Thursday, 8 September 2011

Powderham to Turf, Exe Estuary

A warm afternoon and at high tide 6 wheatears, c30 pied/white wagtails and 1 whinchat on the sea-wall. 2 ospreys ; one sat on the gantry in the Clyst another over Turf at 16.30. The wader roost within a few meters of the cycle path included 34 ringed plovers, 31 dunlin, 9 curlew sandpipers, 1 redshank and 1 common sandpiper.