Thurlestone Bay

After 10 years since retiring and covering the patch I finally nailed my bogy bird- standing in the rain at West Buckland I found my first patch Tree Creeper. Never has such a small bird on a gloomy day produced such a smile on my face.

On T'stone Marsh - 50 Teal, 27 Wigeon, 14 Shoveler, 4 Gadwall, 40 Snipe, 1 Jack Snipe 1 Grey Wagtail, 30 Pied Wagtail ( to roost ) 1m Black Redstart. 14 Reed Bunting on my feeders

On South Huish Marsh - 65 Teal, 35 Wigeon, 4 Shoveler, 2 Pintail, 1 Little Grebe

Posted January 10th, 2013 at 6:04 pm by Mike Passman in Bird News