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Late morning male Brambling seen in trees around the fishponds with mixture of other finches and 3-Reed Buntings around the reedbeds.

Early afternoon from Goosemoor a Water Rail seen in the pond near the bridge and 2-Spotted Redshank with 3-Greenshank and other waders around the main pond on the marsh.  Links to videos.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dkust0kNcqg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxrbdagLQSk

From Bowling Green Marsh c250-Avocets; 22-Bar-tailed Godwits; c850-Black-tailed Godwits; c300-Redshank; c450-Dunlin; 3-Snipe; c60-Lapwing; 28-Curlew; 3-Pintail; 1-Tufted Duck; c200-Wigeon; 13-Greylag Geese; c35-Shoveler; c60-Teal. 

Posted December 7th, 2015 at 10:13 pm by David Boult in Bird News