Sunday, 24 October 2010

Exmouth this morning

Orcombe Point 745-910am - wheatear 1, goldfinch 10+, chaffinch 9+, meadow pipit 10+, reed bunting 2, jack snipe 1, brambling 5, alba wag 7+, linnet 18+, stonechat 2+, woodpigeon 42+, skylark c40+, grt spt woodpecker 1, ring ouzel 1, snipe 1, curlew 23, grey wagtail 1, long-tailed tit c10+, song thrush 2, starling 2.
Light passage of finches and the odd mipit overhead. Notable lack of crests and chiffies. Highlight was the jack snipe flushed from the top stubble field - the first I've had on Orcombe Point.

Leisure Centre - 915am - scaup 2 (drake now joined long-staying female), teal x wigeon hybrid still present, shoveler, [black swan].