09.06.14. Birdlog

09.06.14. Birdlog

09.06.14. Red-necked Grebe, River Weaver at Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton 09.06.14. Red-necked Grebe, River Weaver at Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

A stroll with Bob to the Weaver causeway to see the Red-necked Grebe which was immediately present on arrival and providing some of its closest views so far.

09.06.14. Whooper Swan, River Weaver at Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

Close by was the summering Whooper Swan which was tagging onto a Mute Swan briefly for a little company. The usual array of species were on the river including 9 Great Crested Grebe and 34 Coot in either non-breeding or post breeding flocks.

09.06.14. Red-necked Grebe and Whooper Swan, River Weaver at Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

The Avocets were also on the Shooters’ pools.

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A short video of the drake Lesser Scaup on No.6 tank.

Over on No.6 tank was the Lesser Scaup, 2 drake Pochard and 14 Tufted Duck.

A male Marsh Harrier was with the female over the marsh and a Little Ringed Plover was on the drier areas of six.

Observers: Bob Holland, Paul Crawley, WSM (and images).