Highlights today were:

– in the upper estuary and on Penhill Marsh: 3 Goosanders, 450+ Brent Geese, 350+ Dunlin and 250+ Lapwings;

– on and around Home Farm Marsh and Isley Marsh: 1 Merlin, 1 Glossy Ibis, 2 Spoonbill, 4 R-b Mergansers and a G-S Woodpecker drumming on a metal plate on an electricity pole.

In Exeter yesterday and today have been a Dipper (singing) and a Common Sandpiper on Trew’s Weir, and a Goosander between Trew’s and St James’ Weirs.