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29 Oct
7:17 pm
2023

Tamar Lakes

Upper Tamar Lake this morning.

2 Willow Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, 3 Coal Tit, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Bullfinch.

Lower Tamar Lake

4 Willow Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 2 Mute Swan, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 9 Tufted Duck, 4 Cormorant.

posted by Rod Mudge
29 Oct
11:10 am
2023

Barnstaple to Fremington quay 9.30 – 10.30

9.30 – 10.30 walk on the Tarka trail
Total of 14 Cattle egret in two separate fields opposite Penhill marsh, couple of dozen Curlew roosting in Anchor woods field and the usual sprinkling of Little egret on the marsh.

posted by Roy Churchill
29 Oct
10:36 am
2023

Emsworthy Mire – Winter Thrushes

A pleasant stroll around Emsworthy Mire this morning produced:

  • Ring Ouzel – c.15
  • Fieldfare – over 30
  • Redwing 7
  • Mistle Thrush
  • Goldfinch 3
  • Robin
  • Meadow Pipit
  • Magpie
  • Greater Spotted Woodpecker
  • Carrion Crow

The thrushes were highly mobile.

 

posted by Damian Offer
28 Oct
3:30 pm
2023
Great Northern Diver- Ilfracombe

Great Northern Diver- Ilfracombe

GND seen off Ilfracombe harbour at 12.30, Saturday 28th October, repeatedly diving, close in to shore (very low tide) as it moved steadily along the waterfront over 20 minute period.

posted by Jonathan Nicholl
28 Oct
1:44 pm
2023

Prawle Point

Yellow-browed Warbler in trees by car park and quite vocal! Large offshore Gannet passage plus single Puffin amongst other auks. Ring Ouzel in Starehole,Soar yesterday

posted by Rob Macklin
28 Oct
1:30 pm
2023

Wembury Point

Movement off the point between 8 and 9 o’clock this morning involved 328 Kittiwakes (83 west, 245 east) and 82 unidentified auks (78 west, 4 east). In addition, 12 Little Egrets and 8 Mediterranean Gulls were on the rocks on the falling tide.

posted by David Diskin
27 Oct
6:34 pm
2023
Exminster Marshes +1 Photo

Exminster Marshes

Curlew, Mute Swan, Shoveler, Mallard, Pintail, Teal, L.T. tits, Dunnock, Robins, Carrion Crows, Canada Geese, Wood pigeons, Buzzard, Goldcrest, Coots, BHG,Reed Bunting, Cettis Warbler, Pheasant, Cormorant, Pied Wagtails, Chaffinches.

posted by Bob Barrow & John Lloyd
27 Oct
6:24 pm
2023
Darts Farm

Darts Farm

Wood pigeon, LBBG, Jackdaws, Carrion Crows, Great and Blue tits, Curlew, Blackwit, Moorhen, L. Egret, Mallard, Magpies, Stock Dove, GSWP, Dunnock, Wren, Robin, Blackbird, Stonechats, Chiffchaffs, Rooks, Kingfisher.

posted by Bob Barrow & John Lloyd
27 Oct
6:16 pm
2023
Bowling Green Marsh +1 Photo

Bowling Green Marsh

Shoveler, Mallard, Wood Pigeon, Cormorant, Canada Geese, LBBG, Teal, Magpie, Jackdaws, Blackwits, Lapwings, Moorhen, Greylag Geese, Snipe, L. Egret, Pintail, Shelduck, Curlew, Stock Dove.

posted by Bob Barrow & John Lloyd
27 Oct
6:07 pm
2023

Haldon Forest

Robin, Wood Pigeon, Siskins, Blackbirds, Greenfinches, Goldfinches, Chaffinches, Bullfinch, Coal, Blue, Great and Marsh tits, GSWP, Goldcrest, Carrion Crows, Nuthatch, Buzzard,

posted by Bob Barrow & John Lloyd
27 Oct
5:24 pm
2023
Saunton Sands +1 Photo

Saunton Sands

2 Snow Buntings foraging along the strand line mid – afternoon. On passage from further north so probably heading south in the Northam Burrows direction!

posted by Robert Jutsum
27 Oct
2:14 pm
2023

Bideford East.

11 Cattle Egrets feeding among a herd of bullocks in the Southcott Valley , 5 Common Teal on the adjoining stream and a Green Sandpiper on nearby Northgate pond.    All viewed from the road bridge , Manteo Way below Tesco.

posted by Malcolm Shakespeare
27 Oct
2:08 pm
2023

Upper and Lower Tamar Lake

Upper Tamar Lake this morning at the new feeding station,

2 Willow Tit 3 Marsh Tit, 1 Nuthatch.

Lower Tamar Lake,

2 Willow Tit,  2 Marsh Tit, 2 Mute Swan, 6 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron.

posted by Rod Mudge
26 Oct
10:21 pm
2023
Snow Bunting Otterton STW +1 Photo

Snow Bunting Otterton STW

Present at 3pm feeding on track immediately in front of sewage treatment works gate. Present since 24 October thanks to Reg A.

posted by Chris Townend
26 Oct
7:28 pm
2023

Ring Ouzel at Belstone

Three Ring Ouzel at 4:30 pm feeding on berries in bushes along the path to Taw Vale, below Belstone Tor.

posted by Tom Misselbrook
26 Oct
6:05 pm
2023

Goosander, Hennock Reservoirs

16 redheads on Trenchford reservoir this evening at around 6pm; 42 Mallard on Tottiford and one male Goosander.

posted by Fiona Freshney
26 Oct
5:44 pm
2023
Braunton Marshes +1 Photo

Braunton Marshes

A single Great White Egret on Braunton Marshes just to the west of the Toll Road late afternoon.

The laughing ‘Yaffle’ bird has become a regular visitor to the gardens in this area & at lunchtime it was anting around the edges of our stepping stones on the garden lawn.

posted by Robert Jutsum
26 Oct
4:22 pm
2023

Colebrook back garden

Six Ring-necked Parakeets mobbing a Buzzard at 5:00pm.  Goldcrest with mixed tit feeding flock and a big group, 50+?, Siskin and Goldfinch in the trees over the Tory Brook.

posted by Chris Marcol
26 Oct
1:57 pm
2023

Brendon Common.

Over 400 Golden Plover, resting and in flight.

posted by jenny elvin
26 Oct
12:17 pm
2023

Wood pigeon passage, Christow

Over 2000 wood pigeon observed flying south over Christow this morning between around 8:15 and 8:35, in flocks of about 50 to 600.

posted by Fiona Freshney
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