14.09.14. Birdlog

14.09.14. Birdlog

14.09.14. Athya spp, No.6 tank, Frodsham Marsh. Tony Broome.

A couple of Hobby (possibly adult and juvenile?) were seen over Marsh Farm catching and eating hirundines on the wing and later over the Weaver Bend. Also a Little Egret on the river with a red-headed Goosander, 1000 Black-tailed Godwit and a solitary Golden Plover (singing!). Also Kingfisher on the reedy pool at Marsh Farm.

Observers: Tony Broome, Frank Duff

On and around the Weaver Bend and Estuary early afternoon: 30 Little Grebe, 3 Pintail, a Peregrine, 100 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 1 Snipe, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Red-legged Partridge and a Grey Wagtail.
Observer: Alyn Chambers
14.09.14. Athya spp, No.6 tank, Frodsham Marsh. Tony Broome.No.6 tank still attracted ducks including this bird (pictured). We know what it is but do you have any thoughts? 230 Common Teal, 12 Tufted Duck, 3 Pintail and 3 Shoveler A Goldcrest, Lesser Whitethroat, 10 Blackcap and 10 Chiffchaff were also reported from the banks overlooking the tank.
Observers: Tony Broome (and images), WSM.

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