Exe Estuary cruise

This afternoon saw the first Stuart Line cruise of the season (the earlier ones had to be cancelled). Fair weather and lots of birds to be seen. Totals included c10 G C Grebes, Slavonian and Little Grebes, c25 Shags, Pintail (distant views of a flock in the Clyst), 3 Goldeneye (1 male, off Cockwood), c12 Mergansers, very approximately 500 each of Brent Geese, Avocets, Lapwings and Golden Plovers, four-figure totals of Black-t Godwits and Dunlin, c10 Greenshank, 1 adult Mediterranean Gull and a Harbour (Common) Seal hauled out.

Posted December 29th, 2020 at 5:31 pm by Dave Smallshire in Bird News