Sightings for November 2018

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
19th November
 Knott EndTwite40 Feeding @ Corner of ferry slip AC  
18th November
 St AnnesPeregrine1m  Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
 Lytham MossGreenland White-​fronted Goose1adultwith PinkfeetSD347294Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Pink-​footed Goose3550 on pasture SD347294-​SD347300-​SD361297SD347294   
  Buzzard2  SD347294   
  Kestrel1m SD347294   
  Stonechat2m, f SD347294   
 CatforthNuthatch2     
  Tree Sparrow3      
  Coal Tit3+      
  Jay1      
 Marton MereBittern2+ probably 3 birds seen, one landed by container hide 16.10, 2 flew together from east end 16.45 Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Barn Owl1 between east end and Mere View briefly    
  Starling1100+ roosted by island    
  Cetti's Warbler4 three singing west end, one north reeds    
  Water Rail2 + sw corner    
  Goldeneye1imm male     
  Long-​tailed Tit15      
  Wigeon35      
  Goldcrest1      
  Grey Heron1      
 Todderstaffe HallKestrel1   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 MythopKestrel1   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 PeelKestrel1   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Fairhaven LakeTufted Duck41   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Warton MarshWater Pipit1 photographed on post Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Kingfisher1      
  Hen Harrier1male14.15 -​ 14.45 at least    
  unidentified Water Pipit or Rock Pipit4 flying about calling    
  Sparrowhawk2      
  Merlin1 following Hen Harrier    
  Marsh Harrier2 plus at least 4 on south side    
  Great White Egret2      
  Kestrel2      
  Stock Dove16      
  Snipe6      
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Fairhaven DunesCrossbill3 east (1@ 08.10, 2@ 08.22) Good views of two Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Brambling5 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Siskin4 east 7.40 -​ 09.30    
  Tree Sparrow1 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Woodpigeon1064 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Redwing23 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Chaffinch64 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Starling103 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Reed Bunting8 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Linnet6 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Meadow Pipit10 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Fieldfare7 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Greenfinch23 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Mistle Thrush4 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Skylark1 heard 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Song Thrush1 east 07.40 -​ 09.30    
  Peregrine1 over shore, attacked Wood Pigeon and removed feathers but woodie escaped    
  Snipe4 over saltmarsh    
  Goldcrest2 in bushes    
  Pink-​footed Goose200 over north    
  Cormorant135 on beach    
 Stanley ParkMute Swan419 1st.w.  TS  
  Gadwall79      
  Shoveler26      
  Tufted Duck35      
  Common Gull4ads     
 Marton MereLittle Egret1 north over east field  TS  
  Little Grebe2      
  Goldeneye12nd.w.male     
  Wigeon30+      
  Gadwall1      
  Kestrel1      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Snipe4 over east end    
  Lapwing30+ south over east fields    
  Fieldfare2 over NE scrub    
  Greenfinch2      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1mSW feeders    
  Coal Tit1 SW feeders    
  Long-​tailed Tit10+ SW corner    
  Stock Dove4 barn roof    
  Mute Swan2ads     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe1 central east pool TS  
  Gadwall26 2 pools    
  Mallard24 2 pools    
  Tufted Duck3      
  Mute Swan3ads     
  Sparrowhawk1      
 Blackpool ZooTeal86mVillage entrance pool TS  
 Staining NookLapwing1 over SE TS  
 Knott End Golf CourseChaffinch20 south end   
 Preesall Sewage WorksRed-​legged Partridge2     
  Meadow Pipit1      
  Pied Wagtail10      
  Teal20 flew northeast    
 Knott EndRedwing2     
  Tree Sparrow9 south end of Hackensall Road    
  Coal Tit1 south end of Hackensall Road    
  Pink-​footed Goose200  SD353479   
  Pied Wagtail2      
 Hackensall HallJay1     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2      
  Nuthatch5      
  Coal Tit1      
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
  Chaffinch5      
  Goldfinch5      
 SaltcotesWhooper Swan27 Cartmell Lane   
 SaltcotesWhooper Swan27 Cartmel Lane FW  
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret15 Left roost between 07.05 and 07.20 FW  
 Preesall ParkCurlew40  SD376471  
 Dam SidePink-​footed Goose120 grass fieldSD407493  
 Horse Park LanePink-​footed Goose800  SD419484  
 Pilling MarshShelduck440     
  Whooper Swan8      
  Little Egret10      
  Skylark25      
  Linnet40 east side    
  Peregrine1adult     
 Pilling Lane EndsChiffchaff1     
  Long-​tailed Tit6      
  Goldcrest1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2      
  Mute Swan4adult and 3 juvenile     
  Moorhen3      
  Black-​tailed Godwit2 field to west    
 Stake PoolJay1     
 CarletonSparrowhawk1MaleIn our garden P Guy  
  Jay1 Fly through garden with a Carrion Crow    
  Long-​tailed Tit4 in garden on feeders    
  Blue Tit2 In garden on feeders    
  Great Tit2 In garden on feeders    
 Devonshire Rock GardensGoldcrest1   DJM  
  Wren3      
17th November
 MedlarBarn Owl1 Dead on M55 eastbound just east of junction 3 Paul Slade  
 Stanley ParkGadwall81   TS  
  Shoveler35      
  Tufted Duck31      
  Teal1m     
  Great Black-​backed Gull11st.w.     
  Mute Swan399 1st.w.     
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1mError yesterday -​ 2 (m,f), not 3    
  Moorhen21+      
 Knott EndGrey Wagtail1     
 Bispham CliffsEider7     
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Meadow Pipit5      
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Sanderling20      
  Redshank5      
 Blackpool North ShoreTurnstone2     
  Meadow Pipit2      
  Pied Wagtail5      
 Blackpool North PierStarling8000+ roost   
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Black-​headed Gull20      
  Herring Gull30      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1      
 Blackpool Central PierHerring Gull160 to north   
 BlackpoolGrey Wagtail1 Blackpool North Station   
  Pied Wagtail1 Blackpool North Station    
  Peregrine1adult     
 Starr GatePink-​footed Goose48 south. Watch 0800-​1100 L.GLBL S.C. I.W.  
  Shelduck31 21 north, 10 south.    
  Wigeon35 south.    
  Teal25 south.    
  Eider4 south.    
  Common Scoter180      
  Goosander1fem.south.    
  Red-​throated Diver10      
  Great Crested Grebe21      
  Little Egret1 south.    
  Cormorant22 north.    
  Lapwing11 south.    
  Guillemot2      
  Razorbill1      
  Starling51 in off east    
  Fieldfare2 in off east.    
  Snow Bunting1 south 1025.    
 Thurnham HallTreecreeper2   AC  
  Long-​tailed Tit5      
  Goldcrest1+      
 Bank EndPied Wagtail9 Feeding AC  
  Meadow Pipit11 Feeding     
 WrampoolLinnet50   AC  
 Bodie HillLinnet80   AC  
  Merlin1Male     
 Kincraig LakeTeal36     
  Grey Heron2      
 Marton MereGoldcrest2     
  Sparrowhawk2m, f     
  Cetti's Warbler4      
  Pink-​footed Goose25+ Feeding in field north of Mere View    
  Starlingc800 looked to be roosting    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGadwall25 2 pools TS  
  Tufted Duck11 central east pool    
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing, pool east of zoo car park -​ SE corner reeds    
  Goldfinch5      
 Staining NookLittle Egret1 flew quite low SE over the old scrap yard TS  
 Marton MereBullfinch1 bridle path treetops, NE corner. 20 minutes later flew from north central scrub (north of path) to MW scrub TS  
  Coal Tit1 SW feeders    
  Water Rail1 called, N central scrub (N of path)    
 ThistletonRaven1   Paul Slade  
 Lytham MossGreenland White-​fronted Goose1   FB.IW  
  Pink-​footed Goose3800 neck collar VCD,sat collar brown 48 still    
 Warton BankHen Harrier2male ringtailmale showed well at 14,25 but ringtail only briefly andy myo  
  Sparrowhawk2      
  Kestrel1      
  Great White Egret1      
  Marsh Harrier4      
  Buzzard1      
 Church ScarSwallow1 South East Ian Walker  
  Linnet90      
  Pied Wagtail3      
  Meadow Pipit5      
 Savick ParkBullfinch74m, 3f  gg  
  Goldfinch2      
  Greenfinch7 been a good hear hereabouts    
  Jay1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2      
  Nuthatch1      
  Coal Tit2      
 ElswickSparrowhawk2both fem  Stu milne  
  Kestrel2      
  Snipe1      
  Curlew3      
  Gadwall2      
  Teal12      
  Shoveler1m     
  Pink-​footed Goose200+ over    
  Brown Hare1      
  Kingfisher1 on a farmland pond.    
 Knott EndGrey Wagtail1     
 Marton MereLittle Grebe3 From Dragonfly Den hide DJM/CR  
  Goldeneye32f, 1st w mFrom Dragonfly Den hide    
  Wigeon13      
  Teal56      
  Cetti's Warbler3      
  Water Rail3 Mere, pumphouse scrub, Lawson's wetland    
  Reed Bunting3 Lawson's wetland    
  Stoat1 FBC Hide    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1 Feeding station    
  Chaffinch4 Feeding station    
  Fieldfare3 Dropped into N scrub    
  Skylark4+ Individuals heard going over    
  Meadow Pipit3 E together    
 NorbreckWhooper Swan20 Landed on sea at 1045 opposite Norbreck North tramstop Glen Jackson  
 Knott EndTwite31 Feeding @ Corner of ferry slip AC  
16th November
 Knott EndLittle Egret1     
 GalgateGoosander2 flew over   
  Kestrel11st-​winter male     
  Goldcrest1      
  Coal Tit1      
 Marton MereJack Snipe1 over SE corner TS  
  Mute Swan2ads     
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3femsSW feeders    
  Stock Dove4 barn roof    
  Kestrel1      
  Water Rail3 calling    
  Cetti's Warbler2+ singing    
 Stanley ParkMute Swan389 1st.w.  TS  
  Gadwall76      
  Shoveler28      
  Tufted Duck29      
  Cormorant7 at 14.30    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2ads     
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3m, f     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan4ads  TS  
  Gadwall30 2 pools    
  Wigeon1      
  Tufted Duck8      
  Coot37 central east pool    
 Blackpool ZooTeal32mVillage entrance pool TS  
 Staining NookRedwing3+   TS  
  Tree Sparrow4 Mere View    
  Collared Dove5 Mere View    
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Warton BankWater Rail2 Near Wrea Brook outlet -​ approx 100m apart Ian Walker  
  Great White Egret2 Very close on pools at the end of Bank Lane    
  Merlin2      
  Buzzard1      
  Reed Bunting1F     
 Marton MereSparrowhawk2m f  andy myo  
 Marton MereBittern1 in flight in front of bird club hide at 16,15 andy myo  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet2 at feeding station    
  Bullfinch  heard only    
  Redwing4      
 Pilling LaneGrey Wagtail1 pond Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Coal Tit1 + Beach Road    
  Tree Sparrow4 Beach Road    
  Snipe1 over calling at dusk Beach Road    
  Sparrowhawk1mtook a Robin Beach Road    
  Skylark4 flew over Beach Road heading east    
  Pink-​footed Goose250 on fields east of Beach Road SD371493 to SD373494SD373494   
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose3400+   Ric Holmes  
 Starr GateShelduck32 south. Watch 0800-​1100 L.G.B. S.C.  
  Teal1 south.    
  Common Scoter215      
  Red-​throated Diver12 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe24 south.    
  Cormorant11 north.    
  Starling16 in off east.    
 MartonLong-​tailed Tit8 Rosefinch garden feeders -​ quickly passing through NJL  
 MartonRing-​necked Parakeet2 In Rosefinch garden -​ flew east toward LNR & Woodland Wach feeding station NJL  
  Coal Tit1 Rosefinch garden feeders    
  Blue Tit5+ Rosefinch garden feeders    
  Great Tit6+ Rosefinch garden feeders    
  Reed Bunting2m/fRosefinch garden feeders    
  Robin1 Rosefinch garden feeders    
  Dunnock2 Under Rosefinch garden feeders    
  Blackbird5+ Under Rosefinch garden feeders    
  Pheasant1fUnder Rosefinch garden feeders    
  Magpie6+ Rosefinch garden    
  Sparrowhawk1 Over    
 Newton-with-ScalesTawny Owl1 showing in ivy clad hawthorn. Thames street andy myo fb  
  Little Owl1 in ash tree     
  Song Thrush2      
 Marton MereBlackbird30+ Most in pumphouse scrub and bushes on opposite side of Lawson's track DJM  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2 Pumphouse scrub, caravan site    
  Bittern1 Flew from SW bay landed in front of Dragonfly Den 10.35    
  Song Thrush1 Pumphouse scrub    
  Goldcrest1 Pumphouse scrub    
  Chiffchaff1 SW bay willows    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet2 Feeding station    
  Reed Bunting3 2 Lawson's wetland, 1 mere    
 Knott EndTwite80 Feeding @ Corner of ferry slip AC  
 Knott EndCoal Tit2     
  Rock Pipit1 Ferry Slip    
  Reed Bunting2      
15th November
 Green Dick's LaneCurlew40  SD377487  
 WartonGoldcrest1 Church Road Paul Ellis  
  Grey Wagtail1 farm yard Lytham Road    
 SaltcotesWhooper Swan23 on floodSD377285Paul Ellis  
  Grey Heron7 on floodSD377285   
 Cocker's DykeShelduck50     
  Black-​tailed Godwit15      
  Snipe1      
  Linnet40      
  Herring Gull200      
  Dunlin40      
  Black-​headed Gull300      
  Golden Plover50      
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2     
  Redwing1+ Good numbers going over this evening    
  Fieldfare1+ Heard moving over this evening    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan2ads  TS  
  Gadwall25 2 pools    
  Tufted Duck3      
  Wigeon1      
  Coot37 central east pool    
 Marton MereMute Swan2ads  TS  
  Gadwall2      
  Sparrowhawk1f     
  Kestrel1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Stock Dove6 barn roof    
  Coot225+      
 Stanley ParkMute Swan4132 ads, 9 1st.w.Probably 7 1st winters from the mere TS  
  Gadwall78      
  Shoveler28      
  Tufted Duck33      
 Starr GateShelduck7 south. Watch 0800-​1100 L.G.B. S.C.  
  Wigeon2 south.    
  Eider3m.south.    
  Common Scoter130      
  Red-​throated Diver1      
  Great Crested Grebe21 south.    
  Lapwing61 south.    
  Chaffinch5 in off south/east.    
 Marton MereBittern1 Flew west from SE reeds to SW corner midday Marton Mere Volunteers  
  Goldeneye3f     
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3 in Alder above feeders    
  Wigeon56      
  Lapwing8 Scrape    
  Little Grebe2      
  Coal Tit1 Feeders    
 Medlar MarshBullfinch2m f  andy myo  
  Goldcrest1      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Buzzard1      
 Warton BankHen Harrier1ringtail  andy myo fb  
  Merlin1      
  Peregrine1      
  Marsh Harrier4      
  Great White Egret1      
 Wesham MarshYellowhammer2m f  andy myo  
  Fieldfare100      
  Redwing10      
  Greenfinch2      
  Reed Bunting7      
  Tree Sparrow8      
 Knott EndLittle Egret2     
  Rock Pipit1      
  Pheasant1      
 Knott EndTwite77 Feeding & preening on ferry slip AC  
 LaytonStarling7500+ E leaving pier roost in two large flocks with several smaller flocks following later DJM  
14th November
 Knott EndGrey Heron1     
 Marton MereGadwall8   TS  
  Teal83      
  Water Rail1 flew low from east side of pumphouse scrub to west side of MW scrub    
  Sparrowhawk32f, m     
  Kestrel1f     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 over west end scrubs    
  Long-​tailed Tit5+ NE scrub    
  Tree Sparrow5+ Mere View    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3fSW feeders, then flew off west    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGadwall13   TS  
  Wigeon1      
  Tufted Duck7      
 Stanley ParkGadwall75   TS  
  Pochard1m     
  Shoveler24      
  Tufted Duck30      
  Great Black-​backed Gull21st.w. & 3rd.w.     
 Marton MereBittern1 9:50 flew from NW reedbed to 30m west of Heron Hide MM Volunteers  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet3 Woodland Watch hide    
  Kestrel1 On pylon east fields    
 Knott EndBar-​tailed Godwit1464 Preesall Sands   
  Black-​tailed Godwit20      
  Rock Pipit1      
  Sanderling50      
  Little Egret2      
 Marton MereGrey Heron1   Marton Mere Vols WeBS  
  Mute Swan62ad 4juv     
  Wigeon12      
  Gadwall1      
  Teal26      
  Mallard58      
  Shoveler15      
  Little Grebe1      
  Cormorant1      
  Water Rail1 fbc hide    
  Moorhen3      
  Coot246      
  Mediterranean Gull1      
  Woodcock2 n scrub    
  Snipe3      
 Wesham MarshCattle Egret1 at 9,15 on overflow from new houses at south end of marsh and with cattle in near field andy myo  
  Fieldfare100+      
  Sparrowhawk1      
 Knott EndTwite40 Feeding @ Corner of ferry slip AC  
13th November
 Warton HallJay1   Paul Ellis  
 Fluke Hall LaneLittle Egret2     
 Marton MereBittern1 11.45 NW corner DF.  
  Redwing2      
  Wigeon3      
 Marton MereGoosander31mflew in from the east to the west end of the mere, brief stay TS  
  Teal80+      
  Kestrel2m, fbarn south ledges    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Stock Dove1      
  Cetti's Warbler2 singing    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGadwall20   TS  
  Tufted Duck9      
  Coot38 central east pool    
 Stanley ParkGadwall75   TS  
  Pochard1m     
  Shoveler28      
  Tufted Duck25      
  Great Black-​backed Gull11st.w.     
  Cormorant10 at 15.00    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
 Head Dyke LanePink-​footed Goose600 grass fieldSD390468  
  Kestrel1  SD385471   
 Pilling LaneSong Thrush1     
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Common Gull10      
 Fluke HallShelduck100     
  Little Egret2      
  Skylark2      
  Herring Gull150      
  Black-​tailed Godwit30      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  hybrid Shelduck x Ruddy Shelduck1male SD383500   
 Cocker's DykeRock Pipit1     
  Pink-​footed Goose200 grass fieldSD373495   
  Black-​tailed Godwit50      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Shelduck100      
  Dunlin40      
  Golden Plover160      
  Reed Bunting1      
  hybrid Shelduck x Ruddy Shelduck1male     
 Ridge FarmGrey Wagtail1     
  Buzzard1      
  Pied Wagtail3      
  Stock Dove4      
  Skylark25  SD386499   
  Pink-​footed Goose40  SD388498   
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
  Tree Sparrow4      
  Reed Bunting1      
  Meadow Pipit12      
  Little Egret2 fieldSD386494   
  Black-​tailed Godwit5      
  Mallard180      
  Greenfinch1      
 Nateby HallJay4 Flew across road together at 09.35 P Guy  
 Warton BankHen Harrier1malewarton marsh at 15,40 andy myo  
  Great White Egret1      
  Merlin1      
  Marsh Harrier6      
 WeshamRed Admiral1 in my garden on hebe andy myo  
 Knott EndTwite24 Ferry slip late afternoon  AC  
  Turnstone7      
  Pied Wagtail3      
 Eagland HillWhooper Swan110 in field off Bradshaw lane@ 11.30 B Wood  
 Pilling HallShoveler41 M  AC  
  Tufted Duck1      
 New Ridge FarmStonechat1   AC  
  Long-​tailed Tit15      
  Skylark11      
  Meadow Pipit5      
 Preesall FlashesGreat Spotted Woodpecker1   AC  
  Blackbird30      
  Redwing7      
  Long-​tailed Tit9      
  Pied Wagtail3      
 Newton-with-ScalesBullfinch1mthames street andy myo  
  Greenfinch6      
  Blackcap1m     
  Redwing7      
  Song Thrush1      
  Grey Wagtail2      
 Devonshire Rock GardensGreat Spotted Woodpecker1   DJM  
  Goldcrest4      
  Blackbird15      
  Long-​tailed Tit4+      
12th November
 WartonGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 flew out of a ditch on Lodge Lane Paul Ellis  
  Kestrel2 1m Carr Lane, 1 Lytham Road    
  Reed Bunting1 Lodge Lane    
 Warton HallWhooper Swan28 Lodge lane . DS  
 Newton MarshJack Snipe1 1 flushed near the entrance to the water treatment works. DS  
  Snipe1 1 flushed .    
 Marton MereOtter1 keeping to the centre, south of NE hide, 11.00-​07 TS  
  Whooper Swan2adsover low south    
  Mute Swan92 ads + 7 1st.w.first sighting of 7th 1st.w. in months    
  Stonechat2m, fembankment reeds    
  Goldeneye1f     
  Gadwall5      
  Tufted Duck5      
  Teal63      
  Buzzard1      
  Skylark2 over east fields    
  Mistle Thrush2 south over east field    
  Pied Wagtail2 east over caravan site    
  Pheasant12m + 11 fbarn field    
 Stanley ParkGadwall74   TS  
  Shoveler23      
  Cormorant8 at 14.30    
  Mute Swan342 1st.w.     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Common Gull1ad     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGadwall30 21 central east pool TS  
  Wigeon1      
  Tufted Duck3      
  Mute Swan2ads     
  Reed Bunting2 central east pool    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 over SE    
  Water Rail1 calling, NW corner pond    
 Blackpool ZooTeal54mVillage entrance pool TS  
 StainingFieldfare75+ over SW, fields east of McColl's shop   
  Buzzard1 over Avenham Wood, to the east    
  Kestrel1f     
  Cormorant8 pond NE of shop    
  Song Thrush1      
 Blackpool North ShoreGoldfinch22 seawall, unusual   
  Peregrine2      
 Gynn GardensSong Thrush2 migrants   
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Bank EndPied Wagtail11   AC  
  Meadow Pipit5      
 Knott EndRock Pipit1 Ferry slip AC  
 Devonshire Rock GardensMagpie40+ Coming in to roost in the Butterfly Zone at dusk, still more arriving as I left DJM  
 Stanley ParkBlackbird1   New Langdale Volunteers  
  Black-​headed Gull50      
  Blue Tit1      
  Canada Goose1      
  Chaffinch2      
  Coot16      
  Cormorant3      
  Carrion Crow1      
  Gadwall49      
  Great Tit2      
  Herring Gull50      
  Magpie3      
  Mallard57      
  Moorhen3      
  Mute Swan21      
  Pochard1      
  Robin1      
  Shoveler8      
  Tufted Duck13      
 ThurnhamWhooper Swan301271 ad, 30 juvon pasture off Moss Lane J Scragg  
  Black Swan1      
  Mute Swan51      
  Fieldfare40      
 Jeremy LaneWhooper Swan53 ad, 2 juvon pasture J Scragg  
  Mute Swan66      
 Bodie HillGolden Ploverc400 on marsh at high tide J Scragg  
  Lapwingc500 on marsh at high tide    
 Glasson BasinGreat Crested Grebe1   J Scragg  
  Cormorant4      
  Tufted Duck6      
 Glasson MarshWigeonc50   J Scragg  
  Cormorant5      
  Buzzard1      
  Merlin1juvon log on marsh    
  Black-​tailed Godwit7      
  Dunlin10      
  Great Black-​backed Gull12      
 CockerhamSparrowhawk1   J Scragg  
 Conder GreenTealc150   J Scragg  
  Little Grebe6 3 pool, 3 creek    
  Oystercatcher2      
  Curlew2      
  Snipe1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit4      
 BraidesKestrel1   J Scragg  
  Curlew220 on ploughed fields    
  Golden Plover1100 on ploughed fields    
  Lapwingc750 on ploughed fields    
  Redshank6 on ploughed fields    
  Pied Wagtailc10      
  Skylarkc20      
  Linnetc30      
 Bradshaw Lane HeadWhooper Swan9768 ad, 29 juvon potato fieldSD423453J Scragg  
  Whooper Swan2215 ad, 7 juvon pastureSD417455   
 Eagland HillLittle Owl1   J Scragg  
  Tree Sparrow9      
 Pilling MarshMute Swan2   J Scragg  
  Pink-​footed Goosec50      
  Pintail62      
  Little Egret5      
  Buzzard2      
  Kestrel1fem     
  Peregrine2fem, juv     
  Merlin1 distantly to east    
  Dunlinc25      
  Black-​tailed Godwitc30      
  Skylarkc20 on marsh    
  Linnetc80 on marsh    
 Dam SidePink-​footed Goosec150 Backsand's Lane J Scragg  
  Curlew16      
 Fluke HallPink-​footed Goose27 west J Scragg  
  Shelduckc600      
  Little Egret1      
  Merlin1maleeast along marsh    
  Dunlinc3000 distantly on Preesall Sands    
  Golden Plover1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit6      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1 eating dead Bottle-​nosed Dolphin on sands off car park    
  Woodpigeon26 west    
  Linnetc20 on marsh    
  Skylark1      
  Grey Wagtail1 pond in woods    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 woods    
  Nuthatch1 woods    
  Goldcrest1 woods    
  Long-​tailed Titc15 woods    
  Chaffinchc20 woods    
  Greenfinch2 woods    
 PreesallPink-​footed Goosec150 on pasture west of Burned House Lane J Scragg  
 StalminePink-​footed Goosec2000 on pasture west of Hall Gate Lane J Scragg  
 Marton MereCoal Tit1 Feeding station DJM/CR  
  Fieldfarec80 W    
  Redshank1 Heard only    
  Kestrel2      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Cootc200      
  Cetti's Warbler4      
  Water Rail1      
  Cormorant1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
  Greenfinch3 Over N scrub    
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1 Heard near Feeding station    
  Little Egret1 NE    
  Stonechat1 Embankment reeds    
 Freckleton Naze PointFieldfare100+   andy myo  
  Redwing6      
  Song Thrush2      
 Warton BankHen Harrier2male ringtailboth showing well  andy myo  
  Marsh Harrier5      
  Merlin1      
  Sparrowhawk2      
  Great White Egret1      
 CarletonCoal Tit4 Coming to feeders in garden and hiding sunflower hearts in amongst the moss on the side of our pond. P Guy  
 Knott EndTwite56 base of slipway   
  Pied Wagtail9 slipway    
  Black-​tailed Godwit57      
  Little Egret3      
  Turnstone2      
  Ringed Plover26      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit250      
  Curlew180      
  Sanderling200      
  Dunlin350      
  Rock Pipit1 slipway    
  Redwing1 over    
11th November
 Fluke HallShelduck35 WeBS Count. L.G.B.  
  Wigeon6      
  Little Egret5      
  Oystercatcher360      
  Lapwing125      
  Grey Plover125      
  Knot400      
  Dunlin260      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit116      
  Redshank55      
 Pilling Lane EndsWhooper Swan7ads.WeBS Count. L.G.B.  
  Pink-​footed Goose227      
  Shelduck547      
  Wigeon370      
  Pintail228      
  Teal260      
  Red-​breasted Merganser3      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Little Egret6      
  Cormorant4      
  Lapwing800      
  Golden Plover25      
  Curlew130      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit54      
  Black-​tailed Godwit41      
  Knot220      
  Dunlin300      
  Redshank116      
  Raven2 non WeBS    
  Skylark80 non WeBS    
  Linnet75 non WeBS    
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose2200 450 north end 800 west 950 east of radar station.sat collars brown 48 white 12 Frank Bird  
  Stonechat6      
 Knott EndTwite25   PGS/PE/DH  
 CrimblesPink-​footed Goose100+ on pasture north of stablesSD493495PGS/PE/DH  
 Pilling MarshMerlin1fem / 1st w  PGS/PE/DH  
 PillingPink-​footed Goose500 On pasture south of Kentucky FarmSD443461PGS/PE/DH  
 Eagland HillPink-​footed Goose600 South of New Lane on pastureSD432439PGS/PE/DH  
  Redwing2      
 Bradshaw Lane HeadWhooper Swan132   PGS/PE/DH  
 PreesallPink-​footed Goose880 On pasture west of Burned House LaneS376471PGS/PE/DH  
  Mistle Thrush1 Burned House Lane    
 StalminePink-​footed Goose500 Grange Lane, on pastureSD367454PGS/PE/DH  
  Pink-​footed Goose150 On pasture west of A588SD370458   
 Barnaby's SandsLapwing280   PGS/PE/DH/WEBS  
  Linnet15      
  Wigeon122      
  Shelduck122      
  Merlin1male     
  Kestrel1      
  Little Egret1      
 Pilling Lane EndsPink-​footed Goose13748 IGC.  N. Godden, J. Roberts  
 The HeadsCurlew17   PGS/PE/DH/WEBS  
  Redwing1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Linnet30      
 Fleetwood MarshWigeon46   PGS/PE/DH/WEBS  
  Mallard24      
  Teal18      
  Grey Heron3      
  Redshank44      
  Black-​headed Gull10      
  Herring Gull2      
  Shelduck2      
  Curlew1      
 Arm HillReed Bunting2   PGS/PE/DH/WEBS  
  Shelduck37      
  Red-​breasted Merganser1male     
  Black-​tailed Godwit76      
  Teal715      
  Turnstone4      
  Snipe9      
  unidentified Water Pipit or Rock Pipit2+      
  Lapwing430      
  Oystercatcher422      
  Wigeon21      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
  Redshank52      
  Cormorant2      
  Dunlin7      
  Mallard2      
  Black-​headed Gull9      
  Herring Gull1      
 Agglebys PitSnipe4   PGS/PE/DH/WEBS  
  Stock Dove19      
  Redshank6      
  Herring Gull1      
  Skylark90      
  Curlew19      
  Linnet25      
  Moorhen12      
  Kestrel1      
  Greylag Goose3      
  Mallard8      
  Black-​headed Gull70      
  Common Gull3      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
  Reed Bunting3      
 Height o' th' HillLapwing330   PGS/PE/DH  
  Pink-​footed Goose150 on pastureSD359444   
  Mistle Thrush1      
 Wardley's CreekRedshank95   PGS/PE/DH/WEBS  
  Curlew11      
  Turnstone14      
  Greenshank4      
  Lapwing725      
  Oystercatcher4      
  Dunlin5      
  Cormorant3      
  Grey Heron2      
  Little Egret3      
  Mallard60      
  Teal11      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull30      
  Black-​headed Gull28      
  Common Gull2      
  Herring Gull7      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Little Grebe1 roadside pond    
  Moorhen1 roadside pond    
  Mute Swan2 roadside pond    
  Fieldfare4      
 Shard BridgeMallard41   PGS/PE/DH/WEBS  
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Redshank63      
  Common Gull2      
  Black-​headed Gull5      
  Curlew1      
  Lapwing520      
  Grey Heron2      
  Little Egret4      
  Snipe2      
 Skippool CreekChaffinch9   PGS/PE/DH/WEBS  
  Dunlin113      
  Curlew124      
  Mallard43      
  Cormorant2      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Black-​headed Gull49      
  Moorhen2      
  Redshank19      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull8      
  Golden Plover14      
  Greenshank1      
  Herring Gull43      
  Common Gull7      
  Lapwing990      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit8      
  Kingfisher1      
 Ramper PotPink-​footed Goose55 on pastureSD358424PGS/PE/DH/WEBS  
  Whooper Swan9 on pastureSD358424   
  Dunlin1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Black-​headed Gull2      
  Reed Bunting2      
  Curlew19      
  Turnstone7      
  Oystercatcher11      
  Shelduck6      
  Black-​tailed Godwit21      
  Little Egret2      
  Redshank69      
  Lapwing41      
  Teal2      
  Mallard11      
  unidentified Water Pipit or Rock Pipit1      
 Poulton-le-FyldeTawny Owl1 calling Carr Head Lane 07.45 Paul Slade/Paul Ellis/DH  
 Marton MereCoal Tit1 SW feeders TS  
 Stanley ParkPochard1m  TS  
  Gadwall75      
  Shoveler22      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe1   TS  
  Gadwall27 23 central east pool    
  Tufted Duck3      
  Coot39 central east pool    
  Cetti's Warbler1 calling, pool east of zoo car park    
 Preesall FlashesFieldfare1   AC  
  Redwing5      
  Blackbird11      
 Knott EndGreenfinch1 On my feeders, a garden mega AC  
 Kincraig LakeTeal23     
  Mute Swan2 One ringed Stanley Park 2014, now minus Darvic    
 Shard BridgeLapwing160     
 NorcrossKestrel1  SD339413  
 StalminePink-​footed Goose400  SD371457  
 FleetwoodFeral Pigeon50     
 CleveleysMallard60 Victoria Road duckpond   
 Preesall ParkPink-​footed Goose400 grass fieldSD370466  
 Mains HallCurlew90  SD367404  
 Rossall PointTurnstone18     
  Sanderling5      
  Ringed Plover4      
 Fleetwood Golf CourseStonechat2male and female13th tee   
  Mute Swan1juvenilepond    
  Moorhen7 pond    
  Coot1 pond    
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Herring Gull40      
  Pied Wagtail4      
  Linnet12      
 Larkholme GrasslandsGrey Wagtail1 north end   
  Linnet35 north end    
  Pied Wagtail3      
 Fleetwood Marine LakesBlack-​headed Gull20     
  Turnstone150      
  Goldeneye1female/juvenile male     
  Red-​breasted Merganser1female/juvenile male     
  Redshank10      
 Mount ParkMistle Thrush1     
  Greenfinch3      
  Great Tit1      
 Fleetwood DockBuzzard1     
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Feral Pigeon40      
 Pilling LanePink-​footed Goose200 in coastal fields west of Beach Road SD364490 Kinta Beaver  
 Knott EndTurnstone8 at jetty Kinta Beaver  
  Twite4 at jetty    
 Fairhaven LakeMute Swan5   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Canada Goose2      
  Mallard44      
  Tufted Duck21      
  Cormorant2      
  Moorhen6      
  Coot27      
  Oystercatcher4      
 Fairhaven BeachShelduck171   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Eider12      
  Cormorant21      
  Little Egret13      
  Grey Heron2      
  Oystercatcher1600      
  Knot837      
  Sanderling194      
  Dunlin472      
  Black-​tailed Godwit13      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit180      
  Curlew132      
  Redshank326      
 Church ScarLittle Egret2   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Grey Heron3      
  Oystercatcher480      
  Knot6      
  Dunlin79      
  Black-​tailed Godwit3      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit24      
  Curlew3      
  Redshank57      
  Turnstone129      
 Lytham JettyShelduck284   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Teal280      
  Mallard13      
  Pintail962      
  Cormorant13      
  Little Egret5      
  Grey Heron3      
  Oystercatcher264      
  Knot460      
  Dunlin73      
  Black-​tailed Godwit39      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit54      
  Curlew12      
  Redshank230      
  Turnstone1      
 Lytham QuaysWigeon880   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Teal686      
  Mallard6      
  Black-​tailed Godwit7      
  Curlew4      
  Redshank71      
 Warton BankHen Harrier2m ringtailgood views of both birds. mj with equably good views from lytham quays andy myo gw  
  Great White Egret1      
  Marsh Harrier3      
 Wesham MarshKingfisher1mdawdales pond east of marsh andy myo  
  Tree Sparrow20      
  Reed Bunting2      
  Greenfinch1      
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret4 Left roost 07.03 to 07.08 FW  
 Pilling LanePied Wagtail1     
 Cocker's DykePink-​footed Goose7150 roost   
  Twite6 flew west    
  Meadow Pipit1      
  hybrid Shelduck x Australian Shelduck1male     
  Shelduck180      
  Black-​tailed Godwit147      
  Dunlin100      
  Whooper Swan2 flew over    
  Golden Plover150      
  Lapwing200      
  Black-​headed Gull500      
  Little Egret2      
  Snipe6      
  Robin2      
  Wren1      
 Knott EndTwite45 east end of Esplanade   
  Shelduck86      
  Eider2male and female     
10th November
 Knott EndRock Pipit1 Esplande saltmash Paul Ellis / Dave Hall  
 Starr GateShelduck14 south. Watch 0830-​ 1100. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Wigeon14 south.    
  Pintail1 south.    
  Common Scoter150      
  Great Crested Grebe3      
  Gannet1juv.south.    
  Little Egret1 south.    
  Kittiwake14ads.south.    
  Guillemot1      
 CockersandWhooper Swan100 Moss Lane   
  Pink-​footed Goose200 Moss Lane    
 Knott EndTwite25     
  Turnstone12      
  Eider22 males     
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret8 left roost 06.57 to 07.10 FW  
 Preesall HillMistle Thrush1     
 StalminePink-​footed Goose200  SD370458  
  Curlew35  SD372458   
 Mythop GrangeBarn Owl1  SD359347  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGoldeneye1fpool east of zoo car park TS  
  Water Rail1 calling, NW corner pond    
 Blackpool ZooTeal54m, fVillage entrance pool TS  
 Marton MereTeal65+   TS  
  Tufted Duck5      
  Pink-​footed Goose500+ east field/SE field    
  Redwing7 east over NE scrub    
 Stanley ParkTeal1f  TS  
  Gadwall76      
  Shoveler24      
  Tufted Duck27      
  Great Crested Grebe1ad     
  Cormorant10 at 13.30    
  Great Black-​backed Gull21st.w. & 3rd.w.     
 Mount ParkGoldcrest1     
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Song Thrush1      
 Fleetwood PromenadeTwitec35 Landed briefly on Marine Splash building   
  Grey Wagtail1+      
 Blackpool South ShoreBuzzard1 over Hawes Side Lane/Yeadon Way Maurice/Ellen  
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose3000+ In field by Cypress Point Maurice/Ellen  
 Marton MereStonechat2male/femalein reeds at east end of mere Maurice/Ellen  
  Coal Tit1 Woodland Watch    
  Sparrowhawk2      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Water Rail1      
  Pink-​footed Goose150+ on east field    
 Starr HillsWoodcock1 flushed from dunes Frank Bird  
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose1800 neck collar TXT,white sat collar no unread, orange leg pinkfoot Frank Bird  
 Cocker's DykeMediterranean Gull1ad wunringed  Paul Ellis / Dave Hall  
  Golden Plover280 to west on edge of saltmarsh    
 Conder GreenGreenshank3 at pool Paul Ellis / Dave Hall  
  Little Grebe3 2 pool, 1 creek    
 Eagland HillGreenland White-​fronted Goose1adwith pinkfeet on arable SD422443Paul Ellis / Dave Hall  
  Pink-​footed Goose2000 on arable. Collar VPB and sat collared bird.SD422443   
  Kestrel2      
  Yellowhammer1m     
  Stock Dove37      
  Whooper Swan133 on potatoesSD424453   
  Pink-​footed Goose320 North of New LaneSD441459   
 Warton BankHen Harrier1ringtailon warton marsh at 15,10 to 15,25 then crossed to south side andy myo  
  Long-​tailed Tit12      
 CockerhamWhooper Swan22 Hillam Lane  AC  
 ThurnhamWhooper Swan298 Moss Lane Fields AC  
  Black Swan1      
 Warton BankAvocet12 in river channel and in flight andy myo  
  Merlin1      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Marsh Harrier3      
  Great White Egret1      
 Knott EndPintail11 flew east   
  Reed Bunting1male     
  Rock Pipit2      
 Knott EndTwite60 Mobile between Esplanade and Ferry slip AC  
9th November
 Rossall PointHen Harrier1fAt high tide. Flew south JB  
 Starr GateShelduck8 south. Watch 0800-​1030 L.G.B. S.C.  
  Wigeon3 south.    
  Eider2      
  Common Scoter180      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Gannet1juv.south.    
  Lapwing37 south.    
 Blackpool CentralGrey Wagtail2 Coleridge Road   
 Gynn GardensGrey Wagtail1     
 Cocker's DykeRed-​breasted Merganser1 then flew east   
  Skylark1      
  Twite5      
  Shelduck23      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
  Dunlin250      
  Curlew1      
  Little Egret1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull9      
  Redshank3      
  Greenshank1      
  Herring Gull12      
  Common Gull3      
  Black-​headed Gull15      
  Black-​tailed Godwit6      
 Knott EndRock Pipit3 east end   
  Curlew27 fields south of library    
  Lapwing55 fields south of library    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Twite22      
  Turnstone3 slipway    
  Herring Gull27      
  Black-​headed Gull5      
  Oystercatcher315      
  Dunlin320      
  Redshank6      
  Little Egret4      
  Grey Heron1      
  Grey Plover49      
  Common Gull1      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
  Sanderling114      
 Pilling LaneKestrel1 west end   
  Curlew50  SD371490   
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Herring Gull3      
  Black-​headed Gull2      
 Staining NookWhite-​fronted Goose1 over north, calling TS  
  Pink-​footed Goose9 with the White-​front    
  Redwing6      
  Oystercatcher2 NE over Mere View    
 Marton MereTeal80+   TS  
  Coot225+ acting like an Otter was about    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 SW field    
  Stock Dove11 flew SE from the barn roof    
  Kestrel1      
  Buzzard1 north over Kipling/SW fields    
  Lapwing40+ circled over SW corner    
 Blackpool ZooWater Rail1 calling, Village entrance pool TS  
 Stanley ParkGadwall82   TS  
  Shoveler22      
  Tufted Duck22      
  Great Crested Grebe1ad     
  Cormorant9 at 14.30    
  Mute Swan342 1st.w.     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1f     
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose6000 fields east of Radar Station  Frank Bird  
  Barnacle Goose2      
 Lytham MossWhooper Swan32adult/1 JuvIn potato field opposite RadarStation John S  
  Pink-​footed Goose3000+ Field next to the allotments    
 Warton BankHen Harrier1ringtailsouth side at 11,55 may have been on our side but not up long enough to be sure andy myo  
  Marsh Harrier4      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Kestrel1m     
 MartonBlue Tit6+ Rosefinch garden feeders  NJL  
  Great Tit5+ Rosefinch garden feeders     
  Coal Tit2 Rosefinch garden feeders     
  Long-​tailed Tit10 Rosefinch feeders -​ passing through     
  Robin1 Rosefinch garden feeders     
  Dunnock2 Under Rosefinch garden feeders     
  Blackbird2 Under Rosefinch garden feeders     
  Magpie6 Making a nuisance!    
  Wren1 Rosefinch garden    
  Reed Bunting32f/1mRosefinch garden feeders     
  Sparrowhawk1 Over    
  Grey Squirrel1 Rosefinch garden    
 WinmarleighGoldcrest1 In garden 8.10am  DKF  
 Knott EndLittle Egret1     
8th November
 Knott EndRock Pipit2     
 Knott EndTwite26 base of slipway   
  Turnstone3      
  Black-​tailed Godwit3      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Starling1000 flew east    
 Starr GateShelduck3 south. Watch 0745-​1100. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Wigeon21 south.    
  Eider1 south.    
  Common Scoter210      
  Red-​breasted Merganser1fem.north.    
  Red-​throated Diver1 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Starling63 small paties in ff s/east.    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGadwall26 20 central east pool TS  
  Wigeon1 central east pool    
  Tufted Duck5 central east pool    
  Cormorant1 central east pool    
  Coot36 central east pool    
  Mute Swan4ads     
  Pink-​footed Goose86 over SE    
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing, pool SE of zoo car park -​ NE corner reeds    
 Stanley ParkPochard1m  TS  
  Gadwall80      
  Shoveler24      
  Tufted Duck27      
  Great Crested Grebe1ad     
  Cormorant18      
  Mute Swan342 1st.w.     
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
 Marton MereGoldeneye3fems  TS  
  Teal45+      
  Coot200+      
 Lytham QuaysMerlin1F  Dfw  
 Lytham MossWhooper Swanc60Ads + juvsBryning Hall Lane Dfw  
 Knott EndTwite35 Feeding @ Corner of ferry slip AC  
  Pied Wagtail2      
  House Sparrow3 Feeding with Twite    
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose4500 spread over 6 fields east of radar station.brown sat collar 48.  Frank Bird  
  Greenland White-​fronted Goose1      
  Barnacle Goose2      
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveChaffinch41 flew sw Ash Baines  
  Buzzard1 perched on the dunes    
  Goldcrest1      
  Grey Heron1      
 St Annes BeachSnow Bunting1 flew south over sand plant 8.00 Ash Baines  
7th November
 Knott EndLittle Egret5     
 Blackpool North ShoreGrey Wagtail1 Exchange Street   
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
 Stanley ParkGreat Black-​backed Gull2     
  Moorhen28      
  Mallard65      
  Tufted Duck21      
  Herring Gull165      
 ThorntonSpeckled Wood1 Speckled Wood in garden a.m. Howard  
 Staining NookTree Sparrow6 Mere View TS  
 Stanley ParkPochard1m  TS  
  Gadwall80      
  Shoveler22      
  Great Crested Grebe1ad     
  Cormorant10      
  Mute Swan342 1st.w.     
 Knott EndTwite37 Feeding @ Corner of ferry slip late afternoon  AC  
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose4000 over 5 fields.neck collar bird TVT Frank Bird  
  Greenland White-​fronted Goose1      
  Barnacle Goose2      
  Whooper Swan8      
 Knott EndHarbour Porpoise1 RNLI rescue by the ferry slip this morning  AC  
  Comma1 Flying in my garden this morning     
 Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf CourseSparrowhawk1femaleover at 08.30 FW  
 Fairhaven BeachSnipe7 from salt marsh at high tide FW, JD.MJ  
  Short-​eared Owl1 east off shore ca10.30    
  Linnet40      
  Reed Bunting1      
  Meadow Pipit1      
 Warton BankHen Harrier1maleshowed well full lenth of marsh from lyhtam end to freckleton end and back at 11,20 andy myo gw  
  Marsh Harrier2      
  Great White Egret1      
 Starr GateCommon Scoter150 Sea watch 0800-​1030 SC  
  Shelduck8 South     
  Cormorant2 North     
  Great Crested Grebe2 South     
  Red-​throated Diver2 South     
 Knott EndRock Pipit1     
  Little Egret1      
6th November
 Ridge FarmWheatear1     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGoldeneye2femspool east of zoo car park TS  
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Blackpool North ShoreRedshankc200     
  Turnstone12      
  Meadow Pipit10      
 Marton MereBlackbird62   L.G.B.  
  Fieldfare30 over south.    
  Redwing2 over east.    
  Chaffinch12 over south    
  Brambling1 over with chaffinches.    
 BryningWhooper Swan40+ cartmell lane  andy myo  
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose3000 fields opposite radar station andy myo  
  Barnacle Goose2      
  Peregrine1f     
  Stonechat2m f     
  Whooper Swan6      
 Lytham QuaysMarsh Harrier3   andy myo  
  Raven1 showing off its flying and calling skills    
  Merlin1 chasing small bird    
  Buzzard1      
 MowbreckRaven1 east of wesham marsh andy myo  
 Lytham MossWhooper Swan62ad, 4immfamily party 15.40 opposite radar stn  FW  
 Devonshire Rock GardensPeregrine1mN being mobbed by a merlin, several minutes later returned on its own DJM  
  Merlin1 N mobbing a peregrine    
 PillingFieldfare25 Flying East  AC  
 Pilling MarshMarsh Harrier1   AC  
  Rock Pipit4      
  Skylark11      
  Little Egret14 Lots of ducks & waders     
 New Ridge FarmWheatear1 Same as yesterday morning  AC  
  Skylark21      
 Knott EndTwite36 Ferry slip feeding @ 1530 AC  
 Stanley ParkRing-​necked Parakeet1 flew east over Italian Gargen c. 13.00 Ellen Pemberton  
  Nuthatch1 at feeding station near stump circle    
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Tufted Duck10+      
  Gadwall70+      
  Shoveler16      
 Fluke HallStonechat1Male  Kinta Beaver  
  Pink-​footed Goose250 in fields behind car park    
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose3000 on potato and pasture fields FB,MJ  
  Barnacle Goose2      
 Savick Parknew species1 Clouded Yellow? Yellow butterfly: 12.45, several circuits of front garden for several minutes without settling gg  
 Marton MereCetti's Warbler5 4 Mere, 1 Lawson's wetland DJM  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Redwing5+      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Goldcrest2      
  Reed Bunting2 1 Mere, 1 Lawson's wetland    
  Water Rail1      
 Knott EndPink-​footed Goose300 Preesall Sands roost   
  Little Egret2      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 flew east    
  Twite40 Esplanade    
  Dunlin1000      
 Blackpool North ShorePurple Sandpiper1     
5th November
 NorbreckTurnstone6     
  Mediterranean Gull1adult     
  Ringed Plover15      
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Starling140      
  Meadow Pipit4      
  Sanderling1      
 Blackpool North ShoreTurnstone6     
  Common Gull1adult     
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1      
  Herring Gull40      
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Meadow Pipit2      
 Bispham CliffsMeadow Pipit9     
  Sanderling6      
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Ringed Plover3      
 Cleveleys North PromenadeTurnstone15     
  hybrid Herring Gull x Lesser Black-​backed Gull1adult     
 Rossall SchoolGrey Wagtail1     
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Feral Pigeon20      
  Starling150      
  Turnstone2 beach    
  House Sparrow40 south end    
 Gynn GardensGrey Wagtail1     
  Song Thrush1      
  House Sparrow37      
 Preesall Moss SideBuzzard1  SD377469  
 Green Dick's LaneBuzzard1  SD378486  
 Cocker's DykePink-​footed Goose80 grass fieldSD373495  
  Golden Plover100      
 Knott EndTwite20 slipway   
  Black-​tailed Godwit7 south of slipway    
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Little Egret2      
  Turnstone1      
  Greenfinch1      
 Pilling LaneMistle Thrush1     
 AnchorsholmeMistle Thrush2  SD328411  
 Fluke HallWheatear1 just west of car park Kinta Beaver  
 Staining NookLittle Owl1 calling, barn area south of Mere View, 16.35 TS  
  Red-​legged Partridge3 field NE of Mere View    
  Tree Sparrow5+ Mere View Blackthorn roost    
  Redwing5+      
 Lytham QuaysHen Harrier1M  AA  
  Marsh Harrier2      
  Great White Egret1      
  Merlin1      
  Raven1      
  Redwing1      
  Reed Bunting3      
  Greenfinch7      
  Eider5 on river    
  Linnet12      
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2     
 Marton MereCetti's Warbler3   DJM/CR  
  Water Rail4+ in reeds below FBC hide    
  Ruff1 over S    
  Great Black-​backed Gull1 ad    
 Stanley ParkBlackbird1   New Langdale Volunteers  
  Black-​headed Gull50+      
  Canada Goose2      
  Carrion Crow3      
  Coot17      
  Cormorant3      
  Dunnock1      
  Gadwall72      
  Great Tit3      
  Herring Gull30+      
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
  Magpie3      
  Mallard58      
  Moorhen4      
  Mute Swan34      
  Moorhen6      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
  Robin1      
  Shoveler14      
  Tufted Duck23      
  Wren1      
 Fleetwood FarmPink-​footed Goose310   MF  
 Bank EndGrey Wagtail1M  AC  
  Pied Wagtail11      
  Meadow Pipit5      
  Linnet11      
 WartonGrey Wagtail1 Lodge Lane Paul Ellis  
 Warton AerodromeGrey Wagtail1 north side on roof tops Paul Ellis  
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose2000   Frank Bird  
  Barnacle Goose2      
  Little Egret2      
  Kingfisher1      
  Stonechat6      
 Pilling MarshMarsh Harrier1F  AC  
  Little Egret3      
 The HeadsSong Thrush1   AC  
  Fieldfare1      
  Redwing3      
  Blackbird30      
  Tree Sparrow2      
 New Ridge FarmStonechat1Male  AC  
  Wheatear1 My latest ever    
  Skylark11      
  Linnet7      
 Knott EndTwite10 Bathing on ferry slip AC  
  Pied Wagtail5 On ferry slip    
  Turnstone4      
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret14 left roost between 07.05 & 07.20 FW  
4th November
 Pilling LaneTree Sparrow7 at feeders Beach Road Paul Ellis  
 Conder GreenLittle Grebe1     
 Marton MereBittern1 SW corner at dusk, sitting up in reeds from 1700 hrs Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Otter1 Swam length of Mere from West to east 16.40-​16.50    
  Sparrowhawk3      
  Kestrel1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2      
  Water Rail1      
  Cetti's Warbler4 singing    
  Starling10060 roosted between container hide and island    
  Redwing2+ over calling    
  Fieldfare20 dropped into trees on north side at dusk    
  Coot257      
  Stock Dove6 East Barn roof    
  Goldeneye1femflew in and out near dusk    
 Whitehill Road PondMoorhen23   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Lytham MossStonechat54 malesRadar station area Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Buzzard2      
  Kestrel3      
  Whooper Swan82 juvson potatoesSD349301   
  Reed Bunting3      
  Skylark22 on stubbleSD351312   
  Pink-​footed Goose1800 on potatoes radar stationSD349301   
  Pink-​footed Goose100 Between radar station & QueenswaySD342309   
 Warton MarshPink-​footed Goose80 on marsh west of Bank LaneSD389274Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Avocet10 flying along river channel, 8 landed on north side    
 Lytham QuaysMerlin2male, female  Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Peregrine1      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Marsh Harrier1 plus 3 on south side    
  Hen Harrier2male & ringtailboth on south side    
  Rock Pipit1+      
  Reed Bunting1      
 Bourbles PitsGreylag Goose130 fields to north   
 Green Dick's LanePink-​footed Goose1200     
  Whooper Swan6      
 Little TonguesPink-​footed Goose500     
 Preesall HillChiffchaff1  SD368473  
  Blackbird10      
  Long-​tailed Tit5      
  Nuthatch1  SD367473   
 Preesall FlashesCetti's Warbler1 singingSD361470Chris Batty  
  Water Rail1      
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
 Stanley ParkGadwall80   TS  
  Shoveler29      
  Wigeon1      
  Tufted Duck32      
  Great Crested Grebe2ads     
 Blackpool ZooTeal4mVillage entrance pool TS  
 Starr GateShelduck2 south. watch 0745-​1030.  A.A. F.B..L.G.B.  
  Pintail3 south.    
  Goosander2 south.    
  Common Scoter520      
  Red-​throated Diver3 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe2 south.    
  Cormorant46 south.    
  Harbour Porpoise1      
  Grey Seal1      
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose1400 800 fields to the east of radar station,600 to the west Frank Bird  
 Lytham QuaysHen Harrier1adult malegrounded fairly near Lytam at 12.20 FW  
 CabusGoldcrest1     
  Buzzard1      
  Sparrowhawk1      
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret10 Visible at roost16.30 in poor light FW  
 Eagland HillWhooper Swan149113 ad, 36 juvon potato field 3pm J Scragg  
  Pink-​footed Goose18 on potato field    
  Kestrel1      
  Red-​legged Partridge3      
 Myerscough QuarryPochard85m    
  Gadwall1m     
  Shoveler15      
  Wigeon220      
  Tufted Duck13      
  Cormorant8      
  Raven2 west    
  Jay1      
 Winmarleigh MossMallard4 water levels low J Scragg  
  Buzzard2      
  Sparrowhawk3m, f, juv     
  Merlin1ad male     
  Kestrel1female     
  Lapwingc150 adjacent field    
  Curlew4 over    
  Snipec15 flushed along path and by Sparrowhawks    
  Stock Dove4      
  Jay2      
  Skylark3      
  Meadow Pipit4      
  Fieldfare28      
  Redwing7      
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Song Thrush2      
  Chaffinchc20 around farm    
  Reed Bunting1      
 Nateby HallMallard121 Five groups on canal   
  Grey Heron4 separate by canal    
  Snipe1 by canal    
  hybrid Greylag Goose x Chinese Goose1 on canal    
 WrampoolCurlew60  SD423498  
 GalgateGrey Wagtail1 Lancaster Canal to south   
  Pied Wagtail1 Lancaster Canal to south    
  Mute Swan3adult and 2 juvsLancaster Canal to south    
  Mallard35 Lancaster Canal to south    
  Long-​tailed Tit2 Lancaster Canal to south    
  Coal Tit2      
 Lancaster Canal Glasson BranchMute Swan22 adultseast end   
  Goldcrest3 east end    
  Grey Heron1 east end    
  Grey Wagtail1 east end    
  Coal Tit2 east end    
  Treecreeper1 east end    
 Preesall Moss SideCurlew65  SD376469  
  Greylag Goose15 flew over    
 Cockerham Moss EdgeCurlew90  SD454501  
  Kestrel1      
 Head Dyke LaneLapwing350  SD395472  
 Avenham ParkGoosander12 2 groups of 8 and 4, mainly 1st w , with 3 male.  Richard H  
  Grey Heron1      
  Redshank1 Over east    
  Teal9      
  Treecreeper1      
  Cormorant5      
 Devonshire Rock GardensChiffchaff1   DJM  
  Blackbird6+ 6 dropped from very high in to hedge between rough fields as cloud came over    
  Grey Wagtail2 N together    
  Meadow Pipit1 S heard only    
3rd November
 TrealesBarn Owl1 Dead on M55 eastboundSD459344Paul Slade  
  Barn Owl1 Dead on M55 eastboundSD433348   
 Knott EndBlack-​tailed Godwit25 flew east   
 Stanley ParkGadwall83   TS  
  Shoveler22      
  Great Crested Grebe2ads     
  Great Black-​backed Gull13rd.w.     
  Cormorant10      
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret10 Visible roost, not on 4/11/18 as stated FW  
 Fleetwood Marine LakesGoldeneye1m    
  Mallard42      
  Grey Heron1      
  Chaffinchc40 single flock    
 Fleetwood FarmPink-​footed Goosec1300  SD328445  
 Pilling LanePink-​footed Goose100 plus on pasture west of Cockers DykeSD372494Paul Ellis  
 Lytham MossPink-​footed Goose713 Including neck collar UBN Ian Walker  
  Whooper Swan2214 Ad 8 Imm     
  Grey Partridge1      
  Little Egret2      
 Warton MarshMarsh Harrier3 0800 -​ 0900hrs & 1100-​1200hrs Ian Walker  
  Hen Harrier1M1120hrs -​ also viewed by F.Bird from Bank Lane    
  Peregrine1Ad     
  Merlin1      
  Sparrowhawk1 Mobbing the Hen Harrier    
  Buzzard2      
 Devonshire Rock GardensPeregrine1 from E DJM  
  Sparrowhawk1m     
2nd November
 SingletonBarn Owl1 flew over Station Road  Paul Slade  
 Marton MereShort-​eared Owl1 hunting North side 1600 hrs Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Bittern1 landed in SW corner at 1647 hrs and sat up in the reeds    
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Cetti's Warbler2 singing west end    
  Water Rail3 calling west end    
  Goldeneye2fems     
  Long-​tailed Tit12      
  Starling9500 roosted at east end    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 west end    
  Little Grebe1      
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Grebe1   Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Tufted Duck25      
 Lower BallamWhooper Swan136 ad, 7 juvBrays Road SD371300Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Lapwing120      
  Buzzard3      
  Fieldfare1      
  Mistle Thrush1      
 Lytham QuaysTeal100 in creek Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Black-​tailed Godwit1 in creek    
  Goldcrest1 in bushes    
 Warton MarshHen Harrier1malefrom Lytham Quays, 1200-​1230 at least Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Marsh Harrier2imms north side ( & 2+ south side)    
  Merlin1 (probably 2) following Hen Harrier and chasing Pipits as they flushed    
  Kestrel1      
  Peregrine1male     
  Buzzard2      
  Rock Pipit1 flying around calling    
  Snipe1 flushed by Hen Harrier    
 LaytonGrey Wagtail1     
 Fylde FarmBuzzard1 north   
 Stanley ParkGadwall80   TS  
  Shoveler22      
  Tufted Duck29      
  Great Crested Grebe1ad     
  Mute Swan372 1st.w.     
  Cormorant14 south island roost    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGadwall19   TS  
  Tufted Duck6      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGadwall19   TS  
  Tufted Duck6      
 Marton MereGreat Spotted Woodpecker1   DJM/GB  
  Coal Tit2 Feeding Station    
  Bullfinch1 Flew from N scrub over Office scrub towards Feeding Station    
  Speckled Wood1      
  Common Darter1      
  new species50+ Harlequin ladybirds most at viewing platform    
  Stock Dove3 On big barn    
  Wigeon2      
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundLinnet45+ over old tip road fields, pre-​roost TS  
 Marton MereCoal Tit1 SW feeders TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2 over SW scrub    
  Kestrel1      
 Fairhaven LakeGreenfinch47   AA  
 Knott EndCoal Tit1     
  Little Egret2      
  Magpie10      
 Pilling LanePink-​footed Goose120 grass fieldSD368491  
 Marton MereWater Rail1   AA  
  Cetti's Warbler1      
  Snipe1 On newly cut reeds in front of scrape    
  Red Admiral1      
  Migrant Hawker2      
 Cocker's DykeHerring Gull60     
  Black-​tailed Godwit2      
  Song Thrush1 to east    
  House Sparrow15 Cocker's Dyke Houses    
  Starling400      
 Fluke HallNuthatch2     
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
  Goldcrest1      
  Little Egret3      
  Shelduck100      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Herring Gull70      
  Tree Sparrow3      
  Redwing2      
  Coal Tit1      
  Pied Wagtail1      
 Fluke Hall LaneRuff1adult SD395499  
  Shelduck20      
 Ridge FarmMarsh Harrier1juvenileflew westSD389499Chris Batty  
  Wheatear1  SD386499   
  Stonechat1male SD386498   
  Stock Dove24      
  Tree Sparrow12      
  Chaffinch30      
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Kestrel1adult male     
  Song Thrush1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit14 pondSD380495   
  Teal2  SD380495   
  Mallard200  SD380495   
  Meadow Pipit2      
  Long-​tailed Tit6      
  Curlew5      
  Lapwing50      
  Linnet14      
  Whooper Swan1adultflew east    
  Reed Bunting1      
  Goldcrest1      
  Black-​headed Gull100      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Skylark8      
 Fleetwood PromenadeLittle Egret1 Feeding along edge of a channel on the beach in front of the Marine Lake P Guy  
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
 CockerhamWhooper Swan52 Hillam Lane  AC  
  Mute Swan77 Hillam Lane     
 Newton-with-ScalesWhooper Swan40+ thames street hard to count with birds flying between two fields andy myo  
  Fieldfare8      
  Redwing20      
  Little Owl1      
 Warton BankHen Harrier1malesouth side andy myo gw  
  Merlin1      
  Kestrel1m     
  Peregrine1      
  Marsh Harrier4      
  Great White Egret1      
 Knott EndTwite40 Ferry slip AC  
1st November
 SaltcotesWhooper Swan11 Cartmell Lane FW  
 Stanley ParkWhooper Swan1adlake SW area TS  
  Mute Swan2+2 1st.w.+ ads    
  Cormorant7      
  Great Crested Grebe1ad     
  Tufted Duck29      
  Shoveler22      
  Gadwall82      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet2m, f     
  Nuthatch1      
 Cocker's DykeHerring Gull150     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
 Pilling LanePink-​footed Goose120 grass fieldSD368492  
  Little Egret2      
  Snipe1      
  Golden Plover1      
 Knott EndTwite3 Feeding @ Corner of ferry slip AC  
 Lytham QuaysHen Harrier1malesouth side at 11,30 andy myo  
  Merlin2      
  Marsh Harrier4      
 Knott EndLittle Egret1     
  Twite8      
  Redshank80      
 Lytham MossStonechat2M&F  AC  
  Whooper Swan28      
 ThorntonGrey Wagtail1 Red Marsh Ind Est Paul Slade  
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