Bowling green marsh

watched from 08:15 till 12:45

Another good morning on the marsh with the highlight a Spotted crake which showed briefly on the far side from the hide as it was flushed by a water rail chasing it at 11:20.

the supporting cast was a juv Little ringed plover , 15+ yellow wagtail, 3 spotted redshanks, 5+ ruff, 15+ knot, 10+ dunlin, 1 avocet, 700+ black tailed godwits, good numbers of curlew, whimbrel , redshanks,  teal and mallards , 20+ wigeon, 2 pintail, 2 tufted duck.

from the viewing platform 1 kingfisher

from the goatwalk, 6+ sandwich terns 

Posted August 31st, 2015 at 3:27 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News