Bowling Green Marsh & River Clyst confluence.

09:30 to mid-day BG Hide  Calm but cold morning with plenty to see. American Widgeon showed in amongst our common Wigeon for all to see before heading off towards Dart farm!. 100+ Avocet, 100+ Black-Tailed & 100+ Bar-Tailed Godwits, Teal, Shelduck, Pochard, Curlew, Little Egret, Dunlin, Lapwing,Grey Heron, Coots, Moorhen, Little Grebe, Black Headed Gull, Common Gull, Meadow Pippits, Pied Wagtail, 3 Fox and a few Rabbit pushing their luck!! all see from the hide with a fly past by 50+ Brent Geese.

River Clyst Viewing Platform. Most birds left the marsh as the tide fell back and seen on the mudflats.

Added bonus seen from the platform a pair of Red Breasted Maganser, a pair of Goldeneye and a Great Crested Grebe in the Channel, 10+ Grey Plover, and to finish the morning a nice close view of a Greenshank.

Good company in a great setting. 

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Posted February 28th, 2013 at 9:49 pm by Derek Carter in Bird News