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)
6 Spoonbill (1 adult, 5 imms), on reception scrape first thing then moved into trees but still visible - Burton Mere Wetlands.
5 Spoonbill, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Hobby, 1 Marsh Harrier (fem), 3 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Garden Warbler and 1 Garganey (drake) - Burton Mere Wetlands.
4 Spoonbill, 1 Garden Warbler and 2 Spotted Flycatcher- Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Spotted Flycatcher and 1 Cetti's Warbler - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Little Stint, 800 Knot, 2,000 Dunlin, 90 Sanderling, 200 Ringed Plover and 3 Grey Plover - Hoylake Shore.
170+ Little Tern, 40 Sanderling and 1 Whimbrel - Gronant.
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