Tuesday, 23 July 2019

23-07-2019 Tuesday - Barn Owl - still a few Swift around the area

Temp 16 to 33 ℃. Hot and Hot - slight breeze - thunder promised - we'll see!

Barn Owl
Great White Egret
Whimbrel
Marsh Harrier
Yellow-legged Gull
Red Kite

BRISTOL

Bishop Rd to Horfield Common:
4 Herring Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 11 Woodpigeon, 4 Collared Dove, 17 Swift, 6 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 6 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 Wren, 3 Starling, 4 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 25 House Sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 4 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch

Redland - Garden:
4 Swift - seen above, 2 Jay - ad and juv, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Nuthatch - long visit to the feeder,  1 Blackbird (m), 6 House Sparrow

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

23-07-2019 Green Woodpecker Horton Hill Millennium Folly (Keith Williams)
Little Sodbury - BOC Tuesday walk:
1 Little Grebe, 4 Buzzard, 1 Moorhen, 2 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 12 Woodpigeon, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5 Green Woodpecker, 2 Kestrel, 2 Jay, 2 Magpie, 15 Jackdaw, 3 Rook, 6 Carrion Crow, 4 Raven, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 5 Blue Tit, 4 Great Tit, 4 Swallow, 8 House Martin, 6 Long-tailed Tit, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 3 Goldcrest, 1 Wren, 3 Nuthatch, 1 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 3 House Sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 2 Linnet, 4 Goldfinch, 3 Yellowhammer

NORTH SOMERSET

Ham Green:
1 Green Woodpecker - juv

Portishead - Kilkenny Place:
8 Swift - over, 6 Long-tailed Tit - on the balcony feeder

Bristol Airport:
Small numbers of Sand Martin and Swallow passing through.

Weston-Super-Mare - St Georges:
40+ Swift still flying over,,

BELOW M4 & BANES

Bath - Lower Weston:
4 Raven - flying north - probably a small family party

Bishop Sutton:
3 Collared Dove

RESERVOIRS

23-07-2019 Green Sandpiper CVL H Green wall (Ian Stapp)
Chew Valley Lake
239 Canada Goose, 77 Mute Swan, 1 Black Swan, 6 Grey Heron,  Little Egret, 1 Red Kite - over Knowle Hill, 6 Buzzard, 1 Whimbrel - flew over to SW - mid morning, 11 Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Swift, 1 Kestrel - juv, 1 Peregrine, 20+ House Martin, 20+ Swallow, 4 House Sparrow, 12 Pied Wagtail, 5 Reed Bunting

Villice:
Marsh Harrier - juv

23-07-2019 Dunlin CVL H Green wall (Ian Stapp)
Heron's Green:
2 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Lapwing, 1 Dunlin, 1 Yellow-legged Gull - 3rd yr, 2 Sedge Warbler

Moreton:
1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Redshank - calling, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Goldfinch, 2 Bullfinch

23-07-2019 Great White Egret CVL Herriott's Pool (Ian Stapp)
Herriott's inc Pool:
1 Shelduck, 3 Great White Egret, 1 Whimbrel,  5 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 9 Jackdaw, 1 Grey Wagtail

Reports: Derek Angell, Nancy Barrett, John Budd, Andy Davis, John Griffiths, Nick Hawkridge, Adrian Hockey, Paul Milsom, Dee Pope, Ian Stapp, Keith Vinicombe, Keith Williams

Monday, 22 July 2019

22-07-19 Monday - Common Tern

Misty, moisty, grey and spitty, but warm with a light breeze.

Great White Egrets
Yellow-legged Gull
Common Tern

Gulls and Shelducks at Herriotts Bridge, Chew (George Stacey)
BRISTOL

Marlborough Street, BS5:
The "Italian Sparrow" visited a garden in Marlborough Street today, 200 m. from its usual hangout at Huyton Road.

Stockwood:
pair of Ravens amongst the circling Swifts.

Little Stoke:
14 Swift over Oak Close at 4.20 pm.

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE & NORTH SOMERSET

no reports.

BELOW M4 & BANES

Bath - Oldfield Park:
c 140 mixed LBB Gull and Herring Gull feeding on flying ants, 18 Swift, 20 House Sparrow.

RESERVOIRS

Common Tern at Herriotts Bridge today (Ian Stapp)
Chew Valley Lake
242 Canada Goose, 68 Mute Swan, 5 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 1 juv. Marsh Harrier, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Buzzard, 9 GBB Gull, 8 Swift, 14 Pied Wagtail, 4 Goldfinch, 12+ Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch, 5 Reed Bunting.

Redshank amongst Black-headed Gulls on the Herons Green wall (Ian Stapp)
Heron's Green:
2 Little Grebe, 1 Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, 1 Yellow-legged Gull.  2 Sedge Warbler.

A Common Sandpiper at Herons Green (George Stacey)
Moreton:
3 GS Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Blackcap.

Herriott's inc Pool:
8 Shelduck (4 ad., 4 juv.), 3 Great White Egret, 1 Dunlin (summer plumage), 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Tern, 1 Kingfisher, 7 Jackdaw, 1 Grey Wagtail.

Reports: Adrian Adams, Bryan Cook, Andy Davis, Larry Sweetland, George Stacey, Ian Stapp, Bri Thompson, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG

Sunday, 21 July 2019

21-07-19 Sunday - Little Ringed Plover

Temperatures 15 - 23°C. Largely overcast and a bit muggy - rain never far away

Little Ringed Plover

BRISTOL


21-07-19 Peregrines, Finzels Reach, Bristol (Richard Scantlebury)
Finzels Reach:
1 Cormorant, 1 BH Gull, 1 2nd summer GB Gull, Herring Gull, LB Gull, 1 Collared Dove, 2 adult + 1 juvenile Peregrine, Magpie, Carrion Crow, Starling

Redland:
Garden - 1 Nuthatch, attracted by peanuts - 3rd visit in past fortnight

Fishponds Road:
1 Raven over this evening

Withywood:
Garden - 5 Swift, 2 Jay on the nut feeders

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE


21-07-19 juv Kestrel, Northwick Warth (Rob Hargreaves)
Northwick Warth:
1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 2 Oystercatcher, 10+ Lapwing, 3 juv Little Ringed Plover, 66 Dunlin (per Chris Stone), 2 Whimbrel, 20+ Curlew, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Turnstone, 63 Dunlin, 123 Redshank (per Chris Stone),  2 Kestrel, 50 Linnet

21-07-19 Dunlin and Turnstone, Northwick Warth (Rob Hargreaves
NORTH SOMERSET

21-07-19 Dunlin, Clevedon - Yeo (Jason Williams)
Clevedon-Yeo:
10 Mute Swan, 16 adults plus broods of 15 (lost another one!), 10 and 5 Shelduck, 5 Cormorant, 6 Little Egret, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Kestrel, 7 Coot, 8 (+1 juv, Yeo Est) Oystercatcher, 12 Ringed Plover, 245 Curlew, 4 Whimbrel, 135 Dunlin, 15 Black-tailed Godwit,  25 Redshank, 800 Black Headed Gull, 1 Peregrine, 7 Raven, 8 Skylark, 90 Swallow, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 5 (+2 juv) Reed Warbler, 7 Pied Wagtail, 10 Meadow Pipit, 1 Rock Pipit, 10 Greenfinch, 50 Goldfinch, 10 Linnet, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Reed Bunting


21-07-19 Whimbrel, Clevedon-Yeo (Jason Williams)

Bleadon Levels:
1 Pochard, 1 Little Egret

At Bleadon Cross Sluice / River Axe: 1 Great Crested Grebe

BELOW M4 & BANES




Marshfield - BOC evening meeting 20-07-19:
5 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Pheasant, 1 Herring Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, 4 Swift, many Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, many Skylark, 3 Swallow, 4 House Martin, 60 Starling, 1 Blackbird, 5 House Sparrow, 5 Pied Wagtail, 2 Greenfinch, 5 Linnet, 2 Goldfinch, many Corn Bunting, many Yellowhammer [No Quail heard on Down Road]

20-07-19 Red-legged Partridge (above), Corn Bunting and Yellowhammer from BOC Evening Meeting at Marshfield  (Robin Martin)
Bath:
Twerton - 1 Grey Wagtail ( a surprise here)

RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Ringing Station:
Reed Warblers are happening. A nice selection through the generations today, from old-timers that have been to Africa and back and been through the breeding season multiple times, to young-uns just out of the nest and just about able to fly and still a bit wobbly on the reeds.


21-07-19 juvenile Green Woodpecker, Oldbury Power Station (Lisegirl)

Reports: Nancy Barrett, Anne Crowe, Neil Delaney, Ian Foster, Rob Hargreaves, Sue Kempson, Lisegirl, Robin Martin, Steve Sanins, Richard Scantlebury, Chris Stone, Jason Williams, CVRS

Saturday, 20 July 2019

20-07-19 Saturday - Manx Shearwater

Temperature 17 - 20.5 °C. Gusty, esp at the coast in the morning. Patches of  blue sky.

Manx Shearwater
Great White Egret
Quail
Red Kite
Avocet
Little Owl
Hobby
Corn Bunting

20-07-19 Manx Shearwater, Severn Beach (Paul Bowerman)
BRISTOL

No reports

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Oldbury Power Station:
A flock of 14 Black-tailed Godwit flew in to roost at yacht club over HT, and 3 Common Sandpiper (2 at Oldbury Pill, other on Tidal Res.)

Pillhead Gout - 40 Canada Goose,1 Lapwing, 1 Whimbrel, 144 Curlew, 15 Black tailed Godwit, 6 Dunlin, 5 Redshank, 300 Black headed Gull

Severn Beach:
100+ Manx Shearwater

NORTH SOMERSET

Clevedon:

20-07-2019 Little Egret Cl-Y (Pete Milsom)
Coast:
3 Little Egret.

Ladye Bay:
31 Manx Shearwater upriver at 9.20am, 143 back south again by 10.40 am

BELOW M4 & BANES


20-07-19 Red Kite, Shire Lane, Marshfield (Pete Coslett)

Marshfield:

Down Rd to Northfield Lane - 2 Red-legged Partridge, 1 Buzzard, 3 Stock Dove, 7 Swift, 1 Hobby, 160 Corvid, 6 Skylark, 6 House Martin, 35 House Sparrow, 60 Linnet, 12 Corn Bunting, 6 Yellowhammer
Down Rd/Downthorns Farm  - 7 Red-legged Partridge,1 Quail, 2 Buzzard, 30 Stock Dove,Little Owl, 20 Swift over the farm, Sky Lark,Corn Bunting
Shire Lane/Shire Valley- 2 Grey Heron, 3 Buzzard, 4 Red Kite following tractor, 10 Swift, 5 Raven


20-07-19 Bullfinch, Lansdown (Rob Hargreaves)
Bath:
Lansdown Fire and Rescue - 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 m Bullfinch

RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake


20-07-19 Black-tailed Godwit, Herriott's, CVL (Tony Bridges)
20-07-19 Avocet, Herriott's, CVL (Tony Bridges)
Herriott's, inc Pool:
80+ Mute Swan (lakeside), 2 Great White  Egret, 21 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Avocet, lots House Martin

20-07-19 Black Swan, Herriott's, CVL (Tony Bridges)

Reports: Paul Bowerman, Tony Bridges, Peter Coslett,  John Griffiths, Robert Hargreaves, Simon Isgar, Andy Middleton, Pete Milsom, Howard Taffs,  opsbirding

Friday, 19 July 2019

19-07-19 Friday - Great White Egret

Temp 15 to 20 ℃. Cool, wet, 16mm of rain, the sun tried to come through but failed, East wind

19-7-2019 Starlings in the rain, New Passage (Rosemary Setter)

Great White Egret
Avocet
Black-tailed Godwit
Common Tern


BRISTOL


19-7-2019 Coal Tit, St Anne's (Gill Sapsed)
St Anne's
'It's raining Tits here, Coal, Blue, Great (mostly juveniles), around 30 birds in the last 2 hours'.

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

19-7-19 Great White Egret, Northwick Warth (Paul Bowerman)
Rare here, only a dozen or so records since Sept 2013
Three is the highest count
Northwick Warth:
3 Great White Egret, 140 Curlew, 1st returning Turnstone, 82 Dunlin, 110 Redshank

NORTH SOMERSET

Worle garden:
8 Blackbird, 2 juv Robin, 21 House Sparrow

BELOW M4 & BANES

No reports

RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake:
Great White Egret (Herriott's pool), 3 Little Egret, 1 juv Avocet (HP), 1 Black-tailed Godwit (HP), 1 Common Tern, 50 Swift, 50 Sand Martin

Goldcrest in Mendips (George Stacey)
Reports: Paul Bowerman, Andy Davis, Dean Reeves, Gill Sapsed, Rosemary Setter, George Stacey

Thursday, 18 July 2019

18-07-19 Thursday - Spotted Redshank

Temp 16 to 23 ℃. Good Sunny day today again, still hot but with a bit of a breeze.

Marsh Harrier
Avocet
Whimbrel
Spotted Redshank
Yellow-legged Gull
Common Tern

Yellow Wagtail
Mediterranean Gull

BRISTOL

No reports.

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

18-07-2019 Med Gull - juv NP-NW - Wetlands (Paul Bowerman)
New Passage/Northwick/Pilning Wetlands
23 Canada Goose, 1 juv Mute Swan, 18 Little Grebe - 6 ad + juv, 1 Little Egret, 5 Little Ringed Plover - inc 4 juv, 1 Whimbrel, 60 + Curlew, 2 Black-tailed Godwit, 32 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 90+ Redshank, 1 Mediterranean Gull - juv, 3 Stock Dove, 1 Raven, 1 Cetti's Warbler - singing.

Severn Beach
6 Little Egret

NORTH SOMERSET

Clevedon-Yeo:
6 Canada Goose, 12 Mute Swan, 10 Shelduck +46 juvs, 60 Mallard, 2 Grey Heron, 8 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 1 m Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 2 Coot, 14 Oystercatcher, 4 Avocet, 6 Whimbrel, 110 Curlew, 65 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpiper, 155 Redshank, 1 ad Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 429 BH Gull, 20 Herring Gull, 60 LBB Gull, 1 Raven, 10 Swallow, 2 Rock Pipit, 20 Linnet.

Backwell Lake & West Nailsea:
8 Canada Goose (inc. 6 mature gosling), 17 Mute Swan (inc. 4 cygnets), Mallard, 2 Little Egret, Buzzard, 3 Moorhen, 4 BH Gull, LBB Gull, 2 Little Owl, Green Woodpecker, Jay, 4 Swallow, 2 Long-tailed Tit, Chiffchaff, Reed Warbler, Song Thrush, 2 Chaffinch, Greenfinch, 6 Goldfinch.

Worle:
3 Peregrine (including begging youngsters).

BELOW M4 & BANES

Newton-St-Loe:
6 Mute Swan, 15 Mallard, 1 Pheasant, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 1 Moorhen, 4 Coot, 1 Black-headed Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 6 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 6 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 15 Carrion Crow, 1 Coal Tit, 10 Blue Tit, 10 Great Tit, 25 Swallow, 15 House Martin, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 5 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Robin, 35 House Sparrow, 1 Greenfinch, 25 Goldfinch.

RESERVOIRS

Blagdon Lake:
2 Egyptian Geese, 1 Common Sandpiper.

18-07-19 Yellow-legged Gull, CVL Heron's Green (Ian Stapp)
Chew Valley Lake:
278 Canada Goose, 3 Greylag Goose (Stratford), 2 Shelduck (Herriott's pool), Tufted Duck (with ducklings Herriott's pool), 3 Little Grebe (2 HG pool 1 Stratford), 164 Great-crested Grebe, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret (Herriott's pool), 1 Sparrowhawk (Moreton), 1 Marsh Harrier, 4 Buzzard, 2 Avocet (Herriott's pool, inc. 1 juv.), 4 Lapwing (3 Herriott's pool 1 Stratford), 8 Green Sandpiper (7 Herriott's pool 1 HG), 7 GBB Gull, 2 Yellow-legged Gull (H Green & Herriott's pool), 1 Common Tern, 5 Collared Dove (Bishop Sutton), 100 Swift, 1 Kingfisher (Herriott's pool), 2 Great-spotted Woodpecker (Moreton), 1 Kestrel (Herriott's), 1 Hobby (H Green), 1 Peregrine (Stratford), 4 Jay, 300+ Sand Martin (Herriott's & HG), 30+ Swallow, 120+ House Martin, 3 Chiffchaff (Moreton to Stratford), 1 Song Thrush (Moreton), 7 House Sparrow (HG wall), 1 juv Yellow Wagtail (H Green), 35 Pied Wagtail (all HG wall), 30 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch (HG), 5 Reed Bunting

18-07-19 Common Tern, CVL Herriott's Pool (Ian Stapp)
Out of Area:
Goldcliff Reserve:
1 Glossy Ibis

Reports: Rich Andrews, Dru Brooke-Taylor, Chris Craig, Andy Davis, Rob Hargreaves, Robin Martin, Dean Reeves, Harvey Rose, Nigel Sluman, Ian Stapp. blagdonlakebirds Severnsidebirds Newton-St-Loe Birding

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

17-07-19 Wednesday - Redstart

Nice to start - clouding over later.

Redstart
Avocet
Mediterranean Gull
Hobby
Marsh Tit
Little Ringed Plover 

BRISTOL

Montpelier - Station:
1 Coal Tit - not common here.

17-07-2019 Blackbird and Robin Juv (Pat Richards)
Stoke Park:
5 Canada Goose, 55 Mallard, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 5 Moorhen, 4 Coot, 9 Woodpigeon,3 Swift, 2 Great Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 7 Magpie, 6 Jackdaw, 3 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 2 House Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap,1 Wren, 6 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 7 Robin, 2 Greenfinch, 5 Goldfinch.

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Filton Third Avenue:
c20 Swift - brief screaming party this morning

Northwick Warth - Pilning Wetlands:
3 Little Egret, 18 Lapwing, 5 Little Ringed Plover - inc 2 juv, 12 Curlew, 22 Dunlin, 1 Snipe 2 Green Sandpiper, 35 Redshank, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Stock, 4 Kestrel, 3 Raven, 1 Yellow Wagtail.

Hawkesbury, Monument Farm:
1 f Redstart

Chipping Sodbury Common:
3 Redstart - this morning

NORTH SOMERSET

Portishead - Merchant Sq:
3 Herring Gull chicks - fluttering a few feet in the air tonight, not controlled flight

17-07-2019 Avocet Cl-Yeo (Howard Taffs)
Clevedon-Yeo:
77 Shelduck - inc 36 juv, 5 Cormorant, 4 Grey Heron, 9 Little Egret, 4 Coot, 21 Oystercatcher, 1 Avocet - heading upriver, 1 Lapwing, 5 Whimbrel, 250 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 50 Dunlin, 60 Redshank, 4 Kestrel - inc 2 juv, 7 Raven, 8 Skylark, 60 Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff, 6 Reed Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 3 Pied Wagtail, 5 Meadow Pipit, 2 Bullfinch, 10 Greenfinch, 35 Goldfinch, 5 Reed Bunting (Blake’s Pools).

Backwell Lake:
8 Canada Goose including 6 gosling, 18 Mute Swan including 3+1 cygnets, 2 Gadwall, 85 Mallard, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 4 Moorhen, 6 Black-headed Gull, 2 Swift, 2 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Goldfinch

BELOW M4 & BANES

Bishop Sutton:
5 Collared Dove

RESERVOIRS

Blagdon Lake:
2 Egyptian Goose, Tufted Duck - numbers building, 2 Lapwing, 6 Common Sandpiper - to roost, Black-headed Gull - good number of juv, Jackdaw and Rook - many hundreds going over to roost.

Chew Valley Lake:

17-07-2019 Common Tern CVL - Herriott's pool (Ian Stapp)
Herriott's inc Pool:
1 Shelduck, 1 Tufted Duck with 8 ducklings, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 2 Lapwing, 3 Green Sandpiper, 5 Great Black-backed Gull - lake & pool, 1 Yellow-legged Gull - ad, 1 Common Tern - ad, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Kestrel (m), 1 Hobby, 1 Jay, 6 Jackdaw,  30+Swallow, 60+ House  Martin, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 4 Reed Bunting

17-07-2019 Yellow-legged Gull CVL - Herriott's pool (Ian Stapp)

Don't normally do publicity BUT this looks like fun - August, kids on hols - what's not to like!
BIRD SHOW -TOBACCO FACTORY

Reports: B Bear, John Clark,  Mark Coller, Robin Martin, Jean Oliver, Brian Piercey, Vic Polley, Lois Pryce, Pat Richards, Steve Sanins, Ian Stapp, Howard Taffs, Keith Vinicombe
 blagdonlakebirdsCVRSnslbirdingopsbirdingsevernsidebirdsTBOSG Wild Monty

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

16-07-19 Tuesday - Little Owl

Hot and Humid

Little Owl
Yellow-legged Gull
Red Kite


16-07-2019 Common Sandpiper CVL (Ian Stapp)

BRISTOL

Downs:
1 Peregrine, 2 Garden Warbler

City - Redcliff St:
5 Raven - in one group over the office this morning

Bishopston:
6 Swifts - screaming party this morning.

Eastville Park:
Italian Sparrow lookalike - still at Huyton Rd.

St George:
20 to 30 Swift - at 2 nesting sites.

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

16-07-2019 Sand Martin New Passage (Lisa Presland)
New Passage:
4 Swift, 6 Sand Martin, dozens of Swallow - landing on their normal perch at this time of year - good intel Lisa.

Pilning Wetlands:
3+ Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 14 Dunlin, 85+ Redshank, 2 Kestrel, 5 Raven, 

16-07-2019 Black-tailed Godwit Pilning Wetlands (Paul Bowerman)

Oldbury Power Station:
3 Dunlin, 9 Lapwing, 4 Redshank, 1 Kingfisher - caught a fish from the Pill, 14 Skylark, 1 Wheatear - juv

16-07-2019 Thrush - juv Almondsbury (Vera  Carpenter)
Almondsbury- garden:
Bit of help please - what's this?

Warmley - garden:
1 Buzzard, 4 Swift - high overhead, 3-4 Goldcrest -juv fledged today.

16-07-2019 Goldcrest Warmley (Pete Coslett)

NORTH SOMERSET

Walton Common and Coast Path - Clevedon - BOC Tuesday Walk.
1 Pheasant, 2 Buzzard, 2 Black-headed Gull, 7 Herring Gull, 16 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 5 Carrion Crow, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Blue Tit, 5 Great Tit, 9 Swallow, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Wren, 1 Nuthatch,
1 Treecreeper, 4 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Robin, 11 House Sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 3 Pied Wagtail, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch, 8 Greenfinch, 14 Goldfinch

Nailsea:
3 Little Owl

BELOW M4 & BANES

Keynsham:
5 Raven - 2 ad + 3 chicks - flying over.

16-07-2019 House Sparrow Twerton (Robert Hargreaves)
Bath - Twerton:
House Sparrow - not common in the blog masters garden!

Farrington Gurney:
1 Red Kite

Bishop Sutton:
5 Collared Dove

RESERVOIRS

Blagdon Lake:
1 Little Egret, 1 Common Sandpiper.

Chew Valley Lake
169 Great-crested Grebe, 4 Grey Heron, 4 Buzzard, 10 Lapwing, 9 Great Black-backed Gull, 3 Chiffchaff, 7 Reed Bunting,

Stratford:
10+ Reed Warbler - youngish looking birds

16-07-2019 Lapwing CVL (Ian Stapp)
Heron's Green:
2 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Yellow-legged Gull - 3rd year, 1 Hobby, 40+ House Martin, 12+ Swallow, 9 House Sparrow - feeding chicks, 19 Pied Wagtail, 2 Goldfinch,

Moreton:
1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Jay, 1 Blackcap, 1 Song Thrush

16-07-2019 Yellow-legged Gull CVL (Ian Stapp)
Herriott's inc Pool:
2 Shelduck, Tufted Duck - with 6 ducklings, 1 Little Egret, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Kestrel, 4 Sand Martin

Reports: Paul Bowerman, Vera Carpenter, Judy Copeland, Pete Coslett, Anne Crowe, Stephen Curtis and Carol Rushton,  Robert Hargreaves, Nick Hawkridge, Pete Hazelwood, Mike Meechem, Lisa Presland,  Marcus Smith, Ian Stapp, Larry Sweetland, Gwen Thomas, Jason Williams
blagdonlakebirdsCVRSnslbirdingopsbirdingsevernsidebirdsTBOSG