Thurlestone Bay

Once the cloud cover cleared at 08.15 the Wood Pigeon started moving SE- by 08.45 8,000 with a further 2,000 by 09.30.

Over the marsh by 9.00 2 Brambling, 7 Chaffinch, 1 Swallow, on the Marsh 12 Lapwing, 20 Teal, 6 Shoveler, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Snipe, 1 Brent Goose.

On South Milton Ley - Bob b had- 8 Redwing, 3 Fieldfare,4 Water Rail, 5 Siskin, 3 Chiffchaff .

From 09.30 a 2.5 hr viz mig /sea watch from the cafe was good - 70 Chaffinch., 12 Goldfinch, 1 Yellowhammer, 10 Greenfinch, 2 Black Redstart, 1 Swallow, 1 Great N Diver, 3 Brent Goose, 2 Med Gull, 6 Kittiwake, 1 Razorbill, 2 Turnstone, 1 Knot.

This afternoon 3 more Black Redstart around the houses.

Late news yesterday of a Short Eared Owl over the Golf Course at 12.00

Posted November 5th, 2012 at 8:26 pm by Mike Passman in Bird News