Exminster marshes

Visit between 12.00 and 13.00 and before the rain returned. Lots of birds well spread out including c400 brents, wigeon, shoveller, mallard, teal, gadwall (>10), c6 pintail, 10 tufted duck, 8 pochard and one redhead smew. The last 3 species on the lagoon.

Elsewhere little egret (7), golden plover, curlew and lapwing.

Chiffchaff (1), goldcrest (2) and Cettis warber (2) on canal bank.

Posted February 10th, 2013 at 2:39 pm by John Waldon in Bird News