Bowling green marsh

2 visits today the first in the thick mist this  morning from 08:15 till 10:00

1 spotted redshank , 6 knot , 9+ greenshank,1 bar tailed godwit, good numbers of black tailed godwit and curlew. Then from the viewing platform 2 yellow wagtails over flying south, a superb kingfisher showed well, 3 willow warblers, 7+ chiffchaff , 4 blackcap and 2 reed warblers.

This evening from 17:00 till 18:40 

An adult female ruff was a good arrival, 4 knot, the adult and juv spotted redshanks gave good views until 600+ black tailed godwits came in with similar numbers of curlew, 3 bar tailed godwits, 3 whimbrel, 12+ Dunlin, 2 snipe, 9+ greenshank

Posted September 15th, 2012 at 9:56 pm by Keith Birchall in General Birding