Prawle Point, Beesands and Start Point -21 October 2016.

A first visit to Prawle Point gave me 2 singinging male Cirl Buntings (1 behind car park and 1 at far end of housing and Meadow Pipits lifting wherever I walked. Overhead were Sparrowhawk, Kestrel,  Buzzard and adult Peregrine.

Start Point gave Stonechat, Meadow Pipits, pied Wagtails, Kestrel and 4 Seals hauled out on the rocks.

Also a first visit to Beysands Ley - 1 male Cirl Bunting on the path to hide, 83 Gadwall, 37 Canada Geese, 15 Mute Swans, 1 male Tufted Duck and 1 Grey Heron.

Singing male Cirl Bunting at Prawle

Male Cirl Bunting at Prawle
Male Cirl Bunting at Prawle

Female Kestrel at Prawle
Female Kestrel at Prawle

Posted October 21st, 2016 at 10:26 pm by Bob Telford in Bird News