Friday, 16 September 2011

Thurlestone Bay

Late post relating to Thursday

As at Prawle ,passerines to the fore- 15 Chiffchaff, 4 willow , 11 Yellow wag, 1 Grey Wag , 1 Tree Pipit 6 Stonechat , 2jv Whinchat,50 Goldfinch, few Meadow Pip[it.

In the bay at 10.15 6 Balearic Shearwater watched on the sea and taking short flights, first time this has occured in the Bay -our normal views are fast flghts .

On T'stone marsh- wigeon, 2 Black T Godwit , 3 Snipe,25 Teal.

At 07.15 3 Mute Swan flew over , aborted landing approch , leaving only 2 of the cleared the overhead wires and one was electricuted.

Evening Swallow roost whilst only reaching 4000 commotion caused by the attention of 2 Hobby & a Sparrowhawk.

Bob B ringing on his own- 10 Sedge, 8 Chiffchaff, 1 Reed W , 1 Blackcap, 1 Reed Bunting