23.09.13. Birdlog

23.09.13. Birdlog
23.09.13. Kingfisher (male), Holpool Gutter, frodsham Marsh. Stuart Maddocks.
Weaver Bend: 45 Redshank, 6 Mute Swan, Jay, Buzzard, Chiffchaff, 2 Great Crested Grebe, Kestrel, 20+ Meadow Pipit.

No.6 tank: 3 Curlew Sandpiper (on small pool), 2 female Pintail, 1 female Ruddy Duck, 2 Hobby (1 carrying prey harassed by the other), Buzzard on pylons and Great Spotted Woodpecker in trees next to bridge over motorway.

Observer: Sean O’Hara

A fine male Kingfisher performed well along the brook at the Holpool Gutter with 2 Grey Wagtail, a noisy Wren and an inquisitive Buzzard kept The King well and truly on his toes.

Observations and prose by Stuart Maddocks.