Exminster Marshes & R. Exe

The Marshes: Highlights included 22 Golden Plover, 2 snipe, c120 lapwings, 4 pintails, 2 pochard, 25 gadwall, 2 peregrine falcons, 1 greylag goose and 1 barnacle goose in amongst the large flocks of canada geese. Large numbers of Teal and  Wigeon. The River (from Turf Locks): c135 avocets, 11 brents, 11 redshank incl 1 with green flag (unable to read), c150 dunlin and a kingfisher fishing from the boarding steps at the pier on the jetty by the pub.

Posted November 18th, 2013 at 4:48 pm by david cawthraw in Bird News