Sunday, 8 November 2020

08-11-20 Sunday- Little Gull

Mostly overcast and sometimes very gloomy, some rain, the odd spell of sunshine. Very mild.

Long-tailed Duck, Red-breasted Merganser
Golden Plover 
Little Gull
Great White Egret 
Black Redstart
Brambling, Siskin, Snow Bunting 

Clifton Down:
1 Firecrest opposite Zoo car park

08-11-20 Brambling Eastville (Michael Davis)
Eastville - Clay Bottom:

7th - 1 m Brambling 

Stoke Park, Duchess Pond:
1 pr Stonechat

Stoke Bishop:
Garden -1 Blackcap ( first one of the winter here)


08-11-20 male Black Redstart, OPS (Barry Dursley)

Oldbury Power Station:
 Black Redstart

Pilning Wetlands:
1 Black-tailed Godwit, 20 Lapwing, 30 Redshank 25 Dunlin, 30 Snipe

New Passage:
1 Snow Bunting still ( many photos on Twitter), plus a second bird briefly

Oldland Common:
Garden - 2 Fieldfare


Woodpigeons everywhere Robins and Blackbirds in odd places and more than usual numbers,  20+ Redwing, 50 Meadow Pipit

08-11-20 Pochard, Portbury Wharf (Jason Williams)

Portbury Wharf:
4 Shelduck, 6+ Mallard,c 25 Wigeon,  Shoveler, 2 Teal, 8 Tufted Duck, 3 Pochard  3 Coot, 6 Little Grebe, 3 Lapwing, 1 Barn Owl, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 5+ Magpie, Great Tit, 6+ LTT, 2 Cetti's Warbler, Wren,2 Stonechat, 4 Grey Wagtail

Clevedon Pill - 1 Grey Plover, 10+ Turnstone, 1 Grey Wagtail
Yeo Estuary - 1 Bar-headed Goose with 7 Canada Goose (the recently-reported  flock of 8?), 2 Egyptian Geese, 10 Shoveler, 1 Goosander, 1 Red-breasted Merganser, 1 Golden Plover 

Felton Common:
1 Stonechat, 1 Yellowhammer

Sand Point:
Tawny Owl calling, 1 Chiffchaff, 8 Goldcrest, 3 Redwing, 7 Chaffinch, 1 Brambling,1 Siskin


Combe Hay - Midford:
Cam Brook - 1 Otter 


08-11-20 Little Gull, Barrow Tanks (Bri Thompson)

Barrow Tanks:
1 m Long-tailed Duck, 4 Little Gull

5 Goldeneye, 68 Lapwing, 3 Great White Egret 

Chew Valley Lake

No reports, but this exciting new book available to order now at pre-publication discount of £19.95

08-11-20 Birds of Chew Valley Lake by Keith Vinicombe ( PRE ORDER LINK)

Reports: Paul Bowerman, Jane Cumming, Michael Davis,  Ian Dickie,  Barry Dursley, Sean Davies, Paul Francis, Paul Gregory, Simon Harris, Tom Marsh, Mike Moxon, Dean Reeves, Martin Tayler,  Bri Thompson, Tony Scott,  Roger White, Jason Williams, blagdonlakebirds