Hopes Nose, Torquay

13.40-15.00

Swallow, Sparrowhawk, 2 Ravens, 2 Rock Pipits, male and female Stonechats, 2 females and 1 male Wheatear,  10 Whimbrel heading north past the Leadstone, 40+ Guillemots on the ledges of the Orestone, 3 Sandwich Terns, Blackcap, 2 Chiffchaffs, Greenfinch, Linnet, Gannet, Oystercatcher, 10+ Great Black Backed Gulls.  Numerous Shags and Cormorants.  Bullfinch, Great Tit and Pheasant all calling. 

A single Sandwich Tern diving for fish close to the shore at nearby Meadfoot Beach at 15.50. 

Posted April 16th, 2016 at 8:29 pm by Paul Darlington in General Birding