Saturday, 17 March 2012

Around the exe

Dawlish warren 07:15 till 09:30

first wheatear of  the year a female this morning also 3 slavonian grebes, 8+ sandwich terns, 12 common scoters ,2 stonechats plenty of meadow pipits

Exminster marshes 10:20 till 11:30 dipped on the Little ringed plover

Bowling green marsh  12:00 till 14:00

A peregrine made an unsuccessful attack on the wigeon in front of the hide but landed just long enough to get this photo a stunning  bird

also 7 Gadwall, 30+ shoveler, 9+ tufted duck, 200+ wigeon, 2 pintail, 3 little grebes, 2 little egrets