Exmouth

Orcombe Point - heaving with birds today with some nice variety. It was nice to see my first two redwing of the autumn heading east. Also1 turnstone, 2 juv ringed plover, 1 dunlin, fw mediterranean gull, fw common gull, 4 golden plover, c20+ alba wagtail, 1 flava wagtail sp (flew out of turnip field with repeated hoarse 'zreep' then gave normal yellow wag flight call), 1 white wagtail, c30+ goldfinch, c10+ chaffinch, 3 wheatear, 1 juv whinchat, 1 stonechat, c15+ chiffchaff, c200+ meadow pipit, 1 tree pipit, 1+ juv hobby hunting the area, c20+ skylark, 3 grey wagtail, c30+ starling, c60+ linnet, 1 goldcrest, 1 spotted flycatcher, 1+ siskin and 1+ whitethroat. Hirundine passage picked up mid morning with c60+ house martin and loads of swallows all east but no proper count was made.

meadow pipit
meadow pipit

white wagtail
white wagtail

tree pipit
tree pipit

Posted September 29th, 2013 at 7:16 pm by Matt Knott in Bird News