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20 Dec
7:50 pm
2022

Colyford Common

15:04 – 15:40

Isabelline Wheatear

posted by Paul Bray
20 Dec
7:41 pm
2022
Saltram (River Plym) +1 Photo

Saltram (River Plym)

Goosander 18, Mallard, L. Egrets, Dunlin, Redshank, Greenshank 1, Common Sandpiper 1, Shelduck.

posted by Bob Barrow
20 Dec
7:34 pm
2022
Saltram (Blaxton Meadow) +1 Photo

Saltram (Blaxton Meadow)

Kingfishers 2, Wigeon, Shelduck, Dunlin, Redshank, Curlew, Snipe 10, Common Sandpiper 1, Stock Dove 1, 

posted by Bob Barrow
20 Dec
6:37 pm
2022

Clovelly Lakes

c20 Goosander, these look to have flown to Lower Tamar Lake 09:10

1 Buzzard, 1 Grey Heron, 6 Moorhen.

posted by Rod Mudge
20 Dec
6:35 pm
2022

Upper/Lower Tamar Lake

Lower Tamar Lake

42 Goosander 14m 28f, Tufted Duck 8m 3f, 1 Grey Heron.

Upper Tamar Lake,

2 Redwing, 42 Lapwing, 4  Snipe, 2 Wren, 2 Stone Chat 1m 1f, 2 Grey Heron, 5 Cormorant, 18 Wigeon, 6 Great Crested Grebe.

posted by Rod Mudge
20 Dec
2:50 pm
2022

Southdown Farm, Soar

Today’s tally inc.172 Cirl Bunting, 26 Yellowhammer, 410 Skylark, 20 Teal, 100 Goldfinch, 4 Snipe, 3 Golden Plover & 6 Song Thrush.

posted by Rob Macklin
19 Dec
7:16 pm
2022
Ilfracombe +1 Photo

Ilfracombe

Other photos from today

posted by Martin Bennett
19 Dec
6:16 pm
2022
Ilfracombe +1 Photo

Ilfracombe

Today around Capstone Hill where there were two Rock Pipits, a Black Redstart and a Whimbrel feeding on the rocks.

posted by Martin Bennett
19 Dec
4:49 pm
2022

Plym Estuary & Saltram

A sharp increase in Dunlins, to 405, on this afternoon’s high tide at Blaxton Meadow. Also there – Grey Plover, 6 Snipe, 5 Turnstones, 4 Greenshanks, 2 ad-w Mediterranean Gulls, 15 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 2+ drake Teal & 41 Wigeon.

posted by Pete Aley
19 Dec
2:44 pm
2022

Lower Tamar Lake

Lower Tamar Lake this morning.

 23 Goosander 8m 15f, 7 Willow Tit, 4 Marsh Tit, 3 Coot, 3 Nuthatch.

posted by Rod Mudge
18 Dec
7:35 pm
2022
Berrynarbor&

Berrynarbor&

Adding to the many posts of winter thrushes, Redwing, Fieldfare, large numbers of Blackbirds and even Blackcaps have feasted on these crab apples during the last few days.   Other years it has remained untouched.

posted by Margaret Phillips
18 Dec
4:57 pm
2022

Noss Mayo

2 Fieldfare, 3 Redwing, 11 Blackbird, Song thrush, 2 Blackcap m.f. plus Great, Blue and Coal tits, Chaffinch, Dunnock, Robin Pigeon and Pheasant. All in garden the thrushes and Blackcap feeding on Malus crab apples. of note this year fewer Great tit and LTT.

posted by Jeremy Spooner
17 Dec
11:27 pm
2022

Ford Park Cemetery

A Brisk walk around FPC this morning saw Green & GS Woodpecker, Goldcrest, Firecrest, Greenfinch, Redwings & Fieldfare.

posted by John Foster
17 Dec
8:34 pm
2022
Ernesettle Creek, Plymouth +1 Photo

Ernesettle Creek, Plymouth

Juvenile Spoonbill at Ernesettle Creek this afternoon. Also Kingfisher, lots of Redshank, couple of Greenshank, and two Snipe. 

At Budshead Woods, Goldcrest, Jay and Ring Necked Parakeets. 

posted by Colin Wilkes
17 Dec
7:28 pm
2022

Field at Greysholt on Stoney Lane, Landkey.

Out at the field today produced 2 separate flocks of Fieldfare heading south, one of just over twenty the other just shy of forty. A brilliant view of a female bullfinch feeding on seeds from a dock, several ravens and a good mixture of other corvids. Two single lapwing flew over at different times.

posted by Robert Morgan
17 Dec
7:11 pm
2022
Exminster Marsh this afternoon +1 Photo

Exminster Marsh this afternoon

Lapwings, Curlews and Snipe in the fields.

posted by Geoff Mitchell
17 Dec
5:27 pm
2022
Arlington Court +1 Photo

Arlington Court

A midday walk from snow covered Arlington Court down to the lake and bird hide had good numbers of robins, blackbirds, chaffinches, nuthatches, blue, great, coal, and long-tailed tits, dunnock, wrens, 6 siskins, and a couple of goldcrest – the half frozen lake had plenty of mallard and a few moorhen, one heron and the briefest glimpse of a kingfisher.

posted by Colin Dracott
17 Dec
5:22 pm
2022

Slapton Ley

Highlights today were 2 Great White Egrets, 2 Shovelers, male Ring -necked Duck, 16 Pochards, male Goldeneye and a fem / imm Marsh Harrier. 24 Common Scoters on the sea.

posted by Perry Sanders
17 Dec
5:16 pm
2022
Olive-backed Pipit, Phare Park Exmouth +1 Photo

Olive-backed Pipit, Phare Park Exmouth

Watched the OBP feeding in the leaf litter until it flew off in search of some water. It was walking on the frozen pond but gave up and hopped over to the dike that runs through Exmouth right by the park.

posted by Barry Rankine
17 Dec
4:54 pm
2022

Plym Estuary & Saltram

During a short walk on this afternoon’s falling tide: Fieldfare, Green Woodpecker, 3 Snipe, Grey Plover, Common Sandpiper, 5 Goosanders (2 drakes), Kingfisher & 4 Roe Deer.

posted by Pete Aley
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