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)
670 Black-tailed Godwit - Gilroy Nature Park, West Kirby.
5 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Whimbrel, 3 Sandwich Terns, 1 male Redstart and 1 Common Sandpiper - Point of Ayr.
1 Redstart - Hoylake sea-front garden - see
3+ Grasshopper Warbler - Red Rocks.
At least 5 Grasshopper Warbler reeling early morning, also 1 Redstart, 1 Marsh Harrier and 1 Little Ringed Plover - Red Rocks.
380 Black-tailed Godwit - Gilroy Nature Park, West Kirby.
2 Garganey (pair), also 1 African Spoonbill - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Marsh Harrier (fem) - Gayton.
2 Yellow Wagtail - Thurstaston.
3 Whimbrel - Heswall Shore.
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