Bowling green marsh

Watched from 15:00 till 18:35

A good afternoon around the marsh with 6+ juv curlew sandpiper, 44+ knot, 270+ dunlin, 2 juv ruff, 26+ bar tailed godwits, 750+ black tailed godwits, 14+ greenshank, 200+ redshank, 2+ whimbrel  220+ curlew. 1 common sandpiper, 15+ lapwing.

Big increase in wildfowl with my highest ever count of 235+ pintail , the supporting cast was 831+ wigeon , 768+ teal, with a few shoveler and mallards, 6+ little egrets, 2 grey heron, no sign of the warbler from yesterday but at least 3 groups of long tailed tits around the marsh with a few chiffchaff and goldcrests.

Posted September 28th, 2016 at 8:04 pm by Keith Birchall in General Birding