This is the list (I think) sure Patch will correct it if it is not right
1 black headed gull
4 blue tit
7 canada goose
8 carrion crow
11 collared dove
12 common sandpiper
13 common tern
Down there today lots of commons around at least two flocks of 50+. Eventually found the 2-bars in the larch near the pylons, two males seen with about 20 commons.
Good luck if you go up there tomorrow.
Would agree with you Joe about the Wyre being under watched, and there is the potential for there to be willow tits present - however with the difficulty of a positive id good photographic evidence and potentially song recordings is a must.
Was down there today highlights were good views of a...
Couple of reference calls from a paper by Colin Bradshaw on the identification of Siberian Chiffchaff
comparison of calls are on page 4.
On comparison, perhaps I would lean towards P.c.tristis.
Went down yesterday with highendofthelow.
garden warbler (feeding young)
blue tits and great tits (both feeding young)
buzzard (carrying away its lunch)
3 dippers (good views of 2 and fleeting glimpse of 3rd)
Good views of a male redstart near the fingerpost mentioned by Hughie king. It was singing in a dead birch about 20 yards up from the fingerpost.
Finally a sighting of not 1 but 2 dippers on the brook, (bit like buses I suppose don't see one for ages then 2 come along at once). Good views of...
Had an hour down the brook last evening. Female Goshawk around the bird boxes. Gsw and tree creeper both feeding young. Grey wags on the brook, but no sign of dippers or kingfishers. Wood and garden warbler, chiffchaff and blackcap as well as the normal tits, robins, thrush, etc