Yelland

The Glossy Ibis, seven Cattle Egrets and 15 Little Egrets were foraging in fields south of Tarka trail opposite Isley Marsh at 09:00. The Cattle Egrets later appeared in the saltmarsh and three Spoonbills dropped in briefly during the afternoon. On the Taw Estuary a female Eider.

Best of the summer migrants was an Osprey that flew west towards Appledore at 13:15 before turning back and drifting high northeast 25 minutes later. Also noted were two Wheatears, three Willow Warblers, 10+ Swallows and 50+ Sand Martins.

Posted March 30th, 2017 at 8:24 pm by Will Salmon in Bird News