Out this morning making my start at Ince where 3 juvenile Garganey were on one of the pools amongst good numbers of Gadwall, Mallard, Shoveler, Eurasian Teal, Eurasian Wigeon, one Tufted Duck and 2 Mute Swan. Five Little Egret left one of the pools and flew out to the Mersey Estuary. Several Barn Swallow were numerous hawking over the farm and pools.
More Little Egret were foraging out on Frodsham Score salt marsh and gangs of Common Raven were still feasting on the dead stock lying aboutthe marshes. A mass of gulls could be seen on the river but too far for me to pick out any rare sea gulls amongst them.
On the ‘phalarope pool’ had Gadwall, Mallard. Tufted Duck, Eurasian Teal and Eurasian Wigeon were joined by several Black-tailed Godwit and 3 Common Snipe.
Common Chiffchaff were noted foraging in the bushes all along the walk and several…
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