Thursday, 1 June 2017

1st June '17 Thursday - Spotted Flycatcher

Misty start, turning another lovely day, bit windy later

Red Kite, Hobby, Yellow-legged Gull, Spotted Flycatcher


Blaise Castle:

3 Raven

Eastville, Cottrell Road:
Otter swimming around this morning in the Frome (garden tick!)


30-5-17 Greylag Geese at New Passage (John Martin)
New Passage/Northwick Warth:
8 Greylag Geese yesterday

Western Distribution:
1 Heron, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Long-tailed Tits, Reed Warblers, Pair of Bullfinch

Sodbury Common, 13:30:
Red Kite


No reports


Willsbridge Mill:
1 Raven, 2 Long-tailed Tit families, 3 Blackcap, 4 Nuthatch (family), 2 Song Thrush

1-6-17 Peregrine in Bath (Hamish Smith)
juv KP continues to be a problem, retrieving prey he has pilfered from her cache
Bath, Combe Hay:
Spotted Flycatcher

Bath, Lansdown:
Spotted Flycatcher families feeding young in Weston Wood, Pipley Wood and Brockham End

Bath, Lower Weston:
2 Buzzard
1-6-17 Tawny Owl at Burnett (Ian Stapp)
2 Buzzard, 1 Tawny Owl (found by Blackbirds), Swallows and Martins nesting, 4 Goldfinch


Chew Valley Lake:
1-6-17 Spotted Flycatcher at CVL (George Stacey)
1 Goldcrest, 1 Spotted Flycatcher

Herons Green:
44 Canada Geese, 1 White-fronted Goose, 2 Buzzard, 1 (2nd summer) Yellow-legged Gull, 1 Whitethroat

1-6-17 Canada & White-fronted Goose at Herons Green (Ian Stapp)
Hobby, 1 Buzzard, 4 GBB Gull, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 2 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Painted Lady, 1 Large Skipper

Herriotts End
c.40 Canada Geese, 4 Barnacle Goose, 16 Shelduck, 20+ Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 6 Pochard, 1 Little Egret, 2 (1 juv) Grey Heron, some Swifts, Swallows and House Martins, 1 Cetti's Warbler

Reports: Derek Angell, John Griffiths, Teresa Chard, Robert Hargreaves, Simon Harris, Lisegirl, John Martin, Darren Pearce, Justin Quinnell, Hamish Smith, George Stacey, Mrs Trellis, Dan White