Saturday, 11 December 2010

R. Taw. 09:30 - 12:30

An excellent morning out on the Estuary; not as cold as of late and barely a breath of wind.

Isley Marsh:
Spoonbill 9 as usual
Reed Bunting 7 (2m, 5f)

Yelland:
Great Northern Diver 1 - drifted past on the outgoing tide.
Great Crested Grebe 2
Knot 91
Grey Plover 84
Bar-tailed Godwit 17
Lapwing 126
Dunlin 171
Greenshank 5

Instow:
Velvet Scoter 1 - eventually flew off towards open sea.
Eider 1 female
Great Crested Grebe 1
Sanderling 8