Bowling green marsh

Watched from 15:00 till 17:00

from the hide 1 curlew sandpiper, 3 juv ruff, 12+ knot among redshank and a few black tailed godwits, 5 little egrets, 4 greenshanks.

from the viewing platform a further 6 curlew sandpiper with 8+ dunlin among 150+ redshanks, 11+ knot, 3 water rail, 1 kingfisher, but best bird was a juv Black tern among 20+ common tern and 30+ sandwhich terns feeding between exton station and Lympstone and over to powderham corner along with severall hundred black headed gulls. 

Posted September 17th, 2014 at 8:11 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News