On sea: More Great Crested Grebes (count along Torbay beaches today brought total to 136), Black-throated diver still present with 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, the fw Red-necked Grebe still in Elberry Cove and a fw Slavonian Grebe, part of a cold weather movement 5 Shelduck and 3 Teal. 4 Black-necked Grebes toward Goodrington.

In the second car park 53 Cirl Buntings and 9 Reed Bunting on seed - one Cirl Bunting female was taken by a Sparrowhawk, so on recommendation by RSPB I'll be moving the feeding further toward the back of the car park to the left of the beach huts.

Click on image for video of Cirl buntings feeding.

Posted January 23rd, 2015 at 12:35 pm by Mike Langman in Bird News