Bowling green marsh

Watched from 15:15 till 17:30

There was amovement of Red Kite through over Goosemoore from about 14:30 with at least 6 birds through before i arrived all had been heading from darts farm area towards exminster marsh ( Thanks Gary Clayden for the texts) another 1 went through just after 15:30 heading in the same direction. 

From the hide 2 full summer plumage spotted redshank showed well among 18+ greenshanks, 4 bar tailed godwits, 6 whimbrel another group of 12 whimbrel flew north with 50+ curlew, another 205+ curlew were on the marsh, 15, dunlin,220+ black tailed godwits and 40+ redshank, 5 tufted duck, 8+ blackcap around site, 1 willow warbler and 4 chiffchaff, 1 nuthatch, 4 little egret, 2 grey heron, 1 avocet.

 

Posted April 16th, 2015 at 8:16 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News