Bowling green marsh

Watched from the hide 11:20 till 14:15

the 1st summer Ross's gull spent time between the marsh and goosemoor.

c3200+ black headed gulls included 3 Mediterranean gulls(2 1st summer , 1 juvenile)

good numbers of waders with 328+ black tailed godwits, 3 bar tailed godwits, 2 spotted redshanks, 262+ redshanks, 22+ greenshanks, 83+ dunlin, 388+ curlew, 26+ whimbrel.

14+ little egret, 2 oystercatchers, 13+ shelduck.

thanks to mark for the report of 2 garden warblers by the path to the viewing platform there was 1 still present when I got there also 2 chiffchaff, and 67+ oystercatchers from the viewing platform.

a 1st summer little gull was on goosemoor.

Posted July 20th, 2014 at 7:52 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News