Yet another windy, wet and dismal day, but still mild. Apparently a bit drier at Chew which produced most of today's sightings.
Note: Moreton hide at Chew has been roped off for repairs. Please do not attempt to access it until the work is complete.Lesser Scaup
Wheatear, White Wagtail
Oldbury Power Station:
c.55 Lapwing, 4 Grey Plover, c.150 Curlew, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 2 Knot, c.200 Dunlin, 3 Stonechat, 4 Chiffchaff (2 singing)
|A late, damp Wheatear on the wall at Chew (Ian Stapp)|
BELOW M4 & BANES
A few Pheasants, but no partridges.
2 Red-legged Partridge.
Newton St Loe:
38 species including Green Woodpecker and 20+ Greenfinch.
3 Shelduck, 1 f Scaup, 1 m Lesser Scaup, 11 Goldeneye, 6 Goosander, 7 Lapwing, 3 Snipe, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Lesser Yellowlegs, 1 Tawny Owl calling at 14.30, 1 Green Woodpecker, Fieldfare, Redwing, 2 Stonechat.
1 f. Scaup, 15 Goldeneye, 2 Goosander, 1 Water Rail, 9 Great White Egret, 5 Little Egret, 13 Grey Heron, 15 flyover Lapwing, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 G BB Gull , 1 Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Kingfisher, 8 Jackdaw, 2 Cetti's (calling), 2 Grey Wagtail.