Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Knot Worthy Of A Blog Post

There was a lone Knot on the Estuary from Coronation Corner this afternoon. Also managed a good count of 162 Teal, split almost exactly 50/50 between Colyford Marsh and Axmouth FC.

Earlier today, a sea watch 08:00 - 09:00 revealed:

6 Red-throated Diver (west, in three lots of two)
1 Great Northern Diver (showing well on the sea)
6 Common Scoter (5 east and 1 drake on sea, later there were 2 females on the sea)
90+ auk sp. (I can't say I saw a single Guillemot though)

What an exciting birding day.......

2 comments:

  1. Steve,
    Just to let you know, 'The White One' (Partial Albino Herring Gull) was at Chard Res again this afternoon at about 15:50, before flying south....wish it had been an Iceland!

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  2. Cheers Dave, glad to hear it is still about. There seems to be very few Icelands in the south as yet, maybe nearer Christmas?

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