Bowling green marsh

Watched from the hide 10:10 till 13:40

the female Long tailed duck showed from 13:10 very well at times, 3 water rail were viewable with 2 spending most of the morning out in full view, 52+ snipe, 1 pochard and male pintail, 800+ black tailed godwits, only 1 Bar tailed godwit, 64+ lapwing, 2 Cetti's warblers, 1 grey plover, good numbers of wigeon and teal, 10+ shoveler,  2 little egrets, 3 little grebes, 3 buzzards, kestrel and sparrowhawk, 3 goldcrests and chiffchaff along the lane, on walk down to the hide 1 treecreeper and a coal tit. 

from viewing platform only 2 avocet, 100+ Bar tailed godwits, 50+ grey plover, 8+ snipe, 1000+ dunlin

from goat walk 3 turnstone 

Posted December 8th, 2012 at 5:25 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News