Bowling green marsh

watched from the hide 15:00 till 17:45

The female mandarin duck showed well in front of the hide, an exceptional count of 119+ pintail with birds still dropping in as I left the hide , 110+ dunlin , 1 spotted redshank , 1 juv male ruff dropped in with 10 greenshank from goosemoor, 15 avocet , 750+ black tailed godwits, 5+ bar tailed godwits , 180+ redshanks , 1 knot, 300+ curlew, 200+ teal, 80+ wigeon, 12+ little egrets, 1 kestrel, 1 stonechat, 3 reed buntings, 1 kestrel, 2 buzzards, 30+ meadow pipits, 25+ shoveler, 4 snipe.

 

Posted October 9th, 2015 at 8:08 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News