Exe Estuary

Up to Bowling Green Marsh and Exminster marsh with Keith Male for the midday high tide.

 

On BGM a Ruff and Greenshank in with the Godwit flock and a Spoonbill showing well, duck species inc some 10 Tufted, pair of Gadwall, Shoveller and Mallard with ducklings. Chiffchaff in the lane side hedge. Four Buzzard soaring high over the area

, On Exminster marsh 15 plus Reed Warblers very vocal but extremely elusive, Reed Buntings, a Garden Warbler, seven Whimbrel and at least two Lapwing on leaving a distant Hobby and a hovering Kestrel.

Posted May 2nd, 2017 at 5:27 pm by Steve Hopper in Scarce / Rare Birds & Passage Counts