Monday, 7 November 2011

Bowling green marsh

Thanks to Mark Baker for the following update for Bowling green marsh for this afternoon helped by 2 guys from Plymouth

280+ Avocet, 4 spotted redshank(2 adults, 2 1st winter), 200+dunlin, 2 knot, 50+ bar tailed godwit, 650+ black tailed godwit, 12 greenshank,1 male pintail good numbers of wigeon and teal, 2 little grebes,  200+ wagtails to roost and 800+ starling displaying

The star attraction of the afternoon was 3 otter seen from the hide around 16:30 an fantastic sighting  for the marsh and the 3rd sighting  this autumn the others have all been singles.