Visit to Hesketh Outmarsh – 18th January 2022

By | February 7, 2022

Five members of the group enjoyed our first outing of 2022 to the RSPB site at Hesketh Outmarsh.  It was a beautiful bright frosty Winter morning with occasional misty patches but mostly clear views over the marsh and across the Ribble Estuary. A total of 26 species were recorded.

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Species Number Seen Comment
Blackbird 1  
Black-headed Gull Many  
Black-tailed Godwit Several  
Brent Goose 9 Dark bellied
Canada Goose Several  
Carrion Crow Several  
Cormorant 1  
Curlew Heard only  
Goosander A few  
Great Black-backed Gull 2  
Grey Heron 2  
Herring Gull 1  
Jackdaw Several  
Lapwing Hundreds  
Little Egret Several  
Mallard Many  
Meadow Pipit Several  
Pink-footed Goose Hundreds  
Redshank Several  
Shelduck Many  
Teal Many  
Tufted Duck A few  
Unidentified Wader Several  
Whooper Swan 4  
Wigeon Many  
Woodpigeon Several


Last Updated on February 7, 2022