Kingsbridge & Slapton Ley

Kingsbridge estuary this morning on a falling tide 50 plus Dunlin feeding with a similar number of Redshank, Curlew, Oyster Catcher, Cormorant, Common Sandpiper, Kingfisher, Little Egret 5, Mallard 34.

Slapton Ley ~ Surprised to see two Sand Martin in with a flock of House Martin and Swallows that were moving and feeding over the ley, a single drake Gadwall, Pochard 2, Tufted duck 3, Greater Black Backed Gull 9, Lesser Black Back 1, Coot 7, Moorhen 2, Great Crested Grebe 2.

Back home at South Brent, two Sparrow Hawks soaring and diving together and a Chiffchaff still around the garden.

Posted October 1st, 2016 at 2:49 pm by Steve Hopper in Bird News