Bowling green marsh

watched from 15:15 till 18:25

The highlight was a YELLOW BROWED WARBLER found just after 16:00 with Martin it only showed briefly in the corner just to the right of the gate to the viewing platform , it was in with a mixed flock of long tailed tits, goldcrests, chiffchaffs, coal tit blue tits and great tits which seemed to move into rivers meet house grounds, also nuthatch and grey wagtail .

on the walk down at the pond by the entrance to goosemoor at least 6+ chiffchaffs also included a redpoll my first grounded bird on the marsh usually just fly overs, also 1 reed bunting.

From the hide 16:40 till 18:25

The continued exceptional numbers of pintail with 182+ among 550+ wigeon, 27+ avocet, 905+ black tailed godwits, 1 juv ruff, 1 spotted redshank, 200+ dunlin, 350+ redshanks , 5+ bar tailed godwits, 300+ curlew, 30+ lapwing , 15+ greenshanks, 200+ teal, 35+ shovelers, 1 sparrowhawk.

Posted October 11th, 2015 at 7:54 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News