24.04.13. Birdlog

24.04.13. Birdlog

Whinchat, April 2013, Frodsham Marsh. Stuart Maddocks

A female Marsh Harrier over Number 6 Tank and a single Whinchat on Weaver Bend causeway.

Observers: Andy and Mike Warner.

3 male Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, Sedge Warbler on walk out to the Weaver Bend at 3.00pm.
1 Wheatear on No 5 tank and 1 Whitethroat singing by path between No 5 and No 6 tank.
1 male Marsh Harrier hunting over reedbed no 6 tank then went over far end where joined by female both hunting over reedbeds

6 Whimbrel on No 6 tank at about 4.30pm, 20 Curlew on fields near Lordship Lane.
2 summer Mediterranean Gull feeding in with flock of Black-headed and Common Gull in ploughed field just behind model plane club at 6 pm.

Observer: Sean O’Hara.

Image by Stuart Maddocks.