17.02.13. Birdlog

17.02.13. Birdlog

A fine male Hen Harrier was hunting the rough grass pastures and reedy areas of both No 3 and N 6 tank this morning. The latter site also had a male Ruff.

Observer: Frank Duff.

Frodsham Score: Again the Great White Egret joined 3 Little Egret, 20 Whooper Swan and 25 Pink-footed Goose in one flock (probably more). A Peregrine patrolled the area. Along the west side of No.4 tank were 3 Green Sandpiper. Also present there  50 Pied and 3 Grey Wagtail, 100+ Linnet flock feeding by the recent dredging of the gutter and 20+ Long-tailed Tit by Spring Farm all made for a fine spring birding day.

Observer: Brian Rimmer.

Below a picture of one of many Ravens present on the marsh.

Image by Stuart Maddocks.

06.02.13. Raven, Frodsham Marsh. Stuart Maddocks.

5  Waxwing were in trees, between Picow Farm Road, (Runcorn) domestic tip and Norbet Dentressangle offices at 16.50.

Observer: WSM