Torbay

Broadsands: 3 Great Northern Divers,  47 Great Crested Grebes. 17 Cirl Buntings and 3 Reed Buntings on seed in 2nd car park. 2 Siberian Chiffchaffs, 1 collybita Chiffchaff and a Water Rail in Marsh.

Paignton/Preston: 2 Great Northern Divers, 43 Common Scoter, 1 Great Crested Grebe.

Goodrington: 1 Great Northern Diver.

Brixham: 1 Black Guillemot (off Shoalstone), 8 Great Northern Divers, 3 Black-throated Divers. Still lots of Auks feeding north of Berry Hd and in middle of Torbay with Gannets and Kittiwakes.

I don't normally take much notice of Pheasants but this was a stunner!...A melanistic hybrid form several around the Waddeton area of Galmpton.

melanistic hybrid Pheasant Waddeton 26 Jan 2014 ML    melanistic hybrid Pheasant Waddeton 26 Jan 2014 ML

 

Posted January 25th, 2014 at 10:41 am by Mike Langman in Bird News