Monday, 25 September 2017

25th September '17 Monday - Brent Geese

Mostly wet and misty with some brighter spells.  Still fairly warm and not much wind.

Brent Geese
Avocet and Spotted Redshank
Osprey, Bar-tailed Godwit, Yellow-legged GullOystercatchers and Black Terns

Osprey seen fishing and loafing around Chew today (Ian Stapp)

Windmill Hill:
Ring-necked Parakeet (at Windmill Hill City Farm, near Whitehouse Lane)


Oldbury Power Station:
Yacht Club:  3 Brent Goose (flew downriver), 1 Whinchat
Lagoon 2:  Whitethroat
Building roofs:  1 Yellow Wagtail, c.10 Pied Wagtail

Little Stints at Pilning Wetland (Paul Bowerman)
Pilning wetland:
1 Hobby, 3 Avocet, 4 Ruff, 4 Little Stint, 5 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank

Chipping Sodbury Common:
Kestrel, Green Woodpecker, 1 Stonechat, 3 Wheatear, 2 Whinchat


Clevedon-Yeo (Cl-Y)
Single - Grey Heron, Curlew, Stonechat and Wheatear and a nice flock of ~100 Goldfinch

Sand Bay - Sand Point:
12 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Sparrowhawk, 150+ Swallows (flying east), 20+ Goldcrest, 10+ Chiffchaff, Blackcap, 3 Bullfinch

2 Swallows heading east this morning and c. 70 Swallows heading south-east in an hour this afternoon.  1 Raven


Only a Buzzard and 2 Wheateat, from the damp fields this evening


Blagdon Lake:
7 Little Egret, 5 Barnacle Goose, c.75 Wigeon, 7 Pintail, 17 Lapwing, 1 Ringed Plover, 21 GBB Gull, Siskins

Chew Valley Lake:
22+ Little Egret, 10+ Great White Egret, 100+ Wigeon, 40+ Swallow, 30+ House Martin.
3 Egyptian Goose, 3 G BB Gull

Bittern Trail:
4 Green Sandpiper, 5 Dunlin

6 G BB Gull
Third winter Yellow-legged Gull at Heron's Green (Ian Stapp)
Heron's Green:
7 Little Grebe, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 G BB Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Jay. 

1 Ringed Plover, 4 Little Stint, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 4 Jay, 2 Raven, 12 Long-tailed Tit. 

2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Cetti's Warbler.

Barwit at Herriotts Bridge lakeside (Ian Stapp)
Herriott's Bridge:
3 Ruff, 24 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 juv Spotted Redshank, 3 G BB Gull, 1 Common Gull, 2 Reed Bunting.

Reports: Rich Andrews, Derek Angell, Paul Bowerman, Patrick Hancock, Adrian Hockey, Liz Illingworth, Brian Lancastle, Duncan McLaughlin, David Poulton, Rob Purveur, George Stacey, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds