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 Hobby mobbing a Buzzard, 1 Little Stint, 24 Greenshank, 12 Spoonbill, Marsh Harrier, Green Sandpiper, 27 Dunlin and 5 Ruff - Burton Mere Wetlands.
2,580 Black-tailed Godwit - Gilroy, West Kirby.
2 Little Stint, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 15 Spotted Redshank and 13 Greenshank - Connah's Quay Reserve.
1 Kingfisher on rocks by old swimming baths - West Kirby Marine Lake.
1,900 Black-tailed Godwit - Gilroy, West Kirby.
4 Blackcap and 2 Garden Warbler - Leasowe Lighthouse area.
1 Short-eared Owl and 1 Wheatear (juv) - Red Rocks marsh late afternoon.
10 Spotted Redshank and 15 Greenshank - Connah's Quay Reserve.
1 Hooded Crow - Birkenhead Park.
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