Waxwing again in Bradley Stoke.
Short-eared Owl on the Bleadon Levels.
|08/01/2017 Waxwing (Chris Perry)|
Up to 14 Waxwing.
|08/01/2017 Waxwing (Claire Oliver)|
Morrisons - a flock of 26 Greenfinch.
3 Otter - and adult and 2 juv on the River Frome.
1 Grey Heron over Richmond Rd and at the station - 2 Raven back on the TV/Radio mast, a small tit flock, 8 Starling, and lots of House Sparrow.
Warmley, Forest Park:
3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, the usual tit flock, 2 Blackcap, 30 Starling, 8 Blackbird, 1 Stonechat, 2 Bullfinch, 6 Greenfinch, and 30 Goldfinch.
Oldbury Power Station:
2 Mute Swan back on the lake with a Tufted Duck, and an abortive Low Tide count resulted in finding 1 Jack Snipe, 15 Snipe, 1 Green Woodpecker, 63 Blackbird, 65 Fieldfare, 1 Stonechat, and 3 Bullfinch.
5 Teal, 2 Jack Snipe, 3 Snipe and a Kestrel
2 Teal, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Water Rail, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 2 Song Thrush.
2 Gadwall and a Shoveler.
Kingston Seymour, Bullocks Farm, Lambing Shed Café:
9 flyover Goosander and 4 Red-legged Partridge neaby.
2 Peregrine but no sign of the female Eider.
1 Kestrel, 16 Magpie, 2 Goldcrest, a small tit flock, 1 Blackcap, 7 Blackbird, 1 Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, 9 Bullfinch - 3♀ + 6♂ in two groups, 2 Greenfinch,
|08/01/2017 Bullfinch (Paul Cousins)|
Marina area / Cliff Face:
2 Black Redstart
some Snipe and 6 Short-eared Owl.
|08/01/2017 Short-eared Owl (Gwen Thomas)|
Worle, Wick St Lawrence:
2 Little Egret on recently completed flood defence works.
|08/01/2017 Little Egret (Ian Squire)|
SouthGate Shopping Ctr:
200c Pied Wagtail with a few Grey Wagtail at roost in the trees.
1 flyover Little Egret, 1 Jay, 6 Goldcrest, 4 Chiffchaff, 1 Treecreeper, 18 Blackbird, 55 Redwing, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Meadow Pipit, 10 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch, and 5 Goldfinch.
50 Black-headed Gull, 66 Pied Wagtail and another Meadow Pipit.
1 Egyptian Goose, 3 Pintail (♂), 25 Goosander (7♂), 1 Little Egret, 3 Great White Egret,
2 Water Rail, 1 Little Stint, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Stonechat.
Chew Valley Lake:
6 Bewick's Swan - - - too foggy to see much else.
Reports: Des Bowring, Patrick Hancock, Jeff Hosier, Gary Hughes, Andy Middleton, Paul Milsom, Claire Oliver, Chris Perry, Gill Sapsed, Vic Savery, Martin Sprake, Ian Squire, Howard Taffs. Chris Teague, Gwen Thomas, Julian Thomas, Mrs Trellis, Gordon Youdale, blagdonlakebirds, opsbirding, wildmonty.