Thurlestone Bay

Starling dispersal well down -only 50.000, also on T'stone Marsh - 55 Teal, 11 Gadwall, 14 Shoveler, 30 Wigeon, 50 + Snipe. At 09.00 a female Black Redstart on my roof .

Only new arrival on South H marsh was a male Pintail.

On the rocks 4 Turnstone .

1.45 hrs seawatch produced - 100+ Gannet, 145 Auk's ( too far out for positive ID )  55 Kittiwake, 1 Fulmar,

2 Common Scoter , at 10.55 a Red T Diver flew into the bay and continued straigjht up the valley

Posted December 17th, 2012 at 5:31 pm by Mike Passman in Bird News