Exmouth

Orcombe Point - 90+ alba wagtail west, also 1 yellow wagtail, 1 grey wagtail, c200+ meadow pipit, 1+ tree pipit, c50/100+ goldfinch, c200+ linnet, c30+ starling, 1+ reed bunting, 6+ siskin, 13+ chaffinch, 1 great spotted woodpecker high east, 3+ coal tit, 1 mistle thrush (first of autumn), 1 willow warbler, 25+ chiffchaff, 9+ blackcap, 1 golden plover, the lingering turtle dove, 1 hobby, 1 goldcrest, 1 2w mediterranean gull and a great northern diver that came in high from the east and headed over the Warren not long after dawn. 8 species of butterfly included numerous red admiral, 2 clouded yellow and a single painted lady.

turtle dove - settled for the time being in the top fields
turtle dove - settled for the time being in the top fields

willow warbler
willow warbler

hobby
hobby

Posted October 6th, 2013 at 6:43 pm by Matt Knott in General Birding