26.04.13. Birdlog

26.04.13. Birdlog

26.04.13. Wheatear (male), Lordship Marsh, frodsham Marsh. Heather Wilde.

26.04.13. Common Shelduck, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton.

7 ‘summer’ Golden Plover and 40 Wheatear on No 3 tank was a bit of a surprise along with 2 Whinchat perching on the¬†convenient dung piles in the short grazed grass.¬†Nearby on No 6 tank 53 Common Shelduck and 10 Pied Wagtail had with them 4 White Wagtail.

The ploughed field behind the model aircraft flying field along Lordship Lane had an additional 14 Wheatear with some chunky ‘Greenland’ forms present and a single Yellow Wagtail. 130 Common Shelduck and 4 Whimbrel were notable.

Observer: WSM.

An additional 20 Wheatear in the ploughed field west of the model aircraft field bringing the evening total to a minimum of 74 birds.
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Also the male Marsh Harrier popped up briefly.
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Another fabulous evening.
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Observers: Heather & Harley Wilde