30.04.16. Birdlog

30.04.16. Common Sandpiper, Woolston Eyes, Cheshire. Bill Morton (30)

A Common Sandpiper was on the Canal Pools and 9 Avocet were on No.6 tank where a Passage of 30 Swift flew through. The pipes on No.1 tank were again good for Wheatear with 12 present were perhaps Greenland forms. while way over on Brook Furlong Lane a singing Lesser Whitethroat was rattling off a ditty.

Observer: Frank Duff.

30.04.16. Short-eared Owl, Lordship Lane, Frodsham Marsh, Cheshire. Alyn Chambers (1)

30.04.16. Whimbrel, Brrok Furlong Lane, Frodsham Marsh, Cheshire. Alyn Chambers (1)Walking down Brook Furlong Lane this afternoon a Lesser Whitethroat was singing in the hedgerow and a Whimbrel was in an adjacent field. The female Marsh Harrier was hunting across the fields towards the River Weaver.

Two Whinchat were in the field by Redwall reed bed and 14 Common Sandpiper were along the Weaver shore between the estuary and the bend. Two more Whimbrel were on the Weaver Bend before joining the single bird flying off to the south east.

30.04.16. Whinchat, Lordship Lane, Frodsham Marsh, Cheshire. Alyn Chambers (1)

Another Lesser Whitethroat was by the I.C.I tank along with 2 Willow Warbler and a Greenfinch.

No.1 tank held 12 Wheatear, with further single birds by Marsh Farm and on the Frodsham Score.

Later in the evening a Short-eared Owl was hunting along Lordship Lane and another Whinchat was on the south bank of No. 6 tank.

Observer: Alyn Chambers (images 2-4).

WSM (image 1).

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