26.12.12. Birdlog

26.12.12. Birdlog

Teal, No 6 tank. Frodsham Marsh. WSM.

A brief visit produced the usual selection of duck on No 6 tank including: 30 Wigeon, 120 Mallard, 300 Common Teal, 3 pairs of Pintail, 30 Shoveler, 22 Pochard and 34 Tufted Duck. Also 11 Redshank kept a low profile hiding under the banks.

Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, Kestrel and an adult Peregrine (overhead) were present on the marsh.

Ravens continue to loiter around the north banks of No 5 tank.

Brown-lipped Snail, Frodsham Marsh. WSM.

A Brown-lipped Snail on the road by the motorway bridge to Marsh Lane,

Observers: Sparky, WSM.