Sunday, 2 January 2011


Axe Estuary
2 adult Med Gulls on the estuary mid morning, and a Ruff in the flooded field opposite Axe Football Club.

7+ Purple Sandpipers on rocks at the south west end of Sidmouth beach late morning. 

Bowling Green Marsh/Topsham
The redhead Smew was on the main pool at 13:00 having moved from the canal. Slavonian Grebe off the Goatwalk. 2 Common Sands and a Spotted Redshank between the playing fields and M5 bridge, plus a female Brambling in a private garden.

Exminster Marshes
The 7 White-fronted Geese flew south towards Powderham shortly after 15:00.