Sightings for September 2018

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
20th September
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Blackpool Sixth Form CollegeGrey Wagtail1 In garden Poulton Old Road   
 Starr GateShelduck9 north. Watch 0700-​1030. A.B.L.G.B.  
  Common Scoter2600 inshore.    
  Gannet2      
  Cormorant155 south.    
  Golden Plover4 south.    
  Sandwich Tern9 south.    
  Arctic Skua1      
  Guillemot5      
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill15 south.    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail7 south.    
  Meadow Pipit192 south.    
 Myerscough QuarryCommon Sandpiper2     
  Green Sandpiper2      
  Jay2      
  Buzzard1      
  Pied Wagtail3      
 Newton MarshMarsh Harrier1juv  andy myo  
 Lower BallamRaven1   andy myo  
 Marton MereBlack Tern22 juveniles  Maurice Jones  
 Skippool CreekHerring Gull90     
  Little Egret4      
  Great Crested Grebe1adult     
  Cormorant6      
 Shard BridgeGreat Spotted Woodpecker1  SD368414  
  Golden Plover102      
  Lapwing300      
  Little Egret24      
  Grey Heron3      
  Greenshank1      
 Preesall ParkKestrel1     
 Ramper PotCurlew Sandpiper1juvenile    
  Peregrine1adult     
  Teal25      
  Redshank120      
  Black-​tailed Godwit106      
  Ringed Plover15      
  Dunlin80      
  Little Egret10      
  Grey Wagtail2 flew over    
  Swallow60      
  Knot3      
  Greenshank1      
  Oystercatcher2      
  Mediterranean Gull2Ad W, 1st W     
  Reed Bunting1f     
 StanahMerlin1  SD362424  
  Goldfinch105  SD362424   
  Buzzard1  SD362424   
  Meadow Pipit10  SD362424   
  Skylark1  SD362424   
  Pink-​footed Goose3 flew over    
 Wardley's CreekCurlew Sandpiper1juvenile SD365425  
  Whimbrel1      
  Greenshank11      
  Turnstone3      
  Ringed Plover15      
  Dunlin80      
  Little Egret15      
  Grey Heron1      
  Wigeon1      
 Devonshire Rock GardensSparrowhawk1   DJM  
  Meadow Pipit3+ S    
  Comma1      
 Knott EndSandwich Tern2     
  Grey Heron1      
  Grey Wagtail1 flew over    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill3 flew west    
  Little Egret2      
  Black-​headed Gull150      
 GalgateRaven4 flew east   
19th September
 Skippool CreekMediterranean Gull7juv, 6 adsinc green ringed R14T Paul Slade  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull450+      
  Herring Gull450+      
  Black-​headed Gull2000+      
  Buzzard2      
 Ramper PotCurlew Sandpiper1juv  Paul Slade  
  Dunlin130      
  Black-​tailed Godwit35      
 GalgateSwallow100+ south c1000-​1030   
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2     
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Knott EndBar-​tailed Godwit4     
  Eider3      
  Sandwich Tern7      
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail3 flew east    
  Little Egret2      
  Manx Shearwater2      
 Marton MereOtter1 In front of dragonfly hide  AA  
  Sandwich Tern1      
  Little Grebe2      
  Shoveler76      
  Migrant Hawker5      
  Speckled Wood5      
  Red Admiral2      
 NormossOystercatcher1 field west of Newton Drive health centre TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGadwall17 pool east of practice range TS  
  Little Grebe1ad     
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundCommon Gull1adwest field TS  
  Swallow4 over west field    
 Stanley ParkGadwall37 A.M. TS  
  Tufted Duck10      
  Great Black-​backed Gull23rd.w.     
  Grey Wagtail1 west bridge area    
  Great Crested Grebe43 ads, juv     
  Mute Swan341 juv.     
 Marton MereBlack Tern2juvs  TS  
  Great Black-​backed Gull2ad, juv     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull3ads     
  Cormorant3      
  Gadwall30+      
  Teal7      
  House Martin2      
 NorbreckLittle Egret1 S over receeding tide DJM  
  Swallow1 S    
 Starr GateShelduck16 north. Watch 0700-​1030. A.A. A.B. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Pintail9 south.    
  Common Scoter1500 south.    
  Gannet4 north.    
  Cormorant16 south.    
  Ruff1 south.    
  Kittiwake4 south.    
  Sandwich Tern11 south.    
  Black Tern1 north.    
  House Martin2      
 Preesall HillRaven2 over west at 0730 Paul Ellis  
18th September
 Starr GateWigeon2 south. Watch 0700-​1130 A.A. A.B. L.G.B.  
  Pintail3 south.    
  Teal40 south.    
  Common Scoter1035 south.    
  Red-​throated Diver3 south.    
  Gannet6 south.    
  Snipe4 south.    
  Kittiwake2 south.    
  Sandwich Tern32 south.    
  Common Tern1 south.    
  Guillemot3      
  Swallow1 south.    
  Wheatear1 south.    
 Stanley ParkLittle Grebe2ads  TS  
  Great Crested Grebe54 ads, 1 juv     
  Gadwall40      
  Shoveler4      
  Tufted Duck12      
 Shard BridgeMediterranean Gull1adult    
  Black-​headed Gull1000      
  Golden Plover1      
  Lapwing140      
  Peregrine1adult     
  Grey Heron1      
  Little Egret3      
 Skippool CreekLesser Black-​backed Gull80     
  Little Egret20      
  Buzzard1 Point Shard    
 Ramper PotSemipalmated Sandpiper1juvenile SD358421  
  Pintail1      
  Teal33      
  Black-​tailed Godwit55      
  Peregrine1adult     
  Dunlin80      
  Ringed Plover8      
  Knot3      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1juvenile     
  Shelduck25      
  Greenshank1      
  Redshank100      
 Bank EndPallid Harrier1juvenile female    
 Lytham MossWheatear1   Ric Holmes  
 MowbreckWheatear31m 2 f/ juvseast of wesham marsh andy myo  
 Great EcclestonMistle Thrush10 Flew into group of large hawthorn. Unusually large number together. Monty  
  Treecreeper1 Doing what Tree creepers do.    
  Barn Owl2 One in stone barn and one in derelict wooden barn.    
  Little Owl1 Other end of barn to barn owl.    
  Badger2 One seen dragging bedding into sett.    
 Knott EndTurnstone1     
  Little Egret1      
17th September
 The HeadsGreat White Egret1   AJH  
  Wheatear1      
 Shard BridgeGrey Heron1     
  Little Egret10      
 Skippool CreekLittle Egret20     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull160      
  Herring Gull100      
  Great Black-​backed Gull4      
  Cormorant2      
 Hambleton MarshGreenshank1     
  Ringed Plover5      
 Ramper PotPintail1     
  Curlew Sandpiper1juvenile     
  Teal8      
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
  Chiffchaff1malesinging    
  Greenfinch1      
  Mediterranean Gull2adult and 1st-​winter     
  Black-​headed Gull500      
  Ringed Plover15      
  Shelduck25      
  Dunlin140      
  Grey Heron3      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1juvenile     
  Black-​tailed Godwit60      
  Knot66 juveniles     
 Stanley ParkBlackbird1   New Langdale Community Vo  
  Black-​headed Gull1      
  Blue Tit1      
  Canada Goose1      
  Coot1      
  Gadwall1      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Great Tit1      
  Magpie1      
  Mallard1      
  Mute Swan1      
  Nuthatch1      
  Robin1      
  Brown Hawker1      
 Stanley ParkLittle Grebe1ad  TS  
  Great Crested Grebe52 juvs2 ads + 2 juvs -​ south end. 1 ad -​ north end    
  Mute Swan351 juv     
  Gadwall52      
  Shoveler17      
  Tufted Duck6      
  Oystercatcher1 west golf course    
  Pied Wagtail4      
  Long-​tailed Tit1      
  Nuthatch1      
  Goldcrest2 trees by golf course west of stump circle    
 Marton MereSparrowhawk1m    
  Cetti's Warbler2+      
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2     
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Fairhaven DunesPink-​footed Goose584 south. 0715-​1000 L.G.B.  
  Sparrowhawk1 south.    
  Snipe3 s/east.    
  Skylark7 south.    
  Swallow27 s/east.    
  Grey Wagtail17 s/east.    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail15 s/east.    
  Meadow Pipit406 s/east.    
  Chaffinch25 s/east.    
  Siskin4 s/east.    
  Reed Bunting1 s/east.    
 Cocker's DykeYellow-​legged Gull1adultstill on sands east of Cocker's Dyke at 16:00 JSc, AB  
  Mediterranean Gull2ad, juv     
 Glasson MarshCormorant10   JSc, AB  
  Little Egret12      
  Golden Plover20      
  Dunlin8      
  Snipe4      
  Greenshank3      
  Black-​tailed Godwitc40      
  Ringed Plover5      
  Mediterranean Gull5adultsroosting at mouth of Conder with gull flock    
  Great Black-​backed Gullc20      
  Common Gullc20      
 Conder GreenTeal4   JSc, AB  
  Little Grebe9 pool    
  Little Egret2      
  Greenshank6 pool    
  Redshankc30      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1 pool    
  Common Sandpiper1 estuary    
 ThurnhamMarsh Harrier1juvsouth over A588 at 14:15 JSc, AB  
 Bank EndPallid Harrier1juvshowing very well early afternoon, caught at least 1 Meadow Pipit JSc, AB  
 Pilling MarshPink-​footed Goosec250   JSc, AB  
  Little Egret27      
 Skippool CreekCanada Goose4 late morning, low tide JSc, AB  
  Shelduckc40      
  Grey Heron4      
  Little Egret16      
  Cormorant3      
  Oystercatcher4      
  Lapwingc850 mostly towards Shard Bridge    
  Golden Plover103 with Lapwing towards Shard Bridge    
  Ringed Plover38 on Ramper Pot    
  Curlewc60      
  Black-​tailed Godwit97 on Ramper Pot    
  Curlew Sandpiper1juvdownriver of Ramper Pot    
  Dunlin195 on Ramper Pot    
  Semipalmated Sandpiper1juvon Ramper Pot with Dunlin    
  Redshankc150      
  Mediterranean Gull1adultunringed    
  Common Gull1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull43 ad     
  Jay2 over car park    
  Skylark8 south    
  Meadow Pipit3 south    
  House Martinc25 over together    
  Goldcrest2      
 Blackpool North ShoreWheatear1 On cliffs DJM  
 CockerhamRook60     
 Pilling LanePink-​footed Goose15 flew east   
 WrampoolMute Swan72 adults and 5 juvs    
 Cockerham QuarryMute Swan44 adults    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull30      
  Herring Gull30      
  Mallard70      
  Grey Heron1      
 Pilling Lane EndsLittle Grebe1     
 Pilling MarshRaven2 1 displaying   
  Black-​tailed Godwit10      
  Pink-​footed Goose600      
  Little Egret28      
  Teal4      
 Fluke HallYellow-​legged Gull1adultPilling SandsSD380499Chris Batty  
  Mediterranean Gull1first-​winter     
  Snipe2      
  Skylark4 saltmarsh    
  Little Egret2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull50      
  Herring Gull40      
  Black-​headed Gull400      
  Common Gull10      
  Lapwing100      
  Golden Plover5      
  Pied Wagtail1      
 CockersandMarsh Harrier1juvenilewest end of Moss Lane   
  Lapwing120      
 Bank EndPallid Harrier1juvenile SD444530  
  Marsh Harrier1juvenile     
  Grey Wagtail2 flew south    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail6 flew over    
  Stock Dove1      
  Song Thrush1      
  Reed Bunting1      
  Pink-​footed Goose20 flew south    
  Swallow50      
  Meadow Pipit30      
  Curlew20      
  Buzzard2      
  Red-​legged Partridge3      
  Collared Dove6      
  Linnet10      
  Skylark5      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Kestrel1      
  Sparrowhawk1      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseWater Rail1 calling, NW corner pond TS  
  Pink-​footed Goose35+ south over NW corner    
 Ramper PotSemipalmated Sandpiper1 Feeding/preening with dunlins -​ viewed from adjacent to Jetty No 96 at 0945 Glen Jackson  
 Knott EndLittle Egret1     
16th September
 CockersandBarn Owl1     
 Ream HillsKestrel1     
 Newton MarshSnipe1   Paul Slade  
  Raven1      
 Cocker's DykeYellow-​legged Gull1ad  Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Mediterranean Gull1adred ringed    
 Bank EndPallid Harrier1juvstill 7.20pm fields north of bank T.Myerscough  
 Marton MereSnipe5 circling over TS  
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing    
  Chiffchaff1      
  Rook1 over north    
 Stanley ParkGadwall52   TS  
  Shoveler11      
  Tufted Duck7      
  Great Crested Grebe74 ads, 3 juvs     
  Buzzard1 over the bridges    
 St AnnesSparrowhawk1     
 WrampoolMute Swan82 adults and 6 juvs    
 Clifton MarshGreenshank3 actually at mouth of Savick Brook   
 Preston DockGreenshank1 on Ribble to west   
  Great Black-​backed Gull2 bullnose    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gullc70 bullnose    
  Grey Wagtail1 bullnose    
 Fluke HallKittiwake1juvbriefly with Black-​headed Gulls   
 Conder GreenRed-​breasted Merganser4 on Conder estuary   
 Glasson MarshRedshankc150     
  Dunlin6+      
  Peregrine1      
 NorbreckLittle Egret1 On beach then N DJM  
  Curlew1 On beach    
 Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf CourseSparrowhawk1femalesouth over 80 Arundel Rd FW  
 Lytham GreenPink-​footed Goosec45 south over town centre at 10.40 FW  
 Church ScarTurnstone146 All birds on sea defences mitigation roost rocks. Ric Holmes  
  Bar-​tailed Godwit96      
 Preesall HillKestrel1     
 Bank EndSparrowhawk1adult male    
  Starling900 flew west    
  Pink-​footed Goose5 flew over    
  Red-​legged Partridge5      
  Swallow20      
  Buzzard2      
  Meadow Pipit10      
  Wheatear1      
 Bank EndPallid Harrier1juvenilefields north of grass bankSD444531Paul Slade et al  
 Haslam ParkBlue Tit4   martin jump  
  Great Tit3      
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
  Blackcap2m/f     
  Goldcrest2      
  Nuthatch1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1m     
  Willow Warbler1      
  Robin3      
  Dunnock2      
  new species2 Large White    
  new species3 Small White.    
  new species8 Common Darter    
  new species2 Brown Hawker.    
  new species1 Migrant Hawker.    
  new species2 Southern Hawker.    
  new species2 Speckled Wood.    
  new species1 Field Vole.    
  House Martin7 7+ flying west    
  Swallow5 5= flying west.    
  Buzzard1 Mobbed by carrion crows    
  Kestrel2m/fhunting meadow and wetland    
  Sparrowhawk1mover.    
 CockersandPallid Harrier1juvenileGardner's Farm Ian Hartley  
 Knott EndGrey Wagtail1 flew west   
  Pink-​footed Goose20 flew west    
 Skippool CreekSemipalmated Sandpiper1JuvRamper Pot   
  Mediterranean Gull2Ad     
  Arctic Tern11st w     
  Common Tern11st w     
  Greenshank1      
  Golden Plover23      
15th September
 MartonPink-​footed Goose80 south Paul Slade  
 LaytonGrey Wagtail1 Devonshire Road Paul Slade  
 Warton MarshSwallow150     
 Pilling LaneChiffchaff1 Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Coal Tit1 Beach Road    
  Long-​tailed Tit5 approx Beach Road    
 Cocker's DykeMediterranean Gull1ad w  Paul Ellis  
  Golden Plover132      
  Kestrel1f     
  Sparrowhawk1m     
  Swallow75 Chasing sparrowhawk    
  Little Egret5      
 King ScarCormorant30     
 Fairhaven BeachPink-​footed Goose2 On beach in salt marsh Ric Holmes  
  Grey Plover4      
  Shelduck52      
  Curlew39      
  Oystercatcher200+      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit36      
  Knot22      
  Little Egret16      
 Lytham JettyBlack-​tailed Godwit1   Ric Holmes  
  Bar-​tailed Godwit18      
  Grey Heron5      
  Swallow16      
  Shelduck76      
  Curlew29      
  Redshank256      
  Cormorant39      
  Little Egret3      
 BlackpoolMeadow Pipit12 south over Devonshire Square TS  
 Stanley ParkGrey Wagtail2juvsfence near small island TS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1mwest bridge area    
  Sparrowhawk1 west over Heron island    
  Great Crested Grebe74 ads, 3 juvs2 (from 4) juvs -​ south end. 1 (from 3) juv -​ north end     
  Gadwall39      
  Shoveler10      
  Tufted Duck5      
 Fluke Hall LanePink-​footed Goose1000+ They flew inland from the salt marsh, landing in a field, over the bank, east of Wheel Lane. one field back towards the church spire.SD398494Jim Clift  
 CockersandWigeon120   JSc, SB  
  Little Egret5      
  Golden Ploverc500      
  Dunlin20      
  Turnstone2      
  Wheatear2 on beach    
 Pilling Lane EndsPink-​footed Goosec2000 on marsh at 13:00 with small flocks arriving constantly JSc, SB  
  Pink-​footed Goosec150      
  Wigeonc100      
  Little Egret8      
  Merlin1 flew east    
  Peregrine2male, immhunting waders together    
 Kincraig LakeTeal25     
  Sparrowhawk1      
 Ridge FarmCanada Goose21 flew east   
 Fluke HallLittle Egret1 to west   
  Great Black-​backed Gull9 to west    
 Pilling LaneCurlew120     
  Swallow100      
  Little Egret6      
  Redshank50      
 Cocker's DykePink-​footed Goose3 flew west   
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Golden Plover117 to west    
  Wheatear1      
  Little Egret2      
  Swallow20      
 PreesallGreylag Goose80     
 Knott EndLittle Egret4     
  Pied Wagtail1      
 Fleetwood FarmStarling200 east side   
 Little ThorntonGoldcrest1     
 Ramper PotSwallow100     
  Shelduck60      
  Greenshank3      
  Little Egret4      
  Black-​tailed Godwit70      
  Dunlin60      
 HambletonBuzzard2 to southwest   
 Shard BridgeLittle Egret6     
  Buzzard2      
 Skippool CreekLittle Egret15     
  Chiffchaff22 males2 singing    
  Goldcrest1      
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Dunlin1      
  Mallard20      
  Kingfisher1 sluiceSD357407   
  Lapwing80      
  Moorhen1      
 Ramper PotSemipalmated Sandpiper1juvenileon flowing tide then flew upriverSD357420M Jones, P Hornby  
 MyerscoughPink-​footed Goose26 flew WNW   
 Myerscough QuarryMediterranean Gull11st winter    
  Black-​headed Gullc80      
  Green Sandpiper2      
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Lapwing24      
  Teal10      
  Wigeon1      
  Buzzard1      
  Jay1+      
  Chiffchaff2+      
 Blackpool North ShoreMeadow Pipit13 6 & 7 S DJM  
  Swallow4 S    
 Warbreck HillGoldcrest  Garden opposite unity school DJM  
14th September
 Fluke HallJackdaw100     
 Knott EndGrey Plover66 roosting to east at high tide Paul Ellis  
  Common Scoter7      
  Eider1      
 Marton MerePeregrine1mflew SE over north central scrubs TS  
  Sparrowhawk1mlow over NW scrub    
  Stock Dove1 low west over inflow    
  Cormorant3      
  Mute Swan82 ad + 6 juvssaw 1 juv with an ad. later. Unsure whether there still are 7 juvs.    
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe73 ads, 4 juvsonly 1 ad + 1 juv showing -​ north end TS  
  Shoveler12      
  Gadwall41      
  Tufted Duck8      
  Grey Wagtail1 east bridge area    
 Horse Park LaneGreylag Goose120 to east   
 Fluke HallYellow-​legged Gull1adultPilling SandsSD380499Chris Batty  
  Mediterranean Gull53 ads and 2 2nd-​wins     
  Black-​headed Gull600      
  Golden Plover1      
  Turnstone1      
  Little Egret4      
  Curlew350      
  Canada Goose6      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull30      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Shelduck100      
 Fleetwood PromenadeLeach's Petrel1 flew west   
 Starr GateWigeon2 south. Watch 0650-​1330 L.G.B.  
  Pintail5 south.    
  Common Scoter355 south.    
  Red-​throated Diver1 south.    
  Leach's Petrel6 south.    
  Fulmar3 south.    
  Manx Shearwater5 south.    
  Cormorant17 south.    
  Sandwich Tern28 south.    
  Great Skua1 south.    
  Guillemot10 south.    
 Pilling MarshRaven2 flew west   
  Peregrine2adult and juvenile     
  Great Crested Grebe3      
  Cormorant6      
  Little Egret15      
  Stock Dove1      
  Shelduck400      
 Pilling HallMoorhen1     
  Mallard50      
 Pilling Lane EndsChiffchaff1     
  Moorhen1      
 Cocker's DykeLittle Egret1     
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Herring Gull16      
  Golden Plover1      
  Sanderling2      
  Curlew65      
  Knot88 juveniles     
  Kestrel1 Cocker's Dyke Houses    
  Sparrowhawk1 Cocker's Dyke Houses    
 Head Dyke LaneBuzzard1     
 Pilling LaneLittle Egret1     
  Grey Plover115      
  Knot15      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
 Knott EndLittle Egret5     
  Goldfinch50      
  Eider1adult male     
  Common Scoter55 adult male and femflew west    
  Buzzard1      
  Starling200      
  Dunlin15      
 GalgatePink-​footed Goose13 flew west   
  Goldcrest2      
  Chiffchaff3      
 Pilling Lane EndsPink-​footed Goose220 small flocks arriving from across bay J Scragg  
  Pintailc250      
  Wigeonc150      
  Little Egret12      
 Conder GreenTeal25   J Scragg  
  Little Grebe12 pool, water level very high    
  Little Egret1 pool    
  Golden Plover1 over calling    
  Ruff1juvestuary    
  Greenshank10 pool at high tide    
  Curlew27 pool    
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
 Glasson MarshGoosander2pair  J Scragg  
  Little Egret6      
  Golden Plover120      
  Lapwingc500      
  Snipe1      
 Glasson BasinTufted Duck17   J Scragg  
  Cormorant3      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
 Bodie HillPink-​footed Goose59 20 + 39 south-​west J Scragg  
  Lapwingc800 roosting on marsh    
  Golden Ploverc500 roosting on marsh    
  Little Egret2      
 CockersandPink-​footed Goose60 south-​west J Scragg  
  Eider17      
  Teal2      
  Wigeonc70      
  Golden Ploverc500 then flew upriver    
  Dunlin6      
  Ringed Plover4      
  Turnstone3      
  Kestrel1      
  Stock Dovec20 in stubble field with Woodpigeons    
 Warbreck HillSparrowhawk1   DJM  
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret97 left roost between 06.42 and 07.20 FW  
  Grey Heron2      
  Cormorant2      
  Coot21      
13th September
 Ramper PotDunlin90   Paul Slade  
  Ringed Plover35      
  Black-​tailed Godwit65      
 ThorntonSparrowhawk1 Red Marsh Ind Est Paul Slade  
 Starr GateWigeon3 south. A.B. F.B. L.G.B.  
  Red-​throated Diver4 south.    
  Leach's Petrel4 south.    
  Fulmar2 south.    
  Manx Shearwater9 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Gannet2      
  Cormorant22 south.    
  Kittiwake6 south.    
  Sandwich Tern18 south.    
  Black Tern1 south.    
  Arctic Skua1dark morphsouth.    
  Guillemot5      
  Razorbill4      
 Rossall PointLeach's Petrel1 1425 flew w Dfw  
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe94 ads, 5 juvsonly 3 juvs showing -​ south end. The 4th looked like it had been rejected yesterday TS  
  Cormorant1      
  Gadwall46      
  Wigeon1      
  Shoveler8      
  Tufted Duck9      
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Pied Wagtail2      
 Knott EndGoldfinch6     
  Sanderling30      
  Dunlin50      
  Little Egret2      
  Grey Plover42      
 Lytham MossKestrel1   Ian Mc  
  Wheatear3 central on fence    
  Swallow15+      
  Goldfinch30 1 flock nr wildings    
 Knott EndGreat Northern Diver1 Flew West behind Bourne Arms pub BM+AC  
  Guillemot1 On sea    
  Eider6      
  Whimbrel1 On Saltmarsh     
 Myerscough QuarryTeal9     
  Green Sandpiper3      
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Lapwing20      
  Buzzard1      
  Kingfisher1 by canal (heard only)    
  Canada Goose12      
  Grey Heron2      
  Little Grebe12+      
  Pied Wagtail3      
  Canada Goose12      
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
12th September
 Lower BallamRaven2 on pylon Frank Bird  
 Pilling MarshSwallow100 flew west   
 Conder GreenGreenshank10 Conder Pool   
 Skippool CreekMediterranean Gull2ads  Paul Slade  
  Whimbrel1 flew south    
  Greenshank1      
  Lapwing750+      
  Little Egret18      
  Common Sandpiper2      
 Ramper PotBlack-​tailed Godwit102   Paul Slade  
  Ringed Plover42      
  Knot1      
  Dunlin58      
  Redshank480      
 Stanley ParkShoveler5   TS  
  Gadwall35      
  Tufted Duck9      
  Great Crested Grebe106 juvs     
 Marton MereShoveler14   TS  
  Snipe1      
  Kestrel1      
  Linnet32 over east field     
 Little SingletonPink-​footed Goose25 south east   
  Little Egretc30 south east to roost    
  Canada Goosec175 south in several flocks    
  Buzzard1      
  Kestrel1      
 Cottam BrickworksJay3 over brickworks Stu milne  
 Freckleton Naze PoolLittle Egretc130 Flew in to roost 19.30 to 18.00 . DS  
  Whooper Swan1 With 7 Mute Swans .    
  Green Sandpiper1 Calling    
  Greenshank2      
  Tawny Owl1 Calling    
  Buzzard1      
 Rossall PointPurple Sandpiper1AdStill present HT on sea wall by Coastguard tower Dfw  
 Weshamnew species1 Humming bird hawk moth feeding on geraniums in my garden andy myo  
 Marton MereLesser Whitethroat1   andy myo  
  Small Copper1      
 Wrea GreenBlack-​tailed Godwit2 feeding on the Green Paul Ellis  
 Poulton-le-Fylde Golf CourseCurlew50+ feeding in field between golf course and railway line at about 10.45 da  
 Freckleton Naze PointGreat White Egret1   andy myo  
  Peregrine2      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Marsh Harrier1      
 new siteMediterranean Gull1adAspire Academy playing fields Grastang Road DJM  
 ThorntonSparrowhawk1   Paul Slade  
11th September
 Ridge FarmGreat Black-​backed Gull2     
 BryningSparrowhawk1   Paul Ellis  
 Bank EndPied Wagtail39   AC  
  Meadow Pipit3      
  Linnet20      
 Ramper PotRinged Plover75   Paul Slade  
  Dunlin87      
  Black-​tailed Godwit46      
 Skippool CreekMediterranean Gull1juv  Paul Slade  
  Teal7      
 Poulton-le-FyldeJay1 Moorland Gardens  Jol  
 Freckleton Naze PoolWhooper Swan1 Swans with mute Swans on river creek . DS  
  Black Swan1      
  Mute Swan7      
  Little Egret93 Flew into roost 19.00 to 19.45 .    
  Tawny Owl1 Calling    
  Jay1      
  Stock Dove4      
  Buzzard1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Calling    
  Swallow3      
 Stanley ParkGadwall39   TS  
  Shoveler9      
  Wigeon2      
  Tufted Duck4      
  Great Crested Grebe106 juvs     
  Cormorant1      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
 Common EdgeGoldcrest1 School Road   
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
 Cocker's DykeShelduck150     
  Little Egret4 flew east    
 Fluke HallYellow-​legged Gull1adultsaltmarsh to westSD380498Chris Batty  
  Curlew45 to west    
  Little Egret3 flew east    
 MartonRing-​necked Parakeet3 Lawson Road allottments NJL  
  Barn Owl1 Lawson Road allottments @ 19.00    
 Skippool CreekMediterranean Gull Adult  Ribble Bird Tours  
  Little Egretc40      
  Greenshank2      
  Curlew Sandpiper1Immature     
 Fleetwood PromenadeWheatear1 on seawall east of tower @ 12.30 B Wood  
  Sanderling150+ high tide roost opp. lake    
  Dunlin50+ high tide roost opp. lake    
  Ringed Plover50+ high tide roost opp. marine lake    
  Guillemot1juvin surf east of tower    
  Pied Wagtail32ad, 1juvon beach east of tower    
 Pilling LaneLittle Egret1     
 Knott EndKittiwake33 juvenilesflew west   
  Raven1 flew west    
  Little Egret1      
  Eider3      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit2      
  Sanderling30      
  Dunlin40      
 Warton BankMarsh Harrier1f  andy myo  
  Peregrine1f     
10th September
 Knott EndRedshank85     
  Dunlin30      
  Grey Plover51      
  Curlew4      
  Little Egret2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Common Gull6      
  Black-​headed Gull1      
  Oystercatcher5      
  Herring Gull8      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Black-​headed Gull45      
  Cormorant1      
  Knot4      
 Ramper PotKnot3     
  Redshank150      
  Dunlin80      
  Ringed Plover38      
  Black-​tailed Godwit60      
  Shelduck56      
 Skippool Creekhybrid Herring Gull x Lesser Black-​backed Gull1adult    
  Mediterranean Gull1adult     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull180      
  Herring Gull80      
  Little Egret7      
  Curlew45      
  Grey Heron2      
  Black-​headed Gull800      
 Pilling Lane EndsSand Martin1     
 Hambleton MarshGrey Heron1     
 Cocker's DykeSparrowhawk1     
  Cormorant1      
  Oystercatcher1      
  Kestrel1      
  Lapwing17      
 Pilling LaneGoldfinch35     
 WartonKestrel1 at east end on lamp post Lytham Road Paul Ellis  
 Warton BankMarsh Harrier2 Both on Sth side of river Mark Cookson  
  Peregrine1FResting on ground at high tide. Flushed by Bae workers walking past    
  Kestrel3      
  Little Egret14      
  Grey Heron3      
  Oystercatcher       
  Redshank       
  Teal       
  Great Black-​backed Gull       
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull       
  Herring Gull       
  Swallow       
  Curlew       
 Skippool CreekCurlew Sandpiper2 Sightings between 14:00 and 17:00 Mark Cookson  
  Greenshank3      
  Redshank       
  Black-​tailed Godwit       
  Oystercatcher       
  Goosander1FFlew Nth along front of jetty's    
  Little Egret20+      
  Great Black-​backed Gull       
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull       
  Grey Heron3      
  Ringed Plover15+      
  Herring Gull       
  Buzzard1      
  Dunlin       
 Blackpool North ShoreShelduck13 north. 14:00-​15:15 J Scragg  
  Velvet Scoter1malesouth then landed very distantly on sea 14:10    
  Common Scoterc500 small flocks scattered around on sea, making short flights    
  Manx Shearwater1 south    
  Leach's Petrel1 slowly south 14:45-​14:50    
  Turnstone1 go-​kart track    
 Cockerham QuarryMediterranean Gull1juvroosting on grass by pool J Scragg  
  Common Gull2 roosting on grass by pool    
  Great Black-​backed Gull1adulton pool    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gullc100 on pool    
 Bank EndLittle Egret4   J Scragg  
  Peregrine1imm     
  Greenshank2      
  Pied Wagtailc20      
  Meadow Pipit3      
 Glasson MarshSwallowc100 feeding over marsh at high tide J Scragg  
  House Martin4 feeding over marsh at high tide    
 Conder GreenTealc30   J Scragg  
  Little Grebe13 12 pool, 1 estuary    
  Little Egret2      
  Greenshank7 pool at high tide    
  Common Sandpiper4 pool at high tide    
  Redshankc80 pool at high tide    
  Ruff1juvestuary then flew to river    
 Starr GateLeach's Petrel1 south 15.40-​15.45.watch 15.15-​16.45 Frank Bird  
  Manx Shearwater1 south    
  Guillemot1 north    
 Skippool CreekCurlew Sandpiper1Juv15.00 Nick Patel  
  Yellow-​legged Gull1Ad13.50    
  Little Egret30+      
  Greenshank1      
  Goosander1Fem     
  Black-​tailed Godwit50+      
  Ringed Plover12      
  Dunlin30+      
 ThorntonGrey Wagtail1 Red Marsh Ind Est Paul Slade  
 Pilling MarshMarsh Harrier2Juv/fem  Nick Patel  
  Peregrine2Juv and adult      
  White Wagtail1 Though     
  Pink-​footed Goose22      
  Wigeon47      
  Pintail150+      
  Great Crested Grebe4      
  Mediterranean Gull1Ad     
 Stanley ParkShoveler10   TS  
  Wigeon1      
  Gadwall38      
  Tufted Duck6      
  Cormorant1      
  Great Crested Grebe106 juvs     
 StainingSwallow40+ over the fields east of Shaftesbury Avenue TS  
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2     
 Pilling Lane EndsChiffchaff1     
 Pilling MarshArctic Tern1juvenile    
  Marsh Harrier1juvenilewest end    
  Little Egret15      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1juvenile     
  Mute Swan72 ads and 5 juvs     
  Canada Goose18      
  Pintail80      
  Teal100      
  Wigeon90      
  Redshank30      
  Cormorant3      
  Great Crested Grebe3      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull5      
  Buzzard1 west end    
  Black-​headed Gull100      
 Head Dyke LaneSwallow25     
 Preesall HillRaven1     
  Grey Heron1      
  Black-​headed Gull60      
  Common Gull8      
 Ridge FarmRaven1     
  Grey Wagtail2 flew north    
  Siskin2 flew north    
  Tree Sparrowc30      
 Cocker's DykeCurlew Sandpiper1juvflew down beach with Dunlin towards Knott End at c.11:20 C Piner  
  Mediterranean Gull1adultwhite Darvic ringed     
 Skippool CreekLittle Egret2     
  Shelduck40      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull20      
  Greenshank1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
  Cormorant2      
 Hambleton MarshLittle Egret1     
 Wardley's CreekMute Swan1adult    
  Greenshank11      
  Ringed Plover8      
  Grey Heron1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2adult and juvenile     
  Dunlin2      
  Little Egret2      
 Shard BridgeLittle Egret28     
  Lapwing100      
 Ramper PotCurlew Sandpiper1juvenile    
  Peregrine1      
  Greenshank5      
 Knott EndLittle Egret2     
  Eider13      
  Grey Heron1      
  Cormorant5      
  Pied Wagtail6      
 Head Dyke LaneGreylag Goose20 flew west over south end   
9th September
 Pilling LaneCoal Tit1 Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  House Sparrow30 Beach Road    
  Sparrowhawk1 Beach Road    
 Ramper PotSemipalmated Sandpiper1 Between Ramper Pot & Skipool 16.45 -​ 18.00 MF/AC/WM  
  Curlew Sandpiper1      
  Dunlin20      
 Myerscough QuarryGreen Sandpiper3   MF  
  Common Sandpiper3      
  Wood Sandpiper1 Briefly    
  Garganey1 eclipse    
  Little Grebe5      
 Skippool CreekHerring Gull600+   Paul Slade  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull150+      
  Black-​headed Gull850+ inc yellow ringed 2JDN    
  Mediterranean Gull3adsinc green ringed R14T    
 CockerhamMediterranean Gull1adHillam Lane Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Conder GreenGreenshank12 Pool Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Common Sandpiper2 Pool    
  Little Grebe16 Pool    
 Knott EndSparrowhawk1   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Pilling MarshPeregrine1   Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Raven1      
  Whimbrel1      
  Little Egret24      
  Sand Martin1+      
  House Martin6+      
  Swallow20+      
 Burrow's MarshGoldfinch60   P Ellis/P Slade WEBS  
  Skylark2      
 Fleetwood MarshGoosander2 redheads P Ellis/P Slade WEBS  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4      
  Lapwing247      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Redshank280      
  Herring Gull31      
  Grey Heron13      
  Cormorant5      
  Little Egret4      
  Curlew5      
  Sandwich Tern2ad, juv     
  Black-​headed Gull17      
  Raven4 together over river and town    
 Arm HillTurnstone1   P Ellis/P Slade WEBS  
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Teal235      
  Whimbrel1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Eider28      
  Herring Gull4      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull7      
  Cormorant6      
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Dunlin2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit100      
  Knot5      
  Greylag Goose1      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit2      
  Oystercatcher1750      
  Redshank118      
  Black-​headed Gull10      
  Rock Pipit1      
 Barnaby's SandsKingfisher1   P Ellis/P Slade WEBS  
  Stock Dove2      
  Little Egret7      
  Shelduck27      
  Curlew146      
  Dunlin10      
  Dunlin10      
 Agglebys PitCurlew39   P Ellis/P Slade WEBS  
  Mallard49      
  Mute Swan6      
  Swallow8 south    
  Moorhen1      
  Sparrowhawk2male and female     
  Grey Heron1      
  Cormorant1      
 Wardley's CreekWigeon1   P Ellis/P Slade WEBS  
  Common Gull5      
  Greenshank7      
  Curlew16      
  Oystercatcher2      
  Redshank39      
  Ringed Plover2      
  Dunlin1      
  Little Egret3      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull44      
  Herring Gull23      
  Great Black-​backed Gull8      
  Cormorant2      
  Mallard27      
  Black-​headed Gull31      
  Mute Swan3      
  Moorhen3      
 Shard BridgeMallard23   P Ellis/P Slade WEBS  
  Little Egret5      
  Lapwing1000      
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull3      
  Grey Heron3      
  Curlew4      
  Redshank120      
  Cormorant2      
  Golden Plover21      
  Black-​headed Gull9      
  Greylag Goose16      
 Skippool CreekLittle Egret5   P Ellis/P Slade WEBS  
  Curlew6      
  Redshank323      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Common Gull2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull32      
  Herring Gull28      
  Black-​tailed Godwit51      
  Mallard2      
  Black-​headed Gull23      
  Lapwing8      
  Grey Heron1      
  Shelduck1      
 Ramper PotShelduck68   P Ellis/P Slade WEBS  
  Grey Heron1      
  Curlew16      
  Black-​headed Gull3      
  Oystercatcher4      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Little Egret8      
  Herring Gull1      
  Swallow60 over in tight flock at dawn presumably just left roost    
  Redshank148      
  Whimbrel1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Greenshank2      
  Teal5      
  Cormorant3      
  Mallard1      
 Marton MereWater Rail2 calling TS  
  Cormorant5      
  Stock Dove8 barn roof    
 Fairhaven BeachBlack-​tailed Godwit230   IW, RH, MJ WeBS  
  Knot80      
  Little Egret31      
  Shelduck198      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit28      
  Ringed Plover22      
  Oystercatcher1620      
  Redshank40      
  Grey Plover5      
  Curlew142      
  Sanderling2      
  Grey Heron6      
  Linnet80      
 Fairhaven LakeCoot51   IW WeBS  
  Mallard79      
  Cormorant4      
  Moorhen6      
  Mute Swan15      
  Tufted Duck9      
  Canada Goose10      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1JuvSecond day near the Spitfire    
 Marton MereChiffchaff1 singing near Woodland Watch Hide 10.45 Ellen Pemberton  
  Cetti's Warbler4      
  Swallow10+      
  House Martin15+      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Sparrowhawk1femaleflew over picnic/duck feeding area 12.20    
  Tufted Duck7      
  Shoveler6      
  Little Grebe1      
 Fairhaven DunesLinnetc150     
  Grey Heron6 on saltmarsh    
  Grey Wagtail2 over    
 Fairhaven LakeBlack-​tailed Godwit1juvfeeding in duck feeding area   
 Little SingletonLapwingc980     
 Stanley ParkGreat Spotted Woodpecker1f  TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet2      
  Coal Tit1      
  Nuthatch1      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1juv.     
  Grey Heron3      
  Cormorant2      
  Mute Swan341 juv.     
  Great Crested Grebe106 juvs     
  Gadwall43      
  Wigeon2      
  Shoveler8      
  Tufted Duck4      
  Kestrel1 over wood north of heron island    
 Church ScarOystercatcher162   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Redshank28      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit37      
  Turnstone196 Virtually all birds using HT mitigation roost site rocks at HT.    
  Ringed Plover2      
 Lytham JettyRedshank81   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Little Egret1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit870      
  Oystercatcher178      
  Cormorant27      
  Eider33      
  Shelduck49      
  Curlew7      
  Knot196      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit26      
 Lytham QuaysTeal92   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Mallard8      
  Redshank16      
  Little Egret3      
  Oystercatcher28      
  Curlew4      
  Mute Swan1      
 Ramper PotGreenshank3 On ebbing tide.    
 Myerscough QuarryGreen Sandpiper3     
  Common Sandpiper1+      
  Buzzard1      
 Ramper PotSemipalmated Sandpiper1immstill 5.15  T.Myo,A.Myo,MJ  
  Curlew Sandpiper1imm4.45pm still 5.15    
 Ramper PotSemipalmated Sandpiper1juvenilefeeding with other waders on mudfalts at Ramper Pot, 15:00+   
 Newton MarshYellow Wagtail2 entance pool with about 20 pied and white wags andy myo fb  
  Wheatear1      
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Teal25      
 Blackpool North ShoreShelduck6 north. 09:00-​10:45 J Scragg  
  Common Scoterc400 on sea     
  Cormorant1 south    
  Gannet8 3 north, 5 south    
  Fulmar2 south    
  Sandwich Tern1 north    
  Razorbill1 south    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill1 north    
  Knot20 south    
  Curlew1 south    
  Oystercatcher29 south    
  Turnstone13 go-​kart track    
  Swallow3 south over sea    
 Starr GateCommon Scoter104South Sea watch 0800-​1000 S.C,MJ.  
  Guillemot2South      
  Knot1South      
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret158 off roost 06.35 to 07.35 FW  
  Cormorant16 on lake 06.15    
  Little Grebe1      
  Tufted Duck128m, 4f     
8th September
 Ramper PotGoosander1fem  Frank Bird  
 WrampoolCurlew45     
 Sand VillaKestrel1     
 CleveleysSandwich Tern13 south   
 Newton MarshWood Sandpiper1 entrance pool at 16,30 andy myo  
 Skippool CreekShelduck59 mid-​afternoon, falling tide JSc, FB  
  Teal3      
  Grey Heron5      
  Little Egret36      
  Cormorant7      
  Oystercatcher5      
  Lapwingc400      
  Golden Plover7      
  Ringed Plover48 28 Ramper pot, 20 Wardley's    
  Curlew104      
  Whimbrel1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit45 Ramper pot    
  Knot1 Ramper pot    
  Dunlin200 Ramper pot    
  Little Stint1adultwith Dunlin on Ramper pot    
  Redshankc300      
  Greenshank3      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
 Myerscough QuarryGarganey1ecl drake  C Piner  
  Green Sandpiper2      
  Common Sandpiper3      
  Grey Wagtail1+      
  Buzzard1      
  Jay1      
  Teal7      
  Wigeon1      
 Knott EndCurlew36     
  Sandwich Tern1adult     
  Sanderling6      
  Dunlin8      
  Goldfinch35      
7th September
 Skippool CreekMediterranean Gull3juv, 2adsinc green ringed R14T Paul Slade  
  Peregrine1male     
  Dunlin13      
  Ringed Plover2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit60      
  Greenshank1      
  hybrid Herring Gull x Lesser Black-​backed Gull1ad     
 Marton MereBlack-​tailed Godwit1 island pool TS  
  Snipe1 island pool    
  Oystercatcher1 circling low over the mere    
 Staining NookBuzzard1 circling east of Mere View TS  
  Sparrowhawk1 low past Mere View    
  Tree Sparrow2+ Mere View    
  Chiffchaff1      
  Goldfinch40+ over the fields to the NW    
 Stanley ParkCurlew1 on the cricket ground oval TS  
  Great Crested Grebe104 ads, 6 juvs.     
  Mute Swan351 juv.     
  Shoveler8      
  Wigeon3      
  Gadwall42      
  Tufted Duck4      
  Ring-​necked Parakeet1      
  Swallow5+      
  House Martin5+      
 Blackpool CentralGrey Wagtail1     
 Knott EndPeregrine1adult male    
 Skippool CreekLittle Egret44 additional sightings to morning visit J Scragg  
  Buzzard5      
  Sparrowhawk1juv     
 new sitePeregrine0 Reminder: please don't post specific roost / nest sites owing to the risk of persecution. Specific details should be e mailed to news@fyldebirdclub.org FBC Committee  
  Brown Hare0 Reminder: please don't post specific locations owing to the risk of persecution. Specific details should be e mailed to news@fyldebirdclub.org    
 Skippool CreekShelduck64 morning visit, rising tide J Scragg  
  Teal18 Ramper Pot    
  Pintail22 femRamper Pot    
  Grey Heron3      
  Little Egret12      
  Cormorant3      
  Peregrine1malehunting waders    
  Oystercatcher4      
  Lapwingc150      
  Golden Plover33 Shard Bridge    
  Ringed Plover5      
  Curlewc30      
  Whimbrel1      
  Black-​tailed Godwitc350 Ramper Pot    
  Knotc40 Ramper Pot    
  Dunlin30      
  Redshankc400      
  Greenshank3      
  Common Gull2      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
 Cocker's DykeLittle Egret1     
6th September
 Knott EndBlack-​tailed Godwit30 flew east   
 PrestonPeregrine    Ribble Bird Tours  
 Green Dick's LaneKestrel1adult femalesouth end   
  House Martin2      
  Swallow15      
 Preston DockBuzzard3 Drifted over the motorbike track from south of the river Richard H  
  Jay1      
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Common Gull2      
  Teal24      
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Ramper PotLittle Stint1adpm Paul Slade  
  Whimbrel1      
  Mediterranean Gull2 Inc green darvic French ringed R14T for it's 9th autumn    
 Skippool CreekBlack-​tailed Godwit259   Paul Slade  
 Stanley ParkWigeon3   TS  
  Shoveler4      
  Tufted Duck4      
  Gadwall37      
  Great Crested Grebe104 ads, 6 young     
  Carrion Crow1 Fight with a Woodpigeon at it's nest. Crow won and took off with an egg.    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCurlew1 low west over SW area TS  
  Mute Swan2ad + juv.west side pool    
 GalgateGoldcrest1     
  Dipper1      
  Meadow Pipit1 flew south    
 CarletonSparrowhawk1MaleTook a mouse which was climbing up the Virginia Creeper next to our kitchen window P Guy  
 Freckleton Naze PointRuff2   andy myo  
  Golden Plover130      
  Lapwing200+      
  Wigeon50      
  Little Egret6      
 Marton MereSparrowhawk1 Woodland Watch MM Volunteers  
  Long-​tailed Tit5+ Woodland Watch    
  Grey Squirrel3 Woodland Watch    
  Common Hawker1 Viewing Platform    
 Ramper PotLittle Stint1 am Frank Bird  
  Black-​tailed Godwit450      
  Dunlin220      
  Ringed Plover30      
  Pintail2fem     
 Marton MereGreat Tit8   MM VOLS  
  Blue Tit7      
  Greenfinch1      
  Blackbird2      
  Reed Bunting2      
  Blackcap1      
  House Martin1      
  Goldfinch4      
  Woodpigeon2      
  Chaffinch8      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2      
  Robin2      
  Dunnock1      
  Wren1      
  Song Thrush1      
  Cetti's Warbler1      
  Coot50      
  Mallard6      
  Shoveler4      
  Moorhen3      
  Grey Heron2      
  Canada Goose4      
  Greylag Goose2      
 FleetwoodSmall Copper1 In garden Ullswater Avenue KG  
 King ScarEider10     
 Knott EndPintail1     
  Grey Heron2      
 ThorntonGrey Wagtail1 Red Marsh Ind Est Paul Slade  
5th September
 Marton MereCormorant2 Island / Scrape MM Volunteers  
  Grey Heron5 Island / Scrape    
  House Martin4 Island / Scrape    
  Redshank1 Island / Scrape    
  Snipe6+ Island / Scrape    
  Reed Bunting2 Island / Scrape    
  Stoat1 Island / Scrape    
  Common Shrew1 Island / Scrape    
  Small Copper3 Island / Scrape    
  Red Admiral2 Island / Scrape    
  Common Darter3 Island / Scrape    
  Common Frog2 Island / Scrape    
  Common Blue Damselfly3 Island / Scrape    
  Emperor Dragonfly5 Island / Scrape    
 Ramper PotDunlin105   Paul Slade  
  Greenshank10      
  Black-​tailed Godwit46      
  Pintail2      
  Ringed Plover2      
  Teal2      
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveWheatear1   Ash Baines  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 HambletonBuzzard1 on post near Shard Bridge Paul Ellis  
 Weeton CampBuzzard1 on post in camp Paul Ellis  
 Preesall HillBuzzard5 up together DH  
 Stanley ParkWigeon3   TS  
  Shoveler1      
  Gadwall30+      
  Tufted Duck2      
  Great Crested Grebe104 ads, 6 young     
 Staining NookBuzzard3 perched, hedges to the NW TS  
  House Martin25+ circling over    
 Marton MereLittle Grebe1 heard TS  
 WrampoolWheatear1   AC  
 Bank EndWheatear3   AC  
  Pied Wagtail73      
  Merlin1F/ Juve     
 Wyre LightCormorant60     
 Marton MereBuzzard1 on tree top Peter R  
  Grey Heron2 on edge of mere    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 feeding in bush by thr container hide    
  Chiffchaff1 in same bush    
 Lower BallamMediterranean Gull1 with gull flock brays road andy myo  
  Wheatear1      
 Knott EndSandwich Tern90     
  Mediterranean Gull1first-​winter     
  Grey Heron4      
  Little Egret1      
4th September
 Eagland HillWheatear21m 1f  AJH  
 Todderstaffe HallTawny Owl2     
  Greenshank1 over during owl point survey    
 Fluke HallLittle Egret2     
 Cocker's DykeBlack-​headed Gull1100     
  Herring Gull120      
  Golden Plover35 to east    
  Lapwing40      
 Ridge FarmWheatear1     
 Pilling LaneWheatear2     
  Little Egret1      
  Redshank20      
 Lower BallamWheatear5 one at brays road rest ballam road andy myo mj  
 GreenhalghLittle Owl1 only heard andy myo  
  Fox1      
  Noctule Bat3 had 10 on my last visit with frank bird    
 Stanley ParkWigeon2   TS  
  Shoveler3      
  Tufted Duck3      
  Gadwall29      
  Mute Swan351 juv.     
  Great Crested Grebe104 ads4 well grown young -​ south end. 2 young (from 3) -​ north end. Smallest probably killed by larger sibling.    
 MedlarLittle Owl54juvs 1 adult  andy myo  
  Wheatear1 barn roof    
 Staining NookBuzzard1 perched to the NW TS  
  Kestrel2 hunting north of the marsh    
 Marton MerePochard1m  TS  
  Teal15      
  Shoveler10+      
  Gadwall8+      
  Tufted Duck15      
  Blackcap1m     
 Kincraig LakeTeal37     
  Moorhen15      
  Mallard56      
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
 Bank EndYellow Wagtail2 near Rip and Tess memorial stone frank roe/val rushworth  
 NorcrossBuzzard2 Over Norcross roundabout KG  
 Lower BallamMediterranean Gull AdultIn large Gull flock  Ribble Bird Tours  
  Corn Bunting  Singing    
 Lytham MossPeregrine2 Both immature  Ribble Bird Tours  
  Stock Dove5      
  Buzzard2      
 Knott EndBuzzard1juvenile    
  Mediterranean Gull1adult     
  Little Egret4      
 Fairhaven DunesWhinchat2m f  andy myo mj fw  
  Wheatearc13      
 Lower BallamWhinchat2  SD367351Frank Bird  
  Wheatear7      
  Mediterranean Gull1ad     
  Peregrine1 pylon    
 Todderstaffe HallWheatear1  SD368373Frank Bird  
 Ramper PotPintail2fema.m. Frank Bird  
  Teal20      
  Black-​tailed Godwit48      
  Whimbrel1      
  Dunlin52      
 Cocker's DykeRaven2 flying west Peter R  
  Goldfinch37 flocking on low vegetation    
3rd September
 CarletonBittern1 In flight just over rooftops and heading South, maybe towards Marton Mere 7.40pm P Guy  
 Blackpool South Shorehybrid Herring Gull x Lesser Black-​backed Gull1adultSt Chad's Headland   
 Knott EndWigeon9 flew west   
 StalmineSparrowhawk1     
  Snipe1 to south    
 PreesallSparrowhawk1     
 Shard BridgeLittle Egret20  SD365409  
 Shard BridgeMediterranean Gull1Adult    
  Golden Plover26      
  Little Egret7      
  Carrion Crow12      
 Stanley ParkPochard1m  TS  
  Wigeon4      
  Shoveler2      
  Gadwall37      
  Tufted Duck2      
  Mute Swan341 juv.     
  Great Crested Grebe10+4 ads4 young south end, 2+ north end    
  Coal Tit1 feeders west of Heron island    
  Nuthatch1      
 Marton MereShoveler22+   TS  
  Teal16+      
 Myerscough QuarryGreen Sandpiper2     
  Common Sandpiper2      
  Lapwing9      
  Cormorant5      
  Little Grebe11+      
  Buzzard1      
  Teal4      
  Common Gull1      
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret141 135 left roost 06.10 t0 06.55 with 6 still present FW  
2nd September
 Starr HillsShort-​eared Owl  per dunes rangers   
 GalgateBuzzard3     
  Song Thrush2      
  Coal Tit1      
  Kingfisher1      
  Grey Wagtail2+      
 WoodplumptonKestrel1MSightings from Moons Bridge Marina to Bridge 42 Richard H/Kath D  
  Buzzard2      
  Willow Warbler5      
  Nuthatch1      
  Long-​tailed Tit19 Separate Flocks of 8 & 11    
  Pied Wagtail22 Feeding in one field, c 50% juvs    
  Grey Heron3      
  Coal Tit2      
  Swallow35      
  Linnet4      
 Warton BankGreat White Egret1   andy myo mj gw  
  Marsh Harrier3      
  Peregrine1      
  Raven2      
 Pilling LaneYellow Wagtail2 south over Beach Road Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Raven1 calling east of Beach Road    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 over Beach Road    
  Chiffchaff1 Beach Road    
  Robin2 giving autumn song Beach Road    
  Meadow Pipit3 south Beach Road    
 Rossall PointArctic Skua1   D Gallagher  
 Stanley ParkShoveler2   TS  
  Wigeon1      
  Gadwall41      
  Great Crested Grebe114 adsstill 7 young. 4 well grown south end. 3 north end    
 Freckleton Naze PointGreat White Egret2 Seen from naze on Hesketh marsh . DS  
  Ruff10      
  Golden Plover200+      
  Lapwing600+      
  Redshank200+      
  Greenshankc5      
  Curlew120+      
  Little Egret14      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Dunlin10      
  Kestrel3      
  Sparrowhawk1      
 Pilling Lane EndsCommon Scoter1drake    
 Knott EndSandwich Tern42 inc juv with yellow Darvic   
 GlassonEider1 On Lune behind toilet block   
 Glasson BasinTufted Duck15     
  Mallard50      
 Conder GreenMediterranean Gull1Adultpool   
  Common Sandpiper2 creeks    
 Starr GateRazorbill3 Two on sea, one south over surf   
  Pintail1 south    
  Teal8 six south, two on sea    
  Common Scoter525      
  Sandwich Ternc47 blogging    
  Gannet12      
  Cormorantc50 43 north one flock, c7 others    
  Grey Wagtail9      
  Grey Seal2      
 TrealesYellowhammer8 Jacobs Lane Ian Walker  
  Jay2      
  Buzzard1      
  Woodpigeon200      
  Herring Gull30      
 Skippool CreekShelduck47 rising tide, mid-​afternoon J Scragg  
  Grey Heron6      
  Little Egret31      
  Cormorant7      
  Buzzard1      
  Oystercatcher4      
  Lapwingc300      
  Golden Plover91      
  Ringed Ploverc40      
  Curlew62      
  Whimbrel1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit24      
  Dunlinc25      
  Redshankc250      
  Greenshank7 Wardley's    
  Mediterranean Gull1ad wunringed    
  Common Gull32 ad, 1 2cy     
  Great Black-​backed Gull86 ad, 1 juv     
  Kingfisher1 in creek then flew to river at high tide    
 Stanley ParkNuthatch1 calling near tree stump circle 11.30 Ellen Pemberton  
  Long-​tailed Tit5      
  Swallow4 high over Rose Garden 13.40    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Great Crested Grebe83 adults/5 young     
  Gadwall10+      
 Pilling LaneSparrowhawk1     
  Swallow150      
  Sand Martin2      
  Redshank20      
  Little Egret3      
  Common Gull22 adults     
  Starling60      
  Pied Wagtail1      
 Knott EndWheatear1adult male    
  Grey Heron4      
  Little Egret3      
  Swallow30      
  Grey Wagtail1 flew west    
 Skippool CreekGolden Plover80   Paul Slade  
  Mediterranean Gull1ad     
  Teal30 flew west    
 Ramper PotLittle Egret2   Paul Slade  
  Ringed Plover34      
  Dunlin15      
  Black-​tailed Godwit39      
  Whimbrel1      
 Wardley's CreekGreenshank14   Paul Slade  
  Turnstone1      
  Little Egret5      
  Dunlin6      
 Shard BridgeLittle Egret30   Paul Slade  
1st September
 Pilling LaneGrey Wagtail1 over south,  Paul Ellis  
  Meadow Pipit1 over    
  Chiffchaff1 calling Beach Road    
  Whimbrel1 over Beach Road calling    
 BisphamGrey Wagtail1 landed on roof Mowbray Drive Paul Ellis  
 Great EcclestonGrey Wagtail1   Paul Slade  
 Skippool CreekShelduck25 evening visit, falling tide J Scragg  
  Teal2      
  Grey Heron4      
  Little Egret23      
  Oystercatcher2      
  Lapwingc300      
  Ringed Plover21 on Ramper Pot    
  Curlewc40      
  Black-​tailed Godwit41 on Ramper Pot    
  Dunlin125 on Ramper Pot    
  Redshankc400      
  Greenshank3      
  Common Gull43 ad, 1 2cy     
  Great Black-​backed Gull22 ad     
 GreenhalghSwallow2000 roost in maze field between bradshaw lane and weeton road andy myo  
  Noctule Bat6 hard to count but probably more    
  Common Pipistrelle2      
  Sparrowhawk1 tried twice to have a noctule supper    
 Fairhaven DunesGreat White Egret1 south. Watch 0630-​1000. L.G.B. S.C. I.W.  
  Snipe3 east.    
  Buzzard1 on the beach.    
  Sand Martin6 south.    
  Swallow75 south.    
  Yellow Wagtail2 south.    
  Grey Wagtail11 south.    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail16 south.    
  Meadow Pipit14 south.    
  Tree Pipit1 south.    
 Devonshire Rock GardensGreat Spotted Woodpecker1     
  Chiffchaff1      
  Coal Tit1      
 Fleetwood PromenadeHouse Sparrowc30 YMCA / old pier area   
 Mount ParkTree Pipit1 over east   
  House Martin32      
 Stanley ParkCurlew1 on the NE golf course TS  
  Willow Warbler1 behind the boathouse    
  Nuthatch1      
  Wigeon1      
  Tufted Duck2      
  Gadwall31      
  Great Crested Grebe114 ads, 7 young     
  Little Grebe1 Heron island area    
 Fairhaven LakeLittle Egret144 Left roost between 06.09 to 06.31 FW  
 Knott EndTree Pipit1 flew over   
  House Martin5      
  Swallow25      
  Cormorant2      
  Sand Martin1      
  Sandwich Tern160      
  Common Tern2adult and juvenile     
  Ringed Plover60      
  Dunlin250      
  Eider6      
  Little Egret3      
  Pied Wagtail8      
 Marton MereGreat White Egret1 flew in approx 11.15 -​ tried to land near Heron Hide -​chased off by Grey Heron and flew off south Ellen Pemberton  
  Little Grebe2      
  Gadwall9      
  Shoveler3      
  Cetti's Warbler1 heard in SW bay    
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Buzzard1      
 Freckleton Naze PointGolden Plover500+   andy myo  
  Lapwing800+      
  Canada Goose1000+      
  Greylag Goose50      
  Wigeon12      
  Gadwall5      
  Greenshank3      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit2      
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