Penduline Tits at Bowling Green Marsh, Topsham

10:00 2 x Penduline Tits showed very briefly this morning at Bowling Green Marsh to the left of the hide feeding again very low down on the Bulrushes. It was reported two were seen at Dart's Farm around 11:15 possibly the same pair, then became illusive again.

Very quite on the B.G. Marsh due to the Neap Tides with 100+ Redshank +2 Spotted Redshank. 25+ Gadwall, 150+ Dunlin, 150+ Widgeon, 20+ Shoveller, 50+ Teal 10+ Snipe and a few Black Tailed Godwits.

Off the viewing platform 200+ Dunlin, 30+ Grey Plover, 5+ Common Gull, 20+ Bar Tailed Godwit, 5+ Knott, and one Kingfisher.

Popped in at Darts Farm hide to see the Black Brant which was in with the 1000+ Brent Geese. No sign of the Penduline Tits but a pair of Stonechat and three Chiffs were in the Rushes along with sightings of 2 Water Rail. 

Posted December 15th, 2014 at 3:55 pm by Derek Carter in Bird News