Sunday, 20 November 2011

Exminster marshes

Watched from 08:00 till 13:00

51 golden plover, 600+ black tailed godwits, 5 snipe,2 water rail, 5 cetti's warbler, 5 goldcrest, 45+ redwing, 2 fieldfare, 3 pochard, 12+ gadwall, 4 tufted duck, 1 barnacle goose in with Canada geese, 1 sparrowhawk, 2 kestrel, 14 Graylag geese, 5 reed bunting, 7 skylark, good numbers of wigeon and lapwing, 4 shoveler, 40+ long tailed tits in two groups, 2 great spotted woodpeckers.

From turf hotel

100+ grey plover, 120+ avocet, 2200+ Dunlin, 1 red breasted merganser, 3 knot, 6 little egrets

Another good morning around the marsh