Sunday, 17 June 2018

17-6-18 Sunday - Manx Shearwater

Temp 13 to 18℃. A grey day, not much change throughout

Manx Shearwater

17-6-18 Peregrines at Finzel's Reach (Rich Scantlebury)
Left Peregrine trying Wryneck trick
Avon Gorge & Finzel's Reach:
Both Peregrine pairs with 2 chicks about to fledge.

Coombe Dingle:
Dunnock 17th June 2018 Coombe Dingle (Pete Bunnis)


Severn Beach:
80 Manx Shearwater, GBB Gulls, Swifts



Huntstrete, BBS:
1 Buzzard, 3 LBB Gull, 1 Swift, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 6 Skylark, 6 Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Goldcrest, 10+ Wren, 4 Song Thrush, 4 Chaffinch, 3 Greenfinch, 8 Linnet, 4 Yellowhammer + the usual suspects

17-6-18 Reed Warbler on River Avon below NSL (NSL-birding)
Mute Swans with 7 Cygnets, 1 Barn Owl, 15 Swift, 1 Jay, 20 Swallow, 2 Reed Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 5 Whitethroat, 5 Grey Wagtail, 2 Bullfinch, 3 Greenfinch, 2 Yellowhammer

Cameley, ST6057:
15th - Whitethroat feeding young, 16th Green Woodpecker, Peregrine through like a bullet, Swallows, Bullfinch numbers up but no Greenfinch

17-6-18 Grey Heron at CVL (Roger Staples)
Barrow Gurney Tanks:
WeBS count -  1 Greylag Goose, 9 Mute Swan, 1 Egyptian Goose, 2 Gadwall, 44 Mallard,
28 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 10 Great Crested Grebe, 6 Cormorant, 51 Coot.

Chew Valley Lake:
Grey Heron, 1 sum plum Sanderling

and a comprehensive list from one observer:
Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Shelduck, Shoveler, Gadwall, Mallard, 9 Teal, 1 Pochard, Tufted Duck, Pheasant, Great Crested Grebe, 3 Little Egret, Moorhen, Coot, 1 Black-headed Gull, 1 Great Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Feral Pigeon, Woodpigeon, Swift, 1 Kestrel, 1 Jay, 1 Magpie, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Swallow, House Martin, Cetti's Warbler, Chiffchaff, Reed Warbler, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Robin, House Sparrow, Dunnock, Pied Wagtail, 1 Bullfinch.

Reports: Paul Bowerman, Dru Brooke-Taylor, Pete Bunnis, Chris Craig, Sean Davies, Nick Hawkridge, Rod Holbrook, Bob Medland, Carole Rushton, Rich Scantlebury, Roger Staples, BUPP, nslbirding