Bowling green marsh

watched from 13:40 till 16:30

An excellent few hours from the hide with a new record for Pintail with 186+ , wigeon 784+, 3 tufted duck, 28+ shoveler, 295+ teal, 117 avocet, 1006+ black tailed godwits, 30+ bar tailed godwits, 440+ redshank, 1 spotted redshank, 1 ruff, 13+ greenshanks, 394+ curlew, 259+ dunlin, 7+ snipe, 5 jay, 1 great spotted woodpecker, 1 buzzard, 2 grey wagtail, 32+ lapwing.

A yellow browed warbler was reported by the path to the viewing platform 

A quick look from the church at topsham produced a few thousand starlings performing before going to roost.

Posted October 25th, 2015 at 6:19 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News