Wirral Bird Club
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Wirral is the peninsula of land between the rivers Dee and Mersey in north west England. The area, particularly the Dee Estuary, is of national and international importance for thousands of birds in winter, species such as Redshank, Dunlin, Knot, Oystercatcher and Shelduck.

map of great britain showing wirral peninsula burton marsh wirral

Location map showing Wirral

Burton Marsh, Wirral

Wirral is blessed with a wide range of different landscapes, including woods, farmland, reed beds, salt-marsh and lowland heath. The varying habitats are occupied by many different species, making the region an excellent base for bird-watching.

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