Sightings for September 2023

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  Location Species Count Age / Sex Notes Grid Ref Source  
28th September
 Bradshaw Lane HeadSkylark24 On potato field Top Plantation corner, Pilling. RED  
  Tree Sparrow11 flew into hedge.    
  Woodpigeon350+ On fences and wires round area     
  Stock Dove1      
  Buzzard1 circling over wood.    
 Eagland HillLinnetc180 On weedy Potato field at Northwoods Farm, Pilling. RED  
  Swallow2 Over field    
 Out RawcliffeLapwing97 On flood Lancaster Road, Out Rawcliffe. RED  
 Warton BankFieldfare1   Tony King  
  Mistle Thrush17      
  Barn Owl1      
  Little Egret5      
 Marton MereTeal15+ SE field flood TS  
  Sparrowhawk1fLow over SE field    
  Snipe14 Over east fields, flushed by the Hawk    
  Swallow15+ Over east fields    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, embankment reeds    
 Skippool CreekBar-​tailed Godwit1 Distinctive upturned bill and shorter legs TP  
  Black-​tailed Godwit5      
  Common Sandpiper2      
  Mediterranean Gull5      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseJay1 Pines near west side of crossing path TS  
  Gadwall2m, fCentral pool    
  Little Grebe1adPractice field pool    
 Cocker's DykeRinged Plover10 rising tide Paul Ellis  
  Sanderling1 rising tide    
  Dunlin100 rising tide    
  Snipe1 plus rising tide    
  Pink-​footed Goose60      
  Greylag Goose1 with pinkfeet on beach    
 Pilling LaneCurlew Sandpiper7 between Beach Road and Cocker's Dyke on rising tide Paul Ellis  
  Wheatear8 sea wall between Beach Road and Fluke Hall    
  Pink-​footed Goose177 on pasture west of Beach RoadSD366491   
  Skylark3 over west    
  Goldcrest1 Beach Road    
  Long-​tailed Tit13 Beach Road    
  Common Scoter20 west past Beach Road over sea on rising tide    
  Wigeon8 east past Beach Road over sea on rising tide    
  Swallow12 over field east of Beach Road    
  Kestrel1 over field east of Beach Road    
  Sparrowhawk1juvat pond Beach Road    
 GlassonWigeon42 Over -​ south west NJL CH  
 Conder GreenKingfisher1 Pool  NJL CH  
  Little Grebe11 Pool    
  Pied Wagtail4 Pool    
  Little Egret2 Pool    
  Mallard6 Pool    
  Grey Heron1 Pool    
  Redshank4 River     
  Mallardc40 River     
  Tealc70 River     
  Little Egret2 River     
  Curlew3 River     
  Snipe1 River -​ flushed    
  Mute Swan4 River     
 Glasson BasinGadwall2ad m + prob. f  John C Wood  
 Bank EndRuff1m  John C Wood  
  Pied Wagtail87      
  Marsh Harrier1f/immflew over to Cockersand    
 CockersandCurlew43 Falling tide -​ 13.30 to 1400 NJL CH  
  Little Egret3      
  Golden Plover40+      
  Grey Plover5      
  Meadow Pipit6+      
  Ringed Plover14      
  Common Scoter6      
  Pink-​footed Goose34 Over    
 NorbreckRaven2 S -​ usual broken leg + friend DJM  
  Meadow Pipit2      
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1   TS  
 CockersandDunlinc550 Plover Scar -​ high tide and falling  NJL CH  
  Ringed Ploverc150 11.30 -​ 12.30    
  Curlew Sandpiper42ad/2juv     
  Meadow Pipit10+      
  Little Egret1      
 WinmarleighGreylag Goosec100 Flood Whitters Lane NJL CH  
  Pink-​footed Goosec150      
  Herring Gullc200      
  Canada Goose6      
  Grey Heron2      
27th September
 NorbreckSwallow1 S DJM  
 Blackpool CentralPeregrine1   TS  
 Marton MereShoveler7+ 7 SE field flood TS  
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, SW corner of NE field    
  Blackcap1mHawthorns by Mere View    
  Meadow Pipit4 South over Mere View    
 Pilling LaneChiffchaff1 singing Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Swallow3 Beach Road    
 Cocker's DykeLittle Stint1juvat outflow Paul Ellis  
  Curlew Sandpiper8juvsat outflow    
  Golden Plover70 at outflow    
  Snipe2 out of saltmarsh    
 Pilling MarshPeregrine1   Paul Ellis  
  Marsh Harrier2juvs     
 Todderstaffe HallMarsh Harrier2juveast Fields Frank Bird  
  Goldfinch80 plus east fields    
 MythopTeal500 plus dyke flood Frank Bird  
  Wigeon1 dyke flood    
  Shoveler3 dyke flood    
 Granny's BayCurlew Sandpiper2JuvMoved towards Church scar as tide came in RJS  
  Grey Plover44      
  Grey Heron5 River edge    
  Little Egret16 River edge     
  Bar-​tailed Godwit115      
  Eider31 In river    
  Black-​headed Gull112      
  Common Gull62      
  Herring Gull83      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull19      
  Great Black-​backed Gull6      
 Fairhaven LakeGrey Wagtail9 S/SE Watch 07:20-​09:30 RJS  
  Meadow Pipit147 S/SE     
  Pied Wagtail16 S/SE     
  Chaffinch80 S/SE     
  Goldfinch1 S/SE     
  Reed Bunting19 S/SE     
  Swallow3 S/SE     
  Starling9 S/SE     
  Jackdaw10 SE    
  Siskin6 S/SE     
  Lesser Redpoll1 S/SE     
  Carrion Crow3 SE    
  Mistle Thrush3 SE    
  Skylark9 S    
  Pink-​footed Goose1414 N    
  Greenfinch4 SE    
26th September
 Knott EndMarsh Harrier1juvenileflew west   
 FleetwoodPeregrine1 In flight near the Ice Factory at Fleetwood. Possibly in pursuit of a pigeon. P Guy  
 Pilling LanePink-​footed Goose240 on coastal pasture west of Beach RoadSD366491Paul Ellis  
  Wheatear1 sea wall off Beach Road    
  Reed Bunting1 flew west along sea wall    
 PillingPink-​footed Goose450 stubble field west of Ladies HillSD397490Paul Ellis  
  Swallow6 Ladies Hill    
  Sparrowhawk1 Ladies Hill    
  Stock Dove3 Ladies Hill    
  Raven1 over Ladies Hill    
 WinmarleighPintail510 flood off Whitter's LaneSD463466Paul Ellis  
  Lapwing250 flood off Whitter's LaneSD463466   
  Greylag Goose100 flood off Whitter's LaneSD463466   
  Chiffchaff1 Whitter's Lane    
  Pink-​footed Goose100 plus near Elm Farm on stubbleSD464460   
 Green Dick's LaneSparrowhawk1   Paul Ellis  
 Lytham MarshMarsh Harrier1 Front of windmill close in AA  
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail8      
 Marton MereCormorant1   TS  
  Buzzard2 Over Gipsy Hole Wood    
  Kestrel1juvHunting around the barns    
  Pied Wagtail1 Over SE field    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe1adPractice field pool TS  
 Great MartonHerring Gull378 Sita tip ashworth road  RJS  
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull75 Sita tip ashworth road     
  Great Black-​backed Gull8 Sita tip ashworth road     
 Fairhaven DunesChiffchaff1 UU compound area  RJS & LGB  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 UU compound area     
  Reed Bunting2 UU compound area     
  Coal Tit1 UU compound area     
  Siskin1 UU compound area     
  Greenfinch26 UU compound area     
  Meadow Pipit40 Beach    
 Fairhaven LakeHobby1 South 08:17. Watch 07:10-​08:45 RJS & LGB  
  Meadow Pipit15 S/SE    
  Chaffinch87 S/SE    
  Lesser Redpoll1 S/SE    
  Siskin1 S/SE    
  Grey Wagtail8 S/SE    
  Pied Wagtail5 S/SE    
  Grey Heron2 S. High up     
  Starling4 S/SE    
  Greenfinch11 S/SE    
  Pink-​footed Goose86 N    
  Canada Goose67 NW    
  Great Crested Grebe1 Lake    
  Common Sandpiper2 Island    
  Goldcrest2 Bushes    
 WeshamCoal Tit2 In neighbour's garden on apple tree Lee H  
 Poulton-le-FyldeGoldcrest1 Moreton Drive Paul Slade  
  Goldcrest1 Elm Ave    
 Warton BankSpoonbill4   a myo gw fw jd  
  Great White Egret2      
  Marsh Harrier4      
 Knott EndGuillemot1 Dead in harbour  JM  
 NorbreckMeadow Pipit2 S DJM  
  Pied Wagtail3 Singles S    
  Rock Pipit1 S    
25th September
 Fluke Hall LaneMallard750 plus on wet fields. Released Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Red-​legged Partridge65 plus on wet fields. Released    
 WinmarleighPintail387 plus on flood Whitter's LaneSD463465Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Teal14 on flood Whitter's LaneSD463465   
  Shoveler5 on flood Whitter's LaneSD463465   
  Pink-​footed Goose300  on flood Whitter's Lane (on arable SD461446 the moved to flood)SD463465   
  Lapwing250 on flood Whitter's LaneSD463465   
  Swallow60 Whitter's Lane    
  Buzzard1 Whitter's Lane    
  Chiffchaff1 Whitter's Lane    
  Grey Heron3 on flood Whitter's LaneSD463465   
  Wigeon4 on flood Whitter's LaneSD463465   
 GlassonMediterranean Gull1adon Lune Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Goosander2redheadson Lune    
 Conder GreenLittle Grebe22 plus on pool Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Greenshank7 pool    
  Teal1 pool    
 Cocker's DykeLittle Stint1juvoutflow briefly Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Merlin1 flushed everything    
  Pink-​footed Goose1930 on beach am    
  Yellow Wagtail1 over calling    
  Pied Wagtail7 fields    
  Golden Plover73      
  Skylark13 south    
  Cormorant1 on beach    
  Canada Goose11 landed at outflow, flew in from west    
  Great Black-​backed Gull11      
  Mediterranean Gull2adults     
  Wheatear1 sea wall    
  Curlew Sandpiper11juvsam    
 Pilling Lane EndsChiffchaff2   Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Jay1 plus calling    
 Pilling MarshLesser Snow Goose1 blue morph on marsh with pinkfeet from 1112 hrs Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Pintail100 plus    
  Skylark29 in air together over marsh    
  Barnacle Goose2 With pinkfeet    
 Fluke Hall LaneCurlew Sandpiper1JuvFlood at north end of wheel lane RJS & LGB  
  Ruff2 Flood at north end of wheel lane    
  Pintail11 Flood at north end of wheel lane    
  Lapwing118 Flood at north end of wheel lane    
  Black-​headed Gull398 Flood at north end of wheel lane    
  Snipe8 Flood at north end of wheel lane    
  Common Gull17 Flood at north end of wheel lane    
 Pilling Lane EndsLesser Snow Goose1Blue  RJS & LGB  
  Barnacle Goose2      
  Marsh Harrier2F     
  Hobby1 Chased and caught a finch on the marsh.     
  Pink-​footed Goose1400      
 Staining NookSparrowhawk1fCircled over TS  
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing in hedge by Mere View    
 Marton MereBittern1 Landed in reeds by island pool TS  
  Greylag Goose38 Mere/SE field floods    
  Tufted Duck2m, f     
  Stock Dove15 Barns area    
  Linnet20+ Over SE field    
  Swallow8 Over east fields    
 Herons' ReachJay1 Low east over NW end green to middle copse TS  
  Cormorant2 East over NW end    
  Little Grebe2ad + juvCentral pool    
 MythopMarsh Harrier1   Frank Bird  
  Teal360 dyke flood    
  Shoveler17 dyke flood    
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill5   DS  
  Great White Egret1      
  Avocet7 Along river edge    
  House Martin4      
 Fairhaven LakeCommon Sandpiper2   DS  
  Little Egret2      
  Grey Heron1      
 WinmarleighSparrowhawk1   DKF  
 Rossall PointStonechat2m/fby tower Jan B  
  Meadow Pipit6      
  Ringed Plover12      
 Cocker's DykeCurlew Sandpiper12 at 1225 AC  
 Lytham MossWheatear1 annas road a myo  
  Little Owl1 horse paddock    
  Pink-​footed Goose35 on stubble field    
  Roe Deer1      
 Wesham MarshStonechat2juvs  a myo  
  Water Rail1 heard only    
24th September
 Skippool CreekLapwing1050   Paul Slade  
  Golden Plover115      
  Ringed Plover4      
  Mediterranean Gull1Ad     
  Black-​tailed Godwit41      
 Starr GateShelduck6 Falling TideSD303320LGB, JM  
  Wigeon4  SD303320   
  Mallard2  SD303320   
  Pintail7  SD303320   
  Teal2  SD303320   
  Sandwich Tern7  SD303320   
  Guillemot2  SD303320   
  Red-​throated Diver17  SD303320   
  Gannet10  SD303320   
  Cormorant5  SD303320   
  Common Scoter11142 Inshore, moving south into mouth of Ribble EstuarySD303320   
  Harbour Porpoise1  SD303320   
 Ingol Village GreenJay1 All garden feeders Higher Greenfield Steve Swift  
  Coal Tit1      
 NorbreckWheatear1   DJM  
 Weeton CampGreat Spotted Woodpecker1     
  Kestrel1 to south    
 Lytham GreenPied Wagtail4     
 Lytham JettySpoonbill5     
 InskipTeal170 flooded fields east and west of Woods Lane   
  Pintail10 flooded fields east and west of Woods Lane    
  Green Sandpiper1 flooded fields east and west of Woods Lane    
  Lapwing34 flooded fields east and west of Woods Lane    
  Curlew4 flooded fields east and west of Woods Lane    
  Shoveler4 flooded fields east and west of Woods Lane    
  Snipe3 flooded fields east and west of Woods Lane    
  Wigeon12 flooded fields east and west of Woods Lane    
  Swallow8+ over flooded fields    
 Glasson MarshMediterranean Gull3ad westuary John C Wood  
  Golden Ploverc400      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull60      
  Great Black-​backed Gull6      
 GlassonCollared Dove26 dock area John C Wood  
 Glasson BasinTufted Duck36   John C Wood  
  Great Black-​backed Gull12nd w     
 new siteFeral Pigeonc100 Hillam Lane farm John C Wood  
 Marton MereMeadow Pipit60+ Over east field at 16.30 TS  
  Swallow40+ Over east fields    
  Sparrowhawk1fLow around NE area    
  Kestrel1 Barns area    
 IngolPink-​footed Goose200+ Gone over my house this morning  Stu Milne  
 Knott End Golf CourseLittle Egret12 Feeding in field, all together  JM  
  Pink-​footed Goose285 Bank end    
  House Martin8      
  Goldfinch14 Flying over    
 Anchorsholme ParkRobin3 N side shrubs DJM  
  Swallow13 S    
  Meadow Pipit6 SE    
23rd September
 Pilling MarshBarnacle Goose2   Paul Slade  
  Pink-​footed Goose2500      
 Pilling Lane EndsChiffchaff1   Paul Slade  
 Fluke HallSwallow50+ Over flooded field by car park Paul Slade  
  House Martin10+ Over flooded field by car park    
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveChiffchaff1   RJS  
 Wardley's CreekGreenshank4   Paul Slade  
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Mediterranean Gull4ads     
 Starr GatePink-​footed Goose35 Falling ttideSD303320LGB, RJS, SS, DN, JM  
  Wigeon14  SD303320   
  Mallard3 Unusual off Starr GateSD303320   
  Teal65  SD303320   
  Eider7  SD303320   
  Great Crested Grebe1  SD303320   
  Sanderling1  SD303320   
  Kittiwake1  SD303320   
  Sandwich Tern14  SD303320   
  Arctic Skua1  SD303320   
  Guillemot3  SD303320   
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill2  SD303320   
  Red-​throated Diver7  SD303320   
  Gannet5  SD303320   
  Cormorant15  SD303320   
  Merlin1 High, travelling SouthSD303320   
  Grey Wagtail2  SD303320   
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail1  SD303320   
  Meadow Pipit2  SD303320   
  Chaffinch2  SD303320   
 Fleetwood DockSkylark10 east   
 Fleetwood Memorial ParkChiffchaff1msinging   
 Freckleton MarshGreen Sandpiper2   a myo  
 Wesham MarshPink-​footed Goose3000 all birds m0ving south between 8,00 and 8,30 am a myo  
  Marsh Harrier2      
  Water Rail1 heard only    
  Buzzard1 geting mobed by marsh harriers    
  Roe Deer2      
  Swallow100 hawking insects over marsh at 18,30    
  House Martin6 with swallows    
 Marton MereLittle Owl1 Perched on wall at north side of barn field TS  
  Buzzard2 Over east fields    
  Sparrowhawk1fOver the barns    
  Kestrel1fOver the barns    
  Jay1 East marsh hedge    
  Stock Dove7 Wires SE of barn    
  Swallow125+ Over east fields to Mythop fields at 14.30    
  Meadow Pipit3 On east field wires, briefly    
  Linnet27+ 12 on wires by barn, 15+ over SE field    
  Pied Wagtail1 SE field    
 Glasson MarshGoosander2f  John C Wood  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseJay2 Low south over east side of practice field TS  
 Jeremy LaneMediterranean Gull1   John C Wood  
 Bank EndGoosander3f  John C Wood  
 Cocker's DykeGrey Plover32   TP  
  Golden Plover83      
  Curlew Sandpiper1      
 Wesham MarshMarsh Harrier2 Perched in tree out on marsh, seems to be two individuals spending a lot of time here. Rather than transient visitors Lee H  
  Barn Owl1      
 Lawson WetlandChiffchaff1   Ellen Pemberton  
 Marton MereJay1 trees to west of reserve 11.35 Ellen Pemberton  
  Cetti's Warbler5      
  Swallow4 east field    
 Stanley ParkRing-​necked Parakeet2+   Ellen Pemberton  
  Goldcrest2 conifers west of heronry    
  Nuthatch1 feeding station west of heronry    
 Anchorsholme ParkWheatear5   Chris Raby  
22nd September
 Windy HarbourLapwing40  SD392395  
 ThistletonBuzzard1 Thistleton Lodge   
 Fairhaven LakeCommon Sandpiper2   ABa  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Glasson MarshLesser Black-​backed Gull51   John C Wood  
  Great Black-​backed Gull4      
  Pink-​footed Goose200 south    
 ThurnhamMediterranean Gull1 off Moss Lane John C Wood  
  Black-​headed Gullc300 off Moss Lane    
 Marton MerePink-​footed Goose360 Over mere B SMITH  
  Long-​tailed Tit15      
 Marton MereLittle Egret1 SE field floods TS  
  Swallow25+ Low over floods    
  Pied Wagtail1 SE field    
  Tufted Duck3      
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill11 High tide roost DS  
  Common Sandpiper1 In creek     
 MythopShoveler74 dyke flood plus teal and gadwall still Frank Bird  
 WestbyLinnet300 sand hole Frank Bird  
 NormossKestrel1fHunting the field east of Westfield Avenue flushing Meadow Pipits TS  
  Meadow Pipit25+      
 Blackpool CentralSparrowhawk1fOver the junction of Church Street and Elizabeth Street TS  
21st September
 NorbreckGreenshank1+ Heard in early hours of the morning DJM  
 Head Dyke LaneKestrel1     
  Grey Heron1      
 Pilling Lane EndsBarn Owl1 to east   
 BraidesBarn Owl1     
 MythopMarsh Harrier1   Frank Bird  
  Gadwall6 dyke flood    
  Shoveler48 dyke flood    
  Teal300 dyke flood c200 flew to Ream Hills floods    
  Stonechat1 field west of railway    
 Lytham MossBuzzard1 low across the moss DN  
  Swallow26 all feeding in the same area    
  Wheatear1femalein stubble field    
  Stonechat2male & femalein rough pasture    
 Starr GateArctic Skua2 Dark morph TP  
  Common Scoter600+ Large numbers mobile off shore    
  Sandwich Tern18      
  Manx Shearwater4      
  Red-​throated Diver1 Winter plumage     
  Razorbill1 Flew south, distinctive bill    
 NorbreckGrey Wagtail1 W DJM  
  Red Admiral1      
  Small Tortoiseshell1 Very scarce here this year    
 Bank EndGreylag Goosec700   John C Wood  
  Pied Wagtail41      
  Woodpigeon103 north 1500 -​ 1530hrs    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseRaven2 Circled over long west side pool at 100m. then flew SE at 16.35 TS  
  Jay1 Pines clump by pool east of zoo car park     
  Buzzard1 Over east side of crossing path mobbed by 4 Crows    
  Sparrowhawk1fOver green 2/zoo car park    
  Kestrel1mOver Newton Hall caravans    
  Goldcrest1 Path trees south of NH     
  Coal Tit1 Path trees south of NH     
  Long-​tailed Tit5+ Path trees south of NH     
  Greenfinch1f/jPath trees south of NH    
  Chiffchaff1 Path trees south of NH, and singing     
  Little Grebe32 ads, juvAd -​ practice field pool, ad -​ central pool, juv -​ pool east of zoo car park    
  Cormorant1 Practice field pool    
 Marton MereBuzzard1 Over Gipsy Hole Wood TS  
  Kestrel1 Over SE field    
  Linnet60+ SE field    
  Pied Wagtail1adSE field    
  Reed Bunting2m, fEast marsh    
  Swallow50+ Over east fields    
  Stock Dove10 Barn area    
 Wesham MarshReed Bunting1m  NJL CH  
  Marsh Harrier2 1 on telegraph pole briefly joined by 2nd. When second flew off mobbed by 3 buzzards.     
  Sparrowhawk1 Conifer wood    
  Grey Heron1      
  Red Admiral1      
  Migrant Hawker1 Pool    
 Newton MarshMallard50+   NJL CH  
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Woodpigeonc150 Field opposite side of road    
  Jackdawc100 Field opposite side of road    
 Fairhaven LakeCommon Sandpiper2     
 Fairhaven LakeCommon Sandpiper2   ABa  
 Granny's BayMediterranean Gull1Adw  ABa  
 Warton BankChiffchaff2   NJL CH  
  Little Egret9      
  Great Tit1      
  Blue Tit1      
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
  Red Admiral8      
  Small White6      
  Speckled Wood2      
 Lytham QuaysTeal150+   NJL CH  
  Little Egret9      
  Meadow Pipit30+      
  House Martin6+      
  Reed Bunting2f     
  Mute Swan2      
  Canada Goose24      
  Grey Heron2      
  Painted Lady1      
  Small White2      
  Red Admiral3      
  Brown Hawker1      
 Freckleton MarshCattle Egret1 SD 437288 -​ with cattle Grange Farm viewed from Ship Inn NJL CH  
 Stanley ParkShoveler32   RJS  
 Rossall PointSwallow2 W DJM  
  Robin1 In bush NE corner of golf course    
  Meadow Pipit7 S    
  Pied Wagtail3 S    
  Skylark4 Incl 1 singing    
  Ringed Plover1      
 Bank EndMerlin1   AC  
  Pied Wagtail46      
  Meadow Pipit17      
20th September
 Knott EndRed-​throated Diver1 flew west   
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill1      
 Marton MereStarling2000+ Massive numbers moving into roost  TP  
  Mute Swan4      
  Tufted Duck43f/1m     
  Water Rail2 Heard    
  Cetti's Warbler3 Heard    
  Sparrowhawk1MTook a starling from roost    
  Little Grebe1      
  Snipe29 Large flock flew over from flooded fields    
  Sand Martin18 Over flooded fields to the east     
  Pink-​footed Goose27 Skein    
  Barnacle Goose10 Amongst PFG skein    
  Pied Wagtail3      
 Rossall PointArctic Tern3   dfw  
 Blackpool AirportWheatear8   RJS  
 SaltcotesGrey Heron5   DN  
  Little Egret44 feeding in stubble field    
  Pink-​footed Goose7 feeding in stubble field    
  Greylag Goose19 feeding in stubble field    
  Canada Goose1 feeding in stubble field    
  Buzzard1 over mobbed by corvids    
  Black-​headed Gull600 feeding in stubble field    
  Herring Gull700 feeding in stubble field    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull12 feeding in stubble field    
  House Martin50      
  Goldcrest2 calling from hedgerow    
 NorbreckWheatear1   DJM  
 Glasson MarshLapwingc800 Estuary John C Wood  
 GlassonPied Wagtail37 At Dock John C Wood  
 Glasson BasinGrey Wagtail1   John C Wood  
 Starr GateLong-​tailed Skua1Pale juv South 16:40 close in classic pale juv LGB RJS AA  LGB , RJS + AA last hour  
  Leach's Petrel1 South 16:10 then lost on water, continued South 16:27 close in RJS LGB AA    
  Manx Shearwater9 South ( total watch 13:30-​17:05)    
  Great Skua1 Came south then chased an Arctic skua    
  Arctic Skua2 South    
  Sandwich Tern5 South    
  Great Crested Grebe1 South    
  Cormorant22 20 South 2 North     
  Gannet7 5 South 2 North     
  Common Scoter1260      
  Curlew1 South    
  unidentified Guillemot or Razorbill4 South     
 Knott EndGrey Plover56     
  Golden Plover65 flew south    
 Marton MereSand Martin1 Low over east field/SE field floods TS  
  Swallow20+ Low over floods    
  Pied Wagtail1juvSE field    
  Reed Bunting1 East marsh    
  Buzzard1 Over Gipsy Hole Wood    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseSwallow10 Over field NE of crossing path TS  
  Little Grebe1juvLong west side pool    
19th September
 Cocker's DykeBlack-​tailed Godwit1     
  Sandwich Tern2      
  Black-​headed Gull6      
  Golden Plover21      
  Grey Plover1      
  Little Egret1      
  Herring Gull2      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4      
  Common Gull1      
 Conder GreenRuff2 creek John C Wood  
  Greenshank2 creek    
  Snipe2 creek    
 Glasson BasinMallard97   John C Wood  
  Tufted Duck26      
  Sparrowhawk1 flyover    
 Glasson MarshRedshankc250 estuary John C Wood  
 Blackpool North ShoreArctic Skua2     
  Manx Shearwater3      
  Meadow Pipit32      
  Common Scoter180      
 Knott EndCommon Tern2ad, juvwest at high tide Paul Ellis  
  Sandwich Tern32 ad, juvwest at high tide    
  Common Scoter6 west at high tide    
  Eider10 on sea high tide    
 Starr GateBlack Tern2Juv South RJS RJS , LGB later  
  Sandwich Tern2 South -​ Watch 13:40-​15:40    
  Common Scoter30+      
 FleetwoodOystercatcher1 w 1500-​1600 lighthouse dfw  
  Common Tern2 w    
  Common Scoter2m     
  Harbour Porpoise1      
 Stanley ParkCormorant8 South island by 14.30 TS  
  Mute Swan11+11 juvs + ads4 of the earliest brood of 5 together by Heron island, the other near the cafe    
  Tufted Duck1f     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCormorant1 Over NW TS  
  Mute Swan3m, f + juvStone banked pool    
  Stock Dove3 Green by stone banked pool    
 Knott EndSparrowhawk1     
  Common Scoter1adult male     
  Common Tern52+ ads and 2+ juvs     
  Wigeon8 flew west    
  Grey Plover21      
 Blackpool CentralStarlingc40 Feeding on grassy area along prom DJM  
 Blackpool South ShoreTurnstone23 On sea wall north of mirror ball DJM  
 NorbreckWheatear1   DJM  
18th September
 Stanley ParkRing-​necked Parakeet15+ 7.15pm, flying with purpose together then landed in tree. Thought possible roost site.  Jol  
 Lawson WetlandRaven2 Flew in from direction of the Mere and perched on fence at bottom of embankmentSD33623531Joe Makepeace  
 New Ridge FarmGoldfinch36 On wires across farm yard, coming down to Sunflower Heart feeders. RED  
  Swallow9 4 newly fledged young near nest site.    
 Pilling MossBuzzard1 On fence post near Black Barn, Bradshaw Lane, Pilling. RED  
  Swallow38 Moved S, past Black Barn between11:40 and 11: 47     
 Bradshaw Lane HeadLapwing185 On Potato field,  RED  
  Goldfinch31 On field, flew onto wires.    
  Buzzard1 On fence post, next to Top Plantation copse, Pilling.    
 Knott EndManx Shearwater1 flew west   
  Grey Plover23      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit2      
  Gannet3 flew past    
 Stanley ParkLittle Grebe1   TS  
  Mute Swan4133 ads8 from 11 juvs showing    
  Mallard10+fem. + 9 young     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1fFeeders west of Heron island    
  Nuthatch1 Feeders    
  Coal Tit1 Feeders    
 Marton MereBuzzard3 Over Gipsy Hole Wood TS  
  Swallow50+ Mainly quite high over SE field at 15.30    
 MythopHobby1 hawking insects round Mythop Moss Wood Frank Bird  
  Tealc300 dyke flood    
  Pink-​footed Goose1 dyke flood    
 NorbreckRaven2 N, damaged leg + friend  DJM  
  Red Admiral1 In the worst of the rain     
  Swallow1 W    
17th September
 Preesall FlashesGreat Crested Grebe1juv  P. Ellis / P.Slade / WeBS  
  Grey Heron1      
  Mallard35 released    
  Mute Swan52 ad, 3 juvs     
  Black-​headed Gull2      
  Herring Gull1      
  Cetti's Warbler5 calling and singing    
  Coal Tit1      
  Long-​tailed Tit12 plus    
  Stock Dove1      
  Greylag Goose7      
 Cocker's DykeHerring Gull360   Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Golden Plover99      
  Snipe29 flew from marsh on falling tide    
  Eider1 on sea    
  Sand Martin1      
  Linnet100 plus    
 Arm HillLesser Black-​backed Gull5   P. Ellis / P.Slade / WeBS  
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Black-​headed Gull43      
  Herring Gull12      
  Sandwich Tern4adultson island    
  Common Tern2 over river    
  Curlew Sandpiper1juv     
  Black-​tailed Godwit20      
  Ringed Plover1      
  Snipe63 flew out at high tide    
  Little Egret2      
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Fleetwood MarshLittle Egret14   P. Ellis / P.Slade / WeBS  
  Grey Heron4      
  Turnstone40 (30 on buoy off dock)    
  Mediterranean Gull1adult     
  Common Gull1      
  Herring Gull20      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull1      
  Black-​headed Gull26      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
 Barnaby's SandsPink-​footed Goose80 on edge of saltmarsh P. Ellis / P.Slade / WeBS  
  Snipe18 flew out at high tide    
  Grey Heron1      
  Little Egret4      
  Stock Dove3      
 Agglebys PitPink-​footed Goose140 on stubble fieldsSD355459P. Ellis / P.Slade / WeBS  
  Mute Swan72 ad, 7 juvs     
  Reed Bunting1      
 Wardley's CreekCurlew Sandpiper4juvs  P. Ellis / P.Slade / WeBS  
  Ringed Plover7      
  Golden Plover95      
  Bar-​tailed Godwit2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit30      
  Grey Heron3      
  Little Egret7      
  Mediterranean Gull98 ad, 1 2nd w     
  Black-​headed Gull685      
  Common Gull5      
  Herring Gull26      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull76      
  Great Black-​backed Gull5      
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Reed Bunting2      
 Shard BridgeSnipe4   P. Ellis / P.Slade / WeBS  
  Golden Plover95      
  Common Sandpiper2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit3      
  Canada Goose1      
  Little Egret12      
  Grey Heron6      
  Black-​headed Gull315      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull76      
  Great Black-​backed Gull4      
  Common Gull3      
  Herring Gull4      
  Coal Tit3      
  Mediterranean Gull32 ad, 1 first w     
 Skippool CreekLapwing240   P. Ellis / P.Slade / WeBS  
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1      
  Golden Plover4      
  Grey Heron1      
  Greylag Goose55      
  Mediterranean Gull9adults     
  Black-​headed Gull445      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull36      
  Herring Gull94      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Common Gull7      
  Little Egret1      
  House Martin120      
 Ramper PotCurlew90   P. Ellis / P.Slade / WeBS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit27      
  Grey Heron3      
  Little Egret17      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull2      
  Black-​headed Gull1      
 Pilling LaneHobby1 flew SW over fields between Cocker's Dyke and Beach Road 1535 hrs Paul Slade  
 WartonBarn Owl1 Hunting along ditch 10am, Lytham Edge CD  
  Sparrowhawk1 Unsuccessful raid on feed station, Lytham Edge    
  Peregrine1 Flew over caravan park, across farmers field into land registry    
  Grey Heron1 Mobbed by rooks over Land Registry    
  Rook5 Lytham Edge feed station    
  Coal Tit1      
  Goldfinch30+ Mixed adults and juvs.    
  Greenfinch20+ Mixed adults and juvs.    
  Pheasant31M 2f Under feed station    
  Stoat1 Under feed station    
  Peacock butterfly1      
  Red Admiral3      
  Speckled Wood2      
 WillowgroveGreylag Goose45     
 WrampoolSparrowhawk1  SD427501  
  Lapwing150  SD427498   
 Skippool CreekGlossy Ibis1 over towards Stanah SD  
  Little Egret43      
  Mediterranean Gull3+      
  Black-​headed Gull1+ including Blue 202F from MMWWT and white J1M5 from Norway    
 Anchorsholme ParkWheatear1     
 PreesallGoldfinch37 min. Using feeders Jubilee Ave. Preesall. RED  
  House Sparrow16      
  Collared Dove12      
  Coal Tit2      
 Dam SideBlackcap2m, fIn Elder tree Water Treatment Works, Dam Side, Pilling. RED  
 Starr GatePink-​footed Goose186 0645-​1000 Rising TideSD301320LGB, SC, SS, JM  
  Shelduck2  SD301320   
  Wigeon10  SD301320   
  Knot50  SD301320   
  Sandwich Tern35  SD301320   
  Common Tern9  SD301320   
  Guillemot1  SD301320   
  Red-​throated Diver2  SD301320   
  Gannet74  SD301320   
  Cormorant4  SD301320   
  Osprey1 Low over water -​ South -​ 0830SD301320   
 Pilling Lane EndsWigeon95 Lane Ends WeBS 1100-​1400 -​ Rising / High TideSD4049Joe Makepeace  
  Woodpigeon2  SD4049   
 Pilling Lane EndsBlack-​headed Gull18 Lane Ends WeBS 1100-​1400 -​ Rising / High TideSD4049Joe Makepeace  
  Canada Goose2  SD4049   
  Carrion Crow7  SD4049   
  Common Sandpiper2  SD4049   
  Cormorant7  SD4049   
  Curlew11  SD4049   
  Gadwall1  SD4049   
  Goldfinch120 Mixed flock with LinnetSD4049   
  Great Black-​backed Gull5  SD4049   
  Great Crested Grebe2  SD4049   
  Greylag Goose14  SD4049   
  Herring Gull48  SD4049   
  Jackdaw33  SD4049   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull27  SD4049   
  Linnet34 Mixed flock with GoldfinchSD4049   
  Little Egret9  SD4049   
  Mallard43  SD4049   
  Marsh Harrier2Juveniles SD402501   
  Meadow Pipit7  SD4049   
  Pink-​footed Goose437  SD4049   
  Raven2  SD4049   
  Redshank11  SD4049   
  Reed Bunting3  SD4049   
  Shelduck679  SD4049   
  Skylark4  SD4049   
  Snipe2  SD4049   
  Starling210  SD4049   
  Swallow3  SD4049   
  Teal3  SD4049   
  Wheatear11 Onge group in -​ Possibly more but didn't ant to double count.SD400496   
 Fluke HallCurlew51 Fluke Hall WeBS 1100-​1400 -​ Rising / High TideSD3950Joe Makepeace  
  Curlew Sandpiper2Juveniles SD388501   
  Dunlin19  SD3950   
  Golden Plover72 Clear with JSSD3950   
  Grey Plover223  SD3950   
  Knot4  SD3950   
  Lapwing330  SD3950   
  Little Egret9  SD3950   
  Oystercatcher1395  SD3950   
  Pink-​footed Goose41  SD3950   
  Redshank8  SD3950   
  Ringed Plover28  SD3950   
  Black-​headed Gull17  SD3950   
  Great Black-​backed Gull4  SD3950   
  Herring Gull49  SD3950   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull15  SD3950   
  Carrion Crow7  SD3950   
  Jackdaw48  SD3950   
  Blackbird1  SD3950   
  Wheatear4  SD3950   
  Feral Pigeon2  SD3950   
  Woodpigeon2  SD3950   
  Starling70  SD3950   
  Wren2  SD3950   
  Swallow3  SD3950   
  Meadow Pipit2  SD3950   
 Marton MereSedge Warbler1 South end of embankment TS  
  Sparrowhawk1fCircled over SE field    
  Buzzard1 Over east field to barn roof    
  Magpie16 Barn roof    
  Stock Dove7 Barn wires    
  Great Black-​backed Gull1adRoof south of caravan park    
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull9adsRoof south of caravan park    
  Black-​headed Gull500+ East end of mere, a.m.    
  Pink-​footed Goose250+ 3 skeins over south, a.m.    
 Staining NookKestrel2m, fHunting the fields both sides of Mere View Lane TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe2ad + juvLong west side pool TS  
  Swallow19 Over west end of green 18/hotel area at 9.45     
 Marton MereGoldfinch11 NE scrub NJL  
  Robin5 Various     
  Emperor dragonfly5+      
  Brown Hawker2      
  Broad-​bodied Chaser1m     
  Speckled Wood3      
  Red Admiral3      
  Small White2      
  Meadow Brown1      
 Marton MereMallard13   NJL WeBS  
  Mute Swan5      
  Grey Heron5 3 on SE flood    
  Little Egret1      
  Tufted Duck5      
  Herring Gullc60      
  Black-​headed Gullc150      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4      
  Common Gull25+      
  Snipe2 Island pool flushed by heron    
  Kestrel2 Island and pumping station    
  Reed Bunting74mCauseway     
  Linnet22+ Hawthorn SE field    
  Stock Dove4 Barn roof    
  Long-​tailed Tit6+      
  Cetti's Warbler7 Paulines bench, Heron and FBC hides    
  Greenfinch32mNorth scrub     
  Blackcap2m/fNorth scrub     
  Pink-​footed Goose72 2 skeins    
  Wren1 NW scrub    
  Blackbird2mNW scrub    
  Great Tit2 NW scrub    
  Blue Tit3 NW scrub    
 WeetonGrey Wagtail1 On muck heap Lee h  
 Rossall PointPink-​footed Goose55 2 skeins  TP & NP  
  Common Scoter8      
  Ringed Plover43      
  Arctic Skua3 1 pale, 2 dark    
  Little Tern1 Amongst sandwich terns, flew off south on rising tide    
  Arctic Tern2      
  Sandwich Tern55      
  Meadow Pipit100+ Large numbers moving inland    
  Linnet100+ Large numbers moving inland    
 SaltcotesLittle Egret2 main pool DN  
  Mute Swan32 adult 1 juvmain drain    
  Pink-​footed Goose181 over from the north in 6 skeins    
  Canada Goose52      
  Moorhen5 main drain    
  Curlew26 fields near Peg's Lane    
  Black-​tailed Godwit47      
  Snipe5 Peg's Lane    
  House Martin25      
  Meadow Pipit18      
  Goldcrest2 calling from hedgerow    
  Coal Tit1 Saltcotes Cemetery    
  Long-​tailed Tit12 2 flocks    
 NorbreckWheatear2   DJM  
  Curlew1 Heard down by low water mark    
  Dunnock1 Garden -​ 1st locally since early June    
  Meadow Pipit2      
  Pied Wagtail2      
16th September
 Knott EndGreat Spotted Woodpecker1     
 Knott EndSparrowhawk1     
 Knott EndGannet2 flew east   
 Starr GatePink-​footed Goose105 0645-​1000 Rising TideSD301320LGB, SC, SS DN, JM  
  Shelduck4  SD301320   
  Gadwall2  SD301320   
  Wigeon2  SD301320   
  Teal2  SD301320   
  Tufted Duck2  SD301320   
  Turnstone2  SD301320   
  Sandwich Tern132  SD301320   
  Guillemot5  SD301320   
  Red-​throated Diver5  SD301320   
  Manx Shearwater12  SD301320   
  Gannet72  SD301320   
  Cormorant35  SD301320   
  Swallow5  SD301320   
  Grey Wagtail3  SD301320   
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail4  SD301320   
  Meadow Pipit3  SD301320   
  Common Scoter550 InshoreSD301320   
  Arctic Skua7  SD301320   
 Myerscough QuarryGarganey1 still this evening on no 1 pool then flew towards back pools though not relocated by dusk.    
  Little Grebe7      
  Long-​tailed Tit7      
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill11 At roost the moved to river to feed DS  
  Great White Egret1 Far side    
  Little Egret50+      
  Teal500+ In creek low tide     
  Redshank150+ In creek     
 Freckleton Naze PointBarnacle Goose4 Appear wild , remaining separated from Canada geese. DS  
  Greylag Goose236      
  Canada Goose2000+      
  Great White Egret2      
  Little Egret50+      
  Greenshank19 Flew from Creek     
  Redshank170+ On Freckleton pool    
  Golden Plover450+ Freckleton marsh    
  Mallard160+ On pool.    
  Shoveler1 On pool    
  Buzzard32adult 1 juv     
  Grey Wagtail2      
 Marton MereShoveler25+   TS  
  Snipe1 Over east fields    
  Buzzard1 Over east fields/barn roof    
  Cetti's Warbler3 Singing    
  Goldfinch15+ Mere View area    
  Starling1000+ East field wires at 18.30    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe3ad + juv, ad2 pools TS  
  Mute Swan3m, f + juvCentral pool    
  Buzzard1 Circled over NW corner then glided SE    
  Sparrowhawk1fOver green 2    
 BisphamSparrowhawk2 Over Bispham Possibly pair hunting 18:00hrs Guf  
 Bank EndWoodpigeon687 North 1300-​1600hrs largest flock 52 John C Wood  
  Cattle Egret1 high tide roost    
  Little Egret15      
  Golden Plover45      
  Yellow Wagtail1f     
  Little Owl1 Hillam Lane barn    
 Myerscough QuarryMallard57   TP & NP  
  Garganey1FLone female on first scrape    
  Tufted Duck1F     
  Little Grebe7      
  Hobby1 Catching dragonflies, seen and watched well for 20 mins until it moved south    
 Glasson MarshPeregrine2M/FPair TP & NP  
  Marsh Harrier2M     
 Conder GreenGreenshank15   TP & NP  
  Tufted Duck33      
  Little Grebe20 Large number of adults and juveniles    
 Cocker's DykeHobby1 over fields between here and Beach road 1720 hrs Paul Ellis  
 Marton MereJay2 west 09.30 Ellen Pemberton  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Stock Dove3+ barn roof    
  Tufted Duck8      
 St Annes BeachAmerican Golden Plover1AdultWeBS 11:00-​13:00 Rising High Tide. Bird observed 12:12-​12:20 Before flushed and heaed SE towards FairhavenSD312281Joe Makepeace  
  Common Scoter19 InshoreSD3128   
  Cormorant9  SD3128   
  Dunlin195  SD3128   
  Knot19  SD3128   
  Little Egret1  SD3128   
  Oystercatcher270  SD3128   
  Pink-​footed Goose28 Directly overheadSD3128   
  Ringed Plover5  SD3128   
  Sanderling1785 4 large GroupsSD3128   
  Black-​headed Gull27  SD3128   
  Common Gull38  SD3128   
  Great Black-​backed Gull4  SD3128   
  Herring Gull44  SD3128   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull17  SD3128   
  Common Tern2  SD3128   
  Sandwich Tern39 32 at Roost on beachSD3128   
  Carrion Crow2  SD3128   
  Gannet2 Close inshoreSD3128   
  Starling115 On beachSD3128   
  Swallow35  SD3128   
  Wheatear2 Working south down the beachSD3128   
 NorbreckHouse Sparrowc25 Garden feeders DJM  
  Black Darter1fGarden    
  Swallow1 N    
 Anchorsholme ParkWheatear1 Along roadside  DJM  
 Fairhaven BeachGrey Plover69   Ian Walker WeBS  
  Bar-​tailed Godwit50      
  Ringed Plover30      
  Cormorant71 One with an orange darvic ring    
  Grey Heron18      
  Little Egret15      
 Church ScarShelduck510 Huge raft on incoming tide Ian Walker WeBS  
  Turnstone80 Roosting on boats due to disturbance    
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill10   Ian Walker WeBS  
  Little Egret40      
  Grey Heron9      
  Spotted Redshank1      
  Common Sandpiper3      
 WartonSiskin1 Lytham Edge feeding station.  CD  
  Coal Tit1 First one seen at feed station for a while    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker2      
  Great Tit6      
  Blue Tit6      
  Long-​tailed Tit11      
  Pheasant31M 2FUnder feeders    
  Collared Dove1      
  Tree Sparrow9 Adults and juv.    
  Stoat1 Lots of bird alarm calls before appearing from ditch under feeders.    
  Greenfinch20+ Mixed adults and juvs.    
  Goldfinch20+ Mixed adults and juvs.    
 WartonTawny Owl2 On fence posts alongside ditch. 3am, Lytham Edge Caravan park. CD  
 Warton MarshMarsh Harrier1 On ground close to edge of river CD  
  Kestrel2JuvOn post end of Bank Lane    
  Curlew50+ On marsh near cattle ramp    
  Whimbrel4 Flew off marsh over LDWA car park    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Canada Goose35 Including two really pale coloured individuals at front of skein    
  Pink-​footed Goose12      
 IngolRaven2 Just gone over my house  Stu Milne  
 St Annes Old LinksMediterranean Gull1AdwOn golf course 7am ABa  
15th September
 Pilling LaneLong-​tailed Tit14 Beach Road Paul Ellis  
 Starr GateWigeon6 0645-​0945 -​ Poor visibility apart from last hour.SD301320Stewart Conroy  
  Teal3  SD301320   
  Common Scoter90  SD301320   
  Knot70  SD301320   
  Sandwich Tern116  SD301320   
  Arctic Skua6 2 Pale and 4 DarkSD301320   
  Red-​throated Diver2  SD301320   
  Gannet23  SD301320   
  Cormorant23  SD301320   
 Fluke HallWheatear2 sea wall Paul Ellis  
 Pilling LaneCurlew Sandpiper1juvdifferent to Cocker's Dyke bird. Falling tideSD362493Paul Ellis  
  Dunlin227 Falling tideSD362493   
  Grey Plover55 Falling tideSD362493   
  Turnstone2 Falling tideSD362493   
  Knot1320 Falling tideSD362493   
  Curlew44 Falling tideSD362493   
  Oystercatcher190 Falling tideSD362493   
  Redshank85 Falling tideSD362493   
 Stanley ParkCoot220     
  Grey Wagtail1      
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseJay1 Path trees south of SW pit TS  
 Staining NookTawny Owl1   TS  
 Marton MereJay1 North central scrub TS  
  Willow Warbler1 NC scrub    
  Blackcap1mNC scrub    
  Long-​tailed Tit5+ NC scrub    
  Sparrowhawk1fLow around NE area    
  Snipe1 Over SE    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, west end of main dyke    
 Ramper PotMediterranean Gull1816ad,2 2cyRamper pot / Skippool am Frank Bird  
 Bank EndWoodpigeon274 North 1500-​1600hrs, largest flock 55 John C Wood  
  Ruff8 estuary then all flew in direction of Braides    
  Peregrine1 Cockerham Marsh    
  Marsh Harrier1f/immover Cockerham Marsh    
  Canada Goose67      
  Greylag Goosec350      
  Black-​tailed Godwit7      
  Little Egret10      
 Cocker's DykeCurlew Sandpiper1juvoutflow, low tide and falling tide Paul Ellis  
  Pink-​footed Goose41 on beach morning    
  Golden Plover88 edge of saltmarsh falling tide    
  Wheatear5 sea wall    
  Great Black-​backed Gull18 falling tide    
  Redshank58 falling tide    
  Knot300 falling tide    
  Dunlin207 falling tide    
  Teal1 falling tide    
14th September
 Skippool CreekGolden Plover138   Paul Slade/TP  
  Mediterranean Gull6ads     
 Fluke HallShelduck320 flew east over beach on rising tide Paul Ellis  
 Cocker's DykeWheatear4   Paul Ellis  
  Golden Plover58      
  Grey Plover91 tideline incoming tide    
  Bar-​tailed Godwit7      
  Black-​tailed Godwit2      
  Shoveler3 on outflow    
  Wigeon3 on outflow    
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill8 In the channel DN  
  Grey Heron4 In the channel    
  Little Egret44      
  Pink-​footed Goose2000      
  Canada Goose35      
  Greylag Goose2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit2      
  House Martin15      
 Conder GreenSnipe8     
 GlassonCurlew Sandpiper2juvs  SD  
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Mediterranean Gull1+      
  Common Gullc800 Rough estimate    
 Staining NookGoldcrest1 East side TS  
  Long-​tailed Tit10+      
  House Martin2 To the SE    
 Marton MereCormorant2   TS  
  Buzzard1 Perched, fence post east fields    
  Cetti's Warbler2 Singing, embankment reeds, east marsh    
 Little CrimblesHobby2 15.10 -​ 15.25 hawking over Cappershead Wood  NJL CH  
 Conder GreenCurlew Sandpiper2 River NJL CH  
  Little Egret5 River    
  Mute Swan3 River    
  Redshank10 River    
  Curlew5 River    
  Lapwing12+ River    
  Greylag Goose9 Pond    
  Teal6 Pond    
  Greenfinch1 Pond    
  Long-​tailed Tit6+ Pond    
  Greenshank1 Pond -​ calling    
  Common Tern2 Pond -​ over    
  Little Grebe7 Pond    
 Winmarleigh MossMarsh Harrier42a/2juv  NJL CH  
  Peregrine1 Calling    
  Mallard25 In pools    
  Meadow Pipit25+      
  Reed Bunting15+m/f/juv     
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
  Tree Sparrow25+ In hedge at farm    
  Great Tit1      
  Blue Tit2      
  Pink-​footed Goose52 2 skiens     
  Broad-​bodied Chaser2      
  Brown Hawker4+      
  Emperor dragonfly2      
  Small White6+      
  Red Admiral12+ Farm apple trees    
  Common Toad1      
  Common Frog2      
  Common Lizard1 Before footbridge     
 Bispham CliffsWheatear1   DJM  
  Carrion Crow9      
  Raven2 On beach. One is the one with the damaged leg    
 Poulton-le-FyldeGrey Heron1   Barry Dyson  
  Little Grebe21ad, 1 juvJuv being fed by adult.    
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Willow Warbler2      
  Long-​tailed Tit6      
  Coal Tit1      
  Blue Tit6      
  Great Tit4      
  Song Thrush2      
  House Sparrowc55      
 Fairhaven BeachGrey Heron18 On incoming tide  Ian Walker  
 Freckleton Naze PointSpoonbill1Adult  Ian Walker  
  Great White Egret5 5 individuals feeding in the shallows before incoming tide    
  Grey Heron11      
 TrealesWheatear3 In ploughed field after the church  G Coulburn  
  Meadow Pipit4 Jacobs Lane     
  Buzzard3 Over football field    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Football field     
 Shard BridgeLapwingc400 10.00 -​ 10.30 rising tide NJL CH  
  Little Egret19      
  Golden Plover14      
  Grey Heron3      
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
 Poulton-le-FyldeWillow Warbler1 Trying to sing off Derby Rd Jol  
  Chiffchaff1 Singing off Moorland Rd Tennis Club    
 NorbreckRaven2 N DJM  
  Little Egret1 On beach    
  Grey Wagtail1 N    
  Jackdaw1 S, first here for several weeks    
  Red Admiral1 07.30    
13th September
 FleetwoodSwallow5 South over garden Ullswater Avenue Ken Green  
  Meadow Pipit6 South south over Ullswater Avenue     
  Pink-​footed Goose580 South to south east over Ullswater Avenue in the morning    
 Cocker's DykeGrey Plover160 low tide Paul Ellis  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 Pilling LaneBuzzard3 over Beach Road together Kinta Beaver  
 Pilling LaneCurlew Sandpiper1juvon beach off Beach Road close in. Low tide Paul Ellis  
  Pink-​footed Goose820 over south am, in flocks of up to 110    
  Skylark1 over Beach Road    
 Louie Horrocks Recreation GroundChiffchaff1   RJS  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1      
 FortonMute Swan153ads, 12 juvs.A pair with 6 juvs and a Pen with 6 juvs on Lancaster canalSD4751B Dyson & Fylde Nats'  
  Willow Warbler3 Thanks to Janet's hearing ability.SD4751   
 Little CrimblesHobby3 Over Cappershead wood hawking insects for about 20 minutes. One saw off a Buzzard. SD462511B Dyson & Fylde Nats'  
 Wesham MarshMarsh Harrier1   Lee H  
  Meadow Pipit5      
 Fairhaven DunesRed Admiral9  SD32IJeff B  
  Small Copper1      
  Speckled Wood1      
  Small White3      
  Coal Tit1      
  Great Tit1      
  Carrion Crow1      
  Feral Pigeon1      
 Fairhaven BeachGrey Heron10 moved up from Granny's Bay on tideSD32IJeff B  
  Little Egret12      
  Great Black-​backed Gull1      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull       
  Herring Gull       
  Black-​headed Gull       
  Canada Goose16 low    
  Pink-​footed Goose21 18 high south, 3 flying round low    
 Granny's BayShelduck3 09.55 to 10.50SD32NJeff B  
  Bar-​tailed Godwit6      
  Ringed Plover6      
  Pink-​footed Goose240 3 skeins 135, 70 and 34 high    
  Grey Heron13      
  Little Egret11      
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull       
  Herring Gull       
  Black-​headed Gull       
  White Wagtail1      
  Carrion Crow1      
  Red Admiral3      
  Small White2      
 PillingWheatear23 From Knott to fluke hall Tony Parnell  
  Marsh Harrier1 Flew in off the bay at Preesall     
 NorbreckWheatear8 2 am, 6 together pm DJM  
  Grey Wagtail1 S    
  Pink-​footed Goosec820 Towards Ribble 10.00-​ 11.00    
  Swallow8 S    
  Sandwich Tern8      
  Gannet3 Circling    
  Comma1 in-​off    
 Little CarletonRaven2 Over mobray drive DF  
 Marton MereBarn Owl1 West facing barn ledge, 10.45-​50  TS  
  Buzzard1 Circled over NE area    
  Kestrel1fOver east fields    
  Pink-​footed Goose1450+ 16 skeins south or SE over the mere/east fields    
  Painted Lady1 By SW benches. 1st. I've seen this tear    
 MythopWhinchat2 on fence west of railway line Frank Bird  
 Fairhaven LakeNuthatch1 Lakeside bushes ABa  
  Grey Wagtail6 Sw    
  Coal Tit3      
 Granny's BayBrent Goose7 Flew upriver ABa  
  Pink-​footed Goosec1000 Sw    
 Newton MarshBarn Owl1 Over road 06.00 DS  
 CottamTawny Owl1 Flying over Post office 05.45 Steve Swift  
12th September
 Marton MereBittern1 standing in north reedbed, 1700 hrs Peter Taylor  
 Fairhaven DunesWheatear14 UU compound  LGB  
 Fairhaven BeachWheatear14   SW  
 PreesallWheatear10+ On shore  S Cooney  
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill7 On river low tide  DS  
  Great White Egret1      
  Little Egret50+ Flying towards lytham Hall roost .    
  Merlin1 On marsh    
 Blackpool North ShoreWheatear14+ Walk along from Gyn square to Bispham front Jol  
 Wesham MarshWheatear1   a myo  
  Marsh Harrier1 flew off north    
  Grey Heron3      
 Newton MarshLittle Grebe1 entrance pool a myo  
  Gadwall84m 4f     
 Starr GatePink-​footed Goose196 south 0700-​0900 L.G.B  
  Sandwich Tern420 on the beach.    
  Arctic Skua3 inshore.    
  Wheatear10 On the seawall.    
 Staining NookWheatear8 Along fence in field east of Mere View Lane TS  
 Marton MerePeregrine1 Top of dyke pylon TS  
  Whitethroat2juvsEmbankment path    
  Willow Warbler1 Embankment Hawthorn    
  Blackcap1f/jNorth central scrub    
  Song Thrush1 North central scrub    
  Linnet22 Wires near barns    
  Snipe1 East over the embankment    
  Cormorant1 Over west    
  Pink-​footed Goose55 Over south, 38 & 17    
  Great Black-​backed Gull12nd.w.     
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull7ads     
  Common Gull1ad     
 Lawson WetlandWheatear1 Hawthorns by north path TS  
  Willow Warbler2 NW corner    
  Blackcap22mNW corner    
  Reed Bunting1m     
  Pink-​footed Goose43 Over SE    
 Herons' Reach Golf CoursePink-​footed Goose37 Over south TS  
  Whitethroat1 Waste compound    
 Church ScarWheatear2 Sat on fishing boats AA  
  House Martin4      
  Meadow Pipit2      
  Grey Heron8      
  Little Egret11      
  Eider1 m flew up river    
  Great Black-​backed Gull2      
  Ringed Plover50      
  Cormorant70 Sandbank    
  Pied Wagtail4      
  Red Admiral5      
 Fairhaven DunesWheatear4 Sat our house roof AA  
 AnsdellPink-​footed Goose600 Numerous flocks moving south beteen O9.15 and 10.15 and 10.25 and 11.30moving south over Ansdelll station. FW  
 Bank EndWhite Wagtail5   AC  
  Pied Wagtail17      
  Meadow Pipit30      
 NorbreckWheatear6 5 together + 1 DJM  
  Pink-​footed Goose1500+ SE towards Ribble 12.30-​13.30    
  Common Scoter13 s    
  Sandwich Tern23+ Roosting on sandbank + others fishing    
  Cormorant3 2S + 1 roosting on sandbank    
  Meadow Pipit25 10 S + 15 in-​off    
  Arctic Skua5 4 N together + 1 N    
  Red-​throated Diver1 N    
  Sanderling19 On sandbank    
  Gannet3 1N + 2 N    
  Little Egret1 On beach    
  Red Admiral1 S    
 Knott EndCurlew180 beach   
  Pink-​footed Goose280 beach    
  Mediterranean Gull1adult     
  Sandwich Tern3      
 Warton BankWhinchat1juvon fence at end of bank lane with wheatears a myo gw  
  Marsh Harrier1      
  Cetti's Warbler1 heard only    
  Greenshank  heard only    
  Spoonbill6 in river channel    
 Lower BallamWhinchat1juvsouth end of Brays road with Wheatears Frank Bird  
  Wheatear15 9 Brays road, 6 by Ballam road bridge    
 Lytham St Annes Nature ReserveWheatear34 On railway fence and gold course RJS  
  Whinchat2 On railway fence and gold course    
  Lesser Whitethroat1      
  Pink-​footed Goose734 South    
  Meadow Pipit78 South    
  Pied Wagtail2 South    
  Chaffinch4 South    
  Great Tit3      
  Blue Tit2      
 MythopWheatear4 field west of railway Frank Bird  
 Blackpool AirportWheatear24 18 in truck compound NW end and 6 at NE fence line  RJS  
  Pink-​footed Goose258 South    
 Skippool CreekCanada Goose60 08:00-​09:30, rising tide JSc  
  Greylag Goose124      
  Pink-​footed Goose623 south in 11 flocks    
  Gadwall1 south    
  Grey Heron2      
  Little Egret38      
  Golden Plover124      
  Ringed Plover3      
  Black-​tailed Godwit9      
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Mediterranean Gull51cy, 2cy, 3 adults     
  Common Gull5      
  Great Black-​backed Gull6      
  hybrid Herring Gull x Lesser Black-​backed Gull1adult     
  Chiffchaff1 singing    
  Grey Wagtail1      
  Meadow Pipit83 south    
11th September
 Skippool CreekGolden Plover74   Paul Slade  
  hybrid Herring Gull x Lesser Black-​backed Gull1ad     
 Pilling LaneHobby1 Flew SE over Beach Road 1233 hrs Paul Ellis  
  Merlin1 chasing linnets over fields east of Beach road then headed out over beach at 1420 hrs    
  Goldcrest1 Beach Road    
  Snipe4 south over Beach Road    
  Grey Wagtail1 over Beach Road    
 Conder GreenRuff1 creek John C Wood  
 Glasson MarshCurlew Sandpiper2 estuary John C Wood  
 Marton MereCormorant1   TS  
  Mute Swan4ads     
  Tufted Duck9      
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Over NW corner    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe2ad + juvLong west side pool TS  
  Mute Swan3m, f + juvCentral pool    
 Stanley ParkMute Swan4534 ads, 11 juvs  TS  
  Black-​headed Gull38ads     
  Coal Tit1      
 Out RawcliffeBarn Owl1 Lancaster road, Out Rawcliffe RED  
  Kestrel1 Lancaster road, Out Rawcliffe    
 Ramper PotMediterranean Gull6adultsam Frank Bird  
  Black-​tailed Godwit18 am    
  Dunlin82 am    
 PreesallGoldfinch30 On feeders at Jubilee Ave. Preesall. RED  
  Greenfinch4f / juv.     
  House Sparrow20      
  Collared Dove3      
 Blackpool AirportWheatear2   RJS  
 Wesham MarshStonechat1f  a myo  
  Sedge Warbler1      
 Rossall PointWheatear1 Dropped onto golf course from height DJM  
  Common Toad1 Small one on path alongside golf course    
 Newton-with-ScalesGreat Spotted Woodpecker2m juvall birds in this list with small mobile tit flock a myo  
 Poulton-le-FyldeNuthatch1 Calling in Moorland Rd Cemetery Jol  
10th September
 Conder GreenRuff2adultscreek Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Chiffchaff1 pool hedge    
  Little Grebe10 plus, pool    
  Snipe3 creek    
 GlassonCurlew Sandpiper5juvson Lune off Bowling Green, high tide Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Golden Plover550 high tide    
  Ringed Plover19 on Lune off Bowling Green, high tide    
  Snipe3 on Lune off Bowling Green, high tide    
  Ruff2juv maleson Lune off Bowling Green, high tide    
  Grey Wagtail1 over     
 CockersandRinged Plover65 high tide Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Whimbrel3 high tide    
  Golden Plover16 high tide    
  Turnstone17 high tide    
  Eider24 high tide    
  Marsh Harrier1juvhigh tide on sand bank    
 Bank EndYellow Wagtail3 with sheep Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Carrion Crow50      
  Stock Dove2      
  Meadow Pipit20 grounded    
 Pilling MarshMarsh Harrier1   Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Pink-​footed Goose180 grounded    
  Greylag Goose20      
 Pilling Lane EndsChiffchaff1   Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Grey Wagtail1 over    
 Cocker's DykeCurlew Sandpiper1juvoutflow Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Bar-​tailed Godwit2      
  Snipe3 over    
  Golden Plover32      
  Grey Plover45      
  Teal23 outflow    
  Shoveler3 over SE    
  Pink-​footed Goose5 on beach outflow    
  Wheatear1 sea wall    
  Greenfinch15 on wires    
 Pilling LaneHobby1 over fields east od Beach Road then over beach and headed west chasing a swallow Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Pintail7 flew west over beach off Beach Road    
  Sanderling4 beach off Beach Road falling low tide    
  Dunlin139 beach off Beach Road falling low tide    
  Ringed Plover10 beach off Beach Road falling low tide    
 Head Dyke LaneGrey Heron1 east end   
 Pilling Lane EndsGrey Heron1 field to east   
 Great CrimblesStock Dove1 to north   
 ThurnhamStock Dove1     
 Cockerham SandsGarganey1juvenile SD429533Chris Batty  
 Poulton-le-FyldeTawny Owl1 Heard calling around Moorland Rd area Jol  
 NorbreckRinged Plover19 On small sandbank as tide rose DJM  
  Sanderling7 On small sandbank as tide rose    
  Redshank1 On small sandbank as tide rose    
  Turnstone1 On small sandbank as tide rose    
  Common Gull11st WOn small sandbank as tide rose    
  Mediterranean Gull12nd WOn small sandbank as tide rose    
  Sandwich Tern17      
  Common Scoter75+ 62S, 13N + several flocks distant on sea    
  Cormorant7 4N + 3S together    
  Oystercatcher4 On small sandbank as tide rose    
  Swallow10 4S well out to sea + 6S    
  Little Egret1 N    
  Meadow Pipit9+ Flock of 7 + 2 heard only    
  Red Admiral2 Singles S out to sea    
  Grey Seal5      
 Louie Horrocks Recreation GroundGoldcrest2   RJS  
  Long-​tailed Tit8      
 Starr GateChiffchaff1 Garden the Carousel  RJS  
  Robin2 Garden the Carousel    
 Church ScarLittle Stint1Juv  RJS  
  Ringed Plover250      
 Squires GateBlackcap1MSquires gate Railway bushes RJS  
 Ridge FarmTree Sparrow23 Feeding on weed seeds,  RED  
  Collared Dove59 On poultry pens Ridge Farm, Pilling.    
 Fluke Hall LanePink-​footed Goose260 On stubble field opp Wheel Lane, Pilling RED  
 Wesham MarshMarsh Harrier1 seemed to stay on marsh to roost a myo  
  Barn Owl1      
 Lytham MossStonechat2m fannas road a myo  
  Kestrel2m f     
 Warton BankSpoonbill1   a myo  
  Marsh Harrier2      
  Great White Egret2      
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill12 Roosting opposite side of river, first seen from Warton bank . DS  
  Merlin1 On post .     
  Marsh Harrier3 On far side .    
  Great White Egret1 On river edge     
  Little Egret84+ On river edge .    
  Avocet4 Far side of the river .    
  House Martin40+ Overhead     
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGoldfinch75+ Over central area TS  
 Marton MereBuzzard2   TP  
  Mute Swan2      
  Cetti's Warbler5      
  Water Rail3      
  Lapwing4 Flying over west    
 Staining NookLittle Owl1   TP  
 SaltcotesTeal55   DN  
  Black-​tailed Godwit4      
  Chiffchaff2 calling from hedgerows    
  Goldcrest5 In the cemetery conifers / hedgerows    
 Church ScarDunlin57 Viewed from opposite end of Fairlawns Road Car ParkSD354268Joe Makepeace  
  Ringed Plover36  SD354268   
  Little Ringed Plover1  SD354268   
  Oystercatcher42  SD354268   
  Turnstone2  SD354268   
  Redshank21  SD354268   
  Grey Heron1  SD354268   
  Little Stint1JuvenileFound / Reported by RJS 12:10SD354268   
  Little Egret2  SD354268   
  Cormorant2  SD354268   
  Herring Gull17  SD354268   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull3  SD354268   
  Black-​headed Gull8  SD354268   
 Fairhaven LakeSpotted Flycatcher1 UU Compound -​ On Sea BuckthornSD33562749SS, DN, JM, AA  
  Linnet13  SD335274   
  Robin1  SD335274   
  Wren1  SD335274   
  Woodpigeon4  SD335274   
  Wheatear1  SD335274   
  Starling7  SD335274   
  Meadow Pipit3 OverSD335274   
  Magpie2  SD335274   
  Dunnock2  SD335274   
  Lesser Whitethroat1 Likely -​ Brief view before bird dissappeared into bushes and not re-​found.SD33582750   
 Starr GateShelduck93 Rising / High Tide SD303320SC, SS, DN, RJS, PNE, JM  
  Curlew2  SD303320   
  Bar-​tailed Godwit1  SD303320   
  Sanderling1  SD303320   
  Sandwich Tern25  SD303320   
  Arctic Skua1 Dark Morph South 07:00SD303320   
  Guillemot3  SD303320   
  Red-​throated Diver3  SD303320   
  Gannet3  SD303320   
  Cormorant23  SD303320   
  Shag1 Feeding / Diving 07:00-​07:20SD303320   
  Grey Heron1  SD303320   
  Swallow14  SD303320   
  Grey Wagtail9  SD303320   
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail10  SD303320   
  Meadow Pipit14  SD303320   
  Common Scoter16220 All on sea -​ Count possible due to 'mill-​pond' like state of sea 0645-​07:45SD23   
  Collared Dove1 PresentSD303320   
  Oystercatcher12 PresentSD303320   
  Black-​headed Gull20 PresentSD303320   
  Herring Gull35 PresentSD303320   
  Lesser Black-​backed Gull4 PresentSD303320   
  Magpie2 PresentSD303320   
  House Sparrow8 PresentSD303320   
  Harbour Porpoise2 Present -​ Moving NorthSD303320   
  Chiffchaff1 Promenad Gardens (RJS)SD30413224   
 Bank EndYellow Wagtail3   AC  
  Kingfisher1 Sat about 20ft away from where I was sat and stayed for several minutes, superb views.     
  Pied Wagtail19      
  Meadow Pipit21      
 Marton MereWhite Wagtail1 Flew SE from SE field TS  
  Meadow Pipit1 SE field    
  Swallow75+ Over east fields at 10.30    
  Rook75+ Second east field    
  Snipe2 SE over the embankment    
  Kestrel1 Over east fields    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, island reeds    
  Teal2 SE field flood    
  Greylag Goose2 Over SE    
9th September
 Grange ParkRing-​necked Parakeet1+ heard in trees at north side of estate   
 Squires GateYellow Wagtail1 North over AFC Blackpool  RJS  
 Freckleton Naze PointGreat White Egret1 On river edge DS  
  Little Egret60+      
  Common Sandpiper2      
  Black-​tailed Godwit8      
  Golden Plover2      
  Grey Heron8      
 GlassonCurlew Sandpiper2juvfrom bowling green, 3 seen later SD  
 Staining NookLittle Owl1 Barn roof south of Mere View TS  
 Marton MereWater Rail1 Calling, reeds by FBC hide TS  
  Sparrowhawk1fOver north side    
  Linnet11 Wires by barns    
 Herons' ReachLittle Grebe2ad + juvLong west side pool TS  
 StalminePink-​footed Goose26 On grass field, Moss House Farm, Stalmine, in morning mist. RED  
  Raven2 Regular behind farm, feeding round sheep troughs.    
 BlackpoolWheatear1 Along the front Jol  
 Newton MarshSnipe7 Sat out on island AA  
 Cocker's DykeMediterranean Gull1adult  Paul Ellis  
  Golden Plover4      
  Teal9 outflow    
 Lytham MossWhinchat1juvvery clean bird showing well a myo  
  Stonechat1juv mwith whinchat    
  Little Owl2juvsin horse paddock    
  Kestrel2m f     
 Warton MarshMarsh Harrier1   CD  
 WartonCetti's Warbler1 In ditch reeds Lytham Edge. First light. CD  
  Lesser Whitethroat1 In ditch reeds Lytham Edge.    
 Bank EndYellow Wagtail1F  AC  
  Swallow120 Lined up on fence wires    
  Pied Wagtail15      
 Anchorsholme ParkRaven2 Picking through litter on prom DJM  
  Robin2 Northern bushes    
  Woodpigeon2ad, juvNorthern bushes    
  Wren1 Northern bushes    
  Pied Wagtail2 Singles S    
8th September
 Blackpool AirportMeadow Pipit42 South RJS  
  Tree Pipit1 South     
  Swallow8 South    
  House Martin2 South    
 Cocker's DykeSnipe5 flushed by dogs Paul Ellis  
 Pilling LaneLinnet130 saltmarsh off Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Swallow200 sitting on the beach off Beach Road 1048 hrs    
  House Martin20 sitting on the beach off Beach Road 1048 hrs    
  Grey Wagtail1 over east    
  Sparrowhawk1femaleover Beach Road    
  Raven2 circling over Beach Road, then went S    
  Coal Tit1 Beach Road    
  Goldcrest1 plus Beach Road    
 Ramper PotGreenshank1   Paul Ellis  
  Black-​tailed Godwit3      
 Skippool CreekGreenshank1   Paul Ellis  
  Golden Plover128      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
  Common Sandpiper2      
 Skippool CreekCommon Sandpiper3     
  Mediterranean Gull1      
 Blackpool CentralBuzzard1 Circled over east of Sainsbury's at 14.40 TS  
 Staining NookBullfinch1fEast side TS  
  Long-​tailed Tit6 Mere View Lane hedgerow    
 Marton MereLapwing12 Flew north from SE field TS  
  Snipe5 Over east fields    
  Sparrowhawk1fLow over NE field    
  Kestrel1fem/juvHunting east fields    
  Rook100+ SE field to north end of Gipsy Hole Wood    
  Linnet20 Wires south of barn    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe2ad + juvLong west side pool. The 2 that didn't show with 3 ads & 2 juvs on 3 other pools 2 days ago TS  
  Red Admiral4 Waste compound Buddleia    
 Warton BankMerlin1   a myo gw mj  
 SaltcotesBlack-​tailed Godwit40   a myo  
  Marsh Harrier1 fields south of pegs lane    
 Lower BallamWheatear2 1 ballam rd near main dyke 1 brays rd a myo  
  Raven4 near main dyke ballam rd    
 Bank EndYellow Wagtail52 adsOne extremely yellow + 1 slightly less AC et al  
 Marton MereHobby1 Flew quite low NE over east field and behind the barns at 10.40. Viewed from the embankment  TS  
  Pink-​footed Goose110+ 80+ south over east fields, 30 south over the mere    
  Meadow Pipit12 Over south    
 BisphamPink-​footed Goosec50 Due south over Bispham 09:00hrs Guf  
 Knott EndChiffchaff1     
  Coal Tit2      
  Treecreeper1 Coniston Avenue    
7th September
 Skippool CreekLittle Egret46   Paul Slade  
  Black-​tailed Godwit2      
  Golden Plover5      
  Mediterranean Gull1Ad     
  Ringed Plover10      
  House Martin10+      
 Pilling LaneWheatear3     
  House Martin8      
  Pied Wagtail4      
 Cocker's DykeLapwing180     
  Great Black-​backed Gull3      
  Black-​headed Gull700      
  Herring Gull150      
  Stock Dove1      
  Pink-​footed Goose120      
  Greylag Goose18      
 Knott EndWheatear3     
  Little Egret2      
  Herring Gull400      
  Mediterranean Gull22 adults     
  Black-​headed Gull500      
  Pink-​footed Goose15 flew south    
  Whimbrel1 flew west    
 New Ridge FarmSwallow20+ Around the farm. RED  
  Goldfinch24 On wire in farmyard, using the feeders    
 PillingSwallow100+ On wires near Pasture House Farm, Lambs Lane, Pilling RED  
 PreesallPink-​footed Goose17 South over Jubilee Avenue Preesall at 11:00 RED  
  Goldfinch20+ On feeder     
  Common Darter2M, FIn front garden for 2nd day    
  Coal Tit2 On feeder     
 St Annes BeachCommon Tern1 feeding  DN  
  Sandwich Tern1 feeding    
  Wheatear4 feeding on beach    
  Linnet15 in the dunes    
 Glasson BasinMallard121 44 + 77 in Dock John C Wood  
  Tufted Duck23      
  Sedge Warbler1 reeds    
 Glasson MarshMediterranean Gull1 estuary John C Wood  
 Marton MereGreen Sandpiper1 SE field flood TS  
  Snipe2 SE field flood    
  Wheatear4 Barn roof, 17.30-​18.00    
  Whitethroat3juvsEmbankment reeds    
  Cetti's Warbler2 Singing, east end    
  Reed Bunting2 Embankment reeds    
  Long-​tailed Tit5+ NE scrub    
  Song Thrush1 NE scrub    
  Gadwall7 Flew west from the mere    
 Herons' Reach Golf CoursePink-​footed Goose12 Over SW at 18.45 TS  
  Swallow19 Over SW area at 18.45    
 Fairhaven DunesTawny Owl1 KTS Sports field last 4 nights AA  
 Wesham MarshWheatear1   Lee h  
 Wesham MarshWheatear1   Lee h  
 Stanley ParkJay1   RJS  
  Pink-​footed Goose54 South    
  Long-​tailed Tit28 2 separate flocks     
  Grey Wagtail2      
 NorbreckWheatear2   DJM  
  Little Egret1 From E    
  Pink-​footed Goose31 S over sea + another skein heard only    
  Swallow15 S together    
  Meadow Pipit2 S    
 BisphamPink-​footed Goose48 south at 9.40 Jan B  
 Pilling LanePink-​footed Goose320 60 flew low west over beach off Beach Road 0825 hrs. Possibly came off roost at Cocker's Dyke. Several flocks up to 100 over S during day Paul Ellis  
  Coal Tit1 Beach Road    
  Canada Goose32 over SW 1035 hrs    
  Greenshank1 calling over Beach Road after dark    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1mBeach Road     
  Blue Tit4 Beach Road in bird bath together    
 BisphamPink-​footed Goosec80 Flew south  Chris Raby  
 Blackpool Pleasure BeachWheatear2 06:20 On sea wall and down prom towards mirror ballSD30313311J & A Makepeace  
 Pilling LanePink-​footed Goose80 flew south   
 Knott EndGoldcrest1     
  Pink-​footed Goose15 flew south    
 Fairhaven BeachPink-​footed Goose49 far out on sands 07.10SD32IJeff B  
6th September
 AnchorsholmeWheatear3+ Along the front Jol  
 Pilling LaneSnipe2 over Beach Road going south Paul Ellis / Kinta Beaver  
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Beach Road    
  Grey Wagtail1 on roof Beach Road    
 Preesall ParkHouse Martin2     
 Knott EndWhimbrel1 flew over   
 Cold RowMediterranean Gull1adult    
  Black-​headed Gull10      
  Curlew3 flew west    
  Coal Tit1      
 Marton MereLittle Egret1 Flew north over the mere, 19.00 TS  
  Little Grebe1      
  Snipe1 SE field    
  Kestrel1 Over the barns    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing near FBC hide    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe5ad + 2 juvs, ad, ad3 pools. Probably ad + juv on a 4th pool (2 days ago) TS  
  Blackcap1 Hedge, east side of crossing path    
 Lytham QuaysSpoonbill7 far bank DN  
  Little Egret35      
  Pink-​footed Goose263 in from the North in 6 skeins    
  Black-​tailed Godwit2      
  House Martin30      
 MythopWheatear10 5 field west of railway, 5 on old potato field Frank Bird  
 Conder GreenWigeon1 pool John C Wood  
  Little Grebe10 pool    
  Greenshank10 creek    
  Ruff1 creek    
 Bank EndYellow Wagtail3ad m + 2f18.30hrs agree with AC male in stunning plumage close to road. John C Wood  
  Red-​legged Partridge3      
  Little Owl1 Hillam Lane barn    
 FleetwoodChiffchaff1 SIinging mid-​morning in Ullswater Avenue Ken Green  
  Pink-​footed Goosec30 South south over Ullswater Avenue 17.45    
  Swallow2 Over garden mid-​afternoon    
  Meadow Pipit8 Two flocks of 4 south over UllSwater Avenue mid-​morning    
  Swallow2 Over garden mid-​afternoon    
  Meadow Pipit8 Two flocks of 4 south over UllSwater Avenue mid-​morning    
 NorbreckWheatear1   DJM  
 Rossall PointWheatear1   DJM  
  Pink-​footed Goosec60 S    
  Meadow Pipit15+ S    
  Skylark1 S    
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail3 S     
  Swallow9 S    
 NorbreckGuillemot1   DJM  
  Grey Seal1      
  Sparrowhawk2 Singles SE    
  Blue Tit2 N    
  Southern Hawker1      
 Lower BallamWheatear6 4 ballam rd near main dyke 2 brays rd a myo  
 Warton BankMerlin1   a myo gw  
 Bank EndYellow Wagtail2MalesSuper plumage, seen together and close.  AC  
 Marton MereBittern1 Flew from NW corner reeds to central north reeds, calling at 10.20 TS  
 Staining NookWheatear1 Fly catching from fence post, field east of Mere View Lane TS  
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseCetti's Warbler1 Singing from hedge/ditch by path, north of east side of crossing path.  TS  
 Lytham HallPink-​footed Goose60 2 small skeins  Tony King  
  Raven1 Over    
 Knott EndPink-​footed Goose25 flew south at 10:51   
 NorbreckLittle Egret2   DJM  
  Ringed Plover1      
 IngolRing-​necked Parakeet5 Just gone over my house mobbing a Buzzard  Stu Milne  
5th September
 Pilling LaneLittle Egret7     
  Grey Heron1      
  Cormorant2 flew east    
 Cocker's DykeSwift1 flew southeast   
  Little Egret2      
 Knott EndWheatear2     
 Skippool CreekGolden Plover43   Paul Slade  
  Mediterranean Gull22w     
  Common Sandpiper1      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
 Cocker's DykeSwallow350 on wires and flying around Paul Ellis  
 Pilling LaneGrey Wagtail1 over Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Coal Tit1 Beach Road    
  Sparrowhawk1femaleBeach Road    
  Great Spotted Woodpecker1 Beach Road    
 Marton MereSnipe8 SE field flood TS  
  Buzzard1 Over east fields    
  Kestrel2 Over SE field    
  Greylag Goose55+ Mere    
  Cetti's Warbler1 Singing, embankment reeds    
  Swallow60+ South over the mere/east fields, 10.00-​10.40    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe4ad + 2 juvs, ad2 west side pools  TS  
  Mute Swan3m, f + juvCentral pool    
 Wesham MarshMarsh Harrier1   a myo lee h  
  Barn Owl1      
  Noctule Bat2      
 CockersandRinged Plover202 Abbey roost  RJS, JP  
  Golden Plover17      
  Stock Dove8      
 Hackensall HallLittle Egret20+ Roosting around edges of lake in shrubs.  DB  
 Freckleton MarshMerlin1femaleon salt marsh FW  
  Little Egret1      
  Pied Wagtail1      
  Sand Martin1      
  Long-​tailed Tit4      
 Bank EndYellow Wagtail2F  AC  
  White Wagtail7      
  Pied Wagtail33      
 SaltcotesRuff3   RJS  
  Black-​tailed Godwit16      
  Little Egret1      
 FulwoodTawny Owl1juvenile02-​36hrs, a young bird calling loudly from the roof of the bungalow next to the Harris Park.   
 Knott EndGrey Wagtail2 flew over   
  Grey Heron1      
4th September
 Cocker's DykeGrey Plover8   Paul Ellis  
  Ringed Plover18      
  Whimbrel1 over beach calling    
  Shelduck51 ad, 4 juvs     
  Little Egret2      
  Grey Heron1 beach at outflow    
  Pied Wagtail25 fields between here and Beach Road    
  Raven3 over, then flew south    
 Skippool CreekRuff1juv  Paul Slade  
  Golden Plover38      
  Common Sandpiper2      
  Mediterranean Gull1Ad     
 Ramper PotCurlew Sandpiper1juv  Paul Slade  
  Ringed Plover4      
  Black-​tailed Godwit1      
 Lytham MossGrey Heron2   DN  
  Red-​legged Partridge3      
  Stonechat6 family group    
  Reed Bunting1      
 Fairhaven DunesTree Pipit5 South overhead calling. DS  
  Meadow Pipit10+      
  Swallow40+ South    
  House Martin15+      
 Marton MerePeregrine1 Top of dyke pylon. Flew off over SE field almost to west side, then returned to the pylon  TS  
  Greenshank1 Flew north from SE field flood    
  Snipe9 SE field flood    
  Lapwing1 SE field flood    
  Linnet5 Over east field    
  Starling2000+ East field wires at 19.25    
  Greylag Goose71 On the mere    
  Common Blue butterfly1fNorth side    
 Hackensall HallMediterranean Gull22 adultsflew north   
  Long-​tailed Tit2      
  Stock Dove1      
 Knott EndSparrowhawk2     
  Pied Wagtail5      
  Grey Wagtail2 flew over    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe4ad + juv, ad, ad3 west side pools TS  
 North Blackpool Pond TrailRing-​necked Parakeet1 Vocally flying over houses  TP  
 PillingStock Dove8 2 pr with 4 young. Pasture House Farm, Pilling. RED  
 Eagland HillBarn Owl5m, f, juv.Fledged young, New Lane, Pilling. RED  
  Swallow6 1pr, with 4 young New Lane, Pilling.    
  Stock Dove4 1 pr with 2 young    
 New Ridge FarmSwallow12 2 pr with 8 young, New Ridge farm, Pilling. RED  
  Collared Dove66 On poultry pens Ridge Farm, Pilling.    
 Fluke Hall LaneHouse Martin6+ 2 pr feeding young in 2 nestsSandfield Cottage, Pilling. RED  
  Speckled Wood9      
 Poulton-le-FyldeLittle Grebe21 ad, 1 juvValiants farm. Finally confirmed breeding here.SD357382Barry Dyson  
 Bank EndYellow Wagtail6Ad M, 3 F + 2 juve 1st adult male of the Autumn  AC  
  unidentified Pied Wagtail or White Wagtail23      
 Rossall PointGoldcrest1 Gorse bush NE corner of gold course by car park DJM  
  Speckled Wood1 S along edge of golf course    
  Red Admiral1 S along edge of golf course    
  Large White3      
  Small White5      
 ThorntonGrey Wagtail1 Red Marsh Ind Est Paul Slade  
3rd September
 Pilling Lane EndsLittle Egret25+ Flew into roost at Lane Ends Amenity Area Pilling. between 19:45 and 20:10 RED  
 FulwoodGreylag Goose30 A flight of around 30 odd Greylag Geese flew over the Harris Park, at treetop height around 20-​30hrs. The birds were calling loudly, as they headed west over the A6 and it contained one completely white bird. jim Clift  
 FortonMute Swan7f, 6 juvsOn Lancaster canalSD481508Barry Dyson  
  Chiffchaff1  SD478512   
 Little CrimblesRaven2 over Barry Dyson  
  Mute Swan2m&f SD465504   
  Kestrel1m SD470505   
 Ramper PotLittle Stint1 still this evening with a few dunlin and ring plovers FB,SD  
 Wesham MarshBarn Owl3 hunting mostly north side of marsh a myo  
  Noctule Bat6      
 Blackpool AirportMeadow Pipit21 South RJS  
  Tree Pipit1 South    
  Grey Wagtail2 South    
  Wheatear4 Grounded West end     
 Staining NookBullfinch3 watch 08:30 -​ 09:30 Frank Bird  
  Lesser Whitethroat1      
  Chiffchaff4 one singing    
  Long-​tailed Tit18      
  Cetti's Warbler2      
  Tawny Owl1      
 Marton MereGreylag Goose15   TS  
  Tufted Duck18      
  Snipe7 SE field flood    
  Linnet30+ Over east fields    
  Buzzard1 Over Gipsy Hole Wood    
  Sparrowhawk1fOver NE area    
  Song Thrush1 Near Mere View    
  Long-​tailed Tit12 Embankment Hawthorns    
  Willow Warbler1 NC scrub    
  Swallow23 Wires south of barn    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseGreat Spotted Woodpecker1 Over NW end TS  
  House Martin1 Over SW area    
  Swallow10+ Over SW area    
  Little Grebe1adWest side pool    
 SaltcotesLittle Egret1 main pool DN  
  Grey Heron2      
  Shoveler2femalesmain pool    
  Mallard6 main pool    
  Buzzard2 soaring birds    
  Moorhen4 main drain    
  Ruff5 side of main pool    
  House Martin6      
  Yellow Wagtail1maleside of main pool    
  Chiffchaff1 calling    
  Long-​tailed Tit6 in hedgerow    
 Marton MereBlackcap1maleNW corner Ellen Pemberton  
  Cetti's Warbler2 NW platform    
  Long-​tailed Tit8+ in trees by NW platform    
  Great Crested Grebe1      
 MartonNuthatch1 calling, South Park Drive 08.50 Ellen Pemberton  
 Cocker's DykeGrey Plover7 high tide Paul Ellis  
 Pilling LaneLittle Tern2adultsflew west along tideline at high tide 1325 hrs. Seen again fishing offshore at 1354 hrs Paul Ellis  
  Chiffchaff1 Beach Road    
  Wheatear1 sea wall    
  Greylag Goose35 flew over east    
 Ramper PotRinged Plover12   Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
 Wardley's CreekCurlew Sandpiper2juvs  Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Ringed Plover6      
  Black-​tailed Godwit5      
  Meadow Pipit1      
  Raven1 over west    
  Mediterranean Gull3adultsone white ringed    
 Shard BridgeSnipe1   Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
 Skippool CreekGreen Woodpecker1juvflew SW over Breck Road-​ Amonderness Way Stn at 0850 hrs Paul Ellis / Paul Slade  
  Golden Plover72      
  Snipe1 over    
  Mediterranean Gull1adgreen ringed    
 Anchorsholme ParkRobin1 N side bushes DJM  
  House Sparrowc15 N side bushes    
  Swallow2 SE    
  Little Grebe1 S over beach    
2nd September
 Cockerham Moss EdgeBarn Owl2m, fNear Gulf Farm, Cockerham, RED  
  Stock Dove4      
 StalmineBarn Owl6 1 pr with 4 young Carr End, Stalmine. RED  
 Ramper PotLittle Stint1juv  Paul Slade  
 Skippool CreekGreen Woodpecker1juv femaleBriefly along entrance road 07.28 then perched and photographed in trees next to creek Paul Slade  
 Cocker's DykeSandwich Tern3 on beach with gulls Paul Ellis  
  Great Black-​backed Gull21      
  Ringed Plover2      
  Golden Plover10      
 Pilling LaneChiffchaff1 Beach Road Paul Ellis  
  Eider2 on sea off Beach Road at high tide    
  Grey Wagtail1 garden pond Beach Road    
  Wheatear1 sea wall    
 Ramper PotLittle Stint1juv  Paul Ellis  
  Coal Tit2      
 MythopGreenshank1 dyke flood   
 Fleetwood PromenadeTree Pipit2 over   
  Lesser Redpoll1 presumed Lesser over    
  Grey Wagtail2 over    
 Wesham MarshBarn Owl3 possibly young from this year a myo  
  Roe Deer1      
 Marton MereCormorant1   TS  
  Tufted Duck15      
  Snipe3 Over the mere and flew east    
  Swallow40+ East of the barns at 18.30    
 Herons' Reach Golf CourseLittle Grebe1adWest side pool TS  
  Cormorant2 2 west side pools    
 MythopTeal160 dyke flood Frank Bird  
  Peregrine1 over east 08:30