01.07.13. Birdlog

01.07.13. Birdlog

01.07.13. Black-tailed Godwits, No 6 tank, frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton.

45 Common Shelduck, 20 Common Teal, 3 male Common Pochard, 21 Tufted Duck and 21 Gadwall all in varying stages of summer moult, 200 Icelandic Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Redshank graced No 6 tank and a male Marsh Harrier was ranging widely. 700 Swift over the marsh.

Passerines were still belting out their songs with Reed, Sedge, Chiffchaff, Goldfinches and Skylark adding a flavour of summer song. Also  noted a female Yellow Wagtail.

Observer: WSM.

2 Yellow Wagtail and a singing Grasshopper Warbler along Moorditch Lane.

Observer: Mark Hyland.