Plym Estuary & Saltram

A Red Kite which flew over (SE at c14.00) was my first in Plymouth, and totally unexpected. Also signs of cold weather movements included 26 Golden Plovers over & (on Blaxton Meadow) a female Pintail & 6 Teal. In addition: Bar-tailed Godwit, Common Sandpiper, 2 or 3 Jack Snipe, Snipe, 16 Wigeon, 7 Goosanders (4 drakes), 2 Red-breasted Mergansers (1 drake), 2 Mandarin Ducks (pair), female Red-crested Pochard, the Barnacle Goose, Peregrine, Sparrowhawk, Green Woodpecker, 1 or 2 Stonechats, 2 Siskins, the Polish-ringed adult Mediterranean Gull "PHAU" & 9 Roe Deer. 

Posted February 10th at 5:09 pm by Pete Aley in Bird News