Monday, 2 November 2009

A visit today between 1400-1530,the river was on the turn from high tide,it was sunny,with a light southwest.
Waders were of note today,with 5 Curlew,2 Common Sandpiper,32 Lapwing and at least 12 Redshank feeding on the newly exposed mud and 2 Snipe were put up from the the salt marsh area.Other birds noted were - 2 Little Grebe on the river,1 Sparrowhawk,6 Meadow Pipit,1 Kingfisher and 3 Stonechat.

November 2nd,windy southeast,cold.Burham marsh - ringed 2 continental Blackbirds,other birds present were 100 Fieldfare, 2-3 Goldcrests and a roost of 100 Corn Bunting.
500 Brent Geese flew southwest over Snodland during the afternoon.

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