Friday, 2 September 2016

Sightings 2/9/16

1 juv/female Hen Harrier at Weston-Super-Mare
1 male Common Scoter from Stratford hide at Chew Valley Lake
Mediterranean Gull at Oldbury Power Station
first Pintail at Blagdon Lake

2-9-16 juv Curlew Sandpiper (John Martin)
on the flash at New Passage
Oldbury Power Station:
1 Mediterranean Gull

New Passage/Northwick:
16 Knot, 1 juv Curlew Sandpiper, 200 Dunlin, 1 Reeve, 50 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Whimbrel,
4 Greenshank, 20+ Turnstones, 1 juv Black Tern, 21 Stock Dove, 1 Chiffchaff (singing), 3 Wheatear, 5 Yellow Wagtail. Full details at Severnside Birds

2-9-16 Whinchat (Lee Gardiner)
One at the Common
Chipping Sodbury Common:
4 Whinchat

Portbury Wharf:
1 Wigeon, 11 Shoveler, c.50 Hirundines mostly Swallows, 12 Stock Dove, 3 Chiffchaff

2-9-16 Yellow Wagtail (Paul Cousins)
Another birder braving 50 bulls at Sand Point
Sand Point:
Early evening: 5 Wheatear, 20+ Yellow Wagtail

1 juv/female Hen Harrier, 12 Goldfinch

Newton St Loe:
7.30 pm. 2 Buzzard. 1 Green Woodpecker, 20 Swallow, 30 House Martin

Blagdon Lake:
1 Pintail (first of the autumn), 1 Garganey, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Yellow-legged Gull. Full details at Blagdonlakebirds

Chew Valley Lake:
1 male Common Scoter

1-9-16 juv Spotted Redshank (John Martin)
2 of yesterday's birds from New Passage at dusk
Reports: Paul Bowerman, Paul Cousins, Andy Davis, Lee Gardiner, Peter Hazelwood, Robert Hargreaves, Brian Lancaster, John Martin, Nigel Milbourne, Robert Purveur, Chris Stone