Trip reports

Sefton Park

Sefton Park
Kingfisher - Neil Prendergast

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

The walk got off to a good start by watching the dominate mute swans chasing the last of last years young from the lake and up to the top of a grass bank at the side of the lake, also on the lake were a mix of gulls ducks and 15 little grebes. On the pool near the site of the old aviary the group has a very good view of a male kingfisher diving for small fish by a small waterfall, we spent about 5 minutes watching this bird. this was a new bird for one member and she was able to take a video on her smart phone.

19 members joined the walk , 28 species of bird were seen - Mute Swan, mallard, tufted duck, moorhen, canada goose, coot, nuthatch, gt crested grebe, blue tit ,great tit, robin, long tailed tit, treecreeper, dunnock, blackbird, magpie, wood pigeon, chaffinch, carrion crow (one with white sings), lesser black backed gull, little grebe cormorant, goldcrest, kingfisher, black headed gull, herring gull, common gull, ring necked parakeet.