Teign Estuary

Numbers of waders starting to increase here with 80 Curlew, 18 Oystercatchers, five Common Sandpipers, two Dunlin and singles of Greenshank and Whimbrel yesterday. Other counts included 46 Mute Swans, 36 Little Egrets and the first returning Kingfisher.

A Mandarin was seen from Town Quay Bridge behind Newton Abbot racecourse yesterday morning, with a redhead Goosander on the river there today.

Posted July 13th, 2014 at 7:37 pm by Will Salmon in Bird News