17.09.20. Birdlog.

A look over No.6 tank produced 5 Ruff with a urther 3 on No.3 tank. Also present were 25 Pink-footed Goose flying over.

Observer: Mark (Whipper) Gibson

A little walk out to the ‘phalarope pool’ at the far south west corner of No.3 tank and the tew tew calla of some Common Greenshank could be heard . A chillout group of Northern Lapwing with 17 Eurasian Teal and 7 Black-tailed Godwit. A juvenile and an adult Western Marsh Harrier floated over barely disturbing the ducks on a splendid late summers evening. Groups of godwits were heading to No.6 tank from the direction of the Mersey Estuary.

A walk back and a loo over No.6 tank produced 4 Ruff, c1000 Black-tailed Godwit, c200 Northern Lapwing and the usual assortment of incoming migrant ducks.

Observers: JS & WSM.

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