Wednesday, 28 September 2016

28th Sept '16 Wednesday

A promising start to the day which then disappointed and turned murky but mild

Great White Egret still at Blagdon Lake

23-9-16 One of the Great White Egret at Blagdon last week and still there today (Martin Tayler)

Bristol, North Street Ashton:
1 Raven heading north @ 10.10, 2 Raven heading east @ 11.40

Bristol, Sea Mills:

28-9-16 Hobby at Sea Mills (Brian Thompson)

Bristol, Filton Golf Course:
Buzzard, (Hoopoe on the Club crest Martin Tayler)

Oldbury Coast:
am: 1 Little Egret & Stonechat (lagoon 2)
pm: 1 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Oystercatcher, 4 Curlew, 100 BH Gull, 3 Stonechat, 1 Wheatear, 25 Pied Wagtail

28-9-16 Stonechat on the 2nd lagoon at Oldbury (Mrs Trellis)

2 House Martin still attending a nest near Community shop

Littleton Warth:
am: Meadow Pipit passage, 70 grounded birds + 40 through,
70 Wigeon, 1 Little Egret, 2 Oystercatcher, 29 Grey Plover, 30 Dunlin, 11 Curlew, 4 Redshank,
200 BH Gull, 2 Swallow, 6 Wheatear.

28-9-2016 Wheatear at Littleton Warth this afternoon (Mrs Trellis)

New Passage/Northwick:72 Grey Plover and c800 Dunlin

Chipping Sodbury Common:
Wigeon, 2 Common Snipe, Swallow, 10 Long Tailed Tit

Weston-Super-Mare Sewage Works:
3 Little Grebe, 1 Moorhen on pool: Chiffchaff and Cetti’s Warbler singing. Along path to Brean Sluice a Sparrowhawk tried his luck with Pipits and Finches. Strong flock of Goldfinches in the weedy fields. Below the sluice on the mud 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Curlew with several Redshank.

Barrow Tanks:
1 Tufted Duck, 20 Cormorant, 1 Heron, 17 Great Crested Grebe

Blagdon Lake:
Great White Egret, 13 Little Egret, 15 Grey Heron, 1 Peregrine, 1 Hobby, 13 Ringed Plover,
20 Lapwing, 2 Little Stint, 4 Dunlin

Chew Valley Lake:
Wigeon, Gadwall, Teal, Pintail, Shoveler, Pochard, Great Crested Grebe
Heron’s Green:
2 Buzzard, 3 Little Grebe (on Pond), 17 Little Grebe (on lake), 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Stonechat
2 Snipe, 1 Cetti’s Warbler
Herriott’s End:
2 Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail

Reports: Brian Lancastle, David Poulton, Robert Hargreaves, Nigel Milbourne, Brian Thompson, John Thorogood, Martin Tayler, Mrs. Trellis, Robert Webber, blagdonlakebirds