Saturday, 6 June 2020

06-06-20 Saturday - Arctic Skua

Colder than we've been used to with temperatures around 8 to 15°C with a brisk wind.

Arctic Skua
Red Kite

06-06-2020 Oystercatcher, Chew Valley Lake Dam (Lucy Masters)


Eastville Park:
3 Canada Goose broods, 1 Mute Swan family (with 6 Cygnets), c.50 Feral Pigeon, 2 Coot broods (1 pair have bred twice and have young of 2 different ages), c.50 LBB Gull (including one with a red ring with the letters A + B in white on its left leg), 1 Grey Heron

Fishponds Brook:
Great Spotted Woodpecker (fledged), 1 Grey Wagtail

Stoke Park, Duchess Pond:
Canada Goose brood, Coot (with 4 chicks), 1 Kestrel, 1 Jay, Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat

Snuff Mills:
1 Stock Dove, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Dipper

Lawrence Weston Moor:
2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Magpie, 20+ Jackdaw, 1 Blue Tit, 4 Cetti's Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Reed Warbler, 4 Wren, 5 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Robin, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch


No reports. 


Tickenham Ridge:
1 Red Kite

Worlebury (garden):
14 House Sparrow

Worle (garden):
1 juv Robin (beginning to get adult coloration), 12+ fledged House Sparrow, 2 fledged Greenfinch, 9 Goldfinch (including 2 juv)

Banwell (garden):
3 Stock Dove, 5 Great Spotted Woodpecker (2 m, 1 f, 2 juv), 2 Nuthatch, 2 Bullfinch, 15 Goldfinch (including 8 juvs), 1 Fox

06-06-2020 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Banwell (John Thorogood)


Bath, St John's Church:
2 juvenile Peregrines in nest box with the other 2 sheltering on the side of the church. 


06-06-2020 Arctic Skua, Chew Valley Lake (Bri Thompson)
Chew Valley Lake:

Dam End:
1 Oystercatcher

Heron's Green:
1 Arctic Skua
06-06-2020 Oystercatcher, Chew Valley Lake Dam (Lucy Masters)

It's not a bird but here's an image of a sun spot, taken in Avon. They're relatively rare and the last one was months ago:
06-06-2020 Sun spot (Ian Stapp)

Reports: Jon Angell, Lucy Masters, Jean Oliver, George Rabin, Dean Reeves, Carol Rushton, Ian Stapp, Bri Thompson, John Thorogood, blagdonlakebirds, BUPP, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG