Haytor area

There was a Great Grey Shrike this morning on the moor at Emsworthy Farm DWT Reserve (SX745765), although it disappeared after about five minutes. Also at least 2 Ring Ouzels, 80 Fieldfare and 4 Redpolls.

Later, there were c520 Golden Plover in short, grassy heath NE of the tor, near the old tramway.

Great Grey Shrike, Emsworthy
Great Grey Shrike, Emsworthy

Rig Ouzel, Emsworthy
Rig Ouzel, Emsworthy

Posted October 25th, 2015 at 2:24 pm by Dave Smallshire in Bird News