Topsham

Watched from 16:00 till 1845

from the viewing  platform at bowling green marsh 3 ruff, 29 grey plover , 57+ bar tailed godwits , 80+ black tailed godwits, 7 knot, 7+ dunlin, 3 ringed plover, 18+ oystercatcher, 8+ common gull among 100+ black headed gulls, 2 blackcap , 2 reed warbler, 1 Cetti's warbler ,  30+ swift, 1 hobby.

from the goatwalk , 450+ dunlin, 7 ringed plover , 12 sanderling , 12+ whimbrel, also 9 whimbrel flew up estuary and continued high over Topsham , hobby over motorway bridge lots of swift over exminster marsh

walked back via the viewing platform and hide at bowling green marsh , 55+ swift over marsh, 3 groups of whimbrel flew over and headed up the river clyst ( 17, 9, 12)

Posted May 5th, 2017 at 9:23 pm by Keith Birchall in General Birding