Weather: SE 3/4 vis 5 mls
Today 7 Purple Sandpiper were present at the North End along with 103 Turnstone. A single Bar-tailed Godwit and 147 Grey Plover were on the East Hoyle, other waders included 100 Dunlin, 28 Redshank, 50 Curlew. A flock of 5,000 Knot were South of Little Eye.
On the sea were 24 Great Crested Grebe, 53 Common Scoter and 6 Eider, a male Red-breasted Merganser flew west off the North End and 4 Shelduck also went west between Hilbre and Middle.
On Hilbre were 2 Rock Pipit, 3 Linnet, 2 Song Thrush and a Blackbird. Photos by AS