Trip reports

Field trip to Oare Marshes

Field trip to Oare Marshes
Richard Brooks (rspb-images.com) - kingfisher hovering

Saturday, 24 October 2015

On an overcast day with showers in the afternoon, we saw 66 species with superb views of a kingfisher flying around near the jetty, perching & hovering. Also around 16 seals on Horse Island. Leader: Geoff Shoebridge.

Mute swan
Brent goose
Shelduck
Wigeon
Mallard
Shoveler
Pintail
Teal
Pochard
Tufted duck
Little grebe
Coprmorant
Little egret
Grey heron
Marsh harrier
Sparrowhawk
Kestrel
Water rail (H)
Moorhen
Coot
Avocet
Oystercatcher
Ringed plover
Golden plover
Grey plover
Lapwing
Dunlin
Knot
Redshank
Black-tailed godwit
Curlew
Ruff
Snipe
Black-headed gull
Common gull
Herring gull
Great black-backed gull
Lesser black-backed gull
Stock dove
Woodpigeon
Kngfisher
Green woodpecker (H)
Skylark
Rock pipit
Meadow pipit
Pied wagtail
Wren
Dunnock (H)
Robin
Stonechat
Blackbird (H)
Chiffchaff (H)
Cetti's warbler (H)
Bearded tit (H)
Blue tit
Starling
Magpie
Jackdaw
Carrion crow
Rook
House sparrow
Chaffinch (H)
Greenfinch
Goldfinch
Linnet
Reed bunting