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Osprey through

Posted on 22 Sep 2019

An Osprey was seen to arrive from the Severn before heading off inland across the Tack Piece today.

Other highlights included

Middle Point/Severn Estuary

127 Wigeon, 16 Pintail, 201 Ringed Plover (many scattered flocks), 86 Dunlin, 103 Red Knot, 256 Curlew, 2 Sanderling, 1 Curlew Sandpiper. Two Marsh Harrier were noted a tthe same time, one also seen from Zeiss Hide later.

Rushy Hide

The Garganey was among 146 Teal, 20 Gadwall, 7 Wigeon, 5 Pintail and 3 Snipe.

Tack Piece

Spotted Redshank, 3 Black-tailed Godwit and 42 Teal.

South Lake

62 Lapwing, 111 Black-tailed Godwit, 17 Redshank, 1 Ruff, 2 Snipe, 5 Pied Wagtail, 109 Teal, 5 Shelduck, Little Grebe, 74 Tufted Duck, 3 Pintail, Wigeon, 10 Gadwall.

Top New Piece/Zeiss Hide

Bar-tailed Godwit, 8 Yellow Wagtail, 800+ Teal, 60+ Black-tailed Godwit.

Bottom New Piece

Golden Plover (also seen flying over Rushy today)