Nice sunny day, clouded over late on.Firecrest
Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, Curlew Sandpiper, Ruff,
|29-09-20 Grey Heron CVL (George Stacey)|
1 Chiffchaff, 1 Grey Wagtail
Clifton - Percival Rd garden:
12 Mute Swan,3 Coot (1 liberated from the reed cages and promptly attacked by 2 others), 1 Cormorant, 1 Grey Heron.
Stoke Park, Purdown:
|29-09-20 Kingfisher OPS (Pete Hazelwood)|
Pintail, 17 Grey Plover, 3 Bar-t Godwit, 34 Curlew, 250 Dunlin, 45 Redshank
|29-09-20 Ruff NP-NW-PWL (Paul Bowerman)|
|29-09-20 Grasshopper Warbler GV (Shane Pannell)|
Wains Hill - vismig
Peregrine - juv, chasing the corvids, 2 Chiffchaff, - in the bushes - over 9 alba Wagtails, 19 Chaffinch, 1 Redpoll, 5 Linnet, 12 Goldfinch
|29-09-20 Firecrest SP (Paul Gregory)|
Black-tailed Godwit, 10 Swallow, 3 Chiffchaff, .3 Firecrest, 50 Meadow Pipit, 30 Chaffinch, Redpoll, Siskin,,
Worle - garden:
31 Goldfinch - on feeders and ground,
BELOW M4 & BANES
|29-09-20 Dunnock MF (Pete Coslett)|
2 Buzzard, 2 Kestrel, 2 Raven, 2 Swallow, 18 Sky Lark, Chiffchaff, 5 Dunnock, 5 Stonechat, 5 Pied Wagtail, 22 Meadow Pipit, 90 Linnet, 12 Yellowhammer - first Clouded Yellow of the year.
|29-09-20 Little Owl Compton Dando (Ian Stapp)|
1 Kestrel, 40+ Jackdaw, 200+ Starling,
2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Garganey, 2 Pintail, 4 Black-t Godwit, 1 Greenshank, ringed Herring Gull - White BA & Yellow AP - plus others not made out, 1 Great White Egret, 3 Little Egret
|29-09-20 Egrets CVL (Dru Brooke-Taylor)|
Chew Valley Lake
Egrets - 57+ Great White Egret, 23 Little Egret - around the lake today
Waders - Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 3 Ruff, 2 Greenshank, 5 Black-t Godwit, 7 Green Sandpiper, 21 Snipe, 37 Dunlin, 3 Lapwing, 4 Ringed Plover.
|29-09-20 Cattle Egret CVL (George Stacey)|
8 Snipe, 8 Cattle Egret, 4 Grey Heron, 6 Great White Egret,
2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Yellow-l Gull, 8 Cattle Egret, - flew towards Parkland, 6 Grey Heron, 30 Great White Egret, 9 Little Egret,
|29-09-20 Snipe CVL Herriotts Bridge (Ian Stapp)|
Herriott's inc Pool:
1 Shelduck, 2 Water Rail, 9 Little Grebe, 2 Lapwing, 3 Black-t Godwit, 4 Ruff, 24 Dunlin, 3 Curlew Sandpiper, 26 Snipe, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 9 Green Sandpiper, 1 Spotted Redshank, 2 Greenshank, 6 Great Black-b Gull, 8 Cattle Egret, 11 Grey Heron, 25+ Great White Egret, 14 Little Egret, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Marsh Harrier, 2 Buzzard, 3 Kingfisher, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Jackdaw, 2 Raven, 3 Cetti's Warbler. 12+ Long-t Tit, 1 Reed Warbler, 2 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 2 Reed Bunting,
OUT OF AREA
1 Black-browned Albatross just flown east passed at 8:30 veering across towards the Welsh coast.
Steart - Stockland Marsh:
Please can you help with these records?
Now that the Avon Bird report has been published, we are starting preparatory work on the 2020 work. All the following records were broadcast on Birdguides but we have no idea who the observer(s) were – if you know anything about any of these sightings please get in touch with either the blog team, or direct to the AOG at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can get more details.
Chipping Sodbury Common
Barrow Gurney Res
Reports: Nancy Barrett, Paul Bowerman, Dru Brooke Taylor, Chris Craig, Ken Carruthers, Pete Coslett, David Esam, Brian Gibbs, Paul Gregory, Nick Hawkridge, Shane Pannell, Matt Plenty, Dean Reeves, Lyndon Roberts, Rich Scantlebury, George Stacey, Ian Stapp, Nigel Stickland, Howard Taffs, Chris, Teague