Around topsham

watched from 09:00 till 15:15

started at darts farm and great to watch 2 Penduline tits for over an hour , also 1 stonechat, 4+ reed buntings, 3+ chiffchaffs, 2 bar tailed godwits, small numbers of curlew, black tailed godwits and wigeon, 1 water rail.

on the estuary of the goat walk 2000+ dunlin, good numbers of black tailed godwits, 29+ bar tailed godwits, 21+ red bresated mergansers, 150+ shelducks.

From the viewing platform at bowling green marsh, 1 spotted redshank, 4 greenshanks, 2 water rail, 15+ grey plover, 2 chiffchaff's.

finished at the hide at bowling green marsh, 2 groups of sand Martin (20+ & 18+)moved through from 14:30 plus 1 single earlier, 6 pintail , 2 gadwall, 5 pochard, 4 tufted duck, 5+ reed buntings, 6+ chiffchaffs, 200+ wigeon, also small numbers of teal and shovelers, 4 little egrets, 1 greenshank, 2 Cetti's warblers, 1 buzzard

Posted March 16th, 2015 at 5:46 pm by Keith Birchall in General Birding