Tuesday, 15 November 2016

15th Nov '16 Tuesday - Spotted Redshank

A watery day with misty rain and low cloud

Spotted Redshank and Water Pipit at Northwick Warth
GoldeneyeGreat White Egret and Water Rail at Chew Valley Lake

Bristol Harbourside:
1 Black Redstart (on rooftops of the Baltic Wharf estate!)

15-11-16 Redwing at Stockwood (Brian Thompson)
Stockwood Open Space:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 2 Raven, 8 Blue Tit, 10 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Fieldfare, 20+ Redwing, 2 (pair) Stonechat, 2 Bullfinch


New Passage/Northwick:
5000+ shorebirds just after high tide this am in Northwick Warth area
1 Spotted Redshank, 3 Jack Snipe, 2 Water Pipit


6 Teal, 1 Buzzard, 1 Green woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch, 35 Redwing, 6 Mistle Thrush, 4 Meadow Pipit, 7 Greenfinch

Stanton Wick:
300+ Carrion Crows, Jackdaws & Rooks in plowed field

Ubley, Bickfield Farm area:
1 Kingfisher, 25 House Sparrow


Blagdon Lake:
1 Bar-tailed Godwit at Lodge end, 80 Pied Wagtail, 20 Meadow Pipit at Rainbow Pt

15-11-16 Reed Bunting at CVL (Ian Stapp)
Chew Valley Lake:
Lake has good numbers of Wigeon, Teal, Gadwall, Shoveler, Pochard and Tufted Duck, as well as Cormorant, Great Crested Grebe, Moorhen and Coot
24 Pintail, 22 Little Egret, 19 Great White Egret, 7 Water Rail, 43 Lapwing, 2 Green Sandpiper,
1 pure white BH Gull except for black wing tips, 30 Fieldfare, 90 Redwing
Most, if not all Scaup, 1st winters
2 Goldeneye
14 Little Egret, 13 Great White Egret (most in Villice bay entrance), 1 Kingfisher, 40+ Fieldfare and Redwing, 2 Meadow Pipit
15-11-16 Little Egret, Great White Egret, Heron at CVL (Ian Stapp)
Heron's Green:
2 Goosander, 11 Little Egret, 8 Great White Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 1 'white' Buzzard, 2 Water Rail,
1 Snipe, 4 GBB Gull, 1 Stonechat
5+ Scaup (hide), 3 Little Egret, 1 Great White Egret, 11 Lapwing, 1 GBB Gull, 1 Green Woodpecker,
3 Jay, 60+ Fieldfare and Redwing, 2 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting
Herriotts End:
9 Shelduck(pond) , 2 Pintail, 2 Little Egret, 1 Great White Egret, 2 Water Rail, 16 Lapwing,
3 Dunlin, 1 Cetti's Warbler

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