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 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.
1 Little Gull - Burton Mere Wetlands.
5 Great Skua - Hilbre.
200 Gannet, 45 Manx Shearwater, 1 Great Skua, 8,500 Dunlin, 350 Sanderling and 200 Ringed Plover, waders giving spectacular close range views over high tide - Hoylake Shore.
1 Short-eared Owl - Parkgate Marsh.
1 drake Garganey, 1 Little Gull, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Whimbrel, 15+ Dunlin - Burton Mere Wetlands.
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