Wednesday, 9 August 2017

9th August '17 Wednesday

Foul, wet morning, brighter in the afternoon, dark clouds at tea time.

Nothing special today.


BRISTOL
Finzell's Reach
2 Peregrine (in the rain this morning, food delivery to juv)

Stockwood Open Space:
4 Buzzard, 5 Long-tailed Tit, 2 Magpie, 3 Wood Pigeon (Coots field)


SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Severn Beach:
Bullfinch (juv in garden)

Garden Bullfinch (Rod Holbrook)
Chipping Sodbury Common:
2 Whinchat, 1 Redstart, 1 Whitethroat

NORTH SOMERSET:

Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve:
North Pools: 20 Mute Swans, 16 Canada Geese, 15+ House Martins, 6+ Little Grebe, 4 Swifts,
2 Cormorants, 1 Oystercatcher
Hedgerow: Flock of Goldfinches
Salt Marsh - Curlew, flock of Starlings

Portishead:
7 Swifts

Weston-Super-Mare:
Peregrine (flyover Hutton Moor Leisure Centre)

Burnham-on-Sea:
Peregrine (on the beach)


BELOW M4 & BANES

Keynsham:
2 Mute Swan, 11 Long-tailed Tit,

Compton Dando:
3 House Martin nests still active, 26 House Sparrow

 
RESERVOIRS:

Barrow Tanks:
1 Greylag Goose, 5 Swift (No 3)

Blagdon Lake:
404 Canada Goose, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 20 House Martin,
3 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Treecreeper

Chew Valley Lake:

Dam:
Egyptian Goose
Egyptian Goose (Martin Tayler)
Village:
Common Sandpiper

Common Sandpiper (Bob Brewer)
Heron's Green:
1 Great White Egret, Little Grebe

Little Grebe (Martin Tayler)
Herriott's End:
2 Great White Egret, 1 Garganey, 1 Yellow-legged Gull (adult) 1 Black-tailed Godwit
5 Dunlin, 2 Swift
Great White Egrets (Bob Brewer)


Reports: John Rickard, David Newton, Larry Sweetland, Bob Brewer, Carl Bovis, Teresa Chard, Steve Hale, Rod Holbrook, Alastair Fraser, Martin Tayler, George Rabin, Vic Polley, blagdonlakebirds,  CVRSnslbirding,  opsbirding,  severnsidebirds