Two, possibly 3 Spoonbill and a Spotted Redshank
Out of area but close at Slimbridge - for the second day. Pectoral Sandpiper.
Such an unusual bird - out of area (Taunton).
|Albino Robin 27/07/2017 somewhere nr Taunton.|
3 Peregrine, 2 juv and the female (nearly sure, but no bins to confirm)
Oldbury Power Station:
13 Canada Goose, 2 Ringed Plover, a Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Dunlin, even more Chiffchaff than of late, one Lesser Whitethroat, and 2 Redstart inc one juv,
Nice ringing session today. Seventy Two birds caught, with the species as below.
Great Spotted Woodpecker, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Cetti's Warbler, Long-tailed Tit, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Reed Warbler, Wren, Blackbird, Robin, Dunnock, Greenfinch.
New Passage/Northwick Warth:
74 Canada Goose, an Egyptian Goose, 2 Little Egret, 30 Lapwing, 2 Ringed Plover, a Whimbrel, 45 Curlew, 6 Turnstone, 15 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper, 30 Redshank, 3 Swift, and 2 Yellow Wagtail.
3 recently fledged Whitethroat and a new Wheatear the highlight of an morning visit.
|Sparrowhawk 27th July 2017 Severn Beach Rod Holbrook|
But the Greenfinch and Bullfinch escaped.
|Bullfinch 27th July 2017 Severn Beach Rod Holbrook|
14 Mute Swan, 30 ad & juv Shelduck, 50+ Mallard, 22 Little Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Spoonbill, 26 Oystercatcher, 2 Ringed Plover, 3 Whimbrel - pos 5 more but too quick to call, 140+ Curlew, 8 Black-tailed Godwit, Turnstone, 2 ad Knot, 40 Dunlin, 6 Common Sandpiper, a Spotted Redshank, 180 Redshank, 300+ Black-headed Gull, 1 Kestrel, 40+ Swallow, a 'was it or wasn't it' a Grasshopper Warbler, Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail, 20+ Pied Wagtail.
2 Little Egret at Hellfire Corner and a mystery raptor that is having its identity scrutinised.
Chew Vaalley Lake:
188 Canada Goose, 2 Marsh Harrier, Buzzard the 'white' one, Whimbrel, Redshank, and the 2nd sum Yellow-legged Gull.
Marsh Harrier, Green Sandpiper, 4 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Jay, 20+ Sand Martin, 12+ House Martin and lots and lots of Reed Warbler
|Green Sandpiper 27th July 2017 CVL George Stacey|
68 Canada Goose, the juv Shelduck, Garganey, Little Egret, another Marsh Harrier, 3 Lapwing, Common Tern, juv Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, 40+ Swift, 50 Martins mostly Sand, 15+ Swallow, and Cetti’s Warbler.
Reports: Dereck Angell, Rob Emery, Rod Holbrook, Mike King, Harvey Rose, George Stacey, Ian Stapp, Jason Williams, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds