Monday, 22 June 2020

22-06-20 Monday

Breezy today, but dry, sunny and warm with more to come. Bristol max temperature 22°C

Bar-headed Goose 
Red Kite

22-06-20 Swallow feeding young, New Passage (Raoul Chandrasakera)

St Andrews:
1 male Kestrel ( unusual here)

Avon Gorge:
22-06-20 Peregrine returning to larder what is left over by the youngster,
Avon Gorge (Bri Thompson) 

22-06-20 And an honorary bird...Hummingbird Hawkmoth, Avon Gorge (Bri Thompson)

Lawrence Weston Moor:
5 Woodpigeon, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 3 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Robin, 2 Chaffinch


22-06-20 Greenfinch adults plus juveniles, New Passage (Raoul Chandrasakera)
New Passage/Pilning Wetlands:
2 Bar-headed Goose still, Oystercatcher, many juvenile Goldfinch, along with Greenfinch, Bullfinch (garden)

Workers doing a lot of digging/drainage work around the site.


No reports


Red Kite, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 2 Linnet, 4 Yellowhammer

22-06-20 Chiffchaff, Pensford (Ian Stapp)
6 Mallard Duck +2 ducklings,  8 Swift, 7 Wood Pigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 20+ Jackdaw, 2 Chiffchaff (with 4 chicks), 2 Blackbird, 4 Wren, 1 Dipper, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail (with chicks)


Chew Valley Lake

22-06-20 Curlew, Stratford, CVL (Lucy Masters)
1 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Redshank( early am only)

22-06-20 Oystercatcher + Redshank, Stratford, CVL (Lucy Masters)

22-06-20 Another honorary bird...Solar Transit of ISS 1157am BST
taken from Burnett, south of Keynsham (Ian Stapp) 

Paul Chadwick:
Paul died on Friday. He was at home and had a heart attack. He was (about) 94. Back in the 1960s Paul was a regular traveller on the 139 bus from the Bristol bus station to Chew Valley Lake. He was very well known and universally liked amongst the local birding community, as well as being a long-standing stalwart of the Bristol Naturalists Society. He will be greatly missed.

Reports: Raoul Chandrasakera, Pete Harrison,  Lisegirl,. Lucy Masters, Jean Oliver, Ian Stapp, Bri Thompson, Keith Vinicombe