Braunton Marsh

This afternoon I cycled out across the Marsh road, down the American Road and home along the Toll road. 3 Blackcaps, 2 Chiffchaffs, 2 Willow Warblers, 2 Whitethroats, 8 Sedge Warblers, 1 Swift, Good numbers of Swallows and near Velator Harbour 20 plus Sand Martins. 1 Common Sandpiper on the Caen. Highlight was the new flood on Horsey Island. About 200 summer plumage Dunlin, 75 or so Ringed Plover, a dozen Whimbrel, 20 Grey Plover (some in cracking summer plumage). Best was a summer plumage Curlew Sandpiper. Possible Little Stint.

Posted May 6th, 2017 at 6:24 pm by Jon Turner in Bird News