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Friday, 19 July 2019

No Change

I had a look at Bowling Green Marsh this morning at high tide but there was no change in the birds on show with numerous Eurasian Curlew , 20+ Whimbrel , a mass of Black-Tailed Godwit and in with them were two Bar-Tailed Gowit , there was also a high count of Common Redshank , 20+ Dunlin and 3 Common Sandpiper .....also seen were two fly over Stock Dove .

Common Sandpiper ( Actitis hypoleucos ) . Bowling Green Marsh . Topsham . Devon


Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Topsham

In the Topsham Cemeter Grounds this morning there was a European Green Woodpecker and a Great Spotted Woodpecker . And this afternoon there was a few Common Swift over Topsham Town .
Not a lot of moths about last night with the best being this Riband Wave .

Riband Wave ( Idaea aversata ) . Topsham . Devon


Monday, 15 July 2019

Osprey

This morning I went to Exton Railway Station where you can look out over the Exe Estuary and this Osprey was sat out in the middle of the estuary , there have been a couple around for a few days so it was good to catch up with one of them , while I was there I also saw a few Common House Martin and Barn Swallow and a single Common Swift .
Later in the day saw me at Bowling Green Marsh to catch the high tide roost and I saw 200+ Eurasian Curlew , 20+ Whimbrel , 200+ Black-Tailed Godwit , a single Bar-Tailed Godwit , numerous Common Redshank , 20+ Dunlin and a single Red Knot .

Osprey ( Pandion haliaetus ) . The Exe Estuary . Devon


Common Swift ( Apus apus ) . Exton . Devon