Friday, 16 September 2011
Bowling green marsh
Early start this morning out for first light i watched from 06:45 till 09:30 from the hide first bird was a juv little stint not a bad start to the day quickly followed by a rather noisy juv spotted redshank which didn't stay around to long. As the waders came in 20+ knot and 25+ Dunlin in with them were 5 curlew sandpipers showing well before 500+ black tailed godwits came in. Other birds included 6+ bar tailed godwits, 3 whimbrel, 200+ teal, 4+ shoveler, 2 green sandpiper, 1 common sandpiper, 2 greenshank,200+ redshank and 21+ lapwing.