Bowers Marsh (RSPB)

The following analysis is derived solely from the records captured on the EBwS website.

There were 24 visits in 2020 with a total of 97 different species recorded by 11 observers throughout the year (by comparison 65 species were recorded in 2019 from 19 visits). Highlights during the year included Great White Egret, Raven, White Stork. There were more sightings recorded of Grasshopper Warbler (4), White Stork (1) than any other location.

Top Recorded locations - 2020

Visits by Month in 2020

Records at Bowers Marsh (RSPB) in 2020

Species Status Count
Avocet Regular 7
Barnacle Goose Scarce 5
Bearded Tit Scarce 11
Black Redstart Scarce 1
Black-headed Gull Abundant 1
Black-necked Grebe Scarce 9
Black-tailed Godwit Regular 4
Blackbird Abundant 1
Blue Tit Abundant 1
Buzzard Regular 8
Canada Goose Regular 2
Carrion Crow Regular 1
Cetti's Warbler Notes required 5
Chaffinch Abundant 1
Chiffchaff Abundant 2
Collared Dove Regular 1
Common Sandpiper Regular 2
Common Tern Regular 5
Coot Regular 1
Cormorant Regular 1
Corn Bunting Regular 2
Cuckoo Regular 3
Curlew Regular 3
Dunlin Abundant 1
Fieldfare Regular 3
Gadwall Regular 1
Garganey Scarce 1
Goldfinch Regular 4
Grasshopper Warbler Scarce 4
Great Black-backed Gull Regular 1
Great Crested Grebe Regular 1
Great Tit Abundant 1
Great White Egret Description required 1
Green Sandpiper Regular 5
Green Woodpecker Regular 4
Greenfinch Abundant 2
Greenshank Regular 1
Grey Heron Regular 1
Grey Plover Regular 1
Grey Wagtail Regular 1
Greylag Goose Regular 2
Herring Gull Regular 1
Hobby Regular 4
House Martin Regular 1
Jackdaw Regular 1
Kestrel Regular 9
Kingfisher Scarce 1
Lapwing Abundant 4
Lesser Black-backed Gull Regular 1
Linnet Regular 4
Little Egret Regular 1
Little Grebe Regular 2
Little Ringed Plover Scarce 5
Magpie Abundant 1
Mallard Abundant 1
Marsh Harrier Regular 12
Meadow Pipit Abundant 1
Mediterranean Gull Regular 7
Merlin Scarce 1
Moorhen Abundant 1
Mute Swan Regular 2
Oystercatcher Regular 4
Peregrine Falcon Scarce 3
Pheasant Regular 1
Pied Wagtail Regular 1
Pintail Regular 6
Pochard Regular 2
Raven Description required 2
Redshank Regular 5
Reed Bunting Regular 6
Reed Warbler Regular 1
Robin Abundant 1
Rock Pipit Regular 1
Rook Regular 1
Sand Martin Regular 1
Scaup Scarce 1
Sedge Warbler Regular 1
Shoveler Regular 1
Skylark Regular 1
Snipe Regular 2
Song Thrush Regular 1
Sparrowhawk Regular 1
Spoonbill Notes required 1
Starling Abundant 1
Stock Dove Regular 1
Stonechat Regular 9
Swallow Regular 1
Swift Regular 1
Teal Abundant 2
Tufted Duck Regular 2
Tundra Bean Goose Notes required 2
Water Rail Regular 3
White Stork Description required 1
White-fronted Goose Scarce 4
Wigeon Abundant 3
Wood Pigeon Abundant 1
Yellow Wagtail Regular 4