Isley Marsh and Jetty Roost

09:05 - 11:00

A stroll via Tarka Trail as far as Instow Barton Marsh and back around the area to Isley Marsh.

1 Jay; 1 Bullfinch; 1 Cetti`s Warbler. 1 Little grebe and 1 Water Rail (on overflow pond.)

Jetty Roost :-  8 Little Egret; c250 Oystercatcher; 3 Spoonbill;  5 Redshank; 3 Grey Plover; 5 Turnstone; 1 Kestrel and c100 Curlew. Most were disturbed off the roost by a caterpillar digger on the bank having come out of Nott`s site.

Isley Marsh :- 18 Little Egret; 3 Spoonbill (had relocated here); c100 Curlew and c10 - 15 Greenshank.

10:30  1 Osprey located on a post in the marsh between Chivenor riverbank and the runway approach.

Posted September 21st, 2012 at 12:44 pm by Maurice Clements in Bird News