Bowling green marsh

Watched from 15:05 till 17:40

Arrived just before the rain and watched from the hide.

218+ pintail was my second highest count for the marsh, 2 curlew sandpipers among 646+ dunlin( included some very large individuals probabley of the alpina sub species) , 3 knot, 1 ringed plover, 1 grey plover, 17+ avocet, 25+ lapwing, 36+ bar tailed godwits, 426+ curlew, 1 whimbrel, 600+ black tailed godwits, 300+ redshank, 420+ teal, 45+ shoveler, 80+ wigeon, 2 little egrets, 3 grey heron, 10+ greenshank, 18+ moorhen , mixed group of 30+ swallow and house Martin over heading east.

Posted October 14th, 2016 at 7:55 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News