Sunday, 19 July 2020

19-07-20 Sunday - Common Scoter

Sunnier than yesterday. Bristol temperatures 13 - 21°C

Common Scoter
Little Ringed Plover, Bar-tailed Godwit, Sanderling, Wood Sandpiper 
Corn Bunting


19-07-20 Greenfinch, Coombe Dingle, Bristol (Di Bunniss)
Coombe Dingle:
18th 1 ad +1 juv Green Woodpecker
Today - 1 Greenfinch (first record here)

Garden - 3 Swift, 1 Wood Pigeon, 5 Feral Pigeon, 6+ Herring Gull over, 1 Jay, 1 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 10 House Sparrow, 1 Dunnock

5 House Martins, usual spot, above nesting sites Redland Hill roundabout


19-07-20 Little Ringed Plover (above) and Sanderling, New Passage (Rob Hargreaves)

New Passage/Pilning Wertlands:
1 m Common Scoter, 30 Lapwing, 2 Ringed Plover, 10 Little Ringed Plover, Curlew, 17 Black-tailed Godwit, 8 Sanderling, 38 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 55 Redshank. 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 1 Meadow Pipit

19-07-20 Common Scoter. New Passage (Rob Hargreaves)
[The strong light on this bird makes it look almost like the much rarer Black Scoter)

Yate Common: 
1 Green Woodpecker

Wapley Common:
1 Mallard, 1 Buzzard.1 Green Woodpecker with 1 youngster,  2 Magpie,  1 Whitethroat with 1 young (seen yesterday). 

Wapley Church:
1 Green Woodpecker

Weir - 1 juv Dipper


Lower Failand:
Swift, Woodpigeon, Herring Gull, Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 1 Magpie, Jackdaw ( a lot  by Lower Failand Church),Carrion Crow, Blue Tit, Great Tit, House Martin  (visiting nests under eaves in Lower Failand), Long-tailed Tit, Chiffchaff, Wren, Blackbird, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Robin, House Sparrow, Chaffinch , Greenfinch

Bristol Airport:
1 Peregrine

3.00am 1 Bar-tailed Godwit heard over house


19-07-20 Whinchat, Northfield Lane, Marshfield (Pete Coslett)

Northfield Lane - Skylark, 3 Whitethroat, 3 Whinchat Yellowhammer, Corn Bunting 


Chew Valley Lake

191-07-20 2 ad 1 juv Redshank, Dam, CVL (Dave Hughes)

Dam End:
1 Dunlin, 3 Redshank

19-07-20 Little Ringed Plover + Dunlin, Stratford, CVL (Raoul Chandrasakera)

2 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin, 1 Great White Egret

19-07-20 Black-tailed Godwit, Herriotts Pool, CVL (Antony Bridges)

Herriott's - inc Pool:
Curlew over, 50 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Dunlin, 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Great White Egret

19-07-20 Rose-coloured Starling, Stone, S Gloucs (Chris Teague)

Out of Avon:
Rose-coloured Starling at Stone, S Gloucestershire

Reports: Nancy Barrett, Paul Bowyer, Antony Bridges, Dru Brooke-Taylor,  Di Bunniss, Raoul Chandrasakera, Derek Clarke, Pete Coslett, Chris Craig, Richard Giles and Fiona Neate, Rob Hargreaves, David Hughes, Nigel Jones, Chris Teague,