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 Cattle Egret and 1 Hen Harrier (ringtail) - Burton Mere Wetlands.
115+ Twite - Connah's Quay Nature Reserve seen from West Hide.
1 Greenshank on groyne - Meols Shore.
250 Common Scoter and 1 Red-throated Diver - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Hen Harrier (ringtail) came into roost, also 1 Merlin - Old Baths, Parkgate.
1 Hen Harrier (ringtail) and 1 Merlin - Denhall Quay this afternoon.
210 Turnstone, 300 Redshank and 1,000 Dunlin on rocks at West Kirby Marine Lake at high tide, 8 Red-breasted Merganser this afternoon.
73 Twite, 1 Rock Pipit, 1200+ Dunlin, 1200+ Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Peregrine - Connah's Quay Nature Reserve seen from West Hide.
120 Golden Plover, 120 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1,100 Black-tailed Godwit - Thurstaston Shore after high tide.
100+ Fieldfare in Deeside Industrial Estate.
1 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Cattle Egret and 1 Marsh Harrier - Burton Mere Wetlands.
The October Newsletter includes:
The Grey Wagtail Passage September 2014, Colour
Ring Report and
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