Saturday, 20 August 2011

Exmouth

Orcombe pt - 4 knot, ad med gull, 4 pied wag, 4 tree pipit, 1+ willow warbler, 7+ whitethroat, 2+ blackcap, 1 wheatear, 1 grasshopper warbler and 1 swift.
Mudbank - 6 wigeon, 4 redshank, 5 knot, 1 ad med gull, 5 little tern, c30+ sandwich tern, juv peregrine, 1 dunlin and juv yellow-legged gull. The small group of little terns was attacked by the juv peregrine - not sure of the final outcome but one bird was repeatedly dive-bombed.