Trip reports

Field trip to Elmley

Field trip to Elmley
Brent geese, RSPB images

Saturday, 20 February 2016

Geoff Shoebridge led the group to Elmley last Saturday. The weather was mild and breezy becoming more windy through the day & drizzly by the time we finished, about 4:15pm.

Birds seen:

Blackbird
Black-tailed godwit
Blue tit
Brent goose
Buzzard
Canada goose
Chaffinch
Common gull
Coot
Cormorant
Crow
Curlew
Dunlin
Gadwall
Golden plover
Goldfinch
Great black-backed gull
Great crested grebe
Great tit
Grey heron
Grey plover
Greylag goose
Herring gull
Jackdaw
Lapwing
Little egret
Little grebe
Mallard
Marsh harrier
Meadow pipit
Merlin
Moorhen
Mute swan
Oystercatcher
Peregrine
Pheasant
Pied wagtail
Pintail
Red-throated diver
Redshank
Robin
Rook
Ruff
Shelduck
Shoveler
Skylark
Sparrow
Starling
Stonechat
Teal
Tufted duck
Turnstone
Woodpigeon

A total of 53 species
List compiled by David Tamblyn and Geoff Shoebridge