Bit short of rarities in Avon today so here is a photo of the nearest one to us:
|Glossy Ibis at Ham Wall recently (Vera Carpenter)|
Ravens nest-building around the city now.
|Singing Siskin at New Passage (John Martin)|
3 Canada Goose, 25 Shoveler, 12 Gadwall, 60 Teal, 3 Pintail, 14 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Egret, 1 Knot, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 50 Pied Wagtail, 5 Chiffchaff, singing Siskin at the Glen.
|Warmley Forest Park:|
1 Greylag Goose, 1 Little Ringed Plover, c 8 Sand Martin
3 Mute Swan, 8 Canada Goose, 110 Shelduck, 140 Wigeon, 70 Teal, c.10 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Egret, 7 Oystercatcher, 4 Grey Plover, 1 Golden Plover, 21 Lapwing, 70 Curlew, 40 Dunlin, 290 Redshank (200 well up Yeo sheltering from the wind), 5 Black-headed Gull, 35 LBB Gull, 40 Herring Gull, 1 Rock Pipit, c.10 Meadow Pipit.
2 Buzzard, 2 singing Mistle Thrush, many Goldcrest, 4 pairs Long-tailed Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 1-2 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper.
BELOW M4 & BANES
The city's Peregrine pair produced their first egg today.
Egyptian Goose, Common Sandpiper, 300+ Sand Martin (at midday), singing Chiffchaff.
80+ House Sparrow (Bickfield Farm).
19 Tufted Duck, 5 Little Grebe, 3 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Treecreeper.
|Three wonderful Peregrine shots from the|
shelter of Stratford hide today
Chew Valley Lake:
c. 5 Scaup, 1 m. Common Scoter.
6 Goldeneye (1m, 5f.), Peregrine.
Reports: Rich Andrews, Paul Bowerman, Raoul Chandrasakera, Teresa Chard, Brian Lancastle, Harry Mac, John Martin, Brian Penny, Chris Perry, Harvey Rose, Chris Stone, Mrs Trellis, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG