Saturday, 27 March 2021

27-03-21 Saturday - Slavonian Grebe

Around 12°C, with some showers.  

Long-tailed Duck, Slavonian Grebe
Grey Plover, Bar-tailed Godwit
Spotted Redshank 
Great White Egret
Ring-necked Parakeet 
Marsh Tit 
Sand Martin
Red Kite


27-3-21 Grey Wagtail, Eastville Park (Martin Tayler)

Eastville Park:
Sparrowhawk, Nuthatch, Grey Wagtail

Stoke Bishop (garden):
2f & 1m Blackcap

Coombe Dingle (River Trym):
2 Grey Wagtail

Redland Park:
Green Woodpecker, 4 Great Tit, 2 Nuthatch, 4 Great Tit


New Passage/Northwick:
Mute Swan, 1 f Merlin

27-3-21 Merlin, New Passage (Lisa Presland)

Severn Beach:
Report of Ring-Necked Parakeet

Yate (Brimsham Park Lake):
2 Moorhen, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Wren

27-3-21 Woodpigeons, Downend (Barry Dursley)

27-3-21 Little Owls, Horton (Christopher Teague)


Prior's Wood & Portbury:
Pheasant, Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Herring Gull, LBB Gull, Buzzard, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Coal Tit, 2 Marsh Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, 5 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, Goldcrest, Wren, Nuthatch, Wren, Starling, Blackbird, Mistle Thrush, Robin, House Sparrow, Chaffinch. Also: 1 Bee-Fly and one or two Bluebells already flowering in Prior's Wood.

Clevedon - Yeo:
15 Canada Goose, 140 Shelduck, 50 Wigeon (So quite a few have left now), Mallard present, 60 Teal, 16 Tufted Duck, 4 Coot, 12 Oystercatcher, 9 Lapwing, 110 Curlew, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 11 Turnstone, 1 Dunlin, 150 Redshank, 1 Spotted Redshank, 6 BH Gull, 10 Herring Gull, 7 Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 Sand Martin

150 Shelduck, 10 Wigeon, 44 Teal, 1 Grey Plover, 56 Redshank,  Cormorant, 1 Little Egret, 1 probable female Merlin (seen on ground briefly then lost to view), 1 Sand Martin, 1 Skylark (singing)

Kingston Seymour:
Egyptian Goose, 40 Wigeon, 20 Teal, 7 Tufted Duck, 1 f Goosander, 20 Oystercatcher, 30 Curlew, 16 Turnstone, Snipe, 2 Little Egret, 3 Sand Martin, Cetti's Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 30 Meadow Pipit

27-03-21 Chaffinch, Sand Point (Kevin Duell)

Kenn Moor:
14 Snipe


27-3-21 Sparrowhawk, Stanton Drew (Raoul Chandrasakera)

Two eggs now at Peregrine nest

Bath (Twerton, garden):
4 Jay, 3 Magpie, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 1 Chaffinch singing

27-3-21 Buzzard, Chew Stoke (Lucy Masters)

1 Red Kite, 4 Buzzard, 1 Dipper


Barrow Tanks:
1 Long-tailed Duck, 25 Sand Martin

Chew Valley Lake:
1 Egyptian Goose, 2 Pintail, 12 Goldeneye, 1 Water Rail, 2 Slavonian Grebe, 22 Common Gull, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Great White Egret, 2 m Marsh Harrier, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 4 Grey Wagtail

Breeding Waders of Wet Meadows in Avon
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