Sightings for December 2021

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
3rd December
 Warton BankKingfisher1 On the dyke outflow then flew towards Lytham John Lees  
  Peregrine1FFeeding on prey on the salt marsh    
  Marsh Harrier1 Possibly two    
  Buzzard1 Mobbed by marsh harrier    
  Goosander1MOn the river at end of Lytham jetty    
 Marton MereShoveler10   TS  
  Tufted Duck5      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1ad     
  Common Gull23ads     
  Sparrowhawk1m     
  Stock Dove1      
  Fieldfare1      
  Redwing3      
  Song Thrush2      
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing    
  Water Rail2 Calling    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseJay1 West side of crossing path area TS  
  Redwing2 SW pit    
  Song Thrush1      
  Common Gull1ad     
  Little Grebe1      
 Glasson BasinGoldeneye6m  Carol J  
  Goosander21m 1f     
  Tufted Duckc30      
  Tree Sparrow8 canal side feeder near church    
 Warbreck HillGrey Wagtail1 N DJM  
2nd December
 IngolTawny Owl1 Calling from tree in Higher Greenfield Steve Swift  
 Pilling LaneRaven2 on saltmarsh east of Beach Road, then flew off west Paul Ellis  
  Stonechat1meast of Beach Road    
  Jay1 Beach Road    
  Tree Sparrow3 feeders Beach Road    
  Dunlin2000 approx in mixed roost flock of 3250 waders    
 Danson HillNuthatch1     
 Marton MerePintail22m  TS  
  Goldeneye2m, f     
  Wigeon22m     
  Shoveler1211m     
  Tufted Duck32m     
  Teal175+      
  Common Gull7ads     
  Water Rail2 Calling    
  Fieldfare16 Over west end    
  Redwing1      
  Song Thrush1 SW scrub, otherwise deserted -​ no food    
  Stock Dove3 Barn roof    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGoldeneye1fPool east of practice field TS  
  Little Grebe4 3 pools    
  Cormorant2 West side pools    
  Common Gull10adsWest side greens    
  Mistle Thrush1 West side green    
  Song Thrush1 By NW path    
  Long-​tailed Tit12 SW pit    
 Herons' ReachSparrowhawk1fLow over Turnstone and Heron Way TS  
 ElswickGreat Spotted Woodpecker32F 1M  Pauline  
  Redwing1      
  Coal Tit2      
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
  Blue Tit3      
  Great Tit2      
  Chaffinch2      
  Goldfinch2      
  Blackbird7      
  Wren1      
  Starling100+      
  Woodpigeon3      
  Collared Dove3      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Robin1      
 Rossall PointPurple Sandpiper1 On breakwater rocks at 10.45am Frank Roe D Moreton  
1st December
 PreesallBlack-​tailed Godwit770 feeding on wet pastureSD376470Paul Ellis  
  Curlew40 feeding on wet pastureSD376470   
 Marton MereGoldeneye2m, f  TS  
  Teal150+      
  Shoveler7      
  Tufted Duck5      
  Coot175+      
  Water Rail2 Calling    
  Stock Dove1 SW scrub    
  Greenfinch4 NW scrub    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGoldeneye1fPool east of practice field TS  
  Little Grebe1 Pool east of practice field    
 Eagland HillCollared Dove51 Momen's Farm cattle shed AC  
 Great EcclestonMeadow Pipit2 In garden Karl Green  
 Stanley ParkGoosander1fem/imm.Bandstand area TS  
  Tufted Duck71      
  Gadwall65+      
  Shoveler9+      
  Mute Swan52      
  Cormorant13 At 11.00    
 Pilling LaneStonechat32m ,1ffield east of Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Tree Sparrow2 garden Beach Road    
  Jay2 garden Beach Road    
 Knott EndTwite38 Slipway at 1030 AC  
 Knott EndPink-​footed Goose400 Preesall Sands roost   
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