Saturday, 15 October 2011

Isley Marsh area and Foreshore.

07:30 - 09:45

Jetty Roost.
Grey Heron 6; Little Egret 3; Bar-tailed Godwit 18; Wigeon 15; Lapwing 21; Redshank 36;
Teal 12; Curlew 11; Dunlin 1; Turnstone 12; Grey Plover 2; Rock Pipit 2 and Oystercatcher c300.

Overflow Pond.
Just 1 Wigeon; 2 Little Grebe and 4 Moorhen. From the disturbance on the pond surface, there are some really big fish in the pond.

Isley Marsh and Foreshore.
Dunlin 2; Grey Plover 1; Little Egret 14; Greenshank 12; Spotted Redshank 1. Also more Wigeon, Redshank and Curlew.

09:05 10 Spoonbill on the Gaia Trust side of Isley. Too far away to see if any wearing rings.
According to some of the regular dog-walkers, their numbers have been building this past week.

Tarka Trail back to car park:- Bullfinch 5; Kestrel 1; Buzzard 1 and 1 Chiff-Chaff