Wednesday, 30 June 2021

30-06-21 Wednesday - Black-winged Stilt

After a slow start the temp shot up to 21°C and the humidity - oow 

Black-winged Stilts
Hobby
Little Owl
Quail
Barn Owl

30-06-21 Black-winged Stilt Pilning Wetlands (Graham Wagner)

BRISTOL


Bishopston - garden:
1 Blackcap - singing again

Stockwood Open Spaces:
Great Spotted and Green Woodpecker

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

New Passage/Northwick:
1 Dunlin - sum plum, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Buzzard, 1 Hobby, 3 Sand Martin, 

30-06-2021 Black-winged Stilt Pilning (Graham Wagner)
Pilning Wetlands:
3 Mute Swan, 12 Shelduck, 25 Gadwall, 123 Mallard, 6 Teal, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Moorhen + 1 chick, 8 Coot +5 chicks, 2 Little Grebe, 2 Black-winged Stilts, 7 Oystercatcher,  Avocet, Little Ringed Plover, 14 Lapwing, 1 Curlew, 1 Black-tailed Godwit - sum plum, 1 Ruff, 8 Redshank, 27 Black-headed Gull - inc 3 juv, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker - juv,  4 Swallow - inc 3 juv, 9 House Martin, 1 Sedge Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 30 Starling - foraging on the salt marsh, 4 Meadow Pipit - 1 in song flight, 5+ Linnet, 2+ Reed Bunting

Inglestone Common:
1 Little Owl

NORTH SOMERSET

Weston-Super-Mare:
3 Peregrine juv doing well.

Bleadon Levels:
2 Shelduck + 3 ducklings, 12 Swift - foraging and screaming over Walborough, 63 Redshank, 2 Kestrel, 

BELOW M4 & BANES

Marshfield:
1 Quail - calling, Swift, 1 Buzzard, 5+ Swallow, 8 Skylark, Pied Wagtail, 12+ Linnet, 10+ Corn Bunting, Yellowhammer, 

Bath- St Johns Church:
3 Peregrine juv providing some excellent photo opportunities

Oldland Common - garden:
1 Red Kite - over, going north at 6:30pm

RESERVOIRS

Barrow Tanks:
1 Hobby - missing Martin sp

Chew Valley Lake
 
30-06-21 Mute Swan CVL (George Stacey)
Stratford:

8 Mute Swan - inc 6 cygnets, 1 Lapwing, 1 Hobby

30-06-21 Barn Owl CVL (George Stacey)
Herriott's inc Pool:

2 Green Sandpiper, 1 Little Egret, 1 Barn Owl, 1 Kingfisher

Reports: Dru Brooke-Taylor, Peter Coslett, Andy Davis, Paul Francis, Nick Hawkridge, Mike Jackson, Phil Quinn, Aravind Ramesh, George Stacey, Bri Thompson, Graham Wagner

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

29-06-21 Tuesday - Black-winged Stilt

Cloudy, dry, Cool and dull, brighter later.

Black-winged Stilt 
  
BRISTOL

Hengrove - garden:
30 - mixed flock of Swift and House Martin - just as I got home

29-06-21 Peregrine Bristol (Adèle Remazeilles)
Bristol Bridge - 1 Redcliff Street:
2 Peregrine - roosting on the window ledge.

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Oldbury Power Station:
At least 6 Moorhen juvs still on the lake - 3 broods: 2 well-grown, 3 medium and 1 small, 1 Coal Tit - fledgling, 2 Blackcap - fledgling, 4 Lesser Whitethroat - started singing again, must be starting second broods

Pilning Wetlands:
2 Black-winged Stilt 

NORTH SOMERSET

Gordano Valley - Walton Moor, BOC walk:
8 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck (f), 3 Pheasant, 2 Stock Dove,7 Woodpigeon, 40 Swift - big mixed flock, 3 Herring Gull, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 9 Buzzard, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 4 Rook, 15 Carrion Crow, 4 Raven, 1 Coal Tit, 6 Blue Tit, 5 Great Tit, 5 Skylark, 4 Sedge Warbler - probable nest sites on reserve, 15 Swallow - most over Moor Road, 16 House Martin - most in mixed flock over Moor Road, 9 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 10 Blackcap - singing, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Nuthatch, 15 Wren, 3 Treecreeper, 5 Mistle Thrush - family party, 3 Song Thrush, 3 Blackbird, 10 Robin, 2 Stonechat - pair at Moor Road, 2 Dunnock, 8 House Sparrow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 4 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch, 15 Goldfinch, 4 Reed Bunting

Clevedon - Yeo:
10 Canada Goose-  + 7 juvs not new, 32 Mute Swan - all at KP, 45 Shelduck - + broods of 8, 9 and 10 - not new, 90 Mallard, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Swift - yesterday ~ 15 feeding around Kenn mouth, 4 Coot, 
4 Oystercatcher, 6 Lapwing, 1 Whimbrel, 60 Curlew, 32 Redshank, 80 Black-headed Gull, 70 Herring Gull, 1 GBB Gull, 25 LBB Gull, 1 Great White Egret - feeding at KP - a fresh water pool, 4 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 5 Swallow, 5 House Martin - seen yesterday with Swifts

Backwell Lake:

29-06-21 Mute Swan Nailsea Moor (Rob Hawkridge)
Nailsea Moor:
Mute Swan and family

Weston-Super-Mare - St Georges:
a few Swift & House Martin, 1 Skylark, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Blackcap, a distant Whitethroat, 3 Reed Bunting

BELOW M4 & BANES

Burnett:
30 large gulls, 5 Buzzard, 20 corvid - all circling over a field

Pensford:
9 Mallard, 5 Swift, 9 Jackdaw, 20 House Sparrow, 1 Dipper, 2 Grey Wagtail

RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake
 
Dam:
100+ Canada Goose, 50+ Swift, 60+ Swallow & Martin H & S, 3 Pied Wagtail

Woodford:
4 GBB Gull, 1 GS Woodpecker, 2100+ Swift, Swallows & Martins over lake, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Goldfinch

29-06-21 Sand Martin CVL (Ian Stapp)
Heron's Green:

106 Canada Goose, 50+ Swift, 4 Little Grebe - pool, 2 GBB Gull, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel (m), 1 GS Woodpecker, 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 20+ Carrion Crow, 2 Raven, 60+ Sand Martin - flock of 40 on the wall coming and going, 40 Swallow & House Martin, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 9 House Sparrow (wall), 4 Pied Wagtail, 4 Reed Bunting

Moreton:
34 Canada Goose - field back hide, 2 Stock Dove, 30+ Woodpigeon, 2 Lapwing - flew past hide, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 4+ Reed Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 2 Garden Warbler, 2 Wren, 2 Robin, 20+ Chaffinch, 4 Reed Bunting
Cottage - Flock of 50+ small birds - 28 Long-t Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, 2 Coal Tit, 3 Goldfinch, Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, & 2 Blackbird

Herriott's inc Pool:
18 Canada Goose - pool & 70+ on the lake, 24 Mute Swan - pool + 1 Cygnet, 34 Mute Swan - out on lake, 2 Shelduck, 4 Shoveler, 140+ Gadwall, 5 Pochard, 5 Teal, 42 Tufted Duck, 40+ Swift, 120+ Coot - pool, 2 Moorhen - pool, 21 BH Gull, 4 GBB Gull, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 4 Jackdaw, 50+ H & S Martin & Swallow, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting

Reports:  Judy Copeland, Alan Daniells, Rob Daw, Nick Hawkridge, Rob Hawkridge, Matt Hull,  John Lewis, Adèle Remazeilles, Harvey Rose, Ian Stapp, opsbirding

Monday, 28 June 2021

28-06-21 Monday - Black-winged Stilts still present

Rain first thing, giving way slowly to dull and damp. Bristol temperatures around mid-teens°C all day

Black-winged Stilt - present for their 4th  day
Whimbrel, Ruff 
Great White Egret
Sedge Warbler - within Bristol boundary
 
BRISTOL

Ashton Marsh and Colliters Brook:
2 Feral Pigeon, 7 Woodpigeon, 7 Swift, 4 Herring Gull, 18 Lesser Black-backed Gull  (4 sitting birds and 2 young), 1 Kestrel, 2 Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 3 Rook, 7 Carrion Crow,  2 Great Tit, 1 Sedge Warbler  (alarm calls l from same site as May's observation), 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap,1 Whitethroat, 6 Wren, 
20 Starling, 1 Song Thrush, 4 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 5 Dunnock, 3 House Sparrow, 1 Pied Wagtail, 5 Greenfinch, 15 Goldfinch, 1 Reed Bunting 

Bedminster Down:
Mostly on Yew Tree Farm footpaths - 15 Woodpigeon,1 Collared Dove, 6 Swift, 1 Herring Gull, 8 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1Sparrowhawk, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1Green Woodpecker,1 Jay, 4 Magpie, 4 Jackdaw, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1Skylark, 3 Swallow, 2 House Martin, 9 Chiffchaff, 8 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 8 Wren, 6 Song Thrush, 9  Blackbird, 3 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 2 Grey Wagtail, 12 Goldfinch 

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Pilning Wetlands:
2 Mute Swan, 73 Shelduck, 89 Mallard (+ one young duckling), 23 Gadwall, 6 Teal, 6 Shoveler, 9 Tufted Duck, 2 Swift, 1 Cormorant, 6 Moorhen (and 7 chicks),7 Coot (with 5 chicks between them), 3 Little Grebe, 26 Oystercatcher, 2 Black-winged Stilt, 5 Lapwing,1 Ruff,1 Black-tailed Godwit, 7 Redshank, 32 Curlew, 11 Whimbrel, 36 Black-headed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Raven, 7 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow,  3 Skylark, 5+ Reed Warbler (none singing), 6 Pied Wagtail, 4 Meadow Pipit (including one male in song flight), 6 Linnet (family group),  1m Reed Bunting

Chipping Sodbury:
Ridge Woods - 2 Swift, 18 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 3 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 5 Rook, 1 Carrion Crow, 4 Blue Tit, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 9 Wren, 13 Starling, 7 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 4 Robin, 2 House Sparrow, 2 Dunnock, 2 
Bullfinch , 1 Greenfinch, 5 Goldfinch

Filton Park:
Garden -1 male GS Woodpecker feeding juvenile, 5 Great Tit (4 juveniles), 1 juv Robin,1 juv Dunnock, 1 juv Goldfinch

Bromley Heath:
A4174 Wally Wicket roundabout - Great White Egret over at 7.40 a.m.

NORTH SOMERSET

No reports

BELOW M4 & BANES

28-06-21 Grey Heron NSL (NSL-Birding)
Newton-St Loe:

7 Grey Heron, 2 Bullfinch, 3 Greenfinch

RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake
 
Heron's Green:
1 Common Sandpiper, 80 Sand Martin

Herriott's inc Pool:
2 Common Gull

Reports:  Liza and Andy Barker, Alan Daniells, Andy Davis, Paul Gregory, John Lewis, Phil Quinn, nslbirding

Sunday, 27 June 2021

27-06-21 Sunday - Black-winged Stilt.

 Warm wind, with cloud and sun in equal measure - got up to 20°C. Threatening rain

Black-winged Stilt, Hobby
Wood Sandpiper

BRISTOL

Bishopston - garden:
3 Swift, 4 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-b Gull, 2 Carrion Crow, 5 Magpie, 1 Coal Tit - singing, 1 Blue Tit, 5 Starling, 5 Goldfinch

27-06-21 Tawny Owl EP (Pete Harrison)
Eastville Park - BOC walk:

14 Mute Swan, 39 Mallard, 1 Stock Dove - feeding on the grass on the other side of the river, 10 Swift, 
8 Moorhen, 10 Coot, 2 Herring Gull, 18 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Tawny Owl (f), 1  Kingfisher, 4  Jackdaw, 2 Raven, 4 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 4 Chiffchaff, 13~ Blackcap, 15~ Wren, 2 Starling, 2 Song Thrush, 8~ Blackbird, 1  Robin, 2 Grey Wagtail, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch

Stoke Park, inc Duchess Pond - BOC walk, cont:
9 Canada Goose, 26 Mallard, 1 Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Goldfinch, 1 Reed Bunting

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

27-06-21 Bullfinch OPS (Lisa Presland)
Oldbury Power Station:

3 Bullfinch (2f &m)

27-06-21 Grey Plover NP-NW-PWL (Bri Thompson)
Pilning Wetlands:
2 Teal, 2 Black-winged Stilt, 5 Avocet, 1 Grey Plover, Little Ringed Plover, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Hobby

Chipping Sodbury Ridge Wood:
1 Stock Dove, 17 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 2 Herring Gull, 1 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 5 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 3 Rook, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 2 House Martin, 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 7 Wren., 5 Blackbird, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Dunnock, 3 Bullfinch plus juv lurking in cover. 3 Goldfinch

NORTH SOMERSET

Bristol Airport:
1 Peregrine - carrying what looked like a small wader, past the window this evening

Weston-Super-Mare:
Clarence Park - 24 Swift - big group for this area
Locking Road - 1 Peregrine - taking Starling 

BELOW M4 & BANES

27-06-21 Peregrine Bath (BUPP)
Bath - St John's Church:

5 Peregrine - inc 3 juv, the (m) reintroduced after spending a few days recuperating. Was rescued from being trapped within the building structure.

Paulton:
25 Swift, 2 Stock Dove, 20 Woodpigeon, 1 Red Kite, 1 Little Owl, 2 Skylark, 1 Blackcap, 2 Chaffinch, 5 Goldfinch, 4 Yellowhammer - inc  juv being fed

RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake

27-06-21 Wood Sandpiper CVL (Raoul Chandrasakera)
Stratford Island:

Plenty of Swift, 2 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Red Kite

Reports: Paul Bowerman, Raoul Chandrasakera, Phil Crouter, Alan Daniells, Patrick Hancock, Pete Harrison, Nick Hawkridge, Adrian Hockey, Simon Isgar, Matt Plenty, Lisa Presland, Dean Reeves, Rich Scantlebury, Bri Thompson, Richard Williams

Saturday, 26 June 2021

26-06-21 Saturday - Black-winged Stilts

Warm and muggy after overnight rain.  Overcast morning with sunny spells and lots of rain-laden cloud but it stayed dry.  Light easterly wind.  Temperature rose to over 20°C, especially late in the day when the wind dropped and the sun came out.

Garganey
Black-winged Stilts
Whimbrels
Spotted Flycatchers


Marsh Tit at Cleeve (Ian Loats)
BRISTOL

Redland:
2 Swift, 2 House Martin


New Cut, Southville:
1 flyover Raven


Sea Mills station:
7 Redshank, 1 Black headed Gull, 1 GBB Gull, 6 LBB Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 6 House Martin (still nest-building, well behind schedule), 2 Whitethroat.


Withywood:
5 flyover Raven, probably a family




SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Pilning Wetlands:
c.60 Shelduck, 1 Garganey, 2 Shoveler, 10 Mallard, 2 Moorhen, 3 Coot, pr. Black-winged Stilt20 Lapwing, Green Sandpiper, 3 Hobby, 4 Raven, 10 House Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 10 Starling, Pied Wagtail, 10 Goldfinch, 1 Reed Bunting.

Severn Beach:
Peregrine.


NORTH SOMERSET

Sheepway/Portbury (BBS):
31 species including 8 Swift, 2 Stock Dove, 6 Collared Dove, 4 Herring Gull nests on a warehouse roof with 9 downy young between them, 3 flyover Cormorant, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 2 Raven, 2 Swallow (far fewer than expected), 3 singing Chiffchaff, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Goldcrest, only one Wren - they've stopped singing, several juv. Robin, 1 Bullfinch. 

Clevedon - Yeo:
Canada Goose (and 7 juvs.) 22 Mute Swan, c.40 Shelduck  (plus broods: 12, 11 10 and 8), 110 Mallard, 3 Tufted Duck, 9 Swift, 2+ Coot, 6 Oystercatcher, 6 Lapwing, 2 Whimbrel, 45 Curlew, 1 Common Sandpiper, 42 Redshank, 110 Black-headed Gull, 25 Herring Gull, 40 LBB Gull, 6 Little Egret, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Buzzard, 4+ Swallow, 1 Chiffchaff, 6+ Reed Warbler, 60+ Starling (post-breeding flocks), 20 Linnet.

Cleeve - Kings Wood:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 2 Marsh Tit1 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 4 Wren, 1 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Siskin.

Goblin Combe:
adult and juvenile Spotted Flycatcher.

BELOW M4 & BANES

Marksbury Plain:
Red Kite

RESERVOIRS

no news

Reports:  Nancy Barrett, Tony Bridges, John Croxton, Jane Cumming, Alan Daniells, Neil Delaney, Alastair Fraser, Martyn Hayes, John Lewis, Ian Loats, Nick Page, Lisa Presland, Harvey Rose, opsbirdingTBOSG

Friday, 25 June 2021

25-06-21 Friday - Black-winged Stilt

Cold and wet to start, but it was a really nice day after 9:30. 

Black-winged Stilt, Wood Sandpiper
Barn Owl
Quail, Yellow Wagtail
 
25-06-21 Black-winged Stilt NP-NW - PWL (Paul Bowerman)

 BRISTOL

Eastville Park:
Mandarin (f)

Fishponds- garden:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker - juv

25-06-21 Reed Bunting Stoke Park (Allan Chard)
Stoke Park, Duchess Pond:

pr Reed Bunting

Greville Smythe Park
1 Red Rumped Parrot - still at large after several weeks on the loose

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

25-06-21 Black-t Godwit OPS (Peter Hazelwood)
Oldbury Power Station:

35/40 Swift, 6 Little Grebe - 4 very small juvs. - 2nd brood, 28 Curlew, 3 Black-tailed Godwit + juv, 1 Redshank, 2 Mediterranean Gull - ad & 2nd sum, 1 Barn Owl - yacht club, 1 Hobby, 1 Stonechat - juv

Pilning Wetlands:
Black-winged Stilt, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Wood Sandpiper

Chittening Warth - Power station:
2 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Spotted Flycatcher - ad, 

Yate Rocks:
1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 1 Peregrine - making life hard for the BZ 

Chipping Sodbury - Ridge Wood:
2 Swift, 16 Woodpigeon, 5 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow - inc juv, 9 Rook - inc 1 juv, 7 Blue Tit, 3 Great Tit, 1 House Martin, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 7 Wren, 6 Blackbird, 5 Robin - inc 1 juv, 4 Dunnock - inc 2 juv, 2 Goldfinch

NORTH SOMERSET

No Reports

BELOW M4 & BANES

Marshfield:
1 Quail, 1 Yellow Wagtail

Paulton:
30 Swift, 2 Stock Dove, 7 Herring Gull, 40 LBB Gull, 1 Buzzard, 2 Swallow, 4 House Martin, 3 Chiffchaff, 17 Starling, 6 Chaffinch, 2 Yellowhammer

RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake
1 Goldeneye (f) and 5 ducklings still

Heron's Green 
Pool - 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Little Grebe, 1 Hobby, 1 Reed Warbler - singing, 1 Reed Bunting
Bay - Many Canada Goose, 2 Mute Swan + 5cygnet, Tufted Duck, Great Crested Grebe, smattering of Sand and House Martin

Herriott's inc Pool:
1 Red Kite, 25 Sand Martin

Reports: John Barnett,  Paul Bowerman, Allan Chard, Alan Daniells, Andy Davis, Ed Drewitt, Rob Emery, Patrick Hancock, Peter Hazelwood, Ian Loats, Andy Middleton, Linda Moysey, John Thorogood, 

Thursday, 24 June 2021

24-06-21 Thursday - Red Kites

 Overcast with sunny spells and some morning showers.  Light westerly wind rising in the evening, with more showers.  Temp up to 20°C.

Red Kites
   
Goldeneye family at Chew (Ian Stapp)
BRISTOL

Redland, a garden:
1 Woodpigeon, 4 Feral Pigeon, 2 Swift, 1 juv. Great Tit (after a recent dearth of all tit species), 1 Robin, 12+ House Sparrow.

Lockleaze:
A Collared Dove, Starlings and House Sparrows appreciated a garden bird bath.

Bath time in a Lockleaze garden (Patrick Hardyman Richards)
SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

New Passage:
family of Whitethroats.

Chipping Sodbury - Ridge Woods:
11 Woodpigeon, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 8 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 3 Rook, 3 Carrion Crow, 6 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 4 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest, 12 Wren, 7 Starling, 9 Blackbird, 4 Robin, 2 House Sparrow, 3 Dunnock, 1 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch, 1 Greenfinch, 5 Goldfinch.

Collared Dove in a Lockleaze garden (Patrick Hardyman Richards)
NORTH SOMERSET

Portishead:
family of juv. Great Tits being introduced to the fatball feeder.


BELOW M4 & BANES

Marshfield (ice cream dairy):
Red Kite

Goldfinch at Chew (Ian Stapp)
RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake
1 f. Goldeneye with 5 ducklings, plenty of Swallow and House Martin.      


Dam:
100+ Canada Goose, 5 Swift, 3 Pied Wagtail.

Woodford:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 20+ Swift, 4 GBB Gull, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 3 Goldfinch.

Heron's Green:
10+ Swift, 4 Little Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 1 m. Kestrel, 2 Raven, 2 Sand Martin, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 4 Pied Wagtail, 1 Reed Bunting.

Moreton:
18 Canada Goose, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 2 Raven, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 4+ Reed Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 2 Garden Warbler, 12 LT Tit, 10+ Chaffinch, 4 Reed Bunting.

Herriott's inc Pool:
100+ Canada Goose, 57 Mute Swan, 2 Shelduck, 103 Gadwall, 14 Teal, 6 Shoveler, 9 Pochard, 37 Tufted Duck, 4 Swift, 2 Moorhen, 120+ Coot, 7 Black-headed Gull, 5 GBB Gull, 1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 5 Jackdaw, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting.

Over grass-cutting nearby:
2 Red Kite, 2 Buzzard, 2 Raven. 

Reports:  Phil Barlow, Nancy Barrett, Jane Cumming, Alan Daniells, Patrick Hardyman Richards, Ian Stapp

Wednesday, 23 June 2021

23-06-21 Wednesday- Golden Plover

 A fine day with morning sunshine and light NW breeze. Temperature in Bristol: 10 to 21°C

Long-tailed Duck
Golden Plover
Red Kite
Hobby
Spotted Flycatcher
23-06-21 Whitethroat, East Harptree (George Stacey)
BRISTOL


Bishopston:
4 Raven - 2ad, 2 juv,  2 Coal Tit

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Oldbury Power Station: 
2 Rock Pipit- adult feeding juvenile

New Passage/ Pilning Wetlands:
Early migrants including -2 Teal, 5 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Curlew, 2 Green Sandpiper, 100 Black-headed Gull. 

Chipping Sodbury- Ridge Woods:
1 Pheasant, 8 Swift, 13 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 9 Magpie, 13 Jackdaw, 1 Rook,1 Coal Tit, 8 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit,1 House Martin,3 Chiffchaff, 6 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 16 Wren, 3 Starling, 6 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 8 Robin, 3 House Sparrow, 3 Dunnock, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Bullfinch, 1 Greenfinch,1 Goldfinch

NORTH SOMERSET

23-06-21 Long-tailed Duck, Portbury Wharf ( Chris Clarke)

23-06-21 Starling, Portbury Wharf ( Chris Clarke)
Portbury Wharf:
6 Canada Goose, 3 Shelduck, 12 Mallard, 6 Tufted Duck, 2 Long-tailed Duck 2 Oystercatcher, 115 Lesser Black backed Gull– of which 54 were chicks , 10 Herring Gull, 3 Cormorant , 1 Starling (Also a a Muntjac )
23-06-21 Golden Plover, Clevedon ( Diana Bunniss) 

Wing v Tail length
Clevedon-  golf course :
2 Shelduck, 1 Mallard plus 1duckling, 1 Cormorant, 2 Shelduck, 1 Moorhen, 1 Golden Plover, 3 Blue Tit, 4 Wren, 2 Blackbird, 1 Robin, 3 Greenfinch, 4 Goldfinch, 

BELOW M4 & BANES

23-06-21 Pied Wagtail, Marshfield ( Peter Coslett ) 

23-06-21 Spotted Flycatcher, Marshfield ( Peter Coslett )  

Marshfield- Shire Valley:
1 Stock Dove, 2 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 3 Raven, 8 Swallow, 3 Blackcap, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Mistle Thrush, 4 Spotted Flycatcher, 1 Grey wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail 

Bath:
Peregrine- family still at the church

East Harptree:
2 Whitethroat - adult feeding juvenile

RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake
 
Herriott's inc Pool:
30 Black-headed Gull, 2 Common Gull, 1 Little Egret, 4 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard, 1 Hobby 

Reports: Paul Bowerman, Diana Bunniss, Chris Clarke, Peter Coslett, Alan Daniells, Andy Davis, Margaret Gorely, Nick Hawkridge, Geoff Pudney,  George Stacey

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

22-06-21 Tuesday - Common Tern

Temp 10 to 18°C. Very Windy, Sunshine with fast moving clouds, cool

Green Sandpiper
Mediterranean Gull
Common Tern 
Great White Egret
Hobby
Spotted 
Flycatcher

22-6-21 Common Tern, Barrow Tanks (Bri Thompson)
BRISTOL


Filton:
12 Swift

Henbury garden:
1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch

Sea Mills:
1 Great White Egret (1st record for reporter)

Woodgrove Road:
1 Buzzard, 1 m Sparrowhawk chasing a Dunnock (Survived)

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

No reports

NORTH SOMERSET

22-6-21 Kestrel, Ashton Court (Chris James)
Ashton Court:
1 Kestrel

Cleeve, Goblin Combe:
3 Woodpigeon, 2 Stock Dove, 2 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Jay, 2 Magpie, 5 Jackdaw, 3 Carrion Crow, 6 Coal Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 5 Great Tit, 1 Swallow, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 8 Chiffchaff, 18 Blackcap - (1f) +2 juv, 3 Goldcrest, 21 Wren, 9 Nuthatch, 6 Blackbird, 4 Song Thrush, 2 Spotted Flycatcher, 4 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 2 Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch

22-06-21 Long-tailed Tit, Wains Hill ( Ian Loats)
Clevedon, Wains Hill:
2 Shelduck, 6 Skylark, 5 Blue Tit, 4 Great Tit, 16 Long-tailed Tit, 250 Starling, 8 Linnet, 8 Goldfinch

BELOW M4 & BANES

Keynsham nr Chocolate Factory:
30 House Martin

Paulton:
2 Little Owl

RESERVOIRS

22-6-21 Mediterranean Gull, Barrow Tanks (Bri Thompson)
Barrow Tanks:
1 ad Mediterranean Gull, 1 Common Tern, 1 Hobby, family Grey Wagtail

Chew Valley Lake
168 Canada Geese, 9 Reed Warbler, 

Dam:
200+ Canada Geese, 20+ Swift, 12+ Swallow & Martin, 3 Pied Wagtail    

Herons Green:
10+ Swift, 4 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Sand Martin, 12+ Swallow & Martin, 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Pied Wagtail, 3 Reed Bunting       

22-6-21 Blackcap, Moreton (Ian Stapp)
Moreton:
40 Tits inc 28 Long-tailed Tit and Goldcrest, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 4+ Reed Warbler, 5 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 4+ Chaffinch, 1 m Bullfinch, 2 Reed Bunting      
Butterfly: 3+ Meadow Brown, 3 Large Skipper, 2 Speckled Wood, 1 Black tailed Skimmer Dragonfly

22-6-21 Lapwing, Herriotts pool (Ian Stapp)
Herriotts Bridge & pool:
18 Canada Goose on pool and 100+ on Lake, 22 Mute Swan + 1 cygnet, 2 Shelduck, 6 Shoveler, 100+ Gadwall, 2 Teal, 8 Pochard, 1 f Goldeneye, 12 Swift, 100+ Coot, 1 Green Sandpiper, 2 Lapwing, 2 GBB Gull, 6 BH Gull, 3 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Sand Martin, 20+ Swallow and House Martin, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler

Reports: Stephen Curtis, Paul Francis, Patrick Hancock, Rob Hargreaves, Nick Hawkridge, Chris James, Ian Loats, Lois Pryce, Mathew Rogers, George Stacey, Ian Stapp, Howard Taffs, Bri Thompson, blagdonlakebirds, BUPP, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG

Monday, 21 June 2021

21-06-21 Monday

A chilly, overcast and sometimes wet Midsummer's Day - Bristol temperature peaked at 16 °C

Garganey
Red Kite    
21-06-21 Little Grebe, Heron's Green, CVL (Ian Stapp)

BRISTOL

Henleaze:
Southmead Swimming Lake - (inc delayed WeBS count) 4 Mallard - inc 3 ducklings, remains of 15 from 3 broods, 6 Moorhen - inc 2 juv, remains of 6 from 3 broods, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker - over, 2 Blackcap - singing, 1 pr Grey Wagtail 

Trooper's Hill
1 Red Kite at 2.00pm

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Pilning Wetlands:
3 Mute Swan, 2 9m +f)  Shoveler, 31 Mallard, 30 Gadwall, 3 Teal, 6 Tufted Duck, 8 Swift, 8 Coot (with four chicks between them), 5 Moorhen, 2 Little Grebe with 3 very young chicks, 10 Lapwing, 9 Redshank, 2 Green Sandpiper, 22 Black-headed Gull,1 Little Egret, 4 House Martin, 2 Swallow, 2 Skylark, 20+ foraging Starling, 5 Pied Wagtail, 2 Meadow Pipit, 1 m Reed Bunting

Chestle Pill - 11 Shelduck, 5 Mallard.6 Oystercatcher, 2 Curlew

Chipping Sodbury:
Ridge Woods - 22 species, including 1Herring Gull, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Rook, 2 House Martin, 2 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Goldcrest, 8 Dunnock inc 5 recently fledged, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Greenfinch

NORTH SOMERSET

Easton-in-Gordano:
Red Kite at 07.40

BELOW M4 & BANES

21-06-21 Adult and juvenile Peregrine (+ Green Woodpecker on the menu), St John's Church, Bath (BUPP)
Bath:
Now confident-ish on the wing, AB has taken to returning to the nest box to rest. This evening, dad delivered her a Green Woodpecker. Over an hour later, after AB had made such a meal of making a meal of it, mum came in from the camera pole and took it away

Paulton:
1 Stock Dove, 2 Herring Gull, 7 LBB Gull, 1 Buzzard, 1 Raven, 5 Skylark, 3 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Chaffinch, 6 Yellowhammer

RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake
 
Heron's Green:
200+ Swift, 4 Little Grebe, 2 GBB Gull, 2 Grey Heron, 1 f Kestrel, 50+ Swallow/House Martin, c100 Sand Martin (unprecedented number for June), 1 Sedge Warbler, 2 Reed Warbler, 1 Song Thrush, 3 Pied Wagtail, 4 Reed Bunting

Moreton:
Mute Swan + 5 cygnets, lots Swift, 150+ Great Crested Grebe, 3 GBB Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, lots  Swallow/House Martin ( + some Sand Martin in with them over lake), 2 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 4+ Reed Warbler,  2 Reed Bunting +  1 Fox 

Herriott's inc Pool:
28 Canada Goose, 26 Mute Swan, 2 Shelduck (all ducklings missing now), 6 Shoveler, 100+ Gadwall,  1 m Garganey, 4 Teal  8 Pochard, 300+ Swift, 130+ Coot, 2 Moorhen, 2 Lapwing, 4 GBB Gull,11 BH Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 6 Jackdaw, 50+ Swallow/House Martin,1 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler

Reports: Alan Daniells, Andy Davis, Nick Hawkridge, Julian Head, Patrick Hancock, Tim Marks, Phil Quinn, Ian Stapp, BUPP

Sunday, 20 June 2021

20-06-21 Sunday - Green Sandpiper

Temp 13 to 15°C. Grey and often wet day, not much wind

Long-tailed Duck
Green Sandpiper 
Red Kite
Hobby

BRISTOL

Henbury - golf course:
1 Hobby

Hotwells:
2 LBB Gull chicks, 2 Peregrine (A Bond), 1 Swallow, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Goldfinch + 2 fledged

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Portway  at Avonmouth:
1 Red Kite flying low over the houses

Chipping Sodbury, Ridge Woods:
1 House Martin, 5 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Goldcrest, 16 Wren - 2 recently fledged, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Bullfinch - 1 nest building, 3 Linnet 

NORTH SOMERSET

Portbury Wharf:
Long-tailed Duck

Weston Airfield:
1 juv Coot, 1 Green Sandpiper, Sedge and Reed Warbler

BELOW M4 & BANES

Bath, River Avon:
Sedge Warbler and possibly Reed Warbler - too much noise on the river to hear properly

RESERVOIRS

No reports

Reports: Dru Brooke-Taylor, Alan Daniells, Ian Dickie, Paul Gregory, Tim Marks, Mathew Rogers, blagdonlakebirds, BUPP, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG

Saturday, 19 June 2021

19-06-21 Saturday - Long-tailed Duck

Cooling breeze on a not very hot day - 18°C - - rain to finish

Long-tailed Duck, Greenshank
Garganey
Quail
  
BRISTOL

19-06-21 Dipper EP (Allan Chard)
Eastville Park:

1 Dipper

St Andrews:
1 Raven - nest nearby

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Chipping Sodbury:
Ridge Wood - 16 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Peregrine,  8 Magpie, 3 Jackdaw, 3 Rook, 2 Coal Tit, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Goldcrest, 14 Wren, 2 Starling, 10 Blackbird, 1 Song Thrush, 8 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 1 Bullfinch, 2 Greenfinch, 1 Goldfinch
Common (CSC) - 1 Cuckoo, 5 Chiffchaff, 4 Lesser Whitethroat, 7+ Whitethroat

Bradley Stoke:
1 Whitethroat - singing

NORTH SOMERSET

19-06-21 Greenshank PW (Chris Clarke)
Portbury Wharf:

2 Long-tailed Duck, (m & f/1st sum), 4 Oystercatcher, 1 Greenshank, 1 Mediterranean Gull - in the river, 50+ Black-backed Gull,

Clevedon - Dowlais:
2 Little Ringed Plover

Kingston Seymour - BBS:
66 Swift, 3 Stock Dove, 3 Lapwing, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Buzzard, 3 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 46 Rook, 6 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 3 Chiffchaff, 6 Reed Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 4 Whitethroat, 3 Song Thrush, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch

BELOW M4 & BANES

Marshfield:
3 Quail, 4 Stock Dove,1 Red Kite, Skylark, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Pied Wagtail, 8 Linnet, 11 Corn Bunting, 3 Yellowhammer

Bath - St John's Chuch:
4 Peregrine - inc 2 juv, with 1 juv (m) into care after getting stuck and rescued by a fire engine and crew - well done chaps.

Hunstrete - BBS:
5 Swift, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Buzzard, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 4 Song Thrush, 1 Skylark, 4 Chiffchaff, 12 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Nuthatch

RESERVOIRS

19-06-21 Med Gull, Common Tern BG (Sean Davies)
Barrow Tanks:

1 Common Tern, 1 Mediterranean Gull

Chew Valley Lake
500-1000 Swift - everywhere, and impossible really to estimate number

Heron's Green:
c30 Sand Martin

16-06-21 Garganey CVL (Ian Stapp)
Herriott's inc Pool:

2 Canada Goose - pool, 78 Canada on lake, 26 Mute Swan - pool + 1 cygnets, 6 Shelduck +2 ducklings, 1 Garganey (m), 14 Shoveler, 100+ Gadwall, 4 Teal, 17 Pochard, 200+ Swift, 100+ Coot - pool, 2 Moorhen - Pool, 2 Lapwing - pool, 7 Black-h Gull, 4 Great Black-b Gull, 4 Herring Gull, 3 Buzzard, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Hobby, 4 Jackdaw, 50+ Swallow & House Martin, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 4 House Sparrow, 2 Pied Wagtail, 1 Bullfinch (m)

OUT OF AREA:

East Harptree Woods:
~1 Crossbill - calling, 1 Siskin - singing

Reports: Paul Bowdler, Dru Brooke-Taylor, Karle Burford, Paul Chapman, Allan Chard, Chris Clarke, Mark Coller, Jane Cumming, Alan Daniells, Sean Davies, Andy Davis, Annie & Nick Hawkridge, Dean Reeves, Carol Rushton, Howard Taffs

Friday, 18 June 2021

18-06-21 Friday - Long-tailed Duck

Cooler, overcast, dull and with some rain 17°C

Long-tailed Duck
Snow Goose, Garganey

BRISTOL

18-06-21 GS-Woodpecker Hengrove (Rob Daw)
Hengrove - garden:
Great Spotted Woodpecker - juv on the feeder.

Bishopston - garden:
2 Coal Tit - 1 singing

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Chipping Sodbury - Ridge Wood:
7 Woodpigeon, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 6 Magpie, 1 Jackdaw, 4 Rook, 1 Coal Tit, 7 Blue Tit, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Goldcrest, 15 Wren - inc 3 juv, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Treecreeper, 5 Blackbird, 4 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 2 Bullfinch

18-06-21 Mistle Thrush Almondsbury (Véra Carpenter)
Almondsbury:
1 Mistle Thrush - juv

NORTH SOMERSET

18-06-2021 Long-tailed Duck-ad PW (Chris Clarke)
Portbury Wharf:

2 Long-tailed Duck (m ad +imm)

18-06-2021 Long-tailed Duck-imm PW (Jason Williams)
Puxton Moor:
2 Mute Swan, 1 Cormorant, 3 Grey Heron, 2 Buzzard, 3 Skylark, 7 + Swallow, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Chiffchaff, 5+ Reed Warbler, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Pied Wagtail, 1 Reed Bunting

BELOW M4 & BANES

Bath - St John's Church:
5 Peregrine - all 3 juv are exploring the perches around the nest box. VIDEO

RESERVOIRS

Stratford:
4 Lapwing, 1 Redshank, 

18-06-21 Snow Goose CVL (Ian Stapp)
Herriott's inc Pool:

14 Canada Goose pool, 78 Canada on lake, 1 Snow Goose - wall, 18 Mute Swan - pool + 2 cygnets, 1 Egyptian Goose, 5 Shelduck +5 ducklings, 1 Garganey (m - looking worn), 7 Shoveler, 80+ Gadwall, 6 Teal, 5 Pochard, 50+ Swift, 2 Lapwing, 13 Black-h Gull, 2 Great Black-b Gull, 5 Herring Gull, 3 Grey Heron,  1 Kingfisher - back of the pool, 4 Jackdaw, 12+ Swallow,  20+ House Martin, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 4 House Sparrow, 2 Pied Wagtail

Reports:  Rich Andrews, Darek Angell, Chris Clarke, Jane Cumming, Alan Daniells, Rob Daw, Nick Hawkridge, Ian Stapp, Chris Stone, Howard Taffs, Jason Williams

Thursday, 17 June 2021

17-06-21 Thursday - Red Kite

 Overcast with some drizzle, but fresher after last night's rain.  Temp rising to 23°C. 

Garganey
Red Kite
Quail

BRISTOL

Cumberland Basin & Hotwells:
1 Mute Swan, 7 Mallard, 47 Feral Pigeon, 18 Woodpigeon, 11 Herring Gull, 14 LBB Gull inc. nest with 2 chicks, 2 Cormorant, 5 Magpie, 19 Jackdaw, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Blackcap, 5 Blackbird, 2 Robin, Goldfinch.

Garden at Bishopston:
1 Buzzard seen off by 5 Carrion Crow, 6 Herring Gull, 5 Lesser Black-backed Gull.

Garden at Filton Park:
3 Great Spotted Woodpecker (female and 2 juveniles), 2 juv. Blue Tit, 2 juv. Great Tit, 3 Dunnock (1 adult and 2 juveniles).

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Yate Rocks (Yate/Chipping Sodbury):
pr. Great Spotted Woodpecker with m. juv., Magpie, Lesser Whitethroat, pr. Goldcrest with two juv., pr. Bullfinch.

Chipping Sodbury - Ridge Woods:
6 Woodpigeon, 2 Collared Dove, 1 Herring Gull, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 1 Rook, 2 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 1 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 House Martin, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 3 Goldcrest, 11 Wren, 1 Treecreeper, 9 Blackbird, 7 Robin. 1 Dunnock, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Goldfinch.

NORTH SOMERSET

Portishead boating lake:
90 Canada Goose (can this small lake hold many more?), 2 Greylag Goose, 9 Mute Swan, 1 Shelduck, 83 Mallard (including four on the sea), 4 drake Tufted Duck, 3 Moorhen, 38 Herring Gull, 4 LBB Gull, 24+ Carrion Crow, 20 Starling. 

BELOW M4 & BANES

Marshfield - Culverslade:
1 Quail - calling

Bishop Sutton:
5 Collared Dove, 9 Jackdaw, 20+ Starling, 12+ House Sparrow.

Paulton:
Red Kite at 12:50

RESERVOIRS

Blagdon Lake:
4 Black-headed Gull, 1 Spotted Flycatcher.

17-6-21 Goldeneye, CVL (Ian Stapp)
Chew Valley Lake

200+ Swift over the lake.

Dam:
34 Canada Goose, 100+ Swift, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Pied Wagtail.

Woodford:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Garden Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Treecreeper.

Heron's Green:
96 Canada Goose, Mute Swan (with 6 cygnets), 2 Stock Dove, 2 Moorhen (pair nest-building), 4 Little Grebe (pair nest-building), 100+ Great Crested Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 20+ House Martin, 6+ Swallow,
2 Jay, 2 Sedge Warbler, 3+ Reed Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 4 Pied Wagtail, 2 Reed Bunting.   

Moreton:
34 Canada Goose, 4 GBB Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 2 Raven, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 2 LT Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 4 Reed Warbler, 2 Garden Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 1 Coal Tit, 2 Reed Bunting.

That Egyptian Goose has been hanging around with the Shelducks all summer (Ian Stapp)

Herriott's inc Pool:
28 Canada Goose, 2 Egyptian Goose, 16 Mute Swan (and 2 cygnets), 8 Shelduck (and 5 ducklings), 1 drake Garganey, 12 Shoveler, 100+ Gadwall, 7 Teal, 6 Pochard, 151 Coot, 120 Great Crested Grebe, 40 Swift, 2 Lapwing, 11 Black-headed Gull, 2 GBB Gull, 4 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Kingfisher, 1 Hobby, 20 Swallow, 40+ House Martin, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 2 Reed Bunting.

Reports:  Liza Barker, John Barnett, Dru Brooke-Taylor, John Buglass, Simon Carder, Jane Cumming, Alan Daniells, Patrick Hancock, Rob Hargreaves, Nick Hawkridge, Linda Moysey, Ian Stapp, blagdonlakebirds