Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Bowling green marsh

A nice early start and watched from the hide from 07:10 till 09:45

500+ Avocets, 209+ bar tailed godwits is my best count for the marsh this winter, 600+ black tailed godwit, 8 pintail, 4 gadwall, 5 tufted duck, 43+ shoveler, 1 knot, 12+ Dunlin, 300+ curlew, 1 peregrine, wigeon numbers are down with only 200+, 8+ meadow pipit and lots of groups of Brent geese flying over towards darts farm and back to the estuary, 6 Greylag geese.

Popped into the viewing platform for 20 mins and had 33+ grey plover