Thursday, 28 July 2016

Sightings 28/7/16

Abbots Leigh:
Sandy Lane end: 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 4 Goldfinch, garden.

Portbury Dock:
28/7/16 juv Ringed Plover (Mrs Trellis)
2 chicks hatched but only this bird fledged
Wood Hill Park: 1 Marsh Tit.

28/7/16 Kingfisher (Raoul Chandersakera)
on the river Chew. Adult + juv Sparrowhawk nearby too
Backwell Lake:
1 Little Egret, 1 Kingfisher of note.
28/7/16 Black-headed Gull 2KRK (Tim Warren)
Bird ringed 21/3/15 Pitsea Landfill site, Essex by North Thames Gull Group. Seen again at Backwell 28/7/15 and 5/9/15.
North Thames say that they don't get many of their gulls heading west.
More details: North Thames Gull Group.

Barrow Tanks:
7 Common Sandpiper.

Reports: Raoul Chandersakera, David Hawkins, Karin Rhodes, Chris Stone, Mrs Trellis, Tim Warren.