Sunday, 25 December 2016

Christmas Day '16 Sunday

Some misty rain this morning then sun, very warm


A festive angel hovered a while (Gill Sapsed)


Stockwood Open Space:
?1 Buzzard, 2 Jay, 2 Raven, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Treecreeper, 6 Fieldfare, 2 Redwing, 1 Stonechat f, 20+ Goldfinch, 4 Bullfinch

Oldbury Power Station:
Another Weasel running along the path round Lagoon 3

25-12-16 Lapwing (Lise Presland)
Flying past the house this morning
New Passage/Northwick:
100 Lapwing

Anchor Head:
1 Eider
Grove Park:

2 Blackcap, 1 Grey Wagtail

25-12-16 Linnet and Corn Bunting (Christopher Teague)
Displaying in numbers at Marshfield
Lots of Linnets and Corn Buntings

Newton St Loe:
13 Teal, 5 Goosander (3m 2f), 2 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 6 Moorhen, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Goldcrest, 4 Coal Tit, 1 Grey Wagtail, 13 Goldfinch

24-12-16 Blyth's Pipit, Wood Bay, Blagdon Lake
A Merry Christmas from Nigel Milbourne
Blagdon Lake:
Blyth's Pipit, not reported today

Chew Valley Lake:
All quiet

And from our reporters away for Christmas

Stoke-on-Trent, Trentham Woods
c.40 Redpoll, all id'd being Lessers

25-12-16 Waxwing (Piers Suckling)
3 Waxwing at the back of my garden! Valley road, Cinderford! Glos.
Reports: Teresa Chard, David Gibbs, Robert Hargreaves, John Martin, Nigel Milbourne, Lise Presland, Piers Suckling, blagdonlakebirdsCVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG