Visit to Marbury Country Park – 9th April 2019

By | June 7, 2019

Seven members of the group attended this our second visit to Marbury Country Park near Northwich, Cheshire.  Marbury is an extensive site with a wide range of habitats and on this occasion a total of thirty two species were recorded.  The highlight was the sighting of three Green Sandpipers.

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Species Number Seen
Blackbird Several
Black-headed Gull Many
Blue Tit Several
Buzzard 4
Canada Goose Several
Carrion Crow Several
Chiffchaff Many heard, 1 seen
Coot Several
Cormorant 1
Dunnock 1
Goldcrest 4
Goldfinch A few
Goosander A few
Great Crested Grebe A few
Great Spotted Woodpecker Heard drumming
Great Tit A few
Green Sandpiper 3
Greenfinch Heard only
Jackdaw A few
Jay 1
Lesser Black-backed Gull A few
Magpie A few
Mallard Several
Nuthatch Many heard, 1 seen
Oystercatcher 2
Robin Several
Shelduck A few
Song Thrush 2
Teal A few
Tufted Duck A few
Woodpigeon Several
Wren A few