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)
70+ Gannet fishing off Hoylake after high tide.
6 Spoonbill, 3 Spotted Redshank and c300 Black-tailed Godwit - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Common Redstart - Connah's Quay Reserve.
1ad Gannet, 270 Oystercatcher, 240 Redshank, 375 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 530 Black-headed Gull, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 500 Herring Gull - Heswall Shore early morning high tide, Gannet VERY unusual off here.
6 Spoonbill - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Common Sandpiper at outlet of Wepre Brook, Connah's Quay.
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