Dawlish warren and bowling green marsh

Dawlish warren from 07:10 till 09:45

A quick look this morning produced 2 tree pipits over with 18+ meadow pipit, 2 jays, 4 blackcaps, 12+ Chiffchaffs, 17+ sanderling, 10+ Brent geese, 13+ bar tailed godwits, kestrel, buzzard, 2 stonechats, 4 sandwich terns.

Bowling green marsh 11:15 till 15:00

the 2 spotted redshanks showed at times but elusive, manged to confirm 1 juv curlew sandpiper in with 100+ dunlin, with 2 possibles, from the viewing platform later saw 3+ juv curlew sandpipers, also on the marsh were 1 peregrine, 2 kestrels, 1 pochard, 2 tufted ducks, 2 snipe, 1 bar tailed godwit, 35+ little egrets, good numbers of wigeon & teal, and black tailed godwits and curlew , 1 knot, 5+ greenshanks, 

Posted September 22nd, 2012 at 10:27 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News