Exminster marsh

Watched from 07:30 till 11:20

4 little ringed plover on scrape by middle car park at 07:45 also 10+ golden plover, female Merlin and great views of the male Merlin by the lagoon which caught a vole/ mouse, 6 wheatear, 100+ chiffchaffs around the marsh, great crested grebe on lagoon with 6 pochard and 10 tufted duck. 

Powderham marsh 11:30 till 12:30

12 little ringed plover from viewing platform, 1 dunlin, the 2 spoonbill were on exminster marsh between the lagoon and turf, also peregrine, kestrel and buzzard lots of chiffchaffs. 

Quick look at matford produced 4 wheatear still on field behind makro with 4 fieldfare and 27 redwing 

Posted March 28th, 2013 at 3:03 pm by Keith Birchall in General Birding