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Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo Stanley Park Blackpool484 viewsThe park attracts good numbers of Cormorants and can be seen at the lake fishing & sunning themselves on the wooden posts.
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American Mink484 viewsIn spring 2007 I was stood photographing the Grey Herons, when suddenly the whole Heronry went wild, making a real racket, it was soon clear what had agitated them when this Mink appeared from the undergrowth & quietly slipped into the water & swam away. It was a fantastic sighting & they're a beautiful animal, what a shame they're such a menace.
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Brown Rat Rattus norvegicus Stanley Park Blackpool471 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Kingfisher470 viewsmy only Kingfisher sighting at Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Blackcap - Sylvia atricapilla469 viewsmy 1st Blackcap of 2012 seen @ Stanley Park, Blackpool on 14/04/2012
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Firecrest436 viewsFirecrest photographed @ Stanley park Blackpool © Cliff Raby
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Great crested Grebe432 viewsAn adult busily catching fry (in this case a tiny Pike) to feed to it's' young
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Great Crested Grebes displaying - Podiceps cristatus430 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Sparrowhawk427 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool © Cliff Raby
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Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea425 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Nuthatch - Sitta europaea403 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Great Crested Grebe400 viewswith a small Perch to feed to it's young
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Nuthatch399 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool © Cliff Raby
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Goldcrest Regulus regulus Stanley Park Blackpool392 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool © Cliff Raby
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Nuthatch - Sitta europaea390 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Great Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos major Stanley Park Blackpool389 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea387 viewsphotographed flying in with nesting material @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea386 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea385 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea381 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea381 viewsStanley Park during a downpour
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Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea379 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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American Mink Mustela vison Stanley Park Blackpool377 viewsIn spring 2007 I was stood photographing the Grey Herons, when suddenly the whole Heronry went wild, making a real racket, it was soon clear what had agitated them when this Mink appeared from the undergrowth & quietly slipped into the water & swam away. It was a fantastic sighting & they're a beautiful animal, what a shame they're such a menace.
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Firecrest376 viewsFirecrest photographed @ Stanley park Blackpool © Cliff Raby
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Firecrest375 viewsphotographed @ Stanley park Blackpool
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Firecrest Regulus ignicapilla Stanley park Blackpool373 viewsFirecrest photographed @ Stanley park Blackpool © Cliff Raby
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Kingfisher Alcedo atthis Stanley Park Blackpool334 viewsMy only Kingfisher sighting at Stanley Park was a quick flyby by this bird.
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Brown Rat330 viewsThe park, somewhat worryingly, had a thriving population of rats up until 2007. They had a series of tunnels at one corner of the lake where it was believed they were breeding. In 2007 the Council destroyed their tunnels & poisoned the rats & I've not seen one since.
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Mallard324 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Goldcrest317 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Goldcrest316 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Blackcap315 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Coot305 viewsDoing a bit of nest building & looking like it's buitten off more than it can chew.
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Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea304 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Blackcap Sylvia atricapilla Stanley Park Blackpool301 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea281 viewsphotographed flying in with nesting material @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Grey Heron - Ardea cinerea271 viewsphotographed flying in with nesting material @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Coot260 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Cormorant254 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Coot245 viewsjust a young 'un, only a mother could love them.
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Red-eared Terrapins244 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Red-eared Terrapin244 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Red-eared Terrapins Trechemys scripta elegans Stanley Park Blackpool241 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Blackcap239 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Grey Squirrel Sciurus carolinensis Stanley Park Blackpool229 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Great Crested Grebes - Podiceps cristatus228 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Red-eared Terrapins228 views(A hideously over exposed photo) I photographed 8 of these things back in April 2006, & 3 years on here's another 6 of them in the same place, with 2 more further around the lake. It would seem the Park's population of these alien intruders is still thriving. I hope they don't have any negative impact on the Parks indigenous residents.
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Grey Squirrel227 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Great Crested Grebe with young226 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Grey Squirrel226 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Grey Squirrel223 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Sparrowhawk223 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool © Cliff Raby
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Coot - Fulica atra222 viewsphotographed gathering nesting material @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Great Crested Grebes - Podiceps cristatus219 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Red-eared Terrapin219 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Sparrowhawk216 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool © Cliff Raby
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Mallard ducklings215 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Mallard ducklings215 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Red-eared Terrapin215 viewsRed Eared Terrapins are not a natural species in the UK. They have become common in most areas due to widespread release of imported pets by the public once it is realised that terrapins in captivity need a lot of care, as they can live to over 40 years. They have a strong bite resulting in injuries that should be seen by medical staff as soon as possible as they may carry some diseases. They are not thought to be breeding in the U.K. as the mean summer temperature is too low, however there is some possibility that if temperatures rise by a few degrees breeding could start. Note:- Recent news from a reptile specialist in the south (near Southampton) is that terrapin nests and eggs were found last year but no hatchlings were found.
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Red-eared Terrapins215 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Mallard ducklings214 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Wren214 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Wren214 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Mallard - Anas platyrhynchos213 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Firecrest212 viewsphotographed @ Stanley park Blackpool
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Great Crested Grebe with Perch212 viewsI was lucky enough to photograph this Grebe catching & swallowing a Perch @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Grey Herons210 viewsTwo juvenile birds stood to attention at the nest.
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Grey Heron210 viewsDuring the breeding season the adult Grey Herons are constantly flying in & out of the heronry making running repairs to their nests.
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Red-eared Terrapin209 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park Blackpool
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Goldcrest Regulus regulus Stanley Park Blackpool208 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Firecrest207 viewsphotographed @ Stanley park Blackpool
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Wren207 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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Wren - troglodytes troglodytes207 viewsphotographed @ Stanley Park, Blackpool
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