Chew had all the goodies today - Garganey, Great White Egrets, Marsh Harrier, Yellow-legged Gull
|Dipper on the River Frome (Allan Chard)|
Kingfisher, Dipper, Grey Wagtail.
|Glad of the feeders even in August - Nuthatch in Vera Carpenter's garden|
|Ringed Plovers, adult and juv, at New Passage ('Lisegirl')|
|Turnstone losing its summer finery at New Passage ('Lisegirl')|
76 Ringed Plover, 30 Dunlin, 40 + Turnstone.
|A variety of Yellow Wagtail plumages are on view at Pilning Wetland (John Martin)|
2 Little Egret, 28 Teal, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 115 Black-tailed Godwit, 70 Redshank, 4 Swift, mixed hirundines – mostly Sand Martin, 15+ Yellow Wagtail.
9-10 Spotted Flycatcher in two families.
|Lovely portrait of a Mandarin in Yate (Mark Coller)|
Mandarin Duck, Green Sandpiper, Kingfisher in Kingsgate Park.
f. Peregrine heading out to Flat Holm. 3+ Swift.
BELOW M4 & BANES
3 Red-legged Partridge (Down Road).
1 Dipper, 8 LT Tit, 3+ Treecreeper.
At the American Museum yesterday, a random eagle with a white tail in the top of a tall pine. Has anyone lost one, or has anyone else seen it?
Newton St Loe:
1 Little Egret, 30 Swallow, 20 House Martin, 4+ Goldcrest, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 50 House Sparrow, 2 Bullfinch.
200 Swallow - gathering on the wires now.
|Common Sandpiper on the Dam at Chew (Ian Stapp)|
4 Common Sandpiper.
2 Ringed Plover.
5 G BB Gull, 2 Green Woodpecker, 20+ hirundine.
15 Little Grebe, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 G BB Gull.
2 Little Egret, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Goldcrest, 12+ LTTit, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Jay, 1 Raven.
|Two of the Great White Egrets on Herriotts Pool today (Ian Stapp)|
1 Garganey, 4 Great White Egret, 3 Little Egret, 1 Marsh Harrier, 3 Lapwing, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshank, 9 Green Sandpiper, 10+ Swift, 1 Kingfisher, 40+ hirundine.
|Black-tailed Godwit at Chew (Bob Brewer)|
|Dancing Great White Egret at Chew (Bob Brewer)|
Reports: Vera Carpenter, Teresa Chard, Mark Coller, David Gibbs, Martin Hunt, 'Lisegirl', John Martin, David Poulton, Rob Purveur, Richard Scantlebury, Ian Stapp, Roger White, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds