Around Topsham

1000-1400 hrs.

High-tide at Bowling Green Marsh were 2 Avocets; c65 Redshank; c450 Black-Tailed Godwits; 10 Bar-Tailed Godwits; 5 Pintail; 4 Pochard; 3 Tufted Ducks; Little Grebe; 7 Little Egrets; c70 Black-Headed Gulls; 2 Lesser Black-Backed Gulls; Stonechat and good numbers of Shoveler, Teal and Wigeon. At the Viewing Platform 4 Red-Breasted Mergansers.

Goosemoor 5 Snipe; 4 Greenshank; c25 Redshank; c40 Black-Tailed Godwits; Buzzard being mobbed by a Raven and usual numbers of Teal and Wigeon.

Darts Farm the Penduline Tits showing well again and still there when i left at 1400hrs.

Links to videos of Snipe and Penduline Tits.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FZEdgJfbgKo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw1HXqck0Ok

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fT7j7CH9tBU

Posted March 12th, 2015 at 9:04 pm by David Boult in Bird News