Great White Egrets on the move?
Ruff, Avocet, Greenshank - seven wader species at Chew
|Avocet and Greenshank on Herriotts Pool, Chew (Ian Stapp)|
Bishopston - garden:
29 Swift = a record
Redland - garden:
15+ Swift, 2 Woodpigeon, 1 Wren, 2 Blackbird, 7 House Sparrow.
|25-06-20 Sparrowhawk Stockwood (Bri Thompson)|
1 Sparrowhawk - relatively low compared to normal views
Oldbury Power Station:
2 Great White Egret up-river at 6 a.m., pr. Tawny Owl. 2 Mistle Thrush.
2 Great White Egret up-river at 7:30 a.m.
|Great White Egret at Pilning Wetlands, one of several seen today (Rob Emery)|
20+ Lapwing, 40 Black-headed Gull, 1 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret,
|25-06-20 Goldcrest Ingleston Common (Chris Teague)|
2 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest
Small group of Crossbills flew North over the observer's garden.
Wraxall - Watercress Farm:
1 Little Egret, 1 Pheasant, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 LBB Gull, 5 Stock Dove, 16 Woodpigeon, 12 Swift, 3 Skylark, 2 Swallow, 7 Wren, 2 Dunnock, 2 Robin (have you noticed that most have stopped singing?), 3 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 4 singing Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 1 singing Chiffchaff, 3 Blue Tit, 4 Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 5 Carrion Crow, 1 Chaffinch, 24 Linnet, 19 Goldfinch, 4 Yellowhammer.
(yesterday evening) Buzzard, Sparrowhawk, Barn Owl.
|Parent and child - Goldfinches on a garden feeder (Lucy Masters)|
Chew Valley Lake
160+ Canada Goose.
1 Common Sandpiper.
4 Little Grebe, 1 Dunlin on the wall, 3 Sedge Warbler.
|A summer-plumage Ruff at Stratford, Chew (Ian Stapp)|
150+ Coot (on the island), 1 Ruff (in summer plumage with a black ruff), 1 Redshank, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff.
Herriott's - inc Pool:
Reports: Alexander Aspinall, Nandy Barrett, John Budd, Bryan Cook, Jane Cumming, Andy Davis, Rob Emery, Rich Ford, Alastair Fraser, David Hughes, Lisa Presland, Lucy Masters, Ian Stapp, Howard Taffs. Chris Teague, Bri Thompson, opsbirding.
2 Shelduck (and two ducklings), 8 Shoveler, 26 Teal, 14 Pochard, 1 Oystercatcher, 1 Avocet, 1 Ruff, - ad sum plum, (moved here late on), 1 Greenshank, 1 Black-headed Gull - juv, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 5 Kingfisher (4 juvs chasing an adult), 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 4+ Reed Warbler, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Reed Bunting.
|Avocet at Herriott's Bridge, Chew (David Hughes)|