Lynmouth - Watersmeet cafe

Following the path upstream produced 1 Grey Heron, 1 Mallard, a Herring Gull looking very out of place among the Grey Wags on a woodland river, 2 GS Woodpecker, 12 Swift, a Sparrowhawk, 4 Jay together, 4 Dipper, 1 Nuthatch, family groups of Coal Tit, Blue Tit and Great Tit, about 10 Robin mainly juvenile, Redstart pair with a fledgling, Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 16 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 5 Wren, 1-2 Garden Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 2 family groups of Phyllosc's calling in the canopy, 30 Chaffinch descending on the cafe garden for scraps. Other taxa included Silver Wash Fritillary and a shrew species.

Posted July 13th, 2014 at 6:45 pm by Lowell Mills in General Birding