The edging tide filling the gutters on Frodsham Score. Image WSM
High tide on Frodsham Score saw 51 Pink-footed Goose with c 350 Canada Goose. c 400 Wigeon, 300 Common Teal, 48 Common Shelduck and a couple of Gadwall. On the wader front 21 Grey Plover, 350 Dunlin, 7 Oystercatcher, 200 Curlew and 3 Redshank were a little under par.
Holpool Gutter and fields west of No 4 tank: 2 Little Egret and an unspecified number of Black-tailed Godwit.
Observer: Guy Groves
No 6 tank: 350 Common Teal, 20 Wigeon, 10 Cormorant, Ruff and 3 Avocet.
I found quite a few of these Buzzard pellets ( opposite image) below the mast on No 4 tank.
Also present on and over No 6 tank and No 4 tank was a male Hen Harrier and male Marsh Harrier.
9 Avocet on the Weaver Bend.
Observer: Gary Powell
Male Marsh Harrier and sub-adult Hen Harrier (below images by Darren Endersby)
32 Tufted Duck and 2 Gadwall on the Pumping Station Pool.
5 different Chiffchaff on No 6 tank and an immature Stonechat on No 4 tank. Also c 100 Meadow pipit in flooded meadow field west of Marsh Lane (marsh side) motorway bridge.
Observers: Stuart Maddocks, WSM.