R.Taw - Taw Bridge to Ashford sewage works.

14:15 Taw Bridge - 3 Little Egrets; 5 Bar-tailed Godwits; 19 young Shelducks & 1 Peregrine that saw them all off. Peregrine flew off up river under the bridge.

Brdiford Reserve 14:30 -  2 Lapwing; 10 Teal; 2 Green Sandpiper; 1 male Kingfisher fishing from the cattle fence. Bird carried a metal I/d ring on right leg. One of Jon's maybe? 1 Buzzard on fence up by main road; 3 Mallard & 3 Moorhen. All viewed from the Tarka Trail.

15:30 Mid-river just off Ashford sewage works was our old Spanish Spoonbill friend "FJ9" plus 1 more Bar-tailed Godwit.

Posted September 4th, 2013 at 4:42 pm by Maurice Clements in Bird News