Welcome to other Water Birds
The grey heron is a long-legged predatory wading bird of the heron family, Ardeidae. Abney Hall was responsible for this fine specimen and of course with Michael Anthony Brathwaite behind the camera.
Great Crested Grebe
The great crested grebe is a member of the grebe family of water birds noted for its elaborate mating display. Steven kelly is to thank for this lovely capture of mum and chicks at Reddish Vale.
This wonderful capture of the hungry cormorant was taken by Mark Matthews at Etherow Country Park.
Plenty of these active birds at Etherow and always ready to take advantage of a free lunch.
The grey wagtail is a member of the wagtail family, Motacillidae. Thanks to Eddie Cooke for this capture taken at Etherow Country Park.
Very unique bird amongst the passerine family is the dipper, this was captured by Ant Marriott at Etherow Country Park.
Not an easy bird to capture our Kingfisher, but patience rewarded Simon Owen on the river mersey with this stunning photo.
Always a joy to see in Stockport is the Little Grebe and thanks goes to Harry Hill for this Bramhall Park specimen.
The Eurasian coot, also known as coot, is a member of the rail and crake bird family, the Rallidae. This mother and chick was captured by Lindsey Bardsley at Reddish Vale.
The common moorhen (also known as the swamp chicken) is a bird species in the family Rallidae. Credit to Michael Anthony Brathwaite for the photo.
The mute swan is a species of swan and a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae. This beautiful specimen was captured by me.
The common sandpiper is a small Palearctic wader and this rare visit to Reddish Vale was captured by Steven Ridler.