Bowling green marsh

Watched from 08:00 till 11:20

on walk down to the hide treecreeper, 8+ goldcrests, 6+ bullfinch, from the hide a female hen harrier flew over causing panic among the waders and headed of east, 3 water rail, 120+ snipe, 208+ bar tailed godwits, 100+ dunlin, 1 grey plover, 100+ lapwing, 2 knot, the female long tailed duck dropped in and showed well, also 4+ pintail, tufted duck(m), lots of teal and wigeon. 9+ shoveler, 150+ redshank good numbers of black tailed godwits, sparrowhawk, 2 buzzards, kingfisher, 2 little grebes, little egret and  15+ golden plover flew over. 

A very good morning on the marsh 

Posted December 15th, 2012 at 1:49 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News