Inner Marsh Farm No complete count
this month (June) so a resume of the highlights/max counts from the whole of the month
Wetland Bird Survey Count for Heswall Shore - (Kindly provided by the Wirral Ranger Service). 4th
June Bird News
Little Tern Colony
Grasshopper Warblers have been much in evidence with both good sightings and hearings (is that the correct expression??) from both Inner Marsh Farm and Gronant. Two Spoonbill (European) spent a few days at Inner Marsh Farm, also at the farm have been a fair size summering flock of up to 200 Black-tailed Godwit. A Mediterranean Gull was seen at both Inner Marsh Farm and Oakenholt Marsh.
|| July Highest Spring Tides|
2nd July, 12.23hrs 9.6m. (all times BST)
3rd July, 13.15hrs 9.7m.
4th July, 1404hrs 9.6m.
Young Ornithologists Club at Ness Gardens
Peregrines Phoenix Group
Wirral Bird Club
Forthcoming Events (organised by the Wirral Ranger Service, Flintshire Countryside Service and/or the RSPB):
1st July. Food for free in the Dunes. 7pm -
July. Visit to Gronant Tern Colony. 9:30am
July. Sunset Walk to Hilbre. Evening.
July. Marsh Matters. 1.30pm - 3.30pm.
July. Guided Walk to the Hilbre Islands.
July. Below the Ridge. 1pm - 3.30pm
July. Birds, Bats, Moths and Barbecue. 8:00pm
Note: Many of these forthcoming events extracted from 'Birdwatchers Diary 2000', which covers both the Dee and Mersey regions. Please e-mail me if you want an electronic copy, hard copy available from the visitor centre at Thurstaston, Wirral Country Park 0151 648 4371.