Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Thurlestone Bay

Turned into anther stormy day wind increasing from a WSW 5 to gusty 7/8 by 13.00

Nothing new on the marsh Bay watched 10.00-12.00 45 Razormott, ,45 Gannet, 3 Kittiwake, 12 Common Scoter -east, a Red T Diver flew east , a Great N Diver flew into the bay( landed on the sea ) it or another flew west lter. A Turnstone on the rocks .

South Huish Marsh- Greylag Goose, 18 Wigeon ,1 Shoveler, 25 Teal, 30 Stock Dove ( largest flock for some time ). A 1st w Yellow L Gull in amongst a large flock of Herring Gull in the fields ,.

Bob B had Bearded Tit calling ( at least 2 ) by the footbridge with 3 Chiffchaff at the sewage works.

Visited Slapton this afternoon - Off the M car park Velvet Scoter, Slavonian Grebe, on the Ley

4 Great C Grebe, 2 Goldeneye, 3 Pochard , 30 Tufted duck . 1 ad Med Gull