Around the exe

Started at Bowling green marsh 08:45 till 10:15

The 3rd calendar Spoonbill was again showing well at times this morning from the hide, also 3 adult spotted redshanks , 4 juv ruff, 6+ dunlin and 1 possible juv curlew sandpiper hidden mostley ( later seen off the viewing platform), 3 juv knot 6+ greenshanks, 200+ redshank 5 whimbrel, 1 juv bar tailed godwit , 1 yellow wagtail over 400+ black tailed godwits.

Just as i got to the viewing platform news broke of the Grey Phalarope on exminster marsh so a quick dash over with Dave Hopkins (Thanks dave) and soon had the bird in view also on the marsh a juv Graganey been around a few days and along station road 2 whinchat, 3 wheatear 

Another good day on the marshes

Grey Phalarope
Grey Phalarope

Posted September 13th, 2015 at 6:10 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News