Thurlestone Bay and Kingsbridge Est

Fri evening Bob B was the bird expert on a trip down the Kinsbridge Est - passengers were rewarded with good views of an Osprey, 24 Greenshank and 8 Med Gull .

Late news just rec'd from AJL - he had a RED KITE over his house at miday on 27 Aug - a patch year tick .

Today rather quiet  offshore and for waders - 2 Dunlin, 2 Black Tailed Godwit, 1 Ringed Plover and a Curlew ( over )

This morning on the back pools of T'stone marsh - 2 Wigeon, 13 Teal , a Little Grebe ( first since Feb ).

Around the Bay 6 Wheatear, with a juv Whinchat in the copse and 3 Yellow Wagtail

The ringing team caught - 13 Sedge, 5 Reed, 9 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow,1 Whitethroat , 1 Reed Bunting and only the second in 30 years ( according to Bob B ) Marsh Tit which is a patch year tick.

Posted September 1st, 2012 at 5:38 pm by Mike Passman in Bird News