Torbay Coastal

Marine Parade, Paignton ~ 25 Oyster Catcher, 43 Black Headed Gull, 26 Turnstone, out on the sea one Guillemot in flight and a Red Necked Grebe.

Oyster Bends, Paignton ~ 22 Scoter of which seven were Velvets, 3 Gannet, a speed boat went through the area that the flock was in and all flew off towards Goodrington.

Broadsands ~ 26 Brent Geese, 3 Fulmar, 2 Gannet, Black Necked Grebe, Heron, 8 Greater Black Backed Gull, 2 Pied Wagtails on the sea wall, a female Eider picked up in flight well out in the bay she flew directly into Broadsands landing by the outflow pipe to drink and bath.

 

                                      

On leaving a Grey Wagtail and over Paignton a female Sparrow Hawk being mobbed by Herring Gull.

Back home at South Brent 29 Pied Wagtails, 2 Bullfinch, 3 Long Tailed Tit and 90 plus Redwing.

Posted December 9th, 2016 at 5:06 pm by Steve Hopper in Bird News