Sunday, 10 June 2018

10-06-18 Sunday - Rosy Starling

Temp 14 to 25℃. Cloudy start, blue skies and cotton balls for the evening

Rosy Starling

10-6-18 Robin showing off the sculpture, Duchess Park (Pat Richards)
Duchess Park:
1 Canada Goose, 2m, 2f, 4 ducklings Mallard Duck, 1 Buzzard, 2 ad, 3 juv Moorhen, 2 ad, 3 juv, Coot, 4 Swift, 7 Magpie, 10 Jackdaw, 4 ad, 4 juv, Blue Tit, 1 ad, 1 juv, Great Tit, 3 House Martin, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 ad, 3 juv, Chiffchaff, 1m, 1f, 1 juv, Blackcap. 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whitethroat, 4 Blackbird, 5 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 3 Goldfinch

Hanham Bird Obs:
57 record count Swift


4 m Teal, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 5 Raven, 2 Linnet


10-6-18 Rosy Starling, Sand Point (Daniel Watson)
Sand Point:
1 Rosy Starling (This might be Sand Point in Arkansas)


10-6-18  Sedge Warbler, River Avon, Bath (Rob Hargreaves)
Bath, River Avon, West of Newbridge:
2 Grey Heron, 3 Buzzard, 1 Swift, 2 Skylark, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 singing Sedge Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 6 Wren, 3 Blackbird, 4 Song Thrush

10-6-18 Peregrine Falcon, St Johns (David Hughes)
Peregrines still learning to stretch their wings

Combe Hay:
1st Willow Warbler heard singing here, 1 Painted Lady


Barrow Tanks:
Greylag Goose, Egyptian Goose, Lapwing, Ringed Plover, 40 Sand Martin, 20 juv Pied Wagtail

Chew Valley Lake:
2 Canada Geese with 15 goslings, 1 Barnacle Goose, 1 Black Swan (Dam)

Out of UK:
Greater Flamingo, 8000 at Fuente de Piedra, Spain. Also in reasonable numbers, Avocet, Black-winged Stilt, Gull-billed and Whiskered Terns, Bee-eater, Melodious and Olivaceous Warblers, Red-crested Pochard and White-headed Duck. And some single sightings included Black Stork, Common Pratincole, Marsh Harrier, and Spanish Sparrow (HR)

Reports: Karle Burford, Robert Hargreaves, Simon Harris, David Hughes, Brian Lamcastle, Rob Laughton, Patrick Richards, Rose, Chris Stone, Daniel Watson, , blagdonlakebirds, BUPP, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG