Wednesday, 31 August 2016

Sightings 31-8-16

Spotted Redshank calling but very poor distant flight views at Northwick Warth this evening
Also
8 Knot, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 3 juv Greenshank, 1 Black Tern at New Passage
25+ Yellow Wagtail at Sand Point


31-8-16 Greenshank (Brian Lancaster)
1 of 3 juveniles on Northwick Warth today
Aust Wharf:
30/8/16: Short-eared Owl at dusk

31-8-16 Black-tailed Godwit (Brian Lancaster)
2 juveniles at Northwick

New Passage/Northwick:
221 Canada Goose and the Egyptian, 19 Shoveler, 1 Kestrel, 8 Knot, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, c.140 Dunlin, 1 Ruff, 24 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Whimbrel, 33 Curlew, 1 Spotted Redshank, 3 juv Greenshank, c.90 Redshank, 1 Black Tern

Portishead, Battery Pt am: 
8 Turnstone, 1 Wheatear

31-8-16 Wheatear (Mrs Trellis)
The worst of three taken at Battery Point
Walton Common:
30-8-16: 1 Kestrel, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Blackcap,
1 Redstart

Sand Point:
Steady stream of Hirundines, 2 Whitethroat, 25+ Yellow Wagtail (with cattle), 8 Meadow Pipit,
3 Bullfinch

Burnett, nr Compton Dando:
1 Grey Heron, 4 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 20+ Long-tailed Tit, 8 Chiffchaff, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Wheatear, 10 Linnet

31-8-16 Orca Whales(Mrs Trellis)
Bickfield Farm
Blagdon Lake:
57 Mute Swan, 8 Barnacle Goose, 2 Little Egret, 12 Grey Heron, 13 Little Grebe, 2 Ringed Plover,
5 Lapwing, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 GBB Gull, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Goldcrest,
2 Nuthatch, 1 Wheatear
Bickfield Farm: 30 Swallow, 2 young Orca Martins, 6 House Sparrow, 12 Pied Wagtail

31-8-16 Barnacle Goose (Mrs Trellis)
Blagdon this evening
Reports: Adrian Hockey, David Horlick, Brian Lancaster, C Perry, Tony Scott, Mrs Trellis

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Sightings 30-8-16

Beautiful sunny day.
A juvenile Garganey at Butt's Pool, Pilning Wetland and a Little Stint at Royal Portbury Dock.

30/8/16 Decent shot of barbed wire with Nuthatch (Rod Holbrook)

Bristol, Eastville Park:
1 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker

Bristol, Stoke Park, Duchess Pond:
1 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzards, formation flying Raven with Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 Swift east, 1 Kingfisher, a swarm of 50 House Martins with a dozen Swallows, 1 Chiffchaff calling.

30/8/16 Grey Heron at Duchess Pond, Stoke Park (Martin Tayler)
As the French say "Faute de grives on mange des merles"
("For lack of thrushes one eats blackbirds" - but what is the equivalent English idiom?)

Bristol, Stockwood:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 1 Bullfinch, 6 Linnet, 6 Goldfinch.


Oldbury Power Station:
3 Little Egret, 52 Ringed Plover, Sanderling, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 104 Dunlin, 16 Redshank,
45 Turnstone, 3 Curlew,  7 Chiffchaff, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Redstart , 1 Wheatear,  60 Goldfinch 

New Passage/Northwick:
juv Garganey (Butt's Pool), 14 Shoveler, j f Ruff, 23 Black-tailed Godwit, j uv Curlew Sandpiper
with Dunlin roosting on Flash), 2 Greenshank, 2 Wheatear

30/8/2016 Juvenile Garganey at Pilning Wetland (Paul Bowerman Severnside Birds) 

Chipping Sodbury Common:
Up to 8 Whinchats and 2 Wheatears late evening 7.20 - 8.00

Royal Portbury Dock:
3 Oycestercatchers, 33 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Stint, 85 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 42 Redshank, 2 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 
2 Whitethroat, 2 Wheatear, 10 Greenfinch.

30/8/16 Wheatear at Royal Portbury Dock (Mrs Trellis)

Winthill, Banwell:
4 Common Buzzards together,  2 Ravens, 1 Peregrine.

Clevedon-Yeo:
1 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 2 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Oystercatcher, 5 Curlew, 2 Redshank, 250+ widely-scattered Black-headed Gull, 1 Skylark, 15 Swallow, flock 50+ Starlings, 6 Wheatear, 5 young (downy) Sparrows on a bramble bush with adult male - doing short flights out and back, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 young (still downy) Rock Pipit, 12 Linnet, flock 45 Goldfinch.

Kenn Moor:
1 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 1 Hobby, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Raven. 4 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff,
1 Redstart, 1 Wheatear.

Weston-Super-Mare, Airfield: 
7 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Swift, 1 Tree Pipit

Chew Valley Lake:
Heron's Green:
4 Buzzard (1 the white bird), 4 Swallows
Moreton:
3 Wigeon 2 Buzzard 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Chiffchaff (young birds calling)
Herriotts End:
2 Little Egret (lake side), 1 Kingfisher


30/8/16 Early mornng at Chew Valley Lake (John F. Duffy)



Reports: Teresa Chard, Adrian Hockey, Rod Holbrook, Jeff Hozier, Andy Middleton, Lois Pryce, Trevor Riddle, Richard Scantlebury, Martin Tayler, John Thorogood, Roger White

Monday, 29 August 2016

Sightings 29-8-16

Bristol, Baddocks Wood:
3 Buzzard!

Bristol, Eastville Park:
1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker

Bristol, Stoke Park, Duchess Pond:
1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 10 Swift, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Raven, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 12 Sand Martin, 20 Swallow, 30 House Martin, 12 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Goldfinch

Aust Wharf:
1 Raven, 3 Whinchat, 2 Wheatear

29/8/16 Wheatear (Peter Coslett)
Seen this morning on Chipping Sodbury Common 
Littleton Warth:
1 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 300 BH Gull, 3 GBB Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Raven, 2 Wheatear

29/8/16 Spotted Flycatcher (John Martin)
 in the Glen , New Passage
New Passage/Northwick:
1 Egyptian Goose, 1 Garganey, 1  Water Rail, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 22 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Nuthatch, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 3 Goldcrest, 6 Chiffchaff, 6 Willow Warbler, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Whitethroat, 5 Blackcap, 12 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Tree Pipit

Wemberham Lane, Yatton:
1 Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Chiffchaff

Lower Woods-Inglestone Common:
1 Tawny Owl, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Redstart

29/8/16 Whinchat (Peter Coslett)
 on Chipping Sodbury Common
Chipping Sodbury Common:
1 Kestrel, 7 Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Common Whitethroat, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 12 Whinchat, 9 Redstart, 2 Wheatear, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 30 Goldfinch

29-8-16 Grasshopper Warbler (Molly Pannell age 7)
at Gordano Valley Ringing Station
Gordano Valley Ringing Station:
4 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Garden Warbler, 13 Sedge Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler

Portishead Down: 5 Spotted Flycatcher

Clevedon-Yeo:
90 Shelduck, 9 Teal, 10 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 15 Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel, 17 Black-tailed Godwit, 9 Turnstone, only 4 Dunlin, 1 Little Stint, 1 Reeve, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 5 Wheatear,  10+ Linnet

Weston-Super-Mare, Worlebury woods:
1 Buzzard, 1 Swift, 6 Swallow, 6 House Martin

29/8/16 Black-tailed Godwit (Ian Stapp)
 at Blagdon Lake
Blagdon Lake:
4 Wigeon, 2 Garganey, 2 Little Egret, 14 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Common Sandpiper, 3 Wheatear

Chew Valley Lake:
Dam:
1 L Egret
Woodford:
1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Little Egret, 2 Swift, 2 Swallow
Villice:
3 Garganey, 1 Little Egret, 2 Hobby, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Wheatear
Heron's Green:
8 Canada Goose, 4 Barnacle Goose, 4 Buzzard, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Common Sandpiper, 4 Chiffchaff,
4 House Sparrow
Moreton:
2 Buzzard, 1 Little Egret, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 1 Raven

29/8/16 Grasshopper Warbler (John Martin)
on Lower Woods-Inglestone Common
Reports: Des Bowring, Karle Burford, Mark Coller, Peter Coslett, Sean Davies, Geoffrey Gains, John Martin, Shane & Molly Pannell(age 7), Lisa Presland, George Rabin, Trevor Riddle, Lyndon Roberts, Harvey Rose, Vic Savery, Richard Scantlebury, Ian Stapp, Martin Tayler, Mrs Trellis, blagdonlakebirds, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG

Sunday, 28 August 2016

Sightings 28-8-16

Adult and juv-1w Roseate Tern at New Passage, 3rd & 4th record in South Glos since 8-10-1997
Video at Severnside Birds
2 Garganey at Blagdon Lake
3 Garganey at Villice, 1 Yellow-billed Gull at Heron's, 1 juv Black Necked Grebe at Stratford, CVL

28-8-16 Roseate Tern (Paul Bowerman)
Adult and 1st winter juv at New Passage, found by John Martin
Aust:
8 juv Shelduck, 1 Kestrel, 1 juv Knot, 8 Dunlin, 5 Redshank, 1 Short-eared Owl (evening), 1 Barn Owl (late), 7 House Martin, 1 Chiff/Willow Warbler, 1 m. Wheatear, 4 Meadow Pipit, 25 Linnet.

New Passage/Northwick:
1 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 1 juv Ruff, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Greenshank, 45 Turnstone, 2 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Roseate Tern, 1 Whinchat, 3 Wheatear

Chipping Sodbury Common:
3 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 6 Redstart, 4 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear

Portbury Wharf:
2 Cetti's Warbler

28-8-16 Bullfinch (Wayne Tucker)
Newton St Loe
Weston, Anchor Head:
3 Wheatear

Yatton, Wemberham Lane:
1 Grey Heron 3, Buzzard, 1 Peregrine, 1 Water Rail , 1 Jay.

28-8-16 Little Owl (Peter Coslett)
Marshfield:
1 Little Owl by West Littleton Road, 4 Raven at Rushmead Lane, 5 Wheatear from Orchid Lane
Shire Valley:
3 Sparrowhawk, 5 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 200+ Corvid, 2 Raven, 6+ Goldcrest, 5 Marsh Tit, 15 Long Tailed Tit, 100+ Swallow, 10+ Chiffchaff, 2 Nuthatch, 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Redstart, 1 Grey Wagtail

Bath, Newton St Loe:
2 Cormorant, 2 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 70+ Swallow, 70+ House Martin, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 5 Bullfinch

28-8-16 Swallow (Wayne Tucker)
This at Newton St Loe but being seen all over
Blagdon Lake:
1 Egyptian Goose, 2 Garganey, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Green Sandpiper

Chew Valley Lake:
2 Egyptian Goose, 5 Little Egret, 1 Peregrine, 12  Lapwing, 6 Common Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpiper, 11 Black Tern, 2 juv Common Tern, 3 Kingfisher
Villice: 3 Garganey
Nunnery; 3 Hobby
Heron's Green:
1 Little Grebe, 1 Hobby, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Turnstone, 1 juv ringed Yellow-billed Gull, 4 Raven
Stratford:
1 juv  Black Necked Grebe
Herriott's End:
14 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 1 Little Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, masses of Coot, Great Crested Grebe, Tufted Duck

28-8-16 Roseate Tern (John Martin)
Long time before we see again?
Reports: Rich Andrews, Paul Bowerman, Mark Coller, Peter Coslett, Phil Crouter, Sean Davies, Robert Hargreaves, Mike Jenkins, John Martin, Mike O'Connor, C Perry, Lisa Presland, Lois Pryce, Trevor Riddle. Vic Savery, Mrs Trellis, Wayne Tucker, Blagdonbirds, Severnsidebirds, TBOSG

Saturday, 27 August 2016

Sightings 27/8/16

Garganey, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 adult Mediterranean Gull, at New Passage
Grasshopper Warbler ringed this morning at Gordano Valley Ringing Station
Garganey at Villice, 1 Grey Plover, at Nunnery, CVL


27/8/16 Curlew Sandpiper (Mrs Trellis)
Oldbury coast
Bristol, Cathedral: 1 Peregrine

Bristol, Eastville Park: 2 Kingfisher

Bristol, Stoke Park Estate:
1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Raven, large flock Hirundines

Oldbury Power Station:
Coast:
1 Teal, 4 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Peregrine, 300 Ringed Plover, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 150 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Curlew, 1 Greenshank, 1 Redshank, 11 Turnstone, 250 BH Gull, c10 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 1 Wheatear, 1 fem/juv Redstart, 90 Goldfinch, 20 Linnet
Village:
2 Kestrel, 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 20 House Martin

Littleton Brick Pits: 1 Hobby

Aust Wharf:
Cake Pill: 2 Common Sandpiper

27/8/16 Wheatear (Lisa Presland)
New Passage/Northwick:
1 Garganey, 1 Marsh Harrier, 3 Ringed Plover, 3 Knot, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 30 Dunlin, 1 juv f Ruff, 9 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Greenshank, 1 adult Mediterranean Gull, 8 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Wheatear

27/8/16 Spotted Flycatcher (Peter Coslett)
Chipping Sodbury Common:
1 male Kestrel, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Common Redstart,.

Royal Portbury Dock:
1 Little Egret, c.150 Ring Plover, 3 juv Curlew Sandpiper, c.45 Dunlin, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Wheatear

27/8/16 Little Egret (Mrs Trellis)
Portbury Wharf
Gordano Valley Ringing Station: 4 Grasshopper Warbler

Clevedon, Wains Hill: 1 Spotted Flycatcher

Marshfield:
Rushmead Lane: 1 Wheatear
Tormarton: 35 Barn Swallow on wires

Blagdon Lake:
2 Wigeon, 5 Little Egret, 4 Lapwing, 1 juv Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 6 Common Sandpiper

27/8/16 Common Sandpiper (Martin Tayler)
Nunnery Point, CVL, this evening
Chew Valley Lake:
1 Marsh Harrier, 5 Black Tern, 2 Kingfisher
Villice:
3 Garganey, 2 Hobby, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Snipe
Nunnery Point: 
1 Grey Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 9 Black Tern
Chew Valley Ringing:
2 Kingfisher, 12 Chiffchaff, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 10 Reed Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler,
3 Goldcrest
Herriott's End:
8 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 4 Heron, 2 Little Egret, 5 Little Grebe, 1 Hobby, 4 juv GBB Gull

27/8/26 Swallow (Mrs Trellis)
Grumpy in the rain
Reports: Rich Andrews, Matt Collis, Peter Coslett, Mark Dadds, Sean Davies, Robert Hargreaves, Richard Hearn, Brian Lancaster, John Martin, Darren Pearce, Lyndon Roberts, Richard Scantlebury, Chris Stone, Howard Taffs, Martin Tayler, Mrs Trellis, blagdonlakebirds, ChewValleyRining, GordanoValleyRinging, opsbirding

Friday, 26 August 2016

Sightings 26/8/16

Sunny warm day.

Ruff on the Northwick Warth flash

26/8/16 Willow Warbler in a willow at Duchess Pond (Martin Tayler)

Bristol, Ashton Hill Woods:
1 Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Nuthatch

Bristol, Finzel's Reach:
Both adult Peregrine at Finzels Reach

Bristol, Hanham Obs:
1 Swift North at 19:09, 2 Swallow West at 19:03

Bristol, Stoke Park, Purdown:

1 Redstart

Bristol, Stoke Park, Duchess Pond:
1 Grey Heron, 4 Moorhen, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Green Woodpecker, 10 House Martin, 1 Swallow,
8 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Willow Warbler

Littleton Warth:
Mid-day: 61 Mallard, 1 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 250 BH Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker, 5 Whinchat, 9 Wheatear, 10 Linnet

Whinchat at Littleton Warth, Aust end near the railway carriage (Mrs Trellis)

Aust:
1 Barn Owl at dusk

New Passage/Northwick:
190 Canada Geese, 2 Wigeon, 4 Little Egrets, 15 Little Grebes, 7 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine, 2 Ringed Plovers, 35 Lapwing, 3 Knot, 10 Black-tailed Godwits, 3 juvenile Curlew Sandpipers,  90 Dunlin, 1 Ruff (Severnside Birds), 2 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 110 Redshank, 3 Common Terns, 350 Black-headed Gulls, 3 Common Terns, 2 Coal Tits, 1 Redstart, 4 Wheatears, 2 Yellow Wagtails.

26/8/16 Common Terns at New Passage (Severnside Birds)

Chipping Sodbury Common:
1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 4 Redstart

Royal Portbury Dock:
2 Little egret, 3 Wheatear

Portbury Wharf:
1 Kestrel, 1 Sparrowhawk, 90 Redshank, c50 Swallow, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Cettis, 10 Chiffchaff, 2 Willow Warbler, 18 Blackcap, 6 Whitethroat , 8 Bullfinch

Sand Point:
40+ Yellow Wagtails with cattle in the field at the top of the steps from the carpark

Clevedon:
1 Spotted Flycatcher on Wains Hill, also 1 Wheatear and 3 Common Sandpiper on coast.

Blagdon Lake:
Juvenile Knot (Sean Davies) on Wookey Point

26/8/16 Kingfisher hovering over Duchess Pond (Martin Tayler)

Reports: Jon Angell, Paul Bowerman, Teresa Chard, Sean Davies, Adrian Hockey, Rob Laughton, Lisegirl, Richard Scantlebury, Martin Tayler, Mrs Trellis, Severnside Birds


Midnight Sightings 25/8/16

West Bexington this evening: 
Warm evening, several Wheatear, Whinchat, Stonechat and Yellow Wagtails
24/8/16 Sunset at New Passage (Brian Lancaster)
Portland Bird Observatory, 23.30:
Lots more nocturnal passage tonight, just had another Ortolan Bunting over the Bill

Bristol, Bedminster, 23.56
Warm night so all windows wide open... Common Sandpiper flown over

Reports: Martin Cade, Paul Marshall, Nick Hopper, Vic Savery

Thursday, 25 August 2016

Sightings 25/8/16

1 juv Garganey, 1 Little Stint at Severn Beach
Black Tern, 3 Garganey, 1 juv Yellow-legged Gull, at Chew Valley Lake
2 Orcas at both Bickfield Farm and Lidl's, Bath

25/8/16 Little Stint (A Chard)
A large Ringed Plover
New Passage/Northwick:
1 juv Garganey,  Little Egrets, 2 Ringed Plover, 3 Knot, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank,
120 Redshank, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Whinchat

Severn Beach:
1 juv Garganey, 1 Little Stint, 5 juv Curlew Sandpiper

Portishead, Kilkenny Place:
1 Coal Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit

Walton (in-Gordano) Bay;
11 Shag

Mangotsfield Station: Female Tawny Owl calling loudly

Marshfield:
Rushmead Lane: c.500 large gulls, mix of Herring and LBB Gull
Shire Valley: Common Redstart, Spotted Flycatcher

Willsbridge Mill:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 female Blackcap 4 Song Thrush (juvenile I think)

Bath, Lower Bristol Rd, Lidl's:
1 juv Moorhen, 5 Magpie, 6 Carrion Crow, 30+ House Martin inc 2+ Orca, 3+ nests still in use

Barrow Gurney Tanks:
7 Wigeon, 6 Common Sandpiper, 1 Turnstone, 2 Wheatear

25/8/16 Curlew Sandpiper (Allen Chard)
Severn Beach bird unfortunately
Blagdon Lake:
43 Mute Swan, 21 Cormorant, 4 Little Egret, 6 Grey Heron, 1 Peregrine, 3 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 4 Snipe, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Common Sandpiper, 3 GBB Gull, 1 LBB Gull (black ring 'F352'), 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Common Tern, 2 Green Woodpecker, 6 Goldcrest.
Bickfield Farm:
1 active House Martin nest (2 Orca whales inside), 21 House Sparrow

25/8/16 Orca whale (Mrs Trellis)
Chew Valley Lake:
4 juv Mute Swan, c30 juv Moorhen, 3 Black Tern, totals on lake 5 Little Egret, 3 Kingfisher
Dam:
3 Barnacle Goose, 3 Egyptian Goose, 2 Grey Heron, 2 GBB Gull, 2 Grey Wagtail
Woodford:
3 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 3 GBB Gull, 150+ Swallows Sand & House Martins    
Villice:
3 Garganey, 1+ f Shoveler, 1 Lapwing, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper
Heron's Green:
1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Little Grebe, 2 Buzzard, 1 Common Sandpiper,
1 juv Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Wheatear
Moreton:
14 Shoveler, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Green Sandpiper, 3 GBB Gull, 1 Black Tern, 1 Common Tern, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Jay, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Coal Tit, 10 Chiffchaff
Stratford:
c.50 Pochard, 1-2 Sparrowhawk, 1 LBB Gull, 5 GBB Gull, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Treecreeper
Herriotts End:
2 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 GBB Gull

25/8/16 Help please....name that tune...(Mrs Trellis)
Blue birds on a Funeral March over White Cliffs by Leonard Cohen
Reports: Paul Bowerman, Jim Boyd, James Butcher, Allen Chard, Teresa Chard, Sean Davies, Anthony Goodwin, Dee Pope, Ian Stapp, Mrs Trellis, Reuben Veal (14), blagdonlakebirdssevernsidebirds, TBOSG