Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Exminster marsh

Around the marsh from 14:20 till 17:10 Between the motorway bridge and fishermans car park 5 hobby (2 groups 3&2), 12+ sedge warbler, 4 reed warbler,2 whitethroat, 15 blackcap(12m,3f), 6 chiffchaff,2 willow warbler, 1 cetti' 150+ swift Along station road 2 garganey(1 drake,1f) on main scrape by middle car park, 7 hobby(2 groups 3&4) along the lane at the s-bends on left hand side 1 drake Garganey, lots of rooks, 9 wheatear,3+ sedge warbler, 2 reed warbler, whilst scanning some gulls from by railway bridge a cuckoo flew north towards the motorway bridge at 17:05 A great way to end my walk around the marsh