Friday, 9 June 2017

9th June '17 Friday - Manx Shearwater

Not a bad day today, wet at times, sunny at other times

Quail, Manx Shearwater, Great White Egret, Red Kite, Hobby, Arctic Skua, Barn Owl




9-6-17 Manx Shearwater at Severn Beach (Paul Bowerman)
Video link at half speed
Severn Beach:
30+ Manx Shearwater, 2 Arctic Skua, dark and pale morph

Chipping Sodbury Common:
1 Grey Heron, 1 Red Kite, 1 Barn Owl


9-6-17 Hobby at Nailsea (Chris James)
1 Hobby

Wemberham Lane, 12.00:
Red Kite, probably yesterday's bird


Quail calling Down Road
9-6-17 Peregrines at St John's, Bath (BUPP)
Bath, St John's:
Only PW and PY in the nest box now. PX is with @ICBPNewent for a spell of R&R and PZ is roof hopping

9-6-17 Jay at Newton St Loe (NSL birding)
Newton St Loe:
2 Jay, 10+ Blue Tit, 5+Great Tit, 10+ Goldfinch, 5 Bullfinch, lots of fledglings visiting toda


Blagdon Lake, 8-6-17:
2 Gadwall, 2 Pochard, 1 Great White Egret, 1 Water Rail, 1 Cuckoo, 1 Spotted Flycatcher

9-6-17 House Martins at Herons Green (Ian Stapp)
Chew Valley Lake:
300 Swift, Warblers not showing so much (Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Garden Warbler etc)

Bittern Trail:
1 very vocal Cuckoo, 3 Garden Warbler

1 Great White Egret (flew into Villice), a few Swifts, Great Spotted Woodpecker (juv), 100+ Swallow and House Martin

Herons Green:
1 Buzzard, 150 Swift, 100+ House Martin

9-6-17 Reed Bunting at  Moreton (Ian Stapp)
2 Buzzard, 1 Hobby, 2 GBB Gull, 2 Jay, 1 Raven, 12+ Long-tailed Tit, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting

Herriott's Bridge:
10 Shelduck, 2 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Hobby, 2 GBB Gull, Swifts, 200+ Swallow and House Martin, 1 Cetti's Warbler

Hoopoe still at Cranham this afternoon

Bristol Festival of Nature this weekend by the Harbourside

Out of UK in Australia, Queensland

Reports: Paul Bowerman, Rob Emery, Chris James, Darren Pearce, David Poulton, Trevor Riddle, Ian Stapp, Wayne Tucker, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG