Thursday, 1 September 2011

Exmouth





Orcombe Point - 0900-1200 - 1 prob reed warbler, 2+ yellow wagtail, 1 grey wagtail, 2 tree pipit, 10+ wheatear, 2 whitethroat, 1+ ringed plover. Seawatching good between 1045 and 1145 with, 2 ad pomarine skua, 1 arctic skua and 1 great skua east, c100+ manx shearwater, 4+ balearic shearwater plus several s'water sp (manx or balearic) out of Dawlish Bay south and then seemingly also heading east. Only the gannets seemed to be going west this morning!

Mudbank - 110+ grt b-b gull, 22 wigeon, pintail, 8 ringed plover, 3 dunlin and 3 great crested grebe.