Friday, 8 September 2017

8th Sept '17 Friday - Spotted Redshank

Rain in the morning, sunshine in the afternoon

Woodchat Shrike still at Chipping Sodbury
Spotted Redshank, Great White Egret and Water Rail at Chew.

8-9-17 Spotted Redshank at Heron's Green (Dave Hughes)


(3 Speckled Wood and a White) plus the usual Goldcrest and Robin at St. Mary's churchyard in Fishponds this sunny afternoon.


8-9-17 Peregrine lurking on the church spire at Holy Trinity (Richard Scantlebury)

Oldbury Power Station:
19+ Canada Goose, 3 Grey Wagtail, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 5+ Whinchat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Spotted Flycatcher, 2 Marsh Tit.

Severn Beach:
Garden feeder: juvenile Greenfinch. 
Foul weather @ Severn Beach this morning produced the 1st Black Tern of the year & 3 Manx Shearwaters. 

8-9-17 Juvenile Greenfinch from Rod Holbrook's garden hide in Severn Beach

New Passage/Northwick Warth:
Early wet & windy: 3 Yellow Wagtail, 2+ Sand Martin, Wheatear, Black-tailed Godwit flock, 
12+ Knot, Dunlin & Ringed Plover. 2 Spotted Flycatcher behind 1st sentry box at NW
Pilning high-tide this AM: 12 Knot, 1 Ruff, 1 Greenshank, 4 Yellow Wagtail,
approx 50 Black-tailed Godwit, approx 30 Ringed Plover.

Chipping Sodbury Common:
Juv. Woodchat Shrike showed well in a break in the rain at 11:45. Also Redstarts, Whinchat and Whitethroat

8-9-17 Whinchat on Chipping Sodbury Common (Jonny T)


Portbury Wharf:
Gannet, 3 Manx Shearwater

Pair of Peregrines interacting above Marine Parade Clevedon

no reports


Blagdon Lake:

Chew Valley Lake:

Heron's Green:
2 Spotted Redshank, 2 Water Rail, 3 Great White Egret and a Common Sandpiper. Hundreds of House Martins over the Lake forced down by the rain, also good numbers of Sand Martins and Swallows.  Hobby.

8-9-17 Great White Egret and lunch at Heron's Green (Dave Hughes)
Herriott's Bridge:
1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Lapwing, 3 Great White Egret. 2 Hobby & 3 Green Sandpiper.

Reports: Chris Craig, Ashley Davies, Rob Emery, Mike Jackson, Adrian Hockey, Rod Holbrook, Dave Hughes, 
Richard Scantlebury, Chris Stone, Jonny T, Brian Thompson, John Martin
 blagdonlakebirds,  CVRSnslbirding,  opsbirding,  severnsidebirds