27.03.14. Birdlog

27.03.14. Birdlog

27.03.14. Marsh Harrier, Frodsham Marsh. Stuart Maddocks. DSC_4230 DSC_42252

A Marsh Harrier was again hunting the reed beds on the marsh.

Observer and images: Stuart Maddocks.

No.6 tank today featured 34 Common Teal and  98 Common Shelduck. 4 Shoveler were on the small pool of No.6 tank and also present there were, 1 Common Snipe and 3 Coot. Upwards of 128 Canada Goose were on the fields of No.3 tank and 42 Curlew at the far end towards No.4 tank.
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The Splashing pool by No.4 tank usually is limited by the amount of water to attract and hold any large numbers of ducks so several Mallard and 4 Tufted Duck were about a typical count.
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Observer: Lee Lappin.