On the r. Torridge at Westleigh 2 

Spoonbills sifting their way along in the shallows .     Little Egrets hunting for worms at Yelland plus many singles. 3 Grey Herons on farmland west of Saltpill pond . 2 Glossy Ibis preening near the sluice on Fremington pill .Finally on return cycle a Great Egret very close to the Tarka trail on Isley Marsh…..no Cattle Egrets today …6Lesser Black back gulls off Instow….