Four of at least seventeen Great Crested Grebes off Mudbank this afternoon.
Off the seafront today - 2 Red-throated Divers, 1 Great Northern Diver and the drake Eider. On Maer Rocks - 7 Purple Sandpipers, 7+ Turnstones, and 17 Dark-bellied Brent Geese. Nearby, in the Maer Long-stay carpark - 5 Ring-necked Parakeets.
Shelly Beach area - Slavonian Grebe and 3 Red-breasted Mergansers (off Cockwood), male and female-type Black Redstart plus a flock of c40 Black-tailed Godwit flying upriver.
Mudbank/Leisure Centre - 365+ Pintail, 1 Teal, 17 Great Crested Grebes, 1 Greenshank, 13 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Kingfishers, 60+ Shelduck, 290+ Dunlin, 6 Grey Plovers, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits, and 90+ Redshank. Additionally, a Firecrest was in scrub at the Lympstone end of the cycle path and a Stonechat was at West Lodge.