Bowling green marsh

watched from the hide 15:30 till 19:00

Another good high tide with the spoonbill droping in then going to sleep , a big increase in most waders and wildfowl with 223+ wigeon and 36+ pintail of particular note, 5 adult spotted redshanks being a nice surprise, 755+ black tailed godwits included lots  of juv's, 8 avocet highest count this autumn , 3 juv ruff, 4  knot , 30 dunlin , 370+ redshank, 4+ bar tailed godwits, 404+ curlew, 12+ greenshank, 165+ teal, 12+ whimbrel, 5+ yellow wagtail, constant stream of swallow , house Martin and sand martins South , peregrine, sparrowhawk and 3 buzzards, 8+ little egrets, 1 juv water rail and 4+ snipe.

Posted September 11th, 2015 at 9:06 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News