03.08.12. Birdlog

03.08.12. Birdlog.

A probable 1st summer Ring-billed Gull with Commons on No 6 tank at 14.30 hrs. Bird flew from tank out towards the estuary. Check your local Common Gull flocks on or near to the River Mersey.

Observer: Frank Duff.

Evening watch: 2 Ruddy Shelduck, 65 Tufted Duck, 27 Pochard, 9 Teal. 2 Green Sandpiper and 37 Black-tailed Godwit.

Observer: WSM.

Sunburst over the river from No 6 tank. Image by WSM.







See post regarding colour ringed Black-tailed Godwit.

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