Not many birders out in the rain today.
Springwatch from Sherborne Park, Gloucester starts tonight BBC2
Red Kite still popping up in the region.
Barnacle Goose at Chew, I don't recall reports of them recently
Barn Owl seen to make off hunting in the fields behind 'Sally on the Barn'.
Sparrowhawk juv calling (begging for food probably) from the trees.
Red-backed Shrike (m, Vinney Lane)
|Red-backed Shrike (Dan@twit1144)|
Tawny Owl (calling 11am)
Grey Heron, Reed Warbler, 2 Skylark, 2 Whitethroat, 4 Swallow, House Sparrow (chicks)
Worlebury Hill Road:
3 Starling, 3 Swift, 12 Jackdaw, 3 House Sparrow, 7 Chaffinch, 4 Blackbird, 3 Pied Wagtail, 6 Robin, 4 Carrion Crow, 12 Woodpigeon, 4 Dunnock, 2 Herring Gull, 3 Goldfinch, 3 Song Thrush,
2 Great Tit, 7 Swallow, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Blue Tit, 8 Magpie, 1 seemingly resident Buzzard,
1 Wren, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Coal tit, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker,
1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Kestrel, 3 Feral Pigeon
7 Little Egret, 3 Sedge Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler, 2 Pied Wagtail
|Sedge and Reed Warblers (Paul Cousins)|
2 Bullfinch (on garden feeder) https://www.flickr.com/gp/1246
|Redstart (George Stacey)|
BELOW M4 & BANES
Barn Owl, Kestrel, Jay, and 3 Mistle Thrush.
4 Ringed Plover (No 3 Tank)
Chew Valley Lake:
1 Hybrid Duck, 1 Cettis, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker
1 Cetti's, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Buzzard 100+ Swallows & Martins 30+ Swift
1 Marsh Harrier (11.05am), 2 Bullfinch, 4 Blackcap, 2 Cuckoo, 2 Chiffchaff
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Buzzard, 1 Jay
1 Black Swan (out on the lake with Mute Swans), 4 Goldfinch, 4 Great Black-backed Gull
2 Mistle Thrush, 50+ Swallows & Martins
|Cuckoo (Ian Stapp)|
12 Shelduck, 2 Buzzard, 1 Cetti's, 2 Barnacle Goose, 3 Little Egret (on the pond, not seen that many Egret for some time)
|Little Egret (Ian Stapp)|
4 Reed Warbler, 1 Cetti's, 2 Reed Bunting (feeding young), 1 Chiffchaff
Red-fooded Falcon still.
Reports: Paul Milsom, Rob Purveur, David Goodliffe, Ian Stapp, Paul Cousins, Sean Davies, George Rabin, George Stacey, Patrick Hancock, Julia Roberts, Hugh Maynard, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG