Sightings for July 2019

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
16th July
 Freckleton Naze PointGreenshank7   andy myo  
  Barn Owl1      
 Knott EndArctic Skua1 Wyre Estuary mouth   
  Sandwich Tern1613 ads and 3 juvs     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull101 juvenile     
  Mediterranean Gull1adult     
  Swift3      
  Black-​headed Gull100      
  Herring Gull25      
15th July
 Skippool CreekCommon Sandpiper4   Paul Slade  
  Golden Plover9      
  Black-​headed Gull1adNorwegian green ringed J01E    
 Wardley's CreekGreenshank1   Paul Slade  
 Ramper PotLittle Egret15   Paul Slade  
  Dunlin1      
  Common Sandpiper2      
  Greenshank2      
 MedlarLittle Owl3 On fence posts near end of track. Monty  
  Kestrel41ad 3young3 young in nest box, 1 adult on nesrby post,    
  Red-​legged Partridge1 On edg of marsh.    
  new species  Field crickets. Many hear chirping in grass near ponds.    
 Whitmore FisheriesFour-​spotted Chaser6   Monty  
  Black-​tailed Skimmer2      
  Emperor Dragonfly2      
  Common Darter3      
  Common Blue Damselfly12+      
  Broad-​bodied Chaser1      
 Pilling LaneSparrowhawk1mBeach Road Paul Ellis / Dave Hall  
 Bone HillYellowhammer1malesinging from wire Paul Ellis / Dave Hall  
  Buzzard2      
  Willow Warbler1      
 Pilling Lane EndsTufted Duck7ad f, 6 juvsix small ducklings east pond Paul Ellis / Dave Hall  
  Reed Warbler1 singing east pond    
  Little Grebe1adeast pond    
 CockersandGolden Plover120   Paul Ellis / Dave Hall  
  Dunlin110      
  Oystercatcher98      
  Whimbrel3      
  Redshank1      
  Ringed Plover2      
  Grey Plover1 winter plum    
  Lapwing6      
  Eider18      
  Herring Gull35      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Black-​headed Gull4      
  Common Tern1      
  Great Crested Grebe1      
  Pied Wagtail3 inc. male carrying food    
  Linnet3 inc singing male    
  Grey Heron1      
  Brown Hare1 beach    
  Grey Seal2      
 GlassonGoosander1femaleLune Paul Ellis / Dave Hall  
  Knot1ad sumLune    
  Little Egret7 Lune    
  Swift1 screaming over village    
 Conder GreenAvocet64 ad, 2 juvtwo small juvs in creek (from pool) Paul Ellis / Dave Hall  
  Redshank145 100 roosted pool + 45 creek    
  Common Sandpiper3 creek    
  Little Grebe2 pool    
  Little Egret1 pool    
  Common Tern52 ad, 3 juvthree juvs on raft ( 1st pair's brood fledged and gone)    
  Black-​headed Gull42ad, 2 large juvtwo pre-​flight juvs on raft (1st pair's juvs fledged and gone)    
 Marton MereMute Swan117 juvs  TS  
  Black-​headed Gull40+2 juvs     
  Curlew1 over calling    
  Lapwing1juv     
  Little Owl1 barn Hawthorn perch, 19.10-​25+    
  Kestrel2 barn ledge    
  Stock Dove6 barn roof    
  Linnet2      
  Cormorant3 south over east fields    
  Comma2      
  Small Skipper2 SW field    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe1adwest side pool TS  
  Mute Swan4m, f + 2 juvs     
  Oystercatcher3      
  Long-​tailed Tit4+ NE copse    
  Reed Warbler2msinging, west side pools    
  Swallow1      
  Swift1      
 Stanley ParkBlack-​headed Gull453 juvs  TS  
  Stock Dove1 stumps area    
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1     
 Fairhaven DunesGrayling9   AA  
 Freckleton MarshBuzzard1   AA  
  Kestrel1      
  Little Egret7      
  Curlew3      
  Brown Hare1      
  Meadow Brown50+      
  Gatekeeper30+      
  Painted Lady7      
  Small Skipper14      
  Small Tortoiseshell2      
  Comma1      
  Small White17      
 StainingTeal1fpond NE from McColl's shop TS  
  Oystercatcher1 pond bank    
  Curlew1 over west    
  Grey Heron1 fishing a private pond    
  Pied Wagtail2juvs     
  Linnet4      
  Goldfinch3juvs     
  Tree Sparrow3      
  Collared Dove3      
  Woodpigeon150+      
  Kestrel2+      
  Buzzard3 circling over Clinkum Wood/Todderstaffe Wood area    
  Swallow6+      
  House Martin10+      
  Swift4      
 Eagland HillBarn Owl3 2 hunting 1 on fence post AJH  
  Yellowhammer1      
 Knott EndSandwich Tern32     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1juvenile     
  Sand Martin8      
14th July
 PreesallHerring Gull42 adults and 2 youngat nest at Sandy Lane   
 Carr House Green CommonSedge Warbler8+     
  Whitethroat10+      
  Chiffchaff2malessinging    
  Barn Owl1      
  Kestrel2      
  Reed Bunting6+      
 Skippool CreekCanada Goose4 evening, rising tide JSc  
  Greylag Goose12 over    
  Shelduck97 juv     
  Grey Heron5      
  Little Egret8      
  Oystercatcher34      
  Lapwing197      
  Golden Plover9      
  Curlew55 roosting    
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Dunlin19      
  Redshank242      
  Greenshank5 towards Wardley's    
  Common Sandpiper11      
  Mediterranean Gull72 ad, 3 2cy, 2 juvyellow-​ringed juv AZHT + returning green-​ringed adult R14T back for 10th autumn    
  Black-​headed Gull830      
  Common Gull1ad     
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Herring Gull2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull47      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe1juvSE pool TS  
  Mute Swan4m, f + 2 juvs     
  Oystercatcher1      
  Black-​headed Gull15+ circling over NW corner    
  Reed Warbler2msinging, west side pool & east side pool    
  Reed Bunting1m     
 Marton MereLittle Owl1 called, barn, 10.10 TS  
  Kestrel3 barn area    
  Shoveler2      
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Black-​headed Gull112 juvs     
  Lapwing2ad, juv     
  Stock Dove6 barn roof    
  Swift1      
 FreckletonWhimbrel1 0715 -​ 0830hrs Pool Lane Freshwater outlet  Ian Walker  
  Greenshank6      
  Redshank31      
  Dunlin1      
  Avocet3Ad & 2CY      
  Curlew20      
 Green Dick's LaneGreenfinch2 north end   
 Cocker's DykeBlack-​headed Gull200     
  Greenfinch8      
 Pilling MarshLittle Egret3     
  Curlew150      
 Crookhey HallPied Wagtail3     
 Knott EndGreenshank1     
  Swift1      
  House Martin15      
  Mediterranean Gull1juvenile     
  Sandwich Tern16      
  Black-​headed Gull150      
 Cockerham SandsGreenshank1     
  Great Crested Grebe2      
  Little Egret8      
  Grey Heron1      
  Swift1      
  Tree Sparrow3      
  Redshank20      
  Shelduck42 young     
  Pied Wagtail6      
  Whitethroat1      
  Chiffchaff1malesinging    
 CockersandMediterranean Gull1juvenile    
  Eider50      
  Whimbrel5      
  Golden Plover83      
  Pied Wagtail5      
  Ringed Plover1      
  Dunlin15      
  Curlew25      
  Little Egret4      
  Red-​legged Partridge1malesinging    
  Whitethroat1      
  Shelduck84 young     
  Sand Martin15      
 Myerscough QuarryLittle Grebe12     
  Lapwing110      
  Oystercatcher24      
  Tufted Duck1      
  Mallard144      
  Grey Heron3      
  Greylag Goose12      
  Canada Goose17      
  Jay1      
  Reed Bunting1m     
 Starr GateCommon Scoter680 south. Watch 0600-​1000 Sev. obs.  
  Red-​throated Diver1 south.    
  Manx Shearwater36 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe2 north.    
  Gannet52 north.    
  Curlew3 south.    
  Black-​tailed Godwit8 south.    
  Dunlin18 south.    
  Sandwich Tern37 south.    
  Common Tern12      
  Black Guillemot11st. W.north.    
  Swift5 north.    
 Lytham MossQuail1 Heard in barley field closed part of road Keith McLennan  
13th July
 Conder GreenAvocet62 ad 4 youngIn the creeks young keeping under grass adults agresive towords any intruders KG  
  Common Sandpiper5+ 4 on creeks 1 0n pools    
  Greenshank1 On creek    
  Common Tern52 ad 3 youngOn pools    
 Pilling Lane EndsLittle Grebe21 ad 1 juvCould be more young KG  
  Tufted Duck81 fem 7 juv     
  Common Blue4+      
  Common Blue Damselfly  many over water and a few in grass    
 Freckleton MarshBlack-​tailed Godwit20     
  Black-​headed Gullc70      
  Common Tern5+      
  Dunlin2      
  Kestrel1male     
  Lapwing30+      
 Blackpool CentralCurlew1 Flight call over Hornby Rd/Park Rd 23.30 BD  
 Little SingletonCommon Sandpiper2     
  Little Egret4      
  Grey Heron4      
  Lapwing220      
 Kincraig LakeReed Warbler1msinging   
  Great Crested Grebe2m, fpair with young juvenile    
  Mallard50      
 Newton-with-ScalesRaven6 thames street looked like a family party andy myo  
  Jay1      
 Marton MereMute Swan117 juvs2 ads main dyke TS  
  Teal1f     
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Lapwing2ad, juv     
  Pied Wagtail1juv     
  Buzzard1 over east fields    
  Sparrowhawk1fover west end    
  Kestrel1 barn ledge    
  Stock Dove3      
  Swift8      
  Comma1      
 Staining NookSedge Warbler1msinging TS  
  Tree Sparrow4+ Mere View    
 Stanley ParkMute Swan8+4 juvs  TS  
  Black-​headed Gull37ads     
 Freckleton Naze PointCommon Sandpiper1 calling  DS  
  Lapwing160      
  Curlew12      
  Little Egret36 on far side of river .    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Stock Dove2      
 Freckleton Naze PoolGreenshank6 Dropped with Redshank 10am . DS  
  Common Sandpiper2 On creek .    
  Redshank13      
  Tree Sparrow2 on wires    
  Chiffchaff4      
 FreckletonReed Warbler3 Lund Way -​ One bird seen begging for food from Adult so presumed Juv Ian Walker  
 Newton MarshCommon Sandpiper1   Ian Walker  
  Black-​tailed Godwit12CY     
  Kestrel1M     
  Jay2      
 FreckletonRedshank103 2 hrs before high tide on the freshwater outlet onto the estuary -​ Pool Lane Ian Walker  
  Greenshank2      
  Spotted Redshank1 At least 3 recorded on the Ribble this morning    
  Avocet3Ad & 2 1CY     
  Lapwing120      
  Curlew8      
  Little Egret4      
12th July
 Marton MereCommon Tern2adsfishing the mere, then flew east, 10.00-​15 TS  
  Little Grebe1adwest end    
  Mute Swan9m, f + 7 juvs     
  Teal32m     
  Oystercatcher3 2 over SE, 1 over NW    
  Kestrel42+ juvs2 juvs barn field, 2 barn south ledge    
  Swift2      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan4m, f + 2 juvs  TS  
  Oystercatcher1      
  Stock Dove1 west side green    
  Buzzard1 over NE area    
  Sparrowhawk1fmobbing the Buzzard    
  Reed Bunting1m     
 StainingWhitethroat3 hedgerows east of McColl's shop TS  
  Swallow19 perched on a wire fence    
  Tree Sparrow1      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Linnet2      
  Buzzard1      
  Kestrel1f     
  Woodpigeon250+ over the field south of Todderstaffe Wood    
 Knott EndSwift2     
 NorbreckArctic Skua2 Close views of pair harassing gulls at 0845308412Glen Jackson  
11th July
 Fleetwoodnew species1 Hummingbird Hawkmoth in my garden KG  
 Wesham MarshSwift6   andy myo  
  Noctule Bat10      
 Skippool CreekCanada Goose8 evening, high tide JSc  
  Shelduck117 juv     
  Grey Heron4      
  Cormorant1      
  Oystercatcher6      
  Lapwing147      
  Curlew12      
  Dunlin12      
  Redshank71      
  Common Sandpiper17      
  Mediterranean Gull2ad sp + 2cyboth unringed    
  Black-​headed Gull335      
  Herring Gull2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull15      
  Stock Dove1      
 Marton MereTeal1m  TS  
  Lapwing3ad, 2 juvs     
  Kestrel2 barn area    
  Red-​legged Partridge4 barn roof    
  Stock Dove4      
  Linnet7      
  Sedge Warbler1 embankment    
  Swift2      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan4m, f + 2 juvs  TS  
  Little Grebe1adwest side pool    
  Oystercatcher1      
  Reed Warbler2msinging, west side pools    
 Blackpool ZooReed Warbler1msinging, Village entrance pool TS  
 Stanley ParkMute Swan8+4 juvs  TS  
  Ring-​necked Parakeet2      
  Swift2      
 Starr GateShelduck9 south. Watch 0600-​1000. F.B. L.G.B.S.C.M.J.  
  Common Scoter220 south.    
  Red-​breasted Merganser1fem.north.    
  Manx Shearwater71 south.    
  Gannet34 north.    
  Curlew3 south.    
  Whimbrel1 south.    
  Dunlin11 south.    
  Kittiwake8ads.south.    
  Sandwich Tern21ads.south.    
  Great Skua1 south at 0820 then north at 0855    
 MartonSwift2 Over Saddle Pub 12.30. BD  
 Bodie HillSwift12+ Feeding  AC  
 Bank EndSwift3   AC  
  Pied Wagtail9      
 Marton MereCommon Tern2adsfishing the mere, 10.25-​45 TS  
  Mute Swan9m, f + 7 juvs     
 PreesallSwift11     
  House Martin12      
 StalmineSwift3     
 Cold RowSwift3     
 HambletonSparrowhawk1     
  Coal Tit1      
 Knott EndCurlew134     
10th July
 Bone HillQuail2+ calling 21.45 Paul Slade/Jol  
 Marton MereTufted Duck1m  TS  
  Kestrel3m, 2 juvsbarn area    
  Stock Dove6      
  Oystercatcher1      
  Swift2      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan4m, f + 2 juvs  TS  
  Mallard2f + 1 young     
  Reed Warbler1msinging, west side pool    
  Swallow4      
 Wyre LightCormorant26     
 Knott EndSandwich Tern2420 ads and 4 juvs    
 Marton MereGrasshopper Warbler1 calling north scrub Fylde Nats walk  
  Lapwing2 scrape    
  Greenfinch4      
  Comma1      
  Gatekeeper15      
  Meadow Brown5      
  Small White3      
  Green-​veined White1      
  Brown Hawker2      
 Warton BankLittle Egret40+ most ive seen the last few months andy myo  
 Starr GateShelduck9 south. Watch 0600-​1000 L.GB. S.C.  
  Common Scoter450 south.    
  Manx Shearwater27 south.    
  Gannet16 south.    
  Curlew7 south.    
  Dunlin4 south.    
  Sandwich Tern17 south.    
  Common Tern1 south.    
  Arctic Skua1 pale morph, first of autumn.    
  Swift25 south.    
 Devonshire Rock GardensGreat Spotted Woodpecker1   DJM  
  White-​letter Hairstreak2      
9th July
 Pilling LaneBarn Owl1 hunting fields east of Beach Road at 2030 hrs Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
 Knott EndKestrel1     
 Marton MereHerring Gull60   MM VOLS WeBS etc.  
  Coot25      
  Tufted Duck4      
  Mute Swan9      
  Grasshopper Warbler2      
  Sedge Warbler2      
  Greenfinch5      
  Reed Bunting7      
  Grey Heron1      
  Mallard17      
  Whitethroat1      
  Reed Warbler1      
  Woodpigeon2      
  Water Rail1      
  Cormorant1      
  Black-​headed Gull3      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Wren1      
  Lapwing1      
  Oystercatcher2      
  Song Thrush1      
  Goldfinch6      
  Canada Goose2      
  Meadow Brown1      
 Marton MereMute Swan9m, f + 7 juvs  TS  
  Tufted Duck4m     
  Lapwing4ad, 3 juvs     
  Oystercatcher4 over SE, 1 back NW    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull35+ 28 east field    
  Kestrel21 juvbarn roof    
  Red-​legged Partridge1 barn roof    
  Sedge Warbler1 embankment    
  Swift2      
  House Martin20+ over barn area    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan4m, f + 2 juvs  TS  
  Oystercatcher1      
  Reed Warbler1msinging, west side pool    
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
 Starr GateShelduck8 south. Watch 0600-​0930. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Common Scoter300 south.    
  Eider1 south.    
  Gannet3 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe1 south.    
  Black-​tailed Godwit14 south.    
  Curlew2 south.    
  Dunlin145 south.    
  Sandwich Tern1211ad 1juv.south.    
  Common Tern9 south.    
 Blackpool North ShoreRedshank1   DJM  
  Oystercatcher2      
  Curlew2 N    
  Swallow1 Still by shed at rear of corner house on At Stephen's Ave and Prom    
8th July
 Stanley ParkBlackbird2   NEW LANGDALE VOLS  
  Black-​headed Gull9      
  Canada Goose52      
  Carrion Crow6      
  Coot11      
  Dunnock2      
  Great Tit1      
  Greylag Goose15      
  Herring Gull28      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull3      
  Magpie2      
  Mallard39      
  Moorhen2      
  Mute Swan30      
  Robin1      
  Woodpigeon3      
  Emperor Dragonfly1      
  Comma1      
  Gatekeeper1      
  Meadow Brown1      
  Small White1      
  Speckled Wood3      
 LeaLittle Owl1 On telegraph wire opposite Brylea Caravan Park, Lea Road SB  
 Warton AerodromeLittle Owl1 Sat on cone on airfield 08:20 SB  
 Pilling LaneBarn Owl1 hunting between Beach Road and Cockers Dyke 2030 hrs Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Sparrowhawk1ad mbathing in pond Beach Road    
 Marton MereLittle Owl1 perched, telegraph pole next to barn TS  
  Buzzard1 perched, telegraph pole next to dyke    
  Kestrel2 perched, telegraph poles, east field    
  Stock Dove4 barn area/east field    
  Black-​headed Gull221 juv     
  Tufted Duck1m     
  Mute Swan2adsmain dyke    
  Swift4 evening    
  House Martin30+ high, east of barn    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 SE over practice field TS  
  Stock Dove3 west side green    
  Oystercatcher1      
  Reed Bunting2mwest side pool    
  Reed Warbler2msinging, west side pool    
  Swallow10+ over west side    
  Mute Swan4m, f + 2 juvs     
 Newton MarshGadwall9fem,8 small youngentrance pool Frank Bird  
  Common Sandpiper2      
 Mossom FieldChiffchaff1mSinging DJM  
  Whitethroat1m Singing    
  Swift1      
  Swallow1 N    
  Comma1      
  Meadow Brown1+ Many    
 Cocker's DykeMediterranean Gull1adult    
  Golden Plover6      
  Dunlin30      
  Curlew40      
  Oystercatcher150      
  Whitethroat1malesinging    
  Little Egret1      
  Mute Swan2 flew over    
  Greenfinch121+ juvenile1 singing    
  Starling90      
  Redshank15      
  Black-​headed Gull250      
 Knott EndMediterranean Gull1juvenile    
  Sandwich Tern22 adults     
  Black-​headed Gull120      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Lapwing15      
  Whitethroat1malesinging    
  Starling100      
 GreenhalghGatekeeper8 near whitmore fishery andy myo  
  Small Copper1      
  Meadow Brown1      
 SalwickRaven3   andy myo  
  White-​letter Hairstreak4 near canal thanks frank bird    
  Comma1      
  Painted Lady1      
 Starr GateShelduck5 south. Watch 0600-​0930. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Common Scoter1000 south.    
  Eider1drake.inshore.    
  Gannet7 south.    
  Great Crested Grebe3 south.    
  Grey Heron2 in off north/east.    
  Curlew7 south.    
  Whimbrel1 south.    
  Sanderling14 south.    
  Sandwich Tern14 south.    
  Common Tern5      
  Arctic Tern1      
 StainingJackdaw50+ over Shaftesbury Avenue TS  
  Whitethroat2 hedgerows east of McColl's shop    
  Sedge Warbler1 singing, main dyke near railway bridge    
  Chiffchaff1 singing, Crossings Wood    
  Reed Bunting1mcrop field near Todderstaffe Wood    
  Goldfinch15+      
  Linnet2      
  Red-​legged Partridge2      
  Woodpigeon250+ fields/wires south of Todderstaffe Wood    
  Stock Dove1 calling, Crossings Wood    
  Lapwing25+ ploughed field east of railway    
  Rook175+ ploughed field east of railway    
  Buzzard2      
  Collared Dove3      
  Swift5      
  Swallow10+      
 Marton MereLapwing2 on scrape Maurice/Ellen  
  Mute Swan92 adults/7 young     
  Reed Warbler4      
  Willow Warbler1      
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing in NE corner    
  Swift2      
  Kestrel1      
  Comma1      
  Speckled Wood1      
7th July
 Arm HillEider6   P Slade/P Ellis WEBS  
  Whitethroat1malesinging    
  Pink-​footed Goose1      
  Oystercatcher560      
  Black-​headed Gull33      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Common Gull1      
  Herring Gull2      
  Cormorant1      
  Redshank86      
  Shelduck14 inc broods of 7, 3    
 Fleetwood MarshGrey Heron7   P Slade/P Ellis WEBS  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Black-​headed Gull12      
  Herring Gull2      
  Redshank1      
 Barnaby's SandsRedshank110   P Slade/P Ellis WEBS  
  Curlew97      
  Shelduck5      
  Little Egret3      
  Skylark1malesinging    
  Meadow Pipit1malesinging    
  Reed Bunting2malessinging    
  Linnet2      
  Meadow Brown29      
  Gatekeeper8+      
  Painted Lady3      
  Small Tortoiseshell3      
 Burrow's MarshSkylark1malesinging Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
 Agglebys PitOystercatcher1   P Slade/P Ellis WEBS  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull70      
  Mallard1      
  Corn Bunting1malesinging at edge of Barley fieldSD353462   
  Black-​headed Gull24      
  Moorhen1      
  Herring Gull24      
 Preston DockArctic Tern54ads, 1 juv3 nests Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Common Tern  78 'nests', 20 chicks (2 flying)    
 WeetonCorn Bunting1  SD396341Paul Slade/Paul Ellis  
  Skylark1malesinging    
 Wardley's CreekWhimbrel1   P Slade/P Ellis WEBS  
  Greenshank1      
  Common Sandpiper4      
  Herring Gull4      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull51      
  Oystercatcher7      
  Redshank21      
  Curlew7      
  Lapwing26      
  Grey Heron4      
  Little Egret11      
  Black-​headed Gull49      
  Cormorant3      
  Shelduck12 inc broods of 3,7    
  Dunlin1      
  Mediterranean Gull12nd summer     
  Mallard28      
  Moorhen1      
  Mute Swan5 inc 3 young    
 Shard BridgeCommon Sandpiper3   P Slade/P Ellis WEBS  
  Oystercatcher6      
  Redshank34      
  Lapwing52      
  Curlew11      
  Grey Heron3      
  Mallard38      
  Reed Bunting1malesinging    
  Black-​headed Gull28      
  Shelduck2      
  Little Egret1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull3      
 Skippool CreekWhitethroat1malesinging P Slade/P Ellis WEBS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Black-​headed Gull33      
  Little Egret1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull28      
  Herring Gull3      
  Redshank17      
  Curlew6      
  Golden Plover7      
  Lapwing47      
  Oystercatcher2      
  Shelduck8      
  Dunlin5      
  Common Sandpiper2      
  Mallard15      
 Ramper PotBlack-​headed Gull278   P Slade/P Ellis WEBS  
  Grey Heron2      
  Little Egret2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit2      
  Curlew5      
  Redshank10      
  Lapwing42      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull9      
  Shelduck3      
  Oystercatcher1      
  Greenfinch11      
  Reed Bunting1malesinging    
  Painted Lady1      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Skippool CreekCanada Goose4 evening, low tide JSc  
  Shelduck167 juv     
  Grey Heron7      
  Little Egret7      
  Oystercatcher7      
  Lapwing156      
  Curlew24      
  Dunlin1      
  Redshank40      
  Common Sandpiper22 8 towards Wardley's, 4 towards Shard    
  Black-​headed Gull325      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull41      
 Marton MereMute Swan9m, f + 7 juvs  TS  
  Teal2m, f     
  Tufted Duck9      
  Lapwing2juvs     
  Kestrel2      
  Cetti's Warbler2msinging    
  Swift3      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe1adwest side pool TS  
  Mute Swan4m, f + 2 juvs     
  Oystercatcher2 over NW    
 FreckletonLittle Owl1 lower lane andy myo  
  Whitethroat1      
  Purple Hairstreak3      
  Painted Lady6      
 Pilling Lane EndsShelduck44 WeBS Count. L.G.B.  
  Mallard16      
  Eider2      
  Great Crested Grebe9      
  Little Egret9      
  Oystercatcher202      
  Curlew382      
  Lapwing9      
  Dunlin9      
  Redshank10      
  Black-​headed Gull297      
  Mediterranean Gull2      
  Herring Gull26      
  Great Black-​backed Gull12      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull25      
 Starr GateShelduck4 south. Watch 0600-​1000 L.G.B. S.C. J.F.W. et.al  
  Common Scoter1300 south.    
  Red-​throated Diver1 south.    
  Manx Shearwater10 north.    
  Gannet5 north.    
  Curlew4 south.    
  Dunlin7 south.    
  Black-​headed Gull21ads.south.    
  Common Gull5ads.south.    
  Sandwich Tern1110 ads 1 juv.south.    
  Common Tern4 inshore.    
 Fairhaven BeachCurlew71   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Oystercatcher137      
  Shelduck13      
 Church ScarShelduck13   Ric Holmes & AA WeBS  
  Grey Heron4      
  Little Egret4      
  Cormorant2      
  Turnstone19      
  House Martin10      
 Lytham JettyShelduck134   Ric Holmes & AA WeBS  
  Cormorant7      
  Oystercatcher213      
  Curlew1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit2      
  Dunlin58      
  Redshank31      
  Common Tern2      
  Eider52      
 Lytham QuaysShelduck4   Ric Holmes WeBS  
  Mallard16      
  Oystercatcher3      
 Knott EndSwift7 Feeding around Westbourne Road  AC  
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundSwallow35+ over west field TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSmall Skipper2 near NW corner pond TS  
  Large Skipper3 west side of crossing path    
  Gatekeeper9 bridle path from zoo to NW corner pond    
  Meadow Brown20+ bridle path from zoo to NW corner pond    
 Warton BankMarsh Harrier1f  andy myo  
  Stonechat1juvon new fence line on marsh at end of bank lane    
6th July
 Preston DockCommon Ternc140 dusk count, at least 25 large young visible, some close to fledging JSc  
  Arctic Tern7 at least 3 pairs, no young seen    
  Common Gull1adultroosting    
 Starr GateCommon Scoter400 south. Watch 0600-​1000. L.G.B. S.C.  
  Manx Shearwater29 north.    
  Gannet5 south.    
  Mediterranean Gull1ad.north.    
  Sandwich Tern4 south.    
 Marton MereMute Swan9m, f + 7 juvs  TS  
  Teal1f     
  Oystercatcher1 over    
  Lapwing4ad, 3 juvs     
  Black-​headed Gull16ads     
  Kestrel2m, juvbarn roof    
  Buzzard1      
  Stock Dove6      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1juvtrees near NW platform    
  Linnet4      
  Greenfinch5 2 Mere View    
  Tree Sparrow2 Mere View    
  Cetti's Warbler2msinging    
  Swift2      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGreat Spotted Woodpecker2 over SW area TS  
  Linnet1 over SW area    
  Reed Warbler1msinging, west side pool    
  Oystercatcher1      
  Mute Swan4m, f + 2 juvs     
  Gatekeeper4 around NW corner pond    
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1   TS  
 Stanley ParkGadwall1m  TS  
  Mute Swan8+4 juvs     
  Black-​headed Gull10ads     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull7ads     
  Swift4      
 Bodie HillSwift9   AC  
 SalwickPurple Hairstreak2 harbour lane andy myo ab  
5th July
 Knott EndWhitethroat2     
  Black-​headed Gull2      
  Lapwing6      
  Herring Gull6      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4      
  Grey Wagtail1 flew over    
  Great Black-​backed Gull1adult     
 Pilling LaneMallard85 young    
 Cocker's DykeGolden Plover2     
  Lapwing30      
  Little Egret1      
  Oystercatcher40      
  Redshank1      
  Common Gull5      
  Black-​headed Gull35      
  Whitethroat1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
 Marton MereKestrel2m, juvjuv uneasy on barn roof TS  
  Stock Dove4      
  Red-​legged Partridge1 barn field    
  Lapwing3ad, 2 juvs     
  Oystercatcher1 over    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull13ads     
  Black-​headed Gull8ads     
  Tufted Duck4      
  Linnet6 east end    
  Cetti's Warbler1msinging    
  Swift3      
 StainingHouse Martin15+ over the fields east of McColl's shop TS  
  Swift2      
  Swallow2      
  Buzzard1      
  Kestrel1mwith prey    
  Woodpigeon100+ around Todderstaffe Wood    
  Painted Lady2      
 MartonWhite-​letter Hairstreak6  preston new rd 2 in elm by carson rd, 2 in elm by winton ave, 2 in elms at end of my drive Frank Bird  
 Newton MarshCommon Sandpiper2 entrance pool Frank Bird  
  Raven2      
 Devonshire Rock GardensSwallow14 Over in one flock possibly a bird of prey about DJM/CR  
  Swift2      
  White-​letter Hairstreak2 Top of usual sycamore in butterfly zone    
  Comma2      
  Meadow Brown  Several    
  new species1 Hummingbird hawkmoth    
4th July
 Warton AerodromeLittle Owl1 Wind Tunnel SB  
 Poulton-le-FyldeSparrowhawk1femaleMoorland Road Paul Slade  
 Hambleton MarshBuzzard1   Paul Slade  
 Skippool CreekGrey Heron3   Paul Slade  
  Chiffchaff1malesinging    
 Shard BridgeGolden Plover4   Paul Slade  
 Ramper PotGrey Heron5   Paul Slade  
  Little Egret12      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan4m, f + 2 young  TS  
  Oystercatcher1      
  Black-​headed Gull1adover north    
  Buzzard1 perched near practice range    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker3fem, juv + 1trees/green east of zoo car park    
  Mistle Thrush2      
  Pheasant1m     
  Long-​tailed Tit8+ flew over west side pool    
  Reed Bunting1mwest side pool    
  Cetti's Warbler1msinging, pool east of practice range    
  Reed Warbler1msinging, west side pool     
  Swallow8 west side    
  Swift1      
 Marton MereMute Swan9m, f + 7 juvs  TS  
  Shoveler1f     
  Teal1f     
  Black-​headed Gull2ads     
  Buzzard1 over east fields    
  Sparrowhawk1mwith prey    
  Kestrel1      
  Lapwing42ads, juv, young     
  Oystercatcher1 over    
  Red-​legged Partridge1 barn roof    
  Stock Dove7 barn roof    
  Linnet5+      
  Goldfinch8      
  Greenfinch1m     
  Tree Sparrow1+ Mere View    
  Reed Bunting3msinging, embankment reeds    
  Cetti's Warbler1msinging    
  Swallow6+      
  Swift1      
  Painted Lady3 NE field    
 StainingBuzzard1 over field east of Shaftesbury Avenue TS  
 Lancaster Canal Glasson BranchSedge Warbler1 singing near Thurnham Mill   
 Cocker's DykeRinglet2 400 metres east of dykeSD379498Barry Dyson  
  Gatekeeper1 East of dyke    
  Oystercatcherc100      
  Curlew7      
 Pilling Lane EndsRaven3 Over Barry Dyson  
  Little Egret3 On island    
  Swift5 Over    
  Reed Warbler3 All singing    
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
  Song Thrush1 Singing in garden.    
 Devonshire Rock GardensHouse Martin5   DJM/CR  
  Swift1      
  Song Thrush3      
  White-​letter Hairstreak1+ Butterfly zone sycamore c15.30    
  Painted Lady2      
  Comma1+      
  Large Skipper  Several    
  Meadow Brown  Several    
 Stanley ParkMute Swan424 juvs  TS  
  Mallard5+2f + 3 youngfemale + 1 young (sole survivor from 10) & female + 2 new young    
  Black-​headed Gull10ads     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2ads     
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Mistle Thrush1      
 Lawson Road Recreation GroundSwallow12 skimming the west field TS  
  Reed Warbler1msinging, Village entrance pool    
3rd July
 Warton AerodromeLittle Owl1 Wind Tunnel SB  
 NorcrossKestrel1 hunting over fields on Norcross lane 16.00   
 BisphamSwift5 family party JB  
 Poulton-le-FyldeTawny Owl1 Calling off Breck Rd, swimming baths area.  Jol  
 Blackpool ZooOystercatcher1 on the grass in front of Village Hotel main entrance TS  
  Swallow6 over and around Village Hotel    
  Blackcap1fem/juvhotel car park trees    
 Marton MereCommon Tern2adsfishing the mere, 19.35-​50, then flew high west TS  
  Lapwing3ad, juv, young     
  Black-​headed Gull2ads     
  Buzzard2 pylon/east fields     
  Sparrowhawk2m, fcircling over west end of mere    
  Kestrel1      
  Red-​legged Partridge1 barn roof    
  Stock Dove2      
  Linnet2      
  Mute Swan9m, f + 7 juvs     
  Swift5+      
  House Martin15+ high, east of barn    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseReed Warbler2msinging, west side pool TS  
  Reed Bunting1msinging, west side pool    
  Swallow6 over east side of crossing path    
  Mistle Thrush1      
  Greenfinch3 around NW corner pond    
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
  Swift2      
 Fleetwood Marsh Nature ParkRed-​veined Darter3malesAll on the gravel to the right of the causeway. Barry Dyson  
  Swift2      
 FulwoodSwift6Adult2 Fledgling3+The first family party flying around together over the house at 1PM. Jim Clift  
 Mowbreck HallKestrel51ad 4youngIn nest box 2 ready to fledge and 2 smaller individuals. Monty  
 new siteHobby1 River Wyre Scorton, flying low over river, probably hunting sand martins, although very few seen. Monty  
 Knott EndSandwich Tern22 adults    
  Swift2      
2nd July
 Skippool CreekGolden Plover2   Paul Slade  
  Common Sandpiper4      
  Redshank21      
  Black-​tailed Godwit32 flew over high south    
 Ramper PotGrey Heron5   Paul Slade  
  Common Sandpiper1      
 Wardley's CreekLittle Egret13   Paul Slade  
  Common Sandpiper2      
 WartonSwift7 0920hrs Frantic feeding low over fields near Canberraway  Ian Walker  
 Marton MereCommon Tern1admorning & in from the east 19.30 until 20.00+ TS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit23 island pool, 19.00-​20.00+    
  Lapwing3ad, juv, youngpool    
  Oystercatcher2      
  Black-​headed Gull1ad     
  Teal2m, f     
  Mute Swan9m, f + 7 juvs     
  Kestrel1      
  Linnet4      
  Lesser Whitethroat1msinging, NE scrub    
  Cetti's Warbler1msinging    
  Swift1      
  Swallow6      
  Fox1cubnear NE gate    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseMute Swan4m, f + 2 young  TS  
  Oystercatcher1      
  Sparrowhawk1mover west side with prey    
  Oystercatcher1      
  Reed Bunting1mwest side pool    
  Reed Warbler1msinging, west side pool    
 WartonLittle Ringed Plover3 Over Grasshopper Drive 1820hrs probably same birds off Naze Pool  Ian Walker  
 StainingBuzzard3 over the fields east of McColl's shop TS  
  Kestrel1      
  Woodpigeon75+ over the crops SW of Todderstaffe Wood    
  Collared Dove1      
  Oystercatcher1 pond bank    
  Pied Wagtail1 pond bank    
  Reed Bunting1m     
  Tree Sparrow1      
  Linnet2m, f     
  Goldfinch2ad, juv     
  Swift15      
  House Martin10+      
  Swallow3      
 Warton BankMarsh Harrier1f  andy myo  
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
 FreckletonRaven32 Ad & 1CYLund Way 0600hrs Ian Walker  
1st July
 Stanley ParkBlackbird1   New Langdale Volunteers  
  Black-​headed Gull20      
  Canada Goose60      
  Carrion Crow2      
  Dunnock2      
  Great Tit4      
  Greylag Goose18      
  Herring Gull30      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4      
  Magpie1      
  Mallard24      
  Moorhen3      
  Mute Swan34      
  Starling1      
  Swift20      
  Woodpigeon1      
 Warbreck HillPeregrine1   DJM  
 Skippool CreekCommon Sandpiper6   Paul Slade  
  Dunlin4      
  Little Egret1      
  Lapwing58      
  Golden Plover2      
 Ramper PotBlack-​tailed Skimmer8   Paul Slade  
  Curlew54      
 Wardley's CreekGreenshank1   Paul Slade  
  Common Sandpiper4      
  Little Egret8      
 Marton MereCommon Tern3adsfishing the mere, 19.15-​50, then flew high east. 1, or a different bird, came back, 20.10 TS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit12 island pool, 19.10 to 20.10+    
  Little Ringed Plover1 pool, morning    
  Lapwing3ad, juv, youngpool     
  Oystercatcher1 over south    
  Black-​headed Gull1ad     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull17adspool    
  Teal1m     
  Mute Swan9m, f + 7 juvs     
  Sparrowhawk1m     
  Cetti's Warbler1 singing    
  Swift3      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseBarn Owl1 hunting around west side pools, 20.25-​30 TS  
  Buzzard1 over SW area    
  Stock Dove2 SW number 1 green    
  Mistle Thrush5 green/trees, central area    
  Oystercatcher1      
  Swallow8 skimming the practice field    
  Little Grebe1adwest side pool    
  Mute Swan4m, f + 2 young     
 Staining NookBuzzard3 circling over fields to the NW TS  
  Kestrel1mover fields to the NW    
  House Martin20+ over fields to the north    
 Stanley ParkMute Swan8+4 juvs  TS  
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Mistle Thrush2 NE golf course    
  Swift6 over the lake    
 Freckleton Naze PoolLittle Ringed Plover3   DS  
  Common Sandpiper1 calling    
  Green Sandpiper1 calling overhead .    
  Teal4      
  Lapwing22      
  Shelduck16 + 4 chick's    
  Black-​headed Gull46      
  Stock Dove8      
  Chiffchaff3 singing    
 Cleveleys North PromenadeGannet244ads, 20 imms8.15 to 9.50 when sea spray hindered watching. Barry Dyson  
  Manx Shearwater96 north, 3 south     
  Common Scoter4South     
 Starr GateTeal2 south. watch 0745-​1030.  F.B. L.G.B.  
  Fulmar3 south.    
  Manx Shearwater220 south.    
  Gannet25 south.    
  Kittiwake3ads.south.    
  Mediterranean Gull1ad.south.    
  Sandwich Tern3 south.    
  Common Tern7 south.    
  Arctic Tern1 south.    
  Razorbill2 south.    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill4 north.    
 PrestonCurlew1 just flew over My house (Ingol) calling. Stu milne  
 PillingQuail1 Heard calling in field opposite lane down to Bone Hill farm at 13.00 hrs KG  
 WartonChiffchaff1 singing north end Bank Lane Paul Ellis  
 Warton MarshMeadow Pipit1 singing over marsh 400 yds west of Bank Lane Paul Ellis  
 Warton BankReed Bunting1 singing from hedge 400 yds west of Bank Lane Paul Ellis  
 Knott EndHerring Gull160     
  Black-​headed Gull25      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull20      
  Dunlin55 adults     
Fylde Bird Club