Hobby, Little Owl
|Nice portrait of a Reed Bunting pair at Chew (Ian Stapp)|
|It's never there when I look! |
Little Owl at Portbury Wharf
Reed Warbler ringed in a garden near Battery Point - on its way to or from Portbury Wharf?
BELOW M4 & BANES
First post-breeding flock of c. 20 Long-tailed Tit, singing Coal Tit, nesting Blue Tit.
|Woodpigeon loafing in a garden, as many birders appear to be doing this week.|
Chew Valley Lake
9 Shelduck (+8 ducklings), 26 Gadwall, 5 Shoveler, 2 Pochard, 4 Buzzard, 2 Hobby, 5 G BB Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 12+ Swift, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Raven, 3 Jay, 4 Cetti's Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Garden Warbler, lots Reed Warbler, 3 Song Thrush, 4 Mistle Thrush, 1 Grey Wagtail, 12+House Sparrow, 5 Goldfinch, 7 Reed Bunting.
30+ hirundines around the villages,
65 Canada Goose, 1 Kingfisher.
Chimney Sweeper Moth - not a bird, but rather pretty so we'll make an exception!
|Chimney Sweeper Moth at Moreton (Ian Stapp)|
23 Canada Goose, 2 Little Egret,
Reports: Chris Clarke, Robert Hargreaves, David Howes, Ian Stapp, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG