Exminster marsh & bowling green marsh

Tried station Road first from 09;00 till 10:20

1 ruff by lions rest industrial estate also 20+ sand martins , 1 swallow several chiffchaffs 1 Cetti's warbler 

then made way to topsham and got the ferry back to exminster marsh at 11:50 , 2 grey wagtail by ferry landing, from the canal bank by the fishermans car park a jack snipe flushed as peregrine put everything up on the marsh, sand martins had increased to 65+ and 2 more swallows, 3 brambling, 12+ chiffchaffs, 25+ tufted duck, 3 gadwall, 5+ pintail, 5 pochard on the lagoon with a great crested grebe, 3 male wheatear,2 stonechat, 2 Cetti's warblers , little grebes and 5 red breasted mergansers on the canal .

bowling green marsh 13:45 till 16:00

1 water rail, 6 male wheatear, 80+ chiffchaffs, 100+ meadow pipits, buzzard, 2 greenshanks, 70+ redshank, 2 tufted duck, 100+ wigeon , 2 Cetti's warblers 

 

Posted March 23rd, 2013 at 5:42 pm by Keith Birchall in General Birding