09.03.13. Birdlog WeBS Count
10 Cormorant, 16 Common Pochard, Pintail (male & female) , 31 Tufted Duck, 26 Common Shelduck 13 Wigeon, 43 Mallard, 350 Common Teal, 1 Avocet, 34 Dunlin, 12 Ringed Plover (2 pairs in display) and two pairs of Water Rail calling from the reeds.
Observers: Frank Duff, WSM.
A Chiffchaff on the western banks of No 5 tank. The Raven total is increasing with c 30 birds present on both No 5 tank and the score.
500 Golden Plovers included 4 birds acquiring summer plumage.
2 Oystercatcher and 14 Tufted Duck at the Pumping Station pool. A 2nd summer male Marsh Harrier flew over then moved off to No 4 tank soon after.
Frodsham Score: 4 Little Egret, 70 Pink-footed Goose, 560 Canada Goose, 400 Wigeon, 120 Common Shelduck.