Double Locks to Powderham Church & back

Overall numbers of ducks and waders declining quickly. 

Three Goosander (2M,F) on river by Double Locks. Great White Egret flew over cycle path and south 930 ish. 
Exminster Marsh - Quiet by recent standards. 230+ Wigeon, 155+ Teal, 57+ Shoveler, 6 Pintail. 1st wint Marsh Harrier was the best of it. One singing Chiffchaff. 24 DB Brents.

From Turf/Powderham Corner, 96 Shelduck, 100 Curlew, 106 Dunlin, 15 Red-breasted Mergansers, 30 Avocet & single Grey Plover. 

First few Peacocks out and a single Small Tortoiseshell. 

Posted March 17th at 3:18 pm by Steve Cox in Bird News