Exmouth

Orcombe Point - 0645 - 4 yellow wagtail, 1 grey wagtail, 2 whitethroat, 4 willow warbler, 1 chiffchaff, 1 sedge warbler, 2 tree pipit, 1 wheatear and my first 4 meadow pipit of the autumn.

Mudbank - 0945 - (from garden) - 1 osprey slowly upriver. Presumably the same bird distantly off Lympstone @ 1415. Also 1 greenshank, 1+ grey plover, now 4 pintail and 30 wigeon.

Yesterday - still 1 black tern off Mudbank mid-afternoon. Also 5 mediterranean gull, 3 great crested grebe, 1 bar-tailed godwit, 1 knot, 1 redshank, 90+ wigeon, 2+ common tern and 100+ sandwich tern. On Bowling Green @ 0625, and apparently later also, 1 garganey.

Posted August 31st, 2013 at 10:26 am by Matt Knott in General Birding