Exmouth

Orcombe Point -  good (for Orcombe) this morning - 0635 - most birds W or NW - 80+ chaffinch, 50+ goldfinch, 2+ siskin, 3+ brambling, c4/500+ linnet, 1 redpoll, 14+ pied wagtail, 2 fieldfare, 4 reed bunting, 1 yellowhammer, 1 swallow, 45+ jackdaw, 65+ starling, 9 stock dove, 1 turtle dove, c20+ woodpigeon, c50/100+ skylark, c50+ meadow pipit and 1 grey wagtail. Also the juv white-fronted goose flew into the usual field and started feeding @ 0750, 2 mute swan east, 2 great spotted woodpecker, 8 brent goose, 1+ goldcrest, c15+ robin, 2 song thrush, just 5 blackbird, 1 kestrel and 1 merlin. Also a clouded yellow butterfly.

merlin in off the sea
merlin in off the sea

migrating stock doves
migrating stock doves

Posted October 30th, 2013 at 3:23 pm by Matt Knott in Bird News