Sightings for July 2018

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
16th July
 Staining NookHouse Martin20+ low over the Sycamores TS  
 GalgateCurlew5 flew west   
15th July
 Marton MereKestrel4 barn area TS  
 Cocker's DykeBlack Redstart  100m-​200m W of Cockers Dyke at 16.30  AC/MF  
 St Michael's on WyreKingfisher2   MF  
 Poulton-le-Fyldenew species1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth briefly in back garden on buddleia Barry Dyson  
 SingletonRuff1   Barry Dyson  
  Curlew22 Included some juvs    
  Black-​headed Gull1814 ad, 4 1CY     
  Brown Hawker5      
  White-​letter Hairstreak2  SD3638   
  Purple Hairstreak11  SD3738   
 Fairhaven BeachBar-​tailed Godwit42 Stunning Birds in breeding plumage IW / RH WeBS  
  Knot9 7 Birds in breeding plumage    
  Redshank7      
  Curlew27      
  Oystercatcher680      
  Grey Heron5      
  Little Egret5      
  Eider5      
 Fairhaven LakeCanada Goose258   IW WeBS  
  Mallard107      
  Mute Swan14      
  Grey Heron1Imm     
  Coot23      
  Tufted Duck6      
  Moorhen8      
 FleetwoodShelduck8 Going north west at 17.24 KG  
  Holly Blue2 Garden Ullswater A ve    
  Peacock butterfly2 Garden Ullswater Ave    
  Speckled Wood1 Garden Ullswater Ave    
 Marton MereSand Martin1   Maurice/Ellen  
  Reed Warbler4      
  Sedge Warbler1      
  Blackcap1      
  Little Grebe2      
  Common Tern2      
 Arm HillWhimbrel3   P. Ellis / WeBS  
  Redshank140      
  Lapwing39      
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Oystercatcher750      
  Eider139 ad, 4 juvsfour large juveniles assumed same brood seen last month    
  Shelduck105 ad, 5 juvs     
  Black-​headed Gull201      
  Herring Gull3      
  Great Black-​backed Gull6      
  Kestrel1      
  Whitethroat2      
 Fleetwood MarshHerring Gull33   P. Ellis / WeBS  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull10      
  Black-​headed Gull41      
  Little Egret2      
  Grey Heron5      
  Shelduck193 ad, 16 juvs     
  Lapwing31      
 Barnaby's SandsMeadow Pipit5 one singing P. Ellis / WeBS  
  Reed Bunting2 singing    
  Linnet2      
  Curlew180      
  Kestrel1      
  Little Egret1      
  Grey Heron1      
  Shelduck10      
  Greylag Goose91 ad, 8 juvs     
 Wardley's CreekRedshank67   P. Ellis / WeBS  
  Greenshank2      
  Dunlin13      
  Oystercatcher8      
  Curlew5      
  Lapwing46      
  Little Egret1      
  Grey Heron2      
  Mallard7      
  Shelduck8      
  Little Grebe52 ad, 3 juvAds feeding 3 small juvs on pond    
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull54      
  Common Gull1      
  Black-​headed Gull65      
  Emperor Dragonfly1 over pond    
 Shard BridgeRedshank45   P. Ellis / WeBS  
  Lapwing46      
  Curlew9      
  Oystercatcher2      
  Little Egret2      
  Grey Heron6      
  Black-​headed Gull100      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull12      
  Herring Gull2      
  Stock Dove2      
  Mallard10      
  Shelduck32 ad, 1 juv     
 Skippool CreekRedshank48   P. Ellis / WeBS  
  Lapwing47      
  Oystercatcher1      
  Curlew8      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull27      
  Black-​headed Gull111      
  Grey Heron1      
  Herring Gull5      
  Shelduck275 ads, 22 juvsbroods of 4, 3 and 15    
  Common Gull1      
 Ramper PotCommon Sandpiper2   P. Ellis / WeBS  
  Redshank20      
  Lapwing59      
  Curlew6      
  Oystercatcher2      
  Little Egret4      
  Cormorant1      
  Shelduck195 ad, 14 juvs     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull20      
  Black-​headed Gull395      
  Grey Heron3      
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
  Reed Bunting1 singing    
 Church ScarLittle Egret1   R Holmes & I Walker WeBS  
  Oystercatcher16      
  Ringed Plover12      
 Lytham JettyMute Swan3   R Holmes & I Walker WeBS  
  Cormorant6      
  Redshank69      
  Curlew4      
  Whimbrel3      
  Shelduck68      
  Eider8      
  Grey Heron5      
  Little Egret6      
  Mallard3      
  Oystercatcher154      
  Dunlin438      
  Common Tern3      
  House Martin6      
 Lytham QuaysRedshank56   R Holmes & I Walker WeBS  
  Curlew4      
  Mallard6      
  Oystercatcher14      
  Lapwing4      
  Dunlin48      
 Cocker's DykeGolden Plover1adult    
  Oystercatcher55      
  Common Gull45 to eastSD378498   
  Black-​headed Gull500 to eastSD378498   
  Mediterranean Gull1adultto eastSD378498   
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull25      
  Herring Gull301 juvenile     
  Cormorant4      
  Linnet2      
 Knott EndWhimbrel2     
  Sand Martin1      
  Swift1      
  Redshank6      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4      
  Herring Gull12      
  Whitethroat1malesinging    
 Pilling LaneBlack Redstart1juvenilesea wallSD366492Chris Batty  
  Tree Sparrow1      
  Starling150      
 St Michael's on WyrePurple Hairstreak3   andy myo  
  Nuthatch1      
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Swift1      
 Starr GateManx Shearwater9 South. (0645-​0915) SC,M.J  
  Common Tern4 South     
  Sandwich Tern6 South     
  Dunlin8 South     
  Sanderling2 South     
  Common Scoter82 South/North    
  Gannet14 South     
  Swallow2 North    
  Cormorant6 North    
14th July
 Pilling LaneStarling300 Beach Road Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Sparrowhawk1f     
  Collared Dove64 ad 2 juvadult with dependant juvs Beach Road    
  Goldfinch20 Beach Road inc at least 4 juvs    
  House Sparrow  two nests feeding young Beach Road    
  Dunnock  nest with young Beach Road    
 Lytham CrematoriumMigrant Hawker1   Frank Bird  
  Brown Hawker2      
  Emperor Dragonfly1      
 Skippool CreekCommon Sandpiper1   MF  
  Redshank50      
  Black-​headed Gull60      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull       
 Ramper PotMediterranean Gull1 09.55am MF  
  Black-​headed Gull100      
 Knott EndSwift9     
  House Martin15      
  Swallow10      
  Sandwich Tern3      
 CottamTawny Owl1femalecalling 23:00 JS, SB, AB  
  Dunlin1+ over calling 23:00    
  Oystercatcher1+ over calling 23:00    
 Lea GateRaven2 calling over river and on pylons JS, SB  
  Kestrel1      
  Buzzard1      
  Common Sandpiper6 on river    
  Lapwing17      
  Shelduck2      
  Whitethroat2      
  Linnet5      
  Stock Dove1      
 Preston DockArctic Tern7+6+ ad, 1 2cyat 21:20 JS, SB  
  Common Tern112112 ad+ uncounted youngsters, at 21:20    
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Peregrine1juvenileover south    
 Lytham CrematoriumPurple Hairstreak11 Oaks west side  Frank Bird  
  White-​letter Hairstreak1 Regent Av.     
 SingletonSwift2 Over Singleton church Barry Dyson  
  Purple Hairstreak5 On oak tree in church yard. Still flying above the canopy at 20.00pm.    
 Rossall PointDunlinc250   Barry Dyson  
  Sanderling1      
  Eider10All femalesFlying parallel to the coastline towards Wyre estuary.    
 StainingSwift45+ fields east of McColl's shop, 20.00 TS  
  Whitethroat4 possibly all juvs    
  Curlew1 over west    
  Buzzard1      
  Red-​legged Partridge4      
  Pied Wagtail3ad + 2 juvs     
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Song Thrush1 singing    
  Linnet20+      
  Greenfinch5+      
  Goldfinch40+      
 Rossall SchoolStarling500+ On roof of school kg  
  Meadow Pipit1 Song flight    
 GalgateKingfisher1     
  Dipper2      
  Nuthatch1      
  Long-​tailed Tit10juveniles     
 Preston DockPeregrine1 over flying west 6.30am martin jump  
  Common Sandpiper1 on wave breakers.    
  Common Tern80+ lots sitting on second clutch of eggs.Not seen 1 fledged Common Tern chick on all the sight,    
 Marton MereLittle Ringed Plover1   TS  
  Little Grebe1ad     
 WeetonPurple Hairstreak10+ in woods along railway and opposite school.In allmost every oak tree.Must be very abundent this year andy myo  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
13th July
 FleetwoodBlackbird2juvin garden Ullswater Ave kg  
  Magpie2juvin garden Ullswater Ave    
  Curlew1 over Ullswater Ave    
 Rossall PointCurlew2   AA  
  Small Copper3      
 Newton-with-ScalesPurple Hairstreak1 On oak just past basketball hoop. On newton recreation ground andy myo  
 Starr GateCommon Scoter130 south. Watch 1145-​1330. L.G.B.  
  Gannet5 south.    
  Dunlin68 south.    
  Sandwich Tern4      
  Risso's Dolphin1 slowly moving north 1225-​1245.    
12th July
 Starr GateEider3 north. Watch 0630-​1000 Sev. obs.  
  Common Scoter630 south.    
  Manx Shearwater10 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Gannet20 south.    
  Cormorant8 south.    
  Curlew3 south.    
  Redshank1 south.    
  Sandwich Tern10      
  Common Tern6      
  Arctic Tern1      
  Harbour Porpoise2      
 Marton MereMute Swan8m, f + 6 juvs  TS  
  Shoveler4+      
  Oystercatcher1      
  Kestrel4 3 barn south ledge    
  Red-​legged Partridge1 flew over the barn    
  Linnet2m, fnorth side    
  Swift1      
  House Martin10+      
 MowbreckRaven4   andy myo  
  Purple Hairstreak3      
 ThorntonSwift2 Over garden Howard  
 Freckleton Naze PointPurple Hairstreak1fAt naze farm.Probably more this one showed well  andy myo  
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveGrayling27 Dunes side AA  
  Gatekeeper37      
  Meadow Brown23      
  Small Skipper7      
 Lightfoot GreenSand Martin  224 nest holes Steve Jones  
  Canada Goose13 4 adults, 9 juveniles    
  Tufted Duck2 female & 1 juvenile    
 Conder GreenCommon Tern53 Ad+2 juves  AC  
  Avocet1      
  Tufted Duck3Ad+ 2 chicks     
 Bodie HillSwift5   AC  
 Knott EndMediterranean Gull1adult    
  Black-​headed Gull260      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1adult     
  Swift8      
  Little Egret1      
  Common Gull10      
  Curlew1      
  Sandwich Tern22 adults     
  Dunlin5 flew south    
11th July
 Haslam ParkKingfisher1 second day running Steve Jones  
  Kestrel2 adult male & flying juvenile    
 Knott EndPied Wagtail1     
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine2     
 SingletonPurple Hairstreak12 Seen at Grange Hill wood.This site was only opened to the public in late 2016 by way of a permissive footpath. Goodness knows the true total to be found there.SD3938Barry Dyson  
  Black-​tailed Skimmer1      
  Purple Hairstreak1 Low down on the 58 year old oak tree (see plaque) in the church grounds and within 50 metres of a WLHairstreak I saw there on 8/7    
 Knott EndSwift4 Esplanade feeding AC  
 Marton MereLittle Ringed Plover2 North end of the island pool viewable from the bench on the path MM VOLS  
 MowbreckBullfinch1m  andy myo  
  Purple Hairstreak1fgood views through scoop at yesterdays site    
 Marton MereLittle Egret1 flew NE over NE corner, 9.35 TS  
  Little Grebe1ad     
  Shoveler6      
  Teal3      
  Tufted Duck6      
10th July
 WartonSedge Warbler1 singing Lodge Lane Paul Ellis  
 Warton MarshSedge Warbler1 singing in reedbed at end of Bank Lane Paul Ellis  
 Wyre LightCormorant25     
 Knott EndLittle Egret1     
 Lytham MossCorn Bunting1msinging Anna's Lane   
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
 MowbreckPurple Hairstreak2 in lone oak past scout camp and white house near elms with white letter hairstreaks in andy myo  
  Raven2      
 Weeton CampKestrel1   Paul Ellis  
 SingletonKestrel1   Paul Ellis  
 Knott EndHerring Gull402+ juvenilesPreesall Sands   
 Cleveleys North PromenadeShort-​eared Owl1 Seen circling at altitude, then appeared to descend towards Rossall School at 7.30am. D & J Moreton  
9th July
 Warton AerodromeGoldcrest1 in confiers North side Paul Ellis  
 WartonChiffchaff1 singing Church Road Paul Ellis  
 Preston DockMediterranean Gull1second-​summer    
  Black-​headed Gull400      
  Arctic Tern98 ads and juvenile22:25    
  Common Tern142142 adults22:25    
 GreenhalghKestrel1     
 WeshamSwift2     
 Windy HarbourBuzzard1  SD391396  
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkLittle Grebe61 ad, 5 juvs  Barry Dyson  
  Gatekeeper71 Nearly a threefold increase on previous best year (2015)    
 Starr GateShelduck13 south. Watch 0615-​1000 Sev. obs.  
  Eider1 north.    
  Common Scoter157 south.    
  Manx Shearwater73 south.    
  Gannet23 north.    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Mediterranean Gull1ad.south inshore.    
  Sandwich Tern10      
  Common Tern1      
  Guillemot4      
  Razorbill3      
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe54 ads, juv  TS  
  Mute Swan4+m, f + 2 juvs+ other ads    
  Stock Dove1 near west bridge    
  Grey Wagtail1 north end of lake    
  Swift3      
 Pilling Lane EndsKestrel1 to east   
 Kincraig LakeGreat Crested Grebe42 ad, 2 juv    
  Mallard44      
  Greylag Goose23      
 Preesall Moss SideStock Dove8     
 Knott EndStarling300 flew west   
  Herring Gull52 ads and 3 youngGrasmere Road    
 Head Dyke LaneKestrel2     
 GlassonMute Swan5     
 Conder GreenLittle Egret2     
  Mute Swan2      
  Swift1      
 Preesall ParkBuzzard1 to south   
 WrampoolGrey Heron2     
  Lapwing10 to west    
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
  Grey Wagtail1+      
 Preston DockRoseate Tern1 Briefly at 1620hrs. Tried to land on the pontoons but mobbed by resident terns and flew off towards Bull Nose. At the point of identification immature tern plumage variation fully considered Ian Walker et al  
8th July
 Singleton ParkSwallow24   Barry Dyson  
 SingletonWhite-​letter Hairstreak1 On elm east of Singleton church boundary wall Barry Dyson  
  Black-​tailed Skimmer2MalesIn Peace garden located behind Singleton church    
 Stake PoolChiffchaff1 singing Paul Ellis  
 Out RawcliffeYellowhammer1 singing 200 yds west of Castle Hill Wood Paul Ellis  
  Chiffchaff1 singing Castle Hill Wood    
 Marton MereBarn Owl1 over NE field with prey, 20.55 TS  
 GalgateNuthatch1 allotments   
  Blackcap1 allotments    
  Black-​headed Gull2 flew over    
 Winmarleigh MossReed Bunting2 singing. All dried out Paul Ellis  
  Meadow Pipit3 singing    
  Willow Warbler1 calling    
  Whitethroat1 singing    
  Buzzard2 high and distant    
  Gatekeeper3      
  Large Skipper6      
 Skippool CreekDunlin24   Paul Ellis  
  Golden Plover1      
  Redshank15      
  Lapwing45      
  Oystercatcher7      
  Curlew74      
  Shelduck395 ad, 34 juvs     
  Cormorant2      
 Wardley's CreekGreenshank3   Paul Ellis  
  Redshank5      
  Curlew5      
  Lapwing23      
  Oystercatcher13      
  Shelduck3ad, 2 juv     
  Grey Heron1      
  Little Grebe1ad on pond    
  Coot2 on pond    
 Ramper PotGolden Plover2   Paul Ellis  
  Lapwing24      
  Redshank105      
  Dunlin1      
  Curlew4      
  Oystercatcher4      
  Shelduck4      
 Shard BridgeCommon Sandpiper1   Paul Ellis  
  Lapwing112      
  Curlew2      
  Redshank5      
  Oystercatcher3      
  Curlew2      
  Grey Heron1      
  Shelduck42 ad, 2 juv     
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
 Preston DockCommon Tern    Mark Cookson  
  Herring Gull       
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull       
  Coot       
  Moorhen       
  House Martin       
  Peregrine  High above docks at a distant    
  Black-​headed Gull       
  Feral Pigeon       
  Mallard       
 Little SingletonCommon Sandpiper3     
 Little SingletonTree Sparrow1     
  Greenfinch1malesinging    
  Grey Heron1      
  Goldfinch1      
  Chaffinch1      
  Swallow5      
 HambletonPied Wagtail1     
 Preston DockRoseate Tern1adultpresent 15:10-​16:20+ on south pontoons per Shaun Ankers  
 Lytham HallPurple Hairstreak4+ on oak trees all seen from eastern boundary path ME  
 Starr GateEider4fem.north. L.G.B .G.J. M.J.  
  Common Scoter460      
  Red-​breasted Merganser1male.north.    
  Manx Shearwater20 south.    
  Cormorant19 north.    
  Sanderling4 south.    
  Mediterranean Gull1ad.north.    
  Sandwich Tern16      
  Common Tern1      
  Guillemot4 north.    
 Preston DockLittle Tern11st summerPresent briefly in morning then flew off down river per S Darbyshire  
  Arctic Tern5 3 in nest boxes and 1 pair displaying    
7th July
 Knott EndSwift13 all in screaming flock in evening Paul Ellis  
 Preston DockArctic Tern7 Juv fledged and gone. 4 more adults sitting in boxes on eastern set Paul Ellis  
  Common Tern59 active nests    
  Swift29 over town    
 Knott EndPied Wagtail1     
 CleveleysBottlenose Dolphin2+ Filmed tonight from near The Venue per Facebook   
 SalwickCommon Tern3 Along canal Stu Milne  
  Canada Goose52ad 3juv     
  Chiffchaff2      
  Mute Swan2      
  Sedge Warbler1      
  Pheasant1Cock     
  Tawny Owl1 Flushed from trees near hall canal bridge    
  new species2 Comma butterfly    
  new species1+ Gatekeeper butterfly no sign of White Letter Hairstreaks     
  new species1MBanded Demoiselle cut walk short due to Horseflys    
 MartonCoal Tit2ad, juvgarden Frank Bird  
6th July
 MartonSwift41 groups 5,5 and 4 over regular breeding sites plus 27 over Stanley Park. L.G.B.  
 Starr GateCommon Scoter241 south. Watch 0630-​1030 L.G.B. S.C. G.J.  
  Manx Shearwater68 north.    
  Gannet16 north.    
  Curlew3 south.    
  Sanderling5 south.    
  Redshank4 south.    
  Sandwich Tern11      
  Common Tern4      
  Pomarine Skua1ad.north 0830.    
  Guillemot2 north.    
 MartonWhite-​letter Hairstreak3 Preston new rd on elms between carson rd / winton rd Frank Bird  
 GalgateChiffchaff1juvenile    
  Song Thrush1juvenile     
  Mistle Thrush5 flew over    
  Kingfisher1 carrying food    
  Dipper1      
  Long-​tailed Tit10+      
  Goldcrest1 singing    
  Grey Heron2 flew over    
 Marton MereBarn Owl1 NE field and towards Staining Nook, 21.35-​45 TS  
 Devonshire Rock GardensBlackcap3m2 DRGC & 1 Golden triangle DJM/CR/WM  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Over W -​ my first here for some time    
  Swallow7+ Feeding over former school playing field    
  Swift2      
  Woodpigeon2+ Pair connecting nesting sticks    
  Brown Hawker1      
  Emperor Dragonfly1      
  White-​letter Hairstreak2      
  Painted Lady1      
  Red Admiral2      
  Small Copper1      
  Comma1+      
  Small Tortoiseshell1      
  Meadow Brown50+      
  Large Skipper5+      
  Small Skipper25+      
  Gatekeeper10+      
  Large White5+      
  Small White5+      
  new species5+ Field grasshopper    
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe43 ads, juv.  TS  
  Mute Swan382 juvs     
  Mallard5f + 4 small young+ other ads    
  Stock Dove1 near west bridge    
 Pilling LaneStarling60     
 Knott EndWhitethroat1malesinging   
5th July
 Rossall BeachRinged Plover1   DJM/GB  
  Curlew1 N    
  Manx Shearwater3 N    
 Shard BridgeGolden Plover5     
  Common Sandpiper3      
  Grey Heron2      
  House Martin4      
  Shelduck1511 adult and 4 young     
  Lapwing5      
 Knott EndChiffchaff1malesinging   
 Marton MereCommon Tern2ads21.00+ TS  
 Wesham MarshNoctule Bat10 Flying around with swifts This has been a good site for this species for a number of years andy myo  
 Harris ParkSwift52 Adults 3 young.First sign of fledged young tonight. Jim Cl,ift  
  Comma1AduktComma flew north through our garden this afternoon    
 KirkhamLong-​tailed Tit20+ Carr Lane Geoff Speight  
  Buzzard1 Mowbreck lane    
  Kestrel1 Mowbreck lane    
  new species       
 Starr GateMute Swan4ads.sat on the sea. Watch 0630-​0830. L.G.B.  
  Common Scoter393 south.    
  Manx Shearwater12 north.    
  Gannet5 north.    
  Curlew1 south.    
  Sandwich Tern14 including first juv. of the autumn,    
  Common Tern2      
  Guillemot4 north.    
 SingletonWhite-​letter Hairstreak2 Church Rd / Grange RdSD38713876Frank Bird  
 Pilling Lane EndsEmperor Dragonfly1   MMM  
 Carr House Green CommonGrasshopper Warbler1 singing ME  
  Sedge Warbler10 3 singing, 2 carrying food    
  Whitethroat11 6 singing, one carrying food, one carrying faecal sac    
  Lesser Whitethroat1 singing     
  Blackcap2 both singing    
  Willow Warbler8 3 singing    
  Chiffchaff4 2 singing    
  Reed Bunting5 all singing    
  Raven2 over    
  Bullfinch1m     
  Ringlet1 my first and probably a new species for the site    
 Newton MarshBuzzard2 Pool and creek very nearly completely dried out. SA  
4th July
 Warton HallNuthatch1 calling Paul Ellis  
 Warton BankRedshank1 alarming and mobbing kestrel west of Bank Lane Paul Ellis  
  Kestrel1      
 Blackpool Sixth Form CollegeSwift15 over Poulton Old Road   
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSwallow100+   TS  
 Marton MereTeal1m  TS  
 Skippool CreekGolden Plover5     
 ElswickWhite-​letter Hairstreak3+ Roseacre rdSD42373766Frank Bird  
 Preston DockSandwich Tern1 over calling flying east. martin jump  
 Pilling Lane EndsLittle Grebe1   AC  
  Emperor Dragonfly1      
  Common Blue2      
  Gatekeeper2+      
  Meadow Brown20+      
  Ringlet2 Countless Burnet moths    
  Tufted Duck42 M 2 F     
 WrampoolGatekeeper3   AC  
  Large White10+ Lots of White butterflies on flowering set aside field    
  Small White10+      
  Small Tortoiseshell2+      
  Meadow Brown5+      
3rd July
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseHobby1adflew east just to the north of the crossing path, 22.15 TS  
  Mute Swan2m + 1 juv     
  Reed Warbler2 singing, west side pool    
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Swallow30+      
 Herons' ReachSparrowhawk1fcircling over TS  
 SalwickWhite-​letter Hairstreak5   Frank Bird  
  Banded Demoiselle2      
  Brown Hawker1      
 Starr GateShelduck3 south. Watch 0630-​0930 L.GB. S.C.  
  Common Scoter163 south.    
  Gannet5 north.    
  Cormorant11 north.    
  Knot4 south.    
  Dunlin5 south.    
  Curlew3 south.    
  Sandwich Tern2      
  Little Tern1 south.    
  Swift3 north.    
  Swallow3 south/east.    
 MowbreckWhite-​letter Hairstreak1 near top of one of a line of elms past scout camp andy myo  
 Marton MereBlack-​headed Gull    MM VOLS  
  Woodpigeon       
  Swallow       
  House Sparrow       
  Goldfinch       
  Chiffchaff       
  Whitethroat       
  Herring Gull       
  Coot       
  Moorhen       
  Mallard       
  Grey Heron       
  Pochard       
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull       
  Mute Swan       
  Carrion Crow       
  Reed Bunting       
  Song Thrush       
  Wren       
  Oystercatcher       
  Lapwing       
  Little Ringed Plover       
  Linnet       
  Sedge Warbler       
  House Martin       
  Magpie       
  Blackbird       
  Teal       
  Reed Warbler       
  Tufted Duck       
 Marton MereLittle Ringed Plover1   TS  
  Pochard1m     
  Grey Heron6      
  Cormorant1      
  Kestrel1m     
 Stanley ParkGreat Crested Grebe2ads  TS  
  Mute Swan4+m, f + 2 juvs+ other ads    
  Mallard6f + 5 small youngHerring Gull attacked, but female grabbed it's wing and dragged it along the water. It was glad to escape. Young survived for now    
  Swift5 screaming over Woodland Grove    
 St Michael's on WyreKingfisher3young  andy myo  
  Grey Wagtail2young     
  Song Thrush3      
  Nuthatch2      
  Blackcap2      
  Whitethroat1      
  Banded Demoiselle20+      
  Red Admiral2      
 Knott EndLittle Egret1     
  Kestrel1      
  Swift4      
  Sparrowhawk1      
  Pied Wagtail1      
2nd July
 Herons' ReachCurlew1 over calling TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan2m + 1 youngpool east of zoo car park TS  
  Reed Warbler2 singing, west side pools    
  Swallow35+      
  Swift4      
 Marton MereRed-​legged Partridge1 barn roof TS  
 Pilling LaneSwift4     
  Lapwing1      
 Little SingletonCommon Sandpiper3     
 Knott EndSand Martin1     
  Grey Heron2 flew east    
  Curlew10      
  Swift4      
  Pied Wagtail1      
 Starr GateManx Shearwater11 North. 0600-​0800 S.C  
  Gannet16 South    
  Common Scoter21 North and South     
  Sandwich Tern5 South     
  Common Tern4 North     
  Shelduck2 South    
  Swallow1 North     
 TrealesYellowhammer7 Jacob's Lane 0815hrs  Ian Walker  
  Siskin1 Flew south east     
1st July
 Pilling LaneWoodpigeon3 ad feeding two dependant young Beach Road Paul Ellis  
 Starr GateShelduck4 south. Watch 0630-​0930 L.G.B. G.J.  
  Common Scoter232 south.    
  Eider6 south.    
  Gannet15 north.    
  Manx Shearwater42 north.    
  Dunlin1 south.    
  Knot16 south.    
  Curlew3 south.    
  Sandwich Tern4 south.    
  Common Tern5      
  Swift5 south.    
 Knott EndSand Martin1     
  Swift3      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan2m + 1 youngcentral pool TS  
  Little Grebe1 calling, central pool    
  Reed Warbler2 singing, central pool, west side pool    
  Kestrel1m     
  Swift3      
  Swallow20+      
 Marton MereCommon Tern2adsbriefly, island pool bank, 21.20 TS  
  Lapwing3      
  Linnet2 west over the island    
  Red-​legged Partridge1 barn roof    
 Poulton-le-FyldeLong-​tailed Tit3+ Moorland Rd Jol  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Moorland Gardens    
  Nuthatch1 Moorland Gardens    
 Lytham JettyGreat White Egret1   AA  
 Little SingletonCommon Sandpiper2     
  Stock Dove2      
  Shelduck42 ad, 2 juvPair with two small ducklings     
 FleetwoodBuzzard1 Amounderness way Rossall turning being mobbed by 2 Crows KG  
 Freckleton Naze PointCommon Sandpiper13   Ian Walker  
  Curlew16      
  Little Egret2      
 Freckleton Naze PoolAvocet73 Ad 4 Juvs  Ian Walker  
  Common Sandpiper2      
  Little Ringed Plover1      
  Redshank9      
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