Mersey Birders

Birding the North West

Useful Information

Arrival and Departure Dates for Summer Migrants

for Lancashire




Species
Earliest
Latest
Garganey
24/02/95
 
Osprey
08/03/97
26/10/99
Little Ringed Plover
12/03/95
15/10/79
Dotterel
29/03/89
 
Whimbrel
11/03/78
06/11/88
Wood Sandpiper
14/04/83
28/10/78
Common Sandpiper
21/03/66
29/10/77
Sandwich Tern
02/03/92
02/12/94
Common Tern
01/04/91
17/11/77
Arctic Tern
01/04/94
02/11/95
Little Tern
13/04/91
23/10/03
Black Tern
11/04/80
12/11/00
Turtle Dove
13/04/80
18/10/92
Cuckoo
23/03/00
29/09/75
Swift
01/04/04
04/12/63
Sand Martin
24/02/90
29/10/72
Swallow
10/03/97
31/12/86
House Martin
17/03/63
31/12/81
Tree Pipit
17/03/57
18/10/67
Yellow Wagtail
24/03/96
11/11/95
Redstart
28/03/68
10/11/82
Whinchat
20/03/76
12/11/79
Wheatear
26/02/03
20/11/98
Ring Ouzel
11/03/99
11/12/00
Grasshopper Warbler
09/04/75
02/10/68
Sedge Warbler
27/03/03
14/11/96
Reed Warbler
07/04/02
14/11/93
Garden Warbler
14/04/93
13/11/95
Lesser Whitethroat
16/04/44
23/11/99
Whitethroat
06/04/65
23/10/90
Wood Warbler
14/04/79
26/09/67
Willow Warbler
18/03/79
18/11/89
Spotted Flycatcher
20/04/85
15/11/79
Pied Flycatcher
12/04/94
03/11/01



Schedule 1 Species

Avocet
Falcon, Gyr
Owl, Barn
Shrike, Red-backed
Bee-eater
Fieldfare
Owl, Snowy
Spoonbill
Bittern
Firecrest
Peregrine
Stilt, Black-winged
Bittern, Little
Garganey
Petrel, Leach's
Stint, Temminck's
Bluethroat
Godwit, Black-tailed
Phalarope, Ren-necked
Swan, Bewick's
Brambling
Goshawk
Plover, Kentish
Stone-curlew
Bunting, Cirl
Grebe, Black-necked
Plover, Little Ringed
Swan, Whooper
Bunting, Lapland
Grebe, Slavonian
Quail, Common
Tern, Black
Bunting, Snow
Greenshank
Redstart, Black
Tern, Little
Buzzard, Honey
Gull, Little
Redwing
Tern, Roseate
Chough
Gull, Mediterranean
Rosefinch, Common
Tit, Bearded
Corncrake
Harriers (all species)
Ruff
Tit, Crested
Crake, Spotted
Heron, Purple
Sandpiper, Green
Treecreeper, Short-toed
Crossbills (all species)
Hobby
Sandpiper, Purple
Warbler, Cetti's
Curlew, Stone
Hoopoe
Sandpiper, Wood
Warbler, Dartford
Divers (all species)
Kingfisher
Scaup
Warbler, Marsh
Dotterel
Kite, Red
Scoter, Common
Warbler, Savi's
Duck, Long-tailed
Merlin
Scoter, Velvet
Whimbrel
Eagle, Golden
Oriole, Golden
Serin
Woodlark
Eagle, White-tailed
Osprey
Shorelark
Wryneck


County Recorders for the North West Region

Cheshire

Tony Broome, 4 Larchwood Drive, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 2NU -01625 540434


Cheshire and Wirral Bird Report- David Cogger, 113 Nantwich Road, Middlewich, Cheshire, CW10 9HD- 01606 832517-e-mail: memsec@cawos.org.

Cumbria

Colin Raven, 18 Seathwaite Road, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 4LX.

Birds and Wildlife in Cumbria- D.Clarke, Tullie House Museum, Castle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA3 8TP. e-mail: David@carlisle-city.gov.uk.


Lancashire

Steve White, 102 Minster Court, Crown Street, Liverpool, L7 3QD. 0151-707-2744.
e-mail: lwildlife@cix.co.uk.

Lancashire Bird Report - Dave Bickerton, 64 Petre Crescent, Rishton, Lancs, BB1 4 RB.
01254 886257 e-mail: bickertond@aol.com.

Greater Manchester

Mrs A Judith Smith, 12 Edge Green Street, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 8SL.
01942 712615, WWW.gmbirds.freeserve.co.uk. e-mail: judith@gmbirds.freeserve.co.uk.

Birds in Greater Manchester - Mrs M McCormick, 91 Sunderland Road, Altrincham, WA14 5JJ. (1976-2000 only, after that reports from the above recorder).

North Wales

Anglesey
Steven Culley, Millhouse, Penmynydd Road, Menai Bridge, Anglesey, LL59 5RT, 01248 713091, e-mail: SteCul10@aol.com.

Caernarfon
John Barnes, Fach Goch, Waunfawr, Caernafon, LL55 4YS, 01286 650362.

Denbighshire
Norman Hallas, 63 Park Avenue, Wrexham, LL12 7AW, 01978290522.

Meironnydd
D.L.Smith, 3 Smithfield Lane, Dolgellau, Gwynedd, Ll40 1BU, 01341 421064.

Bird Reports
Cambrian Bird Report- Rhion Pritchard, Pant Afonig, Hafod Lane, Bangor, Gwynedd, LL57 4BU. e-mail: rhion@pritchardr.freeserve.co.uk.

Clywd Bird Report- Dr Anne Brenchley, Tyr Fannog, 43 Black Brook, Sychdyn, Mold, Flints, CH7 6LT, 01352 750118.

West Wales

Carmarthenshire
Tony Forster, Ffosddu, Salem, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, SA19 7NS. 01558 824237, e-mail: tony-forster@supanet.com.

Isle of Man

Dr Pat Cullen, Troutbeck, Braddan, Isle of Man, IM4 4QA, Home: 01624 623308, Work: 01624 676774, e-mail: bridgeen@mcb.net.


National And Regional Birdlines

National                         To Obtain Information     To Report Info


Bird Information Service          09068 700222        
01263 741140
www.birdingworld.co.uk.
Flightline (Northern Ireland)   028 9146 7408

Regional
Northern Ireland                        028 9146 7408
Scotland                                      09068 700 234      01292 611 994
Wales                                          09068 700 248      01492 544 588
East Anglia                                  09068 700 245     01603 763 388
www.birdnews.co.uk                                           or 08000 830 803
Midlands                                     09068 700 247      01905 754 154
North East                                  09068 700 246      01426 983 963
North West                                 09068 700 249     
South East                                  09068 700 240      07626 933 933
www.southeastbirdnews.co.uk                          or 08000 377 240
South West                                09068 700 241      01426 923 923



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13th Jan 2014

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Photo Equipment Used

The photos on this site are mainly digi-scoped thru a Leica 77 telescope, using a Nikon Coolpix 995 3.4 MP for the older shots and the more recent shots are with a Fujifilm Finepix Z20 10 MP and a Samsung NV9  hand held to the eye-piece.

Also a Canon DSLR 40D with a 28-90 mm, 80-200mm lenses, 350D, Sigma 500mm f4,5 APO EX DG HSM, 7D.

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