Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Aveton Gifford

walked the tidal road this morning with AJL - 27 Curlew, 7 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 3 Common sandpiper, 1 Green sandpiper, 6 Little Grebe, 8 Wigeon, 1 Grey wagtail, 2 Mistle Thrush. The juv Bewicks Swan is now showing some yellow on the bill.

Over Thurlestone Village a flock of 75 Redwing & Fieldfare. On the beaches 2 Sanderlin, 9 Ringed Plover, 1 Turnstone.

Thurlestone Marsh- 18 Lapwing, 35 Teal, 20 Wigeon. In my garden - 6 Reed Bunting on the feeders, a male Blackcap , a male Bullfinch.

Still no sign of the Starling roost returning