Lapwing is a scarce and irregular visitor to Exmouth so today's, off Mudbank, was a real treat.
Counts off Mudbank today included 1 Peregrine, 1 Lapwing, 55 Mallard, 18 Pintail, 5 Teal, 5+ Red-breasted Merganser, c300+ Dark-bellied Brent Goose, 2 Pale-bellied Brent Goose, 1 Great Northern Diver, 14 Wigeon, 10+ Grey Plover, 17 Little Egret and a decent count of c60+ Common Gull.
The 3 Eider were off Maer Rocks first thing, along with 11 Common Scoter, and 2 Great Northern Diver off the Grove.
Two Firecrest were watched, down to a few feet, in the usual spot behind the cricket club.
Curlew - Mudbank
Red-breasted Merganser - Mudbank
Firecrest - one of 2 wintering behind the cricket club.