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.
March Newsletter now published on this website featuring the Highlights from March 2013 to Feb 2014, also Underground Coal Gasification on the Dee Estuary and the Connah's Quay NR Bird Report 2013.Latest Sightings.... (more)
1 Snow Bunting on Middle Eye then flew over main island - Hilbre.
1 Hen Harrier (ringtail) - Parkgate Marsh.
7 Avocet - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 White Wagtail (first of spring, six days earlier than last year) - Hilbre, also 3 Grey Wagtail, c50 Brent Geese (pale bellied), 2+ Purple Sandpiper, 1 Merlin and 1 Sparrowhawk (caught and ringed).
2 Twite in horse paddocks and 1 Peregrine on beach - Leasowe Lighthouse.
16 Common Snipe - Gilroy Nature Park, West Kirby.
The March Newsletter includes:
The Highlights from March 2013 to Feb 2014, Underground Coal Gasification on the Dee Estuary , Connah's Quay Nature Reserve Bird Report 2013 and
Newsletters going back to March 1998 can be read, they are indexed both month by month and by subject matter.