Different Views

27.04.16. Weaver Bend from Cow Hey Lane, Rocksavage, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

A collection of images looking south from Rocksavage overlooking the works. This one is of the Weaver Bend.

26.04.16. Weaver Bend from Cow Hey Lane, Rocksavage, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

Partially obscured by the pipes, scaffolding and towers Rocksavage Plant dominates the foreground but beyond is one of the best birding spots in Cheshire.

27.04.16. Weston Marsh lagoon from Cow Hey Lane, Rocksavage, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

Weston Marsh lagoon is out-of-bounds to birders except for paid ecologists but is clearly an area ideally suited for shorebirds and Common Shelduck.

27.04.16. Weston Marsh Lagoon from Cow Hey Lane, Rocksavage, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton The same area with the works in the foreground and No.1 tank beyond.

26.04.16. Weston Marsh Lagoon and the Weaver Bend as seen from Cow Hey Lane, Rocksavage, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

The raised banks of the lagoon host nesting Common Shelduck.

26.04.16. Weston Marsh Lagoon and the Weaver Bend as seen from Cow Hey Lane, Rocksavage, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

The River Weaver bottom right, Weston Marsh, No.1 tank and the Welsh Hills in the distance.

26.04.16. I.C.I tank as seen from Cow Hey Lane, Rocksavage, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

The edge of the works with the River Weaver running alongside the wooded former I.C.I tank which many older birders will have ticked off such birds as Buff-breasted, Baird’s, Pectoral Sandpiper, Wilson’s Phalarope, Shorelarks etc etc.

26.04.16. I.C.I tank as seen from Cow Hey Lane, Rocksavage, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

It’s still hard to believe the woodland shown above was once the I.C.I sludge tank and beyond are the Frodsham Hills.

26.04.16. I.C.I tank as seen from Cow Hey Lane, Rocksavage, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

A track around the I.C.I tank.

26.04.16. M56 Motorway bridge over the Weaver Navigation as seen from Cow Hey Lane, Rocksavage, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

The M56 motorway crosses the Weaver Navigation.

26.04.16. M56 Motorway bridge over the Weaver Navigation as seen from Cow Hey Lane, Rocksavage, Frodsham Marsh. Bill Morton

All images by WSM.

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