Tuesday, 30 May 2017

30th May '17 Tuesday - Little Tern

Cold, with some rain in morning, improving as day went on

Red Kite, Hobby, Grey Plover, Sanderling, Little Tern

30-5-17 Swift at New Passage (John Martin)
Oddly brown Swift reminiscing a Pallid

Coombe Dingle:
First Greenfinch since winter on garden feeder
Stockwood Open Space:
1 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Chiffchaff, 4 Whitethroat, 6 Goldfinch


Oldbury Power Station:
1 Arctic Skua (prob) upriver, 1 Little Tern

30-5-17 Shelduck & Young at New Passage (Phil Appleton)
New Passage/Northwick Warth:
Shelduck, 2 Little Egret, Collared Dove, Redshank, Swifts, Swallow, House Martin

1 Red Kite


30-5-17 Collared Doves in Portishead (Steve Poulsom)
Hiding behind a satellite dish
Wain's Hill to Yeo Estuary, High Tide visit between 0930-1300:
135 Shelduck (also 80 young, 7 broods), 2 Tufted Duck, 6 Little Egret, 1 Hobby.17 Oystercatcher, 3 Grey Plover, 6 Lapwing, 2 Sanderling, 25 Dunlin, 1 Bar Tailed Godwit, 2 Whimbrel, 15 Curlew, 2 Common Sandpiper (Yeo), 5 Black Headed Gull. 200 Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 27 Skylark, 3 Cetti’s Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff (also 3 young at Blake’s Pools), 7 Whitethroat, 1 Sedge Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler, 25 Linnet

30-5-17 Wren and Bullfinch in Langford (David Goodliffe)

Chew Valley Lake:

Herriotts End
1 Barnacle Goose, 8 Shelduck, 20+ Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron, plenty Swifts and House Martins
30-5-17 House Sparrow munching aphids in
Clevedon garden (Andrew Ford)
Gull-billed Tern at Steart
Reports: Phil Appleton, Teresa Chard, Chris Craig, Alastair Fraser, David Goodliffe, Robert Hargreaves, Peter Hazelwood, John Martin, Steve Poulsom, Steve Sanins, Dan White