3 Great Crested Grebe on the Weaver Bend, 10 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plover, 4 Oystercatcher, Avocet, Greenshank on No 6 tank, Whimbrels on Lordship Marsh and off Frodsham Score, male Marsh Harrier and a Grasshopper Warbler (pictured) along Lordship Lane.
The first Orangetip Butterfly of the year on the marsh.
Observers: Frank Duff, Paul Crawley.
In a walk from Helsby Spring Farm to No 6 tank via Lordship Marsh the following were noted: 7 Whitethroat, 5 Sedge Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Reed Warbler, 3 Blackcap-all singing plus 8 Mutes and 100+ Tufted Duck No 6 tank.
Observer: Brian Rimmer.
No 6 tank. Image by WSM.