Around Torbay

Around Torbay today ~

From Haldon Pier ~ 7 Purple Sandpiper, 2 Turnstone, two Shag, 14 plus Cormorant, Rock Pipit, 2 GBBG, sevon Mute Swan and a Razorbill.

Livermead beach ~ Little Egret, Heron and a single Turnstone.


Marine Parade, Preston ~ 7 Oyster Catcher, 26 Turnstone including the Dutch ringed bird  "Z010032",  out on the sea Gannet, Great Crested Grebe, Black Necked Grebe and 2 Guillemot. 

Broadsands car parks ~ In the Cirl Bunting corner disturbance disrupted any birding but 40 plus "Buntings" feeding in the field behind the car park, lifting periodically, 2 Cirl Bunting came into the hedge. In the corner of the first car park Yellow Browed Warbler, female Blackcap, Chiffchaff and Siberian Chiffchaff.

Record image Black n#Necked Grebe  

From the sea wall and the headland towards Elberry ~ 6 Fulmar, 12+ Great Crested Grebe, Gannets, 4 Black Necked Grebe, Red Throated Diver, 6+ Great Northern Diver, Little Egret, 2 Heron, 2 Razorbill and a Kittiwake.

On the way home a Kestrel near Berry Pomeroy.


Posted January 5th, 2019 at 4:28 pm by Steve Hopper in General Birding