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July Newsletter now published on this website featuring Hoylake Beach and June Bird News.
Newsletters going back to March 1998 can be read, they are indexed both month by month and by subject matter.

Aug 1
25 Greenshank and 1 Spoonbill - Parkgate.
1 Mediterranean Gull (juv), 1 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher along R Birkett and 33 Little Egret and the groyne - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Whimbrel with 700 Sandwich Tern on edge of East Hoyle Bank - Hilbre.

July 31
2 Ruddy Shelduck but no sign Long-billed Dowitcher up to 1130am - Burton Mere Wetlands.
19 Greenshank, 1 Spoonbill, 2 Pintail, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Quail calling, 1 Hobby flew north and 2 Marsh Harrier - Parkgate.
830 Sandwich Tern on edge of East Hoyle Bank - Hilbre.
1 Whimbrel flew inland - Leasowe Lighthouse.
4 Great Egret and 1 Marsh Harrier - Burton Marsh.
2 Mediterranean Gull (adults), 1 Greenshank and 1 Peregrine - Meols Shore.

July 30
1 Long-billed Dowitcher on reception scrape - Burton Mere Wetlands.
16 Greenshank - Boathouse flashes, Parkgate.
1 Whimbrel - Meols Shore.
1 Mediterranean Gull (juv) - Heswall Shore.

July 29
1 Long-billed Dowitcher from Border Hide, also 1 Great Egret, 1 juv Little Ringed Plover and 1 Green Sandpiper - Burton Mere Wetlands.
13 Greenshank - Boathouse flashes, Parkgate.
1 Mediterranean Gull (juv) - Meols Shore.

July 28
1 Long-billed Dowitcher seen from Border Hide - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Mediterranean Gull in roost and 11 Whimbrel flew west - Hoylake.
1 Hobby over Irby.

July 27
1 Yellow-legged Gull (ad), 3 Mediterranean Gull and 250 Sandwich Tern - Hoylake.
3,300 Redshank - Heswall Shore.
2 Mediterranean Gull (ad), 1 Arctic Tern and 1 Yellow Wagtail - Hilbre.

July 26
1 Common Sandpiper - Gilroy Duck Pond, West Kirby.
1 Long-billed Dowitcher on reception pool showing well this morning, also 1 juv Cuckoo, 2 Great Egret, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Green Sandpiper - Burton Mere Wetlands.
8 Mediterranean Gull in gull roost on rising tide - Thurstaston Shore.
2 Common Sandpiper on groyne - Meols.
1 Roseate Tern in tern roost at high tide - Hoylake.
3 Whimbrel - Heswall Shore.
1 Hobby over Lower Heswall.

July 25
1 Long-billed Dowitcher on reception pool - Burton Mere Wetlands.
14 Greenshank - Parkgate.
1 Mediterranean Gull on shore, 1 Kingfisher by duck pond - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Mediterranean Gull (ad), also 1 Raven and 1 Peregrine - Hilbre.
9 Mediterranean Gull over high tide - Heswall Shore.
2,230 Black-tailed Godwit - Caldy Wildfowl Collection.
3 Mediterranean Gull (adults) and 510 Sandwich Tern - West Kirby Shore.

July 24
6 Mediterranean Gull (all adults) in gull roost on rising tide - Thurstaston Shore.
1 Little Gull (s/pl), 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 2 Knot (s/pl) - Hoylake.
Just under 3,000 Black-headed Gull - Heswall Shore.

July 23
1,830 Black-tailed Godwit - Caldy Wildfowl Collection.
2 Mediterranean Gull (juv and 1st summer) in gull roost - Hoylake.

July 21
1 Hoopoe showing west side early afternoon - Hilbre.

July 20
1 Melodious Warbler (trapped, ringed and released early morning), still present at 10am - Hilbre.
1 Mediterranean Gull (ad) between Hilbre and Red Rocks.
76 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 1 Turnstone, 90 Dunlin, 2 Knot, 36 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 1800 Curlew, 2400 Redshank, 6 ad Mediterranean Gull, 2430 Black-headed Gull, 143 Sandwich Tern - Heswall Shore.

July 19
6 Common Sandpiper on groyne - Meols Shore.
1 Great Egret, 5 Greenshank and 2 Marsh Harrier - Parkgate.

July 18
6 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Great Egret, 46 Little Egret, 735 Oystercatcher, 2 Grey Plover, 1180 Black-tailed Godwit, 1590 Curlew, 2100 Redshank, 2000 Black-headed Gull, 280 Common Gull, 590 Herring Gull, 176 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 109 Sandwich Tern, also 2 Yellow Wagtail on saltmarsh over high tide - Heswall Shore.
1680 Black-tailed Godwit - Caldy Wildfowl Collection.

July 17
1350 Black-tailed Godwit - Caldy Wildfowl Collection.
200+ Sandwich Terns between Tansky Rocks and Hilbre.
1 Mediterranean Gull - Dove Point. Meols.
2 Ruddy Shelduck, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper and 4 Spotted Redshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.

July 16
2 Ruddy Shelduck (pair), 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper and 2 Spotted Redshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Quail heard early morning, 3 Marsh Harrier, 3+ Greenshank, 1 Pink-footed Goose and 1 juv Stonechat - Parkgate.

July 14
1 Wood Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper and 4 Spotted Redshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.

July 13
1 Wood Sandpiper and 4 Spotted Redshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Quail heard and 1 Barn Owl - Denhall Quay.

July 11
1 Spoonbill, 1 Great Egret and 4 Spotted Redshamk - Connah's Quay Nature Reserve.
1 Spoonbill and 2 Spotted Redshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.
3 Roseate Tern on beach - Gronant.

Jul 10
35 Common Sandpiper along River Dee between Garden City and Flint Bridge - Connah's Quay.
58 Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 265 Oystercatcher, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1290 Curlew, 710 Redshank, 2100 Black-headed Gull, 5 Mediterranean Gull, 620 Herring Gull and 280 Lesser Black-backed Gull at high tide - Heswall Shore.
1 Arctic Tern, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Mediterranean Gull and hundreds of Little Terns on beach with many young - Gronant.
1 Spoonbill, 1 Hobby, 4 Green Sandpiper and 1 Greenshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.

Jul 8
2 Marsh Harrier (male & fem) - Parkgate.
1 Green Sandpiper, 9 Dunlin and 1 Spotted Redshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Grasshopper Warbler (reeling) - Leasowe Gunsite.

Jul 7
300 (30 juvs) Sandwich Tern off Marine Lake before high tide - West Kirby Shore.
247 Black-tailed Godwits (all but two in s/pl) - Caldy Wildfowl Collection.
1 Mediterranean Gull (ad) on shore - Leasowe Lighthouse.
4 Spotted Redshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.

Jul 6
360 (16 juvs) Sandwich Tern off Marine Lake after high tide - West Kirby Shore.
2 Green Sandpiper, 9 Common Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank and 1 Peregrine, young Bearded Tits have been seen last few days - Burton Mere Wetlands.
5+ Manx Shearwater two hours after high tide - Hoylake.
43 Manx Shearwater, 18 Gannet and 1 Arctic Skua, 390 Sandwich Tern (14+ juvs) and 80 Common Tern in roost - Hilbre.
11 Common Sandpiper along River Dee - Connah's Quay.

Jul 5
3 Mediterranean Gull (adults) in gull roost at high tide - Thurstaston Shore.
1 Red-breasted Merganser, 41 Little Egret, 1415 Curlew, 360 Redshank, 1400 Black-headed Gull, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 35 Common Gull, 420 Herring Gull, 370 Lesser Black-backed Gull - Heswall Shore.

Jul 4
59 Manx Shearwater and 72 Gannet, 5 s/pl Bar-tailed Godwit in roost  and 1 Eider - Hilbre.
70 s/pl Black-tailed Godwit - Caldy Wildfowl Collection.
3 Mediterranean Gull (adults) in gull roost at high tide - Thurstaston Shore.
150 Sandwich Tern - West Kirby Shore.
1 Barn Owl and 2 Marsh Harrier early morning - Parkgate.
7 Great Crested Grebe, 39 Little Egret, 1110 Curlew, 156 Redshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1425 Black-headed Gull, 1 Mediterranean Gull - Heswall Shore.

Jul 3
1 Wood Sandpiper and 2 Garganey - Burton Mere Wetlands.
2 Quail flushed from grassland near Kerr's Field - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Red Kite over Saughall.

Jul 2
230 Oystercatcher, 2 Black-tailed Godwit (full s/pl), 965 Curlew, 1 Whimbrel, 114 Redshank, 765 Black-headed Gull, 3 Mediterranean Gull (2ad, 1 2nd summer), 22 Common Gull, 172 Carrion Crow on ebbing tide - Heswall Shore.
1 Red Kite, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 9 Spotted Redshank and 1 Marsh Harrier (juv) - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Green Sandpiper - Pasture Road Flash, Moreton.

Jul 1
2 Greenshank - Decca Pools.
1 Green Sandpiper at 1030am which flew west - Pasture Road Flash, Moreton.
1 Cuckoo, 1 Redwing, 1 juv Stonechat and 2 Whimbrel - Hilbre.
1 Marsh Harrier (male) - Neston Marsh.

Jun 30
7 Spotted Redshank, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Garganey (fem), 1 Bittern and 2 Marsh Harrier - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Hobby over Dove Point, Meols.

Jun 29
5 Spotted Redshank, 1 Garganey and 1 Little Ringed Plover - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Hobby over Dove Point, Meols.
1 Marsh Harrier being mobbed by Oystercatcher, and 2 Little Owl - Burton Point.
6 Sedge Warbler and 2 Reed Bunting - Burton Marsh.

Jun 28
1 Little Ringed Plover and 2 Spotted Redshank - Decca Pools.
1 Eider (fem) - Hilbre.

Jun 27
1 juvenile Marsh Harrier, 1 Bittern and 2 Spotted Redshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Spotted Redshank - Decca Pools.

Jun 26
1 possible Caspian Tern flew west at 12.20pm but not seen from Hilbre - Hoylake.
1 Marsh Harrier and 2 Great White Egret - Parkgate.
1 Garganey (fem) and 2 Spotted Redshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.
150 Shelduck, 2 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Great Egret, 29 Little Egret, 140 Oystercatcher, 662 Curlew, 46 Redshank, 740 Black-headed Gull, 2 ad Mediterranean Gull - Heswall Shore.

Jun 25
61 Manx Shearwater past north end over high tide - Hilbre.
1 Garganey - Burton Mere Wetlands.

Jun 24
44 Sandwich Tern off Marine Lake - West Kirby.

Jun 22
1 Spoonbill plus sightings of Spotted Redshanks, Little Ringed Plovers, Mediterranean Gulls and Marsh Harriers - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Hobby over Lower Heswall.

Jun 21
61 Sandwich Tern, 1 Eider (fem), 7 Great Black-backed Gull, 58 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1,700 Herring Gull, 290 Black-headed Gull (incl first juv) and 1 Raven - Little Eye/Hilbre.
1 Spoobill and 1 spotted Redshank - Burton Mere Wetlands.
26 Shelduck, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 193 Oystercatcher, 1 Avocet, 8 Grey Plover, 3 Knot, 457 Curlew, 38 Redshank, 475 Black-headed Gull, 2 adult Mediterranean Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern - Heswall Shore.

Jun 20
1 Eider (fem) and 12 Common Tern - Hilbre.
1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Bittern showing well - Burton Mere Wetlands.

Jun 19
1 Treecreeper caught and ringed, 1 Kiittiwake, 1 Eider, 4 Gannet, 50 Common Tern, 40 Sandwich Tern and 4 Raven - Hilbre.
1 Hobby - Burton Mere Wetlands (also seen over Station Road).

Jun 18
1 Spoonbill, 1 Cattle Egret and 1 Little Ringed Plover - Burton Mere Wetlands.
A family of Lesser Spotted Woodpeckers observed moving through gardens in  Burton.

Jun 17
1 Eider and a very unseasonable Lapwing - Hilbre.

Jun 16
1 Marsh Harrier (male) - Parkgate.

Jun 15
1 Red Kite seen several times over Greenfields Drive, Little Neston.
1 Hobby - Burton Point.
1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Marsh Harrier and Bitterns showing well - Burton Mere Wetlands.

Jun 13
1 Tawny Owl showing well early morning along Wirral Way near Dawpool Nature Reserve, Thurstaston.

Jun 11
Presence of Bittern pair confirmed, also 1 Garganey (fem) and 1 Spoonbill over - Burton Mere Wetlands.

Jun 9
1 Red Kite crossed over from Wales then headed inland at 7.45am - Heswall Fields NT.

Jun 8
2 Red Kite - Burton Mere Wetlands.
3 Goosander (redhead), 3 Whimbrel and 4 Sandwich Tern - Heswall Shore.

Jun 7
1 Marsh Harrier (male) showing well - Parkgate.
326 Canada Geese by Little Eye, unprecedented numbers for the islands!
1 Brent Goose (pale-bellied), 2 Eider, 9 Turnstone (s/pl), 55 Sandwich Tern, 3 Common Tern, 1 Peregrine with kill and 2 Rock Pipit - Hilbre.
144 Canada Geese, 112 Shelduck, 140 Oystercatcher, 176 Curlew, 255 Herring Gull, 36 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 385 Black-headed Gull, 11 Sandwich Tern, 166 Carrion Crow at high tide - Heswall Shore.
1 Goshawk (male) over being mobbed by gulls - West Kirby.
1 Hobby flew east - Leasowe Lighthouse.

Jun 6
1 Arctic Skua flew out of estuary - Red Rocks.
2 Spoonbill on marsh and 1 Common Redstart by golf course - Parkgate.
1 Spoonbill -  Burton Mere Wetlands.
2 Kittiwake on north end and 3 Eider - Hilbre.

Jun 5
6 Spoonbill and 1 Bittern highlights from Burton Mere Wetlands.

Jun 4
7 Spoonbill - Burton Mere Wetlands.

Jun 3
2 Curlew Sandpiper and 2 Red Kite, pairs of both Green and Great Spotted Woodpeckers seen - Burton Mere Wetlands.

Jun 2
2 Curlew Sandpiper and 4 Spoonbill - Burton Mere Wetlands.

Jun 1
1 Red-backed Shrike (male) viewable looking south from Park Lane - Leasowe Lighthouse.
4 Spoonbill - Burton Mere Wetlands.

May 31
1 Hobby over and 1 Kingfisher - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Red Kite heading towards Frodsham over Puddington Lane - Burton.
1 Red Kite over Stapledon Wood, Caldy at 1.25pm heading SE.
1 Crossbill over Ness Gardens.

May 30
3 Avocet on pool - Denhall Quay.
1 Garganey (drake) and 1 Spotted Flycatcher - Burton Mere Wetlands.

May 29
2 Little Gull - Hilbre.
10 Tufted duck on Decca Pools.
3 Spoonbill, 2 Great Egret and 1 Marsh Harrier - Neston Marsh.

May 28
1 Wood Warbler singing by car park, 1 Spotted flycatcher - Burton Mere Wetlands.
1 Brent Goose (pale-bellied) on shore and 1 Wheatear - Red Rocks.
1 Spotted Flycatcher and 7 Siskin - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Spotted Flycatcher north of Benty Farm - Thurstaston Hill.
1 Short-eared Owl and 1 Marsh Harrier - Parkgate.

May 27
1 Brent Goose (pale-bellied) on shore - Red Rocks.
1 Grasshopper Warbler reeling in garden close to Kings Gap - Hoylake.
2 Eider (pair), 4 Rock Pipit, 35 Sanderling flew NW and 1 Swift - Hilbre.

May 25
1 Glossy Ibis and 3 Spoonbill - Burton Mere Wetlands.
75+ Manx Shearwater, 22 Gannet, 28 Guillemot, 2 Kittiwake, 2 Little Gull, 15 Sandwich Tern and 2 Common Tern - Hilbre.

May 24
3 Eider (2 drakes), 1 Brent Goose, 2 Rock Pipit, 1 Wheatear, 1 Whimbrel, 30+ Ringed Plover and 10 Sanderling - Hilbre.
1 Wood Sandpiper on flood next to Pasture Road - Moreton.
1 Spotted Flycatcher and 6 Redpoll - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Glossy Ibis (in flight this afternoon) - Burton Mere Wetlands.

May 23
1 Hobby, 1 Cuckoo in coastal paddocks, 6 Wheatear and  1 Osprey which flew west - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 probable Iceland Gull distant on tide edge - Hoylake.
1 Bonaparte's Gull and 1 Glossy Ibis - Burton Mere Wetlands.

May 20
1 Hobby over Cricket Club - Irby.

May 19
5 Wheatear, 2 Common Tern, 5 Great Egret and 1 Marsh Harrier - Decca Pools area.
1 Hobby, 1 Bittern and 2 Marsh Harrier - Burton Mere Wetlands.

May 18
1 Osprey over Raby.
1 Bittern, 1 Little Riinged Plover, 1 Great Egret and 3 Spoonbill - Burton Mere Wetlands.

May 17
2 Great Egret and 1 Ruff, no sign of Crane - Burton Marsh.

May 16
1 Lesser Whitethroat - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Common Crane dropped down on to marsh off Burton Point, also 2 Short-eared Owl, 1 Hobby, 1 Marsh Harrier, 2 Avocet and 3 Spoonbill flying N.
1 Bittern and 3 Spoonbill - Burton Mere Wetlands.

May 15
1 Hobby, 4 Wheatear and 1 Whinchat - Hoylake Langfields.
8 Wheatear in paddocks, 4 Swift over and 30+ Great Crested Grebe on sea - Leasowe Lighthouse.

May 14
1 Collared Pratincole flew east over coastal paddocks at 08.10am, not yet relocated by 10am, also 1 Grasshopper Warbler and 1 Tree Pipit - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Spoonbill - Parkgate.
1 Cetti's Warbler - Gilroy Nature Park, West Kirby.
49 Whimbrel, 123 Curlew, 108 Oystercatcher and 38 Little Egret, also 68 Carrion Crow on the sand flats presumably after crabs - Heswall/Thurstaston Shore.

May 13
200+ Little Tern  Gronant.

May 12
1 Short-eared Owl flew north - Red Rocks.
1 Wood Warbler, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Common Redstart (m&f), 4 Whinchat and 15 Wheatear - Leasowe Lighthouse.
A mirror like sea at high tide produced just 20 Commin Scoter, 10 Great Crested Grebe and 3 Gannet sitting on the sea - Hoylake.
1 Common Sandpiper and 1 male Eider - Hilbre.
4 Yellow Wagtail - Burton Mere Wetlands.

May 11
3 Whinchat - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Marsh Harrier and 2 Great Egret - Parkgate.

May 10
1 Spotted Flycatcher, 14+ Whinchat, 1 Wood Warbler, 1 Common Redstart, 15 Wheatear, 1 Lesser Whitethroat and 1 Tree Pipit - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Spoonbill flying into estuary,  also 35+ Willow Warbler, 1 Whinchat, 80 Sanderling, 7+ Wheatear, 550 Dunlin and 3 Eider- Hilbre.
1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Stonechat and abundant Sedge Warblers - Burton Marsh.
50 Little Tern, 30 Sandwich Tern, 50 Whimbrel, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 4 Wheatear, 1 Whinchat, 2 Swift and 1 Peregrine - Point of Ayr.

May 9
1 Hoopoe on municipal Golf Course (next to cycle track which runs between Hoylake Station and West Kirby, has also flown over the railway track to Drummond Road a couple of times this morning), also 1 Ring Ouzel (male) on golf course early morning - Hoylake.
1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Tree Pipit, 1 Little Ringed Plover and 21 Redpoll over, also 4 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, c20 Whinchat , 7 Wheatear, 2 White Wagtail and 2 Common Redstart - Leasowe Lighthouse.
3 Red-throated Diver east past Hoylake Shore.
1 Cuckoo and 1 Grey Wagtail, several Stonechats - Leasowe Gunsite.
1 Spoonbill, 5 Great Egret and 3 Greenshank, just 2 Pink-footed Geese left! - Parkgate.
113 Whimbrel - Heswall Shore.
3 Eider (2 male) and 17 Whimbrel - Hilbre.
5 Common Sandpiper, 6 Greenshank, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Marsh Harrier, 2 Mediterranean Gull and 2 Pintail - Burton Mere Wetlands.

May 8
1 Hoopoe in garden at Drummond Road this evening, 2 Little Tern east of the Lifeboat Station - Hoylake.
5 Whichat, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Swift over - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Short-eared Owl - Gronant.

May 7
1 Spoobill - Parkgate.
1 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear and 1 Lesser Whitethroat - Leasowe Lighthouse.
Highlights include 1 Bittern, 1 Garganey and 1 Common Sandpiper - Burton Mere Wetlands.
2 Cuckoo, 1 Hobby and 1 Greenshank - Burton Marsh.

May 6
2 Whinchat in coastal paddocks - Leasowe Lighthouse.
1 Spoobill and 2 Great Egret - Parkgate.
72 Whimbrel and 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Swift over - Heswall Shore.
1 Cuckoo by Nets Cafe and 2 Hobby - Burton Marsh.
Highlights include 1 Bittern, 1 Redstart, 1 Whinchat and 1 Common Sandpiper - Burton Mere Wetlands.

May 5
49 Whimbrel on early morning tide, also 95 Grey Plover - Heswall Shore.
1 Grasshopper Warbler (Kerr's Field), 2 Whinchat, 3 Swift and 1 Cuckoo - Leasowe Lighthouse.
3 Cattle Egret in field and 1 Wood Warbler at Puddington 'dip'.
Highlights include 1 Cuckoo, 1 Bittern and 1 Grasshopper Warbler - Burton Mere Wetlands.
15+ Sedge Warbler between Denhall Quay and Station Road, Burton.
1 Grasshopper Warbler and 2 Cetti's Warbler - Burton Point.

May 4
1 Arctic Tern (sat on mud with waders), 1 Kittiwake (over the main Dee channel), 23 common Tern, 27 Whimbrel, 230 Grey Plover, 3,500 Dunlin and 1,000 Knot - Heswall Shore.

May 3
4 Eider (2 pairs) and 1 Hobby flew east - Hilbre.
1 Hen Harrier (ringtail) this evening - Parkgate.
1,000+ Knot and 295 Grey Plover on rising tide - Hoylake.

May 2
12+ Spotted Redshank, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Great Egret and 1 drake Garganey - Burton Mere Wetlands.
2 Whinchat - Red Rocks.
4 Cattle Egret - Burton Marsh.
140 Whimbrel on rising tide - Heswall Shore.

May 1
1 Ring Ouzel by Old Baths, 1 Spoonbill flew towards Neston reedbed, 1 Grasshopper Warbler near Boathouse and 1 Marsh Harrier - Parkgate.
1 Golden Plover, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Common Redstart (male) along Park Lane, 2 Whinchat, 3 Siskin over and 1 Common Sandpiper - Leasowe Lighthouse.
173 Whimbrel at high tide (a Dee Estuary record high), 2 Stonechat in bushes by cliff and 1 Whinchat on the marsh - Heswall Shore.
1 Whinchat, 2 Grasshopper Warbler and good passage of 100+ hirundines this morning - Red Rocks.
6 Wheatear and 8 White Wagtail in ploughed field south of Meols.
2 Common Redstart - Hilbre.