Friday, 12 May 2017

12th May '17 Friday - Brent Geese

The weather warm but lots of April Showers

Brent Geese, Red Kite, HobbyBlack-tailed Godwit, Spotted Flycatcher, Yellow Wagtail

12-5-17 Peregrine in Avon Gorge (David Hanks)
Brandon Hill:
1 Spotted Flycatcher, fledged Blackbird and Robin


Meadow Pipit on Northwick Warth (Dan White)
New Passage/Northwick Warth:
Shelduck, Gadwall, Tufted Duck, 3 Oystercatcher, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Ringed Plover, 2 pairs Lapwing nesting, 10 Dunlin, 1 BH Gull, Skylarks, 1 Garden Warbler, Reed Warblers, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Yellow Wagtail, Linnets, several Reed Buntings

Severn Beach:
2 dark-bellied Brent Geese

Red Kite at 16.10


Portbury Wharf, 10th May:
2 Wigeon, 2 Oystercatcher, Sedge Warbler, Whinchat

Corn Bunting at Marshfield (Dan White)
Marshfield, 11th May:
Skylark, Yellowhammer, Corn Bunting

Newton St Loe:
Red Kite at c.16.00
12-5-17 Red Kite at Paulton (Simon Carder)
Red Kite at c.16.50, 12 Buzzard


Barrow Tanks:
6 Mute Swan, 1 Greylag Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose, 2 Shelduck, 36 Mallard, 14 Tufted Duck, 8 Cormorant, 5 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 31 Great Crested Grebe, 35 Coot, 1 Common Sandpiper

12-5-17 Hobby at CVL (Brian Thompson)
Chew Valley Lake:
Stratford Hide:
1 Hobby

Herriotts End:
3 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit

Reports: Paul Bowerman, Dru Brooke-Taylor, Simon Carder, Chris Craig, Sean Davies, John Griffiths, Patrick Hancock, David Hanks, Brian Lancastle, Niall Machin, John Martin, Chris Stone, Brian Thompson