Out and about

A rare opportunity for a days birding so started at Berry Head at 06.30. Bushes still quiet but Firecrest was new in, also 7 Goldcrest, 8 Chiffchaff, 27 Siskin and a Blackcap. 4 Grey Wagtails over. Sea watch from 08.00 produced 90 Balearic Shearwater (a further 23 seen prior to my arrival) 2 Arctic Skua, 1 poss 2 Great Skua, 2 Common Scoter and 3 Common Tern.

Grey Phalarope still showing well at Exminster at 15.45

Osprey sat on mud with a fish from Goat Walk, Topsham 16.45

Spoonbill from viewing platform at Bowling Green Marsh 17.15

finished the evening at The Passage House Inn where a Kingfisher showed well and 15 Little Egret roasted over the high tide.

Posted September 13th, 2015 at 9:22 pm by Andrew Plumb in Bird News