Bowling Green Marsh

Viewed over the evening high-tide until 2000hrs.

From the viewing platform the Osprey was sat on it's usual pole in middle of estuary south of rivermeet house at 1745hrs.

From the hide 3 Little Stints (first of the autumn) flew in at 1902hrs on nearside of main pond around the Canada Geese feeding along the shoreline and moving onto to the point of left channel before flying across to right side out of site from the hide but viewed from the road and still there when i left. Also of note were 2 Curlew Sandpipers + 6 Ruff + 4 Spotted Redshank + c19 Knot + c8 Snipe + 3 Ringed Plover + 2 Yellow Wagtails + Barnacle Goose + Bar-Headed Goose and wader numbers similar to yesterday with Shoveler and Teal. 

Some digiscope record shots in fading light.

3 Little Stints
3 Little Stints

Curlew Sandpiper (right of Dunlin)
Curlew Sandpiper (right of Dunlin)

Yellow Wagtail (top) & Little Stint (bottom)
Yellow Wagtail (top) & Little Stint (bottom)

Posted September 8th, 2014 at 9:42 pm by David Boult in Bird News