Bowling green marsh

Watched from 08:30 till 10:45 from the hide 

The drake American wigeon dropped in with 30+ wigeon for 10mins around 09:00 before departing towards  darts farm , the curlew sandpiper continues to show very well along with 500+ dunlin, 200+ avocet,250+ bar tailed godwits,400+ black tailed godwits , 11+ snipe, 59+ lapwing, 23 shelduck, 4 pintail(2m,2f),1 pochard, 240+ black headed gulls, 8+ common gulls, 2 lesser black backed gulls, , 2 Cetti's warblers, 

A quick look around topsham looking for the waxwings from yesterday found none, but  3+ redpoll with a group of goldfinches on topsham rec. 

 

Posted March 3rd, 2013 at 8:31 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News