Bowling Green Marsh

Viewed over the mid-morning high-tide. 146-Bar-Tailed Godwits (big increase since monday); c850-Black-Tailed Godwits; 2-Spotted Redshank; c50-Redshank; 28-Curlew; c250-Dunlin; 27-Lapwing; 7-Snipe; 14-Greylag Geese; 1-Little Egret; 19-Pintail; c35-Shoveler; c70-Teal; c40-Wigeon; 1-Sparrowhawk; 1-Buzzard and no Avocets present on the marsh. From the viewing platform 1-Spotted Redshank feeding near riversmeet house; 12-Grey Plover; 4-Common Gulls; c45-Black Headed Gulls; 2-Red Breasted Mergansers; c100-Wigeon in field left of path. From the goatwalk c550-Avocets on far side near Turf Hotel.

Link to my videos for today and over past few weeks:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQkq57vgEeetJjzX_ts15bA

Spotted Redshank
Spotted Redshank

Spotted Redshank
Spotted Redshank

Bar-Tailed Godwit
Bar-Tailed Godwit

Posted December 2nd, 2015 at 8:35 pm by David Boult in Bird News