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Cheshire And Wirral Birding: Hills, Lowland and Coast (1 Viewer)

Cheshire Birder

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Yesterday - Snow Bunting and Wheatear at Wallasey; 2 Curlew Sandpipers at Hoylake; 4 Little Egrets at Wigg Island; c50 Ravens at Frodsham; Stonechat at woolston Eyes;

Hale Head migration watch - 6 Crossbills, 1337 Wood Pigeons, 337 Redwings, 2 Swallows, 142 Chaffinches, 16 Bramblings and 1464 Fieldfares (Totals: 3536 birds of 19 spp in 1.5 hours)

CB
 

Wimpy

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Two escapers today at IMF. Two Ross's geese, curlew sandpiper, three Whooper swans, waterail in front of the hide, several pintail and godwits and shovellers.
 

Cheshire Birder

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Today - Snow Bunting at Wallasey; Yellow-legged Gull at Sandbach Flashes;

Hale Head migration watch:- 370 Wood Pigeons, 108 Chaffinches, 2 Bramblings and 467 Starlings. (Total 1097 birds of 15 spp in 1.5 hours);

CB
 

Cheshire Birder

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Yesterday - Great White Egret reported at Rode Pool; Snow Bunting at Wallasey; 100+ Meadow Pipits, Whooper Swan and 86+ Brent Geese at Hilbre; 1000+ Fieldfares, 11 Whooper Swans and 3+ Short-eared Owls at Burton; 2 Whooper Swans at Doddington Pool; 30 Skylarks, 50 Meadow Pipits, Brambling and 10 Goldcrests at Leasowe; Stonechat at Tatton Park; 2000+ Wood Pigeons and c70 Skylarks at Woolston Eyes;

Migration at Hale Head: 130 Pink-footed Goose, 63 Greenfinches, 391 Redwings, 12057 Wood Pigeons, 123 Linnets, Swallow, 2 Crossbills, 83 Meadow Pipits, 621 Chaffinches, 772 Fieldfares and 8 Bramblings (totals 15046 birds of 29 spp in 4 hours)

CB
 

Cheshire Birder

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Yesterday - 2 Great White Egrets, 4 + Little Egrets, 2 Barnacle Geese, Whooper Swan, Green Sandpiper and c24 Ravens at Frodsham; Garganey and Green Sandpiper at Marbury CP; Curlew Sandpiper and Brent Goose at Pickering's Pasture; 8 Eider at Hilbre; Wheatear at Hoylake; Hen Harrier at Denhall Quay;

Migration watches: 6970 Pink-footed Geese, 533 Fieldfares, 398 Redwings and 2 Bramblings at Woolston Eyes; 2873 Wood Pigeons, 49 Fieldfares, 250 Chaffinches, 131 Redwings and 10 Bramblings at Hale Head (Totals: 3493 birds of 17 spp in 2 hours)

CB
 

bradinho

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Yesterday - 2 Great White Egrets, 4 + Little Egrets, 2 Barnacle Geese, Whooper Swan, Green Sandpiper and c24 Ravens at Frodsham; Garganey and Green Sandpiper at Marbury CP; Curlew Sandpiper and Brent Goose at Pickering's Pasture; 8 Eider at Hilbre; Wheatear at Hoylake; Hen Harrier at Denhall Quay;

Migration watches: 6970 Pink-footed Geese, 533 Fieldfares, 398 Redwings and 2 Bramblings at Woolston Eyes; 2873 Wood Pigeons, 49 Fieldfares, 250 Chaffinches, 131 Redwings and 10 Bramblings at Hale Head (Totals: 3493 birds of 17 spp in 2 hours)

CB

And what direction where the geese headed?
 
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