Sightings for May 2018

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
20th May
 Staining NookCetti's Warbler1 singing TS  
  Sedge Warbler1 Mere View Lane    
  Whitethroat1      
  Blackcap2m     
  Song Thrush3 singing    
  House Martin10+ to the east    
  Tree Sparrow2+ Mere View    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBuzzard1 circling over SE area TS  
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Whitethroat1 west side    
  Willow Warbler1 west side    
  Swift4      
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe5+4 ads  TS  
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Stock Dove1 calling near west bridge    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Blackcap3m     
  Chiffchaff1      
  Swift6+      
 GlassonEider13 From bowling green   
  Little Egret5      
 CockersandEider5     
  Little Egret4      
 Conder GreenGoosander5f, 4yProbably nested in Fylde -​ ignore yesterday's comment   
  Tufted Duck10 Conder Pool    
 Lytham JettyShelduck28   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Oystercatcher16      
  Ringed Plover362      
  Dunlin1480      
  Cormorant5      
 Church ScarShelduck12   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Mallard2      
  Eider13      
  Grey Heron3      
  Oystercatcher196      
  Ringed Plover140      
  Dunlin147      
  Little Egret1      
  Turnstone18 Roost on boats.    
  Cormorant32      
  Common Tern1      
  Sanderling2      
 FortonSwift3  SD478501  
 Cabus NookOystercatcher4     
  Lapwing1      
  Greenfinch1male SD486489   
  Lesser Whitethroat1malesingingSD483485   
  Blackcap1malesinging    
 WinmarleighStock Dove1  SD462473  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1  SD463475   
 Ratcliffe WharfWhitethroat21+ male1 singing   
  Mute Swan22 adults1 on nest    
  Mallard178 adult and 9 young     
  Willow Warbler22 males2 singing    
  Blackcap22 males2 singing    
  Song Thrush1malesinging    
  Chiffchaff1malesinging    
  Long-​tailed Tit1      
 Head Dyke LaneBuzzard3     
  Lapwing3      
 Marton MereMute Swan10m, f + 8 young  TS  
  Mallard7f + 6 young     
  Gadwall3m     
  Oystercatcher1      
  Lapwing2      
  Stock Dove4      
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing, east end    
19th May
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseReed Warbler1 singing, west side pool TS  
  Whitethroat2      
  Willow Warbler1      
  Swallow2      
  Pied Wagtail1m     
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Mute Swan10m, f + 8 youngcentral pool    
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe5+4 ads  TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Stock Dove2 tree next to west bridge    
  Mute Swan26      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Blackcap5m     
  Swift1      
  House Martin1      
 Mowbreck HallTawny Owl31ad. 2youngIn nest box near main gate. Monty  
 Lytham MossMarsh Harrier1ad femcircling Anna's rd 9.40 am Frank Bird  
 Lower BallamLittle Owl1 Ballam rd on Telegraph Pole Frank Bird  
  Brown Hare31 11,7,5,5,3.peel / lower ballam area     
 Conder GreenGoosander5f, 4 youngBrood of small ducklings presumably hatched nearby but likely outside Fylde   
 Marton MereMarsh Harrier    World Migratory Birds Day  
  Blackbird       
  Woodpigeon       
  Magpie       
  Sedge Warbler       
  Reed Warbler       
  Whitethroat       
  Grasshopper Warbler       
  Lesser Whitethroat       
  Swallow       
  Robin       
  Goldfinch       
  Song Thrush       
  Reed Bunting       
  Chaffinch       
  Cetti's Warbler       
  Herring Gull       
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull       
  Chiffchaff       
  Long-​tailed Tit       
  Swift       
  Willow Warbler       
  Starling       
  Goldfinch       
  Linnet       
  Blue Tit       
  Blackcap       
  Wren       
  Greenfinch       
  Greylag Goose       
 Marton MereJackdaw    World Migratory Birds Day  
  Coot       
  Canada Goose       
  Grey Heron       
  Moorhen       
  Gadwall       
  Mallard       
  Mute Swan       
  House Martin       
  Stock Dove       
  Pheasant       
  Kestrel       
  Great Tit       
  House Sparrow       
  Dunnock       
  Carrion Crow       
 TrealesYellowhammer32 M & FJabob's Lane Ian Walker  
  Tree Sparrow1      
 Carr House Green CommonGrasshopper Warbler1 0750hrs Reeling at West End and showing Ian Walker  
  Barn Owl1      
  Kestrel1      
 Newton MarshShoveler10F & 9 young  Ian Walker  
  Tree Sparrow2      
  Grey Heron1      
  Sand Martin3      
 PreesallSparrowhawk1     
 Knott EndSwift6 2+ singing   
  Swallow9      
  House Martin2      
  Whimbrel1 flew east    
  Chiffchaff1      
  Grey Heron1      
 Knott EndSwift2   AC  
18th May
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLesser Whitethroat2adstogether, scrub by west side pool TS  
  Whitethroat2 west side    
  Reed Bunting1mNW corner pond, then probably same bird, west side pool    
  Willow Warbler2 west side    
  Chiffchaff2      
  Blackcap3m     
  Swallow2      
  Tufted Duck32m     
  Little Grebe1adwest side pool    
  Canada Goose106 ads2 ads with 4 young    
  Mute Swan10m, f + 8 youngpond next to central pool    
 Staining NookSedge Warbler1   TS  
  Whitethroat1 Mere View area    
  Tree Sparrow3+ Mere View area    
  Reed Bunting1m     
  Song Thrush2 singing    
 Marton MereOystercatcher1 island pool TS  
  Grey Heron4 island pool    
  Stock Dove3 barn roof    
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing, NE pit    
 Salisbury WoodlandBlackcap2m  TS  
  Stoat1 dragging a Rabbit along Woodside Drive, then into the wood    
 Stanley ParkStock Dove2 north of west bridge TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2m, f     
  Blackcap2m     
  Swift2      
 MythopLittle Ringed Plover1 Ream Hills flood Frank Bird  
  Gadwall76 male,1 fem.     
 Kincraig LakeLittle Grebe1+ heard only   
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Tufted Duck42m, 2f     
 Blackpool CentralGrey Wagtail1+     
  Peregrine2      
 Stanley ParkCommon Sandpiper1   TS  
  Great Crested Grebe5+4 ads1 with young on back, at last    
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1 St. John's Church TS  
17th May
 FreckletonYellowhammer1mlower lane andy myo  
 Fairhaven DunesLesser Whitethroat1   andy myo  
  Swift2      
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
  Grey Wagtail1+      
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Pied Wagtail1m     
  Blackcap3m     
  Chiffchaff1      
 Staining NookLesser Whitethroat1 singing, west of Mere View TS  
  Whitethroat1 hedge to the NW    
  Blackcap2m     
  Chiffchaff1      
  House Martin6      
  Reed Bunting1m     
  Tree Sparrow4 Mere View    
 Salisbury WoodlandNuthatch1   TS  
  Blackcap2m     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan10m, f + 8 youngwest side pool. Thought there were only 7 young 3 days ago. TS  
 Whitmore FisheriesCommon Tern4 Over main lake.. Monty  
  Song Thrush2 Carrying food.    
  new species11 Orange tip butterfly, 8 male 3 female.    
 Medlar MarshGrasshopper Warbler1 Singing near to small pond. Monty  
  new species32m1fOrange-​tip butterfly    
 CarletonJay1AdultCame into our garden chasing a local House Sparrow, killed the bird and ate it, before flying off with a full crop. Maybe young in a nest nearby (see yesterday's sighting report nearby at Thornton) and  P Guy  
 Cocker's DykeGreenfinch1malesinging   
  Linnet2      
  Oystercatcher205      
  Meadow Pipit1      
  Knot2      
  Dunlin2      
  Shelduck8      
  Eider2male and female     
  Mallard2      
  Lapwing1      
  Grey Plover2      
  Common Gull88 first-​summers     
 Knott EndSwift8     
  Swallow6      
  Chiffchaff1malesinging    
  Oystercatcher2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull9      
  Herring Gull9      
 Hackensall HallKestrel1     
 PreesallBuzzard3     
 Starr GateCommon Scoter23 North A.A,F.B,M.J,S.C.  
  Manx Shearwater2 South    
  Gannet7      
  Guillemot4      
  Common Tern3      
  Sandwich Tern23      
  Swallow6 North    
  Knot145      
  Whimbrel1 North    
  Arctic Skua2 1(pale morph),1 (dark morph).    
  Grey Seal12      
 Pilling LaneChiffchaff1malesinging   
  Greenfinch1malesinging    
 Newton MarshLittle Ringed Plover1   SA  
  Little Egret1      
  Swift2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit3      
  Tree Sparrow3      
16th May
 Wyre LightCormorant7     
 Salisbury WoodlandTawny Owl1 perched quite low, tree by golf course, mobbed by Blackbirds and a Magpie TS  
 Staining NookLesser Whitethroat1 singing, west of Mere View TS  
  Whitethroat1      
  Blackcap1m     
  Chiffchaff1      
  Swift2      
  House Martin2      
  Tree Sparrow4 Mere View    
 Stanley ParkSwift6+   TS  
  House Martin2      
  Swallow6+      
  Blackcap4m     
  Chiffchaff1      
  Stock Dove1 west of Heron island    
  Great Crested Grebe2      
 ThorntonJay1 Possibly nesting nearby P Guy  
 Farmer Parrs Animal WorldBuzzard2     
 The HeadsSedge Warbler1MSinging Nr Muck heaps AC  
 Great EcclestonBarn Owl1 Flew accross main road at 07.25 SD 431403K G  
 St AnnesCoal Tit1 In back garden  Steve h  
 Blackpool North ShoreWheatear1fOn cliffs   
 Warbreck HillSong Thrush1 Singing from Golden Triangle at end of Hilstone Lane DJM  
  Chiffchaff1 Singing from Golden Triangle     
  Willow Warbler1 Singing from Golden Triangle     
  Dunnock1      
  Blackbird4      
 Knott EndDark-​bellied Brent Goose1adultsaltmarsh just east of Bourne Arms pubSD347485  
  Swallow25 flew northeast    
  Peregrine1adult     
15th May
 Blackpool North ShoreGrey Wagtail1 Savoy Hotel area   
 Rossall PointManx Shearwater44   MF  
  Common Tern9      
  Sandwich Tern9      
  Common Tern5      
  Pink-​footed Goose2      
  Razorbill4      
  Arctic Tern3      
  Pomarine Skua1 Seen approx 10.45am showed well     
  Little Tern1 Good view seen feeding     
 Starr GateShag1 south SD  
  Sandwich Tern785 south    
  Manx Shearwaterc300      
  Gannet34      
  Pink-​footed Goose2      
  Kittiwake2      
  Guillemot6      
  Common Tern6      
  Shelduck5      
  Red-​throated Diver2      
  Common Scoterc70      
  Harbour Porpoise3      
  Grey Seal2      
  Eider4      
 Staining NookSwift2 to the east TS  
  House Martin4      
 Staining NookSwift2 to the east TS  
  House Martin4      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCetti's Warbler1 singing, hawthorns at south side of pool, north from NW pit TS  
  Reed Warbler1 singing, east side pool    
  Whitethroat2m1 displaying, NW corner pond area    
  Willow Warbler2      
  Swift1 over west side    
  Swallow5      
 Stanley ParkSwift2     
  Swallow10+      
  Blackcap2m     
  Sparrowhawk1fperched near Fire Station entrance    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1m     
  Great Crested Grebe1      
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkCetti's Warbler2 singing 15.00 to 16.00 K G  
  Reed Bunting  calling and singing    
  Reed Warbler  singing    
  Sedge Warbler  singing    
  Coot  3 young    
  House Martin4 over    
  Little Grebe2 calling    
  Whitethroat1 singing    
  Blackcap1 singing    
 Knott EndLittle Egret1     
 BrockDipper1 Flew from under A6 road bridge downstream Glen Jackson  
14th May
 Rossall PointManx Shearwater476   MF  
  Gannet14      
  Common Tern22      
  Sandwich Tern6      
  Arctic Tern16      
  Swallow1      
  Common Scoter20      
 Staining NookSwift1 to the east TS  
  House Martin4      
  Whitethroat1      
  Willow Warbler1      
  Blackcap1m     
  Chiffchaff1      
  Goldfinch8+      
  Song Thrush2 singing    
  Reed Bunting1m     
 Kincraig LakeGreat Crested Grebe2     
 BisphamGrey Wagtail1 Moor Park   
 Blackpool CentralGrey Wagtail1 nesting area   
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan9m, f + 7 youngwest side pool TS  
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Whitethroat1      
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1m     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1f     
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Blackcap3m     
 Rossall PointGuillemot1 On the beach in front of the NCI obs tower Martin  
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Meadow Pipit6      
  Skylark3      
  Dunlin200      
  Sanderling70      
  Ringed Plover45      
  Linnet2      
  Turnstone2      
 Starr GateCommon Scoter33   Sev obs  
  Manx Shearwater250      
  Gannet50      
  Red-​throated Diver7      
  Guillemot6      
  Common Tern3      
  Sandwich Tern125 South    
  Knot200      
  Shelduck11      
 Knott EndChiffchaff1malesinging   
  Manx Shearwater100      
  Sandwich Tern4      
  Swift2      
  Sparrowhawk2male and female     
  Mistle Thrush1      
13th May
 Cockerham MarshBuzzard1     
 Bone HillBuzzard2     
 CockersandWhimbrel6     
  Ringed Plover60 Plover Scar    
  Dunlin450 Plover Scar    
  Manx Shearwater25      
  Mute Swan7      
  Pied Wagtail2      
  Great Crested Grebe2 Lune Estuary    
  Eider4 Lune Estuary    
  Stock Dove3      
  Linnet4      
  Little Egret1      
  Reed Bunting1malesinging near Lighthouse Cottage    
  Sandwich Tern5      
 WinmarleighSong Thrush1     
 Cabus NookCanada Goose4     
  Kestrel1male     
  Greenfinch1malesinging    
  Swallow4      
 Head Dyke LaneTree Sparrow1     
  Barn Owl1 dead    
  Buzzard1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull10      
  Herring Gull30      
 Ratcliffe WharfLong-​tailed Tit1     
  Blackcap1malesinging    
  Chiffchaff33 males3 singing    
  Goldcrest1malesingingSD483502   
  Mute Swan1adultLancaster Canal    
  Stock Dove2      
  Buzzard1 to north    
  Mallard4      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull40      
  Coal Tit1      
  House Martin4      
 Knott EndChiffchaff1malesinging   
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseHouse Martin8 over crossing area TS  
  Whitethroat1 south of Newton Hall caravan site    
  Willow Warbler1      
  Blackcap54m, f     
  Chiffchaff4      
  Reed Bunting1m     
  Buzzard1 circling over west side    
 Salisbury WoodlandTreecreeper1 picnic area TS  
 Staining NookBuzzard1 circling east of Mere View TS  
  Sparrowhawk1f     
  Tree Sparrow2+ Mere View    
 Stanley ParkRing-​necked Parakeet2m, fmobbing a Carrion Crow north of west bridge TS  
  Goldfinch10+ south end of cricket ground    
  Great Crested Grebe1+      
 Freckleton Naze PoolCattle Egret1 Flew in to roost ? 19.55 DS  
  Gadwall2M/F     
  Shelduck48      
  Swallow4      
 Kincraig LakeBlack-​necked Grebe1 10.30 still about Howard  
 Marton MereLesser Whitethroat1 north of path leading to Heron Hide Ellen Pemberton  
  Whitethroat4      
  Chiffchaff4      
  Cetti's Warbler5      
  Sedge Warbler3      
  Reed Bunting3      
  House Martin10+      
  Buzzard1 circling high over north east corner    
  Sparrowhawk1      
 Stanley ParkGrey Wagtail1 catching insects by lakeside near heronry Ellen Pemberton  
  Chiffchaff1      
  Blackcap2      
  Coal Tit1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Stanley ParkGrey Wagtail1 catching insects by lakeside near heronry Ellen Pemberton  
  Chiffchaff1      
  Blackcap2      
  Coal Tit1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Newton MarshLittle Ringed Plover2   Ian Walker  
  Swift9      
 Carr House Green CommonJay1   Ian Walker  
 Meagles LaneYellowhammer8 Notable records from early morning BBS Survey Ian Walker  
  Tree Sparrow5      
  Lesser Whitethroat1M     
  Wheatear2      
 SkippoolWhimbrel7     
  Little Egret1      
  Common Gull12CY     
 Little SingletonCommon Sandpiper1     
  Little Egret1      
 Warbreck HillGreenfinch2+ 1st juveniles of the year brought to garden feeder DJM  
  Chiffchaff1mSinging from Golden Triangle     
  Song Thrush1mSinging from Golden Triangle     
 CatforthSparrowhawk1F  Stu Milne  
  Buzzard2      
  Oystercatcher2      
  Swift1 Over village    
 Conder GreenCommon Tern2Pair  AC  
  Shoveler1Male     
 Ream HillsGadwall8mflood   
  Shoveler2m, fflood    
  Shelduck2 flood    
  Canada Goose12 10 on lake, pair with young on flood    
  Sand Martin9 over    
  Swift1 over    
 BrockKingfisher1 Flying downstream from opposite now closed garage at 11.45 Glen Jackson  
 Rossall PointSandwich Tern40   MF  
  Common Tern30      
  Arctic Tern50      
  Manx Shearwater31      
  Gannet45      
  Red-​throated Diver3      
  Arctic Skua3 From 8am -​ 11am (pale morph 1) showed well    
  Guillemot12      
  Razorbill10      
  Swallow6      
  Dunlin60      
  Sanderling30      
  Ringed Plover60      
  Common Scoter9      
 MythopWheatear1M  Jol  
  Reed Bunting1M     
 Rossall PointDunlin50 WBC Birdwatch event GW Festival 9am -​ 10am  WBC  
  Sanderling30      
  Ringed Plover60      
  Gannet3      
  Cormorant3      
  Sandwich Tern3      
  Eider4      
  Common Tern2      
 Starr GateManx Shearwater350+   A.A,S.C,M.J,E.J.F.B.  
  Gannet45      
  Eider4      
  Red-​throated Diver9      
  Guillemot13      
  Sandwich Tern51      
  Whimbrel1 North    
  Red-​breasted Merganser4      
  Arctic Skua2 Flying north 0945 and 1010.Dark morph    
 Myerscough QuarryBlack-​tailed Godwit14     
  Ringed Plover1      
  Little Ringed Plover2      
  Common Tern3      
  Reed Warbler2m     
  Swift3      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Tufted Duck6      
  Coot13      
12th May
 GreenhalghLittle Owl1 BBS Survey Ian Walker  
 Lytham MossStock Dove15 Wild Lane   
 MythopReed Bunting1   Jol KRG  
  Kestrel1      
  Wheatear2M     
 Lytham MossCorn Bunting1msinging Wild Lane   
 Lightfoot GreenBuzzard1     
 Staining NookLesser Whitethroat1 singing, bridle path area, later near Mere View TS  
  Whitethroat1      
  Willow Warbler1      
  Chiffchaff1      
  Blackcap1m     
  House Martin6 to the east    
  Tree Sparrow4 Mere View    
  Goldfinch9 Mere View    
  Greenfinch2mMere View Lane    
  Long-​tailed Tit3ads     
  Grey Heron2 low over Nook marsh    
  Pheasant1mNook marsh    
 Marton MereShelduck1misland pool TS  
  Oystercatcher4 island pool    
  Stock Dove4 barn roof    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseReed Warbler1 singing, gorse banked east side pool TS  
  Whitethroat1 NW corner pond    
  Reed Bunting1mMW corner pond    
  Blackcap5m     
  Chiffchaff2      
  Oystercatcher2 over north    
 Salisbury WoodlandNuthatch1   TS  
  Chiffchaff1      
  Blackcap1m     
 Stanley ParkSwift15+   TS  
  House Martin5+      
  Swallow10+      
  Blackcap2m     
  Chiffchaff1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1f     
  Goldfinch8      
  Great Crested Grebe1+      
 Hackensall HallSong Thrush55 males5 singing   
  Chiffchaff33 males3 singing    
  Treecreeper1  SD350476   
  Blackcap33 males3 singing    
  Grey Heron3      
 Preesall Sewage WorksWhitethroat1malesinging   
 Knott End Golf CourseWhitethroat1malesinging at southeast end   
  Chiffchaff1malesinging at southeast end    
  Red-​legged Partridge2 south east end    
  Pied Wagtail1      
 Coat Walls FarmLesser Whitethroat1malesingingSD351469  
  Blackcap1malesingingSD350468   
  Grey Heron1      
  Reed Warbler1 singingSD351466   
 Barnaby's SandsWhimbrel6 ploughed fieldSD352464  
  Pied Wagtail2 ploughed fieldSD352464   
  Pink-​footed Goose6      
  Skylark1      
 Fluke HallWhinchat1Female field behind carpark AC  
  Wheatear5      
  Whitethroat1 singing     
 MythopWhinchat1femon fence west of railway line Frank Bird  
  Gadwall8 maleream hills    
 Starr GateCommon Scoter55 north sev.obs  
  Red-​throated Diver12      
  Manx Shearwater150 south    
  Gannet55 south    
  Sandwich Tern265 south    
  Common Tern10      
  Guillemot20      
 Cockerham SandsEider75M  AC  
  Dunlin200      
  Ringed Plover120      
 Bodie HillSwift7 Screeming  AC  
 Knott EndSandwich Tern6     
  Swift1 singing    
  Tree Sparrow3 south end of Hackensall Road    
  Sand Martin1 flew over    
  Blackbird1 carrying food at south end of Hackensall Road    
  Ringed Plover1      
 CockersandSandwich Tern8 Sat on Red Buoy AC  
  Canada Goose6      
  Whimbrel1      
11th May
 Pilling LaneMallard11female and 10 young    
 Head Dyke LaneStock Dove2     
  Oystercatcher2      
 Fluke Hall LaneSong Thrush1malesinging   
  Stock Dove5      
  Greylag Goose4      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull10      
  Herring Gull20      
 Pilling Lane EndsReed Warbler1 singingSD416494  
  Tufted Duck4  SD416494   
  Mute Swan1 on nest    
  Chiffchaff22 males2 singing    
  Willow Warbler1malesinging    
  Kestrel1 to west    
  Swallow40      
 BraidesMute Swan2     
  Shelduck4      
  Red-​legged Partridge2      
  Swallow3      
 Pilling MarshPink-​footed Goose12     
 Preesall Moss SideSwift2     
 PreesallGreat Spotted Woodpecker1     
 Sand VillaLesser Black-​backed Gull50     
 Marton MereBlackcap1m  NJL  
  Whitethroat1      
  Blackbird4m/f     
  Reed Bunting2m     
  Chiffchaff1      
  Goldfinch6      
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Gadwall2      
  Grey Heron3      
  Canada Goose8m/fPair with 7 goslings on scrape    
  Canada Goose6 on Mere    
  Greylag Goose4      
  Coot3 On nests    
  Mallard2m/f     
  Shelduck1 Scrape    
  Lapwing4 Scrape    
  Cetti's Warbler3 2 @ Maurice's bench, 1 @ platform    
  Swallow15+      
  Sand Martin5+      
  House Martin5+      
  Buzzard1 Low, trying to predate magpie nest but 3 magpies saw it off    
  Wren1      
  Jackdaw10+ Lawson meadow    
  Snipe  Lawson wetlandgreat     
  Great Tit2      
  Dunnock2 Woodland Watch    
  new species2 North pasture    
  Mute Swan2      
  Oystercatcher2 Over    
 Kincraig LakePied Flycatcher1Female  Peterow  
  Great Crested Grebe1      
 Marton MereBuzzard1 Hunting north scrub   
 Stanley ParkNuthatch1     
 Kincraig LakeLittle Grebe1     
 Stanley ParkSwift5+   TS  
  Swallow10+      
  Blackcap2m     
  Chiffchaff1      
  Pied Wagtail1m     
  Great Crested Grebe1+      
 Newton MarshCattle Egret1   mmm  
  Little Egret1      
  Sand Martin6      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Swallow2      
 Mossom FieldWhitethroat1   DJM  
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkWheatear2   DJM/CR/GB  
  Whimbrel2      
  Skylark3+      
  Dunlinc10 Flew low over park and out on to river    
  Reed Bunting1m     
 Marton MereShelduck1   Ellen Pemberton  
  Gadwall2Males     
  Swift5      
  Swallow20+      
  House Martin1      
  Sand Martin1      
  Whitethroat3      
  Cetti's Warbler4      
  Reed Warbler4      
  Sedge Warbler2      
 Starr GateBlack-​throated Diver2 Summer plumage on the sea close inshore 9.40 -​ 10.05 then flew north.watch 7.00 -​ 10.40 FB/SC/KRG/MJ  
  Red-​throated Diver8 south    
  Manx Shearwater5 south    
  Gannet25 south    
  Guillemot20 on the sea    
  Sandwich Tern225 south    
  Common Scoter180 north    
 Knott EndPeregrine1adult    
  Gannet2 flew past    
  Manx Shearwater1 flew west    
  Sandwich Tern6      
  Curlew4      
  Swift1      
  Swallow30 flew east    
  Sand Martin1 flew east    
  House Martin2      
 Newton MarshCattle Egret1 Still present at 08.10 am. Entrance pool, left bank. First for me at this site. SA  
  Little Egret1      
  House Martin1      
  Swift2      
10th May
 Knott EndManx Shearwater1 flew past   
  Gannet3 flew past    
 Preston DockCommon Ternc150   SA  
 Conder GreenCommon Tern2   Carol J  
  Oystercatcher7      
  Tufted Duck95m 2f     
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Redshank2      
  Goosander11f     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseWhitethroat1 near Newton Hall caravan site TS  
  Blackcap3m     
  Chiffchaff3      
  Willow Warbler1      
  Kestrel1      
 Kincraig LakeBlack-​necked Grebe1 showing intermittently 10.30 -​ 13.00 Ellen Pemberton  
  Little Grebe1      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Buzzard1 circling high approx 12.00    
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Swallow1      
  Blackcap1      
  Chiffchaff2      
  Reed Bunting3      
 Salisbury WoodlandBlackcap32m, f  TS  
 Stanley ParkSand Martin1 morning TS  
  Swift6+      
  Swallow6+      
  Blackcap2m     
  Nuthatch1      
  Pied Wagtail1m     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull104 2nd.w     
  Great Crested Grebe2+      
 Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf CourseChiffchaff1malesings, crossing footpath FW  
  new species1 Speckled Wood Ansdell garden    
 Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf CourseChiffchaff1malesings, crossing footpath FW  
  new species1 Speckled Wood Ansdell garden    
 Todderstaffe HallSwift8   Jol  
 Pilling LaneChiffchaff1malesinging at west end   
 Mount ParkFirecrest1MSinging 7.50am and still there at 8.40am Jol  
9th May
 Stanley ParkMute Swan23     
 Blackpool CentralGrey Wagtail1+ nesting area   
 Starr GateCommon Scoter43 north. Watch 0600-​1030 F.B. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Red-​throated Diver23      
  Manx Shearwater281 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Gannet42 south.    
  Kittiwake6 south.    
  Sandwich Tern417 south.    
  Arctic Skua1dark morphnorth.    
  Guillemot25      
  Razorbill6      
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill22      
  Swallow12 south.    
 Stanley ParkSwift25+ over the lake TS  
  Swallow10+      
  Blackcap4m     
  Chiffchaff1      
  House Sparrow3 collecting food around SW lake    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1m     
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Great Crested Grebe2+      
 Knott EndCoal Tit1     
  Little Egret3      
 Marton MereCetti's Warbler4+ 2 Lawson's 2 viewing platform DJM  
  Whinchat1mLawson's wetland/LNR Extension    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 NW corner by metal gate    
  Swift2      
  House Martin2      
 MythopLittle Ringed Plover2 Main Dyke flood Frank Bird  
 Kincraig LakeBlack-​necked Grebe1 Still present 11.15am FW, JD  
8th May
 BisphamPied Flycatcher1mreported at Moor Park   
 Preston DockArctic Tern2 18.15-​19.00 SA  
  Common Ternc50+      
 Marton MereBarn Owl1 Quartering Rosefinch/Lawson fields 8.30 -​ 9.00pm  NJL  
 Starr GateCommon Scoter17 north. Watch 0600-​1030 sev.obs.  
  Goosander73m 4f.north.    
  Red-​throated Diver5      
  Manx Shearwater300 south.    
  Kittiwake4 south    
  Sandwich Tern518 south.    
  Common Tern2 south.    
  Little Tern2 north.    
  Guillemot43      
  Razorbill10      
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill87      
 Cold RowShelduck2     
 Knott EndSparrowhawk1     
  Swallow5      
 StalmineShelduck2  SD373446  
  Sparrowhawk1  SD372450   
  Long-​tailed Tit2  SD372450   
  Mistle Thrush2  SD372450   
 Stanley ParkSwift25+ over bridges entrance, 19.30 TS  
  House Martin2      
  Swallow3      
  Chiffchaff1      
  Nuthatch1      
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Great Crested Grebe4      
 Salisbury WoodlandStock Dove1   TS  
  Nuthatch1      
  Blackcap1m     
  Chiffchaff1      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseWhitethroat1 NW side TS  
  Blackcap3mNW side    
  Willow Warbler1 NW side    
  Chiffchaff1 NW side    
 Staining NookHouse Martin6 to the east TS  
  Whitethroat1      
  Willow Warbler1      
 Marton MereShelduck3m, 2fisland pool TS  
  Gadwall1m     
 Church ScarTurnstone96 0715hrs Ian Walker  
 Lytham JettyDunlin2800 0730 hrs Ian Walker  
  Ringed Plover300 Orange Flag Bird -​ ringed as an adult 12.08.17 in Llanfairfechan Wales as a passage migrant moving to S Europe or N Africa    
 Thornton ICI ReservoirSwift9   Carol J  
  House Martin2      
  Swallow1      
  Whitethroat3      
  Tufted Duck32m 1f     
  Mute Swan1      
 NorbreckSwift1 N well out to sea DJM  
  Gannet12 N together    
 Lytham MossGrey Partridge2   Ian Mc  
  Whitethroat2      
  Sedge Warbler2      
  Lapwing3      
  Buzzard1      
7th May
 Starr GatePink-​footed Goose5 south. Watch 0630-​1015. sev.obs.  
  Common Scoter135 north.    
  Red-​throated Diver9 north.    
  Manx Shearwater300 north.    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Gannet11 north,    
  Sandwich Tern347 south.    
  Black Tern1 north 0954.    
  Guillemot4      
  Razorbill3      
  Swift2 north.    
  Swallow8 north.    
  Harbour Porpoise4      
  Grey Seal2      
 Fairhaven LakeCanada Goose5+ broods at 16.30 -​1y/8, 1y/7, 1y/4, 2y/3 FW  
  Mallard2+ broods 1y/10, 1y/7    
  Tufted Duck179m, 8f     
 AnsdellSwift1 high hd north Ian Mc  
 Staining NookWhinchat2m, fnorth side hedge of field to the NW TS  
  Whimbrel6 flew west over field to the NW, calling, 18.30    
  Oystercatcher2 flew west over fields to the NW    
  Sedge Warbler2      
  Blackcap1m     
  Chiffchaff1      
 Blackpool ZooSwallow9 over SE corner TS  
 Lawson WetlandReed Warbler1 singing, west side TS  
 Salisbury WoodlandBlackcap3m  TS  
  Chiffchaff1      
 Stanley ParkSwift5 over west golf course TS  
  Blackcap3m     
  Chiffchaff2      
  Nuthatch2      
  Long-​tailed Tit6adswest of west bridge    
  Great Crested Grebe4      
 Coat Walls FarmReed Warbler1mRegular site embankment between here and Arm Hill.    
  Lesser Whitethroat1mDitto    
 FortonSwallow1     
 BraidesBuzzard1     
 Potters BrookSwallow3     
 Pilling HallSong Thrush1     
 Horse Park LaneGreat White Egret1 flew south at 16:45 Chris Batty  
  Buzzard1 to west    
  Swallow2 south end    
 WrampoolGreat White Egret1 flew west southwest Chris Batty  
 Little TonguesTree Pipit1     
 SaltcotesLapwing6+ 6 broods 1y/4, 1y/3, 1y/2, 3y/1 FW  
  Sedge Warbler1make sings dyke    
 Fairhaven DunesWhitethroat2males1 UU Compound, 1 Roadside bushes FW  
  Willow Warbler2males1 De3nford copse, 1 UU compound    
  Sparrowhawk1femaleUU compound    
 SaltcotesWood Sandpiper1   andy myo  
 BallamGrey Partridge2 brays road andy myo  
  Wheatear1f     
 Lawson WetlandWhinchat32f 1m  andy myo  
  Sedge Warbler2      
  Whitethroat2      
  Cetti's Warbler1      
 Kincraig LakeBlack-​necked Grebe1   DJM etc al  
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Little Grebe1 Heard calling from southern area of lake    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Heard only    
  Blackcap1      
  Chiffchaff2      
6th May
 Starr GatePink-​footed Goose17 south. Watch 0530-​0900. sev.obs.  
  Shoveler2m&fnorth.    
  Eider96m 3f.south.    
  Common Scoter81 north.    
  Red-​throated Diver6      
  Gannet17 south.    
  Whimbrel1 north/east.    
  Sandwich Tern200 south.    
  Guillemot7 north.    
  Swallow20 north.    
  Sand Martin1 north.    
  Harbour Porpoise2      
 Carr House Green CommonGrasshopper Warbler1malesinging Paul Slade  
  Sedge Warbler5+malessinging    
  Blackcap2malessinging    
  Whitethroat2malessinging    
  Barn Owl1      
 Poulton-le-FyldeGoldcrest1malesinging Moreton Drive Paul Slade  
 Green Dick's LaneLittle Owl1   PGS/PE/KB  
 Winmarleigh MossLesser Redpoll1   PGS/PE/KB  
  Whimbrel6      
  Kestrel2      
  new species3+ Four-​spotted chaser dragonflies    
  new species5+ Emperor Moth's    
  new species1 Common Lizard    
 FreckletonLesser Whitethroat1malesinging to east of village by main road Paul Slade  
 Newton MarshBlack-​tailed Godwit7   Paul Slade  
  Barn Owl1      
 MythopRaven2 on sheep carcass Paul Slade  
 Green Drive Golf CourseCuckoo1mHeard singing from Ballam Road and closer from Saltcotes. Best guess is it was on the golf course. SD  
 SaltcotesGadwall1m    
 BallamTree Sparrow6     
 MythopWhinchat1fbramble patch in field just west of railway late am T.Myerscough  
  Lesser Whitethroat1 in trees and hedge by layby hall flood    
 Thornton ICI ReservoirGrasshopper Warbler1 Seen briefly KRG  
  Whitethroat2      
 Staining NookLesser Whitethroat1 singing, near Mere View TS  
  Whitethroat1      
  Sedge Warbler1      
  Linnet1 near Mere View    
  House Martin2 Mere View area    
  Sand Martin1 over north    
  Stock Dove8 barn roof, south of Mere View     
 Salisbury WoodlandBlackcap1m  TS  
  Chiffchaff1      
  Mistle Thrush2      
 Stanley ParkWhitethroat1 bushes by pond, west golf course TS  
  Blackcap3m     
  Chiffchaff2      
  Swift1      
  Coal Tit1 west of Heron island    
  Nuthatch1      
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
  Buzzard3 high over Heron island, then drifted SW over golf course     
  Tufted Duck2m     
  Great Crested Grebe4      
 BrockDipper1 fishing under A6 bridge then flew upstream JS, SB  
  Grey Wagtail1male     
 Preston DockCommon Tern34+ midday JS, SB  
 The HeadsWhinchat1MaleOn the Muck Heaps AC  
 Warton BankWheatear2m f  andy myo  
 Newton-with-ScalesWhinchat1fThames street andy myo  
  Sedge Warbler2      
  Garden Warbler1      
 Kincraig LakeBlack-​necked Grebe1   DJM  
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Little Grebe1 Heard calling from southern area of lake    
  Kestrel1mOver W    
  Long-​tailed Tit2PrCollecting feathers    
  Blackcap2mSinging    
  Chiffchaff1mSinging    
 Bank EndWheatear3   AC  
  Pied Wagtail9      
 Kincraig LakeBlack-​necked Grebe1 Western end at 8.30 a.m. Howard  
 FreckletonSedge Warbler3 Lund Way  Ian Walker  
  Whitethroat3      
  Reed Bunting21 No. pair     
  Tree Sparrow  Heard    
  Blackcap3      
  Buzzard2      
  Kestrel2      
 SaltcotesWood Sandpiper2 Floods adjacent to tip Ian Walker  
 WinmarleighHouse Martin2   DKF  
5th May
 Starr GatePink-​footed Goose350 north, Watch 0545-​ 1030. sev.obs.  
  Common Scoter110 north.    
  Red-​breasted Merganser1m.north.    
  Red-​throated Diver4      
  Knot1100 south.    
  Whimbrel1 north.    
  Sandwich Tern89      
  Little Tern4 north.    
  Swallow39 north.    
  Harbour Porpoise2      
 Head Dyke LaneKestrel1 west end   
  Whitethroat1malesinging at east end    
 Sowerby HallWhimbrel9 Flood north of Carr House Green Common Ian Walker  
 Freckleton Naze PointBarnacle Goose1 On the river with 2 Canada geese DS  
 CabusLesser Whitethroat1m    
 Cabus NookBuzzard3     
 Winmarleigh MossBuzzard3     
  Reed Buntingc10      
  Roe Deer1      
 Pilling HallSedge Warbler2     
 Pilling MarshPink-​footed Goose400+     
 Pilling Lane EndsChiffchaff1     
  Reed Warbler1+ singing    
 Fluke HallChiffchaff2     
 Ridge FarmWheatear1     
 Cocker's DykeWheatear1     
 Pilling LaneWheatear5     
 Bank EndWhimbrel1   AC  
  Wheatear3      
  Pied Wagtail19      
  White Wagtail7      
 Staining NookBarn Owl1 hunting the main marsh, 19.20 TS  
  Red-​legged Partridge2 field to the NW    
  Pheasant2m, ffield to the NW    
  House Martin3 to the east    
  Whitethroat3 inc. 1 Mere View Lane    
  Tree Sparrow2 Mere View    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseWhitethroat1 bramble bank north of NW corner pond TS  
  Blackcap6m     
  Chiffchaff5      
  Willow Warbler1      
  Swallow2      
  Buzzard1 circling over NW area    
 Salisbury WoodlandStock Dove1   TS  
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Tufted Duck65m     
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4ads     
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
  Mistle Thrush3 flew east across north end of lake    
  Blackcap5m1 Weymouth Road north end scrub    
  Willow Warbler1      
  Swift1 over the lake    
 MythopWhinchat2femon fence west of railway lane Frank Bird  
 Blackpool North ShoreSandwich Tern60 Off Gynn Sq inc 50 on beach Paul Slade  
  Common Sandpiper2 One below sea wall, one flying north 50 mtrs offshore    
  Guillemot1      
  Gannet2ads     
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Pink-​footed Goose120 north 06.55    
 Kincraig LakeBlack-​necked Grebe1adstill there 5.45pm T.Myerscough  
 PreesallWhinchat1MaleAround old ICI buildings  AC  
  Sedge Warbler1 Singing & attacking Whinchat     
 The HeadsWheatear8   AC  
  Sedge Warbler1 Singing     
  Whitethroat1 Singing & displaying    
 Stanley ParkWood Warbler1 North east of cafe 9.15am Jol  
  Blackcap1+      
  Chiffchaff1+      
  Nuthatch1+      
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Treecreeper1 Trees where stumps were    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBullfinch1mbridle path trees near east side of crossing path TS  
 Devonshire Rock GardensLesser Whitethroat1 Hedge near DWP offices DJM  
  Whitethroat1      
  Blackcap2 Recent tree carnage in main park    
  Willow Warbler2      
  Chiffchaff1      
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Robin2Pr     
4th May
 Starr GateWigeon1drakenorth. Watch 0600-​1000 sev.obs.  
  Eider1512m 3fem.south.    
  Common Scoter49 north.    
  Gannet20 south.    
  Cormorant9 north.    
  Sandwich Tern35 south.    
  Little Tern1 north 0855.    
  Arctic Tern6 south.    
  Swallow41 north.    
 Burrow's MarshWhimbrel31 21 at roost Paul Slade/Jol  
  Dunlin40      
  Barn Owl1      
 Kincraig LakeGarden Warbler1malesinging P Slade/ P Ellis  
 Stanley ParkBlue Tit1 Tree recently felled near parakeets tree with nest box containing unhatched eggs destroyed DJM/CR  
 Myerscough QuarryWhinchat1m  AJH  
  Sedge Warbler3      
  Whitethroat1      
  Common Tern2 flying along canal    
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkGrasshopper Warbler3 1bird on reserve,1 bird opposite UU and 1 bird opposite household waste site entrance MF/Bill  
  Whitethroat4      
  Sedge Warbler4      
  Whinchat21m/1fOn model aircraft runway     
  Wheatear8      
  Lesser Whitethroat2      
  Skylark4      
  Reed Bunting2      
  Cetti's Warbler1      
  Chiffchaff1      
 Conder GreenMute Swan21 Conder Pool   
  Tufted Duck9 Conder Pool    
  Redshank15      
  Reed Warbler1 singingSD460556   
  Sedge Warbler1 singingSD459557   
  Oystercatcher4      
 Sand SideHouse Martin1     
  Swallow4      
 Head Dyke LaneTawny Owl1 east end   
 GlassonWhimbrel115 Lune Estuary roostSD452564  
  Gadwall22 malesLune Estuary    
  Eider18 Lune Estuary    
  Little Egret10 Lune Estuary    
  Greylag Goose1      
  Pink-​footed Goose1 Lune Estuary    
  Curlew4      
  Shelduck30      
  Pied Wagtail4      
  Mute Swan3      
  Black-​tailed Godwit3      
  Reed Bunting1malesinging    
  Ringed Plover7      
  Dunlin5      
  Grey Heron4      
 Little SingletonWhimbrel22 Roost count   
  Goldcrest1msinging Occupation Lane    
  Chiffchaff1m singing Occupation Lane    
 new siteChiffchaff1 Blackpool college Ashfield Road   
 Kincraig LakeLittle Grebe1     
  Coot1 with young    
 Kincraig LakeBlack-​necked Grebe1 still showing well 6.30pm T.Myerscough P.Ellis  
 North Blackpool Pond TrailWood Warbler1 community orchard at east end of Salmesbury Ave 1.30 pm singing occasionally T.Myerscough  
  Whitethroat2 community orchard area    
  Blackcap6+ between Holyoake Ave and Low Moor Rd    
 Stanley ParkSpotted Flycatcher1 stump circle trees, 19.00+, except no stumps anymore TS  
  Great Crested Grebe4      
  Tufted Duck1m     
 Salisbury WoodlandTreecreeper1 picnic area TS  
  Nuthatch1      
 Stanley ParkRedstart1femN E of cafe briefly Frank Bird  
  Spotted Flycatcher1 N E of cafe    
  Willow Warbler10+ rose garden to Boathouse    
  Whitethroat1      
  Wheatear2      
 FleetwoodBlackcap1malein garden Ullswater Avenue 8am K G  
  Redstart1malein garden Ullswater Avenue 13 05 -​13 20 feeding and singing    
 Mossom FieldSong Thrush1mSinging DJM  
  Blackcap1mSinging    
  Whitethroat1      
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkWhitethroat1 Singing near path from car park Howard  
  Wheatear42m 2fOn rail of model aircraft area near estuary    
 Kincraig LakeBlack-​necked Grebe1 Still there at 4.30 Howard  
  Whitethroat1 Fleets    
 Pilling LaneWhimbrel2 Preesall Sands   
  Wheatear4 sea wall    
  Willow Warbler1malesinging at Beach Road    
  Greenfinch1malesinging at west end    
  Oystercatcher5      
  Swallow8      
  House Martin2      
  Pheasant1malesinging at west end    
  Tree Sparrow1 Beach Road    
 Knott EndHouse Martin1     
  Swallow4      
  Sand Martin5 flew over    
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Chiffchaff1      
  Willow Warbler1malesinging    
 Kincraig LakeBlack-​necked Grebe1 Still showing at 12.45pm. SA  
 Stanley ParkGarden Warbler2+ 2 at the east end of the old putting green, later 1 at the west end, later 1 west of Heron island TS  
  Stock Dove1 west of Heron island    
  Buzzard2 circling over V. Hospital    
  Pied Wagtail2 cricket ground    
 Kincraig LakeBlack-​necked Grebe1Adult summmerShowing to ten feet by duck feeding area when found. SD  
  Tufted Duck3      
  Great Crested Grebe1+      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Cocker's DykeRedstart1femon fence two fields to west 0715 hrs Paul Ellis  
  Wheatear32m, 1f first field to east    
  Sedge Warbler1 singing by dyke    
  Whitethroat2 one singing by dyke, one inging half way to Beach Road    
  Pink-​footed Goose56 on beach am    
  Swallow40 feeding over sea all drifting east in a flock    
  Kestrel1male     
3rd May
 Starr GateBarnacle Goose1 north then u turned south. sev.obs.  
  Common Scoter104 north.    
  Red-​breasted Merganser1malesouth.    
  Red-​throated Diver6      
  Manx Shearwater150 north.    
  Gannet7 north.    
  Grey Plover90 south.    
  Knot2900 south onto St. Annes Beach.    
  Kittiwake4 north.    
  Sandwich Tern9      
  Arctic Tern35 north.    
  Guillemot4      
 Avenham ParkSwift2 Over high NW Richard H  
 WartonLesser Whitethroat1 singing Carr Lane Paul Ellis  
  Willow Warbler1 singing Church Road    
  Goldcrest1 singing Church Road    
  Greenfinch1 singing Church Road    
 Cocker's DykeWhinchat1   Kinta Beaver  
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkWhinchat1Male  Barry Dyson  
  Wheatear2Females     
  Grasshopper Warbler1 Singing SE corner just inside Fleetwood tip    
  Sedge Warbler4 All singing with one displaying    
  Reed Warbler2 Both singing    
  Reed Bunting54m, 1f     
  Little Grebe2      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
 Blackpool ZooReed Warbler1 singing, De Vere entrance pool TS  
  Blackcap1mwest of pool    
  Chiffchaff1 west of pool    
  Mistle Thrush1 west of pool    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe1 west side pool TS  
  Willow Warbler1      
  Chiffchaff4      
  Blackcap2m     
 Salisbury WoodlandTreecreeper2 picnic area. TS/GJ TS  
  Blackcap1m     
  Robin1 collecting food    
 Stanley ParkCommon Sandpiper1   TS  
  Swift2      
  Swallow12      
  Willow Warbler3      
  Blackcap64m, 2f     
  Chiffchaff1      
  Nuthatch1      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Tufted Duck5m     
  Cormorant1 SW over NE golf course    
  Great Crested Grebe4      
 Cocker's DykeWillow Warbler1malesinging   
  Stock Dove2      
  Swallow3      
  Greenfinch1malesinging    
  Song Thrush1 to east    
 Ridge FarmSong Thrush3 1 carrying food and 1 singing   
  Willow Warbler21+ male1 singing    
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Tree Sparrow10      
  Stock Dove8      
  Red-​legged Partridge41+ male1 singing    
  Whitethroat1malesinging    
 Fairhaven DunesWhitethroat1malesings bushes as previous days FW  
 Freckleton Naze PointBarnacle Goose1 On the Ribble then flew up the river Douglas DS  
  Whimbrel1 Calling    
  Swallow6      
  Tree Sparrow2      
  Stock Dove2      
 Freckleton Naze PoolCattle Egret1 Amongst the cattle 17.30 DS  
  Gadwall2M/F     
  Black-​tailed Godwit8      
  Blackcap5 Calling    
  Whitethroat1 Calling    
  Chiffchaff3      
  Swallow4      
 Warton BankWhinchat1Male  DS  
  Wheatear1Male     
  Sedge Warbler2 Calling    
  Whitethroat1      
  Swallow4      
  Whooper Swan1      
  Avocet       
  Kestrel1      
 Knott EndChiffchaff1     
  Swallow3 flew past    
  Blackbird1femalecarrying food    
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Sand Martin4 flew over    
  Swallow5 flew over    
  Kittiwake1first-​winterdead    
 Pilling LaneSparrowhawk1     
  Swallow3      
  Oystercatcher10  SD375493   
  Stock Dove6  SD375493   
 Warbreck HillWillow Warbler1mSinging from Golden Triangle at end of Hilstone Lane DJM  
  Chiffchaff1mSinging from grounds of unity school    
  Song Thrush1mSinging from Golden Triangle     
2nd May
 Pilling LaneTurtle Dove1first-​winter    
 Starr GateManx Shearwater380 north. Watch 0900-​1100 sev.obs.  
  Gannet32 south.    
  Whimbrel2 north.    
  Kittiwake6ads.north.    
  Arctic Tern50 north.    
  Black Tern1 north 1115.    
  Harbour Porpoise1      
 Wrea GreenJay1   Paul Ellis  
 Pilling LaneBarn Owl1 early evening Beach Road Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Stanley ParkLesser Redpoll2   Frank Bird  
 Marton MereLittle Grebe1   TS  
  Shoveler1m     
  Oystercatcher2 east field    
  Kestrel1      
  Pied Wagtail1      
 Stanley ParkWillow Warbler1   TS  
  Blackcap64m, 2f     
  Swallow6      
  Pied Wagtail1 bowling greens    
  Sparrowhawk1fover NE golf course    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull91 2nd.w     
  Tufted Duck3m     
  Cormorant3      
  Great Crested Grebe4      
 Salisbury WoodlandNuthatch1   TS  
  Blackcap1m     
  Chiffchaff1      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseTreecreeper1 bridle path trees near zoo car park TS  
  Willow Warbler1      
  Blackcap3m     
  Chiffchaff3      
 Bank EndWheatear2M&F  AC  
  White Wagtail7      
  Meadow Pipit2      
 Jeremy LaneWheatear3   AC  
 Pilling LaneSwallow3     
 Mossom FieldWillow Warbler1mSinging DJM  
  Swallow1 S    
 Little SingletonWhimbrel15+ Fields off Garstang Rd  Jol  
 Bartle HallBullfinch1mIn trees near car park. Monty  
  Linnet4 Along hedgerow.    
  Yellowhammer1mNear above.    
  Nuthatch2 Calling.    
 Myerscough CollegeLesser Redpoll4 In Alders near river. Monty  
  Kingfisher1 Flying along river.    
  Dipper1 On river.    
  Buzzard2 Displaying.    
  Mistle Thrush1 On nest.    
  Willow Warbler2      
  Blackcap2m+f     
  Treecreeper1      
 Blackpool ZooReed Warbler1 singing, De Vere entrance pool TS  
 Stanley ParkPied Flycatcher1femHawthorn and Sycamore clump at the SE corner of NE golf course for 3 minutes, then flew off NE to bridle path trees  TS  
  Whimbrel2 NW over NE golf course, and calling    
  Reed Warbler1 singing, bush near NE corner of Rose Gardens    
  Swift2 over the lake    
 Knott EndGannet33 adultsflew east   
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Whimbrel2 flew east    
  Swallow3 flew east    
1st May
 Starr GateCommon Scoter625 Watch 0600-​1000 sev.obs.  
  Red-​throated Diver14      
  Manx Shearwater400      
  Sandwich Tern42      
  Arctic Tern32 south/east.    
  Arctic Skua1pale morphnorth 0951.    
 Stalmine MossShelduck2 in fieldSD394447gg  
 Sowerby HallCanada Goose2 on pond, south of Rapley LaneSD476381gg  
 Hale NookSwallow3 low over horse fieldSD389444gg  
 Carr House Green CommonGrey Heron1 in channel gg  
 Savick ParkGrey Heron1 over park at treetop level gg  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1fgarden feeder    
  Bullfinch74m, 3f     
 Knott EndChiffchaff1malesinging   
  Swallow5 flew east    
 Pilling LaneChiffchaff1malesinging at west end   
  Greenfinch1malesinging at south end of Beach Road    
  Swallow2      
 Ramper PotWhimbrel20+ 8pm.  Jol  
 Blackpool CentralGrey Wagtail2 Nesting area   
 Stanley ParkTreecreeper1 behind boathouse TS  
  Willow Warbler1      
  Blackcap2m     
  Chiffchaff1      
  Swallow3      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull9ads     
  Great Crested Grebe2+      
 Rossall PointManx Shearwater4 2n 2s ? Same birds Dfw  
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill4 S    
  Common Scoter2      
  Eider2M F     
 Burglar's AlleyLesser Whitethroat1 Poss 2 singing on rly track Dfw  
 Marton MereCoot4+ Pr with 2 chicks at FBC hide DJM/CR  
  Swift2 1,1    
  Swallow6 3,2,1 all N    
  Grasshopper Warbler1 Lawson's wetland    
  Whitethroat5      
  Lesser Whitethroat1      
  Cetti's Warbler6+      
  Blackcap6+      
  Sedge Warbler3      
  Reed Warbler5+      
  Reed Bunting2m     
  Kestrel1m     
  Lapwing1 On scrape    
  Gadwall2Pr     
  Little Grebe1 Heard SE corner    
 Salisbury WoodlandCoal Tit2   DJM/CR  
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
  Song Thrush1mSinging    
  Blackcap1mSinging    
 Warbreck HillChiffchaff1mSinging from Golden Triangle DJM  
  Song Thrush1mSinging from Golden Triangle    
  Dunnock2      
  Wren1mSinging from Golden Triangle Hilstone Lane/Regency Gardens    
 Mossom FieldBlackcap1m  DJM  
 Fairhaven DunesWhitethroat1malesings same bush as yesterday FW  
  Blackcap1malesings UU compound    
 Marton MereChiffchaff4   MM Discovery Walk  
  Blackcap6      
  Magpie1      
  Blackbird1      
  Grey Heron2      
  Canada Goose1      
  Reed Warbler5      
  Carrion Crow5      
  Herring Gull1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1      
  Little Grebe1      
  Wren1      
  Cetti's Warbler3      
  Coot1      
  Woodpigeon2      
  Greenfinch2      
  Blue Tit1      
  Mallard2      
  Whitethroat1      
  Reed Bunting2      
  Long-​tailed Tit1      
  Goldfinch1      
  Willow Warbler2      
  House Martin5      
  Swift1      
  Kestrel1      
  Chaffinch1      
  Lesser Whitethroat2      
  Robin1      
  Moorhen1      
 Marton MereOystercatcher1   MM Discovery Walk Cont..  
  Gadwall1      
  Greylag Goose1      
  Mute Swan1      
  Tufted Duck3      
  Shoveler2      
 Lytham MossLittle Ringed Plover2 north end of wild laneSD349321Frank Bird  
 Cocker's DykeBarn Owl1 hunting early am Paul Ellis  
 Poulton-le-FyldeWillow Warbler1 Singing, fields off Little Poulton Lane  Jol  
  Chiffchaff1 Singing, fields off Little Poulton Lane    
  Whitethroat1 Singing, fields off Little Poulton Lane     
  Song Thrush1 Singing, fields off Little Poulton Lane    
  Blackcap1 Singing in coppice off Little Poulton Lane    
  Long-​tailed Tit2 In coppice off Little Poulton Lane    
  Goldcrest1 Calling in conifer on Old Mains Lane     
  Tree Sparrow1 Old Mains Lane     
  Whitethroat2 Singing in fields off Old Mains Lane    
  Mistle Thrush1 Singing Little Poulton Lane     
  Song Thrush1 Back garden    
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