Bowling green marsh

Watched from the hide 18:40 till 21:10

The 1st summers ROSS'S GULL again showed well as did the Adult SPOONBILL and the stunning adult summer plumage SPOTTED REDSHANK.

5 Mediterranean gulls all first summer among good numbers of black headed gulls which were still coming in as i left.

Redshank numbers continue to increase with 47+, 1 knot , 1 whimbrel, 40+ curlew, 3 lapwing, 7 Bar tailed Godwits, 83+ Black tailed godwits and the female Pochard, 3 wigeon , 2 reed buntings , 6+ reed warblers.

SPOONBILL ADULT
SPOONBILL ADULT

SPOONBILL
SPOONBILL

Posted June 16th, 2014 at 10:51 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News