This morning birds included 2 Little Grebe, 4 Shelduck, 11 Gadwall and a minimum of 66 Teal
More photos if this stunning little bird courtesy P. Loydall
A black redstart in Earlestown was just too tempting to pass by, though I didn't have any great expectations of seeing it. Fortunately though we picked it up pretty quick, on a chimney in Brookfield street. Only my second black redstart in St Helens.
I was alerted to this blog post today ......
The interesting thing is the coincidence in the occurrence of a single female at around the same date as 2 years ago and then the masses turned up .... watch this space ....