Bowling green marsh

Watched from  15:45 till 18:35

2 juv wood sandpipers still showing on far side from the hide ,the adult and juv spotted redshank were amongst 150+ redshank, 130+ Dunlin, 4 knot, 4 ringed plover,12+ bar tailed godwits good numbers of black tailed godwits , 5 lapwing , 9+ little grebes, 1 pochard, 1 Garganey , 3 tufted duck, 20+ teal, 1 wigeon, 5+ whimbrel, 2 common sandpiper. 

Had a call from Gary Clayden that 4 wood sandpipers flew over towards exminster at 19:25, and Brian heasman had 2 on powderham marsh at 18:30 so at least 4 around the estuary maybe more ? 

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 9:30 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News