26.03.13. Birdlog

26.03.13. Birdlog 25.03.13. Frodsham Hill from Frodsham Marsh. Stuart Maddocks. Frodsham Hill (Overton Hill) from Frodsham Marsh. Image by Stuart Maddocks.

25.03.13. Avocets, no 6 tank, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton.

No 6 tank: 3 Avocet, 446 Common Teal, 36 Wigeon, 21 Tufted Duck, 2 Shoveler, 21 Common Shelduck and 47 Mallard.

A Little Egret in the drainage ditch east of No 6 tank and a Chiffchaff at the end of the lane there. Observer and image: WSM.

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Snapshot of male Marsh Harrier at Frodsham Marsh. 3 (26-03-2013) (5)Snapshot of male Marsh Harrier at Frodsham Marsh. 3 (26-03-2013) (1)Snapshot of male Marsh Harrier at Frodsham Marsh. 3 (26-03-2013) (2)Snapshot of male Marsh Harrier at Frodsham Marsh. 3 (26-03-2013) (4)Snapshot of male Marsh Harrier at Frodsham Marsh. 3 (26-03-2013) (3)

. male Marsh Harrier was quartering the northern banks of No 6 tank and No 5 tank but performing well in the area by the viewing platform .

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Above video grabs of the male Marsh Harrier over No 6 tank this evening (see ‘The Birds of Frodsham Marsh’ facebook page to view the full video). Images by WSM.

Also present were c10 Raven.

Observers: Arthur Harrison, WSM

A Short-eared Owl was hunting along the junction of No 6-5-3 tanks at 5.50 pm.

Observer: Nigel Case.

25.03.13. Barn Owl, Frodsham Marsh. Stuart Maddocks The Barn Owl was again at the horse paddock briefly from 6.10 pm and c 100 Meadow Pipits in water meadow west of Marsh Lane (marsh side) motorway bridge.

Image by Stuart Maddocks.

Observers: Stuart Maddocks, Michael King, WSM 25.03.13. Mute Swans at Rake Lane. Stuart Maddocks. Mute Swans at Rake Lane. Image by Stuart Maddocks. 25.03.13. Curlews over Lordship Marsh. Frodsham Marsh. Stuart Maddocks. Curlews over Lordship Marsh. Frodsham Marsh. Image by Stuart Maddocks.

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