Friday, 1 June 2018

01-06-18 Friday - Caspian Gull - Woodlark

Muggy at start, looked like it might rain at any minute. Sunshine arrived in afternoon

Caspian Gull
Short-eared Owl (31st May), Little Owl

01-06-18 Swallow, Moreton, CVL (Ian Stapp)
How are Swallows doing this year? Many people report fewer than usual, but some Twitter exchanges today suggest there are reasonable numbers in South Gloucestershire.

01-06-18 Jay sunbathing, Bristol (Gill Sapsed)

31-05-18 Short-eared Owl, Northwick Warth (Brian Lancastle)
Northwick Warth:
31-05-18 1 Short-eared Owl in the evening

01-06-18 Green Woodpecker, Severnside (Paul Bowerman)
Green Woodpecker feeding on ants and a few Bee Orchids emerging. Plenty of Starlings flocking on the saltmarsh

01-06-18 Bee Orchid, Severnside (Paul Bowerman)
Severn Beach:
01-06-18 Woodlark, Severn Beach Brian Lancastle
1 Woodlark

Avening Green:
01-06-18 Mandarin brood, Avening - Little Avon (Adam Rawson)
Mandarin brood on the Little Avon

Duck Street - regular Little Owl

1 Hobby over A38 at 11.55am

Coalpit Heath: 
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Skylark, 3 Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Goldcrest, plenty of Starling juveniles, 1 Robin juvenile, >25 House Sparrow (containing some juveniles), 2 Yellowhammer


No reports


St Mark's Church
01--06-18 Peregrine fledglings, Bath (BUPP)
Now this lot at Bath have reached 38 days old, it appears the falcon has decided that it's time they fledged and is treating them to flypasts while carrying food. She is also trying to tempt them onto the roof of the box by leaving food there (BUPP)


01-06-18 Reed Warbler, Herriotts, CVL (Ian Stapp)
Chew Valley Lake:
1 Barnacle Goose, 40+ Canada Goose, 7 Shelduck, 26 Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 1 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 2 Sparrowhawk, 7 G BB Gull, 2 Stock Dove, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker  (+ a chick at nest hole)3 Hobby, 4 Jay, 1 Coal Tit,  20+ Swallow, 10+ House Martin, 3 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Long-tailed Tit,  2 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Garden Warbler, 2 Blackcap, lots Reed Warbler, 4 Mistle Thrush,1 Song Thrush, 1 Bullfinch, 4 Goldfinch, 4 Reed Bunting

Herriotts Bridge:
2 Common Tern (evening of 31st),  Caspian Gull 1st-summer (or hybrid) early afternoon ( per Birdguides)

01-06-18 Great Spotted Woodpecker + chick, Moreton, CVL (Ian Stapp)
Reports: Paul Bowerman, Dan@twit1144, Mike Jackson, Brian Lancastle, Michael Moxon, Adam Rawson, Gill Sapsed, Ian Stapp, Nigel Tucker, Birdguides, BUPP,  blagdonlakebirdsCVRSnslbirdingopsbirdingsevernsidebirds,TBOSG