Bowling green marsh

Watched from the hide 14:00 till 16:00

A good afternoon on the marsh the long tailed duck showed well at times among 480+ wigeon, 4 pintail, 1 female pochard, 1 gadwall, 80+ teal, 8+ shoveler, 900+ dunlin was a very good count, 350+ avocet, 3 spotted redshanks, 147+ lapwing, 120+ bar tailed godwits among 400+ black tailed godwits, 100+ redshanks, 4+ jays, 12+ snipe, 2 Cetti's warblers, 1 water rail , 350+ brent geese over , lots of disturbance by a peregrine made accurate counts hard also 2 sparrowhawks. 

Posted November 30th, 2013 at 8:12 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News