Sightings Diary

November 2012

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Black-tailed Godwits
Bowling Green Marsh, Topsham - Devon, UK

03.11.2012 - 3 to 10 degrees, sunny, light wind, 6am to 10am. High tide 8:30am

Birds - Avocets 170, 500+ Black-tailed Godwit, Bar-tailed Godwit, Cettis Warbler, Mistle Thrush, Dunlin, House Martin , Great Tit, Dunnock, Blue Tit, Crows, Woodpigeons, Pied Wagtails, Starlings, Mute Swans, Grey Lag Geese, Canada Geese, Brent Geese, Black-headed Gulls, Herring Gull, Magpie, Robin, Little Egrets, Pochard, Wigeon, Teal, Cormorant, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Curlew, Little Grebe, Redwings, Redshank, Shoveler, Coot, Moorhen (and a Red Admiral butterfly).


Canada Geese


Wigeon and other Duck

Black-tailed Godwits


Wigeon


Avocets


Black-tailed Godwits


Dunlin


Avocets


Coot


Black-tailed Godwit


Avocets


Bowling Green Marsh, Topsham - Devon, UK

09.11.2012 - 10 degrees, grey, still, 11am to 3pm. High tide 1:39pm

Birds - Avocets 50, Black-tailed Godwit, Bar-tailed Godwit, Dunlin, Greenshank 5, Knot 2, Snipe 1, Great Tit, Dunnock, Blue Tit, Crows, Woodpigeons, Pied Wagtails, Starlings, Mute Swans, Grey Lag Geese, Brent Geese, Black-headed Gulls, Herring Gull, Magpie, Robin, Little Egrets, Pochard, Wigeon, Teal, Cormorant, Mallard, Curlew, Little Grebe, Redwings, Redshank, Shoveler, Coot, Moorhen, Lapwings, Goldfinch, Kestrel, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Heron


B&W Godwits and Redshank


The Boyz - Greylag Geese


B&W Godwits and Redshank


Mute Swan


B&W Godwits

Sidbury, Dawlish Warren, Powderham, Topsham, Matford - Devon, UK

10.11.2012 - 10 degrees, sunny, still, 9am to 4pm. High tide 2:00pm

Birds - Green Woodpecker, Treecreeper, Male Sparrowwhawk, Nuthatches, Marsh Tits, Female Bullfinch, Linnets, Great Crested Grebe, Reed Bunting, Greater Spotted Woodpecker, Pheasants, Blue Tits, Great Tits, Coal Tits, Jay, Magpie, Crow, Woodpigeons, Goldfinches, Greenfinches, Pied Wagtails, Chaffinches, Herring Gulls, Black-headed Gulls, Blackbirds, Curlew, Coots, Moorhens, Cormorants, Meadow Pipit, Brent Geese, Oystercatchers, Greater Black-backed Gulls, Jackdaws, Dunlin, Long-tailed Tits, Little Grebe, Mute Swans, Canada Geese, Redwings, Herons, Little Egrets, Grey Plover 5, Wigeon, Teal, Shoveler, Mallard, Redshank, Avocets, Black-tailed Godwits, Bar-tailed Godwits, Pochard


Male Sparrowhawk


Pheasant


Greater Black-backed Gull


Long-tailed Tit


Mute Swan


Dunlin


Female Greater Spotted Woodpecker


Oystercatchers


Grey Plover


Robin


Bathing Mute Swan


Pied Wagtail


Canada Goose

Wild Flowers - Red Campion, Evening Primrose, Pink Sorrel, Hogweed, Cats Ear, Herb Robert, Sowthistle, Yarrow


Old Mans Beard


Stinking Iris


Evening Primrose


Gorse Blossom


Autumn Beech Leaves


Autumn Beech

Other - Migrant Hawker Dragonfly, Common Darter Dragonfly, Bumble Bee, Fallow Deer


Migrant Hawker


Fallow Stag


Fallow Stag


Cloudscape 1


Cloudscape 2