The Dee Estuary, on the North Wales / North-West England border, is one of the United Kingdom's premier birding locations for wetland and shorebirds. This Web site describes the best Dee Estuary birdwatching areas with detailed maps and latest bird news for dedicated twitchers and casual birdwatchers alike.
August Newsletter now published on this website featuring Species Spotlight - Ringed Plover, and a Red Rocks Update.Latest Sightings.... (more)
4 Spotted Crake (2 ad and 2 young) back of main scrape - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Greenshank and 1,200 Black-tailed Godwit - Gilroy Nature Park, West Kirby.
47 Little Egret, 1200 Oystercatcher, c2500 Dunlin, 1 Knot, c5200 Redshank, 1450 Curlew, 43 Whimbrel, 2 Yellow Wagtail in sewage works - Heswall Shore before high tide.
80 Little Tern, 300 Sandwich Tern and 50 Common Tern between Red Rocks and West Kirby at high tide.
1 Spotted Crake (ad) this morning back of main scrape - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1,200 Black-tailed Godwit - Gilroy Nature Park, West Kirby.
32 Manx Shearwater - Red Rocks, an hour before high tide.
36 Little Egret, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 21 Whimbrel - Heswall Shore before high tide.
The August Newsletter includes: