Osprey - Mudbank - the second of what was surely 2 birds on the Exe this afternoon.
At least one, almost certainly two, Osprey off Mudbank this afternoon. The first caught a fish at 1335 and flew in to Powderham Park. The second was fishing the river just half an hour later at 1410. Otherwise off there today - 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 21+ Whimbrel, 1 Knot, 4 Wigeon, 1 Snipe, 5 Turnstone, 5 Raven, 1 Kestrel, 13 House Martin, 35 Mute Swan, 61 Canada Goose and 1 Snow Goose. Earlier, off Maer Rocks - 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Sandwich Tern.
Yesterday off Mudbank - 22 Whimbrel, 4 Knot, 3 Turnstone, 3+ Wigeon, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 1 Sandwich Tern, 6 Teal, 3 Wigeon and 1 Redshank.
Orcombe Point - yesterday afternoon - 2 Wheatear, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull and 4 Common Scoter.
20/8 - Mudbank - 8 Grey Plover, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Sandwich Tern and a Kestrel.
19/8 - Mudbank - 45 Mute Swan, 2 juvenile Greenshank, 22 Teal, 3 Common Tern, 4 Sandwich Tern and a Mediterranean Gull.
Mediterranean Gulls - Mudbank 18/8.
Part of the 45-strong Mute Swan flock off Mudbank on 19/8 - no sign of any juveniles.
The Snow Goose was with Canada Geese off Mudbank this morning. The first time I've seen it in Exmouth.
Juvenile Lesser Black-backed Gull - Mudbank. There's been a noticeable increase in Lesser Black-backs over the last few days - mostly adults but reasonable numbers of juveniles too.