Matford Marsh to Turf & back

A walk from Matford Marsh to Turf locks today while car in garage. Best at Matford 55 Wigeon, 58+ Teal, 14 Shoveler, 8 Tufted, 3 Gadwall, Water Rail & for sad locals 2 coot have returned. 

On Exminister Marsh Short-eared Owl showed briefly before landing in the grass. Seen later by others when flushed by walkers. Also 330+ Lapwing, 360+ Wigeon, 100+ Teal, 14 Shoveler, M Gadwall & 40+ Fieldfare.

Off Turf on Estuary as tide dropped 16 Ringed Plover, 23 Knot, 250 Dunlin, 7 Grey Plover, 30 Avocet 3 Great C Grebes & 60+ Pintail.

Posted December 3rd, 2020 at 9:11 pm by Steve Cox in Bird News