Bradiford Reserve and R.Taw off Pottington.

09:00 - 10:30

Bradiford Res viewed from the gate:- Teal c40; Wigeon 6; Redshank 1; Snipe 1; Little Egret 1 and Redwing 9.

Following drainage work and undergrowth clearance by SWW? the road to the Pottington sewage works and the Water Rail ditch have been drastically cleared. The area has been opened up considerably. 2 Goldcrests easily found. A young female falconer uses the Parker Hannafin car park and grassed areas to fly 3 Harris Hawks.

R.Taw foreshore. Apart from Redshank, Oystercatchers etc, 2 Common Sandpipers; 17 Dunlin and 1 blue ringed Herring Gull which was too far away to read.

Scrub area next to Ashford sewage works:- 11 Fieldfares and 5 Redwings.

Posted November 11th, 2012 at 1:14 pm by Maurice Clements in General Birding