Bowling green marsh

Watched from 15:30 till 18:45

A good afternoon on the marsh , 10+ curlew sandpiper among 350+ dunlin, 4 juv ruff, 15+ ringed plover, 1 common sandpiper, 200+ redshank, 5 greenshank, 25+ lapwing, 3 knot, 8 avocet, 6+ bar tailed godwits among 400+ black tailed godwits, 5+ whimbrel, 40+ curlew., 1 green sandpiper,  1 juv garganey, 20+ pintail, 50+ wigeon, 300+ teal, a few shoveler and mallards, 14+ little egrets, 1 kestrel , 1 peregrine, 2 buzzards.

1 lesser black backed gull took a juv dunlin flying across the marsh before swallow wing it in one go.

Posted September 14th, 2016 at 9:17 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News