Sightings for June 2017

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
24th June
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveStonechat1juv    
 Stalmine MossQuail1 On Union lane, singing in field by "Inverness" at 22.20406457Glen Jackson  
 Marton MereCommon Tern1ad  TS  
  Kestrel6 Ad male + probable fem & 4 juvs, barn area    
  Buzzard1 over Gipsy Hole Wood     
  Oystercatcher1 over east fields    
  Red-​legged Partridge2 east field    
  Stock Dove5 barn roof    
  Pied Wagtail1juvpool bank    
  Long-​tailed Tit10+ trees around NW platform    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing    
  Willow Warbler2 singing    
  Swallow12+ east field, following fly flushing tractor    
  Mute Swan86 young     
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Cormorant1 circling over    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan64 young2 lost since June 15th TS  
  Canada Goose64 juv     
  Coot42 juv     
  Buzzard1 over west side    
  Oystercatcher2 over north    
 CottamBarn Owl1 Hunting over fields along Cottam Way  SB  
 Starr GateShelduck3 north. Watch 0630-​1000 L.G.B.  
  Common Scoter47 south.    
  Manx Shearwater246 south.    
  Gannet130 north.    
  Curlew4 south.    
  Great Skua1 south 0729.    
  Sandwich Tern35 south.    
  Common Tern6      
  Grey Seal2      
 Myerscough QuarryLinnet21m 1f  AJH  
  Common Tern1 flying along canal    
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2   TS  
  Tufted Duck3m     
  Nuthatch2+ possibly 3, wood west of Heron island    
  Blackcap2m, f/juvwood west of Heron island    
  Coal Tit1juvold putting green    
  Long-​tailed Tit5+juvsold putting green    
  Greylag Goose8ads     
 Preston DockCommon Tern108 Plus a minimum of 22 young -​ alot more hidden in the trays Ian Walker  
  Arctic Tern65 Ad & 1 ImmatureImmature bird probable 1st Summer    
  Common Sandpiper1 On pontoons    
  Great Black-​backed Gull2Ads     
 Newton MarshBlack-​tailed Godwit63   Ian Walker  
 Stanley ParkGoldcrest2msinging`  
  Grey Wagtail2 juvs    
  Canada Goosec50      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
23rd June
 Mossom FieldWillow Warbler1m  DJM/GM  
 Light AshCorn Bunting2 singing   
  Common Tern1 carrying food    
  Grey Heron1      
  Stock Dove2      
  Red-​legged Partridge4      
  Pheasant1femalenest 3 eggs    
  Blackcap2 singing    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Linnet2male, female     
 MyerscoughLesser Whitethroat1 singing Beech GroveSD492383  
  Yellowhammer1 Lee Farm    
  Lapwing1youngLee Farm    
  Oystercatcher2 Lee Farm    
 Cuddy HillGoldcrest1 singing   
  Song Thrush1 singing    
  Whitethroat1 singing    
 Starr GateManx Shearwater177 south. Watch 1000-​1300 L.G.B.  
  Gannet22 south.    
  Sanderling40 south.    
  Dunlin4 south.    
  Curlew2 south.    
  Arctic Skua1ad. pale morphsouth.    
  Sandwich Tern37 south.    
  Common Tern8 south.    
  Swift7 south.    
 Marton MereShoveler1m  TS  
  Great Black-​backed Gull13cy     
  Stock Dove3      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 SW field    
  Linnet5 NW area    
  Song Thrush3 singing    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing, north central scrub    
  Mute Swan86 young     
  Great Crested Grebe2      
 Marton MereCommon Tern1adfishing for less than 10 minutes TS  
 Pilling LaneMallard3010 young    
 Cocker's DykeGreenfinch1malesinging   
  Herring Gull4      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4      
 Knott EndLittle Egret1     
  Black-​headed Gull3adult and 2 juvs     
  Song Thrush1juvenile     
  Herring Gull8      
  Manx Shearwater3 flew west    
  Gannet4 flew west    
22nd June
 Bone HillQuail1+malesinging   
  Barn Owl1 hunting    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Lapwing42 adults, 2 young     
 Carleton CrematoriumRing-​necked Parakeet1 In trees opposite crem gate on Moor Park Avenue at 16.00 DJM/GM et al  
  Chiffchaff2m1 in trees opposite crem gate on Moor Park Avenue, 1 in crem    
 Knott EndGannet1adultflew west   
 Marton MereCurlew2m, fover west TS  
  Kestrel2m, juv     
  Stock Dove3      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Black-​headed Gull6ads     
  Skylark1 singing over SE field    
  Cetti's Warbler5 singing    
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  Mallard6f + 5 youngoverflow stream    
  Mute Swan106 young     
  Great Crested Grebe1      
 Shard BridgeCommon Sandpiper4   Paul Slade  
 Skippool CreekLapwing97   Paul Slade  
  Golden Plover1      
 Lousanna FarmBuzzard1 to west   
 Stalmine MossCorn Bunting1malesinging   
  Skylark2 1 carrying foodSD398449   
  Red-​legged Partridge1  SD398449   
 Stanley ParkNuthatch1adwood north of Heron island TS  
  Treecreeper1adwood north of Heron island    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1juvwood north of Heron island    
  Coal Tit1adwood north of Heron island    
  Long-​tailed Tit1adwood north of Heron island    
  Blackcap1msinging, wood north of Heron island    
  Grey Wagtail2juvsHeron island area    
  Pied Wagtail1ad.mwest putting green    
  House Martin1      
  Black-​headed Gull6ads     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull3ads     
  Mute Swan25 1 dead    
  Great Crested Grebe2ads     
  Tufted Duck3m     
  Gadwall2ecl.m, f     
  new species1 Emperor Dragonfly    
 Marton MereCommon Scoter1fem  TS  
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing, north central scrub    
 Staining NookLesser Whitethroat1 singing TS  
  Tree Sparrow8+ Mere View Lane    
21st June
 Knott EndGreat Crested Grebe1adult    
  House Martin4 1 at nest    
 Out RawcliffeBarn Owl2   Paul Slade  
 Bradshaw Lane HeadBarn Owl1   Paul Slade  
 Eagland HillLittle Owl1   Paul Slade  
 Stalmine MossQuail1malesinging Union Lane 22.10SD406457Paul Slade  
  Tawny Owl1 Union LaneSD407456   
  Little Owl1      
 Hale NookLittle Owl1  SD391439Paul Slade  
 HambletonLittle Owl2 Clay Gap LaneSD386436Paul Slade  
  Tawny Owl1 Clay Gap LaneSD383434   
 Knott EndSwift2   AC  
 CatforthCommon Tern2 flew west   
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Marton MereDunnock2   Marton Mere Volunteers  
  Sedge Warbler2 Lawsons Wetland and Causeway    
  Reed Warbler1 FBC hide    
  Reed Bunting32m/1fViewing Platform and Causeway    
  Grasshopper Warbler2 Lawsons Wetland and Causeway     
  Blackcap2m/f and 3+ fledgAdj Lawsons Allotment feeding young    
  Whitethroat2 Lawsons Wetland embankment    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Viewing Platform    
  Grey Heron1      
  Kestrel1 Over East Fields    
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  House Martin2      
  new species1 Ruby Tailed Wasp    
  new species1 Small Copper    
  new species4+ Red Admiral    
  new species2 Speckled Wood    
  new species1 Peacock    
  new species1 Orange Tip    
  new species5+ Small Tortoiseshell    
  new species1 Small Skipper    
  new species2 Grey Squirrel -​ Feeding Station    
  new species10+ Damsel Fly    
  Chiffchaff1 Pumping Station    
 Pilling LaneSwift1     
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2ads  TS  
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Grey Wagtail54+ juvsHeron island area    
  Blackcap3 singing    
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
 Marton MereGreat Crested Grebe1   TS  
  Stock Dove8 barn roof    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing    
 Newton MarshBlack-​tailed Godwit18   Paul Ellis  
  Shoveler  3 broods (2 of large ones, one of smallish ones)    
  Shelduck2juvsbrood of two    
 Starr GateShelduck6 south. Watch 0630-​1030 L.G.B. M.J.  
  Garganey1maleSouth then north 0720.    
  Common Scoter199 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe2 south.    
  Manx Shearwater15 south.    
  Gannet44 south.    
  Little Egret1 south.    
  Curlew4 south.    
  Black-​headed Gull12      
  Sandwich Tern166 south.    
  Common Tern21      
  Guillemot1 south.    
  Swift20 south.    
  Harbour Porpoise2      
  Grey Seal2      
20th June
 Starr GateShelduck12 south.Watch 0630-​1000. L.G.B. M.J.  
  Common Scoter324 south.    
  Red-​throated Diver1 north.    
  Manx Shearwater3 south.    
  Cormorant12 north.    
  Little Egret1 north.    
  Black-​headed Gull14 including pr.+ 1juv.    
  Little Tern2 south.    
  Sandwich Tern90 feeding offshore with gannets.    
  Common Tern5      
  Bottlenose Dolphin3      
  Grey Seal2      
 WartonLesser Whitethroat1 singing Church road Paul Ellis  
  Sedge Warbler2 singing Lodge Lane    
  Kestrel  fledged brood Carr Lane    
  Reed Bunting1 + singing Lodge Lane    
 Marton MereMute Swan106 young  TS  
 Mythop Angling ClubCootc25 Pit viewed from train   
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2ads  TS  
  Tufted Duck43m     
 MedlarLittle Owl22 juvboth birds this years young paler and more spotted than adult seen on last visit andy myo  
 Mossom FieldSwift7   DJM  
  Willow Warbler1mSinging    
 Knott EndSwift5 Westbourne Rd,feeding 1900 AC  
 Preston DockArctic Tern4   nick patel  
  Common Sandpiper1 heard    
  new species25 bee orchid     
 Bone HillQuail1MSinging near the pumping station 1815hrs  Ian Walker  
  Corn Bunting3      
  Reed Bunting1      
 Marton MereGrey Heron1   Marton Mere Volunteers  
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Grasshopper Warbler2 1 East Bank and 1 Lawsons    
  Sedge Warbler2+ Singing    
  Reed Bunting3      
  Blue Tit2      
  Cetti's Warbler3      
  Swallow4 2 ad 2 juv    
  Willow Warbler1 NE Corner    
  new species1 Stoat NE Corner     
  new species1 Small Tortoiseshell    
  new species1 Red Admiral    
  new species1 Comma    
  new species1 Speckled Wood    
  new species1 Broad Bodied Chaser    
 Newton MarshAvocet1 Surprisingly my first at this site. SA  
  Black-​tailed Godwitc50      
 Knott EndMediterranean Gull1adult    
  Common Tern22 adultsflew west    
  Black-​headed Gull402 juveniles     
  Sand Martin1      
19th June
 Bradshaw Lane HeadBarn Owl1 09.20 am AJH  
 Marton MereKestrel43+ juvsprobably 3 juvs, barn roof. First sighting last year, July 7th TS  
  Lapwing5 island pool    
  Oystercatcher2 pool    
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Mute Swan86 young     
  Grey Heron3ads     
  Stock Dove3      
  Mistle Thrush1 east over north side    
  Blackbird1fsitting again, FBC hide    
  Linnet7 over embankment    
  Tree Sparrow1+ Mere View    
  House Sparrow1mMere View    
  Cetti's Warbler5 singing    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing, north side    
  new species1 Comma    
  new species1 Large Skipper    
  new species2m, fCommon Blue    
  new species2 Burnet Moth    
  new species23 Rabbit, SW grass    
 St AnnesCorn Bunting6+ min 6 singing on Moss   
 Stanley ParkGrey Wagtail43+ juvsHeron island area TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 north of west bridge    
  Great Crested Grebe1+ad     
  Tufted Duck2m     
 Bone HillQuail22 males2 singingSD433465  
 Starr GateLittle Tern2 south SD  
  Arctic Skua1 dm harrying gulls briefly    
  Sandwich Tern182 min. south    
  Common Scoterc400      
  Common Ternc20 blogging    
  Shelduckc103 movement north and south in groups up to 29    
  Greylag Goose4 south distantly presumed this sp    
  Grey Wagtail1 south    
  Bottlenose Dolphin1+      
  Harbour Porpoise1      
18th June
 Out RawcliffeBarn Owl1 09.30 am AJH  
 Stake PoolChiffchaff1 singing in village Paul Ellis  
 Winmarleigh MossWillow Warbler7 singing along north edge + one carrying food Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Meadow Pipit3 plus singing north edge    
  Chiffchaff2 singing    
  new species20 Four spot Chasers    
  new species4 Large Red Damselflies    
  new species6 Azure Damselflies    
  new species1 Emporer dragonfly    
 Garstang MarinaSparrowhawk1 to northeast   
  Curlew1 to northeast    
 Cabus NookLesser Black-​backed Gull15     
 Savick ParkBullfinch84m, 2f, 2juvs  gg  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1m     
  Greenfinch3m, 2juvs     
  Blue Tit5+4juvs     
  Great Tit3+juvs     
  Long-​tailed Tit1      
  Coal Tit21juv     
  Collared Dove2 copulating    
  Song Thrush1 singing daily    
  Chiffchaff1 singing daily    
  Wren1 singing daily    
 Knott EndHerring Gull42 adults and 2 youngGrasmere RoadSD356484  
  Curlew6 flew west    
  Black-​headed Gull50      
 Cockerham MossCurlew3 south side   
  Song Thrush1malesinging on south side    
 Cogie HillBuzzard1 to northwest   
  Kestrel2 to north    
  Corn Bunting1malesinging to northwest    
  Stock Dove2 to northwest    
 Cumming CarrBarn Owl1 to north   
 Bone HillQuail33 males3 singingSD433465Chris Batty  
 Winmarleigh MossGrasshopper Warbler1 singingSD447481  
  Barn Owl1      
  Reed Bunting51+ male1 singing    
  Song Thrush2      
  Willow Warbler43+ males3 singing    
 Marton MereLittle Grebe1   TS  
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Lapwing3 island pool    
  Kestrel32mbarn area    
  Stock Dove5 barn area    
  Red-​legged Partridge2 east field, and calling    
  Cetti's Warbler4+ singing    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing, Mere View Lane    
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  new species1 Painted Lady    
  new species1 Emperor Dragonfly    
 Stanley ParkGrey Wagtail32 juvs + 13rd bird flew out of sight TS  
  Great Crested Grebe3ads     
  Tufted Duck1m     
 Fairhaven LakeTufted Duck 2 ad fem 10 young1 with 6, 1 with 4 Ash Baines  
 WartonLittle Ringed Plover2 Barretts Housing development at 20.10 Ian Walker  
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
 MyerscoughKingfisher1 On canal opposite quarry. Stu Milne.  
  Reed Warbler1      
  Reed Bunting6+      
  Sedge Warbler8+      
  Peregrine1 On pylon near quarry.    
  new species2 Large skipper butterfly.    
  new species1MBanded demoiselle.    
 CopthorneBarnacle Goose1     
  Greylag Goosec110 including juveniles    
 Grange ParkGoldcrest1msinging Boundary Park   
 Preston DockArctic Tern4   P Slade/P Ellis  
  new species27 Bee Orchid's, remarkably nicely in flower only a week after being mowed    
  new species1 Marsh Orchid    
  House Martin1 at least one active nest on flats south side    
 Freckleton Naze PoolGrasshopper Warbler1 Reeling Ash Baines  
 TrealesCommon Tern2 Lancaster Canal Ian Walker  
  Nuthatch2 Wood opposite Hand and Dagger pub    
  new species1MBanded Demoiselle Damselfly    
 TrealesYellowhammer3MJacob's Lane -​ One carrying food  IW & AM  
  Tree Sparrow1      
 Devonshire Rock GardensBlackcap2+m2 males singing + calls heard DJM  
  Song Thrush2m1 near offices & 1 in 'Butterfly Zone'    
  Sparrowhawk1 over rough fields    
 Warbreck HillBlackcap1mSinging from 'Golden Triangle' at end of Hilstone Lane DJM  
  Song Thrush1mSinging from 'Golden Triangle' at end of Hilstone Lane    
  Greenfinch1mSinging from 'Golden Triangle' at end of Hilstone Lane    
  Dunnock1mSinging from 'Golden Triangle' at end of Hilstone Lane    
 Newton MarshBlack-​tailed Godwit45   DJM  
  Barn Owl1 Taking prey to UU buildings    
  Shoveler20+ Many juveniles from quite small to almost full grown    
  Shelduck9+ incl pair with 5 very small chicks    
  Whitethroat1mSinging from roadsidde hedge    
17th June
 Knott EndLittle Egret1     
 Marton MereShelduck7 over south TS  
  Little Grebe1 calling    
  Great Crested Grebe2ads     
  Mute Swan86 young     
  Kestrel2m, f     
  Stock Dove7 barn roof    
  Collared Dove2 barn roof    
  Black-​headed Gull3 over north    
  Cetti's Warbler5 singing. 1 SW corner of SW field    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing. Mere View Lane    
  Tree Sparrow2+ Mere View    
  Willow Warbler1 singing, Staining Nook    
  House Martin20+      
 Stanley ParkGreat Spotted Woodpecker1juvNW corner of model village TS  
  Grey Wagtail1juvHeron island area    
  Tufted Duck2m     
  Great Crested Grebe3ads     
 Pilling LaneSparrowhawk1   Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 CottamBuzzard1   Stu Milne.  
  Whitethroat4+ Brickworks    
  Chiffchaff1+ Lots singing    
  Common Tern1 Along canal with fish in mouth.    
  new species1+ Meadow brown butterfly.    
  new species4 Speckled wood butterfly.    
  new species3 Common blue butterfly.    
  new species1+ Burnet moth lots on brickworks.    
  new species1 Broad bodied chaser.    
  new species2 Emporor dragonfly.    
 Carr House Green CommonBullfinch1Mall records south end other side of B5269  Ian Walker  
  Grasshopper Warbler1 Reeling     
  Blackcap2 Worth checking for Garden Warbler heard a possible but couldn't relocate     
  Lesser Whitethroat1 Hard tacking     
  Sedge Warbler6 2 carrying food     
  new species3 Large Skipper     
  new species1 Red Admiral     
  new species  Meadow Brown     
 Conder GreenAvocet13 Conder Pool 6 adults ,7 chicks. martin jump  
  Common Tern4 Conder Pool 2 adults,2 chicks.    
 Lytham CrematoriumLittle Owl1   AB, KS  
 CockersandWhooper Swan2 Moss Lane   
  Tree Sparrowc7      
 GlassonGoldcrest1msinging by church   
  Little Egret6 estuary    
  Tree Sparrow6 Old Glasson    
 Conder GreenTufted Duck5 pool   
  Black-​tailed Godwit12 creek    
 Newton MarshBlack-​tailed Godwit312CY  Ian Walker  
  Little Ringed Plover1      
  Oystercatcher2Plus 2 chicks      
  Shelduck3Plus brood of 4     
  new species1MEmperor Dragonfly     
16th June
 EavesBarn Owl64 young4 young in barn at Cross House Farm   
 Wrea GreenNuthatch1 The Villa   
 Pilling LaneGreat Black-​backed Gull1first-​summer    
  Song Thrush1malesinging    
 Cocker's DykeWhitethroat1malesinging   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull20      
 Knott EndWhitethroat1malesinging   
 Staining NookCetti's Warbler1 singing TS  
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing    
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  House Martin10+ over Nook area    
 Marton MereLittle Grebe1 calling, close in to south bank TS  
  Great Crested Grebe2ads     
  Mute Swan106 young2 ads -​ main dyke    
  Mallard10+ females with 3 well grown juvs and 5 new young    
  Stock Dove4      
  Red-​legged Partridge2 east field    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 MW scrub    
  Pied Wagtail1mpool bank    
  Tree Sparrow4+ Mere View    
  Greenfinch3 Mere View Lane    
  Cetti's Warbler4 singing    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing, north central scrub    
  Sedge Warbler3 singing    
 Lower BallamGadwall9 female with 8 ducklings on dyke that runs under brays lane andy myo  
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2ads  TS  
  Mute Swan24      
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Grey Wagtail1femeast bridge area    
 Preston Docknew species  Bee Orchid,all the set aside were the Bee Orchids were has been mown down only a few spikes left.I`m gutted. martin jump  
 Fairhaven LakeGannet1Adult13.00 Dead. Floating on lake near the overflow. SA  
 Marton MereBittern1 flew low from island pools south side reeds to west end of north reeds, 10.28. My first ever June record here. TS  
15th June
 NatebyAvocet1 On flooded farm field G Thomas  
 Marton MereMallard48     
 Knott EndSwift2     
  Common Gull66 first-​summers     
 Ribby HallGreat Spotted Woodpecker1   G Coulburn  
  new species5 speckled wood    
 MedlarBarn Owl2   andy myo  
  Little Owl1 seen at 21.10 on fence posts    
 Blackpool CentralGreat Black-​backed Gull52 ad, 3 juvNest on rooftop between Birley and Clifton Streets behind Abingdon Street   
 Marton MereMute Swan126 young2 ads flew NE from SE field. Still 6 young on mere late morning TS  
  Mallard4 female with 3 young, overflow stream    
  Buzzard2 over Mythop fields    
  Stock Dove5 barn roof    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing. 1 NW pit (west end of S.S.S.I.)    
  Willow Warbler1 singing, NW pit    
  House Martin6 low over east marsh / east field    
  Sand Martin2 low over east marsh / east field    
  Common Tern1ad2 five minute visits    
  new species1 Large Skipper, SW field    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan86 youngmoved to large central pool TS  
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2adsnorth end, no sign of single young TS  
  Tufted Duck1m     
 Marton MereGreylag Goose1 All spotted by vols while out working Marton Mere Volunteers  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull20      
  Herring Gull3      
  Reed Bunting2      
  Linnet2 East embankment Hawthorne    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Mute Swan2 2 Adults and 5 young    
  House Martin4      
  Reed Warbler1      
  Chiffchaff1 Singing in willow N path    
  Buzzard1 Over N scrub    
  Grey Heron1      
14th June
 GalgateGrey Wagtail3 1 young fledged from nestbox   
 CottamChiffchaff1 singing Cottam Ave/Lea Rd   
 Knott EndGreylag Goose3 flew east   
 FreckletonGrey Wagtail1adcarrying food 434 282Dan Haywood  
 Lytham MarshMarsh Harrier1  a moulting 'cream-​crown'... looking to be same individual as seen Hundred End 13/6 Dan Haywood  
 KirkhamBarn Owl1 hunting and carrying food andy myo  
  Little Owl1      
 Conder GreenTufted Duck5     
  Avocet42 adults and 2 young     
  Black-​tailed Godwit12      
  Reed Bunting1      
  Oystercatcher91 young     
  Pied Wagtail32 juveniles     
  Common Tern1adult     
  Mute Swan8      
  Little Egret1adult     
 Head Dyke LaneLapwing1 east end   
 CockerhamPied Wagtail1     
  Whitethroat1  SD463531   
 WrampoolLesser Black-​backed Gull20     
 Sand VillaBuzzard1     
 Preesall Moss SidePied Wagtail1     
 Stake PoolSong Thrush1 carrying food   
  House Martin2      
 WrampoolSwift3   AC  
 Stake PoolSwift2   AC  
 Marton MereGreat Crested Grebe1   TS  
  Oystercatcher2 over south    
  Sparrowhawk1flow over east marsh with prey    
  Kestrel1mbarn ledge    
  Stock Dove2      
  Red-​legged Partridge2 RL Partridge or Chukor, east field    
  Goldfinch8 over east marsh. 2 juvs seen earlier    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing    
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
 WeshamSwift12 screaming party around NHS buildings  Ian Walker  
 SingletonBarn Owl12+10young 2adults6 nest boxes checked, all with at least 2 young. 3 new sites.  monty  
 Out RawcliffeYellowhammer1malesinging Crook Gate LaneSD419427Paul Slade  
  Nuthatch1 Castle Hill Wood    
  Chiffchaff1malesinging Castle Hill Wood    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Castle Hill Wood    
  Whitethroat1malessinging Castle Hill Wood    
 Pilling LaneLapwing2     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull22 adults     
  Greylag Goose2      
 Knott EndGreat Crested Grebe1adult    
 Stanley ParkCoal Tit2ads1 clock garden area, 1 stump circle area TS  
  Grey Wagtail2juvsHeron island area    
  Blackcap2 singing    
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Great Crested Grebe51 young     
 Freckleton Naze PointSpoonbill1immaturethen flew west Dan Haywood  
13th June
 GalgateGrey Wagtail3 male, female, 1 young in nest   
 Warton MarshBarnacle Goose1 associating with Canada Geese on estuary Dan Haywood  
 Preston DockArctic Tern81s, 2s, 6 ads  Paul Slade  
 Marton MereGreat Crested Grebe1ad  TS  
  Mute Swan86 young     
  Gadwall2m, f     
  Oystercatcher3 over east fields    
  Lapwing4 east fields    
  Stock Dove4      
  Black-​headed Gull1ad     
  Long-​tailed Tit21 flew from SW corner willows to SW planting. Probably ads + 2 broods feeding together    
  Sedge Warbler1 singing    
  Cetti's Warbler4 singing. 1 showed well island path willows    
  Grey Heron32 ad, 1 juvisland pools    
 Lawson RoadCetti's Warbler1 singing, north side of allotments TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe1adpool SE from zoo car park TS  
 Preston DockBlack Tern1 On pontoon 18.00 AB, SB  
 MowbreckRaven3 flying east to west calling andy myo  
 Pilling LaneBuzzard2 mobbed by seagulls Peter R  
 Warton BankHobby1adultflew north over Warton Brows Dan Haywood  
 Staining NookCetti's Warbler1 singing and showing well near bridle path TS  
  Willow Warbler1 singing    
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
  Blackcap1 singing    
  House Martin8+ to the east    
  Collared Dove1 singing    
  Song Thrush1 singing    
  Tree Sparrow10+ads & juvsMere View Lane    
  Robin3ad + 2 juvMere View    
  Canada Goose62 ad + 4 juvsfield east of Mere View Lane    
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe31 young2 ads with 1 (from 3) young, lake north end TS  
 Knott EndBuzzard2     
12th June
 Knott EndGannet3 flew west   
  Grey Heron1adult     
 Starr GateCommon Scoter19 south.Watch 0930-​1230. L.G.B.  
  Fulmar1 south.    
  Manx Shearwater157 south.    
  Gannet71 south.    
  Cormorant1 south.    
  Knot57 south.    
  Sanderling25 south.    
  Dunlin70 south.    
  Arctic Skua1ad. pale morph.south 1155.    
  Kittiwake6 south.    
  Sandwich Tern14      
  Common Tern5      
  Guillemot14 south.    
 Preston DockArctic Tern7 1 sitting on abandoned mute's nest, possibly retry nick patel  
  new species20 bee orchid spikes    
 Marton MereCommon Tern1adfishing south side of mere, 15.00-​15.10, then flew south TS  
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing, north central scrub    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing    
  Skylark1 over east field    
  Linnet1 east field    
  Goldfinch7 over east end    
  Kestrel2 males clashing over SW field    
  Mute Swan86 young     
 Stanley ParkGrey Wagtail32 juvfemale feeding 2 juvs, east bridge area TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1juvSE corner, west putting green    
  House Sparrow1fcollecting food near east bridge    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull9      
  Tufted Duck43m     
  Greylag Goose6ads1 resident bird    
  Mute Swan23      
  Great Crested Grebe4+ 2 ads south end of lake, 1 ad + 1 young showing north end    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseTufted Duck2m, fpool east of zoo car park TS  
  Reed Warbler1 singing    
 Preston DockCommon Scoter22 malesbriefly 10.20am Maurice Jones,Frank Walsh  
  Arctic Tern1adult     
11th June
 CockersandWhooper Swan2 Moss Lane   
  Little Egret1 Moss Lane    
 Bank EndLittle Egret5     
 Knott EndLittle Egret1     
 Mossom FieldBlackcap1m  DJM/GM  
 Blackpool North ShoreGreat Skua1 N @ high tide 13.00 DJM  
  Manx Shearwaterc50 Roughly 2/3 N distant, 1/3 S closer    
  Gannetc10 Mostly 2cy    
  Kittiwake2 S    
 Stanley ParkHobby1 Briefly chasing House Martins over the lake, then headed away towards Marton Mere 10.30 P Guy  
  House Martin20+ Over the Lake in Stanley Park    
  Swift10+ Over the Lake in Stanley Park    
 Bank EndSwift5   AC  
  Pied Wagtail73ads 4 juves     
  Great Crested Grebe2adsin cocker channel     
 Bone HillCorn Bunting1malesinging   
 Bradshaw Lane HeadHouse Martin1     
 CatterallSwift1  SD502419  
 Cogie HillSwift1 to west   
 Stake PoolSwift1 to east   
  House Martin1 at nest to east    
 Head Dyke LaneKestrel1maleeast end   
 Knott EndManx Shearwater2 flew west   
  Kittiwake1 flew west    
  Gannet1 flew west    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull48      
  Grey Plover1      
  Black-​headed Gull8      
 Starr GateGannet8Majority immSeawatch 1400 -​ 1510hrs Ian Walker  
  Manx Shearwater39      
  Common Tern1      
  Sandwich Tern2      
  unidentified Common Tern or Arctic Tern2      
 Fairhaven LakeCanada Goose192   Ian Walker WeBS  
  Mute Swan2      
  Tufted Duck15      
 Fairhaven BeachLittle Egret4   Ian Walker WeBS  
  Grey Heron1      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit2      
  Common Tern11      
  Manx Shearwater9      
  Grey Seal1      
 Preston DockArctic Tern43 ads, 2nd summer  P Slade/IW/SB  
 WeetonSwift80+ Low over field east of camp late afternoon Paul Slade  
 Preston DockLittle Tern1adultnear far end of tern pontoons. Steve Jones  
  Great Crested Grebe1adult     
  Mute Swan2adultsno sign on any cygnets now.    
 Fleetwood MarshHerring Gull75   P Slade/Webs  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull15      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
 Arm HillOystercatcher968   P Slade/Webs  
  Shelduck39inc 8 small young     
  Lapwing3inc one young     
  Little Egret1      
 Barnaby's SandsOystercatcher6   P Slade/Webs  
  Little Egret1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull55      
  Herring Gull22      
  Reed Bunting1male     
 Agglebys PitMallard1   P Slade/Webs  
  Whitethroat32 males     
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing    
 Wardley's CreekShelduck50inc 4 small young  P Slade/Webs  
  Black-​headed Gull3      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull46      
  Herring Gull6      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Grey Heron1 on roadside pool, caught a small rodent    
  Mute Swan2 on roadside pool    
 Shard BridgeShelduck10inc 7 small young  P Slade/Webs  
  Grey Heron2      
  Little Egret2      
  Black-​headed Gull3      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull9      
 Skippool CreekLesser Black-​backed Gull20   P Slade/Webs  
  Herring Gull2      
  Shelduck17inc 10 small young     
  Grey Heron1      
  Little Egret1      
  Black-​headed Gull1      
 Ramper PotShelduck6   P Slade/Webs  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull16      
 Lytham JettyCormorant12   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Mute Swan9      
  Canada Goose124      
  Common Tern3      
 Todderstaffe HallBlackcap1malesinging Paul Slade  
 Poulton-le-FyldeGoldcrest1malesinging Moreton Drive Paul Slade  
 Marton MereGrasshopper Warbler1 singing, reedy area near NE gate TS  
  Sand Martin2      
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe42 ad + 2 young  TS  
  Tufted Duck1m     
 Savick ParkBullfinch93m, 3f, 3juvs  gg  
  Greenfinch4m, f, 2juvs     
  Goldfinch44ads, 1juv     
  Coal Tit2      
  Blue Tit5+4 juvs     
  Great Tit2+juvs      
  Blackbird42m, f, juv     
  Collared Dove4      
  Song Thrush1 singing    
  House Sparrow1m     
10th June
 Knott EndSwift1     
 Little SingletonLittle Egret1     
 Marton MereGreat Crested Grebe1ad  TS  
  Stock Dove1      
  Song Thrush1 singing    
  Cetti's Warbler3 singing    
 Little SingletonLittle Egret4     
  Shelduck6 F and 5 small young    
  Mallard10 F and 9 small young    
  Skylark1+ singing    
 Mythop GrangeShelduck1     
 Lytham JettyMeadow Pipit83+ males3 singing to east   
 Blackpool AirportOystercatcher11  SD311314  
  Herring Gull25  SD311314   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2  SD311314   
 Skippool CreekSwift8  SD360404  
 Blackpool Waste Transfer StationLesser Black-​backed Gull160     
 Yeadon WaySwift1     
 Shard BridgeCormorant1     
9th June
 Lytham CrematoriumRing-​necked Parakeet2     
 Preston DockCommon Tern125+ nests. 15+ young Paul Slade  
  Arctic Tern3pr + 2nd summerNest by swan nest failed    
  new species10 Bee Orchid's    
 Lytham CrematoriumRing-​necked Parakeet3 From mid afternoon  MF  
 Skippool CreekLapwing35     
  Little Egret1      
  Grey Heron2      
 Little SingletonLittle Egret1     
  Grey Heron3      
 Marton MereGadwall1m  TS  
  Mute Swan86 young     
  Oystercatcher2 over NW    
  Stock Dove2      
  Cetti's Warbler4 singing    
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ReserveSwift11 feeding low   
  Little Grebe1 on Bridge pool trying to swallow a small, black Catfish.    
 Knott EndCanada Goose30 flew over   
  Little Egret1      
8th June
 Newton MarshBarn Owl1   AB, SB  
 Haslam ParkBullfinch1mallotments. martin jump  
  Whitethroat2 wetland.    
  Blackcap1 in wetland area.    
  new species7 Banded Demoiselle,by banks of Savick brook.    
  Grasshopper Warbler1 Reeling in rough field next to orchard    
 Knott EndGannet3 flew west   
  Canada Goose76 flew over    
  Great Crested Grebe1adult     
7th June
 Newton MarshLittle Ringed Plover1   AB, SB  
 Pilling LaneLong-​tailed Tit1     
 Marton MereShoveler2m, f  TS  
  Mute Swan86 young     
  Great Black-​backed Gull2ads     
  Stock Dove6 barn roof    
  Cetti's Warbler5 singing    
 Blackpool North ShoreFulmar5 Sea watch 7.25-​9.50. All north Barry Dyson  
  Gannet42 37 north, 5 south    
  Manx Shearwater2 2 north    
 Savick ParkBullfinch1 FIRST juvenile of 2017: 19.06 2015: 02.07 2016 gg  
 Knott EndGannet11 flew west   
  Ringed Plover1      
  Little Egret1      
6th June
 Blackpool CentralGrey Wagtail1+ Breeding site area   
 Starr GateCommon Scoter89 north. Watches 0700-​1115 1415-​1615. L.G.B.  
  Red-​breasted Merganser1mnorth.    
  Fulmar27 north.    
  Manx Shearwater176 north.    
  Gannet232 north.    
  Great Skua1 north 0835.    
  Kittiwake82 north.    
  Common Tern6 north.    
 Stanley ParkSand Martin1+ Over north end of lake + House Martins, Swallows and Swifts  TS  
  Great Crested Grebe6 Pair + 2 young, north end. South end pair -​ nest washed out    
 Marton MereMute Swan86 young  TS  
  Kestrel2m, f     
 Starr GateKittiwake15+ N DJM  
  Gannet7 N    
  Manx Shearwater3 N    
 Stanley ParkSwift18 over south fields TS  
 Knott EndSooty Shearwater1 flew west at 10:28am Chris Batty  
  Manx Shearwater15 flew west    
  Gannet13 flew west    
  Tufted Duck1femaleflew west    
  Sandwich Tern22 adultsflew west    
  Great Skua1 flew west    
  Fulmar3 flew west    
  Arctic Skua1      
  Kittiwake2+2+ adultsflew west    
  Common Gull22 first-​summers     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull30      
  Little Egret1      
 Starr GateManx Shearwater2 N DJM  
  Gannet9 N    
5th June
 Marton MereShoveler2m, f  TS  
  Oystercatcher2 pool    
  Lapwing1adeast field. Could have young hidden in the grass    
  Stock Dove2      
  Red-​legged Partridge1 east field    
  Goldfinch15 over the embankment    
  Cetti's Warbler2 singing    
  Whitethroat1 with nesting material    
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe64 ad, 2 young  TS  
 Starr GateGannet11 Feeding moving south DJM  
  Sandwich Tern16 Feeding just behind surf moving south    
  Manx Shearwater2 South    
 NorbreckGannetc30Adults & Juvenilesat 0700 group circling close to shore heading steadily southwards307412Glen Jackson  
4th June
 Carr House Green CommonLesser Whitethroat2pairboth carrying food and calling  ME  
  Grasshopper Warbler1 singing    
  Willow Warbler10 8 singing, one carrying food    
  Chiffchaff6 all singing    
  Whitethroat9 7 singing    
  Sedge Warbler6 5 singing    
  Blackcap3 all singing    
  Reed Bunting9 2 singing    
 Lytham MossCorn Bunting1 Annas Road Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Skylark5 plus singing North Houses Lane    
  Kestrel1 North Houses Lane    
  Reed Bunting1 singing North Houses Lane    
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolAvocet5adultson pool Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Tufted Duck6 pool    
  Pied Wagtail1juv     
 Bone HillQuail1 calling 1515 hrsSD432464Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Curlew1 singingSD432464   
  new species2  SD432464   
 Savick ParkBullfinch64m, 2fprobably 4 pair gg  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1mcollecting food, i.e breeding locally    
  Coal Tit2      
  Blue Tit5+ several juvs    
  Great Tit2+ juvs    
  Starling5+ several juvs    
  House Sparrow1m     
  Blackbird5+2m, 2f juv     
  Sparrowhawk1 over north riding thermals    
  Carrion Crow3 mobbing sparrowhawk    
 Preston DockCommon Tern148 on eggs/nests P Slade/P Ellis  
  Arctic Tern1 on eggs by swan nest    
  new species7 Bee Orchid's by flats    
  new species7 Marsh ? orchid's by flats    
  Goldcrest1 singing by railway    
  Mute Swan72 ad, 5 juv five of eight eggs hatched    
  Coot97+ ad, 2 juvad seen take at least one common tern egg    
 Newton MarshBlack-​tailed Godwit42   P Slade/P Ellis  
  Shoveler5fem + 5 yng     
  Little Ringed Plover1      
 Staining Lodge Golf CourseReed Warbler1malesinging Paul Slade  
  Sedge Warbler1malesinging    
  Willow Warbler2malessinging    
 Marton MereGreat Crested Grebe1ad  TS  
  Mute Swan86 young     
  Shoveler2m, f     
  Gadwall2m, f     
  Buzzard2 over Gipsy Hole Wood    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing, north side    
 Salisbury WoodlandNuthatch1   TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 calling    
 Starr GateCanada Goose3 south.Watch 0715-​1030 LGB,IB,MJ,DJP.  
  Shelduck10 south.    
  Common Scoter51 south.    
  Fulmar1 south.    
  Manx Shearwater224 south.    
  Cormorant10 north.    
  Arctic Skua1 dark morph harassing terns.    
  Kittiwake36 south.    
  Sandwich Tern150 29 south plus feeding flock of c.120    
  Guillemot16 south.    
 Preesall HillLesser Whitethroat1 alarm callingSD368473  
  Sedge Warbler1 singing    
  Whitethroat22 males2 singing    
  Chiffchaff33 males3 singing    
  Collared Dove6      
  Song Thrush32+ males2 singing    
  Herring Gull3      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull5      
  Blackbird1 carrying food    
  House Martin10      
 Preesall ParkLapwing1  SD372466  
 Bourbles PitsGreylag Goose25     
 Fluke HallBuzzard1     
 Head Dyke LaneBuzzard2 to south   
 GlassonEider116M 5FLune low tide Richard H/KathD  
  Little Egret6      
  Grey Heron2      
  Mute Swan23      
  Greylag Goose6      
 Glasson BasinMute Swan1210 cygnetsPair dark blue ringed 4AVZ and CA4 Richard H/KathD  
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Reed Bunting2M/F     
  Pied Wagtail42 Juvs     
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolAvocet31 Juv  Richard H/KathD  
  Common Tern2 Female still sitting on pontoon    
  Oystercatcher61 Juv on grass bankFemale sitting in box on island    
  Tufted Duck4      
  Black-​tailed Godwit41 on creek    
  Common Sandpiper1      
 Preston DockArctic Tern8   nick patel  
  new species6 6 bee orchid spikes on grassland    
 Warbreck HillGoldfinch1+ 1st juveniles of year on feeders DJM  
 Devonshire Rock GardensWhitethroat1   DJM  
  Song Thrush1      
 Knott End Golf CourseWhitethroat1malesinging   
 Knott EndWhitethroat44 males4 singing   
  Little Egret1      
  Eider4ad.male and 3 femaleWyre Estuary    
3rd June
 Knott EndSwift2     
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveSparrowhawk1     
  new species2M, fBroad-​bodied Chaser    
 Stanley ParkGoldcrest3MSinging in different areas   
 Little PoultonWhitethroat66 adultsBy the main dyke. All showing signs of breeding eg alarm calls and food carrying. Barry Dyson  
  Sedge Warbler1 Display flight    
  Chiffchaff1 Singing    
  Blackcap1 Singing    
  Wren2 Churring    
 Marton MereMute Swan86 young  TS  
  Shoveler2m, f     
  Kestrel1 barn ledge    
  Stock Dove2      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 west over FBC hide    
 Salisbury WoodlandLong-​tailed Tit5+juvs  TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 calling    
 Stanley ParkTreecreeper1 near stump circle TS  
  Great Crested Grebe64 ads, 2 young     
 Marton MereLittle Egret1 flew north over the mere, 11.05. TS / PE TS  
  new species1 Small Copper, SW field    
 Rawcliffe MossBarn Owl1 Hunting at 0700 junction of Lancaster Road/Union Lane410460Glen Jackson  
  Quail1 Calling at 0900 from potato field next to pumping station433466   
 Avenham ParkCommon Sandpiper1 Flying east upriver Richard H  
  Grey Wagtail2F with juv     
  Mute Swan26Mainly 2nd summer     
2nd June
 ThistletonKestrel1 by A585 Paul Ellis  
 WartonSedge Warbler3 one sing West End Lane, one singing Carr Lane, one singing Lodge Lane Paul Ellis  
  Kestrel1 Lodge Lane    
  Blackcap1 singing Warton Hall    
 Marton MereBullfinch1male  TS  
  Greenfinch1mNE scrub    
  Linnet3 east field    
  Goldfinch8 over east end    
  Skylark1 low over east field    
  Pied Wagtail1m     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 over east end    
  Mistle Thrush2 east field     
  Red-​legged Partridge1 east field    
  Stock Dove4      
  Lapwing3adseast field    
  Kestrel2m, f     
  Shoveler2m, f     
  Gadwall2m, f     
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Cetti's Warbler5 singing    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing, north central scrub    
  House Martin10+ over Staining Nook    
  Oystercatcher1  SD331369   
 SingletonSwift1 to west   
 HambletonKestrel1 to north   
  Swift1 to south    
 Preesall HillKestrel1     
 Knott EndSwift6     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe1adpool east of zoo car park TS  
  Tufted Duck2m, fpool east of zoo car park    
  Coot52 ads + 3 youngdid have at least 5 young    
  Reed Warbler1 singing    
  Mute Swan86 youngpool SE of zoo car park    
 Warbreck HillWren4+1 ad + 3_ juvsVery recently fldged in 'Goden Triangle' on Regency Gardens DJM  
 Glasson BasinBlack-​tailed Godwit30+  nearly all in full breeding colour. MT Marsh Towers  
  Eider126M 6FRiver side MT    
  Linnet2  MT    
 Starr GateLittle Egret1 Feeding In pool on beach under mirror ball, Came from S 12.30 DJM  
 GalgateGrey Wagtail2 feeding young in nestbox by River Conder   
  Goldcrest1 singing    
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
1st June
 Poulton-le-FyldeGoldcrest1malesinging Moreton Drive Paul Slade  
 Conder Estuary/Conder PoolAvocet63 pairs2 together roosting, 1 F on nest with M alongside, 2 defending unseen chick(s) Barry Dyson  
  Black-​tailed Godwit112      
  Little Egret3      
  Common Tern21 pairF sitting on pontoon    
 Stanley ParkGoldcrest2m Singing golf club and near cafe   
 Marton MereCormorant1 circling over TS  
  Great Crested Grebe1ad     
  Mute Swan86 young     
  Shoveler2m, f     
  Gadwall2m, f     
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull20+      
  Black-​headed Gull2ads     
  Stock Dove3      
  Tree Sparrow2+ Mere View    
  Red-​legged Partridge1 east field    
  Rook2adseast field    
  Jackdaw7 Staining Nook    
  Cetti's Warbler6 singing. 1 Staining Nook    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing, north central scrub    
  Willow Warbler1 singing, Staining Nook    
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe6+4 ads1 fem with 2+ young on back. 1 fem on new nest TS  
 Knott EndCanada Goose50     
 Starr GateArctic Skua1 Harrasing terns DJM  
  Gannetc40 Distant, diving for fish, terns also present    
  Common Scoter6 Pr on sea & 4 S    
 Newton MarshBarn Owl1 At 7.35am. SA  
  Black-​tailed Godwitc25      
  House Martinc10 Collecting mud.    
 WartonLittle Ringed Plover2 Displaying on the building site -​ Barratts Ian Walker  
  House Martin6 Collecting mud at the same site    
Fylde Bird Club