Thurlestone Bay

Visited the Huxton Cross ploughed field first this morning - only 1 Ringed Plover, big surprise was  a

Turtle Dove which flew over - South at08.45


Waders in the Bay - 3 Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin , 1 Redshank, 3 Black Tailed Godwit on South Huish Marsh where Nick T had 9 Whimbrel fly up the valley.

Big movement of Hirundines before 12.00 - 260 Swallow, 50 + House martin and Bob B had a Swift

 This aft . on T'stone Marsh - Snipe , Water Rail, Little Grebe , Wigeon . Amongst the Canada Geese that flew in were 2 'Snow ' Goose with 4 juv hybrid x Candad

Posted September 4th, 2012 at 6:32 pm by Mike Passman in Bird News