Bowling green marsh

watched from the hide 16:00 till 17:45

Pintail numbers continue to rise with 140+ among 200+ wigeon, 908+ black tailed godwits is the highest count this Autumn, 1 male juv Ruff, 1 spotted redshank, 25 avocet,300+ redshank , 10+ greenshanks , 200+ dunlin, 4 snipe, 8+ bar tailed godwits, 1 whimbrel in among 400+ curlew, 32+ shoveler and 200+ teal, 1 sparrowhawk, 1 stonechat, 20+ meadow pipit.

On the walk back to get the bus a Firecrest picked up on call only was among the local long tailed tit group by the bridge over the railway line at the top of the lane.

Posted October 10th, 2015 at 7:33 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News