08.05.13. Birdlog

08.05.13. Birdlog

08.05.13. Whimbrel, Frodsham Marsh. Paul Crawley (2)

Despite poor forecast the marsh was quite good today. Whimbrel on sowed field east of model airfield.
08.05.13. Grey Heron, Frodsham Marsh. Paul Crawley (2)
A Grey heron with a Tench skewered on its dagger bill.
Weaver Bend had Ringed Plover calling and No 6 tank had a couple of Little Ringed Plover. Hirundines were plentyful with Swallow and House Martin present. 30 Common Swift.
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08.05.13. Common Whitethroat, Frodsham Marsh. Paul Crawley (2)
Peregrine on Lordship Marsh eating a fresh kill with Magpie and Carrion Crow pestering it enough for the poor beast to leave post-haste. Both male and female Marsh Harrier over No.4 tank.
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2 male and a single female Whinchat on Lordship lane. 

Large flock of Linnets on No.1 tank and several Whitethroat.

Observers: Paul Crawley (images), Frank Duff, WSM.

A walk from Spring Farm to the Weaver Bend produced 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Raven, 10 Common Whitethroat,10 Sedge Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff-all singing. Also a single Long-tailed Tit at Spring Farm, .

Observer: Brian Rimmer.