Thurlestone Bay

Bitterly cold day , frequent rain showers , little wind, poor viz but at least still a snow and ice free zone.

On South Huish Marsh 125 Teal, 25 Wigeon, 12 Shoveler, 10 Lapwing, 2 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover and now 3 Grey Plover.

On the rocks 17 Turnstone ( highest count this winter ).

On the sea 2 Black T Diver and 1 Red T Diver, male Common Scoter with 15 east, a few Auks flying east.

In the copse area 6 Redwing, 6 Song Thrush, 20 Mipit

Posted January 23rd, 2013 at 6:21 pm by Mike Passman in Bird News