Saturday, 6 October 2018

06-10-18 Saturday - House Martin

Temp 12 down to 8℃. Cold and rainy in the morning, grim, really grim, but rain relented after lunch

Black-necked Grebe
Cattle Egret
Jack Snipe, Spotted Redshank
Yellow-legged Gull
No Swallow but 5 House Martin

6-10-18 Grey Heron, Villice (Rob Hargreaves)
Bad tempered Heron chasing off the Egrets

Stapleton spire:
1 Peregrine


Aust Services/Littleton:
No migrants
6-10-18 Wheatear, New Passage (John Martin)
New Passage/Northwick Warth:
The Barnacle x Whitefront Goose, a whining 1cy LBB Gull, an incredibly tame Wheatear


No reports


1 Buzzard being mobbed by 200 Corvids


Blagdon Lake:
41 Pintail, 12 Great White Egret, 1 Black-tailed Godwit1 Snipe, 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Gull

6-10-18 Great White Egret, Villice (Rob Hargreaves)
Chased off by the Grey Heron above
Chew Valley Reservoir:
1 Shelduck, 20+ Pintail, 30+ Little Grebe, 5 Cattle Egret (Widcombe Farm), 6 Grey Heron, 9 Great White Egret, 2 Little Egret, 20 Lapwing, 3 Black-tailed Godwit (HP), Jack Snipe (HG)

6-10-18 Snipe, Herriott's (Rob Hargreaves)
9 Snipe (6 HP, 3 HG), 3 Common and 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Spotted Redshank (3 HP, 2 HG & V, 1 S), 3 Greenshank, 6 Common Gull (HP), 2 Yellow-legged Gull, 5 House Martin, 5 Cetti's Warbler

Reports: Phil Baber, Andy Davis, Simon Isgar, Robert Hargreaves, Matt Hobbs, Rich Scantlebury