Devon Bird Sightings from 1st–7th February 2021

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Black Kite


07 Jun



09 Oct

Caspian Gull


01 Dec



13 Oct


Noss Mayo

09 Feb

Little Bunting

Huxton Cross

18 Oct


Chudleigh Knighton

24 Sep

Long-tailed Skua


12 May

Common Rosefinch


10 Jun

Ortolan Bunting


17 Jun

Corn Bunting [2]


22 Jun

Pectoral Sandpiper

Bowling Green

27 Oct

Cory's Shearwater


07 Sep

Purple Heron

Slapton Ley

17 Apr

Glossy Ibis


21 Dec

RC Starling


01 Jul

Glossy Ibis

Otter Estuary

28 Dec

RC Starling

South Huish

09 Sep

Golden Oriole

Combe Valley

09 Jun

Ruddy Duck

Exe Estuary

04 Apr



26 May



21 Aug



30 May

Tree Sparrow


22 Jan

Hooded Crow


03 Jun

Tree Sparrow


14 Nov

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Sunday 7th February 2021

Shaugh Moor Buzzards

Today only saw two Buzzards floating over the Shaugh Moor area, where yesterday there was a loose spiral of at least thirteen along with a couple of Ravens.

Posted February 7th, 2021 at 10:26 pm by Chris & Janet Marcol in Bird News

Thorne Moor - W.Putford N.Devon

Super walk today - glorious sunshine but biting wind from time to time. Above Haytown - Willow Tit singing loudly from tangled woods by road, 2 ravens honking and barrel rolling low enough to hear wing beats, at least 60 Lapwing together with 200 Golden Plover (probably more of both over brow) plus scattered fieldfares in a field with new crop growth and much exposed soil. 2 mistle thrushes in field by Putford bridge. Thorne Moor - single snipe on muddy track and a bullfinch quietly calling, which very nicely rounded things off.

Posted February 7th, 2021 at 8:19 pm by Mark West in Bird News

River Otter, Budleigh Salterton

The Cattle Egret is still roosting in Willows adjacent to the River Otter N of White Bridge this evening.

Cattle Egret, River Otter by Chris Townend

Posted February 7th, 2021 at 7:35 pm by Chris Townend in Bird News

Larks singing

One skylark briefly singing this morning near Newbuildings. tentative yellowhammer song from deep in the hedge same location. Sadly, a dead hare in the lane- six here last year but unusual in this part of Devon. Came off worse in an encounter with a car I think.

Posted February 7th, 2021 at 7:11 pm by Sarah Blatchford in Bird News

Velator area

Redshank out on the scrape late morning, Wigeon, Gadwall and Shoveler on Wrafton Pond. 2 Dippers under the Tesco bridge. In the reserve, Kestrel, Coal Tit, Long-tailed Tit, 7 Redwings, and a Tawny Owl contact calling a couple of times.

Posted February 7th, 2021 at 4:18 pm by Jon Turner in Bird News

Hope's Nose


Once again, the juv Glaucous Gull performed well in flight around the point and quarry. 

Nearby, and after a fashion, the female Long-tailed Duck showed well in front of the Lead Stone.

A smart adult Mediterranean Gull also provided excellent views.  

Posted February 7th, 2021 at 3:32 pm by Paul Darlington in Bird News

Underwood, Plympton

The Black Redstart is still visiting our dried mealworms daily, but defers in the pecking order to the male Blackcap.

Black Redstart
Black Redstart

Posted February 7th, 2021 at 2:57 pm by Jason Smart in Bird News

Plymbridge woods

A walk this morning: 8 Mandarin (6m,2f), 1 Goosander(f) and 1 Dipper on the river, 2 Marsh tit by the viaduct, 1 Peregrine patrolling Cann quarry, 2 Goldcrest, and 1 Great spotted Woodpecker flew over.

Posted February 7th, 2021 at 1:43 pm by Alan Livsey in Bird News


Video of kingfisher with lugworm

Posted February 7th, 2021 at 11:38 am by Richard Yeats in Bird News

Around crownhill down

A large circular walk from home around the crownhill down area, around the quarry areas. Seen on the walk.
Bull finch, pheasant, many buzzards successful in hunting, skylarks, chaffinch, gold crest, lots of meadow pippits, song thrush, mistle thrush, red wing, lots of robins and great tits, g.s woodpecker calling out. All members of the covid family. A few bold roe deer in some of the fields too

Posted February 7th, 2021 at 10:03 am by Annabel Sharpe in Bird News

Saturday 6th February 2021

Kingsbridge Estuary

Wintering Whimbrel in Charleton Bay this morning

Posted February 6th, 2021 at 7:43 pm by Perry Sanders in Bird News


Caught in the act of taking frogs from my pond this morning. Diistant and cropped image

Grey Heron
Grey Heron

Posted February 6th, 2021 at 3:59 pm by Margaret Phillips in Bird News

Peek Hill area

On my local walking area, 3 Sky Larks, about 30 Golden Plover, then in the Plantation, Crossbill, they were very mobile. .

Posted February 6th, 2021 at 3:41 pm by Mave Goddard in Bird News

Male Siskin in the garden at Dunkeswell

A mixture of finches on the feeders this morning. Goldfinch, Greenfinch and 3 siskins.

Posted February 6th, 2021 at 3:13 pm by Peter Lamb in Bird News


Early morning walk to Plymbridge in glorious weather. 3 male and 4 female Goosanders on a pool on Boringdon Golf Course. I wondered what they were catching then a male came up with a frog in his bill.  In Cann Wood Song Thrush, Blackbirds, Green Woodpecker, Buzzard, Redwings, Blue and Great tits. 2 pairs of Mandarin Ducks on the river at Plymbridge. Chaffinches singing...Spring is on the way. 


Posted February 6th, 2021 at 2:56 pm by Bob Barrow in Bird News

Hope's Nose

Up to 12.00 today:

The Juv Glaucous Gull showed well around the site.  Also seen flying out to the Orestone and disappearing out of view on the far side for a bit.  

Nearby, the female Long-tailed Duck showed well in front of the Lead Stone. 

A mobile female Black Redstart was initially at the point, before being relocated on the south side.  

Posted February 6th, 2021 at 2:48 pm by Paul Darlington in Bird News

Plym Estuary & Saltram

Highlights in beautiful sunshine this morning, were: Kingfisher (female), Common Sandpiper, 4 Goosanders (2 drakes), 7 Wigeon, 3+ Siskins & 8 Roe Deer. Numbers of Dunlins (290) & Redshanks (118) down a bit, but Curlews (55) & Oystercatchers (14) better. 


Posted February 6th, 2021 at 2:43 pm by Pete Aley in Bird News

Garden birdwatch, Heavitree, exeter

A flock of 13 redwing and 1 fieldfare in the playing field beyond my garden.

chiffchaff flitting through the hedge.

Posted February 6th, 2021 at 2:12 pm by David Scott in Bird News

Bideford , Southcott valley.

An extremely wary Greylag goose close to the flooded area in the Southcott valley.  On nearby Northgate pond a Green Sandpiper , Greenshank and 3 Snipe.

Posted February 6th, 2021 at 12:01 pm by Malcolm Shakespeare in Bird News

Purple Sandpiper

3 purple Sandpiper feeding constantly at Haldon pier, Torquay.

Posted February 6th, 2021 at 11:48 am by Michelle Reeves in Bird News

Ilfracombe Fern way

Male Black Redstart in back garden 9.30

Posted February 6th, 2021 at 10:01 am by Fiona Moffatt in Bird News

Exminster Marshes

4 White-fronted Geese amongst some Canada Geese near the railway line yesterday (5th). Flypasts of Barnacle Geese, Dark-bellied Brent Geese, Golden Plovers, Lapwings. Other sightings included Black-tailed Godwit, Avocet, Curlew, Bullfinch.

Barnacle Goose flypast
Barnacle Goose flypast
White-fronted Goose
White-fronted Goose

Posted February 6th, 2021 at 8:56 am by Peter Newman in Bird News

Friday 5th February 2021

Fremington Pill

Popped into Fremington Pill today and got these images.  One of four Glossy Ibis standing in the rain and one of two Little Egrets on a flyby. Also a Spotted Redshank, a Greenshank, two Shelduck, one Curlew and a small number of Redshank.

Glossy Ibis
Glossy Ibis
Little Egret
Little Egret

Posted February 5th, 2021 at 10:21 pm by Martin Bennett in Bird News


A woodcock flying along the cockington valley at 1700 this evening.

10 plus cirl bunting in the fields with goldfinch, greenfinch, chaffinch and linnet. 

Posted February 5th, 2021 at 8:56 pm by Ian Loyd in Bird News

Stantyway Farm and Crab Ledge Otterton

Very nice birding this morning with 4 Red Throated Diver & 16 Fulmar off Crab Ledge. On the field stubble and grassland 30+ Reed Bunting, 50+ Linnet, 30+ Chaffinch, 30+ Fieldfare and 30+ skylark plus a pair of Cirl Bunting, & 3 Mistle Thrush. 

Reed Bunting
Reed Bunting
Red Throated Diver
Red Throated Diver

Posted February 5th, 2021 at 6:38 pm by Derek Carter in Bird News

Plym Estuary & Saltram

Two adult Mediterranean Gulls (including Polish-ringed "PHAU") on this morning's rising tide. Also, female Red-crested Pochard, 4 Red-breasted Mergansers (3 drakes), 15 Mandarin Ducks (9 drakes), 32 Common Gulls, 11 Wigeon, 6 Greenshanks, 120+ Redshanks, 13 Oystercatchers, Shag, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Siskin & 4+ Roe deer. 

Posted February 5th, 2021 at 4:14 pm by Pete Aley in Bird News


Peregrine downed its prey on roof of Bath House and proceeded to pluck the feathers off. 4 Purple Sandpipers working the rocks below Capstone. 3 Fulmar around Tunnels Beaches

Posted February 5th, 2021 at 3:59 pm by David Shadwell in Bird News

Baggy Point

The single Velvet Scoter flew in & landed while I was at Baggy Pt early this morning but no sign of the Common Scoters. No photos, it was raining.

Our Frogs have spawned already in the garden pond - photos posted on Other Wildlife

Posted February 5th, 2021 at 3:39 pm by Rob Jutsum in Bird News

Garden Pond - Braunton

The Frogs have already spawned on our garden pond but only wish they had checked the BBC weather forecast first!

Posted February 5th, 2021 at 3:08 pm by Rob Jutsum in Other Wildlife


Redshank (not Spotted Red) on the scrape again this morning. The three Duck species all self-isolating on Wrafton Pond, where the Cob Swan seems to have finally chased off all last year's cygnets. A flight of 7 Swans over the reserve (one juvenile) but wasn't sure if it was the juv Whooper.... In the reserve pairs of Blue and Great Tits prospecting the nest-boxes, and even putting some nest material in place. A Moorhen on Wrafton Pond was also collecting reeds for a nest. A Collared Dove was singing in the reserve, and a 1st calendar year Blackbird was also singing by Wrafton Pond - well perhaps more of a monotonous sub-song would be a better description. The rain, and a Kestrel probably kept the bird count very low.

Posted February 5th, 2021 at 2:01 pm by Jon Turner in Bird News

Joces Cross, George Nympton, S. Molton

200 Golden Plover, 50 Fieldfare, 2 Skylark

Posted February 5th, 2021 at 12:16 pm by art symons in Bird News

Thursday 4th February 2021


A really good day at Saltram. Good but distant views of the solitary Barnacle Goose amongst the Canada Geese. Jays, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Redwings, Robins Dunnocks, Wrens, Goldcrests, a Firecrest, Goldfinches, Greenfinches, Chaffinches ,Stock Doves, Green Woodpecker, L.T.Tit, Blue tits, Great tits, R.N. Parakeets, Nuthatches ,Mallards, Shelduck, Wigeon, Dunlin Redshank, Greenshank, Common Gull, G.B.B. Gulls, L.B.B. Gulls, Oystercatchers, Curlew, Whimbrel, R.B. Merganser x 2, Goosander x 8, Dabchick x 1, Common Sandpiper, Moorhens, Mandarin Ducks, Red Crested Pochard female at House pond, Cormorants, Little Egrets, Herons x 9, C. Crows, Jackdaws, Ravens, Magpies, Meadow Pipits, Skylarks, Stonechats, Starlings.

Barnacle Goose
Barnacle Goose

Posted February 4th, 2021 at 11:18 pm by Bob Barrow & John Lloyd in Bird News

Exminster and Powderham

Walked Countesswear - Powderham Park and back over the high tide.

On Exminster Marsh were substantial three-figure numbers of Lapwing, Golden Plover, Redshank, Avocet, Dunlin, Black-tailed Godwit, and Starling, plus unestimated Teal and Wigeon, all being periodically spooked by something, so that there were sometimes 3000+ birds in the air, making for quite a sight and sound. Only culprits I could see were Crows and GBB Gulls, but no doubt the Harrier was involved as well. Couldn't find the White-fronts, alas.

The Barnacles were S of Turf and W of the railway, slightly easier to see than on previous visits, but why do they stick with the Canadas? Surely Brents would be more compatible.

At Turf, a Mediterranean Gull, my first for the year, was with the Black-headeds and Commons.

In Powderham Park, a third Egyptian Goose has appeared, ten Stock Doves were as usual busy feeding on something (newly uncovered acorns?) under the Oaks, and fifteen+ Herons were standing sentinel on their nests.

A Merganser in the canal at Topsham Lock was a surprise, as was the all-day silence of the Rails. Song came from Cetti's, Skylarks, Mistle, and, double-figures of, Song Thrushes.

Posted February 4th, 2021 at 9:56 pm by James Camden in Bird News

River Otter, Budleigh Salterton

A Cattle Egret was roosting in willows above the river this evening and the first one I have seen here since November. A drake Pintail on the scrapes is unusual for the Otter and has been present for at least a week.

Posted February 4th, 2021 at 7:41 pm by Chris Townend in Bird News

Wrafton pond

Working in Braunton, Ilfracombe and Parracombe today so had an opportunity to pop into Wrafton pond. One Spotted Redshank and a number of Teal (about 6 M&F).  On the pond were about six male and two female Shoveler, male and female Gadwall a few Wigeon, two Snipe and the usual suspects. 


Posted February 4th, 2021 at 7:31 pm by Martin Bennett in Bird News

Plym Estuary & Saltram

A short walk this afternoon, produced 2 sinensis Cormorants (adult & imm), 5 Red-breasted Mergansers (3 drakes), female Goosander, 20 Turnstones & 9 Roe Deer.

Posted February 4th, 2021 at 5:04 pm by Pete Aley in Bird News


Yesterday 14.00 hrs Barnstaple. I found a Kingfisher attempting to eat a lugworm. He was treating it as if it was a fish and repeatedly hitting it against his perch. Never seen this before. I have a a bad video I will try to edit.

Posted February 4th, 2021 at 2:55 pm by richard Yeats in Bird News

Wednesday 3rd February 2021

Widecombe in the Moor

Today while working near Widecombe in the Moor I managed to get these images in my customer's garden.


Posted February 3rd, 2021 at 9:45 pm by Martin Bennett in Bird News

Plympton and Crownhill Down

17 Siskin in the garden this morning. Garden max was 19 at the end of January. Female Blackcap still present.

Highlight on a walk from home to Crownhill Down was a female Reed Bunting perched on gorse on the down before flying south. First for me at this site.

Posted February 3rd, 2021 at 5:47 pm by Chris E in Bird News


Todays seabird count included: 11 Great Northern Divers, 3 Red-throated Divers, 3 Great Crested Grebes and an ad winter Mediterranean Gull.

Posted February 3rd, 2021 at 5:46 pm by Mike Langman in Bird News

Hope's nose

The long tailed duck is still present but I did not see the glaucous gull this afternoon.

Posted February 3rd, 2021 at 4:59 pm by jeff hacon in Bird News

Bowling Green Marsh

Drake Pochard amongst all the usuals (this morning). Water level seems to be dropping.

Posted February 3rd, 2021 at 4:19 pm by Paul Bray in Bird News

Plym Estuary & Saltram & Plymbridge Woods

An excellent count of 339 Dunlins on the Plym Estuary, roosting on the wall at high tide. Also, 152 Redshanks, 7 Greenshanks, Snipe, 19 Wigeon, 2 Goosanders (1 drake), 4 Red-breasted Mergansers (2 drakes), female Red-crested Pochard & 5 Little Grebes.

At Plymbridge Woods, the pair of Peregrines around the nesting site, Marsh Tit, Green Woodpecker & at least 1 Siskin. 

Posted February 3rd, 2021 at 4:13 pm by Pete Aley in Bird News

Plymouth Hoe

My usual local lockdown walk around Plymouth Hoe this lunchtime was Purple Sandpiper-less on the dropping tide with only a single Turnstone found but a flyover Chough more than made up for it! Picked up by call as it flew overhead towards the city centre and presumably the bird being reported at nearby Rame Head across Plymouth Sound in Cornwall. 

Posted February 3rd, 2021 at 3:29 pm by Stuart Green in Bird News

Velator etc.

Still a few each of Gadwall, Wigeon and Shoveler on Wrafton Pond. Scrape had mostly Black-headed Gulls. In the reserve, 4 SWW vehicles paying a flying visit, and only a few Finches, Calling Cetti's Warbler and Water Rail, a Chiffchaff (or 2 perhaps) a Goldcrest and a few Redwings.

Best sighting was back at home  - a Peacock (butterfly!) sunning itself on the wall of my house.

Posted February 3rd, 2021 at 2:31 pm by Jon Turner in Bird News

Exminster Marshes

Late post for yesterday. Paid a very quick visit to Exminster Marshes yesterday (2/2) at about 4PM and found 4 greater white-fronted geese amongst the huge flock of Canada geese. Could not determine ssp.

Another quick stop at The Strand carpark at Starcross revealed c. 30 wigeon, 4 teal, 2 oystercatcher, 9 redshank and more Canada geese using the pond on the other side of the road opposite the car park. Light conditions were poor by 4.30pm but there may have been some pochard amongst the wigeon - if anyone is local may be worth a look? 

Posted February 3rd, 2021 at 2:20 pm by Jon Flynn in Bird News

Fremington pill 15.00hrs yesterday

4 glossy ibis 2 greenshank  1 spotted redshank  and numerous red shank

Posted February 3rd, 2021 at 10:28 am by Richard Yeats in Bird News

Tuesday 2nd February 2021

Bickleigh Viaduct

Hoping to see the Crossbills seen from here over the last couple of days but unsuccessful. But I was lucky enough to see this lovely male Kestrel in a nearby tree. Green Woodpecker, Coal tits, Ravens, Redwings, Buzzards and 3 Mandarins on the Plym


Posted February 2nd, 2021 at 9:07 pm by Bob Barrow in Bird News

Crediton Redwings

2 redwings spotted on the ground in my garden on Monday. Only the second time in the vicinity. Male and female blackcap plus a goldcrest have become regular visitors.

Posted February 2nd, 2021 at 7:32 pm by Sarah Blatchford in Bird News

Shag inland

A breeding plumage European Shag was hunting the waters of the Teign at Town Quay, Newton Abbot today.  Furthest inland I have seen one in 50+ years of birding.

Posted February 2nd, 2021 at 5:42 pm by Pete Stevens in Bird News

Plym Estuary & Saltram

A big tide this morning: 151 Redshanks, 7 Greenshanks, 58 Curlews, c230 Dunlins, 14 Oystercatchers, Snipe, Jack Snipe, 4 Red-breasted Mergansers (2 drakes), Red-crested Pochard (female), 11 Mandarin Ducks (6 drakes), 18 Wigeon, 2 Mediterranean Gulls (adult & 1st-w), 3 Stock Doves & 2 Roe Deer. 

Posted February 2nd, 2021 at 4:23 pm by Pete Aley in Bird News

Westward Ho!

Still 5 Purple Sandpiper roosting with about 20 Turnstone on rocks near Nassau Court. Snow Bunting still on the end of the Pebble Ridge.

Martin Unwin and Sandy Madden

Posted February 2nd, 2021 at 1:37 pm by Martin Unwin in Bird News

Fremington Pill And Yelland farm Marsh.

Seen while cycling the Tarka trail this morning , A very high tide so few birds roosting on Isley Marsh.   4 Spoonbill and 18 Greenshank roosting on Yelland farm Marsh and watched from the Gaia trust hide on the scrape.

At Fremington Pill 13 Cattle Egrets roosting in the trees above the stream at the top of the Pill .

A Male Peregrine on the Torridge bridge with prey.

Posted February 2nd, 2021 at 12:16 pm by Malcolm Shakespeare in Bird News


On the sea: 12 Great Northern Divers, 2 Red-throated Divers, 2 Great Crested Grebes, 8 Guillemots

Around the car parks and marsh: 2 Chiffichaffs, 1 Goldcrest, 16 Cirl Buntings. 

Posted February 2nd, 2021 at 10:21 am by Mike Langman in Bird News


It appears that we are experiencing a decline in bird species and numbers especially on Wrafton pond and along Fremington pill. Don't know whether this is typical for this time of year or whether the poor weather conditions that we have had to endure over the past few weeks is having a detrimental effect on the number of migrant birds visiting those areas. Just wondering whether it's the same story everywhere or just in North Devon, anybody else notice a decline? 

Posted February 2nd, 2021 at 12:53 am by Martin Bennett in Bird News

Monday 1st February 2021

Teignmouth, Point Car Park 13:00

Single Great Northern Diver. Also three Siskin and a pair of Blackcap on our feeders yesterday, New Road area, Teignmouth 

Posted February 1st, 2021 at 10:32 pm by Simon Bates in Bird News


Only Shoveler and Gadwall on Wrafton Pond this morning but out on the scrape, 2 Swans, 7 Canada Geese and a (the) Redshank. 7 Redwings, and sightings of both Green and GS Woodpeckers. Calling Water Rails and a Tawny Owl. Largish flock of Goldfinch.

Posted February 1st, 2021 at 7:22 pm by Jon Turner in Bird News

Plym Valley Cycle Trail

On the off chance that Mike Williams' Crossbills might still be around I cycled up to Bickleigh Viaduct this pm. I've never seen them here either.  From 14:20 to 14:50 I managed to count a group of 12 birds (there may well have been more). Oddly, they all appeared to be male apart from two green ones. Also there Siskin and Coal Tit. 

At Plym Bridge three pairs of Mandarins. A Common Sandpiper was on the Plym opposite the sewage works and the Red-Crested Pochard was on Blaxton Meadow. But tick of the day goes to the very confiding Firecrest at the viewing bench at Blaxton Meadow.

Posted February 1st, 2021 at 5:02 pm by Chris Marcol in Bird News

Ridgeway care home

Been working on improving interest in the garden of the care home i work for. Today shown how well it's gone. With great/blue/LT/coal tit, robin, blackbird, dunnocks, sparrows, goldfinch, greenfinch, chaffinch, song thrush singing top of the trees, G.S woodpecker heard calling from another, woodpigeon, jackdaw, magpies, thefirst time seeing a pair of Collard doves feeding at the base of the feeders, and we had a Male and Female bullfinch turn up going back and forth from the tree and feeder. We had glimpsed a male briefly before but this was first time male and female turning up together. 

Posted February 1st, 2021 at 4:29 pm by Annabel Sharpe in Bird News

Exminster Marshes

In addition to the 4 White-fronted Goose reported earlier, other highlights were 6 Greylag Goose, 1 female Marsh Harrier, 2 Water Rail, Goldcrest.

Posted February 1st, 2021 at 4:28 pm by Paul Bray in Bird News

Braunton Marshes & Saunton Sands

First photo of high fresh water levels building up in the drainage ditches alongside the Toll Road. 

Second photo of erosion of fore dunes caused by wave action along Saunton Sands,our last line of defence against sea level rise & extreme weather events.

Posted February 1st, 2021 at 4:25 pm by Rob Jutsum in Other Wildlife

Wellswood Torquay

Goldcrest, flitting around garden then flew to next doors oak tree. very busy. Blackcap on garden feeder. 

Posted February 1st, 2021 at 3:59 pm by Mick Curran in Bird News

Exminster Marshes

4 White Fronted Goose 

Posted February 1st, 2021 at 1:42 pm by Paul Bray in Bird News


3 Purple Sandpiper have worked the rocks below Capstone over the last week, along with a growing number of Oystercatcher, Cormorant and Rock Pipit. Also present around the harbour area has seen Greater Black-backed and last years offspring. A Lesser Black-back was seen on the rocks off Wildermouth Beach. Grey and Pied Wagtail are frequently seen around The Landmark Theatre and Jubilee Gardens

Posted February 1st, 2021 at 12:48 pm by Dave Shadwell in Bird News

Plymbridge woods

Did an early ride this morning  and saw a lots of redwing in the fields near bickleigh and a first for me a flock of about 20 Crossbill In the tree tops below one of the viaducts so I had great views them..well chuffed 

Posted February 1st, 2021 at 10:11 am by Mike Williams in Bird News

South Brent

Awful weather for the weekends garden bird watch, Saturday gave 28 species and Sunday 33, the additional birds being Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Green Woodpecker, Nuthatch and Sparrow hawk.

This morning kicking off February has given 30 species up to 10am, which included, a Tawny owl calling during the night, a flight of 40 plus Starling flying over just on 8am, 21 Goldfinch, 2 male Siskin, Song Thrush in full song, two Mistle Thrush, a count of 54 Redwing, Jay, Wren, 21 House Sparrow, male GSWP and a Heron that seems to have taken a liking to my field pond over the last week where it has been seen each day, two lots of frog spawn seen in the pond this morning.

Posted February 1st, 2021 at 10:10 am by Steve Hopper in Bird News

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