Cockwood

1-2 adult Little Gulls feeding over the River Exe viewed from Cockwood Steps early afternoon with a large flock of Black Headed Gulls. Presumably the same birds seen by Matt earlier in the morning.  Also 3 Goldeneye, a Great Northern Diver and a Guillemot.

Earlier at Broadsands - the Yellow Browed Warbler and both Firecrest still showing really well. 9 Cirl Buntings. On the sea- Red Necked Grebe, 2 Black Necked Grebes, Red Throated Diver, c20 GN Divers, inc several flying off inland or up the coast, 7 Common Scoter, 21 GC Grebes, 1 Razorbill.

Paignton- Roundham Head- male Black Redstart still in Roundham Road. Also 2 Blackcap.

Decoy Lake- drake Scaup and drake Gadwall both by slipway. 

Posted January 2nd, 2016 at 5:20 pm by Mark Bailey in Bird News