24.02.14. Birdlog

24.02.14. Birdlog

24.02.14. Common Shelduck in flight, No.6 tank, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

200 Common Teal, 2 Pintail, 30 Common Shelduck, 46 Mallard and 8 Tufted Duck were present on No.6 tank along with 15 Cormorant and yesterday’s Avocet still in residence.

24.02.14. Avocet, No.6 tank, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

A Woodcock was watched flying from No.5 tank before it crash landed on inner banks of No. 6 tank. A pair of Common Buzzard displaying over the marsh, a flyby Merlin and 2 Kestrel were about.

24.02.14. Hen Harrier, No.6 tank, Frodsham Marsh. Bill MortonA Hen Harrier over No.3 tank made light work of the buffeting wind before it glided out of sight on the tank fields.

Observers: David Saunders, Sparky, WSM (and images).