Kingsbridge Estuary

West Charleton Marsh / Bay, 13:15-15:40, high tide.

16 Teal, 8 Pintail, Scaup ( juv/fw on flooded scrape on marsh with Pintail and Teal before they all flew out into the bay, aythya ducks are rarely seen actually on the marsh ) 7 Red-breasted Merganser, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 14 Bar-tailed Godwits ( roosting with Curlew towards Wareham Point ), 37 Lapwings ( flying north ) and a Kingfisher.

As an aside, for an interesting twist regarding a Green Sandpiper at East Soar, take a look at the Forum section and click on General Discussions.

Posted October 26th, 2012 at 5:30 pm by Perry Sanders in Bird News