02.09.13. Birdlog

02.09.13. Birdlog

03.09.13. Cormorant tree, No 6 tank, Frodsham MarshThe Black-necked Grebe was again feeding in the eastern side of No 6 tank along with 47 Tufted Duck, 345 Common Teal, 51 Common Shelduck including the hybrid Ruddy Shelduck.

Common Gull numbers were again increasing with 340 birds and smaller flocks of Black-headed Gull coming in to bathe before roosting up.

Despite the small numbers of waders present an impressive 19 Curlew Sandpiper joined up with 12 Dunlin and a single Ruff.

Cetti’s Warbler singing from reed beds along track south of Slashing pool/Pumping Station (JM).

Observers: John Melia, Frank Duff, Guy Groves, Pete Malpas, WSM