Burton Marsh: Migrant Waders

The pools on the Dee estuary salt marsh between  Burton Point and Denhall Quay on the Wirral, Cheshire boundary can often harvest a pretty good selection of migrants. Given the fact that the Irish sea had been battered by storms in recent days, hopes were that something such as a phalarope will have been blown …

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New Brighton: The Autumn Dream

A series of images from a recent trip down the road to New Brighton on the Wirral peninsular during strong north west gales. Weather conditions were idea for this time of year and resulted in Leach's Storm Petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa), being blown into the River Mersey along with Red Phalaropes, Sabine's Gulls and Black Terns. …

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