Bowling green marsh

watched from 07:30 till 11:30

A group of 9 coal tit on the walk down to the hide was a good count and at least 10+ goldcrests, from the hide lots of disturbance again by a paraglider making counts impossible but estimates of 900+ black tailed godwits, 200+ dunlin, 300+ redshank, 200+ curlew, 400+ wigeon 200+ teal, other counts were 44 avocet, 1 juv male ruff, 1 spotted redshank, 23 greenshank, 2 bar tailed godwits, 50+ pintail, 2 blackcaps, 4 jay, 1 1st winter Mediterranean gull, 1 common gull. 

movement overhead included 20+ skylark and lots of meadow pipits, along the lane more goldcrests and at least 15+ goldcrests by riversmeet house and 1 male blackcap.

Posted October 17th, 2015 at 6:38 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News