A visit to Exminster marshes just after first light gave views of 100’s of Sand Martin, walking along the canal path produced 6 Cetti’s Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff, 4 Skylark, a fly over by 3 Bar Tailed Godwit, 3 Long Tailed Tit, a Song Thrush in full voice, 108 Curlew, 3 Lapwing including one very territorial pair that drove off everything avian in their domain including any Wood pigeon that came along, a few Teal, 5 Little Egret, 2 Heron

Across the Exe mudflats from Turf, numerous Shelduck, Dunlin, Curlew, 3 Grey Plover, 3 Ringed Plover and numerous Shelduck.

On leaving Peregrine and Kestrel on the pylons.

In the deer park at Powderham a single Egyptian Goose with a flock of Shelduck.

And a Tawny owl has just started to call outside.