Sunset over Hale lighthouse this evening. Images by WSM
A snow storm edging in from the east over Hale Head this evening.
40 Mute Swan in field by Rake Lane with 50 Curlew but no Whooper Swans. 2 Green Sandpiper flushed out of Holpool Gutter to the west of No.4 tank plus 3 Little Egret in fields west of the gutter. On Frodsham Score were 60 Pink-footed Goose,1 Barnacle,1 Greylag, 3000+ Dunlin and 30 Grey Plover.
Lordship Marsh: 5 Brambling with large Chaffinch flock,12 Fieldfare, 2 Jay. 65 Black-tailed Godwit roosting on No.6 tank.
Observer: Brian Rimmer
A Woodcock over Rake Lane was notable.
Observer: Guido D’Isidoro
The (sub-adult male) Hen Harrier and 6 Common Buzzard were over No 6 tank, where a Water Rail was calling and nearby 12 Ravens were about.
Observers: Arthur Harrison and Colin Butler
A Chiffchaff and immature male Stonechat were along the track south of No 4 tank.
Observer and image: Colin Butler