Bowling green marsh and river exe

Bowling green marsh from the hide 09:10 till 10:30

the water levels are very high with 2 islands now, only 79+ avocet, but good number of godwits with 203+ bar tailed godwits, 950+ black tailed godwits, 480+ dunlin, 9+ snipe, 7+ snipe, 8+ lapwing , 1 water rail, 9+ pintail, 6 Pochards, a peregrine nearly took a redshank, 1 buzzard. 

Along the exe from countess wear to the quay 

the male goosander is still on river by double locks pub, 3 green sandpipers, 2 chiffchaffs, 3 redpoll with a mixed group of greenfinches, goldfinch and long tailed tits , 6 snipe, 7 bullfinch, 2 kingfishers, 2 Treecreepers, 2 sparrowhawk, 1 peregrine , a female stonechat, 2 reed buntings, 1 raven, 2 buzzards.

Posted February 16th, 2014 at 6:34 pm by Keith Birchall in General Birding