Rillage Point to Watermouth

07.00 to 08.15 today: 1 Firecrest in scrub at Watermouth; continuing light overhead passage of Meadow Pipits (20), alba wagtails (6), Chaffinches, Linnets, Goldfinches and Siskins. Other migrants included Cormorants (5) and adult Lesser Black-backed Gulls (6).

On Sunday (13th) during WeBS count on the Taw Estuary: sub-singing Blackcap along Tarka Trail near Chivenor Business Park and singing Chiffchaff at Wrafton Pond. Tim D counted 289 Dark-bellied Brent Geese just off Penhill Marsh at high tide (see photo below).

Brent Geese off Penhill Marsh, Taw Estuary ©Tim Davis

Posted March 15th, 2016 at 9:01 am by Tim Jones in Bird News