25.05.15. Birdlog

25.05.15. Birdlog

25.05.15. Cuckoo, Redwall reed bed, Frodsham Marsh. Craig Hibbert

25.05.15. Grey Partridge, Shooters' Pools, frodsham Marsh. Alyn Chambers (1)

A Little Egret and a Little Ringed Plover were with 450 Black-tailed Godwit at the Weaver Bend and a Grey Partridge was around the Shooters’ Pools.
A further 150 Black-tailed Godwit were on the Weaver estuary and a Cuckoo was in Redwall reedbed before being chased off towards the Weston Marsh lagoon. Over 300 Common Swift and 20 House Martin were over the Weaver Bend and a couple of Great Black-backed Gulls were feasting on a bloated sheep carcass.
A female Marsh Harrier was hunting by Marsh farm and a Whimbrel flew down to the Mersey estuary, joining 2 Avocet and another 150 Black-tailed Godwit.
Over on No.3 tank 3 Little Ringed Plover kept a close eye on the wanderings of a male Marsh Harrier
A Wheatear was on the track between No.6 and No.4 tank and a Whinchat was by the model flying club field along Lordship Lane.

Video of male Cuckoo: https://vimeo.com/128764845 (WSM).

Observers: Alyn Chambers (image 2), Frank Duff.

Image 1: Craig Hibbert.

Enter sightings and comments

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.