Sunday, 16 December 2018

16-12-18 Sunday - Mandarin

Temp 4 to 9℃. Reasonable day but turning to heavy rain in the afternoon - 1/2 inch rain yesterday

Mandarin
Black-necked Grebe
Bittern, Cattle Egret
Merlin
Jack Snipe
Chiffchaff
Black Redstart
Corn Bunting

16-12-18 Jack Snipe at Stratford (David Hughes)
BRISTOL

Clifton:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Marsh Tit, 6 Long-tailed Tit

16-12-18 Goosander s at Eastville Park (Lee Gardiner)
Eastville Park:
Mallards, Goosander, Kingfisher, Black-headed Gulls

16-12-18 Robin in St Andrews Park (Jon Mortin)
St. Andrews Park:
1 Goldcrest, 6 Redwing, Robin

Stoke Bishop:
4 Blackcap back (2m, 2f), 5 Greenfinch

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Oldbury Power Station:
1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Water Rail, 6 Grey Plover, 1500-2000 Dunlin, 2 Snipe, 27 Redshank, 1 Merlin practising on the Dunlins, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Corn Bunting (OPS tick for AM & MP), 6 Yellowhammer, 25 Reed Bunting

New Passage/Northwick Warth:
70 Canada Goose, 2 Mute Swan, 9 Shelduck, 8 Shoveler, 16 Gadwall, 250 Wigeon, 7 Teal, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 15 Moorhen, 35 Coot, 120 Lapwing, 3 Curlew, 40 Black-tailed Godwit, 9 LT Tit, 1 Blackcap, 1 Song Thrush, 11 Pied Wagtail, 2 Meadow Pipit, 2 Chaffinch, 12 Goldfinch

NORTH SOMERSET

Nailsea, Backwell Lake:
3 Canada Geese, 20 Mute Swan, 1 Muscovy Duck, 8 Shoveller, 12 Gadwall, 45 Mallard, 2 Pochard, 6 Tufted Duck, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Cormorant, 4 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 115 BH Gull, 3 Herring Gull, 2 Raven,
Nearby Field: 3 Roe Deer
Flax Bourton: 5 Buzzard (in a field), 1 Kestrel, 8 Lapwing, 12 Fieldfare

16-12-18 Grey Plover by Channel View Farm (Brian Thompson)
Clevedon, Poets Walk:
20 Shoveler, 40 Wigeon, 5 Teal, 1 Pochard, 1 m Pheasant, 19 Lapwing, Grey Plover (CVF), 20 Rook, Redwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, 1 Black Redstart (Pier), 1 Dunnock, 10 Linnet, 5 Roe Deer

16-12-18 Black Redstart on Clevedon Pier (Brian Thompson)
BELOW M4 & BANES

16-12-18 Mandarin in Keynsham Park (Teresa Chard)
Keynsham:
1 Mandarin Duck, 5 Moorhen, 1 Treecreeper, 2 Mistle Thrush

Bath garden:
2 Jay, 4 Magpie, 20+ Tits inc Coal and LT, 2 Blackcap, 6 Blackbird and 2 Redwing showing winter is here

16-12-18 Robin at Newton St Loe (NSL-birding)
Newton St Loe:
19 Teal, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Raven, 2 Goldcrest, 4 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 4 Fieldfare, 50 Redwing, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Greenfinch, 5 Linnet

16-12-18 Long-tailed Tit (Bob Brewer)
Bishop Sutton:
Long-tailed Tits - large parties gone and now mostly in pairs

Paulton:
1 Buzzard, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 4 Goldcrest, 1 Treecreeper, 10 Blackbird, 30 Redwing, 2 Meadow Pipit
STW: 1 Grey Wagtail, 80 Pied Wagtail, 5 Meadow Pipit

RESERVOIRS

Blagdon Lake, 15th:
1 Egyptian Goose, 1 m Pintail, 1 redhead Goosander, 1 Great White, 1 Little Egret, just 2 Lapwings


16-12-18 Cattle Egret up Stratford Lane (David Hughes)
Chew Valley Lake:
Bewick's Swan, 5 Goosander (1m,4f), 2 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Bittern (Herons Green), 2 Cattle Egret (top of the lane at 08-45), 1 Jack Snipe, 6 Common Snipe, 2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Water Pipit

16-12-18 Buzzard at CVL (Bob Brewer)
A fast car spooked this Buzzard and it flew towards the car and was struck a glancing blow. Left it somewhat dazed in the middle of the road. How do you move a large bird of prey wearing only thin cycling gloves? Carefully. Got it off the road to the verge where it perked up nicely before flying up into a nearby tree

Reports: Bob Brewer, Teresa Chard, David Esam, Lee Gardiner, Richard Giles, Patrick Hancock, Robert Hargreaves, Peter Hazelwood, David Hughes, Simon Isgar, Hayden James, Andrew Middleton, Nigel Milbourne, Jon Mortin, F Neate, Matt Plenty, Lois Pryce, Howard Taffs, Brian Thompson, Martin Tayler, Wayne Tucker, Roger White

Saturday, 15 December 2018

15-12-18 Saturday - horrible weather

Cold and wet with the wind getting up later.  Few people out.  Hoping for better weather for the Club trip to Torbay tomorrow...

Reed Bunting at Uphill (Bill Hewitt)
BRISTOL
no reports



Golden Plover wintering around Tormarton off the M4 (Pete Coslett)
SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Tormarton:
440+ Golden Plover just outside Tormarton on the Acton Turville road, also 6 Lapwing and a Buzzard.  c.300 Common Gull in fields outside Codrington.


NORTH SOMERSET

Portishead:
The f. Blackcap has now taken over the fat feeder, driving smaller species away.

Uphill, 14th:
A few Teal, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, a few Redshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Stonechat, 3 Song Thrush, 4 Reed Bunting.


BELOW M4 & BANES

15-12-18 Blackbird in Oldfield Park (Tony Cook)
Bath, Oldfield Park: 
Lots of birds visiting my garden in Oldfield Park Bath including a very strange coloured blackbird.  This bird was first seen last winter then disappeared, this is the first sighting since then.

RESERVOIRS

Blagdon Lake:
1 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, 1 Egyptian Goose, 1 ♀ Pintail,  1 ♀ Goosander, 2 Lapwing.


Chew Valley Ringing Station:
Jay, Siskin.

CVL video of Godwits, Water Rail and Buzzard by Bob Brewer, press to see

Reports: Bob Brewer, Anthony Cook, Peter Coslett, Bill Hewitt, blagdonlakebirdsCVRSopsbirdingsevernsidebirds

Friday, 14 December 2018

14-12-18 Friday - Grey Partridge, Avocet

Temp -1 to 4℃. Very cold today, but dry and bright. Colder when the wind got up lunchtime

Lesser Scaup
Grey Partridge
Bittern
Hen Harrier
Avocet
Ring-necked Parakeet
Chiffchaff
Siskin
Lapland Bunting


14-12-18 Kingfisher at Eastville Park (Paul Cousins)
struggling with a large fish
BRISTOL

Clifton:
1 Marsh Tit
14-12-18 Jay at Eastville park (Paul Cousins)
Eastville Park:
2 Goosander, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Jay, 2 Kingfisher, 6 Long-tailed Tit

14-12-18 Redwing in Bristol (Allan Chard)
SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

New Passage/Northwick Warth:
1 Brent Goose, 1 Hen Harrier


14-12-18 Dunlin, Severn Beach (Paul Cousins)
Severn Beach:
14 Turnstone, 14 Dunlin

Easter Compton:
13 Lapwing, 23 Herring Gull, 70 Jackdaw, 50 Rook, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 12 Fieldfare, 40 Redwing, 1 Bullfinch


14-12-18 Golden Plover, Tormarton (Ian Loats)
Buzzard closely watching them
Tormarton:
1 Buzzard, handful Lapwing, 100+ Golden Plover

NORTH SOMERSET

Portbury Wharf:
2 Avocet, 1 Knot, 1600 Dunlin, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 50+ Reed Bunting, 1 possible Lapland Bunting (Chapel Pill)

Portishead, Kilkenny Place:

1 m Blackcap

Backwell garden:

1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Jay, 5 Tits - Coal, Marsh, Blue, Great, Long-tailed, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Pied Wagtail

Yatton, Wemberham, Phipps Bridge:
23 Mute Swan, 8 Teal, 6 Little Egret, 65 Lapwing, 1 Snipe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 1 Mistle Thrush

14-12-18  Grey Partridge, Yeo (Howard Taffs)
Clevedon-Yeo, Channel View Farm to the Yeo:
1 dark-bellied Brent Goose, 16 Grey Partridge (Channel View Farm), 32 Grey Plover, 6 Meadow Pipit, 8 Rock Pipit

Worle garden:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 (1m) Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 5 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Dunnock, 8 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch, 6 Goldfinch

BELOW M4 & BANES

14-12-18 Blackcap in Bath (NSL-birding)
Bath garden, near Bath Mill:
20+ BH Gull, 50+ LBB Gull, 1 Feral Pigeon, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Long-Tailed Tit, 1 Blackcap, 7 Redwing, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Dunnock, 2 Pied Wagtail, 9 Goldfinch

RESERVOIRS

14-12-18 Bittern at Herons Green taking the sun (Rob Hargreaves)
Chew Valley Lake:
46 Canada Geese, 6 Bewick's Swan (Moreton & Stratford)), 3 Shelduck, 9 Pintail (Herriotts), 1 ad m Lesser Scaup, 3 f Scaup, 16 Goldeneye, 5 Goosander, 4 Little Grebe, 4 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Bittern (Herons Green)

14-12-18 Cattle Egret, Stratford Lane (Bob Brewer)
10 Cattle Egret, 7 Grey Heron, 7 Great White Egret, 4 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 2 Water Rail, 1 white Coot, 4 Black-tailed Godwit (S), 1 Curlew

14-12-18 Jack Snipe with Snipe, Stratford (George Stacey)
1 Jack Snipe (S), 19 Snipe (S), 1 Common (Dam), and 3 Green Sandpiper (HG & M), 8 GBB Gull, 4 Stock Dove, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (M), 1 Peregrine, 3 Jay, 3 Raven (M), 2 Cetti's Warbler, 12 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 40 Starling, 10 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush (Woodford & S), 1 Mistle Thrush (M), 1 Stonechat, 9 House Sparrow, 2 Grey Wagtail (HG & S), 6 Pied Wagtail, 6 Meadow Pipit, 2/3 Water Pipit (M & S)

14-12-18 Bullfinch, Woodford (Ian Stapp)
6 Bullfinch, 6 Goldfinch, 6 Siskin (M), 4 Reed Bunting

14-12-18 Little Grebe, Herriotts (Ian Stapp)
Reports: Paul Bowerman, Bob Brewer, Allan Chard, Paul Cousins, Andy Davis, David Esam, Robert Hargreaves, Peter Hazelwood, Robin Lambert, Ian Loats, Nigel Milbourne, Dee Pope, Lois Pryce, P Quinn, Dean Reeves, Trevor Riddle, Lyndon Roberts, Howard Taffs, George Stacey, Ian Stapp, Wayne Tucker, Dan White, 

Thursday, 13 December 2018

13-12-18 Thursday - Little Gulls

Cold and mainly overcast with brighter spells but a chilly SE wind.  Dry.


******  NOTICE:  The planned BOC trip to Torbay on Saturday 15th will be postponed
              to Sunday 16th (same time, same place) owing to grim weather forecast. ******


Bewick's Swans, Bittern
Great White Egrets, Cattle Egrets 
Little Gulls
Golden Plovers
Bar-tailed Godwit 
Spotted Redshank


Golden Plovers at Tormarton (Raoul Chandrasakera)

Garden Blackcaps in Bishopston and Portishead.

BRISTOL

Avonmouth:
1 Ring-necked Parakeet - back in the area - semi resident

Lovely portrait of a redhead Goosander in Eastville Park (Ian Loats)
Eastville Park:
5 Goosander (2 m.), 6 Cormorant, 1 Kingfisher, 10 Long-tailed Tit.

Kingfisher at Eastville Park (Allan Chard)
Redland:
1 m. Sparrowhawk, Woodpigeons, Green Woodpecker, 1 Grey Wagtail, House Sparrows all in one observer's garden.

Blaise Estate:
1 Kingfisher, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Nuthatch, 4 Jay, 1 Mistle Thrush (in dispute with a Magpie), 15 Redwing.

Henbury:
4 LBH Gull, 5 Rook (foraging on verges), 

Jackdaw - Nordic type - at Severn Beach (John Martin)
SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Oldbury Power Station:
1 Bar-tailed Godwit (Shepperdine), 1 Chiffchaff.

Severn Beach:
Nordic-type Jackdaw (down the back lane with the horse paddocks), Buzzard, 4 Redwing, Bullfinch.

NORTH SOMERSET

Clevedon - Poets Walk:
2 Treecreeper.

Clevedon-Yeo:
70 Canada Goose, 12 Mute Swan, c.60 Shelduck, 18 Shoveler, 200+ Wigeon, a few Teal, 3 Little Egret, 4 Cormorant, 200 Lapwing, 24 Grey Plover, 2 Ringed Plover, 75+ Curlew, 3 Turnstone, 800 Dunlin, 3 Snipe, 240 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank (R. Yeo, very flighty and vocal), 10+ Skylark, 25+ Fieldfare, 75+ Meadow Pipit.


Golden Plovers at Tormarton (Raoul Chandrasakera)
BELOW M4 & BANES

Tormarton:
Lapwings and 200+ Golden Plover (in fields by road between Tormarton and Acton Turville).

Northend, Bath:
(winter survey) Raven in tumbling display, Goldcrest, plenty of Redwing, Grey Wagtail, Meadow Pipit.

Batheaston:
8 Cormorants on the power lines over the R. Avon.

Newton St Loe:
31 Teal, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Raven, Song Thrushes, Wrens, lots of tits, 2 Goldcrest, 8 Chaffinch, 2 Greenfinch.

1W Little Gull at Chew (Ian Stapp)
RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake
65 Canada Goose, 6 Bewick's Swan (family party of 4 at Moreton), 2 Shelduck, 6 Pintail , 7+ Goosander, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Bittern (Herons Green in reeds on the left), 6+ Great White Egret, 5+ Little Egret, 5 Grey Heron, 2 Cattle Egret (with cattle near Blue Bowl), 1 albino Coot, 2 Water Rail, 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper (dam), 1 Snipe (HG), 10+ Lapwing, 6 G BB Gull, 2 Little Gull (1 ad., 1 x 1W from Moreton), 5 Stock Dove, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Peregrine, 9 Jackdaw, 1 Raven (Woodford), 3 Jay, 12+ LT Tit, 2 Goldcrest, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 50+ Starling, 1 Mistle Thrush, 10+ Redwing, 1 Stonechat, 1 Grey Wagtail, 11 Pied Wagtail, 2 Meadow Pipit (Woodford), 12+ Chaffinch, 6 Goldfinch, 4 Bullfinch, 4 Reed Bunting.


Reports: Nancy Barrett, Raoul Chandrasakera, Jane Cumming, Alastair Fraser, Robert Hargreaves, Rod Holbrook, Hayden James, Ian Loats, Matt Plenty, Lois Pryce, Harvey Rose, Ian Stapp, blagdonlakebirdsCVRSnslbirdingopsbirdingsevernsidebirdsTBOSG

Wednesday, 12 December 2018

12-12-18 Wednesday - Fieldfare

Temp 6 to 9℃. Pleasant day, some sun, but becoming colder in the afternoon, no rain

12-12-18 Fieldfare at Marshfield (Rob Hargreaves)
Bewick's Swan
Black-necked Grebe
Bittern
Golden Plover
Whimbrel
Barn Owl
Golden Plover

BRISTOL

Eastville Park:
7 Goosander, 1 Tawny Owl, 1 Kingfisher, 1 f Blackcap (garden)

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

12-12-18  Turnstone and Dunlin off Severn Beach (Tony Scott)
Severn Beach:
1 Brent Goose, 40 Shelduck 12 Wigeon, Turnstone and Dunlin, 110 BH Gulls

Western Distribution Business Park:
1 Short-eared Owl

Chittening- New Pill: 60 Oystercatchers, 60 Curlew, 280 Dunlin, pair of Stonechat

Easter Compton:
13 Lapwing, 23 Herring Gull, 70 Jackdaw, 50 Rook, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 12 Fieldfare, 40 Redwing, 1 Bullfinch

NORTH SOMERSET

12-12-18 Redwing at Portbury Wharf (Chris Clarke)
Portbury Wharf:
c40 Redwing this morning

Nailsea Wall/Kenn Pier:
8 Teal (Kenn Pier), 6 Little Egret, 1 Cormorant, 1 Kingfisher, pair Stonechat, 1 Grey Wagtail

Clevedon-Yeo (Wains Hill to Yeo estuary):
16 Mute Swan, 190 Canada Goose, 300 Shelduck, 315 Wigeon, 155 Teal, 9 Shoveler, 2 Goosander (Blind Yeo), 8 Cormorant, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Water Rail, 50 Lapwing, 10 Grey Plover, 1 Whimbrel (Kenn Estuary), 265 Curlew, 25 Turnstone, 35 Knot (Kenn), 2200 Dunlin, 3 Snipe, 390 Redshank, 3 Kestrel, 1 Peregrine, 2 Raven, 68 Skylark, 50 Redwing, 75 Meadow Pipit, 2 Bullfinch, 25 Linnet, 6 Reed Bunting

Clevedon-Yeo (Channel View Farm to Blake’s Pools):
50 Shelduck, 4 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 100 Wigeon, 72 Teal, 3 Cormorant, 1 Sparrowhawk, 450 Lapwing, 115 Curlew, 5 Turnstone, 620 Dunlin, 7 Snipe, 200 Redshank, 1 Peregrine, 20 Skylark, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Bullfinch, 40 Linnet

Bristol Airport, p.m:
60 Golden Plover

Weston Milton Station:
1 Barn Owl

BELOW M4 & BANES

12-12-18 Fieldfare at Marshfield (Dan White)
Marshfield:
1 Red-legged Partridge, 3 Buzzard, only 100 Gulls, 14 Stock Dove, 700+ Corvid, 6 Raven, 2 Skylark, 300 Starling, 120 Fieldfare, 6 Redwing, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 4 Chaffinch, 14 Linnet, 20 Goldfinch, 40 Corn Bunting, 8 Yellowhammer

12-12-18 Great Spotted Woodpecker at NSL (NSL-birding)
Newton St Loe:
25 Teal, 1 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 3 Buzzard, 15 Common Gull, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Greater Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Raven, 1 Blackcap, 3 Goldcrest, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Fieldfare, 25 Redwing, 3 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtail, 6 Chaffinch, 3 Bullfinch,

12-12-18 Lapwing at CVL (Bob Brewer)
RESERVOIRS

12-12-18 Bittern in Herons Green (Chris Craig)
Chew Valley Lake:
Bewick's Swan (Herriotts), 3 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Bittern (HG a.m.), 1 Green Sandpiper

12-12-18 Starlings bathing, Rushmead Lane, Marshfield (Rob Hargreaves)
Out of Avon
Great Northern Diver still at Cheddar Reservoir

12-12-18 Short-eared Owl at Steart (Bob Brewer)
Reports: Allan Chard, Chris Clarke, Chris Craig, John Croxton, Andy Davis, Pete Dommett, Robert Hargreaves, Peter Hazelwood, Adrian Hockey, Katie Horrocks, Delia Lack, Nigel Milbourne, Lois Pryce, Trevor Riddle, Steve Sanins, Tony Scott, Larry Sweetland, Wayne Tucker, Dan White, Jason Williams

Tuesday, 11 December 2018

11-12-18 Tuesday - Bittern

Temp 4 to 10℃. Reasonable start today, dry, no wind, brighter later in the day and windier

11-12-18 Black-necked Grebe, Moreton (Ian Stapp)
Bittern
Short-eared Owl
Merlin

BRISTOL

11-12-18 Goosander at Eastville Park (Rich Scantlebury)
Eastville Park:
1 Mute Swan, 66 Mallard, 7 Goosander, 3 Grey Heron, 13 Cormorant, 8 Moorhen, 100+ BH Gull, 2 LBB Gull, 1 Tawny Owl, 2 Kingfisher, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, c15 flyby Redwing, 3 singing Song Thrushes, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Pied wagtail

Stoke Park:
7 Mallard, 11 Moorhen.1 BH Gull, 3 Stonechat, 3 Pied Wagtail, 15 Meadow Pipit

Stockwood Open Space:
3 Great Spotted and 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 f Kestrel. 1 Jay, 6 Blue & 3 Great Tit, 7 Blackbird, 6 Fieldfare, 5 Robin, 4 Bullfinch, 1 Greenfinch

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Oldbury Power Station:
Short-eared Owl

Northwick Warth/Pilning Wetland:
1 dark-bellied Brent Goose, 110+ Canada Geese, 15 Shelduck at Severn Beach, 22 Shoveler, 30 Gadwall, 400 Wigeon, 1 m Pintail, 90 Teal, 6 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Egret, 2 Water Rails, 29 Coot, 158 Lapwing, 90 Curlew, 46 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 230 Dunlin, 4 Snipe, 60 Redshank, 146 Common Gull, 1 f Merlin (1 Dunlin less), 1 Peregrine, 1 Raven, 27 Pied Wagtail

NORTH SOMERSET

11-12-18 Redshank, Mouth of Yeo (Simon Williams)
Clevedon-Yeo:
58 Canada Geese, 5 f Goosander, 29 Lapwing, 200 Dunlin, 55 Redshank, 700 BH Gull, 1 Cetti's Warbler and a mixed flock of common finches and pipits

BELOW M4 & BANES

11-12-18 Red-legged Partridge, Marshfield (Chris Teague)
Marshfield:
5 Red-legged Partridge, loads of Fieldfares, some Corn Buntings

11-12-18 Dipper at Newton Park (Glen Maddison)
Newton Park:
1 Dipper singing, + video

RESERVOIRS

Blagdon Lake:
1 Egyptian Goose, 1 ad♂Pintail, 1♂Pochard x Ferruginous Aythya hybrid, 1 Great White Egret, large flock of Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper

11-12-18 Buzzard (after the Fish), Moreton (Ian Stapp)
Chew Valley Lake:
53 Canada Goose, 10 Bewick's Swan (inc ByBrook and Keynell with their two young), 2 Shelduck, 6 Pintail (H)

11-12-18 Goldeneye, CVL (TtB)
20 Goldeneye, 7 Goosander, 2 Little Grebe, 3 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Bittern (HG a.m.), 6 Cattle Egret (Stratford Lane), 7 Grey Heron, 6 Great White Egret, 5 Little Egret, 4 Buzzard

11-12-18 White Coot, Moreton (Ian Stapp)
2 Water Rail, 1 white Coot, 30 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 1 Common (Dam) and 2 Green (HG) Sandpiper

11-12-18 Great Black-backed Gull, Ring DBK,  + fish, Moreton (Ian Stapp)
7 G BB Gull, 3 Stock Dove, 2 Collared Dove (Bishop Sutton), 1 Kingfisher, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker (M), 3 Jay, 11 Jackdaw (H), 3 Raven (Woodford), 2 Cetti's Warbler, 8 Long-tailed Tit, 80 Starling, 0 Fieldfare, 40 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush (M), 1 Mistle Thrush (M), 1 Stonechat, 15 House Sparrow (BS), 1 Grey Wagtail (HG), 2 Pied Wagtail, 6 Meadow Pipit, 1 Water Pipit (M), 15 Chaffinch (M), 3 Bullfinch (W&M), 6 Goldfinch (W), Siskin heard (M), 2 Reed Bunting (H)

10-12-18 Golden Plover at Tormarton (Dan White)
I thought the first photo had a 100 birds, the second has 94
Reports: Paul Bowerman, BUPP, Allan Chard, Teresa Chard, Andy Davis, Peter Hazelwood, Rod Holbrook, Glen Maddison, Nigel Milbourne, Rich Scantlebury, Ian Stapp, Howard Taffs, Talking to Bears, Martin Tayler, Chris Teague, Dan White, Simon Williams