River Caen/ River Taw

0915-1230 Very cold on the river today but that did not stop 2 Skylark from singing. On the Caen the over wintering common Sandpiper was seen also 55 Redshank,48 Dunlin 1 Greenshank and a Kingfisher. On the marsh and Horsey island the high tide had pushed up 2000+ Lapwing 2000+ Golden plover. Starling numbers were good at 1500+ also 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Coot, 2 Raven, 15 Stockdove, 1 Stonechat and a Rockpipit. On the Taw good numbers of widgeon,Curlew, 38 Shellduck over on islay marsh 3 Spoonbill.

Posted February 10th, 2015 at 1:49 pm in Bird News