Friday, 28 October 2016

28th Oct '16 Friday - White-tailed Eagle

A quiet grey day in Avon

Ring-Necked Parakeet in Bristol
Yellow-browed Warbler in Plumley Park, Worle
Hoopoe near Churchill
Bewick's Swan at Blagdon Lake
AND White-tailed Eagle around Black Down and Blagdon (5th local record, last 1927, 1945 for Somerset)

28-10-16 juv White-tailed Eagle (Chris Craig)
First image to arrive
Almonds bury:
1 Sparrowhawk, 3 jay, 20+ Rook, 2 Raven, 35+ Redwing, 1 Pied Wagtail
The Avenue, one block N of The Downs:
1 'London' Ring-Necked Parakeet, aka Rose-ringed Parakeet
Finzells Reach:
2 Peregrine,  1 Grey Wagtail (all on old brewery building) 

Oldbury coast: 
3 Grey Heron, 1 Snipe, 47 Redshank, 5 Stonechat, 11 Pied Wagtail, 70 Goldfinch, most at yacht club

Littleton Warth:
1 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 7 Oystercatcher, 400 Dunlin, 1 Cetti's Warbler (Aust), 11 Linnet, 
1 Reed Bunting

Littleton village: 
1 Sparrowhawk, by the White Hart pub

New Passage/Northwick:
Pairs of Shoveler, 2 Little Egret, 1 'Kenny' Kestrel, 100's Lapwing, all the waders, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail

Clevedon, Wain's Hill - Migration watch 0830-0945:
325 Wood Pigeon, 2 Swallow, 10 Meadow Pipit, 725 Chaffinch

2 Bullfinch

Bristol Airport:
31 Golden Plover
28-10-16 juv White-tailed Eagle (Roger Musgrove)
Weston-Super-Mare - Plumley Park, Worle:
2 Goldcrest, 1 Yellow-browed Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff. 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (Waitrose)

Churchill, A368 500m East of:
1 Hoopoe

Bath, Brassmills Estate:
2 Raven
28-10-16 juv White-tailed Eagle (Chris Craig)
Where size matters to the Buzzard
Blagdon Lake:
4 Bewick's Swan, 5 Scaup , 14 Little Egret, 17 Great White Egret, 1 juv White-tailed Eagle (also on Black Down, 1st reported by Nigel Milbourne with more photos), 1 Buzzard (for size)

28-10-16 Lesser Yellowlegs (Matt Scott)
Still attracting viewers at Cheddar
Cheddar Reservoir:
1 Lesser Yellowlegs

Chew Valley Lake:
1 Shelduck (first since 18 August?), 23 Pintail, 5 Goldeneye, 18 Great White Egret, 1+ Peregrine,
2 Common Sandpiper, 1 ad Yellow-legged Gull, 7 Siskin
5 Goosander (by spillway on the dam)

2 Meadow Pipit (boat slipway) 
28-10-16 Green Sandpiper(Duncan Mclaughlin)
Normality at Villice
Villice Bay:
1 Green Sandpiper
Heron's Green:
1 Peregrine (on a power pylon), 1 Snipe , 1  Green Sandpiper

28-10-16 Great White Egret (Duncan Mclaughlin)
Phone reception is poor at Chew so not an eagle
1 f Scaup, 9 Great White Egret
Herriotts End:
3 Pintail. 23 Lapwing, 1 GBB Gull

28-10-16 juv White-tailed Eagle (Brian Lancastle)
This might be all we see of this juvenile
Reports: Birdgirl,Peter Coslett, Chris Craig, Ferran Pujol Vila, Alastair Fraser, Adrian Hockey, Brian Lancastle, Lisegirl,  John Martin, Duncan McLaughlin, Nige Milbourne, Sheila Mullin, Roger Musgrove, Dave Levitt, Lois Pryce, Trevor Riddle, Steven Satins, Matt Scott,  Ian Stapp, Mrs Trellis, Christopher Vines, Keith Vinicombe, blagdonlakebirds, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG