Exmouth

Orcombe Point - 1300 - 1430 - a quick scoot around the top fields was surprisingly productive with 1 short-eared owl (presumed adult in wing moult), 8 wheatear, 3 whimbrel and 1 hobby.

Migrants on Orcombe in the last couple of weeks have included 30+ willow warbler, 1 reed warbler, 9+ tree pipit, 10+ wheatear, 4+ chiffchaff, 1+ pied flycatcher, 1 sedge warbler, 1 whinchat, 3 grasshopper warbler, 2 yellow wagtail, 1 greenshank, 1 green sandpiper and 1 ringed plover and 1 fw yellow-legged gull.

Short-eared Owl
Short-eared Owl

juv swallow
juv swallow

Posted August 30th, 2012 at 4:03 pm by matthew knott in Bird News