Sunday, 4 September 2011

Bowling green marsh

A quiet morning on the marsh I watched from the hide from 08:50 till 12:15

3 juv curlew sandpipers showed well in with 25+ Dunlin and 5+ ringed plover, 1 juv spotted redshank, 15+ knot, 3 avocet, 7+ shoveler, 3+ wigeon, 2 greenshank, 1 green sandpiper,2 raven, 3 whimbrel, 4 bar tailed godwit, 15+ little egrets, 20+ lapwing, 1 wheatear, 1 adult Mediterranean gull good numbers of curlew but most of the black tailed godwits at least 300+ flew straight over towards the estuary.