Bowling green marsh

watched from 17:00 till 20:15

a good evening on the marsh with continued build up of gulls with 5 1st summer Mediterranean gulls in among 300+ black headed gulls( 1 new ringed bird white ring TMWA have sent off appears to be a polish ringed bird), 3 common gull and 3 sandwich terns.

Good numbers of waders with 60+ whimbrel, 27+ bar tailed godwits, 181+ black tailed godwits, 7 dunlin, 1 knot, 2 oystercatchers, 2 redshanks , 14+ greenshanks, 1 common sandpiper . 1 hobby made 2 unsuccessful passes with 300+ sand martins and 40+ swallows, 3 wigeon.

Posted May 5th, 2015 at 9:51 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News