Bowling green marsh

Watched from 08:00 till 13:30

A quick look around the bushes first thing only produced 2 male blackcaps, from the viewing platform a couple of yellow wagtails over and a probable tree pipit over (only on call), 30+ knot, 1 spotted redshank, 20+ dunlin good numbers of redshank 

from the hide , 2 Hobby flew through , 1 peregrine, 5+ buzzards, 2 spotted redshanks , 8+ yellow wagtails continued the good run this autumn, 1 ruff, 26+ dunlin, 3 bar tailed godwits, 10+ whimbrel, 630+ black tailed godwits, 200+ curlew, good numbers of redshanks , 20+ greenshanks, 4 pintail, 2 wigeon good numbers of teal and mallards, 1 tufted duck , steady passage of swallows( one wave came through with 620+ with others moving through most of the morning) also good numbers of sand martins and house martins, 60+ goldfinch. 

A quick look back around the viewing platform produced a nuthatch and a probable Garden warbler again only on call. 

Posted September 5th, 2015 at 8:03 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News