Exmouth

Orcombe Point - very cold and unpleasant this morning but much more settled late this afternoon - c50+ linnet, 20+ alba wagtail, 1 snipe, 2+ grey wagtail, 1 late yellow wagtail, 1 mistle thrush and 1 goldcrest.

Mudbank - c60+ dunlin, c10+ ringed plover, 6+ bar-tailed godwit, 2 grey plover, 14+ turnstone, 1 black-tailed godwit, 1 sanderling and 18 redshank. Also 2 pale-bellied brent goose amongst huge numbers of wildfowl.

Woodbury Common - an afternoon walk with the dog was uncharacteristically productive with 5+ ring ouzel (almost certainly 6), 1+ lesser redpoll, c10+ meadow pipit, 3+ reed bunting, 1 goldcrest and 1 grey wagtail.

ring ouzel - there were 5 in this birch seconds earlier!
ring ouzel - there were 5 in this birch seconds earlier!

Posted October 12th, 2013 at 6:19 pm by Matt Knott in Bird News