Saturday, 17 December 2011

Thurlestone Bay

This report covers the last 2 days-

Friday - A female Goosander was a surprise flying in off the sea & straight up South Milton valley.

An increase in Duck - on Thurlestone marsh - 7 Shoveler, 32 Wigeon, 20 Teal, 10 lapwing.

On South Huish marsh - 1 Greylag Goose, 200+ Teal, 50 Wigeon 9 gadwall.

Saturday - Waders on the beaches at high tide- 14 Turnstone, 2 sanderling, 13 Ringed Plover, .

Only duck on Thurlestone marsh - 50 Wigeon, 30 Teal, 5 Shoveler