Bowling Green Marsh

Viewed over the late morning high-tide.

Wader numbers continue to increase with Spotted Redshank amongst 100+ Redshank, 10+ Bar-tailed Godwits, 40+ Black-tailed Godwits, 10+ Whimbrel, 135+ Curlew, 8 Lapwing (4 juvs), 2 Oystercatchers, 5 Mediterranean Gulls (adult being new-in thin black pencil line along the outer edge of primaries  + 4 fs), 8 Sandwich Terns, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, c1000 Black-headed Gulls (3 juvs).

Spot Red: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ybUVCjR-0w

The Common Tern from last Friday had a metal leg ring but was unable to read it.

Some 4K video footage of approx 10 Med Gulls in the bay area from Friday: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FJgam1jm7M

Green Sand & Common Tern: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UXv2MO4eMUU

Sandwich Tern Spotted Redshank
Sandwich Terns                                 Spotted Redshank

Posted June 26th, 2016 at 8:32 pm by David Boult in Bird News