Date Details Sitename
Saturday 11 Aug

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 08:45 to 10:30, Bright sunshine & temperature rising
Stone Curlew (On island viewed from double benches) Hobby Sparrowhawk Common Sandpiper 8 Black-tailed Godwit (+ including 1 colour ringed bird) Glossy Ibis (On Island for a short while, before departing high southeast.) 3 Yellow Wagtail (+) 6 Lapwing Great Crested Grebe Buzzard 4 Swallow Cormorant 2 Ruff Grey Heron [Andrew Allen]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 13:00 to 15:00, Pleasant.
Stone Curlew (On island) Hobby 3 Little Grebe 5 Black-tailed Godwit 24 Goldfinch 4 Linnet [David Allen]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 10:15 to 11:45, sunny, still 21 deg C +
4 Buzzard (two south of freshwater lagoon; two north of car park) Marsh Harrier (south of saline lagoon) 15 Avocet (saline lagoon) [Mark Gregory]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Friday 10 Aug

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 11:00 to 12:00, Raining
Glossy Ibis (Showing well from observation benches) 5 Ruff 7 Black-tailed Godwit 10 Mute Swan (Pair with 8 cygnets) Stone Curlew (Showing well on island (photographed)) 20 Little Grebe 30 Teal 8 Pochard (Mostly juveniles) 60 Tufted Duck (Including good numbers of well grown juveniles) 424 Coot 36 Lapwing Ringed Plover Hobby 24 Swift 42 House Martin 3 Reed Warbler Starling [Lee G R Evans]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Thursday 02 Aug

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) 14:30 to 17:00, clear blue skies 25C
Marsh Harrier 2 Whinchat (From bridge near single wind turbine.) Peregrine Falcon (On electricity pylon from Manor Way.) Sedge Warbler [David Curle]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Friday 15 Jun

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) , 09:00 to 12:30, Sunny, warm.
18 Teal (11 males, seven females.), 1 Red-crested Pochard (Male), 22 Little Grebe (At least. Including at least seven young from three broods.), 1 Marsh Harrier (Immature.), 1 Kestrel, 1 Hobby, 3 Water Rail, 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult), 8 Common Tern (At least. Mostly flying over. Some low over the water.), 1 Cuckoo (Calling, from Wat Tyler.), 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Bearded Tit (Female), 4 Reed Bunting (At least. Singing males.), 1 Corn Bunting (Singing male.) [Andrew Cox]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Friday 08 Jun

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) , 14:15 to 16:45, Sun & cloud. Warm.
10 Mute Swan (Pair with eight cygnets), 5 Shoveler (Four males & one female), 9 Pochard (Female with eight young), 5 Little Grebe (Adult & four young. Several other adult present.), 1 Marsh Harrier, 2 Hobby (Hunting in the distance. Later, an adult was seen hunting (& catching) insects over the scrubby field adjacent the railway line (from footpath). Often at close range.), 3 Oystercatcher (Pair with a single youngster.), 1 Mediterranean Gull (Adult. Possibly a second present.), 6 Common Tern (At least. Passing overhead.), 3 Bearded Tit, 5 Reed Bunting (At least. Pair plus three singing males.), 1 Corn Bunting (Singing male.) [Andrew Cox]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Wednesday 01 Nov

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) , 15:15 to 15:30
1 Kestrel [David Saville]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) , 13:00 to 16:00
1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 1 Ruff, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Stonechat, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Bearded Tit, 8 Corn Bunting [Steve Grimwade]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Tuesday 26 Sep

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) , 10:20 to 13:30, Dry, overcast, light SE breeze, 24c.
20 Wigeon (circa.), 1 Buzzard, 1 Hobby, 6 Ruff, 15 Black-tailed Godwit (plus.), 1 Little Gull (juvenile. Showing well, close views.), 3 Common Gull, 1 Black Tern (juvenile, feeding well, close views.), 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 20 Corn Bunting (plus. Brenda &) [David Hale]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Wednesday 20 Sep

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) , 10:00 to 14:35
18 Mute Swan, 325 Wigeon (+), 30 Gadwall (+), 175 Teal (+), 60 Shoveler (+), 9 Little Grebe, 5 Little Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 5 Kestrel, 2 Hobby, 10 Avocet, 2 Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Plover, 55 Lapwing (+), 4 Little Stint, 2 Dunlin, 2 Ruff, 1 Snipe, 35 Black-tailed Godwit (+), 22 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Skylark, 20 Meadow Pipit (+), 7 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 10 Bearded Tit (+), 95 Goldfinch (+), 30 Linnet (+) [Simon Satchell]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Saturday 12 Aug

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) , 13:50 to 16:00, cloudy with sunny spells
1 Sparrowhawk (female), 2 Avocet, 2 Greenshank, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Common Gull, 3 Whinchat, 2 Stonechat, 1 Bearded Tit [Sean Gregory]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)
Thursday 10 Aug

Bowers Marsh (RSPB) , 12:30 to 16:30, Dry. Signposted Bowers Gifford.
5 Little Grebe, 12 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 5 Avocet, 44 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Curlew, 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Bearded Tit (showed well) [David Allen]

Bowers Marsh (RSPB)