Bowling green marsh

Watched from 09:00 till 13:45

impressive numbers of black tailed godwits with 750+ , 21+ bar tailed godwits, 60+ avocet, still 1 juv curlew sandpiper showed well at times, a juv ruff dropped in along with 100+ dunlin, 7 greenshanks, 3 pochard, 3 tufted duck, at least 26+ jay moving north, 2 sparrowhawks, kestrel, 3+ buzzard, 2 nuthatch, 1 coal tit, 1 great spotted woodpecker, a few meadow pipits and alba wagtails over, 5+ goldcrests

from the viewing platform 8 grey plover, the kingfisher was seen by a couple of visiting birders, 9 long tailed tits, 4 chiffchaffs

Posted October 19th, 2012 at 8:09 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News