A couple of nests of a Canada Goose pairs. One has obviously taken advantage of a life ring and the other hasn’t.
A Common Shelduck flys over Frodsham Score and for the species April/May is one of their best months with large numbers arriving to breed here.
Not all cowboys are birders and not all birders are cowboys ;O)
A view from the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal.
Hundreds of Black-tailed Godwit waiting the tide out on the salt marsh.
One of the most ubiquitous species of duck in the summer months is the Gadwall
Like a gang of hoodlums these Raven are hanging out on Frodsham Score and reached a total of c250 today.
The area where the Manchester Ship Canal and the Weaver estuary converge.
Wheatear numbers are increasing daily and c40 birds were present today.
Common Buzzard are the most numerous raptor on the marshes.
Images 1-19 by Shaun Hickey.
Black-headed Gull pairs are nesting here for the first time in several years.
A Peacock Butterfly and Orange-tip were two of the species found widely on the marsh and Shaun saw a Brimstone.
A Garden Orb Spider
Images 20-23 by Paul Crawley.