Monday, 28 November 2011

R.Taw, Barnstaple to Wrafton.

08:45 - 11:15

08:45 Green Sandpiper in the ditch just before Ashford sewage works. Still there on my return at 10:55.

c140 Dark-bellied Brent Geese and 15 Little Egret on Penhill Marsh.
Also c40 Shelduck; 61 Mallard and 21 Wigeon on the river.

09:20 12 Bullfinch in the bushes between Strand House and Duckpool(Chivenor) roundabout.

10:20(return trip) Nearly all white Blackbird at Duckpool roundabout.

10:25 Male Ruff on foreshore at Heanton Court.

11:05 247 Dark-bellied Brent, mid-river just off Pottington and 3 Grey Plover.