Monday, 12 March 2018

12-03-18 Monday - Common Scoter

Temp 9 to 10℃. Pretty constant temperature, light rain in morning dieing away to a beautiful sunset

Short-eared Owl
Sand Martin

All photos not from today and some updates from yesterday


Bishop Rd to Horfield Common:
2 BH Gull, 2 Herring Gull, 2 LBB Gull; 25 Woodpigeon, 5 Collared Dove, 12 Magpie, 1 Jackdaw, 5 Crow, 5 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 Wren, 57 Starling, 4 Blackbird, 16 Fieldfare, 4 Redwing, 2 Song Thrush, 9 Robin, 40 House Sparrow, 6 Dunnock, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Chaffinch, 8 Greenfinch, 11 Goldfinch

January '18, Sparrowhawk, Filton Avenue, BS7, (Barry Hawkins)
BS7 garden, Filton Avenue, this year:
1 Sparrowhawk, Long-tailed Tits, 1 m Blackcap, Goldfinches

Sneyd Park:
11-3-18 Golden Plover, Stoke Bishop garden (Roger White)
Stoke Bishop garden, 11th:
1 Golden Plover found
11-3-18 female Chaffinch, Westbury-on-Trym (Keith Marsden)
exhibiting piebald plumage
Westbury-on-Trym, 11th:
Blue & Great Tits, 1 f Chaffinch


Oldbury Power Station: 
2 Chiffchaff (one singing)

New Passage/Northwick Warth:
Short-eared Owl flew across Severn towards Benchley Point

Severn Beach, Chittening Warth:
1 m Wheatear (first this year in Avon)


Yatton, Wemberham, ST3965:
41 Mute Swan, 2 Teal, 1 Green Sandpiper, 250 Herring Gull

Yatton, River Yeo, ST4065:
Pair of Goosander on River Yeo - unusual here, 1 Peregrine, 2 Skylarks singing

11-3-18 Common Scoter, WSM Marine Lake (Bill Richmond)
Weston-super-Mare, Marine Lake:
1 Common Scoter flew in at 17.30

Butcombe, The Batch:
3 Wood Pigeon,  2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Carrion Crow,  2 Coal Tit,  2 Blue Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit,  1 Blackcap,  3 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 3 Chaffinch,  2 Bullfinch, 1 Greenfinch, 3 Goldfinch


Willsbridge garden:
1 Tawny Owl heard

Bath Prior Park:
Mistle Thrush singing, 22 Hawfinch


Blagdon Lake, 11th:
1 Egyptian Goose, 1 Common Sandpiper, 13 Sand Martins at Top End, 1♀Stonechat  

Reports: Rich Allsop, Paul Bowerman, John Budd, Rob Capel, Chris@avglochris, Barry Hawkins, Peter Hazelwood, Glen Maddison, Hugh Maynard, Bill Richmond, Trevor Riddle, Tony Scott, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG