Saturday, 14 April 2018

14-4-18 Saturday - Warblers

Temp 7 to 13℃. Still dull, not cold, not windy, still thousands of lake flies everywhere.

Brent Geese
Osprey
Whimbrel
Cuckoo
Merlin
Ring Ouzel
Pied Flycatcher
White Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail
Tree Pipit 
Redstart
Wood Warbler
Sedge Warbler
Grasshopper Warbler
Lesser Whitethroat, Whitethroat

14-4-18 Great Spotted Woodpecker
 St Anne's (Gill Sapsed)
BRISTOL

Badock's Wood
3 Willow Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 13 Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Redwing

St Anne's:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker

Withywood:
Pair Raven honking, 1 m Blackcap, 1 m Chaffinch

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Oldbury Power Station:
4 Brent Geese, 1 Tern species, 3 Grasshopper Warbler (Lagoon 3), 1 Lesser Whitethroat (Lagoon 1), 1 f Pied Flycatcher (Lagoon 3)

14-4-18 White Wagtails, Whitethroats, Little Ringed Plovers - New Passage (John Martin)
New Passage/Northwick Warth to Aust:
17 Wigeon, 2 Pintail, 2 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Buzzard, 15 Coot and one baby, 25 Oystercatcher, 5 Lapwing, 20 Ringed Plover, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 36 Turnstone, 29 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpiper, 125 Redshank, 1 Greenshank, Sand Martin, Swallow, 9 House Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Wood Warbler, 10 Blackcap, Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear, Yellow Wagtail, 6 White Wagtail5 Pied Wagtail, 3 Meadow Pipit, 1 Water Pipit, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Siskin

Yate, Kingsgate Park:
2 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Raven, 20 Willow Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 1 Nuthatch

Chipping Sodbury Common:
1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Wheatear

NORTH SOMERSET

Portbury Docks:
Lesser Whitethroat singing

14-4-18 Pink Foot/Lesser White-fronted Goose?
Backwell Lake (Mike Thomas)
Backwell Lake:
17 Mute Swan (four sitting on nests), 1 Pink Foot/Lesser White-fronted Goose?, 4 Common Sandpiper

Clevedon, Dowlais:
Osprey
14-4-18 Whimbrel, Middle Hope (Lee Gardiner)
Sand Point and Bay:
4 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank, 1 Peregrine, 5 Sand Martin, 25 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 30 Chiffchaff, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 30 Blackcap, 1 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Redstart, 9 Wheatear, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail, 3 Tree Pipit, 2 Redpoll, 4 Siskin, 1 Corn Bunting east at 12:50

Worlebury Hill Road & Golf Course:
2 Buzzard, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Greenfinch

Weston Old Town Quarry:
1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine

BELOW M4 & BANES

Willsbridge:

6 House Martin, 1 m Redstart (end Bagworth Drive up to Hanham Hills)

Bath:
2 Willow Warbler, numerous Chiffchaff and Blackcap

RESERVOIRS

Barrow Tanks:
7 Shoveler, 9 Teal, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 5 Common Sandpiper,  1  GBB Gull, 1 imm/f Merlin, 27 Sand Martin (already using holes), 4 Swallow, 6 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 10 Blackcap, 1 m Redstart, 1 Wheatear

Blagdon Lake:
2 Shelducks,  2 Great White Egrets, 2 Snipe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Cuckoo, 42 Wrens, 8 Willow Warblers, 15 Chiffchaffs, 1 Reed Warbler, 22 Blackcaps 

Chew Valley Lake:
1 Scaup (Stratford), 1 Green Sandpiper

14-4-18 Whitethroat, Sparrowhawk, Sedge Warbler, CVRS (Chris Craig)
CVRS:
1 juv m Sparrowhawk, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Whitethroat

Reports: Terry Bond, Paul Chapman, Chris Craig, Chris@avglochris, Neil Delaney, Lee Gardiner, David Gibbs, Gingerbirder, Paul Gregory, Rob Hargreaves, Peter Hazelwood, Matt Hobbs, David Hughes, Mike Jackson, Robert Kelsh, Sue Kempson, Craig Lewis, Glen Maddison, Paul Marshall, John Martin, Nigel Milbourne, Mark Parsons, Matt Plenty, George Rabin, Aravind Ramesh, Dean Reeves, Gill Sapsed, Mike Thomas, Gary Thorburn, Dan White, Gordon Youdale, blagdonlakebirds, BUPP, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding,severnsidebirds, TBOSG