Wednesday, 28 March 2018

28-03-18 Wednesday - Willow Warbler

Wet start today, cold in the wind, not bad in the Sun.

Long-tailed Duck
Little Gull
Willow Warbler (1st this year)
Water Pipit

28-03-18 Water Pipit, Northwick Warth (Brian Lancastle)
(One of two associating with 25+ Pied Wagtails and a few Meadow Pipits near the 1st sentry box.)


Eastville Park:

1 Willow Warbler (1st of year), 1 Treecreeper


New Passage/Northwick:
Greylag Goose ( patch year tick), 2 Water Pipit between Chestle Pill and the 1st sentry box.

28-03-18 Teal, Three Brooks Nature Reserve (Vera Carpenter)
Three Brooks Nature Reserve, Bradley Stoke:
2 Mute Swan, 2 Teal, many Mallard, 1 Moorhen

1 Tawny Owl (heard last night), 1 Jay, 1 f Blackcap, 1Bullfinch, 1 Greenfinch


Portbury Wharf:
1 Ringed-necked x Tufted Duck, 1 Little Gull, 1 Chiffchaff, 3 Sand Martin

Worlebury Hill and Golf course, W-s-M:
c.40 Woodpigeon (including two juveniles),  2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1  Redwing, 4 Chaffinch,1 Greenfinch


28-03-18 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Willsbridge (avglochris)
28-03-18 Peregrine , St Mark's Church Bath (BUPP)
This photograph shows an early morning incubation changeover 86 hours after the fourth egg was laid. Clearly the Bath falcon is living up to her four-egg breeder performance


Barrow Tanks:
4 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 1 Long-tailed Duck, 10 Great Crested Grebe, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper

Chew Valley Lake

Around the lake: 3 Barnacle Goose,  4 Shelduck,  6 Pintail, 34 Shoveler, 5 Buzzard,1 Sparrowhawk,  1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Little Gull, 3 G BB Gull, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Raven, 3 Chiffchaff , 4 Cetti's Warbler, 10 Swallow, 40 Sand Martin, 1 Stonechat, 2 Grey Wagtail, 10 Goldfinch, 3 Reed Bunting
Evening: 120 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow
Heron's Green:

28-03-18 Common Sandpiper, Moreton, CVL (Ian Stapp)
Herriott's Pool:

2 Gadwall,7 Pintail, 4 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Green Sandpiper

28-03-18 Stonechat, Moreton, CVL (Ian Stapp)
Reports: Paul Bowerman, Vera Carpenter, William Earp, avglochris, Robert Hargreaves, Dave Nevitt, George Rabin, Ian Stapp, Larry Sweetland,  blagdonlakebirds, BUPP, CVRSnslbirdingopsbirdingsevernsidebirdsTBOSG