Bowling green marsh

Watched from 15:15 till 18:00

on the walk down to the hide a hobby flew through scattering a large group of house martins and swallows, from the hide 3 juv little stints, 1 juv curlew sandpiper, 3 spotted redshank( 2 juv, 1 adult), 2 juv ruff, 7 ringed plover, 500+ curlew, 550+ black tailed godwits, avocet numbers continue to rise with 24+, 52+ bar tailed godwits, 24+ knot, 41+ little egrets, 22+ greenshanks, 31+ lapwing, 260+ Redshanks, a sparrowhawk took a dunlin, 120+ dunlin, 2+ whimbrel, 1 green sandpiper.

a quick look from the viewing platform produced 3 juv curlew sandpipers, 1 snipe, 4 grey plover and 6+ chiffchaffs. 

 

Posted September 30th, 2013 at 8:30 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News