Bowling green marsh

watched from 08:15 till 12:30

A good morning with a big increase in avocet to 244+ , 460+ dunlin, 300+ curlew, 18+ bar tailed godwits, 110+ lapwing, 300+ redshank, 200+ wigeon, 12+ pintail, 80+ snipe( 16 on marsh, the rest over in small groups mostly heading west ) , 2 grey wagtail , 1 stonechat, 1 buzzard.

Around the viewing platform 1 kingfisher showed well, 375+ redwing came out of rivers meet house with 60+ fieldfare, 8+ mistle thrush, 4 song thrush, increase in robin and blackbirds, 50+ skylark over, 2 crossbill, 1 redpoll , small groups of chaffinch west, 12+ long tailed tit, 1 female blackcap.

from the goatwalk large number of dunlin on far side by turf, 25+ golden plover, 300+ lapwing, 20+ grey plover.

 

Posted November 1st, 2015 at 4:21 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News