Around topsham

A quick look around topsham this morning from 08:45 till 11:00

A Firecrest was in the grounds of the church of saint margarret with a group of goldcrests , from the goatwalk a group of 14 turnstone showed well.

Between the goatwalk and riversmeet house surprised to find another Firecrest in with a group of long tailed tits and goldcrests showed well before being lost as entered the grounds of riversmeet house. A female stonechat along the path to the viewing platform.

From the hide at bowling green marsh an impressive count of 1800+ wigeon , 40+ lapwing, 8 tufted duck and 7+ pochards, 9+ snipe good numbers of teal and shoveler.

Posted January 23rd, 2016 at 4:05 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News