04.03.13. Birdlog

04.03.13. Birdlog

04.03.13. Ewe and lamb on Lordship Marsh, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

A cute lamb with ewe in stubble field by the track to No 6 tank..

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41 Cormorant roosting up on what is left of the dead trees at the eastern corner of No 6 tank along with a nesting Grey Heron. Duck numbers were again healthy with 36 Wigeon, 9 Common Pochard, 18 Tufted Duck, 12 Shoveler and 210 Common Teal.

An Avocet  roosting up to its belly in water found a safe refuge also on No 6 tank.

04.03.13. No 6 tank, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton (2)

The 1st winter male Hen Harrier was watched briefly before crashing into the reedbed to roost. 21 Ravens were present on No 3 tank and Frodsham Score.

An immature female Stonechat was flicking about the reedbed on No 6 tank.

3,400 (ish) Starlings heading to Runcorn Bridge to roost at dusk.

Observer and images: WSM

Additionally Stuart Maddocks photographed a male Hen harrier over Holpool Gutter (see next post).

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