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.
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.
Observer & images: WSM