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.
May Newsletter now published on this website featuring Waxwings.Latest Sightings.... (more)
150 Gannet, 150 Common Tern, 60 Sandwich Tern, 8 Arctic Skua, 1 Manx Shearwater, 1 Red-throated Diver, 8 Guillemot, 13 Kittiwake, 1 Peregrine and 1 Wheatear - Hilbre.
3 Sanderling and 450 Black-tailed Godwit - Inner Marsh Farm hide.
3 Arctic Skua (2 dark, 1 pale) and 100+ Kittiwake off Leasowe Castle this evening.
120 Grey Plover over Newton (West Kirby) heading north.
3 Whinchat, 4 Wheatear and 1 Stonechat along Park Lane, Moreton.
4 Wheatear, 2 Stonechat and at least 170 Little Tern - Gronant.
2 Arctic Skua off Derby Pool, Wallasey Shore at 9pm.
2 Spotted Flycatcher - Ashton Park, West Kirby.
1 Pied Flycatcher along Park Lane - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Common Sandpiper in drainage ditch in front of Heswall Golf Course - Pargate Marsh, this afternoon.
1 Bee-eater heard at Red Rocks early morning calling as it flew over, seemed to be heading east.
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