Slapton Ley

2 male red crested pochard at Torcross with the strange looking male tufted duck/red crested pochard hybrid and 2 pairs of pochard amongst the tufted duck and coot.

Mid Ley and 4 female, 2 male and an immature male goldeneye.

In Ireland Bay distant views of 2 black necked grebes amongst the tufted duck, gadwall and coot.

From the Bridge a ringed chiffchaff with 2 Cettis warblers and a water rail heard.

Rain stopped play at around 2pm!

Red Crested Pochard
Red Crested Pochard

Tufted Duck/ RC Pochard hybrid
Tufted Duck/ RC Pochard hybrid

Posted January 23rd, 2016 at 6:35 pm by Stuart Green in Bird News