Monday, 1 May 2017

1st May '17 Monday - Fulmar

Some rain but a reasonable day considering the forecast

Red Kites in east Avon
Short-eared Owl on Severnside and Uphill
FulmarBlack Tern, Arctic Tern at Sand Point
GreenshankWhite Wagtail on Barrow Tanks
Great White Egret at Blagdon

1-5-17 Swift in Bristol (Lee Gardiner)
1 Marsh Tit in bird bath

Crews Holes:
3 Canada Geese up the Avon

Red Kite 16:48

Saint George:
4 Swift

Stoke Park:
3 Willow Warblers, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroats, 19 Wrens


8 Grey Plover, 2 Knot, 50 Dunlin, Cuckoo calling

New Passage/Northwick Warth:
20 Shelduck, 8 Oystercatcher, 3 Ringed Plover, 5 Grey Plover, c.130 Dunlin, 19 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank, 2 Short-eared Owl towards Aust, 3 Wheatear

Chipping Sodbury Common:
1 Red Kite 11:30


1-5-17 Green Woodpecker at Walton Common (Lisegirl)
Sand Point/Middle Hope:
3 Gadwall, 1 Fulmar, 2 Black Tern, 26 Arctic Tern

1-5-17 Whimbrel at Uphill (Paul Cousins)
2 Little Egret, 3 Whimbrel, 55 Redshank, 1 Short-eared Owl, 2+ Skylarks, 11 Whitethroat, 3 Wren, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Stonechat, 3 Greenfinch, 9 Linnet


Bath, Globe roundabout to Newbridge:
Red Kite 16:00
1-5-17 Bath Urban Peregrine Project falcon fronts up to the four beak challenge

Barrow Tank No.2:
2 Greylag Geese, 1 Dunlin, 8 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 29 Stock Dove, 1 White Wagtail

Blagdon Lake, 29th:
1 Great White Egret, Cuckoo calling

Litton Reservoir:
10 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Wagtail

Chew Valley Lake:
1-5-17 Common Sandpiper at Chew (Mrs Trellis)
Villice Nunnery:
pair Shoveler, 4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Treecreeper

Reports: Nick Beamson, Paul Bowyer, Paul Cousins, Sean Davies, Michael Davis, David Esam, Lee Gardiner, Peter Hazelwood, Bill Hewitt, Rod Holbrook, Brian Lancastle, Rob Laughton, Lisegirl, Nigel Milbourne, Mervyn Pearce, Chris Stone, Larry Sweetland, Mrs Trellis, birdingSGlos, blagdonlakebirds, BUPP, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG