Ilfracombe area 25th & 26th

25th: walk along coast path from Samson's Bay to Lee village and back: 1 House Martin over Lee Bay; 1m Wheatear Rillage Point; 150 Meadow Pipits moving E or NE in small flocks; 4 Purple Sandpipers at Ilfracombe (mid-tide, on rocks about halfway between the E end of the Capstone and Cheyne Beach).

26th: Rillage Point to Samson's Bay early morning – 1m Wheatear; one Sandwich Tern resting/preening on floating log well offshore; visible migration of small numbers of Woodpigeon, Meadow Pipit, alba wagtail, Chaffinch, Linnet, Goldfinch, Siskin.

Posted March 26th, 2018 at 9:35 pm by Tim Jones in Bird News