Gaya trust and Isley marsh.

From the hide at Gaya trust a male American Wigeon,possibly a sub-adult,but showing whitish crown stripe with broad,dark,greenish stripes to side of head,pinkish flanksand otherwise similar plumage to Eurasian Wigeon.seen with 400 plus wigeon,200 plus Teal,5 Pintail.

Ducks constantly coming and going and a female Merlin preening on a post nearby.

3 Spoonbill,a thousand plus Lapwing and 1,500 plus Golden Plover on adjacent Isley marsh.

Posted December 12th, 2014 at 2:53 pm by Malcolm Shakespeare. in Bird News