Thurlestone Bay

Highlight of the morning at 07.50 a 1st winter Bewick's Swan flew onto T'stone Marsh - spooked by the resident Mute's it then flew off west ( could not be relocated on the Avon ) Increase in duck no's-

60 Teal, 25 Wigeon, 24 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall.

On South h Marsh - 100+ Wigeon, 50 Teal, 9 Gadwall, 15 Snipe, 4 Lapwing, and best views so far of the Ruff ( now present for 10 days )

Seawatching produced a Red T Diver ( on sea ) 78 Kittiwake , 10 Gannet , 7 Fulmar and a few Auks .

On the rocks 7 Turnstone

Posted February 5th, 2013 at 6:22 pm by Mike Passman in General Birding