel3 beach    
 Pilling LaneSedge Warbler1 singing ditch east of Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Stock Dove2 Beach Road    
  Wheatear1 sea wall off Beach Road    
 Lytham MossWheatear21 ploughed field annas road a myo  
  Corn Bunting2      
  Sedge Warbler1      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseWhitethroat2 West side pool bushes, NW end TS  
  Willow Warbler1 Singing    
  Reed Warbler1 Singing    
  Swallow2 Over NW corner    
  Stock Dove1 NW green    
  Oystercatcher2 Green 1, central green    
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Mute Swan22 2cy     
 Herons' ReachSwift1 Over Greenfinch Court TS  
  House Martin3 Over Greenfinch Court    
 Marton MereGreat Black-​backed Gull1ad  TS  
  Black-​headed Gull11 Low over the mere for 2 minutes, then flew north    
  Buzzard1 Pylon    
  Lapwing2 Over east fields    
  Oystercatcher3 2 circling around, 1 flew south    
  Swift4 a.m.    
 Little CarletonSwift2 Over Kendal Ave DF  
 IngolRed Kite1 Photographed over garden 18:10 A Bradley  
 Fluke HallSpotted Flycatcher3 one in garden of Rose Cottage, 2 together in trees at west end of wood Paul Ellis  
  Whinchat2femalesjust west of car park    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing and showing at west edge of wood    
  Wheatear2 saltmarsh    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1m     
  Stock Dove4      
  Lesser Redpoll1 plus in trees, one singing    
  Blackcap4 singing    
  Chiffchaff2 singing    
  Great Tit2 feeding young in tree hole nest    
  Starling3 three nests with young in tree holes    
  Little Grebe1 calling from pond    
 Poulton-le-FyldeBee-​eater1 Calling as it flew north in a direct line over Old Field Carr Barry Dyson  
  Wheatear1mOld Field Carr    
  Sand Martin1 Old Field Carr.    
  Swallow3 Old Field Carr    
  Whitethroat2 Old Field Carr    
 Marton MereLittle Ringed Plover1 west 14.30 Ellen Pemberton  
  Lapwing1 south 14.20    
  Oystercatcher1 south 12.00    
  Stock Dove3 barn roof    
  Sand Martin2 west 12.00    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Lawson WetlandWhitethroat3+   Ellen Pemberton  
  Sedge Warbler1      
 Sand VillaMute Swan10     
 FortonHobby2  SD486510Chris Batty  
  Goldcrest1malesinging at Clifton Hill    
 North Blackpool Pond TrailGrey Wagtail1+ young calling in dyke by Community Orchard   
 Blackpool Sixth Form CollegeWheatear1feast of Aspired School playing fields   
 Jeremy LaneWheatear42M + 2 FGreenland  AC  
  Sedge Warbler1 Singing and parachute flight     
 BisphamSwift3 screaming rooftop level Kelvin rd Jan B  
 Rossall PointSanderling166   Martin/Jan  
  Ringed Plover89      
  Meadow Pipit2      
 Staining NookHouse Martin11 To the SE TS  
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, SE corner    
  Bullfinch1 Calling, west side    
  Song Thrush1      
  Buzzard1 Circling to the east    
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Mute Swan10+m, f + 8 young     
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Song Thrush1      
 WartonWhitethroat2 Both singing and displaying. One Bank Lane caravan park side, one towards land registry CD  
  Shelduck2 On channel behind caravan    
  Mallard1FWith around 10 ducklings on channel then under feeders    
  Pheasant1MIn adjacent field    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Calling in Hawthorn on Land Registry side of field    
  Sedge Warbler1 Calling in Hawthorn on Land Registry side of field    
  Great Tit2 On feeders     
  Blue Tit2 On feeders    
  Long-​tailed Tit4 On feeders    
  Chaffinch32M 1FOn feeders    
  Goldfinch2 On feeders    
  Tree Sparrow4 On feeders    
  Rook3 On feeders    
  Dunnock2 On ground under feeders    
  Magpie2 On ground under feeders    
  Blackbird21M 1FOn ground under feeders    
  Moorhen1 On ground under feeders    
  Wren1 Calling in undergrowth     
  Woodpigeon20+ Flew in from marsh    
  Buzzard1 Above Land Registry    
  Barn Owl1 Great view of it hunting along channel    
  Peacock butterfly1 Channel bank foliage    
  Orange-​tip2 Channel bank foliage    
13th May
 Fairhaven LakeSwift2   Stephen Horner  
 NormossSwift14 Newton arms flood RJS  
  Teal2Pr Newton arms flood    
  Pied Wagtail6 Newton arms flood    
  Shoveler1MaleNewton arms flood    
 Poulton-le-FyldeLittle Ringed Plover2 Garstang Road East RJS  
 StanahHerring Gull53   RJS  
  Common Gull3      
  Lesser Whitethroat1Singing     
 Shard BridgeHerring Gull43   RJS  
  Canada Goose8      
  Greylag Goose2      
  Little Egret5      
 Hambleton MarshOystercatcher11   RJS  
 Fleetwood Golf CourseHerring Gull79   RJS  
 Fleetwood DockHerring Gull258   RJS  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull9      
  Great Black-​backed Gull12      
  Common Gull1      
 Fleetwood FarmWhimbrel3   RJS  
  Herring Gull71      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull6      
  House Martin30      
  Willow Warbler3Singing     
 Crookhey HallHobby1 Over garden heading west 9.05pm J. Platt  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe63 ads2 pools. 1 ad + 3 juvs showing, 2 ads TS  
  Coot64 ads, 2 juvsWest side pool    
  Reed Warbler1 Singing, west side pool    
  Oystercatcher1 Green 1    
 Marton MereTeal2m, f  TS  
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Buzzard1 Over east fields    
  Sand Martin15+ At 18.30    
 Kincraig LakeGoldcrest1msinging   
 Rossall PointLinnet5   Martin  
  Ringed Plover24      
 Head Dyke LaneLapwing42 ad, 2 juvsarable fieldSD390471Paul Ellis  
 Mythop HallLapwing83 juv  RJS  
  Lesser Whitethroat1Singing     
 Pilling LaneLong-​tailed Tit6juvsplus, family party Beach Road Paul Ellis  
 Salisbury WoodlandGreat Spotted Woodpecker1   TS  
  Stock Dove1      
 Stanley ParkSwift17 At 9.45 TS  
  House Martin2      
  Treecreeper1 Near the cafe    
  Stock Dove1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4ads     
  Tufted Duck42m     
  Great Crested Grebe2      
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundReed Warbler1 Singing, Village entrance pool TS  
 Marton MereSwift10 At 9.10 TS  
 Staining NookBullfinch1mSE corner Hawthorns TS  
  Reed Warbler1 Singing, Typha pond by NW corner    
  Tree Sparrow3 Mere View    
  Pied Wagtail1 Barn roof east of Mere View    
  Oystercatcher2 Over Mere View    
12th May
 Conder GreenPeregrine1 chasing waders from pool Paul Ellis  
  Knot100 plus on pool    
  Black-​tailed Godwit50 plus on pool    
  Bar-​tailed Godwit7 on pool    
  Little Ringed Plover2      
  Common Tern10      
  Goosander1femaleflew over Conder    
  Dunlin2 pool    
 FreckletonTree Sparrow1 Poolside 13.00 Ellen Pemberton  
  Shelduck1 Poolside    
  Redshank1 heard at Poolside    
  House Martin6 over Holy Trinity Churchyard    
  Swift2 over Holy Trinity Churchyard    
 Wesham MarshSwift4   a myo  
  House Martin10      
  Sand Martin2      
 Lytham MossWhinchat1 ploughed field annas road a myo  
  Corn Bunting2      
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Little Owl1 in barn    
 Rossall PointCommon Scoterc20 0800 -​ 1000 dfw  
  Gannet76 mainly s    
  Kittiwakec50 w individuals s    
  Manx Shearwater1 n    
  Razorbill3 w    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbillc10 s    
  Red-​breasted Merganser1mw    
  Red-​throated Diver1 s    
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkJay1   RJS  
  Little Grebe2      
  Tufted Duck2      
  Whimbrel16 North    
 Cleveleys North PromenadeArctic Skua3DPNorth. 07:10-​09:20 RJS  
  Razorbill2 North    
  Kittiwake6 South    
  Common Scoter9 North    
  Manx Shearwater3 North     
  Guillemot4 North    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill22 North    
  Gannet24 North    
  Sandwich Tern6 North    
 Carleton CrematoriumGrey Wagtail2 With nest  RJS  
 Starr GateShelduck5 South LGB SC SS JM  
  Eider2 1N, 1S    
  Common Scoter67 49S 18N    
  Red-​breasted Merganser1 South    
  Red-​throated Diver1 South    
  Manx Shearwater551 490S 61N    
  Great Crested Grebe3 South    
  Gannet437 398S 39N    
  Shag1 North    
  Cormorant3 1S 2N    
  Knot8 South    
  Dunlin14 South    
  Kittiwake429 368S 61N    
  Sandwich Tern49 South    
  Common Tern2 South    
  Arctic Skua4 3S 1N    
  Guillemot102 57S 45S    
  Razorbill24 20S 4N    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill80 South    
  Swallow5 North    
  Harbour Porpoise1 South    
 Little SingletonWhimbrel1     
  Common Sandpiper1      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe73 ads2 pools. 2 ads + 4 juvs, ad TS  
  Oystercatcher1 Green 1    
  Stock Dove2 Green 1    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 SW pit area    
  Whitethroat1 By NW corner pond    
  Willow Warbler1 By NW corner pond    
  Swallow2 Over SW area    
 StainingHouse Martin1 Over SW village TS  
  Buzzard1 Over south end    
  Whitethroat3 Nook to Mere View area    
  Tree Sparrow1 Mere View    
 Marton MereSwift1 a.m. TS  
  Sand Martin25+ At 18.00    
  Sedge Warbler3 East end    
  Willow Warbler1 NE corner    
  Linnet2 East end    
  Buzzard1 Over east fields    
 Lawson WetlandWhitethroat2   TS  
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundReed Warbler1 Singing, Village entrance pool TS  
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Tufted Duck42m     
  Mallard8+f + 7 young     
  Treecreeper1 Near the cafe    
  Pied Wagtail1 Over south lake    
  Sparrowhawk1fOver the bridges    
 Cuddy HillLittle Ringed Plover1   DS  
  House Martin1      
  Sand Martin50+      
  Lesser Whitethroat1 Singing    
  Pied Wagtail4      
 Inskip Sewage WorksOystercatcher2   dave gove  
  Whimbrel1 heard in fields to north near the radio masts     
  Swallow10 good numbers skimming low in cattle field     
11th May
 Warton AerodromeRed-​backed Shrike1 Reported at BAE, no further details per Jon Carter  
 Pilling LaneGreenfinch63m ,3fBeach Road feeders Pau  
  Starling2juvsvery recently fledged Beach Road     
  House Sparrow6juvsvery recently fledged Beach Road     
  Blackbird10 Beach Road feeding young in nest    
 Little SingletonLittle Egret8     
  Grey Heron4      
 Newton MarshAvocet8Ad    
  Little Ringed Plover1Ad     
  Black-​tailed Godwit10      
  Red-​legged Partridge1      
 Staining NookLittle Owl1 Barn RJS  
  Lesser Whitethroat2Singing     
 Marton MereShelduck1mIn from the east and on the mere briefly TS  
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Lapwing1 Over SE field    
  Linnet4 East end    
  Buzzard1 Over east fields    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe3ads3 west side pools TS  
  Oystercatcher1 Green 1    
  Coot4+2 ads + 2 juvs     
  Reed Warbler1 Singing, west side pool    
  Willow Warbler1 Singing    
 Warton BankMarsh Harrier1juv  a myo  
  Eider1312m 1f     
 Kincraig LakeMute Swan92 adults 7 young  Chris Raby  
 Starr GateFulmar2 south. 6.30-​10.30 Ash Baines  
  Kittiwake163 South    
  Manx Shearwater150+ South    
  Red-​throated Diver4      
  Arctic Skua1 North    
  Common Tern1      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Red-​breasted Merganser3 South    
  Gannet250+ South    
  Shelduck3 South    
  Sandwich Tern9 South    
 PeelWheatear8   RJS  
 BallamWheatear2 Brays road RJS  
 Newton MarshAvocet8   RJS  
  Little Ringed Plover2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit20      
 Lytham MossWheatear11 Anna's road RJS  
 Rossall PointLittle Tern1 Out. 05:55-​09:20 RJS  
  Sandwich Tern1 Out    
  Kittiwake142 Out    
  Gannet123 Out    
  Manx Shearwater15 Out    
  Arctic Skua1DPIn    
  Red-​throated Diver1 In    
  Razorbill17 Out    
  Guillemot21 Out    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill57 Out    
  Common Scoter34 Out    
  Great Crested Grebe2 Out    
  Grey Plover12      
  Ringed Plover15      
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Grey Wagtail1fBoathouse jetty    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
 Blackpool ZooStock Dove1 SW corner trees TS  
  Reed Warbler1 Singing, Village entrance pool    
 Marton MereSwift11 a.m. TS  
 Staining NookWhitethroat2   TS  
  Sedge Warbler1 Singing in Blackthorn west of Mere View    
  Red-​legged Partridge1 Field to the SE    
10th May
 Fairhaven LakeCommon Sandpiper3   Jo  
 Pilling LaneWheatear2 sea wall between Beach Road and Fluke Hall Paul Ellis  
 Glasson MarshEider22   RJS  
  Great Crested Grebe1      
 Conder GreenAvocet14   RJS  
  Common Tern2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit135      
 Rawcliffe MossWhimbrel11   RJS  
  Stock Dove75      
 Hackensall HallGreat Spotted Woodpecker1     
 Preesall Sewage WorksOystercatcher1     
 Knott End Golf CourseSedge Warbler1 snging at southeast end   
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 south side    
  Whimbrel6 flew north    
 Knott EndSwift4     
  Herring Gull50      
  Eider2male and female     
 Blackpool North ShoreRed-​breasted Merganser42m, 2fsouth   
 Marton MereBuzzard1 Over east fields TS  
  Oystercatcher1 Island pool    
  Song Thrush4 Singing    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseWillow Warbler1 Singing, SW pit TS  
  Oystercatcher1 Central green    
 BallamWheatear8 ploughed field brays road a myo  
 NorbreckStarling10+ 1st juveniles in garden  DJM  
 Haslam ParkSwift4   Steve Swift  
 NorbreckWheatear1f  DJM  
 Starr GateShelduck5 S4 N1 LGB, SC, SS  
  Eider1 South    
  Common Scoter31 South    
  Red-​breasted Merganser6 S4 N2    
  Red-​throated Diver9 S8 N1    
  Manx Shearwater110 South    
  Great Crested Grebe2 South    
  Gannet204 South    
  Cormorant3 S1 N2    
  Grey Plover18 South    
  Whimbrel7 South    
  Bar-​tailed Godwit7 South    
  Knot48 South    
  Dunlin47 South    
  Kittiwake19 South    
  Sandwich Tern41 South    
  Common Tern3 South    
  Arctic Skua1 South    
  Guillemot35 South    
  Razorbill39 South    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill87 South    
  Puffin1 South    
 BisphamSwift5 Kevin rd at 7.30pm Jan B  
 Cuddy HillLittle Ringed Plover1   RJS  
  Dunlin6 Ken Lawson    
  Sand Martin30      
  Pied Wagtail3      
  Meadow Pipit2      
 Myerscough QuarrySwift12+     
  Sand Martin20+      
  Sedge Warbler3+malesinging    
  Long-​tailed Tit3      
  Canada Goose4pair with 2 young     
 Rossall PointGannet78 77 out 2 in. Watch 05:35-​10:05 , MF upto 07:30, RJS upto 08:30.  RJS,MF, AB  
  Manx Shearwater114 111 out 3 in    
  Guillemot13 Out    
  Swallow28 South    
  Razorbill25 21 out 4 in    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill168 Out    
  Little Tern2 Out 06:23    
  Common Tern7 Out    
  Sandwich Tern37 Out    
  Arctic Tern28 Out    
  Arctic Skua2DPIn    
  Kittiwake9 Out    
  Red-​throated Diver2 Out    
  Common Scoter46 Out    
  Swift1 North    
  Puffin5 Out -​ 2 8:40 , 3 8:53 (AB)    
  Great Skua1 Out 9:45 (AB)     
 Marton MereHobby1 Hunting Swifts over the east fields, then flew SE over the south end of Chain Lane, 9.50-​53 TS  
  Sedge Warbler5      
  Skylark1 Singing over north side of Mythop fields    
  Lapwing1 Over SE field    
  Collared Dove1 Perched and singing, NC scrub by path    
  Teal2m, f     
  Mallard119mIsland pool    
 Cuddy HillDunlin6     
  Ringed Plover1      
  Little Ringed Plover1      
 Staining NookShelduck2 Flew NW, quite low TS  
  Buzzard1 Circling to the east    
  Tree Sparrow1 Mere View    
 Knott EndKittiwake44 adultsflew west   
9th May
 Ingol Village Golf CourseRing-​necked Parakeet9   Steve Swift  
 Knott EndGannet1adult    
 Rossall PointBlack Guillemot1Adult Landed then flew east into bay 06:13 Watch 05:40-​08:20 RJS  
  Puffin1AdultIn 06:59    
  Razorbill89 In all before 07:00    
  Guillemot90 In all before 07:00    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill56 In     
  Sandwich Tern34 Out    
  Fulmar2 Out    
  Red-​throated Diver1 Out    
  Kittiwake1 In     
  Common Tern8 Out    
  Manx Shearwater85 25 out 60 in     
  Common Scoter41 17 out 24 in     
  Gannet56 45 out 11 in     
  Yellow Wagtail2 North    
  Grey Wagtail3 North    
  Lesser Redpoll26 North    
  Tree Pipit1 North    
  Swallow25 North East     
 Thornton Marsh FarmGrasshopper Warbler1Singing  RJS  
  Sedge Warbler2Singing     
 Marton MereCommon Sandpiper2     
  Little Grebe3      
  Sand Martinc40      
 Tarnacre QuarryMute Swan6   Barry Dyson  
  Sand Martin1+ Seen entering nest hole.    
 NatebyShelduck4 Shentys farm scrape.SD455433Barry Dyson  
  Shoveler1mShentys farm scrape.SD455433   
  Mallard5 Shentys farm scrape.SD455433   
  Avocet2 Shentys farm scrape. A first for here, feeding and roosting.SD455433   
  Greylag Goose2911 ad, 18 goslings SD460439   
 Starr GateShelduck5  S 05:45-​10:00 LGB, SS, SC  
  Gadwall1 S    
  Fulmar1 S    
  Grey Plover11 S    
  Knot50 S    
  Dunlin23 S    
  Kittiwake41 S    
  Sandwich Tern83 S    
  Common Tern5 S    
  Swift2 S    
  Swallow2 N    
  Guillemot38 S    
  Razorbill10 S    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill6 S    
  Cormorant6 4 S 2 N    
  Manx Shearwater192 141 S 51 N    
  Gannet54 47 S 7 N    
  Common Scoter150 109 S 41 N    
  Red-​throated Diver20 14 S 6 N    
 Fairhaven DunesWhitethroat1 Clifton dunes AA  
  Willow Warbler2      
  Small Copper1      
  Common Blue butterfly1      
  Speckled Wood3      
  Small White2      
 Church ScarWheatear5   AA  
  Ringed Plover50      
 Marton MereSwift4   TS  
  House Martin1      
  Sand Martin25+ At 15.45    
  Sedge Warbler3      
  Reed Warbler1+ 1 singing half way down the main dyke    
  Lapwing1 SE field    
  Great Black-​backed Gull2ads     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull16ads     
  Little Grebe2      
  Fox1 In front of FBC hide    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseReed Warbler1 Singing, west side pool TS  
  Willow Warbler1 Singing by NW corner pond    
  Greenfinch3 NW corner    
  Stock Dove1 Central rough    
  Oystercatcher1 Green 1    
 GalgateStarling2 First young on wing.   
 Bryning HallWheatear2 Ploughed field lodge lane AB  
 Newton MarshCommon Sandpiper1   Ash Baines  
 Lytham QuaysAvocet2   Ash Baines  
  Dunlinc200 Creek    
  Ringed Plover3      
 Marton MereWheatear22fEast field soil mounds TS  
 Stanley ParkSwift4 Over south lake TS  
  Grey Wagtail1fBank by model village    
  Treecreeper1 Stumps area    
  Stock Dove1 Rose gardens    
  Mistle Thrush2adsEdge of golf course    
  Long-​tailed Tit1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Tufted Duck42m     
  Great Crested Grebe2      
 Blackpool South ShoreSwift5 First sighting of the returning birds this year.  Joe Makepeace  
8th May
 Poulton-le-FyldeLittle Ringed Plover5 2 on Garstang Rd Pools, 3 on flood south of road Paul Slade  
  Sedge Warbler2malessinging Garstang Rd East    
  Stock Dove4 2 on Garstang Rd Pools, 2 on flood south of road    
  Blackcap1malesinging south of Garstang Rd east    
  Chiffchaff1malesinging Moorland Rd/Garstang Rd junction    
 WrampoolSedge Warbler1malesinging Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 ThurnhamWillow Warbler1malesinging Moss Lane Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Sedge Warbler1malesinging Moss Lane    
 Jeremy LaneSedge Warbler3malessinging Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Reed Bunting1male     
 Conder GreenBlack-​tailed Godwit82   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Avocet6+ Pr with 4 small young    
  Mallard5 female with 4 small young    
  Little Ringed Plover2      
  Common Tern5      
 Cocker's DykeWheatear8   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Lesser Redpoll8 over east    
  Sedge Warbler1malesinging    
 Ridge FarmWheatear2   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Lesser Whitethroat1malesinging    
  new species7      
 Lambs LaneWhimbrel6 on arable field Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  new species1      
 Green Dick's LaneSedge Warbler2malesinging by roadside Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  new species6      
 Fluke HallLesser Redpoll5+ in trees Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  House Martin1      
  Nuthatch1 carrying food    
  Treecreeper1 at nest    
  Willow Warbler1malesinging    
 Lytham MossGrey Partridge42 pairsAnna's RoadSD350312JSc, AB  
  Corn Bunting1 Anna's Road    
 PeelCommon Gull71st summers  JSc, AB  
  Wheatear2 1 greenland    
  Corn Bunting1 singingSD359320   
 Moss SideGadwall32mOn dyke off Peg's Lane JSc, AB  
  Sedge Warbler1      
 Lytham JettyEiderc30   JSc, AB  
  Little Egret3      
  Grey Plover12      
  Ringed Ploverc150      
  Black-​tailed Godwit8      
  Common Ternc25      
 Salisbury WoodlandGoldcrest2 singing JSc, AB  
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe1   JSc, AB  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1+      
 Starr GateShelduck3 S 06:00-​10:00 LGB, SS, SC ,JM  
  Eider4 S    
  Canada Goose1 N    
  Fulmar1 S    
  Common Scoter91 70 S 21N    
  Red-​breasted Merganser4 3 S 1N     
  Red-​throated Diver10 4 S 6 N    
  Manx Shearwater228 S    
  Grey Plover21 S    
  Dunlin42 S    
  Curlew4 S    
  Kittiwake1 S    
  Cormorant7 1S 6 N    
  Gannet46 42 S 4 N    
  Sandwich Tern21 S    
  Common Tern1 S    
  Guillemot5 S    
  Peregrine1 S    
  Carrion Crow1 S    
  Swallow28 N    
 Cuddy HillWhimbrel1 flood   
  Little Ringed Plover1 flood    
 Newton MarshShoveler1male  JSc, AB  
  Little Ringed Plover2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit3      
 Haslam ParkStock Dove2   JSc, AB  
  Tawny Owl1juv     
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3+      
  Coal Tit2      
  House Martin2+      
 Preston DockGreat Crested Grebe1   JSc, AB  
  Common Ternc40      
 PrestonPeregrine1male  JSc, AB  
 Avenham ParkGoosander11female + 10 chicks  JSc, AB  
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Myerscough QuarryLittle Grebe1   JSc, AB  
  Sand Martinc50      
 BrockDipper1 Under A6 bridge JSc, AB  
 Conder GreenTufted Duck1malePool JSc, AB  
  Little Ringed Plover1 Pool    
  Black-​tailed Godwitc30 Pool    
  Knotc40 Pool    
  Common Sandpiper1 Pool    
  Greenshank1 Creek    
  Common Tern8+      
 Pilling Lane EndsTufted Duck2pair  JSc, AB  
 Pilling MarshPink-​footed Goose8   JSc, AB  
 Fluke HallGreat Spotted Woodpecker1   JSc, AB  
  Siskin1 singing    
 Eagland HillGrey Partridge1juvBradshaw Lane near villageSD423451JSc, AB  
  Stock Dove2      
  Corn Bunting1 singing    
  Yellowhammer1 singing    
 Pilling MossSparrowhawk1male  JSc, AB  
  Whimbrel8 feeding in ploughed field off Union LaneSD404452   
  Stock Dove1      
  Corn Bunting1 singing    
 Poulton Industrial EstateGarganey1maleFlood south of Garstang Road. Flew in from west at 10:17.SD366390JSc, AB  
  Lapwing4  SD366390   
  Little Ringed Plover1  SD366390   
  Sedge Warbler1      
 StanahRaven2   JSc, AB  
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkLittle Grebe2   JSc, AB  
  Great Crested Grebe42 juvs     
 Lawson WetlandJay1   JSc, AB  
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing    
  Grasshopper Warbler1 singing    
 Marton MereTeal2pair  JSc, AB  
  Barn Owl1maleHunting embankmnet at 05:00    
  Grasshopper Warbler1 singing    
 Rossall PointMute Swan4 In JSc, AB  
  Red-​breasted Merganser4females3 in, 1 out    
  Red-​throated Diver12 10 in, 2 out    
  Manx Shearwaterc70      
  Little Egret3 Feeding in pools on beach    
  Curlew8 In    
  Kittiwake5 In    
  Sandwich Ternc30      
  Common Tern2 In    
  Puffin2 On sea at 08:10 then flew further out    
  Sand Martin4 North/East    
  Swallowc80 North/East    
  Willow Warbler1 Golf course scrub    
  Chiffchaff2 Golf course scrub    
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Yellow Wagtail1femaleGolf course    
  Tree Pipit2 North/East    
  Lesser Redpoll6 North/East    
 Shard BridgeReed Bunting2msinging males Point Shard   
 Stanley ParkWheatear1MFlew to cover from the 16th green PMB  
 Ridge FarmLapwing1     
  Stock Dove6      
  Tree Sparrow3      
 Cocker's DykeWheatear1female    
 Pilling LaneBuzzard1     
  Song Thrush22 males2 singing    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Egret3 Flew west over green 1, 18.35 TS  
  Oystercatcher1 Green 1    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Central area    
  Reed Bunting1mWest side pool    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, SW pit    
  Whitethroat1 SW pit    
  Reed Warbler1 Singing, west side pool    
  Swallow4 SW area    
 Marton MereTeal1f  TS  
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Oystercatcher3 Over NW    
 Wesham MarshWillow Warbler1   a myo  
  Sedge Warbler2      
 Fluke Hall LaneGreat Spotted Woodpecker1     
 Pilling Sewage WorksPied Wagtail1     
 Pilling Lane EndsCurlew1malesinging to southeast   
  Reed Warbler2 2 singing    
  Little Grebe2      
  Tufted Duck2male and female     
  Blackcap21+ male1 singing    
 Inskip Sewage WorksWhimbrel12   a myo  
 Carr House Green CommonLesser Whitethroat2   a myo  
  Willow Warbler1      
  Sedge Warbler1      
 Conder GreenLittle Ringed Plover2   Steve Swift  
  Common Sandpiper1      
  House Martin2 Repairing nest    
 Pilling LaneSiskin2m, fBeach Road garden Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Lytham QuaysEiderc6045M 25F   Ian Walker  
 Marton MereSwift4   Ellen Pemberton  
  House Martin1 over Caravan Park 10.45    
  Sand Martin1 west end 10.15    
  Reed Warbler5+      
  Little Grebe1      
 MartonSwallow1 south over Laurel Ave 08.50 Ellen Pemberton  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1 calling, East Park Drive/Weymouth Rd 15.00    
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkWheatear1mGreenland   
  Great Crested Grebe4pr, 2 juvs     
 Fleetwood DockGrey Wagtail1     
 Bank EndWheatear3   AC  
  House Martin2PairOld nest being refurbished     
  Sand Martin20 Excavating nest holes Below high water mark....    
 Knott EndEider1110m 1fRiver Wyre DB  
 StainingSwift2 Over SW village TS  
  House Martin9 Over SW village    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing in hedgerow, Mere View Lane    
  Whitethroat2 Mere View area    
  Pied Wagtail1 Flew along Mere View Lane    
 Marton MereSwift2 Over west end TS  
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundReed Warbler1 Singing, Village entrance pool TS  
 Stanley ParkCommon Sandpiper1 South island TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
 Poulton-le-FyldeWood Sandpiper2 Poulton flood south of Garstang road eastSD366390Barry Dyson  
  Little Ringed Plover2 Poulton flood south of Garstang road eastSD366390   
  Pied Wagtail7 Poulton flood south of Garstang road eastSD366390   
7th May
 Warton BankSpoonbill1 Flew east up the river towards Freckleton Ian Walker  
  Sedge Warbler1 At the bottom of Bank Lane     
 St Michael's on WyreSparrowhawk1f  Barry Dyson  
  Kingfisher1 Downstream    
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
  Whitethroat32f, 1mChasing around at confluence with River Brock    
 Cuddy HillLittle Ringed Plover1   Barry Dyson  
 Carr House Green CommonWhitethroat7   Barry Dyson  
  Willow Warbler4 singing    
  Sedge Warbler3 2 singing    
  Blackcap2 singing    
  Wheatear1mNorth in adjacent field    
 Starr GateEider2  S Watch 06:00-​10:00 JM, SS, LGB  
  Whimbrel1 N    
  Manx Shearwater18 3 S 15 N    
  Gannet34 16 S 18 N    
  Cormorant7 5 S 2 N    
  Red-​throated Diver11 9 S 2 N    
  Curlew1 N    
  Sanderling8 N    
  Razorbill6 N    
  Sandwich Tern29 14 S 15 N    
  Guillemot11 5 S 6 N    
  Swallow8 2 S 6 N    
  Common Scoter74 15 S 59 N    
 Ridge FarmSedge Warbler1 singing ditch by caravans Paul Ellis  
  Oystercatcher1 still sitting NE of House    
  Whitethroat1 singing track to north    
  Skylark1 singing over fields    
 New Ridge FarmSedge Warbler1 singing Lodge Lane Paul Ellis  
  Lapwing  10 juvs broods of 4, 3, 1, 1, 1,     
  Whitethroat1 singing    
 Fluke HallWhimbrel2 saltmarsh Paul Ellis  
  Wheatear3 sea wall    
  Raven1 over heading east    
  Robin1 carrying food    
  Blue Tit1 carrying food    
  Treecreeper1 feeding young in nest    
  Blackcap32m ,1f     
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
  Song Thrush1 singing    
  Whitethroat3 pair by car park, one in hedge by houses    
 Cocker's DykeLesser Whitethroat1 singing cocker's Dyke Houses Paul Ellis  
  Song Thrush1 singing    
  Blackcap1 singing    
  Whitethroat1 singing by pump station    
  Grey Wagtail1 over, poss resident    
  Skylark1 singing over saltmarsh    
  Sedge Warbler1 singing Seafield    
 Pilling LaneWheatear3 sea wall off Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Whimbrel1 marsh off Beach Road    
  House Sparrow20 two plus broods of newly fledged juvs Beach Road    
  Blackbird8 feeding young in nest Beach Road + another nest building    
  Song Thrush1 singing Beach Road    
 Pilling LaneSiskin2m, fgarden feeders Beach Road Kinta Beaver  
 TrealesGoldfinch3 Hand and Dagger to BlackleachSD4633/4J, A & A Makepeace  
 TrealesGreylag Goose4 Lancaster Canal between Hand and Dagger & BlackleachSD4633/4J, A & A Makepeace  
  Canada Goose9  SD4633/4   
  Mute Swan2 On NestSD4633/4   
  Mallard76m SD4633/4   
  Feral Pigeon3  SD4633/4   
  Woodpigeon11  SD4633/4   
  Moorhen1  SD4633/4   
  Whimbrel4 In Field west of canalSD465337   
  Black-​headed Gull3  SD4633/4   
  Herring Gull2  SD4633/4   
  Grey Heron2  SD4633/4   
  Buzzard1  SD4633/4   
  Kestrel1F SD4633/4   
  Magpie1  SD4633/4   
  Jackdaw3  SD4633/4   
  Rook8  SD4633/4   
  Carrion Crow2  SD4633/4   
  Blue Tit1  SD4633/4   
  Great Tit1  SD4633/4   
  Sedge Warbler2 1 Seen -​ Both SingingSD4633/4   
  Swallow8  SD4633/4   
  Chiffchaff3 SingingSD4633/4   
  Wren3  SD4633/4   
  Starling5  SD4633/4   
  Song Thrush1  SD4633/4   
  Blackbird3  SD4633/4   
  Robin2  SD4633/4   
  Pied Wagtail1  SD4633/4   
  Reed Bunting21M 1F SD4633/4   
 Inskip Sewage WorksKestrel1M  dave gove  
  Curlew3 flew in at 8.00 pm     
  Whimbrel9 3 in field to left of sewage works entrance tract and 6 flew in at 8.15 pm to field after s works    
 Cockerham Moss EdgeGrey Partridge1+ Calling 9pm near Rossall Airfield RJS  
 Cuddy HillWhimbrel4   DS  
  Sand Martin3      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe73 ads2 pools. 2 ads + 4 young, ad TS  
  Tufted Duck2m, fCentral pool    
  Oystercatcher1 Central green    
  Coot5+2 ads + 3 youngWest side pool    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Over SW pit    
  Collared Dove3 Over west    
  Reed Warbler1 Singing, west side pool    
  Swallow7 Over SW area    
 Marton MereTeal1m  TS  
  Oystercatcher1 East field    
  Buzzard1 Pylon    
  Stock Dove7 Barn roof    
  Whitethroat1 SW corner    
 Lytham CrematoriumLesser Redpoll3   Ash Baines  
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveSedge Warbler1 Singing Ash Baines  
 Preston DockMoorhen42 juv  JSc  
  Great Black-​backed Gull1adult     
  Common Tern55+ On wave breakers at 13:00    
  House Martin4      
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Tufted Duck63m     
  Grey Wagtail1 South island    
  Stock Dove1 East Lion trees    
  Song Thrush1 Singing    
 Marton MereSedge Warbler5 From the island reeds round to SE corner TS  
  Whitethroat4 North side    
 StainingSwift1 Over SW village TS  
  House Martin8 Over SW village    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 Mere View area    
  Whitethroat2 Mere View area    
  Blackcap1mMere View area    
  Reed Warbler1 Singing, Typha pond by the west of The Nook    
 Sand VillaKestrel1     
 GlassonCommon Tern22 adultsLune Estuary   
  Eider19 Lune Estuary    
  Wigeon7 Lune Estuary    
  Little Egret4 Lune Estuary    
 Thurnham HallCoal Tit1malesinging east of A588   
 Pilling HallTufted Duck2male and female    
 Conder GreenRed Kite1 flying east  AJH  
  Little Ringed Plover1 pool island    
  Common Sandpiper1 creek    
  Greenshank1 creek    
  Common Tern5 pool    
 FleetwoodRed Kite1 Going south over Ullswater Avenue in direction of Rossall School at 10.12 KG  
 Norbreckunidentified Guillemot or Razorbill2 N DJM  
  Gannet2 Singles N    
  Swallow3 2N, 1S    
  Great Black-​backed Gull3 2 SE well out over sea, 1 on beach    
 Watson Road ParkGarden Warbler1   RJS  
  Willow Warbler1Singing     
  Robin3+ Feeding juvs     
 Stanley ParkSpotted Flycatcher1 Half between stumps & Heron island RJS  
  Willow Warbler3Singing     
  Blackcap43 M 1F     
6th May
 Fairhaven BeachWheatear5   Jo  
 Cuddy HillWood Sandpiper1 Flood   
  Ruff1 Flood     
  Snipe1 Flood     
  Shelduck5 Flood     
  Little Ringed Plover1 Flood     
  Sand Martin22 Flood     
  Lapwing1 Flood     
 Pilling LaneWheatear2male and female    
 NorbreckLinnet6 Coastal grassland DJM  
 Preston DockArctic Tern1 west wave breakers Paul Ellis  
  Common Tern5 west wave breakers    
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Continental Cormorant1      
 Marton MereGrasshopper Warbler2mone Mere, one half way to Nook   
  Barn Owl1      
 Kincraig LakeGreat Spotted Woodpecker1     
  Mute Swan1+ Bred successfully    
 Inskip Sewage WorksWhimbrel19 15 in field with water works buildings , 2 field left of gate and 2 in field adjacent to the radio masts north of the road  dave gove  
  Buzzard1 in field eating worms after heavy rain     
 PeelWhinchat1 ploughed field peel road Frank Bird  
  Wheatear9 ploughed field Peel road    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseReed Warbler1 Singing, Typha pond near Staining Nook TS  
  Willow Warbler1 Singing    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull14adsCentral pool/greens    
  Herring Gull140+ Central pool/greens    
  Little Grebe2 SE pool    
 Marton MereSand Martin35+ At 18.00 TS  
  Sedge Warbler1      
  Willow Warbler1      
 Stanley ParkSwift1 Over south lake, 17.30 TS  
 New Ridge FarmCuckoo1MSeen in trees by farmhouse & calling  AC  
  Lapwing126 Ad+6 youngall chicks well grown     
 Lawson WetlandLesser Whitethroat1 Singing, north side TS  
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundReed Warbler1 Singing, Village entrance pool TS  
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Tufted Duck53m     
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3      
  House Sparrow1m     
  Song Thrush1      
 Newton MarshLittle Ringed Plover1   Neil Fox  
  Avocet11+10 ad 1 fledgling     
  Lesser Whitethroat1 Not singing but showing well    
  Blackcap1Ad mSinging in trees at entrance to business park    
  Sand Martin2 Numbers of hirundines everywhere really low    
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Stock Dove3      
  Shelduck  1 pair aking a pounding from the Avocets!    
  Chiffchaff1 Singing near waste site entrance    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Canada Goose       
  Lapwing  Fledglings all over the marsh    
  Black-​tailed Godwit       
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkReed Warbler2+ Singing KG  
  Sedge Warbler2 singing    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing    
  Whitethroat2 Singing    
  Great Crested Grebe42ad 2juv     
5th May
 Blackpool North PierRed-​throated Diver1 Heading north close to shoreline under the pier and continued up. Sighted approx 13:45. Also spotted later on still reasonably close to shore from a tram heading towards Bispham Julie M  
 CockersandStock Dove2     
 Parrox HallGreenfinch1malesinging at Curwen's Hill Farm   
 Coat Walls FarmStock Dove2     
  Lapwing8 4+ agitated    
  Greylag Goose2 2 agitated    
  Long-​tailed Tit1      
 Hackensall HallSedge Warbler1 singing   
  Blackcap31+ male1+ singing    
  Grey Heron2+1+ young     
 Knott EndWhimbrel5 flew east   
 Warton BankBarn Owl1 hunting behind bae fence at 10,50 a myo  
  Lesser Whitethroat1      
 PeelWheatear6 ploughed field peel road a myo  
  Corn Bunting2      
 Rossall PointSwallow15 1415 -​1500 Sea dead! dfw  
  Sand Martin1      
  Ringed Plover2      
  Pied Wagtail4      
  Eider13 Kings Scar    
  Cormorant3 Kings Scar    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBullfinch1 Calling, east side of crossing path TS  
  Whitethroat1 Central    
  Reed Warbler1 Singing, west side pool    
  Willow Warbler2 Singing    
  Swallow3 SW area    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 East side of practice field    
  Song Thrush2 Singing    
  Collared Dove1 Over west    
  Oystercatcher1 green 1    
 Marton MereSedge Warbler1   TS  
  Willow Warbler1      
  Sand Martin3      
  Linnet3 Island    
  Goldfinch4 NE corner    
  House Sparrow4 South bank Brambles    
  Oystercatcher1 Over SW    
 Starr GateArctic Skua1 pale morph chasing Tern close inshore then north 09:05 Frank Bird  
 Cuddy HillWood Sandpiper1   Ash Baines  
  Little Ringed Plover2      
 Inskip Sewage WorksWhimbrel21 Feeding in field by water treatment works Ash Baines  
 Fairhaven DunesRedstart1FemaleIn UU compound Ash Baines  
  Sedge Warbler1 Singing    
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveMute Swan2 Over south Ash Baines  
 Starr GateSwallow22 North Ash Baines  
  Great Skua1 South 6.55    
  Whimbrel13 12N 1s    
  Velvet Scoter2 South 7.03    
  Kittiwake1 North    
  Manx Shearwater8 5N 3S    
 Wesham MarshSedge Warbler3   Neil Fox  
  Reed Bunting4+3m1f     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1Mobbing Buzzard     
  House Sparrow31 fledgling     
  Carrion Crow1Mobbing Buzzard     
  Kestrel1Ad m     
 Newton MarshLittle Ringed Plover2 Ad Neil Fox  
  Avocet8+1 flegling     
  Lesser Whitethroat1Ad mSinging and showing occasionally     
  Whitethroat1Ad mSinging    
  Swallow2 Still very few hirundines    
 Lawson WetlandRing-​necked Parakeet3 North over the allotments TS  
  Collared Dove1 Over north    
  Reed Bunting2m, f     
 Stanley ParkLittle Egret1 Flew NW over the golf course, 8.00 TS  
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1f     
  Stock Dove1      
  Chiffchaff2 Singing    
 BisphamSwift2 8am Jan B  
4th May
 Ridge FarmTree Pipit1   Bob Danson  
 Pilling LaneWheatear7 on sea wall just east of Beach Road Paul Ellis  
 Cocker's DykeWhinchat41m, 3ffield just east of Cocker's Dyke Houses Paul Ellis  
  Sedge Warbler1 singing Seafield    
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
 Newton MarshAvocet9 1 fledgling near to road on pool fringe dave gove  
  Lapwing35 6 young     
  Buzzard1 on pylon    
  Little Ringed Plover2      
  Common Sandpiper1 right next to the road fence on pool fringe    
 Marton MereSwift2   TS  
  Sand Martin25+      
  Snipe1 Pool     
  Oystercatcher1 Over SE    
  Buzzard1 Pylon    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCetti's Warbler1 Singing near SE pit TS  
  Willow Warbler2 Singing    
  Swallow1 Over west side pools    
  Reed Bunting1mWest side pool    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Central area    
 Wesham MarshWheatear2 small ploughed field north of marsh lee h  
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Sedge Warbler4 singing    
  Whitethroat1 singing    
 Cuddy HillYellow Wagtail1maleFloodSD496375  
  Whimbrel3 FloodSD496375   
  Ruff1 FloodSD496375   
  Lapwing1 FloodSD496375   
  Shelduck4 FloodSD496375   
  Little Ringed Plover3 FloodSD496375   
  House Martin10+ FloodSD496375   
  Sand Martin25+ FloodSD496375   
  Buzzard1 landed and perched on field gateSD496375   
 WartonYellowhammer1maleon wires adjacent to |bryning Hall Farm FW  
 Rossall PointArctic Skua1 E watch 1400-​1600 dfw  
  Shelduck2 E    
  Gannet272x2y1E, 5W, offshore 1N, 20 S    
  Common Scoter5+      
  Manx Shearwater3 Distant N    
  Cormorant1 Kingscar    
  Kittiwake2 E    
 Blackpool AirportWhinchat8 On rough grass viewed from LSANR Ash Baines  
 St Annes Old LinksWhinchat2   Ash Baines  
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveGrasshopper Warbler1   Ash Baines  
  Willow Warbler1      
 Stanley ParkWillow Warbler2 Singing, stump circle trees, behind boathouse TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
  Stock Dove1      
 NorbreckWheatear1 Grass verge east side of prom, then to cliff's grassland DJM  
3rd May
 StaynallWhimbrel21 Roost count Jol  
 Ridge FarmLesser Whitethroat1 singing Paul Ellis  
 Fluke HallWheatear1   Paul Ellis  
  Whitethroat2 singing car park hedge and brambles    
 FleetwoodPeregrine1   Paul Ellis  
 Knott End Golf CourseWhitethroat1 singing west side Paul Ellis  
  Willow Warbler1 singing west side    
 Knott EndEider8 river mouth Paul Ellis  
 Pilling LaneSiskin31m, 2fBeach Road feeders Paul Ellis  
 Cocker's DykeSedge Warbler1 singing Seafield Paul Ellis  
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing Seafield    
  Whimbrel4 saltmarsh    
 Pilling Lane EndsReed Warbler1 singing west pool Paul Ellis  
  Blackcap2 singing    
  Willow Warbler2 singing    
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
  Swallow50 over at dusk    
  Little Grebe1 singing west pool    
 Pilling MarshWhimbrel68 roost count Paul Ellis  
  Eider43m, 1f     
  Pink-​footed Goose9      
  Little Egret7      
 Blackpool North ShoreWheatear1     
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe73 ads2 pools. 2 ads + 4 young, ad TS  
  Great Black-​backed Gull1adCentral green    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2625 ads, 2nd.w.Central pool/greens    
  Herring Gull175+ Central pool/greens    
  Bullfinch1 Calling, east side of crossing path    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1+ 1 drumming, east side of crossing path, later 1 east over crossing path    
  Buzzard1 Perched near east side of crossing path    
  Stock Dove2 Central rough    
  Reed Bunting2mWest side pool, SE pit    
  Reed Warbler1 Singing, west side pool    
  Cetti's Warbler2 Singing, SW pit, near SE pit    
  Whitethroat2 Waste compound, near SE pit    
  Willow Warbler3 Singing    
  Swallow1 SW area    
 Marton MereSedge Warbler1   TS  
  Willow Warbler1      
  Sand Martin3      
  Shoveler2m, f     
  Teal2m, f     
  Little Grebe1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2ads     
  Oystercatcher1 Pool    
  Buzzard1 Pylon/east fields    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1mNE corner    
  Fox1 By NW gate    
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundWillow Warbler1 Singing, old tip road west bend scrub TS  
  Whitethroat1 East end    
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Grey Wagtail1 Collecting food, SE lake    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
 Marton MereSwift2 West side of mere  Steve Swift  
 Starr GateIceland Gull1juvenileon the beach north of Starr Gate 08:40 -​ 0910 then flew north F Bird / S Conroy.  
 The HeadsWhinchat1MaleMuck heaps field AC  
  Mistle Thrush2 Running, & jumping up catching St Mark's flies    
  Sedge Warbler1 Singing     
 CleveleysRed-​throated Diver1 At Rossall Beach by the Cafe at 3 pm D. Moreton  
 Thurnham HallTawny Owl2 One with prey in bill 1045hrs J Wood  
 Jeremy LaneWhite Wagtail6   AC  
  Sedge Warbler1 Singing     
 Dam SideWhimbrel8   AC  
  House Martin40 Feeding around the water treatment plant    
 Cuddy HillRuff1 Flood   
  Little Ringed Plover2 Flood    
  Lapwing5 Flood    
  Snipe3 Flood    
  Wood Sandpiper1      
2nd May
 Green Dick's LaneWhimbrel88 nr Adkinsons Wood Bob Danson  
 New Ridge FarmLesser Whitethroat1 singing Paul Ellis  
  Song Thrush2      
  Lapwing 7 juvs     
 Pilling MarshEider6   Paul Ellis  
  Pink-​footed Goose8      
  Skylark6 plus, 3 singing at once    
 Fluke Hall LaneWheatear1   Paul Ellis  
 Fluke HallBlackcap4 singing Paul Ellis  
  Willow Warbler3 singing    
  Chiffchaff2 singing    
  Treecreeper1 collecting food    
  Long-​tailed Tit2 one collecting nest material    
  Starling1 feeding young in tree hole nest    
 Cocker's DykeWhinchat1female  Paul Ellis  
  Whimbrel2 marsh    
  Wheatear2 sea wall    
 PeelWhinchat1 on fence next to ploughed field peel road Frank Bird  
 Staining NookWillow Tit1 Probably calling, NW corner. Didn't get close or see it. TS  
 Marton MereHouse Martin4   TS  
  Song Thrush3 Singing    
  Buzzard1 Pylon    
  Oystercatcher1 SE field    
  Gadwall1mMain dyke    
  Canada Goose13+ads + 11 young     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLesser Whitethroat1 Waste compound/SW pit TS  
  Whitethroat3 2 waste compound/SW pit, 1 central scrub    
  Willow Warbler1 Singing by NW corner pond    
  Reed Warbler1 Singing, west side pool    
  Reed Bunting1mWest side pool    
  Swallow8 Over SW area    
  Greenfinch2m, fNW corner    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Drumming, east side of crossing path    
  Song Thrush1 Singing, east side of crossing path    
 Conder GreenKnotc400 pool at high tide   
 Conder GreenGreenshank2 Pool J Wood  
  Common Sandpiper1 Pool    
 Warton HallWhite Wagtail2 On ploughed field , Lodge lane . DS  
 Cuddy HillYellow Wagtail1 On flood DS  
  Wood Sandpiper1 On flood then flushed flew off calling .    
  Whimbrel1 On flood    
  Snipe2 On flood .    
 GalgateWillow Warbler1mMixed singer using Chiffchaff notes   
 Conder GreenReed Warbler1msinging on approach to Mill at Conder Green in SD45S   
 ThurnhamKingfisher1 heard on Conder from canal towpath   
  Goosander1fwith Mallard on canal    
 Marton MereGrasshopper Warbler1 heard singing briefly from embankment 10.30 Ellen Pemberton  
  Reed Warbler6+      
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing north of scrape 11.30    
  Willow Warbler5+      
  Sand Martin5 north 11.50    
  Stock Dove2 barn roof    
  Tufted Duck3      
  Fox1 walked across path on embankment 11.00    
 CatforthSwallow5 On wires south of village  Stu Milne  
 FleetwoodWillow Warbler1 In garden Ullswater Avenue 07.30 to 07.50 KG  
  Swallow3 North over garden     
 NorbreckWheatear1   DJM  
 Lytham MarshSwallow6+ Flying low towards creek SM  
  Meadow Pipit4+ Soaring and dropping into long grasses    
  Shelduck2M&FDabbling in mud on creek at low water (Lytham Quays)    
  Black-​tailed Godwit6M&FFlew over and landed on mud bank of creek    
  Redshank3 Creek mud bank    
  Dunlin6M&FCreek mud bank    
  Whitethroat1 Singing from top of tree Lytham Quays    
  Oystercatcher6+ Creek mud bank and marsh opposite. Very vocal    
 Stanley ParkGarden Warbler1 Still, stump circle trees TS  
  Treecreeper1 Stump circle trees    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Tufted Duck43m     
 Salisbury WoodlandRing-​necked Parakeet1   TS  
  Stock Dove1      
 Marton MereSwift2   TS  
  Sedge Warbler3 Embankment reeds    
  Little Grebe2      
 Staining NookHouse Martin2 Over the field to the SE TS  
 Newton MarshLesser Whitethroat1Ad MSinging in the bushes between planted field and business park   
  Blackcap2Ad MFeeding in tree byentrance to the business park    
  Whitethroat1Ad MSinging from tress on left of the road opposite entrance pool    
  Little Ringed Plover1      
  Avocet7+ Inc 1 fledgling    
 Anchorsholme ParkLinnet2 Female collecting nest material DJM  
1st May
 Preesall FlashesCetti's Warbler2 singing    
  Lesser Whitethroat2 singing     
  Reed Warbler1 singing     
  Sedge Warbler2 singing     
  Willow Warbler1 singing     
  Chiffchaff2 one singing     
  Blackcap1 singing     
  Great Crested Grebe1      
 Bourbles PitsWillow Warbler1 singing Lodge Lane Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Sand Martin1      
 Pilling LaneGrey Wagtail2m , fHi Fly poultry pens Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Sedge Warbler1 singing ditch along Tongues Lane    
 The HeadsWhimbrel8   Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Blackcap1 singing    
  Whitethroat2 singing    
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 drumming    
  Sedge Warbler2 singing    
 Height o' th' HillWheatear4   Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Whimbrel27 on fields    
 Newton MarshLesser Whitethroat1Ad MSinging and occasionally showing well in bushes between planted field and business park  Neil Fox  
  Little Ringed Plover1Ad     
  Black-​tailed Godwit       
 BallamYellow Wagtail1mall sightings ploughed field brays road a myo  
  Wheatear63m 3f     
  Pied Wagtail6      
  Red-​legged Partridge2      
 Cuddy HillRinged Plover5     
  Little Ringed Plover1      
 Myerscough QuarryLesser Whitethroat2m    
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Tufted Duck9      
 Anchorsholme ParkWheatear1     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSwift1 Over south end TS  
  Swallow3 SW area    
  Reed Warbler1 Singing, west side pool    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 Singing by NW corner pond    
  Willow Warbler2 Singing    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, pool east of practice field    
  Reed Bunting1mSE pool    
  Oystercatcher1 Green 1    
  Coot10 3 pools. 4 ads & 4 young, ad, ad    
  Tufted Duck1mWest side pool    
  Little Grebe95 ads4 pools. 2 ads + 4 young, ad, ad, ad    
 Conder GreenCommon Tern1 Pool   
  Common Sandpiper1 Pool    
  Greenshank1 Creek    
  Knot30+ Pool    
 GalgateDipper1 Carrying food to nest hole River Conder J Wood  
 PeelYellow Wagtail1 ploughed field Peel roadSD360320Frank Bird  
  White Wagtail10 ploughed field Peel road    
  Pied Wagtail7      
 LythamSong Thrush  carrying food to nest west end of Witch Wood FW  
 Stanley ParkCuckoo1 Calling near stump circle, then flew NW to a golf course copse, 10.20-​30 TS  
  Garden Warbler1 Feeding high up in stump circle trees, also male and female Blackcap    
  Swallow10 Low over SW lake    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
 Marton MereSwallow15+ Low over the mere, 9.30 TS  
  Sand Martin25+      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3ads     
 FrenchwoodGrasshopper Warbler1 Reeling south of the river then over north Richard H  
  Sand Martin10 Many more over the nearby sewage works    
  Swallow5 Ditto    
  Song Thrush3 1 gathering nesting material    
 Avenham ParkGreat Crested Grebe1 Just east of the closed bridge Richard H  
  Mistle Thrush1 Drinking in the exposed pools of the still low Ribble    
  Song Thrush2      
  Mute Swan7Mainly immatures     
 BroadgateCommon Sandpiper1   Richard H  
  Grey Wagtail2      
  House Martin4      
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