Taw Bridge and R.Taw (Pottington to Ashford sewage works.)

10:50 - 13:00

A 2 hour search around the Taw Bridge revealed no sign of any Smew although it was in this same area that we had 2 females last year or the year before. Time flies!

Anchorwood Bank.

Dunlin c200; Sanderling 21; Grey Plover 7; Cormorant 25 in mid-river and 2 Shelduck.

Pottington to Ashford sewage works.

Ringed Plover 12; Grey Plover 8; Dunlin c300 and 2 Shelduck.

Bradiford Reserve.

Wigeon 22; c1000 Golden Plover and c400 Lapwing in adjacent field and just a few Teal.

Sewage works ditch.

Green Sandpiper being constantly harried by a Redshank.

 

Posted January 19th, 2013 at 2:34 pm by Maurice Clements in Bird News