Tamar estuary / Ernesettle

This morning on the Tamar:  

32 Black tailed Godwit, some still in summer plumage, with 1 juvenile Knot amongst them. A flock of approx 30 House sparrow in the blackberry bushes, 40+ Goldfinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Sparrowhawk, and 1 Common sandpiper on the mud.

Afternoon high tide, Plym estuary / Saltram:

146 Redshank, 4 Greenshank, 34 Curlew,19 Little Egret, 4 Ring necked Parakeet, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, and 8 Mandarin (7 Juv's, 1 ad) up river towards Sainsbury's. 

Posted August 16th, 2020 at 5:24 pm by Alan Livsey in Bird News