Saturday 9 March 2024


Grey Plover - Mudbank.

A general drop-off in numbers over the last few days. This morning - 8 Red-breasted Mergansers, 65+ Common Gulls, 2 Teal, a male Wigeon and a Chiffchaff.
Off the seafront - 6 Common Scoters and 3+ Great Crested Grebes. Again, a few flocks of waders flying round the bay, apparently aimlessly.
Yesterday off Mudbank - 5 Pale-bellied Brent Geese, the male Wigeon, 2 Grey Plovers, 1 Greenshank, 2 Red-breasted Mergansers, 112 Dark-bellied Brent Geese, 30 Common Gulls and 6 Great Crested Grebes.
A scoot around Orcombe Point early on produced 3 Siskins over, a flock of c15 Woodpigeons, 3 Chiffchaffs and a couple Stonechats.

Pale-bellied Brent Geese - Mudbank. Three of five yesterday.

 Redshank - Mudbank.

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