22.02.13. Birdlog

22.02.13. Birdlog

22.02.13. Sheep with lambs, No 2 tank, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton.

Perhaps not the most flattering image of a young mother with her lambs.
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No 6 Tank: 2 Avocet, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 15 Redshank, 1 Snipe, 61 Shelduck, 300 Teal, 34 Wigeon, 2 Pintail, 9 Shoveler, 32 Tufted Duck.
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No 5 Tank: 320 Golden Plover, 47 Curlew, 4 Buzzards including 1 striking pale morph individual.
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Frodsham Score/Ince Marshes: 1 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, 17 Whooper Swan, 1 Peregrine, 15 Raven.
22.02.13. Canada & Barnacle Geese, No 1 tank, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton.
.Barnacle with Canada Geese on No 1 tank.
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Weaver Bend and Estuary: 4 Barnacle Geese (also on No1 Tank), 360 Canada Geese, 56 Shelduck, 104 Tufted Duck, 4 Pochard, 26 Goldeneye, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Little Grebe, 6 Oystercatcher.
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Elsewhere: 120 Goldfinch in north-west corner of No 4 Tank, c50 Stock Doves in fields west of No 4 Tank and 20 Chaffinch on No 3 Tank.
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Observer: Greg Baker.
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22.02.13. Starling flock on no 2 tank, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton
400 Canada and 4 Barnacle Goose and a fine male Marsh Harrier hunting the north banks of No 1 tank towards dusk.
No 2 tank: 5000 Starlings feeding with a mixed flock of Golden Plovers and Lapwings. 50 Fieldfare were joining up with the plovers to feed on No 5 tank.
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Observers: Sparky & WSM (and images).

22.02.13. Waxwings in Runcorn (& Widnes)

9 Waxwing again in trees along Festival Way.

Observer: WSM

15 Waxwing in garden at Westfield Road were drinking from pond and eating next door’s berries.

Observer: Colin Butler.

75 Waxwing on the east side of Barrow’s Green Lane c.80m north of the Weates Close junction, Widnes.

c/o Richard Smith.