A dismal day - chilly, murky and mostly raining with a light NE wind. Very few birders bothered to venture out into the gloom.
|One species that probably doesn't mind the rain -|
a baby Dipper at Willsbridge (Donna Harvey)
2 Dipper - at least one fledgling
Murder by the sea? - fledged juv. Starling attacked by Magpie, either stunned or killed as the body subsequently vanished.
Ridge Woods: Lesser Whitethroat singing
Nightjar flushed yesterday afternoon (12th), and later seen hawking insects.
Clevedon - Yeo:
1 juv. Lapwing, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 5 Reed Warbler.
BELOW M4 & BANES
Reports: Alan Daniells, Paul Francis, Patrick Hancock, John Lewis, S Pannell, Lisa Presland, Howard Taffs.