1 December 2021

CHESHIRE BIRD NEWS AND MEGAS

SUMMARY OF BIRD NEWS

1st Dec

11 Whooper Swan-Railway Flash and Hawfinch-Still Groby Flash-Sandbach Flashes

30th Nov

Smew,redhead and Eurasian Bittern-Budworth mere-Northwich

14 Brent Geese - Leasowe Shore.

2 Barn Owl - Parkgate Marsh.

Woodcock in fields - Meols.

430 Pink-footed Geese,460 Pintail,5100 Oystercatcher,86 Grey Plover,730 Lapwing,157 Golden Plover,4000 Dunlin,10,000 Knot,900 Black-tailed Godwit,680 Curlew,1100 Redshank and a ringtail Hen Harrier over high tide - Heswall/Thurstaston Shore.

Ringtail hen harrier,Great White Egret,Probable Caspian Gull,Spotted Redshank and Grey plover-Burton RSPB

Hawfinch-One seen intermittently at woodland below dragon pools at Groby Flash-Sandbach Flashes

Western Cattle Egret-2 still in pig field by Kinsey's Lane-Ince marshes

MEGA NEWS

BELTED KINGFISHER-Brockholes-River Ribble-Lancashire

29TH NOV

Caspian Gull-2nd-winter again on sandbank just west of Old Runcorn Bridge-Widnes

Report of a very late Lesser Whitethroat in Lower Heswall 

18 Goosander - West Kirby Marine Lake.

Green Sandpiper,4 Great Egret and c25 Whooper Swan - Outer Burton Marsh.

2 Short-eared Owl - Burton Marsh.

400+ Brent Geese,Short-eared Owl,Whooper Swan flew north and a Peregrine - Hilbre.

Eurasian Bittern-Coward reedbed-Marbury Country Park-Northwich

Common Scoter-Astbury Mere

MEGA NEWS

BELTED KINGFISHER-Brockholes-River Ribble-Lancashire


WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

BRUNNICH'S GUILLIMOT-Numerous sightings on the east coast today 


28 November 2021

BIRDGUIDES REVIEW OF THE WEEK:22ND-28TH NOVEMBER 2021

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BELTED KINGFISHER-BROCKHOLES-RIVER RIBBLE-LANCASHIRE-25/11/2021

After dipping this bird on November 8th(CLICK ON LINK)news came out just after midday that the bird was showing again.I got straight in the car and made the journey north arriving just after 1pm.After a short walk and eventually getting down a steep embankment I arrived at the rivers edge and was put straight on the bird by Austin morley,

River Ribble


The Belted Kingfisher was just sat out in an over hanging tree right out in the open,at last I had seen one of this magnificent birds.





WHAT A BIRD!

I watched the bird for a good half an hour before leaving it to the masses who were on the way!






27 November 2021

CHESHIRE BIRD NEWS AND MEGAS

SUMMARY OF BIRD NEWS

NOV 28th

Little Auk-Found dead in field-Tarvin

1,890 Cormorant flew out of estuary at first light, also 2 Rock Pipit - Hilbre.

8,600 Herring Gull feeding on large starfish and shellfish wreck on outer edge of East Hoyle Bank.

2 Snow Bunting - Red Rocks.

9 Whooper Swans-Over-Warrington

Snow Bunting-Shining Tor

Western Cattle Egret-In cattle field-Mollington

Western Cattle Egret
(C)Phil Woolen


Common Scoter-Astbury Mere

MEGA NEWS

BELTED KINGFISHER-Brockholes-River Ribble-Lancashire


BRUNNICH'S GUILLIMOT-Tynemouth-Northumberland

Nov 27th

2 Hen Harrier (grey male and ringtail-Riverbank Road-Heswall

Western Cattle Egret-2 Carr lane pools and then flew towards Frodsham

Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

4 Goosander and a Red-breasted Merganser - West Kirby Marine Lake.

Common Scoter-Astbury Mere

Little Gull-Elton Hall Flash-Sandbach Flashes

MEGA NEWS

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

Nov 26th

8 Goosander - West Kirby Marine Lake.

Snow Bunting-two NNE of Tor at 53.266, -2.007-Shining Tor

Common Scoter-Astbury Mere

MEGA NEWS

BELTED KINGFISHER-Brockholes-River Ribble-Lancashire

BRUNNICH'S GUILLIMOT-Wells-next-the-sea-Norfolk


BRUNNICH'S GUILLIMOT
-St Agnes Head- Cornwall

Nov 25th

Siberian Chiffchaff-N01 Bed and Glossy Ibis flew South west-over No3 Bed-Woolston eyes

Yellow Wagtail-Mere farm-Chelford

Ruddy Shelduck,Greatt White Egret,Jack Snipe and Swallow- Burton Mere Wetlands.

Greenshank - Thurstaston Shore.

2 Snow Bunting on the sandstone,Cetti's Warbler singing in the marsh - Red Rocks.

Ruddy Shelduck,8 Egyptian Geese and a Peregrine - Burton Marsh.

2 Woodcock - Ditton LNR, Moreton.

6 Rock Pipit and a Jack Snipe - West Kirby marsh.

12,000 Knot this morning, flew towards Thurstaston - Caldy Shore.

MEGA NEWS

BELTED KINGFISHER-Brockholes-River Ribble-Lancashire


WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

Nov 24th

Caspian Gull and 3 Yellow legged gulls-2nd-winter on sandbank just west of Old Runcorn Bridge-Widnes

Siberian Chiffchaff-one trapped and ringed on No 3 Bed-Woolston Eyes

Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

Common Scoter-Astbury Mere Country Park-Congleton

2 Snow Bunting - Little Eye.

Snow Bunting
(C)Sean O'Hara

2 Water Rail calling Red Rocks Marsh.

13 Goosander - West Kirby Marine Lake.

2 Swallow,Hen Harrier (ringtail) and 2 Spotted Redshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.

MEGA NEWS

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

Nov 23rd

Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

Common Scoter-Astbury Mere Country Park-Congleton

6,000 Knot roosting just off the beach early morning - Thurstaston.

6 Goosander (3 drakes, 3 redheads) - West Kirby Marine Lake.

8 Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper and 9 Ruff - Burton Mere Wetlands.

MEGA NEWS

LONG TOED STINT-Undisclosed site-Cumbria

KILLDEER-Balevullin-Tiree-Argyll-Scotland


WHITE TAILED LAPWING
-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

Nov 22th

Black Necked Grebe-Acre Nook Sand Quarry-Chelford

4 Hen Harrier-1 Male-Parkgate Marsh

Woodcock in high school playing fields (probably injured) - Neston.

MEGA NEWS

KILLDEER-Sandaig-Tiree-Argyll-Scotland


WHITE TAILED LAPWING
-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

Nov 21st

Waxwing-Toft-Knutsford-Yesterday

3 Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

2 Common Scoter-Astbury Mere Country Park-Congleton

Whooper Swan-Adult female still on St Helens Canal at Spike Island-Widnes

8 Goosander,Red-breasted Merganser and a Great Crested Grebe - West Kirby Marine Lake.

594 Brent Geese(2 dark-bellied) between Little Eye and Hilbre at first light, 696 Cormorant flew out of the estuary and 6,500 Oystercatcher - Hilbre.

24 Great Egret around the meres - Burton Mere Wetlands.

MEGA NEWS

KILLDEER-Sandaig-Tiree-Argyll-Scotland


WHITE TAILED LAPWING
-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

Nov 20th

Black Necked Grebe-Acre Nook Sand Quarry-Chelford

Caspian Gull-1st-winter on sandbanks just west of Old Runcorn Bridge-Widnes

10+Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

Water Pipit-At Carr Lane Pools viewed from Carr Lane-Hale

2 Common Scoter-Astbury Mere Country Park-Congleton

An undisturbed high tide wader roost included at least 12,500 Dunlin

2 Barn Owl.Peregrine,2 Merlin,10+ Marsh Harrier,3 Hen Harrier(2juv male and 1 ad male),Jack Snipe flushed by a Marsh Harrier and 2 Brambling over - Parkgate.

434 Brent Geese (2 dark-bellied),15 Purple Sandpiper,942 Cormorant flew out of the estuary and 4,000 Knot - Hilbre.

MEGA NEWS

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

Nov 19th

Siberian Chiffchaff-Trapped and Ringed-Woolston Eyes

6 Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

13 Goosander - West Kirby Marine Lake.

2 Spotted Redshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.

4 Short-eared Owl - Neston Marsh.

2 Kingfisher seen from bridge over River Birkett - Leasowe Lighthouse.

5 Snow Buntings on the rocks at Red Rocks.

2 Barn Owl and a ring-tail Hen Harrier - Parkgate.

MEGA NEWS

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

Nov 18th

612 Brent Geese (incl 2 dark-bellied) spread between Tansky Rocks and Hilbre - another record high, also 252 Cormorant flew out of the estuary at first light and 3 Rock Pipit on main island - Hilbre.

12 Goosander on lake and 2 Rock Pipit on prom wall - West Kirby Marine Lake.

970 Pink-footed Geese, 510 Pintail, 3,000 Dunlin, 1,700 Knot and 130 Black-tailed Godwit at first light - Thurstaston Shore.

910 Cormorant on East Hoyle Bank after high tide - Meols.

Hen Harrier (ringtail) and 2 Great Egret - Riverbank Road, Heswall.

8 Raven over Lower Heswall this morning.

2 Short-eared Owl - Neston Marsh.

MEGA NEWS

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

Nov 17th

Mediterranean Gull and 24 Goosander-Crewe Park

Great Northern Diver-Flew South West-Hilbre Island

2 Barn Owl over the marsh early morning - Parkgate.

436 Cormorant flew out of the estuary, 300+ Brent Geese, 130 Grey Plover, 462 Curlew, 2,500 Dunlin and 15,000 Knot early morning on flood tide - Hilbre Island

MEGA NEWS

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

Nov 16th

Ruddy Shelduck-Three still east of A533 Bridge viewed from Wigg Island-Widnes

2 Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

Swallow - Deeside Industrial Estate.

2 Snow Bunting - Little Eye.

404 Brent Geese (2 dark-bellied), 714 Cormorant flew out of the estuary at first light, 392 Shelduck, 15 Purple Sandpiper, 6,500 Knot, 435 Curlew, 3,000 Dunlin, 110 Ringed Plover, 120 Grey Plover and 3 Raven flying east, on flood tide early morning - Hilbre.

3+ Short-eared Owl and 1 Merlin - Denhall Quay.

Hen Harrier (ringtail) and 2 Marsh Harrier - Parkgate.

MEGA NEWS

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

14th Nov

2 Western Cattle Egret-Burton RSPB

2 Ruddy Shelduck-Burton Marsh

2 Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

Eurasian Bittern-TA cOward Reserve-Marbury Countrty park-Northwich

2 Eurasian Spoonbill-Boathouse Flash-Parkgate

Ring Ouzel (1st win/fem) in trees then flew south - Redstone Close, Meols.

Kingfisher on groyne, 1 Peregrine harrying a Raven on the shore - Meols Shore.

6 Short-eared Owl in air together and 2 ringtail Hen Harrier - just south of Denhall Quay.

1320 Pink-footed Geese,1225 Shelduck,660 Pintail,315 Teal,46 Little Egret,4800 Oystercatcher,440 Lapwing, 16 Grey Plover,89 Golden Plover,4600 Knot,2300 Dunlin,105 Black-tailed Godwit,835 Curlew,1830 Redshank - Heswall/Thurstaston over high tide.

Swallow over Hoylake prom.

2 Snow Bunting - Little Eye.

2 Goosander - West Kirby Marine Lake.

Woodcock and 11 Rock Pipit - Hilbre.

MEGA NEWS

BELTED KINGFISHER-Brockholes LWT-Lancashire

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

13 November 2021

CHESHIRE BIRD NEWS AND MEGAS

SUMMARY OF BIRD NEWS

Nov 13th

10 Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

2 Short Eared Owl-Off Harp inn-Little Neston

2 Short Eared Owl and 3 Ruddy Shelduck-Burton Marsh

2 Eurasian Spoonbill - Boathouse Flash, Parkgate.

Black-throated Diver off north end then flew SW,370 Cromorant flew out of the estuary,386 Brent Geese, 11,000 Knot and a Rock Pipit at first light - Hilbre.

Female Brambling with finch flock near railway and House Martin - Burton Mere Wetlands.

MEGA NEWS

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian


Nov 12th

Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

3 Short-eared Owl - Neston Marsh.

6 Marsh Harrier,3 Hen Harrier (grey male,2 ringtails),2 Barn Owl,Great Egret and a Water Rail - Parkgate.

MEGA NEWS

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian


Nov 11th
A few hundred Redwings flew SE over Thurstaston Shore and Lower Heswall early morning.

Snow Bunting (Little Eye),468 Brent Geese (2 dark-bellied),2 Rock Pipit and 4 Goosander - Hilbre.

4 Egyptian Geese and 3 Ruddy Shelduck - Burton Marsh.

MEGA NEWS

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian


Nov 10th

4 Short-eared Owl,4 Marsh Harrier,5 Raven,4 Great Egret,5 Whooper Swan,40 Fieldfare,5 Siskin,2 Cetti's Warbler and 2 Stonechat - Burton Point.

25 Shoveler,25 Pintail,Green Sandpiper,2 Spotted Redshank,850 Lapwing,Water Rail and a Ruddy Shelduck on flood - Burton Marsh.

Hen Harrier (grey male),3 Short-eared Owl and a Merlin - Denhall Quay.

2 Barn Owl,Short-eared Owl,7 Marsh Harrier,2 Great Egret and 100 Black-tailed Godwit - Parkgate.
c3 Rock Pipits - Hoylake Shore.

Snow Bunting,6 Purple Sandpiper and 300 Brent Geese - Hilbre.

Another late Swallow, also a Ruddy Shelduck,Spotted Redshank and a Hen Harrier (ringtail) - Burton Mere Wetlands.

2 Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

2 Caspian Gull-1st Winter and 2nd Winter-Hale bank

MEGA NEWS

NUTCRACKER-Dunnet Bay-Caithness

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

Nov 9th

Juvenile Gannet-Mere Farm Quarry

8 Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

Caspian Gull-2nd Winter-River Mersey-Widnes

Eurasian Bittern-Coward reedbed-Marbury Country Park-Northwich

2 Long-tailed Duck this morning with Scoters off Hoylake.

Snow Bunting,10 Purple Sandpiper,3 Rock Pipit,31 Common Scoter,3 Goldeneye,2 Shag (imms),7 Great Crested Grebe,13 Robin,5 Siskin and 7 Skylark - Hilbre.

2 late Swallows seen along the sea-front - New Brighton/Wallasey.

Eurasian Spoonbill-Boathouse Flash-Parkgate

MEGA NEWS

WHITE CROWNED SPARROW-Sandwick-Unst-Shetland


WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

Nov 8th

2 Short Eared Owls,5 Whooper Swans,6 Goosander and 1000 Pintail-Burton Point

Whooper Swan-Wigg Island-Widnes

Whooper Swan

10 Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

Western Cattle Egret

Purple Sandpiper-Mere Farm Quarry-Chelford-1st Inland record for the County

21 Whooper Swan (5 juvs) with 30 Mute Swan-Outer Burton Marsh.

Whooper Swan

494 Brent Geese (incl 2 dark-bellied) - A Record High! - ,Snow Bunting,280 Curlew,110 Redshank,620 Sanderling,175 Grey Plover, 3,500 Grey Plover,6,000 Knot,8,000 Oystercatcher,3 Rock Pipit and Red-breated Merganser (male) - Hilbre.

Ring Ouzel (late!),30 Siskin and 2 Brambling over,2 Rock Pipit on groyne and a Mediterranean Gull in field by Park Lane - Leasowe Lighthouse.

MEGA NEWS

BELTED KINGFISHER-Brockholes LWT-Lancashire

WHITE CROWNED SPARROW-Sandwick-Unst-Shetland


WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

Nov 7th

Smew-Redhead-Reported on quarry south of Manchester Ship Canal-Moore Nature Reserve

Ruddy Shelduck-Sandbach Flashes

Purple Sandpiper-Mere Farm Quarry-Chelford-1st Inland record for the County

Purple Sandpiper

4 Purple Sandpiper - New Brighton Marine Lake.

Snow Bunting on embankment - Meols.

3 Jack Snipe and 4 common Snipe flushed by tide,2 Stonechat (pair),Rock Pipit and 15 Skylark,Red-throated diver flew into estuary - West Kirby saltmarsh/Red Rocks.

5+ Marsh Harrier,Hen Harrier (ringtail),4 Great Egret and 2 Stonechat (pair) over high tide - Parkgate.

Probable Water Pipit (flyover),Merlin,Peregrine,3 Great Egret,3 Rock Pipit and several hundred Skylarks - Riverbank Road, Heswall.

MEGA NEWS

WHITE CROWNED SPARROW-Sandwick-Unst-Shetland


WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

TIAGA FLYCATCHER-Flamborough Head-East Yorkshire

Nov 6th

10 Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

Purple Sandpiper-Mere Farm Quarry-Chelford

Lots of Redwings and Fieldfares passing through, plus a few Bramblings.

155 Brent Geese,2300 Shelduck,450 Wigeon,73 Little Egret,2 Great Egret,6 Jack Snipe,11 Common Snipe,2 Marsh Harrier,Merlin,350 Skylark,200 Meadow Pipit over high tide - Riverbank Road, Heswall.

Cattle Egret over flooded inland paddocks - Leasowe Lighthouse.

Western Cattle Egret
(C)Steve Williams

MEGA NEWS

WHITE CROWNED SPARROW-Sandwick-Unst-Shetland


WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

TIAGA FLYCATCHER-Flamborough Head-East Yorkshire

Nov 5th

13 Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

Short eared Owl-Over Hale Marsh-Hale

6 Whooper Swan flew north - Leasowe Gunsite.

Snow Bunting on embankment - Meols.

3 Spoonbill,Short-eared Owl and a Hen Harrier plus several Marsh Harriers - Parkgate.

8,000 Dunlin on flooding tide - West Kirby Shore.

2 Purple Sandpiper,9 Turnstone,4 Dunlin and 120+ Redshank on pontoon at high tide - New Brighton Marine Lake.

MEGA NEWS

WHITE CROWNED SPARROW-Sandwick-Unst-Shetland


WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

TIAGA FLYCATCHER-Flamborough Head-East Yorkshire


4th Nov

Whooper Swan-Elton Hall Flash-Sandbach Flashes

Ring Ouzel-One briefly N03 Bed-Woolston Eyes

Several reports of small flocks of Fieldfares arriving at last!

100+ Fieldfare and 250 Redwing - Wirral Country Park, Thurstaston.

60 Fieldfare and 200 Redwing over Column Road, West Kirby.

Snow Bunting on embankment, 200 Black-tailed Godwit in field by Park Lane - Meols.

3 Spoonbill, 2 Hen Harrier (ringtails),6+ Marsh Harrier,Barn Owl and a Peregrine - Parkgate.

Barn Owl
(C)Steve Round

9 Goosander - West Kirby Marine Lake.

287 Brent Geese (1 dark-bellied),292 Curlew,7,500 Oystercatcher,170 Grey Plover,c4,000 Knot,c2,000 Dunlin,Peregrine and 50 Linnet (on Middle Eye) - Hilbre.

MEGA NEWS

TIAGA FLYCATCHER-Flamborough Head-east Yorkshire


WHITE TAILED LAPWING
-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian


3rd Nov

Water Pipit-N06 Tank-Frodsham Marshes

8+ Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

Whooper Swan-Acre Nook Sand Quarry

Greater Scaup-1st Winter-Newchurch Common

20+ Twite before high tide, also 2 Rock Pipit - West Kirby Marsh.

Snow Bunting on embankment and a late Wheatear on the groyne - Meols.

2 Great Egret,3 Spoonbill,Hen Harrier,4+ Marsh Harrier,Barn Owl and 2 Stonechat - Parkgate.

10 Egyptian Geese, 20+ Golden Plover,2 Great Egret,Green Sandpiper,2 Raven and 2 Stonechat - Broken Bank, Burton Marsh.

MEGA NEWS

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

2nd Nov

8+ Western Cattle Egret-Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

Eurasian Hobby-Acre Nook sand Quarry

Water Pipit-N06 Tank-Frodsham Marshes

3 Spoonbill,2 Brambling,2 Marsh Harrier,Merlin,Hen Harrier (ringtail) and 5 Whooper Swan flying west - Parkgate.

620 Pink-footed Geese,240 Pintail,2600 Oystercatcher,5000 Knot,4500 Dunlin, 160 Black-tailed Godwit,770 Curlew,1800 Redshank,2 Greenshank - Heswall/Thurstaston Shore.

2 Egyptian Geese,5 Raven,Barn Owl and 30+ Linnet - Burton Marsh.

74 Siskin and 4 Brambling over Leasowe Lighthouse.

600 Shelduck off Red Rocks.

330 Cormorant,280 Brent Geese,415 Shelduck,7,800 Oystercatcher,358 Curlew,310 Grey Plover,4,800 Knot,3,500 Dunlin and a Peregrine on rising tide - Hilbre.

Snow Bunting on embankment - Meols.

Snow Bunting

MEGA NEWS

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian

1st Nov

Snow Bunting on embankment - Meols.

520 Shelduck and 4 Golden Plover - Hilbre.

Western Cattle Egret-Still in pig field by Kinsey's Lane-Ince Marshes

MEGA NEWS

BLYTH'S PIPIT-North Ronaldsay-Orkney

VARIED THRUSH-Papa Westray-Orkney

WHITE TAILED LAPWING-Blacktoft Sands-East Yorkshire

WHITE WINGED SCOTER-Mussleburgh-Lothian


EYEBROWED TRUSH-Kincraig-Highlands-Scotland