Topsham

watched from 18:30 till 21:40

The highligh was a Female  Long Tailed Duck of the goatwalk from 21:25 till 21:40, myself and Martin Rooney had just done the high tide roost at Bowling green marsh and was just checking for terns  of the goatwalk Martin picked up a duck close in it dived and when it surfaced wow female long tailed duck in middle of June on the estuary after checking to make sure and a few pics taken in poor light it stayed in close and was still there when we left.

earlier from the hide at bowling green marsh

the 1st summer little gull continues to show well among 1350+ black headed gulls, 13 Mediterranean gulls( 3 adult, 10 1st summers) , 11+ bar tailed godwits, 5+ whimbrel, 23+ redshanks, 30+ black tailed godwits, 5+ sandwich terns, 30+ curlew, 2 oystercatchers, 1 buzzard, 40+ shelduck.

Posted June 18th, 2015 at 11:06 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News