Tuesday, 14 February 2012

R.Taw off Pottington Ind Est, Ashford and Penhill Marsh.

14:00 - 15:30

Bradiford Res.
A pair of Gadwall; c60 Teal and c30 Wigeon.

1 Green Sandpiper; a male Pintail and 7 Teal in the ditch alongside the sewage works.

Off Pottington Ind.Est.
4 Little Grebe; 4 Grey Plover; c1000 Golden Plover with good numbers of Redshank and Dunlin.

Off Penhill Marsh.
268 Dark-bellied Brent and 1 Black Brant; c220 Wigeon and c2500 Lapwing.
The Brant can be initially picked out from the crowd by its very pale/white flanks.

Bassett`s Ridge.
c1500 Golden Plover.

3 Bullfinch in bushes alongside path down to the Ind.Est off the Tarka trail.