28.04.13. Birdlog

28.04.13. Birdlog

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Hybrid Ruddy Shelduck X Common Shelduck in ploughed field behind model aircraft flying site (Lordship lane). A Common Sandpiper and 6 Swift on and over No 6 tank.

Observer: Frank Duff.

28.04.13. Wheatear, frodsham Marsh. Paul Crawley

Wheatear on Lordship Marsh and 8 Swift over No 3 tank. A female Marsh Harrier flew over No 5 tank then over No 6 tank. 52 Common Shelduck on field south of airfield and male Marsh Harrier bouncing around everywhere.

28.04.13. Greylag and goslings, no 2 tank, frodsham Marsh

The 6 Greylag Goose goslings are still going strong on pool area by the farm.

Observer and images: Paul Crawley.

A Cetti’s Warbler singing close to the Bailey bridge was again notable like it’s observer, Mark Wotham.

Welcome to our British Summer! Yesterday morning we had some warm(ish) sunshine but it was quickly replaced by rain followed by hail stone and then the wind got up. Today cold, wet and completely miserable weather by tea time so I made my excuses and called in at the marsh for a spot of bird… 

28.04.13. Cuckoo, No 5 tank, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton.

…spotting where I saw 2 Avocet joining the Common Shelduck on No 6 tank and then a Cuckoo was leap frogging the fence as I attempted to get a record shot with my camera (above image). One of the immature female Marsh Harrier flew into roost at dusk.

Observer: WSM.

1 thought on “28.04.13. Birdlog

  1. Good quick capture of the Cuckoo, have not heard one or seen one yet, so fingers crossed for future visits


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