Saturday, 24 June 2017

24th June '17 Saturday - Peregrine Watch

Weather - largely overcast but breezy and warm, some misty rain

Peregrines and Red Kite

24-6-17 Peregrine in Weston Quarry (Bill Hewitt)
BRISTOL
Avon Gorge Peregrine Watch:
3 Peregrine, 5 Raven, Greenfinch

Stockwood Open Space:
1 Buzzard, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Swift, 4 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 5 Whitethroat, 4 Song Thrush, 2 Bullfinch

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Hanham:
4 Peregrine (3 young)

Almondsbury:
Fledgling Blue and Coal Tits (Vera Carpenter)
Typical scene at many garden feeders at present 




Severn Bridge:
1 Red Kite

NORTH SOMERSET:


24-6-17 Yellowhammer at Pill (Paul Milo)
Pill:
male Yellowhammer

Portishead, Battery Point:
Pied Wagtail, Rock Pipit


24-6-17 Rock Pipit at Battery Point (Jason Williams)
Weston-super-Mare, Quarry:
2 Peregrine

Bleadon:
2 Shelduck, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Stoat and kits

BELOW M4 & BANES

Bath:
24-6-17 Jay in Bath (NSL birding)
Compton Dando:
just 1 House Martin nest showing young today, farmer reports much less activity this year over 2016

RESERVOIRS:

Barrow Tanks:
1 Greylag Goose, 4 Great Crested Grebe, Sand Martin, 3 Grey Wagtail

24-6-17 Common Sandpiper at Blagdon Lake (Mrs Trellis)
Blagdon Lake:
1 Common Sandpiper, 100 Swift

Litton Reservoir:
18 Tufted Duck +1 brood, 5 Little Grebe +1 juv, 3 Great Crested Grebe + 3 juv, 10 LBB Gull (unusual here), 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Grey Wagtail


Reports: Vera Carpenter, Teresa Chard, Robert Hargreaves, Bill Hewitt, Nigel Kempson, Lisegirl, Paul Milsom, Mrs Trellis, Jason Williams, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirdingopsbirdingsevernsidebirds