Thurlestone Bay

All the action around the marshes- on Thurlestone early am - 2 Wigeon, 8 Teal, 1 Swift, 1 Snipe, Water Rail , 1 Yellow wagtail.

On South Huish marsh - 16 Teal, 8 Black tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff ( over ) , 150 + Swallow and House martin, ,  1 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Willow warblers, 2 Whitethroat, 30 + Goldfinch , 13 Wheatear.1 Dunlin

Waders on the beaches - 5 Ringed Plover, 10 Dunlin,2 Sanderling, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Redshank ( over ).

Ringing team - 1 Groppa, 6 Sedge, 7 Reed W , 3 Blackcap, 4 Willow, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Whitethroat.

Over high ground at Upton's Cross large flock of Swa;;ow and sand martin which included 2 Swift.

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 3:06 pm by Mike Passman in Bird News