SPOONBILL - SPOTTED FLYCATCHER
The Downs- Ladies Mile
1 Spotted Flycatcher
Montpelier - St Andrews Park:
1 Coal Tit
|Whinchat 14/05/2017 Aust Warth (lisgirl)|
New Passage/Northwick Warth:
5 Reed Warbler by the sluice gate
1 Spoonbill, 55 Ringed Plover, 45 Dunlin (including 2 pale 'arctica').
|Dunlin (ignore the RP) - compare schiniii with arctica - 14th May 2017 NP- NW (John Martin)|
Oldbury Power Station:
and - - - 9 species of butterfly, 7 species of bee, plus 1st 4-spotted chaser of the year
15c Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel, 10 Turnstone, 1 Sanderling, 35c Dunlin (including 2 pale 'arctica' - same flock from NP/NW?)
|Turnstone 14/05/2017 Severn Beach (B Lancastle)|
1 flyover Little Egret
8 Mute Swan,6 Canada Goose, 45 Shelduck, 2 Gadwall, 15 Mallard, 4 Little Egret, 12 Oystercatcher (Including pair at TEP), 1 Grey Plover, 6 Lapwing (including one at TEP), 2 Ringed Plover (at possible breeding site), 14 Whimbrel,4 Curlew, 7 Sanderling (Nice group coming into breeding plumage), 10 Dunlin (Very 'flighty'), 3 Redshank, 60 Lesser Black-backed Gull (All KP), 110 Herring Gull 110 (most at KP), 1 Cuckoo (Seen well but not heard, so female?), 6 House Martin, 4 Reed Warbler singing, 8 Starling (first juvs on the wing), 12 + Linnet.
10 Buzzard circling over A37
Worlebury Hill Golf Course:
2 Collared Dove, 2 Coal Tit with 3 newly fledged young, 5 Swallow, 3 Song Thrush,
5 Shelduck, 1 Little Egret, many Skylark, 5+ Whitethroat, 2 Stonechat, 2 Linnet
|Whitethroat 14/05/2017 Uphill (W Hewitt)|
BELOW M4 & BANES
Newton St Loe:
12 Grey Heron - 8 young, 3 Buzzard, 2 Swift, 2 Goldcrest, 5 Skylark, 20 Swallow, 15 House Martin, 6 Chiffchaff,1 Willow Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 4 Song Thrush, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Bullfinch, 3 Yellowhammer
|House Martin 14/05/2017 Newton St Loe (W Tucker)|
2 Little Grebe with 2 chicks.
2 Swift, 1 Skylark, 6 Linnet, 6 Yellowhammer.
Chew Valley Lake:
Nightingale reported singing at 14:45. (Needs confirmation.)
Cuckoo calling and singing Reed Warbler but no sign of the N. this evening (20:00).
I Black-tailed Godwit
Reports: Rich Andrews, Pete Bailey, Des Bowring, Simon Carder, Mark Collar, Patrick Hancock, Robert Hargreaves, Bill Hewitt, Brian Lancastle, Lisegirl, John Martin, Rich Mielcarek, Matt Plenty, George Rabin, Harvey Rose, Wayne Tucker, nslbirding,