Saturday, December 27, 2008

juv great black backed gull

adult great black backed gull

Prescot Reservoirs
A female Goosander joined the Great Northern Diver for a stickleback feast at the reservoirs today. The long staying diver is still showing well on no4 reservoir and a female goosander was on no3 for an hour or so. There was an excellent selection of wildfowl on show also with
10 pochard,
4 wigeon
3 teal
12 shoveller
2 gadwall
15 ruddy duck
23 goldeneye
60 mallard
107 tufted duck
6 little grebe
Also adult yellow- legged gull, 18 snipe, 1 buzzard, 8 redpoll, 2 siskin.

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