Saturday, 13 March 2021

13-03-21 Saturday - Fulmar

 Temp 6 to 10 to 4°C. Odd bits of sun, heavy rain, hail, heavy winds, the lot today

Brent Goose
Kittiwake, Mediterranean Gull
Arctic Skua
Leach's Petrel
Red Kite
Barn Owl
Marsh Tit
Cuckoo (95%)

13-3-21 Tawny Owl, Eastville Park (Allan Chard)

Bedminster, Victoria Park
We had a sighting of a Cuckoo in one of the large trees along the hill avenue side of Victoria Park this morning.95% certain of it. Bryony got it in the binoculars for a good few seconds. A bit early we know but thought it might be of interest

Eastville Park:
1 Tawny Owl

Duchess Park:
6 Canada Geese, 2 Mute Swan, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 3 LBB Gull, 1 Jay, 1 f Stonechat

Gatcombe, Long Ashton:
2 Mallard, 4 Herring Gull, 1 LBB Gull, 1 Buzzard, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 7 Redwing, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Goldfinch

13-03-21 Greenfinch St George (Lee Gardiner)
St George:
2 Greenfinch - came in on a hail storm


Arctic Skua

13-03-21 Grey Wagtail NP (Lisa Presland)
New Passage
1 Grey Wagtail

Severn Beach:
Brent Goose, c.40 Kittiwake, 1 Leach's Petrel, 3 Gannet, 5 Oystercatcher, 40+ Turnstone, 60+ Dunlin, 1  Redshank

100+ Redwing

Bodkin Hazel Wood, Petty France:
Skylark, 1 Marsh Tit, Blackbird, Redwing, Song Thrush, 15 Chaffinch, 40 Linnet, 1 Yellowhammer


Portishead garden:

13-3-21 Gannet, Ladye Bay (Paul Chapman)
Clevedon-Ladye Bay:
10 Kittiwake, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Fulmar, 10 Gannet, 1 Sparrowhawk

13-3-21 Black-tailed Godwit, Dowlais (Paul Chapman)
10 Shelduck, 20 Shoveler, 14 Teal - 7 prs, 1 m Goosander, 1 Gannet, 16 Lapwing, 10 Curlew, 1 sum/plum Black-tailed Godwit, 120 Dunlin, 2 Chiffchaff - singing - inc the one by Strode Rd Bridge, 1 f Blackcap, 8 Pied Wagtail, 3 White Wagtail

Kenn garden:
Black Redstart 

Weston, Anchor Head:


13-3-21 Golden Plover, Cold Ashton (Peter Coslett)
Marshfield, Down Road:
24 Golden Plover at Cold Ashton, 2 Herring Gull, 3 LBB Gull, 2 Buzzard, 1 Jay,  3 Raven, 15 Skylark, 20 Fieldfare, 2 Pied Wagtail, 12 Corn Bunting, 5 Yellowhammer

Bitton, Hill House field:
Barn Owl at 17:00

1 Blackcap - singing, putting the finishing touches to he repertoire

South Stoke:
1 GBB Gull

13-03-21 Barn Owl  Farmborough (Antony Bridges)
1 Barn Owl

Red Kite heading West 15:30


Chew Valley Lake:
Daily and yearly bird permits in our new online booking system which should be up and running by 22nd March. Contact Woodford Lodge. Access to hides 29th March

Reports: Antony Bridges, Dru Brooke-Taylor, Peter Bryant, Paul Chapman, Allan Chard, Peter Coslett, John Croxton, Jane Cumming, Stephan Curtis, Barry Dursley, Lee Gardiner, David Gibbs, Patrick Hancock, Geoff Hardman, Simon Harris, Pete Harrison, Peter Hazelwood,  Nick Hudson, Bryony Lewis, Pete O'Byrne, Lisa Presland, Phil Quinn, Dean Reeves, Carol Rushton, Rich Scantlebury, Howard Taffs, Paul Williams, blagdonlakebirds, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG