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.
published on this website featuring Species Spotlight - Ringed Plover, and a Red Rocks Update.
NEW - Little Tern Presentation Event at Prestatyn August 22nd, see Newsletter for details.
1 Marsh Harrier, 6 Spotted Redshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper - Burton Mere Wetlands.
9 Greenshank in flash behind Bevyl Road Flash, Parkgate.
c1,500 Black-tailed Godwit - Gilroy Nature Park, West Kirby.
1 Arctic Tern - New Brighton (ID confirmed!).
1 Golden Plover - Meols Shore.
1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Peregrine, 8 Spotted Redshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Kingfisher - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Osprey over Connah's Quay Nature Reserve this morning, 1 Redstart (male) by helipad at lunch time and 1 Hobby.
3 Wheatear in horse paddocks, Leasowe Lighthouse.
The August Newsletter includes: