Topsham

Viewed 0915-1530 Hrs

Started at a white and frosty Darts Farm and no sign of the Pendulines again with only the Wren braved it out at first sat on top the reed mace with a Chiffchaff showing up later when thawed out + male Tufted Duck on the right fish pond + Black Brant and 2 Egyptian Geese in with c800 Brent Geese seen at distance from the hide towards the bottom end of the field near the river Clyst.

Bowling Green Marsh Viewing Platform showed small number of 21 Avocets + 17 Grey Plover + c40 Redshank + c100 Dunlin + 3 Red Breasted Mergansers + Spotted Redshank and Greenshank right of platform near rivermeet house. Link below of some Grey Plover & Avocets.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAbryHMIm-k

Goatwalk poduced c550 Avocets on turf side of the mud and numerous other waders scattered around.

Wren sat on top frosty reed mace at Darts Farm
Wren sat on top frosty reed mace at Darts Farm

Tufted Duck at Darts Farm
Tufted Duck at Darts Farm

Spotted Redshank from BGM Viewing Platform
Spotted Redshank from BGM Viewing Platform

Posted December 29th, 2014 at 7:56 pm by David Boult in Bird News