Pintail x Wigeon hybrid - Mudbank. This bird was present last year too.
Disappointingly samey at the moment. Off Mudbank this evening - 12 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, 200+ Dark-bellied Brent Geese, 5 Black-tailed Godwits, 15 Bar-tailed Godwits, 3 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 1 Turnstone and 1 Kingfisher. Just after dawn 12 Cattle Egrets were scoped across the river, in with cattle behind Starcross. A quick look at the top fields on Orcombe produced 25+ Swallow, a flock of c80 Linnet, 2 Stonechats, 2 Kestrels and a fly-over Little Egret. A Clouded Yellow also of note.
Yesterday off Mudbank - 10 Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Redshank, 1 Turnstone and a Grey Plover. A Mediterranean Gull and 3 Stock Doves in a ploughed field off Maer Lane.
On the 4th - 26 Bar-tailed Godwits, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Redshank, 3 Greenshank, 1 Turnstone, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 2 Pale-bellied Brent Geese.