Around the exe

A very enjoyable with 92 species seen in the day the highlights being 

Bowling green marsh 08:40 till 10:30 the female long tailed duck still showing well , 2 water rail, 350+ avocet, 250+ bar tailed godwits, kingfisher, 16+ snipe, 2 knot, grey plover, 100+ dunlin, 4 pintail, 40+ lapwing, cetti's warbler good numbers of black tailed godwits, wigeon,teal. 

Darts farm , 6+ brambling , kingfisher, reed bunting 

Exeter motorway services , the 4 waxwing showed very well next to Costa 

Dawlish warren , the black necked grebe was on the main pond with a little grebe also sparrowhawk and a red throated diver west 

Finally last visit of the day was to exmnister and the rose coloured starling was viewable in milbury lane at 15:45 

Posted January 1st, 2013 at 10:39 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News