Dartmoor & South Brent

Haytor to Challacombe this morning ~  a small number of Greenfinch, Wren, Buzzard, Dunnock, several Meadow Pipits, Skylarks and a couple of pairs of Stonechat around Haytor

Hemsworthy Gate at least 45 Golden Plover several coming into summer plumage, several Skylark.

Challacombe to Headland Warren four Wheatear, around Challacombe Pied Wagtails, five Redpoll, two Chiffchaff, Nuthatch and a male Reed Bunting.


Back home at South Brent, overnight several Tawny owls calling and in the early hours a Barn owl calling periodically, from just before 5am a Song Thrush in full song outside the bedroom window and as it got lighter a Green Woodpecker joining in and calling just as loudly.

Posted March 30th, 2019 at 2:31 pm by Steve Hopper in General Birding