Filmed black tailed godwits and avocets at Bowling Green Marsh nature reserve, Topsham

Written by Ben Vallack on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 12:52PM
Filed in: Webfilm and video production
Tags: wildlife, video, sony, ex3
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On Saturday (20th March) I filmed these black tailed godwits, avocets, widgeon, grey heron, and a little egret at the Bowling Green Marsh RSPB nature reserve in Topsham. This sequence is just roughly cut together and isn’t meant to be viewed as much more than a selection of clips from a morning's filming.

I used my new Sigma 100-300 F4 lens with my Sony EX3 to get these shots. I was very lucky to get to the reserve and find the black tailed godwits about 15 feet away from the hide! A flock of bar tailed godwits were also on the reserve, visible in the first shot of this sequence.

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  1. Thanks for sharing your beautiful footage . Found your film while looking up waders to confirm those I'd seen on the Exe at Topsham (from a sailing boat) yesterday. Sure now they were black-tailed godwits and of course the avocets are hard to mistake. Exciting stuff!

    Written on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 14:55hrs by Mary Carpenter

  2. Many thanks!

    Written on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at 15:01hrs by Ben Vallack