Majority Vote Names the Short-eared Owl Favourite Marsh Bird
|Published: 18th September 2023 14:23|
The short-eared owl has gained the recent competitors to develop into the favorite marsh fowl.
On the second of October this 12 months, the Neston group can rejoice the fiftieth anniversary of our beloved Wirral Way shared-use path.
Working collectively, Cheshire West and Chester Council joined forces with the RSPB to place ahead 5 birds who every have a singular story and hyperlink to the marshes. See the nominations and skim extra in regards to the competitors in our article.
Some 230 individuals voted for his or her favorite marsh fowl, with the short-eared owl being the out and out winner with 76 votes.
The fairly little egret got here second with 57 votes, with the marsh harrier coming third with 34 votes.
To rejoice the short-eared owl’s victory and to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Wirral Way there might be an occasion on the Old Baths, Parkgate on Sunday, 1 October from 1 pm to three pm.
Councillor Louise Gittins, Leader of Cheshire West and Chester Council, Member for Little Neston, and Cabinet Member for Wellbeing, stated: “Thank you to everybody who acquired concerned within the competitors and voted for his or her favorite marsh fowl. The short-eared owl is a superb selection that basically symbolises the marshes.
“The willow-weaved construction of the short-eared owl might be unveiled on Sunday, 1 October to mark the Wirral Way’s fiftieth anniversary.
“I do hope it is possible for you to to hitch us on the occasion, the place it is possible for you to see the willow construction unveiled, take an image with it, be a part of a willow weaving masterclass, in addition to meet representatives of the RSPB.”
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