27.08.13. Birdlog

27.08.13. Birdlog

15.02.13. Little Egret, Frodsham Marsh. Stuart Maddocks (3)Holpool Gutter to Frodsham Score; 2 Green Sandpiper and female Wigeon along the gutter. While the score had Little Egret and male Marsh Harrier.

Observer: Frank Duff.

Image: Stuart Maddocks.

An evening watch overlooking the exposed mudflats of No 6 tank was well rewarding with 7 juvenile and 2 adult Curlew Sandpiper, 4 adult Little Stint, 50 Dunlin, 154 Ringed Plover and 5 Ruff. During the course of the evening a femaleĀ Ruddy Shelduck joined up with the Common Shelduck present there.

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27.08.13.Marbled Duck, No 6 tank, frodsham Marsh

Other species worthy of attention were 3 Pochard, 43 Tufted Duck, 540 Common Teal, Marbled Duck and a single Black-necked Grebe.

A male Sparrowhawk and a female Marsh Harrier gave fine views.

Observers: Paul Crawley, Nigel Case, Barry Jacks, WSM.