Around topsham

watched from 07:45 till 13:30

started at the hide at bowling green marsh , 1 adult curlew sandpiper, 3 spotted redshanks ( 2 adults, 1 juv), 1 juv ruff, 3 knot, 1 grey plover, 16+ bar tailed godwits, 560+ black tailed godwits, 460+ curlew, 40+ whimbrel, 2 common sandpiper, 1 green sandpiper, 250+ redshank, 20+ greenshanks, 12+ lapwing, 1 gadwall , 2 wigeon , 3 tufted duck, 1 sparrowhawk, 1 buzzard, 2 oystercatchers

from the viewing platform another curlew sandpiper towards exton plus the the 1 seen from the hide, and another knot, 1 sandwich tern

from the goatwalk brief views of the White Winged Black Tern flying up and down the canal on exminster marsh , 50+ dunlin and 2 sandwich terns . 

Posted August 15th, 2015 at 4:06 pm by Keith Birchall in General Birding