Bowling green marsh

Watched from 15:00 till 17:00

on walk down to the hide a brambling over the lane heading towards darts farm also 2 groups of redwing 90-100+ in each group, 7+ Fieldfares, from the hide 1 curlew sandpiper, 2 golden plover, 2 juv ruff,  800+ black tailed godwits, 14+ bar tailed godwits, 60+ dunlin, 6+ greenshanks, good numbers of snipe 62+ showing before I arrived  ( thanks to Gary Clayden) , popped to the viewing platform another group of 80+ redwing over 2 jay 

Another  look from hide produced 40+ lapwing , 70+ wigeon, 3 pochard and still 40+ snipe showing on far side from the hide 2 more jay, by the feeders 2 nuthatch showed well with a treecreeper and coal tit 

Posted October 23rd, 2012 at 7:07 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News