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.(more)
10 Red-breasted Merganser - West Kirby Marine Lake.
1,000+ Black-tailed Godwit - Thurstaston Shore.
75+ Twite - Connah's Quay Nature Reserve seen from West Hide.
2 Great White Egret flew into roost - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Short-eared Owl spent 45 minutes flying over the waves off Leasowe Lighthouse before flying west.
80+ Twite - Connah's Quay Nature Reserve seen from West Hide.
700 Black-tailed Godwit and 280 Pintail - Thurstaston Shore as tide came in.
1 Cattle Egret, 1 ring-tail Hen Harrier and 1 Marsh Harrier - Burton Mere Wetlands.
2 Marsh Harrier (juvs), 1 Hen Harrier, 1 Cattle Egret, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Kingfisher and 100+ Pinkfooted Geese - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Marsh Harrier and 2 Hen Harrier (ringtail) - Old Baths, Parkgate, this afternoon.
1 Kingfisher - New Brighton Marine Lake, flew off west along coast.
The October Newsletter includes:
The Grey Wagtail Passage September 2014, Colour
Ring Report and
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