Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Exminster marsh

A stunning afternoon on the marsh from 14:30 till 18:55 started with a short eared owl being mobbed by crows, 3 splendid summer plumage Black terns in flight together, 3 hobbies one headed north 2 towards powderham, 4 yellow wagtails 2 by lions rest (m,f) and 2 by the rspb car park one a fantastic blue headed wagtail, finished with a distant garganey also 40+ little egrets 2 cetti's, reed and sedge warbler, hundreds of swallows, sand martins and swifts, peregrine , buzzard, 7 reed bunting , 7 wheatear. Just a fantastic afternoon.