Thurlestone Bay

Last seen on Mon evening the 1st winter Spoonbill was back on South Huish Marsh at 09.00- left around 10.30.Visiting birders also reported an adult on South Efford Marsh ( about 4 miles NW ) at 08.00 .

Best passage so far of Swallow - 46 this morning and 1 Sand Martin. A Whimbrel on the marsh before flying off up the valley.

Offshore - 16 Common Tern ( one flock of 15 ), 7 Sandwich Tern, 1 Great N Diver, 2m Common Scoter,1 Red T Diver.

On T'stone Marsh - 9 Swallow, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler

Posted April 12th, 2013 at 6:07 pm by Mike Passman in Bird News