30.10.12. Birdlog

30.10.12. Birdlog (sightings from 07.30 – 11.30):

No 6 tank:  2 Wigeon, 38 Shoveler, c500 Teal, 9 Pochard, 1m Goldeneye, 350 Golden Plover, 1410 Dunlin (over high tide), 3 Knot, 4 Ruff, 5 Redshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 17 Pied Wagtail..

No.4 tank: 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Brambling over with a few Chaffinch, 1 Lesser Redpoll.

Marsh Farm: 2 Stonechat (pair), 52 Skylark, 8 Ravens

Weaver Bend: 11 Little Grebe, 7 Goldeneye

Marsh Lane: 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Redwing, 1 Fieldfare over paddocks.

Observers: Greg Baker, Arthur Harrison

35 Pink-footed Goose flying east over Runcorn and within sight of Frodsham Marsh (WSM).