Exminster Marsh & Turf Locks

Just to add to John's ealier post.

Late morning another 2 Wheatear (males) left of Lions Rest Ind Est with 4 Pintail in ponds near the bend in station road also 5 Gadwall and 2 Tufted Ducks on the main lagoon with c200 Brent Geese flying from north of the marsh down the estuary.

From Turf Locks 2 Avocets; 16 Red-Breasted Mergansers in 3 groups; c600 Brent Geese on the estuary; large numbers of Dunlin, Black-Tailed Godwits and Black-Headed Gulls scatterd around with usual numbers of other waders.

Links to videos of Wheatear near the main lagoon and Peregrine on pylon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zo8LlpPu2e4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y_vA6MkH5k

Posted March 16th, 2015 at 7:24 pm by David Boult in Bird News