Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Scaup, Common Scoter, Little Gull, Red Kite
Short-eared Owl, Merlin
|Chiffchaff 3ist Mar 2018 Eastville Park (Allan Chard)|
Fall of Chiffchaff - over 6 on the islands.
Stockwood Open Spaces:
2 Buzzard, 30 + Woodpigeon, 3 Jay, Blue and Great Tit pairing off, a calling Nutchatch, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Goldfinch.
Stoke Park - Hermitage and Barn woods:
6 Herring Gull, 14 Feral Pigeon, 16 Woodpigeon,3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 10 Jay, 6 Magpie, 15 Jackdaw, 10 Carrion Crow, 1 Marsh Tit, 26 Blue Tit, 10 Great Tit, 3 Long Tailed Tit, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Wren, 4 Nuthatch,7 Blackbird (5m 2f) , 2 Song Thrush (m), 7 Robin, 3 Dunnock and 1 Chaffinch.
Avening Green area:
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker
Oldbury Power Station: (combined report)
8 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Plover, 10 Curlew, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Turnstone and Dunlin at yacht club, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Green Woodpecker, I Peregrine, 1 Raven, 2 or 3 Chiffchaff singing half-heartedly and 1 Singing Blackcap by the station that brings the patch total to 100.
1 Ring-necked Parakeet - along Streamside walk again.
1 Merlin,1 Short-eared Owl
New Passage/Pilning wetland: (combined report)
15 Canada Goose, 2 Mute Swan, c.40 Shelduck, 8 Shoveler (pairs doing circular dance in water), 4 Gadwall, 15 Wigeon, 1 Teal, 12 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Moorhen, 13 Coot, 5 Lapwing, 10 Redshank, 1 Kestrel (on ground eating prey), 1 Swallow, 2 Chiffchaff, 7 Pied Wagtail, 11 Meadow Pipit.
|Nuthatch 31st Mar 2018 Ham Green (Paul Milsom)|
Treecreeper and Nuthatch from the flat window.
Little Gull - (ad wint), different bird from yesterday - no darkening of the hood yet, on this one.
Yatton - Stowey Rd
Barn Owl - quartering the fields at tea time
Clevedon-Yeo / Dowlais:
5 Shoveler, 3 Wheatear (m)
BELOW M4 & BANES
|Golden Plover 3ist Mar 2018 Marshfield. (Karle Burford)|
4 Red-legged Partridge, 25 Stock Dove, 50 Golden Plover (sum plum), 3 Raven, 30 Fieldfare, 3 Corn Bunting, 10 Yellowhammer.
2 Buzzard - trying to catch thermals, 2 Coal Tit - investigating nest box, 2 Great Tit - fighting.
Egyptian Goose, Common Sandpiper
Chew Valley Lake
|Hybrid Chileo Wigeon 3ist Mar 2018 CVL (Lee Gardiner)|
Hybrid Chileo Wigeon
1 Red Kite
4 Scaup (3f+1m) 2 Common Scoter (f&m) 2 Little Gull (1st wint),
OUT OF AREA
Slavonian Grebe still - early part of transitioning into sum plum. 1 Kittiwake (ad),
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