21.09.13. Birdlog (WeBS Count)

21.09.13. Birdlog & WeBS Count
21.09.13. Mandarin (drake), No 6 tank, frodsham Marsh. bill Morton (3)
A Little Egret on the Canal Pools. 100 Common Teal, 47 Tufted Duck, 2 Gadwall, 4 juv/female Pintail, 1 Pochard, female Ruddy Duck and a drake Mandarin.

Birds of prey were much in evidence with a Hobby, Sparrowhawk and plenty of Common buzzard.

2000 Black-tailed Godwit viewed on the rising tide from Marsh Farm.

3 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Little Stint, 23 Dunlin, 15 Ringed Plover and a solitary juvenile Knot.

300-500 hurindines were moving through and a Yellow Wagtail pushed throw as well. 10 Raven over Frodsham Score.
21.09.13. Migrant Hawker, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton.
A couple of species of dragonflies hunting along the top track overlooking No 6 tank featured several Migrant Hawker (pictured) and a rare for the marsh Brown Hawker.

Observers: Alyn Chambers, Frank Duff, Paul Crawley, WSM (images and video).