Trip report: Oare Marshes KWT reserve

The Saturday group had 45 species including spotted redshank and water rail.

22 September 2018

It was cloudy with rain from 11:30 am but there were some good birds including spotted redshank, water rail, whimbrel and curlew sandpiper. Bearded tit were heard.

Mute swan
Shelduck
Mallard
Gadwall
Shoveler
Teal
Cormorant
Little egret
Grey heron
Marsh harrier
Buzzard
Kestrel
Water rail
Moorhen
Coot

Avocet
Ringed plover
Golden plover
Lapwing
Dunlin
Curlew sandpiper
Spotted redshank
Redshank
Black-tailed godwit
Curlew
Whimbrel
Ruff
Snipe
Black-headed gull
Herring gull

Great black-backed gull
Lesser black-backed gull
Common tern
Sandwich tern
Woodpigeon
Stock dove
Swallow
Meadow pipit
Pied wagtail
Wheatear
Cetti’s warbler (H)
Bearded tit (H)
Blue tit
Starling
Rook

Total: 45 Species

Leader Geoff Shoebridge who compiled the list.