Torbay

Over to Torquay and Hopes Nose at first light which gave good views of the first winter Glaucous Gull, a pair of Raven and a pair of Buzzard one of the birds carrying a twig which it dropped for the second bird.


Broadsands ~ A Black Throated Diver , Oyster Catcher, distant Black Necked Grebe, Gannet, Great Northern Diver, Kittiwake, Little Egret and Heron ~ Around the car parks, female Stonechat, Cirl Bunting, Reed Bunting, female Kestrel, Firecrest, Meadow Pipit, Greenfinch, Grey Wagtail and flocks of Linnet and Goldfinch.


Youngs Park ~ The overwintering drake Scaup beginning to colour up nicely, several Tufted duck and a Muscovy.


Brixham breakwater ~ not as productive as recent days, Kittiwake, Gannet, Razorbill, Guillemot, seven Great Northern Diver, lots of Seal activity. In Brixham town a hunting Sparrowhawk.



Grey Wagtail
Grey Wagtail
Scaup
Scaup

Posted January 1st at 9:23 pm by Steve Hopper in Bird News