Sunday, 4 October 2009

Beddington Farmlands Community Tour with BBC's 'The One Show', David Lindo (THE URBAN BIRDER)

A good turn out for today's Beddington Farmlands Birding Tour. Highlight was a single Jack Snipe and also 2 Common Snipe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 8 Shoveler, 40+ Teal, 30+ Lapwing, 24 Grey Herons, 5 Little Grebe, 10+ Tufted Duck, Green Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Kingfisher, 1 Sparrowhawk and 2 Kestrel. Overhead migrants included 15+ Meadow Pipit and 3 Skylarks.

Other members of the BFBG also saw 7 Dunlin, Stonechat and 3 Water Rail.

Jack Snipe

Common Snipe

David Lindo (right)- 'The Urban Birder' A Beddington Farmlands Urban Nature Reserve Champion with Roger Browne (left) and Kim Dixon.
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