Saturday, 13 January 2018

13-1-18 Saturday - Siskin

Very dull day but not too cold, no rain

Today's blog has been done in the new order being adopted by the IOC, BOU and Birdtrack, but using current British names. Avon list under Information Sites

Black-necked Grebe
Cattle Egret
Red Kite 
Golden Plover, Jack Snipe
Short-eared Owl
Black Redstart
Water Pipit
Hawfinch, Siskin
Corn Bunting
13-1-18 Bullfinch 5, Marshfield (RH)
Pheasant and 2 Red-legged Partridge


Old Sneed Park Garden:
12 Fieldfare, 1 Mistle Thrush

Oldland, St Annes Churchyard:
Sparrowhawk, and 4 Hawfinch.


Oldbury Power Station:
Little Grebe, Peregrine, Raven, 1 m Black Redstart, Stonechat, Meadow Pipit, Bullfinch

13-1-18 Short-eared Owl v Kestrel, Aust (Adam Rawson)
Aust Warth:
1 Buzzard, 9 Jack Snipe, 6 Snipe, 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Kestrel, 2 Fieldfare, 6 Redwing

13-1-18 Chiffchaff, New Passage (John Martin)
New Passage:
1 Little Egret, 350 Lapwing, 1 Peregrine, 1 Raven, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 f Blackcap, Fieldfare, 3 Mistle Thrush, 1 Water Pipit, Greenfinch, Bullfinch,

13-1-18 Blackcap, Olveston (Caroline Gilbert)
Bald, going in and out of feeders?
Olveston gdn:
1 m Blackcap


Kenn Moor - YACWAG reserve:
50 Lapwing, 2 Jack Snipe, 30 Snipe


Wick Golden Valley LNR:
1 Red Kite over, Buzzard, Woodpigeon, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Wren, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Robin, Grey Wagtail

13-1-18 Siskin in Shire Valley (RH)
Marshfield, inc BOC Walk:
20 Red-legged Partridge, 6 Buzzard, 40 (15 Drifton Hill) Golden Plover, 150 Common Gull, 20 Stock Dove, 4 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, 2 Jay, 400 Corvid, 6 Raven, 1 Goldcrest, 20 flock Blackbird, 150 Fieldfare, 60 Redwing, 3 Stonechat, 2 Pied Wagtail, 20 Meadow Pipit, 20 Chaffinch, 8 Bullfinch, 100 Linnet, 50 Goldfinch, 25 Siskin, 36 Corn Bunting, 6 Yellowhammer

13-1-18 Corn Bunting, 12 of 25, Tormarton Road (RH)
Keynsham garden:
1 Collared Dove, 1 Magpie, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Dunnock, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 6 Goldfinch

13-1-18 Blackcap, Weston (Sean Whyte)
Becoming ground feeders
Bath, Weston garden:
5 2m/3f Blackcap
13-1-18 Hawfinch, Newton Park (Nigel Johnston)
Newton St Loe:

Chew Stoke STW:
5 Chiffchaff ringed

13-1-18 Long-tailed Duck, Barrow Tank No.1 (Ken Carruthers)
Barrow Tank No 1:
1 ad m Long-tailed Duck

Blagdon Lake:
Black-necked Grebe

Chew Valley Lake

Herons Green:
Cattle Egret

Reports: Rich Andrews, Ken Carruthers, John Croxton, Lee Gardiner, Caroline Gilbert, Patrick Haigh, Robert Hargreaves, Peter Hazelwood, Mike Jackson, Nigel Johnston, Sue Kempson, John Martin, Aravind Ramesh, Adam Rawson, Holly Richards, Trevor Riddle, Paul Robinson, Matt Scott, Tony Scott, Mark Steer, Sean White, Blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, NSL-Birding, Opsbirding, Severnsidebirds, TalkingtoBears, TBOSG