Saturday, 3 June 2017

3rd June '17 Saturday - Spoonbill

7:00 pm and still no emails - maybe it's too nice to come in and report!

Lovely day; a bit sultry early on, but fresher now in the westerly breeze



Party of 4 screaming Swift along the gardens at lunch time.


Oldbury Power Station:
3 newly fledged and one adult Coal Tit

New Passage/Northwick Warth:
03/06/2017 House Martin Pilning Wetlands (Brian Lancastle)
Pilning wetland:
First and only one, of the Tufted Ducklings, 1 Spoonbill (up until 11:15) 1 Snipe, 3 juv Raven, House Martin, and 1 female Stonechat.

Severn Beach:
Garden visitors today -  Bullfinch ♀ and Greenfinch ♂

03/06/2017 Bullfinch and Greenfinch (Rod Holbrook)


Now that's more like a Peregrine - rings all start with P then we have W X Y Z
03/06/2017 Peregrine Juv in Bath (BUPP)

Chew Valley Lake:

7 yr old Reed warbler ringed in 2010, retrapped this morning.
Typical life span 2yrs - oldest (from ringing data) 12 years 11 months 21 days.

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Somerset Levels:
Little Bittern still pleasing the crowd.
Cotswold Water Park Pit 85a:
Little Bittern (2nd)

Reports: John Martin, Brian Lancastle, Rod Holbrook, Nick Hawkridge, CVRS news,  blagdonlakebirds,  CVRSnslbirding,  opsbirding,  severnsidebirds,  TBOSG