Around topsham

watched from 17:15 till 20:15

was just watching a Green sandpiper from the hide at bowling green marsh when a txt from James Diamond of a Juvenile White winged black tern on Exminster marsh came through so made way to the Goat walk and after a short while managed to get the bird as it flew up and down the canal a Devon tick for me thanks James.

back round to the hide and  the first Curlew sandpiper of the year a nice adult popped in, 4 knot, 2 spotted redshank( adult and juv), 16+ bar tailed godwits, 550+ black tailed godwits, 300+ redshanks, 15 lapwing, 1 common sandpiper 7+ grey plover , 40+ whimbrel, 450+ curlew, 4 snipe, 8 little egrets, 60+ teal, 1 gadwall, 3 tufted duck, 1 buzzard, 2 grey heron, 1 possible wood sandpiper flyover call only 

a really good evenings birding 

Posted August 14th, 2015 at 11:05 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News