flock of c 60 Pink-footed Goose were dotted about Frodsham Score amongst the many Canada’s. 20 Mute Swan were in the field alongside the Holpool Gutter. A collection of Mallard, Gadwall, Common Teal, and Common Shelduck were on the ship canal and a Merlin crossed the water to land on a post with 12 Coot sitting under the post it had settled on and they decided it was too close for their comfort and they retreated back to the safety of the water. Several Raven were in the area and a pair of Common Buzzard sat in the bushes on the bank of No.4. Back at the car and the Kingfisher was seen again speeding away along the ditch.
Observer and images: Paul Ralston