Torbay coastal

Marine Parade, Paignton ~ A count of 42 Turnstone including the Dutch ringed bird.

Broadsands ~ Beach Marsh ~ Chiffchaff 2, Greenfinch, Cirl Bunting, Skylark, displaying Wrens, a Coot and Dunnock, on the back car park a Song Thrush, several Cirl Bunting, on the sea two Canada geese one with some unusual white head & neck colouration and was possibly a hybrid of some kind.

Berry Head ~ Small passage of Meadow Pipits coming in off of the sea, the Guillemot colony is in full swing, several Fulmar, LBB & GB Gulls, a handful of Shag feeding below the headland, a couple of Gannets and little else other than some Harbour Porpoise.

Back home at South Brent an early start had given GS and Green Woodpeckers, Heron, Jay, Mistle Thrush and three Redwing, the afternoon gave a female Reed Bunting, male Siskin and the would be "Italian Sparrow" around the garden feed station.


Posted March 14th, 2020 at 9:00 pm by Steve Hopper in Bird News