Bowling green marsh

Watched from the hide from 09:05 till 11:30

the curlew sandpiper still showing well in front of the hide, avocet numbers down to 33, 200+ bar tailed godwits, hard to count dunlin numbers but estimate about 450+ , 1 adult med gull was a nice find. 7+ common gull, 2 very vocal Cetti's warblers, 1 water rail, 6+ chiffchaffs, 1 great spotted woodpecker, 2 little grebes, 1 pintail, 180+ wigeon, 1 little egret, 300+ black tailed godwits. 

from the viewing platform 

the female long tailed duck showed in front of the viewing platform around 12:00 before flying off 

Posted March 18th, 2013 at 9:44 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News