18.08.13. Birdlog

18.08.13. Birdlog


At 3:00 pm, 21 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Dunlin on No 6 tank along with a scattering of Lapwing.

Water Rail calling from reed bed.

3 Raven pestering a male Marsh Harrier on No 3 tank.

Ciao¬†Guido D’Isidoro.

Weaver Bend 5.30-6.30pm: 25 Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 juvenile Little Ringed Plover and a Green Sandpiper on the Lum. 7 Little Grebe on river.

Elsewhere No 6 tank from 7.00-7.30 pm held 5 Dunlin, Single Ruff, 17 Black-tailed Godwit, 300 Common Teal and a variety of developing ageing Common Shelducklings.

Observers: Sean O’Hara (additional sightings from WSM)

Image of Field Poppy along Moorditch Lane.