Tuesday, 26 November 2013

This morning six of us spent a very pleasant morning at Oare marshes.After finding just over sixty species, including (5) Twite,we enjoyed a very nice lunch at the Castle Inn (Oare village).

Birds of note - Twite 5,which flew up from the salt marsh just south of the hide overlooking the mud flats),Peregrine 2,Marsh Harrier 2,Pintail 18,Rock Pipit 1,Linnet 2,Reed Bunting 50+,Song Thush 2,Cetti`s Warbler 2,Water Rail 3,Bearded Tits,Common Snipe 40+,Avocet 170+,Golden Plover 2,000+,Red-breasted Merganser 1 drake,Dunlin 100+,Knot 30,Grey Plover 2,Turnstone 4,Bar-tailed Godwit 3,Black-tailed Godwits 100s,Curlew 20 and  Brent Geese 100s.

There was a good number of seals hauled out on the sand bank in the Swale,at least thirty +.

No wonder I havn`t had any Reed Buntings in our Garden so far this winter !.


  1. Nice post Alan. Reckon you'll get your Reed Buntings soon enough!!

  2. Hi Phil,nice day for a change,though cold.