Plym Estuary & Saltram

At high tide, birds on Blaxton Meadow included 195 Dunlins, 100+ Redshanks, 9 Oystercatchers, 32 Curlews, 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 3 Greenshanks & a Kingfisher. 

Also: Jack Snipe, 6 Snipe, Green & Great Spotted Woodpeckers, 5 Ring-necked Parakeets (1 blue), sinensis Cormorant (adult), 4 Mandarin Ducks, Chiffchaff, Sparrowhawk, 2 Wigeon, Red-breasted Merganser, Goosander (both redheads) & 3 Little Grebes.  

Nearby, a Lesser Whitethroat in Mount Gould Avenue (east end). Only the tac call heard.

Posted January 3rd at 5:30 pm by Pete Aley in General Birding