15.07.13. Birdlog

15.07.13. Birdlog

An evening with the marsh to watch birds until dusk all to myself.

15.07.13. Ruddy Duck, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton.

34 Cormorant, 100 Common Shelduck, 67 Common Teal, 16 Common Pochard, 7 Tufted Duck, 12 Gadwall, 30 Mallard. A pair of Ruddy Duck were at a location nearby.

Roosting waders included 17 Curlew, 11 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Little and 12 Common Ringed Plover

The male Marsh Harrier came through being a mere shadow of its former pristine self from earlier in the summer.

Other sightings included a Yellow Wagtail flying over.

Observer and image: WSM.