Thursday, 9 August 2018

09-08-2018 Thursday - - birds are on the move

Cooler at least - but still a nice day

Whinchat, Wheatear, Tree Pipit 
Barn Owl, Swift, Willow Warbler
Great White Egret
Great White Egret 09-08-18 Herriotts Pool (Ian Stapp)
BRISTOL

Eastville Park:
1 Kingfisher, 2 Green Woodpecker (j)

Green Woodpecker 9th Aug 2018 Eastville Park (Allan Chard)

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE


Oldbury Power Station:
1 Willow Warbler, 6 Reed Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 5 Lesser Whitethroat, 13+ Whitethroat, 1 Whinchat (jetty), 1 Wheatear, 1 Treecreeper, and a calling Tree Pipit.


Lesser Whitethroat and Redstart 09th Aug 2018 New Passage (Lisa Presland)

New Passage/Northwick:
1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 2 Raven, Loads of Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Redstart ♂, 1 Greenfinch

Ruff 9th Aug 2018 NP-NW-PW (Paul Bowerman)

Pilning wetland:
10 Little Egret, 40 Lapwing, 80 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff - still on the first pool, 20 Dunlin, 180 Redshank, 4 Stock Dove,

Severn Beach - pm high tide:
73 Ringed Plover, 3 Sanderling, 100 Dunlin.

Emerson's Green -Park
1 'Polish' Mute Swan - it's the only one there apparently.


BELOW M4 & BANES


Little Owl 9th Aug 2018 Marshfield (Peter Coslett)

Marshfield:
4 Little Owl - inc 3 juv, 5 flock Mistle Thrush, 18 flock on wires Corn Bunting

Newton St Loe:
9 Mute Swan, 20 Mallard, 1 Pheasant, 4 Grey Heron, 6 Buzzard, 2 Black-headed Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 160 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Swift, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 5 Magpie, 35 Jackdaw, 15 Rook, 25 Carrion Crow, 1 Coal Tit, 10+ Blue Tit, 10+ Great Tit, 15 Swallow, 20 House Martin, 10 Long-tailed Tit,
1 Willow Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 8 Wren, 1 Nuthatch, 5 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 6 Mistle Thrush, 5 Robin, 10 House Sparrow, 2 Grey Wagtail, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch, 20+ Goldfinch.

RESERVOIRS

Blagdon Lake:
4 Little Egret, 3 Ringed Plover, 17 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Green Sandpiper, and a Peregrine.


Chew Valley Lake
1 Shelduck,  44 G-C Grebe, 4 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 18 Lapwing, 2 Common Sand, 13 G BB Gull, 5 Stock Dove, 2 Swift, 2 Kingfisher,  1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel
2 Hobby, 12 Jackdaw 4 Sand Martin 12+ House Martin, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff , 11 House Sparrows,  2 Reed Bunting

Dam:
1 Common Gull,

Heron's Green:
12 Little Grebe, 2 Raven, 13 Pied Wagtail.

Marsh Harrier 09-08-18  CVL Moreton (Ian Stapp)
Moreton:
2 Marsh Harrier, 6 Goldfinch.

Herriott's Bridge:
12 Black-tailed Godwit, 4 Dunlin, 5 Green Sandpiper, 1 Yellow-legged Gull,

Herriott's Pool:
3 Great White Egret,

Chelwood Village:
20+ Swift

West Harptree:
5 Swallow,

Reports: Allan Chard, Pete Coslett, Mark Hallett, Robert Hargreaves, Mark Hynam, Brian Lancastle, Lisa Presland, Ian Stapp, BUPP, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG