Sunday, 10 July 2011

Exmouth







Mudbank - 0930 - 8 crossbill south and minutes later more calling but birds not seen so perhaps a further flock or the same birds changing orientation. Also pale-bellied brent goose still, 1 siskin and 1 grey wagtail east, 3 whimbrel and ad mediterranean gull.
Seafront - 1 dark arctic skua (2 birds present off Orcombe the past few days), 5 common tern and just one mediterranean gull (2s).

Blackhill Quarry - ad yellow-legged gull (photo), 2 common sandpiper, 7+ tufted duck and 5+ little grebe.