Bowling green marsh & exminster

Bowling green marsh watched from the hide from 08:40 till 10:45 

the curlew sandpiper was very active showing well at times, 200+ bar tailed godwits 300+ dunlin, good numbers of avocet and black tailed godwit and wigeon, only 7 pochard, 3 tufted duck, 3 little grebe, a brambling was reported in the area to the left of the hide, 2 Cetti's warblers 

exminster marsh 11:30 till 12:55

24 grey plover near the fishermans car park good numbers  wigeon, lapwing and dunlin and a peregrine 

exminster milbury lane 13:05 till 14:15

the rose coloured starling showed well but the waxwing didn't show until 14:05 when 22 flew in but only stayed for a minute before flying down the lane to the left. 

Posted February 17th, 2013 at 8:27 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News