Thursday, 9 January 2020

09-01-20 Thursday - Lesser Redpoll

Temp dropped from 13 to 8°C. Pleasant morning, some sun, but day ended with over 11mm of rain

Long-tailed Duck
Black-throated and Great Northern Diver
Mediterranean Gull
Barn Owl
Ring-necked Parakeet
Bearded Tit
Black Redstart
Lesser Redpoll

9-1-20 Great Northern Diver - new bird ? No line showing!!  Barrow Tanks (Alex Carlisle)

17 Magpie in a tree

High Kingsdown (and Portishead), 8th:
Bats seen flying about early evening

1 Blackcap (f) - fending off all-comers.

09-01-2020 Long-tailed Tit St George (Lee Gardiner)
St George:
11 Magpie, Long-tailed Tit now frequent visitor to the feeders (tweet said feeder cleaning on the to-do list (ed)), 1 Blackcap (f) - fleeting visit.

Bedminster - 'The Malago'
1 Kingfisher - using this rubbish strewn watercourse - one of those make your day encounters


Oldbury Power Station:
1 Gadwall, 40 Wigeon, 1 Buzzard, 7 Moorhen, 18 Lapwing, 15 Curlew, 1 Kestrel, flock 30 Starling, 20 mixed Fieldfare & Redwing, 1 Black Redstart, 3 Stonechat, 1 Pied Wagtail, 6 Meadow Pipit, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch

Yate, Coopers Lane:
2 m Goosander (2nd record here)

18 Magpie in trees

09-01-2020 Blackcap Severn Beach (Rod Holbrook)
Severn Beach:
1 Blackcap (f) - taken over the garden!!


Portbury Wharf:
2 f Goldeneye, 50 Snipe inc 1 melanistic, 1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 Barn Owl


Garden - the regular visitors including f. Blackcap, m. Bullfinch, 6 Greenfinch.

Clevedon pier:
1 f. Black Redstart (showing well on rocks, late morning), 1 Rock Pipit.

2 Little Egret

Worle garden:

Radstock - Haydon:
250+ Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull.


Bath, Twerton:
Ring-necked Parakeet, 4 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Song Thrush singing

Newton St Loe:
Whooper Swan, 1 Little Grebe, 12 Grey Heron, 2 Cormorant, 1 Common Gull, 1 Stonechat


9-1-20 Long-tailed Duck. Barrow Tanks (Rob Hargreaves)
Barrow Tanks:
Long-tailed Duck, 1 m Goldeneye, 1 Black-throated Diver, 1 Great Northern Diver, 1 Cormorant in spring plumage, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Raven, 7 Meadow Pipit

9-1-20 Black-throated and Great Northern Diver, Barrow Tanks (Rob Hargreaves)
Blagdon Lake:
Lesser Redpoll
9-1-20 Egyptian Goose, Dam (Mike Trew)
Chew Valley Lake:
1 Egyptian Goose, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Bearded Tit, 2 Siberian Chiffchaff

09-1-20 Bearded Tit, Stratford (Martin East)
Reports: Phil Barlow, Alex Carlisle, Mark Coller, Chris Craig, Anne Crowe, Martin East, Lee Gardiner, John Hansford, Robert Hargreaves, Nick Hawkridge, Rod Holbrook, Peter Hazelwood, Adrian Hockey, Lois Pryce, Adam Rawson, Dean Reeves, Nigel Sluman, Chris Stone, Brian Turner, Keith Williams, blagdonlakebirds, nsl-birding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds

8-1-20 Siberian Chiffchaff, Bittern Trail (George Stacey)