14.08.13. Birdlog

14.08.13. Birdlog

11am Р5pm. No 6 tank: 16 Dunlin with Lapwings. Male and female Marsh Harrier (food pass, male dropping prey for female to catch). Also Raven, Kestrel, Common Buzzard, and Little Grebe pair  with young on small pool.

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Hundreds of Swallow, House and Sand Martin over No 2 tank, just 5 Swift seen during the day.

River Weaver: 5 Little Grebe also on river. 2 Common Sandpiper.

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Weaver bend: 17 Redshank, 1 Ringed and 1 juvenile Little Ringed Plover, also 2 Common Sandpiper there.

Then the rain came !

Observer: Sean O’Hara.