27.02.13. Birdlog

27.02.13. Birdlog

20 Whooper Swan with Mutes in fields between Helsby and No 4 tank these birds have been around for a few months now.

Observer: Ken Dummigan.

27.02.13. Common Buzzard, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton.

No 6 tank: 430 Common Teal, 3 male & 1 female Pintail, 34 Wigeon, 17 Shoveler and 12 Tufted Duck. Also present 56 Golden Plover and 76 Lapwing.

A ringtail Hen Harrier (more about this harrier on Friday) was quartering the fields of No 3 tank and being watched over by 6 Common Buzzard. A Sparrowhawk flapped over the reedbeds at sunset.

27.02.13. Chiffchaff, no 6 tank., Frodsham Marsh. Bill MortonThe shy Chiffchaff was again calling from the elder trees along the track on No 6 tank. Nearby over 21 Ravens were about including a flock of 12 over No 6 tank.

Observer & images: WSM