Outing to Topsham, Bowling Green Marsh and Goosemoor

Posted March 22nd at 6:10 pm in Plymouth Branch by Inga Page

7 members of Devon Birds attended the Plymouth Branch field trip on Tuesday March 17th at Topsham, Bowling Green Marsh and Goosemoor.  After lunch we moved to Dart's Farm for a look at the stubble fields, ponds and moorland.  55 species were observed:

Mute Swan, Black Swan, Canada Goose, Shelduck, Mallard, Muscovey/Mallard Hybrid, Pintail, Shoveler, Wigeon, Teal, Scaup, Tufted Duck, Little Grebe, Cormorant, Little Egret, Grey Heron, Buzzard, Sparrowhawk, Coot, Moorhen, Oystercatcher, Golden Plover, Turnstone, Dunlin, Redshank, Greenshank, Black Tailed Godwit, Curlew, Black Headed Gull, Common Gull, Herring Gull, Greater Black-Backed Gull, Feral Pigeon, Stock Dove, Wood Pigeon, Collared Dove, Kingfisher, Pied Wagtail, Dunnock, Robin, Blackbird, Chiffchaff, Wren, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Magpie, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Starling, House Sparrow, Chaffinch, Linnet, Goldfinch, Greenfinch.