90 minutes of birding near Faversham, England

Graham Jones was a regular member of our Saturday group. Here is his report from January 6, 2016.
I had a delightful hour and a half birding with a Guelph friend this morning at Oare Marshes near Faversham on the Thames estuary.  I thought our species list may be of interest, and possibly qualify for a posting on your website for those who are familiar with British birds.  Here goes:-
Cormorant
Mute Swan
Greylag goose
Brent goose
Shelduck
Pintail
Shoveler
Tufted duck
Mallard
Teal
Avocet
Curlew
Redshank
Greenshank

Greenshank

Black-tailed godwit
Oystercatcher
Grey plover
Lapwing
Snipe
Sanderling
Herring gull
Black-headed gull
Kingfisher
Green woodpecker
Starling
Coot
Moorhen
Grey heron
Blackbird
Great tit

Great tit

Blue tit
House sparrow
Dunnock
Greenfinch
Goldfinch
Chaffinch
Stonechat
Pied wagtail
Little grebe
Reed bunting
Wren
Robin
Jackdaw
Carrion crow
Collared dove
Wood pigeon
Magpie
Little egret
Not a bad haul!
Best Regards
Graham

 

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