07.08.12. Birdlog

07.08.12. Birdlog.

A Sanderling within the Dunlin and Ringed Plover roost and 2 Marsh Harrier were the only highlights earlier in the day. Good numbers of Chiffchaffs, Reed and Sedge Warblers. A Raven was also noted.

Observer: Frank Duff, Peter Twist

A single Ruddy Shelduck, 100 Curlew and 2 Snipe on No 6 tank. A brief Marsh Harrier  passed through. 3 Raven over Helsby Hill and a large female Peregrine on her traditional resting site atop the blue capped chimney at Weston Point seen from No 6 tank.

Harry Abbott, WSM.

The big female Peregrine sitting (arrowed) atop the Power Station chimney at Weston Point from No 6 tank.

Sunsetting over Frodsham Score with sheep heading off (to count sheep in their dreams) to roost.

Sunsetting in the west from No 6 tank.

All images by WSM.