Bowling green marsh

Watched from the hide 16:30 till 20:00

The 1st summer Ross's gull continues to show well at times and it has now been here for 51 days , the gull numbers continue to rise with 1900+ black headed gulls but only 3 1st summer Mediterranean gulls, 3 common gulls , 3 sandwich terns.

wader numbers also increasing with 481+ curlew, 13+ whimbrel, 6+ bar tailed godwits, 200+ black tailed godwits, 27+ greenshanks, 220+ redshanks, 1 spotted redshank, 13 dunlin, 1 Knot, 4 oystercatchers , 5+ lapwing, 1 buzzard, 4 teal , 3 wigeon.

a quick look of the goat walk after turned up 3 sandwich terns ( 2 adults and the first juvenile of the year)

 

Posted July 11th, 2014 at 10:26 pm by Keith Birchall in General Birding