20.01.13. Birdlog

20.01.13. Birdlog

19.01.13. Skylarks over stubble field, Lordship Marsh, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton.

Short-eared Owl (5 reported) hunting along the south banks of No 6 tank soon moved out towards the estuary. Lordship Marsh stubble fields held a similar collection from yesterday with an increase in the numbers of Skylark to a flock of 200. Also present were 25 Brambling, 300 Chaffinch, 100 Linnet (in three flocks) and 2 Yellowhammer. A huge flock of 1000 Wood Pigeons and a relative high of 3 Jay.

The Weaver Bend: 8 Goldeneye and 4 Pintail.

Observer: Frank Duff, Guido D’Isidoro.

19.01.13. Mixed finch flock, Lordship Marsh, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton.

Mixed finch flock in willow tree alongside track to the north of Lordship Marsh. This is the site and banks where the Shorties have been seen

19.01.13. Mixed finch flock, Lordship Marsh, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton.9 Brambling in with Chafinches and the odd Reed Bunting. All images by WSM.

9.15am: Lone Waxwing on track to No 6 tank viewing spot, looking for none existant berries. Flew off towards Marsh Lane area. Teal sitting out their time on the frozen tank.

Observer: David Kennedy.