Friday, 2 September 2011

Black Hole Marsh

This evening - 3 Ruff, 5 Greenshanks, 13 Dunlin, 1 juv Little Stint, 3 Ringed Plover, plus singles of Green and Common Sandpiper. On the river were a Knot, a Bar-tailed Godwit and a juv/1st winter Yellow-legged Gull. Handful of Black-tailed Godwits scattered around. Good numbers of hirundines, including several Sand Martins.

 Yellow-legged Gull - quite a few 1st-winter feathers coming through on upper scapulars

Bar-tailed Godwit