Plym Estuary & Saltram

Well over 1,000 birds on Blaxton Meadow during this morning's high tide including: a winter peak of 380+ Dunlins, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits, Grey Plover, 6 Greenshanks, 12 Wigeon, female Goosander (3 others including 2 drakes, on the estuary), 58 Shelducks, 31 adult Lesser Black-backed Gulls & 2 unringed adult Mediterranean Gulls (Polish-ringed PHAU also on the estuary), Several Dunlins had a close encounter with a hunting adult male Peregrine.

Also, around the site, 3 Little Grebes, Siskin & adult Shag.

Posted February 19th at 1:36 pm by Pete Aley in Bird News