Friday, 26 June 2020

26-06-20 Friday - Ruff

Temp 20 to 24°C. Rain early, temperature oscillating in the range, close, pleasant wind from East, clouds

Curlew, Ruff, Redshank, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper
Common Tern
Red Kite

26-6-20 Ruff, CVL Herriott's (Tony Bridges)

Snuff Mills: 
1 Dipper
26-6-20 Dipper, Snuff Mills (Allan Chard)

Oldbury Power Station:
175 BH Gull, 3+ Crossbill

Chittening A403 junction Severn Road to Hallen:
1 singing Reed Warbler fighting the noise of constant heavy lorries in a patch of reeds 10 x 2 metres, road one side, wire mesh fence the other


Lower Claverham:
Hobby provoking panic in the local Swallows and Martins


Wellow to Combe Hay:
Red Kite


26-6-20 Common Sandpiper, Blagdon (Paul Dunham)
Blagdon Lake:
1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 8 Grey Wagtail, numerous Pied Wagtail

26-6-20 Curlew, Herriott's (Ian Stapp)
Chew Valley Lake
250-300 Canada Geese, 34 Mute Swan, 3 Shelduck, 31 Teal, 20 Swift, 4 Collared Dove, 120 Great Crested Grebe, 10 Little Grebe, 2 Lapwing, 3 Curlew

26-6-20 Ruff + Green Sandpiper,  Herriott's (Ian Stapp)
1 sum plum male Ruff, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper

26-6-20 Redshank, CVL Dam (Tony Bridges)
Redshank, 1 Greenshank, 25 BH Gull, 7 GBB Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 4 ad Common Tern, 5 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 5 Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Hobby, 1 Peregrine, 2 Kingfisher, 12 Hirundines, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 21 Long-tailed Tit in a flock of 40+ Tits, 5 Reed Warbler, 2 Song Thrush, 10 House Sparrow, 7 Pied Wagtail, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Chaffinch, 3 Reed Bunting

Reports: Tony Bridges, Allan Chard, Dave Child, Chris Craig, Paul Dunham, William Earp, Rob Hargreaves, Peter Hazelwood, Adam Rawson, Benedict Searle, Adrian Sharp, Ian Stapp, blagdonlakebirds, BUPP, CVRS, nsl-birding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG