Friday, 18 May 2012

exminster marsh

watched along station road from 15:00 till 18:30

A busy afternoon over the marsh with hundreds of swifts and house martins and good numbers of swallow and sand martins over the marsh, 2 yellow wagtails on main scrape by the middle car park, 3 white wagtail in fields by railway bridge, 7 wigeon, 2 tufted duck, 20+ little egrets, peregrine.

12 summer plumage Dunlin were on scrapes by the fishermans car park with 2 redshank

6+  hobbies still around the marsh  this fantastic individual showed well for 20mins along station road