Saturday, 21 April 2012


A beautiful morning at bowling green marsh watched from the hide 1 whimbrel, 8 knot,4 dunlin, 60+ bar tailed godwit, 100+ black tailed godwit, cetti's and sedge warbler, 1 wigeon 2 gadwall, peregrine, small passage of swallow and sand martins and 2 house martins

walked around to the goat walk and had 2 groups of whimbrel fly up river (3 & 9) also 3 sandwich tern flying around on the far side at least 60+ whimbrel feeding on the exposed mud, 3 more groups of (5,3,11) flew over and 2 groups of 3 landed on mud right in front of me.

from the viewing platform on bowling green marsh another group of 8 whimbrel flew in and 4 greenshank

In total 106+ whimbrel this morning around topsham