Mansands, Scabbacombe Beach and Woodhuish

11.00-14.30

Lesser Whitethroat very vocal and showing well at beach end of Southdown Lane, Mansands. Also 3 Tufted Duck.  Mixed flock of Swallows, Sand Martins and House Martins over Ley.  Quiet in stiff breeze but 3 Chiffchaffs, Yellowhammer, 4 Linnets, 6+ Whitethroats along SW Coast Path, 3 Skylarks, Kestrel, 4 Stonechats and a Pheasant.  2 Gannets offshore and 4 Shags on rocks at Scabbacombe Beach plus a Rock Pipit.  3 Stock Doves and a Swift at Woodhuish. Also came across three separate family groups of Robins in the hedgerows and sunken lanes. 

Posted May 11th, 2014 at 4:15 pm by Paul Darlington in Bird News