Plym Estuary & Saltram

Highlights today were the Black-necked Grebe showing well (especially on the low tide) by Laira Bridge, a Cormorant showing characteristics of sinensis, a Great Northern Diver, a Firecrest, and an excellent count of 10 Little Grebes. Also - 39 Curlews, Great Crested Grebe, a pair of Wigeon, 27 Shelducks, 3 Oystercatchers, 2 Snipe, Dunlin, 15 Turnstones, 3 Greenshanks, 109 Redshanks, Common Sandpiper, 10 Little Egrets, just 1 Grey Heron, Siskin, 3 Goldcrests, 2 Treecreepers, 3 Nuthatches and a Mistle Thrush.

A great spread of birds on the patch!

Posted January 16th, 2016 at 7:35 pm by Pete Aley in Bird News