Wednesday, 15 February 2012

Thurlestone Bay

GLOSSY IBIS from 08.00 until 16.30 spending most of the time feeding on the back marsh with the 50 WIGEON , 30 TEAL. 2 SHOVELER, the BLACK TAILED GODWIT returned this morning . at least 30 SNIPE feeding.

Waders on the beaches at high tide - 16 RINGED PLOVER, 12 SANDERLING, 5 TURNSTONE.
news from yesterday AJL had 2 PURPLE SANDPIPER on Warren Pt rocks

Star birds of the day were 2 male PINTAIL ( 111) found feeding on South Huish Marsh, whist we get Pintail most years recently they have been females so nice to have 2 stunning males as the first of the year.

In Mallards Lane this morning 2 f BULLFINCH.