16.10.14. Birdlog

16.10.14. Birdlog

1.10.14. Little Egrets, No5 tank, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

16 Ruff and 2 juvenile Little Stint were present on No.6 tank until dusk. 120 Lapwing, 12 Golden Plover and 4 Little Egret were forced in by the rising tide.

The ever present assembly of ducks again included the Teal with 67 present. 6 Common Shelduck, 3 Shoveler, 40 Tufted Duck, 6 Gadwall and 2 drake Pochard.

A pair of Stonechat were along the pipes on no.1 tank.

At dusk a Cetti’s Warbler fired off a short burst of song to end the day.

Observers: Frank Duff, Sparky, WSM (and images).

Additionally 87 Redwing flew over Runcorn Hill and a Chiffchaff was still present (WSM).