Exminster Marsh & Starcross

A look around Exminster Marsh mid-day showed 2 Hobby around the main lagoon with small numbers of Swift, Swallow and Sand Martins. From Starcross railway station mid-afternoon on incoming high-tide the Slovonian Grebe was around the moored boats partway towards Cockwood, several Turnstone around the harbour, 8 Sandwich Terns diving in the estuary heading towards Topsham, c300 Oystercatchers on sandbar towards the Warren.

The 66122 Diesel at front with 70000 Britannia Steam Train attached and 12 south coast carriages passed through Starcross Station north bound towards Exeter at 15:07Hrs..awesom sight and sound.  Links to Hobby & Turnstone videos.

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Id5oT6V_iwc

Hobby at exminster Marsh  29-4-2015
Hobby at exminster Marsh 29-4-2015

Hobby at Exminster Marsh  29-4-2015
Hobby at Exminster Marsh 29-4-2015

Turnstone at Starcross  29-4-2015
Turnstone at Starcross 29-4-2015

Posted April 29th, 2015 at 9:42 pm by David Boult in Bird News