Exmouth

Imperial Rugby Ground- 190+ common tern in the estuary this morning. Also quite a few sandwich tern, 3 little tern, 1 very smart juvenile little gull (@0705), 2 ringed plover, 2 redshank, 4 turnstone, 1 bar-tailed godwit, 3 dunlin, 1 little stint (@0720), 1 greenshank, 1 snipe, 1 grey wagtail, 1 kingfisher, 4 great crested grebe and 1 mediterranean gull.

Yesterday Orcombe Point/Maer Rocks - c15+ common scoter, 3+ manx shearwater, 1 juv yellow-legged gull, 1 dunlin, 1 second wint little gull, 3 teal, 2+ arctic skua, 1+ black tern, 1 turnstone, 1 mediterranean gull, 6+ wheatear, 3+ yellow wagtail, 1 tree pipit, 1+ juv arctic tern and 1 whitethroat

juv common tern
juv common tern

juv yellow-legged gull
juv yellow-legged gull

tree pipit
tree pipit

Posted August 28th, 2014 at 9:09 am by Matt Knott in Bird News