Broadsands on sea: 51 Great Crested Grebes, 1 Black-necked Grebe, 6 Great Northern Divers, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver.

32 Cirl Buntings and 9 Reed Bunting on seed in 2nd car park. 2 Siberian Chiffchaffs and 2 collybita Chiffchaffs in Marsh.

Paignton/ Preston: 40+ Common Scoter, 1 Great Northern Diver 

Yesterday: hundreds of Auks and 150+ Gannets feeding in the tide race off Start Point.

Cattle Egret was present in 2 fields up (NW) from Yalberton Road/ Stoke Road junction with cattle (the only field with cattle in in area) - very difficult to see from any road unless the cattle and egret are lower down the field.

Posted January 19th, 2014 at 10:46 am by Mike Langman in Bird News