Wednesday, 29 March 2017

29 March '17 Wednesday - Osprey

A dull day with a little rain, but not that bad. Only 4 reports so far today

Osprey at Hengrove
Club trip to Herzegovina - one place left - trip details after Chew reports

Hengrove Way:
1 Osprey low over the road.

29/03/2017 Long-tailed Tit High Kingsdown (Keith Williams)
High Kingsdown: in this most urban of settings!
2 Long-tailed Tit collecting feathers - been at it for a week. 2 Greenfinch were unusual visitors to the garden.  Plus the usual avian fare.

Snuff Mills:
2 Stock Dove, 2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Goldcrest,  5 or 6 Nuthatch, 2 Chaffinch


29-3-17 Meadow Pipit at Aust Wharf (Rod Holbrook)
Aust Warth:
Meadow Pipits on the move



29-13-17 Peregrine in Bath (BUPP)click
Juvenile KP is taking control
Bath, St John's Church:
3 Peregrines, 4 eggs

Lansdown Racecourse:
1 Kestrel.


Blagdon Lake:
1 Egyptian Goose, 2 Buzzard, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 GBB Gull,  2 Raven, 200+ Sand Martin, 3 Reed Bunting, 30+ House Sparrow (Bickfield Fm)

Chew Valley Lake:

29-3-17 Swallow at CVL (Brian Thompson)
Large flock of mixed Sand and House Martin and a Swallow

Club trip to Herzegovina, 7-14 May 2017
A place has just become available on this upcoming BOC trip.  Please contact  urgently if interested in joining us.  Top target bird is Rock Partridge.  7 nights inc 2 in Croatia, price approx £850 plus flights from/to Bristol for which a booked seat may be transferable.

Reports: Teresa Chard, Anne Crowe, Brian Gibbs, Rod Holbrook, Matt Scott, Bian Thompson, Mrs Trellis, Keith Williams,  blagdonlakebirds, BUPP, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirdingsevernsidebirdsTBOSG