Brixham Harbour

A brilliant day's birding in and around the harbour with squally rain showers and high winds driving birds into the harbour. The day's tally was single red-throated diver, 6 black-throated diver, 25 great northern diver, superb white-billed diver (what an amazing bill!), 2 red-necked grebe (one in harbour & one off Fishcombe Point), slavonian grebe, 35 gannet, 3 cormorant, 51 shag, 3 grey heron, single long-tailed duck off Shoalstone Point, 3 oystercatcher, 17 turnstone, single common gull, imm.Iceland gull by fishing boats, 120 great black-backed gull, single kittiwake, 5 guillemot, 5 razorbill, single black guillemot by lifeboat station & 3 rock pipit. 

Posted January 6th, 2014 at 6:01 pm by Rob Macklin in Bird News