Trip reports

Field trip to RSPB Rainham Marshes

Field trip to RSPB Rainham Marshes
Short-eared Owl: Geoff Shoebridge

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Weather: Cool start but turned into a lovely sunny day (12 deg)

Birds seen:
Mute swan
Canada goose
Greylag goose
Shelduck
Mallard
Wigeon
Gadwall
Shoveler
Pintail
Teal
Pochard
Tufted duck
Pheasant
Little grebe
Cormorant
Little egret
Grey heron
Marsh harrier (M + F)
Kestrel
Sparrowhawk
Buzzard
Barn owl
Short-eared owl
Moorhen
Coot
Lapwing
Redshank
Black-tailed godwit
Curlew (H)
Snipe
Black-headed gull
Herring gull
Lesser black-backed gull
Great black-backed gull
Woodpigeon
Stock dove
Collared dove
Skylark (H)
Water pipit
Meadow pipit
Pied wagtail
White wagtail
Wren (H)
Dunnock
Robin
Stonechat
Blackbird
Cetti's warbler
Blue tit
Great tit
Starling
Magpie
Carrion crow
Jackdaw (H)
Raven
House sparrow
Greenfinch
Goldfinch
Reed bunting

(H) = heard only
59 Species


Leader: Geoff Shoebridge

List compiled by: Geoff Shoebridge