Bowling green marsh

Watched 15:30 till 19:00

the 1st summer Ross's gull showed a few times as well as as the the 1st summer little gull among c3500+ black headed gulls and 4+ Mediterranean gull( 1 adult, 2 2nd summers , 1 juv).

41+ whimbrel, 390+ curlew, 34+ dunlin, 67+ oystercatcher, 5+ bar tailed godwits , 2 spotted redshanks, good numbers of redshank and black tailed godwit, 12+ greenshanks, 1 common sandpiper, 1 green sandpiper, 4+ lapwing, 12+ little egret.

from the viewing platform 2 sandwich terns( 1 adult, 1 juvenile ) 73+ dunlin.

large numbers of black headed gulls were of turf, powderham and exton , 2 sandwich terns flew towards topsham quay.

 

Posted July 23rd, 2014 at 10:32 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News