Broadsands

On sea: 1 Black-throated Diver, 5 Great Northern Divers, 2 Red-throated Divers (one with nice white flank patch - just like the BtD!), 19 Great Crested Grebes, 3 Black-necked Grebes, 16 Common Scoter.

black-throated Diver Broadsands 15 Dec 12 ML  black-throated Diver Broadsands 15 Dec 12 ML2

Photos: 1st winter Black-throated Diver, Broadsands 15 Dec.

Around marsh and car parks: 1 Firecrest, 3 Goldcrest, 6 Chiffchaffs, 1 tristis type Chiffchaff, 14 Cirl Buntings, 4 Reed Buntings.

Rest Of Torbay beaches: 3 Black-necked Grebes, 1 Great Northern Diver, 2 Red-throated Divers, 12 Great Crested Grebes.   

Posted December 15th, 2012 at 11:36 am by Mike Langman in Bird News