Bowling green marsh

watched from 08:15 till 11:30

A good morning with the highlight a juv Little stint which popped in briefley before flying towards the estuary , still at least 8+ ruff, 3 spotted redshanks, at least 20+ yellow wagtails mostly juv's and the first autumn pintail(2) and wigeon with 17( 15 new + the 2 which have been here all summer), 12+ knot, 700+ black tailed godwits, 3+ bar tailed godwits, 20+ whimbrel, 400+ curlew, 300+ redshank, 1 buzzard, 1 peregrine.

constant movement of sand Martin , house martin and swallow with easily 1000+ birds moving south 

a quick look at the viewing platform produced 20+ sandwich tern and at least 14+ yellow wagtail over 

 

Posted August 30th, 2015 at 1:28 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News