I spent an hour along the River Weaver this evening where the water level is back to its normal height with several hundred Black-headed Gull were on the water with many Common Swift hawking above them. The Great Crested Grebe were noted mid river and the Pied Avocet were on the bank guarding their young.
A Northern Lapwing was sitting tight on its nest. Reed and Sedge Warbler were vocal and a
pair of agitated Reed Bunting were along the river path. A Cettis Warbler, Common Chiffchaff and the mixed singer Willow Warbler were noted along Brook Furlong Lane.
Observer: Paul Ralston (images 1-3).
Pike in the Sankey Canal (image by WSM)