West End Levels

My first Redwings of the autumn this morning, when 20 flew over the Downslink north of Bishop Park. There was also a Kingfisher perched on a metal railing just north of Betley Bridge. The fields either side of the river are now flooded, not surprising following the mid-week rain. The photo is from Chates weir looking north-east. This water held decent numbers of Canada Geese and Mallards, with a lone Gadwall west of Chates for a bit of variety. Also in the vicinity a pair of Stonechats popped up. Finally, a distant Little Egret could be seen to the west of the river. (PC)