Bowling green marsh

Watched from the hide from 08:35 till 10:30

An adult osprey appeared at 08:05 flying away from the hide but reappeared 5 mins later with a fish and sat on the derek for an hour before flying off, the adult spotted redshank was again in with good numbers of redshank , 14+ knot , 140+ Dunlin, 5+ bar tailed godwits, 2 snipe, 1 ringed plover,500+ black tailed godwits , 8+ little egrets, 1 peregrine, 2 tufted duck, 9+ shoveler, 8 little grebes.

Then watched from the goat walk and 1 adult med gull was a nice find , 200+ Dunlin, then refound the osprey in a tree south of turf it was mobbed by a couple of gulls and eventually flew of down river catching a fish then settled on the mud 

A very good mornings birding 

Posted September 1st, 2012 at 5:36 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News