R.Taw from Taw Bridge to Ashford Sewage Works. 11:45 - 13:15

On foreshore below the Taw Bridge:- 125 Redshank; 6 Little Egret and 143 Dunlin.

Pottington foreshore:- 46 Redshank; c150 Lapwing; 8 Little Egret and 1 Black-tailed Godwit.

Penhill Marsh and foreshore:- c450 Lapwing; 9 Little Egret; 57 Dark-bellied Brent but more could have been hidden in ditches; 7 Grey Heron and 43 Shelduck. A flock of c1800 Golden Plover settled on the sandbanks just off the marsh and steadily built up to c2500. Small flock of 37 Dunlin with the Golden Plover.

Ashford Sewage Works ditch;- 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Little Egret.

Posted November 12th, 2014 at 2:22 pm by Maurice Clements in Bird News