R.Taw - Pottington to Ashford Sewage Works 11:50 - 13:15

Sanderling 17; Common Gull 14; Lesser black-backed Gull 11; Greater black-backed Gull 7; Dunlin c200; Shelduck 8; Dark-bellied Brent Goose 354 between Penhill Marsh and Ashford S.W. This is the most I`ve ever counted here; Golden Plover c2500; Lapwing c3000 and 3 Goosander ( 1 male, 2 female). At 12:50 2 very loud bangs occured and everything went up in the sky. The air appeared full of birds.

Posted January 5th, 2015 at 2:42 pm by Maurice Clements in Bird News