Around the exe

Started at topsham quay at 09:30 first birds was a superb views of 9 curlew sandpipers the a juv spotted redshank, just of goat walk 6 knot and 4 ringed plover. 

From the viewing platform at bowling green marsh 2 little stint and 2 curlew sandpiper, Cetti's warbler, 3 chiffchaffs, from the hide 6 little stint and 8 curlew sandpiper among 400+ dunlin, 44+ little egrets, 2 juv spotted redshanks, 1 ringed plover, 6 knot, 2 bar tailed godwits among 250+ black tailed godwits , 27+ greenshanks, good numbers of redshanks, 2 sparrowhawks. 

from the goat walk 2 ospreys of powderham 

popped into trews weir on the way home the lesser yellowlegs  had been flushed by a photographer and was on the river above the overflow dam a good end to the day. 

 

 

Posted September 14th, 2013 at 6:36 pm by Keith Birchall in Bird News