River Plym

River Plym upriver from Plympton Road Bridge :- 2 male and a female goosander showing very well before flying upriver, a grey wagtail and a dipper along the river bank, a jay and around 20 siskins in nearby trees.

River Plym from Marsh Mills to Laira Bridge through Saltram Park :- 5 little grebes at Marsh Mills, a female wigeon on the mudflats with mallards, common gulls and lesser black backed gulls roosting amongst the usual gulls on the mudflats, 2 skylarks singing over Chelson Meadow, a pair of red breasted merganser flying upriver on the incoming tide and a common sandpiper from Laira Bridge.

Female Goosander
Female Goosander

Male Goosander
Male Goosander

Common Sandpiper
Common Sandpiper

Posted February 21st, 2016 at 6:41 pm by Stuart Green in General Birding