Bowling green marsh

Watched from the hide 16:30 till 20:10

highlight was 7+ spotted redshanks( 2 adult and 5 juvenile ), also still 1 juv little stint, 1 juv curlew sandpiper , 2 juvenile ruff( male and female), 50+ dunlin, 13+ bar tailed godwits, 9+ whimbrel, 1 water rail, 10+ snipe, 12+ greenshanks, 400+ redshanks, 600+ curlew, 600+ black tailed godwits, 8 lapwing.

1 sparrowhawk, 2 sedge warbler, 3 reed warbler, 11+ linnet, 1 pintail, 7+ wigeon, 80+ teal, 9+ shoveler, and a hobby over just after I left the hide.

before the hide a quick look from the viewing platform produced a nice male kingfisher.

Posted September 10th, 2014 at 10:19 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News