Thursday, 18 August 2011

Velator to Crossbanks, Braunton Marsh and Horsey Island.

07:20 - 09:30

Velator Weir and Quay.
4 Grey Wagtail; 1 Little Egret and 2 Common Sandpiper.

Toll House.
3 Mediterranean Gulls including Polish ringed bird PHJ6. Ringed 20/05/2007 and sighted at Instow on 18/07/2009.
2 Common Sandpiper and 1 Common Gull.

Horsey Island.
12 Greenshank; 1 Little Grebe; 3 Little Egret; 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Water Rail.

R.Caen by the airfield approach lights.
2 Dunlin and 1 Common Sandpiper.

Braunton Marsh.
1 Kestrel; 1 Kingfisher and 1 Wheatear.

Generally, numerous Grey Herons around and telephone lines along the Toll Road dripping with Swallows.