Exminster marsh

Watched from 14:30 till 16:00 

the red throated diver was on the canal by the turf lock, on walk back from turf a osprey flew from over the lagoon and was hunting over the main scrape by the fishermans car park before drifting of towards the motorway bridge, also around the marsh at least 13+ whimbrel in 3 groups, 4 white wagtails, 4 gadwall, 11+ tufted duck, 3 pintail, 15+ snipe, 40+ swallow and 30+ sand martins, lots of chiffchaffs and at least 1 willow warbler. 

Posted April 10th, 2013 at 5:35 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News