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Simultanous Counts from Broadsands (ML) and Brixham (Nigel Smallbones) gave a combined toatal for Great Northern Divers of 62!

Broadsands counts: 35 Great Northern Divers, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Red-throated Diver, 1 Red-necked Grebe, 19 Great Crested Grebes, 3 Black-necked Grebes, 2 Slavonian Grebes  & 7 Common Scoter. The Yellow-browed Warbler was still present and 1 Firecrest at least 5 Cirl Buntings dropped onto seed first thing in the morning.

Nigel reported 5 Purple Sandpipers on the Brixham Breakwater this morning.

Video link to:  Slavonain Grebes & photo bombing Great Northern Diver: https://youtu.be/ON0ZgsglEYo

Yellow-browed Warbler: https://youtu.be/yBQZIHTg6Mk

Posted December 31st, 2015 at 2:10 pm by Mike Langman in Bird News