13.03.13. Birdlog

13.03.13. Hale Lighthouse at sunset. Bill Morton

Sunset over Hale lighthouse this evening. Images by WSM

13.03.13. Snow storm edging from the east over Hale Head. Bill Morton

A snow storm edging in from the east over Hale Head this evening.

13.03.13. Birdlog

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

13.03.13.  female Stonechat, Frodsham Marsh. Colin Butler

A Chiffchaff and immature male Stonechat were along the track south of No 4 tank.

Observer and image: Colin Butler