Friday, 30 September 2011

Exmouth - pm edit

Orcombe Point - 1600 - possible serin south at 1617. It called twice but it was a fair way off in breezy conditions so must remain just a possible.
Mudbank - 0730 - 235 brent goose, 13 little egret, c300+ wigeon, c30+ pintail (inc white one), the first 4 red-breasted merganser of the autumn, 2 shoveler, juv spoonbill (flew S towards the Warren 0750), 1 snipe, 1 wheatear, c5+ siskin and 4 redpoll. Also this evening a male ruff north upriver viewed form the house (1810)
Yesterday - 1 crossbill, several siskin and meadow pipits early morning over Belle Vue Road. Also 1 hobby high south at 1325.