Exminster marsh

While on the A38 heading up to Exminster marsh this morning saw a Peregrine being mobbed by Corvids.

Exminster marsh towards Turf ~ Great Black Backed Gull (Larus marinus) 1, Sedge Warbler 7, Chiffchaff  3, Swift 2, Cetti’s warbler 2,  8 Black Tailed Godwit one in full “orange” summer plumage, Skylark 2, Willow Warbler 4, Reed Bunting 2 (pair displaying) Wigeon 5, Tufted duck 1, Shoveler (Anas clypeata) 1, Whimbrel 5+ flew onto across the marsh heading out to the estuary, Sand Martin 1, mix of Swallow and House Martins .

Later in the afternoon a low flying Red Kite seen in the Teign valley near Trusham.

Posted May 7th, 2017 at 5:35 pm by Steve Hopper in Bird News