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)
1 Blue-headed Wagtail reported, also 1 Little Gull - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Razorbill, 153 Sandwich Tern, 250 Sanderling, 85 Ringed Plover, 1,800 Sanderling and 1 Whimbrel - highlights from Hilbre, see more details on the Hilbre Obs Blog.
1 Little Gull - Burton Mere Wetlands.
3 Wheatear - Gayton Marsh/Heswall Golf Course.
7 Eider - Hilbre.
3 Yellow Wagtail, c10 Wheatear, 1 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Grasshopper Warbler - Leasowe Lighthouse, see details and photos on the Leasowe Blog.
1 Razorbill on the island and 8 Eider (7 drakes) - highlights from Hilbre, see more details on the Hilbre Obs Blog.
1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Garganey and 1 Little Gull - Burton Mere Wetlands.
15+ Whimbrel - Heswall Shore after high tide.
1 Hobby over Hilbre School, West Kirby.
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