Another grey, windy, overcast day, more like November than September, but brightening later. 18°C.
|02-09-21 Goldcrest Almondsbury (Véra Carpenter)|
(garden) 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Chiffchaff, 3 Goldcrest. 1 Nuthatch.
Brimsham Park Lake:
1 Grey Heron, 2 Jay, 5 House Martin, 1 Chiffchaff.
Riverside shopping centre:
1 Little Egret flying over
2 Gadwall, 1 Wigeon, 92 Mallard, pr Little Grebe with 1 juv., 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Chiffchaff.
|Redstart at CSC (Keith Williams)|
1 Buzzard, 2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 10 Swallow (by the road). 12 Chiffchaff, 7 Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear, 5 Redstart, 2 Whinchat, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Bullfinch (heard), c.20 Goldfinch.
a migrant Whitethroat in a garden
|House Martins at Newton St Loe (Jonathan Margetts)|
Newton St Loe:
Black Tern (from Moreton hide)
4 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Kingfisher.
|juv. Little Ringed Plover at Chew (George Stacey)|
Reports: Vera Carpenter, Mark Coller, Adrian Dumont, Rob Hargreaves, David Hughes, Jonathan Margetts, Matt Rogers, Marcus Smith, George Stacey, Martin Wightman, Jason Williams, Keith Williams, blagdonlakebirds, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG