Sunday, 25 June 2017

25th June '17 Sunday - Peregrine Watch

Dull days with a little sun and rain, under par for temperature

Peregrines, Red Kite, Manx Shearwater and Green Sandpiper

25-6-17 Peregrine watch day at Finzel's Reach (Vera Carpenter)
Avon Gorge Peregrine Watch:
2 Peregrine

Cribbs Causeway, Berwick Lodge:
15 House Martin on nests

Finzel's Reach:
2 Peregrine, +1 juv

1 Red Kite - heading slowly North at 15:30 


4 Peregrine?

Pilning Wetland:
Tufted Duck brood, 2 broods Little Grebe, 1 Green Sandpiper (first of year), 70 BH Gull, 2+ Sand Martin

Severn Beach, 10.45-11.00:
80 Manx Shearwater


25-6-17 Jay & Great Spotted Woodpecker (David Gale)
Woodie beat the Jay off
Portishead, garden:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay

Portbury Wharf:
5 Tufted Duck, Oystercatcher, 20 Redshank, c100 hirundines

No birds of note in 30 minute channel view


25-6-17 Skylark at Marshfield (Brian Thompson)
Swallow, Skylark, Yellowhammer

Willsbridge Mill:
1 Buzzard, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Blackcap, 1 Song Thrush

25-6-17 Peregrine juveniles in Bath (Robert Hargreaves)
Bath Peregrine Watch:
7 Peregrine (m, f, 4 juvs, 1 teenager), 2 Sand Martin, House Sparrow, Pied Wagtail

25-6-17 Jay in Bath (NSL Birding)

Blagdon Lake 24th:
4 Pochard, Great Crested Grebe broods out, 1 Hobby, 8 Lapwing

Chew Valley Lake:
5 Little Egrets at Herriott's. Plenty of swifts but little else. Quackers moving into autumn mode already
Iford Manor, just in Wilts:
1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 1 Hobby,  1 Kingfisher, 4 (2 juv) Grey Wagtail

Reports: Rich Andrews, Paul Bowerman, Vera Carpenter, Teresa Chard, Nigel Coldicott, David Gale, Robert Hargreaves, Jeremy Hinton, John Martin, Brian Thompson, Jason Williams, blagdonlakebirdsnslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds