Exminster marsh

A look around the marsh from 08:00 till 11:50

A female hen harrier at 08:20 low over towards powderham marsh , along station road 120+ golden plover in 2 groups and 3 little ringed plover and 45+ lapwing , 3 wheatear, from the canal bank by fishermans car park  the drake garganey showed well at times, 15+ pintail, 17 ringed plover and 1 little ringed plover, 2 red breasted mergansers on canal and still plenty of chiffchaffs around, between station road and the motorway   Bridge 1 male Merlin and 2 wheatear.

a quick look along the cycle path behind matford marsh on way home produced 8 wheatear, 7+ fieldfare, 42+ redwing and 30+ meadow pipit on the field behind makro 

Posted March 27th, 2013 at 2:37 pm by Keith Birchall in General Birding