Thursday, 5 April 2012

Bowling green marsh

A cold overcast afternoon on the marsh from the viewing platform looking over the estuary 20 ringed plover, 10 knot, and a spotted redshank, 2 red breasted mergansers

From the hide 17:00 till 18:30.
3 spotted redshank one about three quarters into summer plumage a cracking looking bird, 10 knot, 78 bar tailed godwit, 140+ black tailed godwit, 80+ redshank, 2 shoveler, 6 wigeon, 6 gadwall, good passage of swallows and sand martins, little egret, little grebe

Not a bad afternoon