23.05.13. Birdlog

23.05.13. Birdlog

23.05.13.Brown Hare, Frodsham Marsh. Paul Crawley.. Brown Hare is quite a rarity on the marsh and can sometimes be seen hunched up low in one of the fields along Lordship Lane. Image by Paul Crawley.

1 Wheatear on the dung heaps on No 1 tank, Marsh Harrier hunting on No 6 tank and a Yellow Wagtail flying off No 6 towards No 3 tank. The only other interest was a Hare on one of the ploughed fields.

Observer and images: Paul Crawley.

23.05.13. Marsh Harrier (male), Frodsham Marsh. Paul Crawley..
The male harrier hunting the marsh this evening.
23.05.13. Pied Wagtail, Frodsham Marsh
A very busy Pied Wagtail collecting grubs at Ince end of Lordship Lane. The Peregrine was again present over the marsh. Common Shelduck and Lapwings in fields to rear of No 4 tank. A Linnet collecting grubs at rear GrowHow and Skylarks in full voice in the GrowHow Berth Field.
Observer and image: Stuart Maddocks.
The Weaver Bend and estuary saw a wild and blustery evening with watery eyes blurring the vision but nevertheless, 150 Common Shelduck, 60 Tufted Duck, 4 Gadwall with Swallow, House, Sand Martin and Common Swift giving under focusing views. A Grasshopper Warbler singing from Redwall reedbed and a flighty Cuckoo were always interesting additions to the log.
Observer: WSM

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