Sunday 21 April 2024

21-04-24 Sunday - Mealy Redpoll - Cuckoo

Temp 6°C to 14°C - A few clouds but a beautiful Sunny day North-east Wind Force 3

Swift
Cuckoo
Little Ringed Plover, Whimbrel, Bar-tailed Godwit
Arctic Tern
Garden Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat
Whinchat
Yellow Wagtail
Mealy Redpoll


21-4-24 Sand Martin, Broadmead (Paul Tompkins)
BRISTOL


Bishopston garden:
1 Green Woodpecker

BS5 garden:
Swift, 1 Swallow

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

21-4-24 Green Woodpecker, OPS (Mike Prior)
Oldbury Power Station:
6 Tufted Duck, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Moorhen, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Sparrowhawk, 4 Green Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 2 Jay, Long Tailed Tit, 6 Skylark, 10+ Swallow, 3 Cettis Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 10+ Chiffchaff, 6 Reed Warbler, 4 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Blackcap, Goldfinch, 3 Linnet, 4 Reed Bunting

Northwick Warth/Pilning Wetland:
1 Pink-footed Goose, 6 Swift, 7 Whimbrel, 2 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Linnet

21-4-24 Bar-tailed Godwit, Severn Beach(Paul Bowerman)
Severn Beach:

Swift, 33 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 441 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 1 Dunlin, 1 sum plum ad Little Gull, 2 Great White Egret, 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Merlin, 15 Sand martin, 31 Swallow, 5 House martin, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 3 Lesser Witehtroat, 3 Whitethroat, 4 Yellow Wagtail, 21 Meadow pipit, 24 Linnet, 8 Lesser Redpoll, 128 Goldfinch, 6 Siskin

Severn Beach - Pipes:
1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Wheatear, 1 Greenfinch

Crooks Marsh:
4 Canada Geese, 5 Mute Swan, 4 Gadwall, 2 Mallard, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Pheasant, 1 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 1 Little Grebe, 1 Cormorant, 1 Buzzard, 1 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Whitethroat

Yate:
1 Red Kite

Horton Court - Wood above:
Cuckoo

NORTH SOMERSET

Portbury Wharf:
Cuckoo

Clevedon-Yeo:
2 Canada Goose, 6 Shelduck, 2 Teal, 4 Mallard with broods of 6 and 12, 14 Oystercatcher, 0 Lapwing 0 (Still no breeders at Dowlais), 11 Ringed Plover, 26 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 6 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Redshank, 4 Herring Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 2 Skylark, 3 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Whinchat, 8 Wheatear, 6 Yellow Wagtail, 3 White Wagtail, 1 m Reed Bunting

Nailsea Moor:
7 Canada Goose, 5 Mute Swan, 1 m Gadwall, 2 Moorhen, 4 Herring Gill, 2 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 5 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, Reed Warblers, 2 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 2 Stonechat, 1 f Wheatear, 1 Dunnock, 2 Linnet, 6 Reed Bunting

Sand Point:
8 Shelduck, 6 Swift, 19 Whimbrel, 1 Curlew, 283 Bar-tailed Godwit, 16 Arctic Tern, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Sand Martin. 16 Swallow, 3 House Martin, 1 Willow Warbler, 14 Chiffchaff, 15 Blackcap, 1 Garden Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Goldcrest, 2 Wheatear, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 29 Meadow Pipit, 6 Tree Pipit, 25 Linnet, 10 Mealy Redpoll, 10 Lesser Redpoll, 19 Redpoll sp., 93 Goldfinch, 28 Siskin

BELOW M4 & BANES

Hanham Hills:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Song Thrush, 22 Greenfinch

21-4-24 Little Ringed Plover, Broadmead (Rob Laughton)
Keynsham, Broadmead:
3 Canada Goose, 1 Swift, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Cormorant, 2 Sand Martin, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 2 White Wagtail (Charlton Fields), 3 Pied Wagtail

Saltford garde:
1 Red Kite

RESERVOIRS
21-4-24 Common Sandpiper, CVL (Merv Carlyon)
Chew Valley Lake
1 Common Sandpiper

Reports: Paul Bowdler, Mark Colelr, Julian Eastoe, Paul Gregory, Matt Hall, Matt Hull, Rob Laughton, Steve Marriott, Mike Meechem, Mike Prior, Trevor Riddle, Harvey Rose, Carol Rushton, Paul Sawyer, Tony Scott, Andy Stockhausen, Larry Sweetland, Paul Tompkins, Chris Vines, Dan Webb, blagdonlakebirds, eBird, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG

Saturday 20 April 2024

20-04-24 Saturday - Garden Warbler

Temp 4°C to 14°C - Splendid sunshine all day with great visibility and no wind!

Looking good for coastal passage in the next few days with light north-easterlies forecast. Good chance of some Terns moving through and hirundine/wader passage should pick up too. 

Black-necked Grebe
Little Ringed Plover, Ruff
Arctic Tern
Merlin
Garden Warbler
Pied Flycatcher
Whinchat
Common (Mealy) Redpoll
20-04-24 Sedge Warbler, Pilning Wetland (Mike Prior)
BRISTOL

No reports

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Oldbury Power Station:
1 Greylag Goose, 12 Whimbrel, 1 Arctic Tern, 5 Lesser Whitethroat

Aust Warth:
2 Reed Warbler, 1 Wheatear
20-04-24 Whitethroat, Pilning Wetland (Mike Prior)
Pilning Wetlands:
2 Gadwall, 5 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 5 Avocet, 2 Lapwing, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 1 Redshank, 8 Grey Heron, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Skylark, 4 Sedge Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Whitethroat, 2+ Reed Warbler, 1 Reed Bunting

New Passage:
2 Wheatear

Severn Beach:
Vismig (05:59-08:00):
5 Woodpigeon, 14 Whimbrel, 7 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Merlin, 3 Swallow, 1 Willow Warbler/Chiffchaff, 3 Meadow Pipit, 2 Linnet, 1 Lesser Redpoll, 11 Goldfinch
Present:
4 Bar-tailed Godwit, 11 Dunlin, 1 Arctic Tern, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear

Chittening Warth:
1 Willow Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Whitethroat
20-04-24 Tufted Duck, Wickwar (Paul Sadley)
Wickwar:
2 (m/f) Tufted Duck, 1 Chiffchaff 

Yate Common:
1 Willow Warbler

Yate - Green Goose Way NR:
1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard

Chipping Sodbury Common:
6 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Kestrel, 2 Peregrine, 1 Raven, 3 Swallow, 1 Willow Warbler, 12+ Chiffchaff, 7 Blackcap, 7 Lesser Whitethroat, 4 Whitethroat

Chipping Sodbury - Maple Ridge Lane:
1 Red Kite

Hanham Hills:
1 Willow Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat

NORTH SOMERSET

Portishead:
14 
Red Kite - flying north (10:00-11:30)
20-04-24 Wheatear, Wain's Hill (Howard Taffs)
Clevedon:
Dowlais:
5 Shoveler, 1 Gadwall, 4+ Mallard, 15 Whimbrel, 60 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin, 4 Sand Martin, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whinchat, 2 White Wagtail
Gardens:
6 Woodpigeon, 1 Red Kite - NE (afternoon), 6 Magpie, 2 Jackdaw, 6 Blue Tit, 4 Robin
Wain's Hill vismig:
1 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 2 Linnet, 3 Redpoll, 2 Siskin

Nailsea Moor:
1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Whinchat

Sand Point/Middle Hope:
Vismig:
3 Canada Goose, 30 Woodpigeon, 7 Herring Gull, 30 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Little Egret, 10 Carrion Crow, 5 Sand Martin, 12 Swallow, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 17 Meadow Pipit, 3 Tree Pipit, 3 Linnet, 12 Redpoll, 29 Goldfinch, 14 Siskin
Present:
5 Mute Swan - drifting downriver, 1 Collared Dove - singing, 22 Whimbrel, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Peregrine, 12 Willow Warbler, 25 Chiffchaff, 4 Grasshopper Warbler, 18 Blackcap, 4 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 4 Redstart, 1 m Whinchat, 2 Stonechat, 1 Wheatear, 7 Meadow Pipit, 1 Bullfinch, 10 Greenfinch, 2 Common (Mealy) Redpoll, 5 Lesser Redpoll

BELOW M4 & BANES
20-04-24 Corn Bunting, Marshfield (Christopher Teague)
Marshfield - Down Road:
1 Wheatear, 30+ Corn Bunting

Willsbridge - Siston Brook:
1 Lesser Whitethroat

Stanton Prior:
1 Raven, 5 Whitethroat, 2 Yellowhammer, 

Keynsham - Charlton Field Lane:
1 Whitethroat, 1 White Wagtail

Newton St Loe:
2 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard, 2 Raven, 4 Swallow, 8 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap

RESERVOIRS

Barrow Tanks:
1 Whimbrel, 4 Little Egret, 1 Wheatear (Tank 3)

Chew Valley Lake

Herons Green:
2 Dunlin, 7 Great Black-backed Gull

Moreton:
1 Black-necked Grebe, 10 Cattle Egret, 1 Great White Egret, 2 Little Egret, 1 Reed Warbler, 1 Blackcap, 2 Garden Warbler (first of the season)

Out of area:
Wavering Down - 10 Willow Warbler, 25 Whitethroat, 1 Ring Ouzel, 1 Redstart, 3 Whinchat, 30+ Wheatear, 1 Tree Pipit - singing

Reported by: John Allen, Paul Bowerman, Karle Burford, Alex Carlisle, Paul Chapman, Mark Coller, Matt Coward, Ben Crabb, Chris Craig, Alan Daniels, Oscar Dewhurst, Anthony Goodwin, Paul Gregory, Matt Hall, Peter Hazelwood, Matt Hobbs, Matt Hull, Roger Jolliffe, Nigel Kempson, Rob Laughton, Lisegirl, Dave Nevitt, Nick Page, Nigel Povey, Mike Prior, Aravind Ramesh, Paul Sadley, Andy Stockhausen. Simon Stuart, Howard Taffs, Christopher Teague, Gary Thoburn, Bri Thompson, Wayne Tucker, Jack Wylson.

Friday 19 April 2024

19-04-24 Friday - Common Redpoll, Black-necked Grebe

Temp 10°C to 16°C - Sunny, with the odd shower later. A moderate W/WSW wind veered round to the NW/N as the day progressed, gusts up to 25 mph.

Common (Mealy) Redpoll
Black-necked Grebe
Ruff, Scaup, Osprey

19-04-24 Black-necked Grebe, CVL (Jon Green)
BRISTOL
19-04-24 Jay, Redland (Mike Owen)
Redland:
1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay

Sea Mills:
1 Curlew

Stoke Park inc Duchess Pond:
1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Egret, 1 Willow Warbler, 3 Linnet, 1 Reed Bunting

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

NorthwickWarth/Pilning Wetlands:
7 Shelduck, 2 Gadwall, 4 Tufted Duck, 2 Avocet, 1 Ruff, 1 Osprey, 2 Heron, 2 Little Egret, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Whitethroat

Severn Beach:
31 Bar-tailed Godwit, 3 Whimbrel, 10 Knot, 1 Sedge Warbler, 3 Lesser Whitethroat
19-04-24 Arctic Tern, Western Approach (Vic Savery)
Western Approach - Tesco pool:
1 Arctic Tern, 2 Swallow, several Cetti's Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Stonechat

Old Sodbury BBS:
1 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 2 Raven, 2 Coal Tit, 1 Skylark, 2 House Martin, 1 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff, 7 Blackcap, 19 Wren, 3 Song Thrush, 16 Blackbird, 4 Chaffinch, 3 Greenfinch, 7 Goldfinch
19-04-24 Yellowhammer, Wickwar (Paul Sadley)
Wickwar:
Yellowhammer

NORTH SOMERSET

Portbury Wharf:
6 Little Grebe, 2 Common Sandpiper, many Swallow and House Martin, 2 Cetti's Warbler

Clevedon - Dowlais/Riverside Walk:
10 Whimbrel, 3 Raven, 5 Cetti's Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 18 White Wagtail, 6 Pied Wagtail, 12 Linnet
Garden: 2 Jackdaw, 6 Magpie, 6 Blue Tit, 2 Robin

Sand Point/Middle Hope:
1 Whimbrel, 1 Marsh Harrier, 27 Swallow, 4 Willow Warbler, 19 Chiffchaff, 15 Blackcap, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 5 Whitethroat, 3 Stonechat, 1 Yellow Wagtail, 6 Meadow Pipit, 5 Tree Pipit, 16 Greenfinch, 1 Common (Mealy) Redpoll, 17 Linnet, 154 Goldfinch, 2 Siskin

BELOW M4 & BANES

Hanham:
1m Goosander, 1 Lesser Whitethroat

Willsbridge:
Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Lesser Whitethroat, Whitethroat

Keynsham, Broadmead:
1 Shelduck, 1 White Wagtail

Charlton Fields:
1 White Wagtail

RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake

Dam:
11 Common Sandpiper

Denny:
14 Cattle Egret

Stratford:
2 Goldeneye, 1f Scaup, 3 Common Sandpiper, 4 Great White Egret, 3 Little Egret, 2 Red Kite, 3 Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine, 1 Kingfisher

Herons Green:
2 Egyptian Geese, 7 Common Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 11 Cattle Egret
19-04-24 Dunlin, CVL (Lee Gardiner)
Moreton:
1 Black-necked Grebe, 1 Green Sandpiper

Herriotts inc. Pool:
1 Common Sandpiper

Out of area:
6 Ring Ouzel still at Wavering Down near trig point

Reported by: Paul Bowerman, Peter Bryant, Vera Carpenter, Chris Craig, Stephen Curtis, Ollie Fournier, Lee Gardiner, Paul Gregory, Jon Green, Matt Hobbs, Matt Hull, Nigel Kempson, MJ, Mike Owen, Nick Page, Nigel Povey, Paul Sadley, Vic Savery, Simon Stuart, Karen Wilkinson,  blagdonlakebirds, CVRSopsbirdingsevernsidebirdsTBOSG



Thursday 18 April 2024

18-04-24 Thursday - Hooded Crow

Temp 9°C to 12°C - Early ground frost then sunny but the westerly wind kept it cold, with cloud coming over later.

Hooded Crow
Pied Flycatcher
Ring Ouzel

BRISTOL

Arno's Vale Cemetery:
1 Stock Dove, 1 Collared Dove,1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Jay, 6 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest

Filton Park:
2 Jay, 10 Jackdaw, 10 Rook,x 58 Carrion Crow, 6 Chiffchaff, 7 Blackcap, 14 Starlings, 2 Song Thrush

Henbury - Woodgrove Rd:
1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 1 Pied Flycatcher (m)
04-18-2024  Nuthatch Redland (Mike Owen)
Redland Park:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker (f), Long-tailed Tit, 1 Nuthatch

Stockwood Open Space:
1 Buzzard, 4 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 3 Greenfinch

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Oldbury Power Station:
Mallart with 10 Duckling, 4 Whimbrel, 3 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler, 6 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Whitethroat, 5 Wheatear, 

Aust Warth:
1 Grasshopper Warbler

NorthwickWarth/Pilning Wetlands:
1 Pink-footed Goose, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 5 Redshank, 2 Sedge Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 3 Wheatear

New Passage:
1 Whimbrel, Skylark, 7 Wheatear, Linnet, Siskin, Reed Bunting

Severn Beach:
1 Arctic Tern, 1 Hooded Crow - flew up river this 09:55 - 1st since 1994, 1 Sedge Warbler, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat - singing

Thornbury - Leisure Ctr:
1 Raven - calling from pylon

Yate:
1 Red Kite - north, 1 Blackbird feeding 2 juv in the garden

Chipping Sodbury Common:
2 Canada Goose, 6 Raven, 15 Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 6 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Redstart, 1 Tree Pipit

Frampton End to Mayshill:
2 Swallow, 2 House Martin - nest site, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat

NORTH SOMERSET

Watercress Farm:
1 Stock Dove, 2 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 4 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Greenfinch1 Linnet
17-04-24 GW Egret Dowlais (Howard Taffs)
Clevedon:
- Dowlais: Shoveler, Coot, 6 Oystercatcher, 3 Lapwing, 15 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Redshank, 1 Great White Egret, Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Merlin (f), 2 Swallow, Cetti's Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Yellow Wagtail, 1 Grey Wagtail, 10 White Wagtail, 5 Pied Wagtail, 21 Linnet
- garden: 1 Herring Gull, 4 Magpie, 1 Jackdaw, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Robin

BELOW M4 & BANES
18-04-24 GS Woodpecker Dyrham (Caron T-T)
Dyrham:
1 GS Woodpecker

Willsbridge:
1 Peregrine - over the house, westward

Chelwood:
1 Red Kite, 2 Buzzard

Marksbury:
1 Red Kite, 50+ Starling

Keynsham, Broadmead:
1 Shelduck, 5 Sand Martin, 5 Swallow, 30 House Martin

Queen Charlton:
1 Wheatear (f)

Bath - Prospect Stile/Kelston Round Hill:
pr Ring Ouzel 

RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake
18-04-24 Common Sandpiper CVL (Ian Stapp)
Dam:

2 Goldeneye, 9 Common Sandpiper

Woodford:
4 Common Sandpiper, 2 Buzzard, 1 G-S Woodpecker - drumming, 2 Raven, 5 Blue Tit, 4 Great Tit, 4 Cetti's Warbler, 2 L T Tit, 2 Willow Warbler, 4+ Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap (f&m), 2 Goldcrest, 1 Wren, 2 Treecreeper, 4 Song Thrush, 5 Blackbird, 5 Robin, 4 Dunnock, 7 Chaffinch

Herons Green:
2 Gadwall, 5 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Common Sandpiper, 3 Grey Heron, 2 G-W Egret, 2 G BB Gull, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 3+ Reed Warbler
18-04-24 Cattle Egret CVL (Ian Stapp)
Moreton:

4 Great Crested Grebe, 5 Common Sandpiper, 2 G BB Gull, 17 Cattle Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 3 G-W Egret - one with a black bill, 2 Little Egret, 3 Buzzard, 1 G-S Woodpecker -drumming, 2 Jay, 2 Raven, 3 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 5+ Reed Warbler, 3 Pied Wagtail, 2 Reed Bunting,

Herriotts inc. Pool:
9 Shelduck, 4 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 2 G-W Egret 2 Red Kite, 2 Buzzard, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler

Out of area:
Wavering Down- at least 10 Ring Ouzel

Reported by: Derek Clarke, Mark Coller, Paul Chapman, Stephan Curtis, Alan Daniells, Paul Francis, Matt Hall, Nick Hawkridge, Dave Hughes, Mike Jackson, Blake Norton, Jean Oliver, Mike Owen, Nick Page, Howard Taffs, Carol Rushton, Rosemary Setter, Nige Sluman, Ian Stapp, Andy Stockhausen, Caron T-T, Bri Thompson, Martin Whiteman

Wednesday 17 April 2024

17-04-24 Wednesday - Blue-headed Wagtail

Temp 6°C to 12°C - Sunny with more cloud and the odd shower later, light to moderate winds largely from the W/N, gusting to 20mph.

Blue-headed Wagtail
White Wagtail
Common Scoter
Scaup, Golden Plover
Short-eared Owl
Ruff

BRISTOL

Hallen Marsh :
7 Gadwall, 1 Pheasant, 2 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 4 Little Egret, 1 Grey Heron, 3 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Swallow, 5+ Chiffchaff, 5+ Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 6+ Chaffinch, 2 Bullfinch, 3 Greenfinch

Old Sneed Park:
3 Stock Dove
17-04-24 Green Woodpecker, Redland (Mike Owen)
Redland Green Park:
pr Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, pr Nuthatch

Stoke Park inc Duchess Pond:
1 Willlow Warbler, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Stonechat, 1 Reed Bunting

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Aust Warth:
5 Greylag, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 Kestrel

NorthwickWarth/Pilning Wetlands:
1 Pink-footed Goose, 8 Avocet, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 5 Dunlin, 1 Ruff, 5 Sand Martin, 6 House Martin, 2 Reed Warbler, 3 Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroat, 5 Wheatear

New Passage:
1m Common Scoter

Thornbury:
1 Red Kite

NORTH SOMERSET
17-04-24 White Wagtail, Dowlais (Paul Chapman)
Clevedon - Dowlais:
15 Swallow, 20 White Wagtail, 2 Yellow Wagtail (including 1 Blue-headed Wagtail)
17-04-24 Blue-headed Wagtail, Dowlais (Paul Chapman)
Clevedon - garden:
2 Magpie, 1 Blue Tit, 4 Robin

Yatton - Strawberry Line:
7 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 15 Chiffchaff, 1 Sedge Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler, 8 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 20 Wren, 16 Robin, 12 Greenfinch, 1 Reed Bunting

Weston STW:
1 Short-eared Owl

BELOW M4 & BANES

Huntsrete- Common Wood BBS:
1 Herring Gull, 1 Red Kite, 4 Buzzard, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 1 Jay, 2 Magpie, 10 Jackdaw, 11 Carrion Crow, 1 Coal Tit, 3 Blue Tit, 4 Great Tit, 2 Skylark, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 4 Willow Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 11 Wren, 2 Nuthatch, 2 Song Thrush, 2 Mistle Thrush, 8 Blackbird, 8 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 7 Chaffinch, 4 Goldfinch, 4 Yellowhammer

Keynsham, Broadmead:
1 Shelduck, 4+ Common Sandpiper, 5 Sand Martin, 5 Swallow, 35 House Martin

Charlton Fields:
1 Common Sandpiper

Bath - Charlcombe BBS:
32 species including: 62 Stock Dove, 300 Golden Plover, 2 Buzzard, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 1 Jay, 8 Skylark, 6 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 9 Chiffchaff, 4 Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 7 Song Thrush, 1 Stonechat, 6 Greenfinch, 9 Goldfinch, 2 Yellowhammer

RESERVOIRS

Chew Valley Lake

Dam:
11 Common Sandpiper

Heron's Green:
1 Common Sandpiper

Stratford:
2 Egyptian Goose, 1f Scaup, 1 Swift, 1 Arctic Tern, 4 Great White Egret, 1 Red Kite, 3 Reed Warbler, 1 Sedge Warbler

Moreton:
2 Egyptian Goose, 1 Cattle Egret

Herriots:
1 Reed Warbler

Reported by: Rod, Paul Chapman, Chris Craig, Andy Davis, Ollie Fournier. Andy Gibb, Patrick Haigh, Rob Hargreaves, Nick Hawkridge, Adrian Hockey, Rob Laughton, Mike Owen, Nick Page, Nigel Povey, Trevor Riddle, Cliff Smith, Andy Stockhausen, Mike Tranter, blagdonlakebirds, CVRSopsbirdingsevernsidebirdsTBOSG

Tuesday 16 April 2024

16-04-24 Tuesday - Hen Harrier

Temp 6°C to 13°C - Overcast with sunny intervals but the westerly wind started to go round to the north giving some light showers and gusts of 25 mph.

Hen Harrier
Ring Ouzel
Long-tailed Duck
Dotterel (out of area)

BRISTOL

Clifton Down:
4 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 5 ot 6 Wren
16-04-24 Jay Redland (Mike Owen)
Redland Green Park:
1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Jay

Stoke Park inc Duchess Pond:
1 Willow Warbler, 4 Blackcap, 3 Whitethroat

Victoria Park:
8 Woodpigeon, 1 Collared Dove, 1 Herring Gull, 2 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Magpie, 3 Carrion Crow, 4 Blue Tit, 5 Great Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, 2 Long-tailed Tit, 3 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 7 Wren, 11 Starling, 3 Blackbird, 4 Robin, 1 Dunnock, 3 House Sparrow, 1 Greenfinch, 1 Goldfinch

Windmill Hill City Farm:
1 Woodpigeon, 1 Herring Gull, 2 Magpie, 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit - visiting nest box, 1 Blackcap, 1 Blackbird, 2 Robin. 1 Dunnock, 5 House Sparrow, 2 Goldfinch

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Oldbury Power Station:
1 Little Grebe, 13 Oystercatcher, 2 Curlew, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 2 Kestrel, 2 Jay, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler, c10 Chiffchaff, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4 Reed Warbler, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, c10 Blackcap, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Song Thrush, 1 Chaffinch, 4 Bullfinch, 1 Reed Bunting

NorthwickWarth/Pilning Wetlands:
12 Canada Goose, 2 Mute Swan, 30 Shelduck, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Little Grebe, 2 Lapwing, 2 Curlew, 25 Redshank, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Peregrine, 50 Sand Martin, 6 Swallow, 1 Stonechat, 3 Wheatear, 1 Pied Wagtail

Orchard Pools:
5 Gadwall, 1 Mallard, 1 Moorhen, 2 Coot, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 4 Wren, 1 Song Thrush, Blackbird, 3 Robin, 1 Dunnock

NORTH SOMERSET

Portbury Warth:
3 Common Sandpiper, 2 Reed Warbler - singing

Clevedon:
- Dowlais; 20 Shelduck, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Kestrel, 5 Skylark, 1  Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Whitethroat, 9 White Wagtail, 1 Pied Wagtail
- garden: 1 Woodpigeon, 3 Magpie, 3 Blue Tit, 2 Robin

BELOW M4 & BANES

Marshfield:
1 Hen Harrier (m) - NE over the Shire Valley

Kelston Round Hill
2 Red Kite, 3 Ring Ouzel, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Whitethroat

16-04-24 Treecreeper Bromley Heath (Matty England)
Bromley Heath - R Frome:
2 Kingfisher, 1 Goldcrest, 1 Treecreeper, 1 Grey Wagtail

Webbs Heath:
1 Whitethroat

Hanham Mills - BOC walk (precis):
2 Mallard - 10 ducklings, 7 Stock Dove, 4 Moorhen, 12 Grey Heron - 9 active nests, 5 Buzzard, 2 GS Woodpecker, 2 Green Woodpecker, 2 Jay, 1 Raven, 2 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 9 Blackcap, 1 Goldcrest, 6 Nuthatch, 2 Treecreeper, 2 Song Thrush - one sang brilliantly, close to the river side path, 2 Greenfinch

Charlton Fields
2 Common Sandpiper

Marksbury to Burnett:
1 Red Kite, 2 Kestrel

Keynsham, Broadmead:
3 Mallard - with broods, 100 Woodpigeon, 6 Common Sandpiper, 1 GS Woodpecker, 1 White Wagtail, 5 Pied Wagtail, 14 Linnet

RESERVOIRS

Barrow Tanks:
1 Long-tailed Duck, 3 Common Sandpiper, 16 Little Egret, 3 Sand Martin

Chew Valley Lake
16-04-24 Cormorant CVL (Mark Savage)
Dam:

8 Common Sandpiper

Woodford:
3 Arctic Tern, 1 Buzzard, 1 G-S Wood - drumming, 2 Raven, 1 Coal Tit, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Great Tit, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 4+ LT Tit, 1 Willow Warbler, 6 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap (f&2m), 2 Goldcrest, 3 Wren, 2 Treecreeper, 4 Song Thrush, 5 Blackbird, 2 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 4 Chaffinch

Out on the Lake
2 Arctic Tern

Herons Green:
2 Gadwall - pool, 6 Great Crested, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 G BB Gull, 3 Grey Heron, 2 G-W Egret, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 3+ Reed Warbler

Moreton:
20 Cattle Egret, 3 Grey Heron, 2 G-W Egret, 10 Little Egret, 10 Great Crested - some displaying, 3 Buzzard, 1 G-S Wood - drumming, 2 Raven, 3 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff,  
1 Reed Bunting

Stratford:
2 Arctic Tern - towards Denny Island, 2 G W Egret, 2 Swallow, 10 House Martin, 1 Tree Pipit - though calling
16-04-24 Sedge Warbler CVL (Ian Stapp)
Herriotts inc. Pool:
5 Shelduck, 4 Great Crested, 2 Grey Heron, 2 G-W Egret, 1 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard,  2 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Sedge Warbler, 4+ Reed Warbler

OUT OF AREA - - but not by much!
16-04-24 Dotterel Blackdown  (Mark Savage)
Blackdown - main track from Burrington Combe
1 Dotterel

Reported by: Derek Angell, Phil Barlow, Karen Birmingham, Derek Clarke, Chris Craig, Matty England, Ollie Fournier, Nick Hawkridge, Pete Hazelwood, Rob Laughton, John Lewis, Andy Mears, Blake Norton, Jean Oliver, Mike Owen, Nigel Povey, Trevor Riddle, Joe Sargent, Mark Savage, Ian Stapp, Simon Stewart, Howard Taffs, Chris Trott, Jenny Weeks

Monday 15 April 2024

15-04-24 Monday - Black-throated Diver

Temp 8°C to 11°C - heavy rain shower, lovely sun, but the westerly wind is cold and gusting to 47 mph 

Black-throated Diver
Wood Warbler
Osprey
Swift
Black-necked Grebe
Siberian Chiffchaff

BRISTOL

Eastville - inc Park:
1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Raven - over calling

Hallen Marsh:
6 Shelduck, 15 Mallard, 8 Gadwall, 50 Stock Dove - flock, 2 Coot, 1 Grey Heron, 4 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel, 2 Skylark, 2 Sand Martin, 6 Swallow, c20 House Martin, 2 Cetti’s Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 4 Chiffchaff, 2  Blackcap, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Greenfinch

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE
15-04-24 Black-throated Diver OPS (Pete Hazelwood)
Oldbury Power Station:
1 Black-throated Diver - downriver, 1 Wood Warbler, 3 Willow Warbler, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Yellow Wagtail

NorthwickWarth/Pilning Wetlands:
3 Shelduck, 4 Gadwall, 7 Teal, 1 Little Grebe, 15 Avocet, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Lapwing, 3 Black-tailed Godwit, 13 Redshank, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Little Egret, 70 Sand Martin, 10 Swallow, 6 House Martin, 1 Wheatear
15-04- 24 Wheatear SB (Matty England)
Severn Beach:
18 Shelduck, 35 Oystercatcher, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Curlew, 2 Black-headed Gull, 3 Arctic Tern - over to NE, 1 Little Egret, 1 Peregrine, 2 Swallow, 1 Wheatear

Chipping Sodbury Common:
12 Stock Dove, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Red Kite, 4 Raven, 1 Swallow, 12+ Chiffchaff, 1 Siberian Chiffchaff, 5 Blackcap, 5 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Redstart, 

NORTH SOMERSET

Clevedon - garden:
1 Magpie, 6 Blue Tit, 4 Robin

Sand Point/Middle Hope:
1 Common Scoter, 24 LBB Gull, 1 Tern sp, 1 Gannet, 1 Cormorant, 1 Meadow Pipit, 3 Goldfinch

BELOW M4 & BANES

Keynsham, Broadmead:
2 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Common Sandpiper, c 20 Sand Martin, 35 Swallow, 50 House Martin, 2 Linnet

Paulton:
10+ Woodpigeon, 1 Red Kite, 1 Buzzard, 4+ Carrion Crow, 1 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 5 Skylark, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackbird, 3 Dunnock, 2 Chaffinch, 31 Linnet, 5 Goldfinch


RESERVOIRS

Barrow Tanks:
1 Long-tailed Duck, 2 Black-necked Grebe - sum plum, 8 Common Sandpiper

Blagdon Lake:
1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper, 6 Arctic Tern, 1 Reed Bunting

Chew Valley Lake

Aound the lake this pm
10 Common Sandpiper, 2 Arctic Tern, 15 Cattle Egret, 2000 Sand Martin, 500 Swallow, 10 House Martin

Dam:
2 Common Sandpiper

Picnic Site 2
1 Osprey

Sutton Wick
2+ Swift - over 

Woodford:
1 Red Kite - over, Sand Martin, 1 House Martin, 1 Cetti's Warbler - showing well !!

Stratford:
1 Arctic Tern, c200 Sand Martin, 5 Swallow, 5 House Martin

Reported by: David Allward, Tony Bridges, Mark Coller, Chris Craig, Stephen Curtis, Andy Davis, Matty England, Ollie Fournier, Patrick Hancock, Pete Hazelwood, Matt Hull, Nige Milbourne, Mike Moxon, Dave Nevitt, Nick Page, Lee Patch, Nigel Povey, Carol Rushton, Tony Scott, Andy Stockhausen, Chris Vines

Sunday 14 April 2024

14-04-24 Sunday - Cuckoo

Temp 9°C to 13°C - mostly sunny with light Westerly wind to 25 mph 

Goshawk
Long-tailed Duck
Purple Sandpiper
Common Scoter
Cuckoo
Whimbrel

BRISTOL

Bishospton:
2 Raven - calling going over

Hallen Marsh:
7 Gadwall, 20 Mallard, 3 Lapwing, 30 Herring Gull, 10 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel, 2 Skylark, 2 Swallow, c30 House Martin - battling the wind, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Willow Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 1 Song Thrush, 2 Pied Wagtail

Redland Green Park:
2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Nuthatch

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Aust Services:
1 Great White Egret - over the estuary, 1 Goshawk - briefly in flight, 2 Willow Warbler, 10+ Chiffchaff, 2 Whitethroat

Aust Wetlands:
2 Grasshopper Warbler

Aust Warth:
1 Swallow - over,  2 Reed Warbler - singing, 2 Grasshopper Warbler - reeling, 4 Stonechat

NorthwickWarth/Pilning Wetlands:
1 Mute Swan, 22 Shelduck, 6 Shoveler, 4 Gadwall, 12 Mallard, 5 Wigeon, 2 Little Grebe, 14 Avocet, 2 Lapwing, 2 Golden Plover, 1 Ringed Plover, 3 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Ruff, 23 Black-tailed Godwit, 10+ Curlew, 10 Redshank, 1 Grey Heron, 2 Moorhen, 10 Coot, 7 Herring Gull, 2 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Skylark - singing, 50 Sand Martin, several Swallow, 2 House Martin, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 1 Reed Warbler, 4 Pied Wagtail, 2 Linnet, 2 Reed Bunting
14-04-24 Common Scoter, New Passage (James Richard)
New Passage:
1 Common Scoter (m), 1 Golden Plover, 1 Grey Plover, 22 Curlew, 6 Dunlin, 

Severn Beach:
2 Gadwall, 5 Whimbrel, 4 Jay, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Sedge Warbler, 2 Whitethroat

Yate
 - garden - Robin juv seen this morning
- Tanhouse Lane - 1 Green Sandpiper

Chipping Sodbury Common:
1 Willow Warbler, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Bullfinch - pr

NORTH SOMERSET
14-04-24 Little Grebe, Portbury Wharf (Jason Williams)
Portbury Wharf:
5 Little Grebe, 6+ Cetti's Warbler, Reed Warblers, Whitethroats, 1m Redstart, 3 Stonechat

Blackrock Quarry/Weston Bigwood:
5 Buzzard, 75+ Raven

Nailsea Moor:
Barn Owl (late yesterday), pr Little Owl, 6 Sedge Warbler, Reed Warbler, Grasshopper Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat
14-04-24 Purple Sandpipers, Portishead (Mike Owen)
Portishead:
6 Purple Sandpiper, 1 Rock Pipit

Gordano Valley:
1 Cuckoo - distantly

Clevedon - garden:
2 Herring Gull, 3 Magpie, 4 Blue Tit, 2 Robin

Backwell Hill:
1 Buzzard - seen off by the RN, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker - courting, 1 Raven - after a BZ
14-4-24 Cetti's Warbler Yatton (Mark Savage)
Yatton - Strawberry Line:

1 Great Spotted Woodpecker.1 Green Woodpecker, 3 Skylark - singing, 8 Cetti’s Warbler, 5 Reed Warbler, 4 Blackcap, Lesser Whitethroat, 2 Song Thrush

Sand Point/Middle Hope:
1 Tawny Owl - calling, 2 Peregrine, 1 Swallow, 3 Chiffchaff, c4 Grasshopper Warbler, 3 Whitethroat, 3 Stonechat

Uphill - WeBS:
1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Lesser Whitethroat

BELOW M4 & BANES

Bath- Lansdown Battlefields:
3 Wheatear

Hanham Hills:
2 Sand Martin, 7 Swallow, 8 House Martin, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Tree Pipit - over

Conham River Park:
6 Mallard, 6 Moorhen, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Lesser Black-back Gull, 15 Grey Heron - busy nest building, 5 Buzzard, 1 Jay, 15 Magpie, 10 Carrion Crow, 8 Coal Tit, 20 Blue Tit, 10 Great Tit, 10 Chiffchaff, 2 Blackcap, 10 Wren, 2 Nuthatch, 10 Blackbird, 5 Robin, 1 Siskin

Chew Magna:
1 Red Kite - over

Keynsham, Broadmead:
15 Canada Geese, 2 Mallard with broods - 3 and 10, 1 Coot, 5 Common Sandpiper, 30 Herring Gull, 30 LBB Gull, Skylark - singing, 10 Sand Martin, 35 Swallow, 5 House Martin, 1 Willow Warbler  - singing, 3 Chiffchaff - singing, 1 Lesser Whitethroat - singing, 1 Redstart (f), 2 Greenfinch - singing, 5 Linnet 

RESERVOIRS
14-04-24 Long-tailed Duck BG ( Dave Hughes)
Barrow Tanks:

1 Long-tailed Duck - T3, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 6 Common Sandpiper

Chew Valley Lake

Middle of the Lake:
3 Common Scoter

Ringing Station:
1 Red Kite

Herriotts inc. Pool:
4 Common Sandpiper, 1 Arctic Tern

OUT OF AREA

Black Down:
3 Ring Ouzel 

Reported by: Paul Bowerman, Karle Burford, Mark Coller, Ben Crabb, Chris Craig, Alan Daniells, Andy Davis, Paul Davison, Chris Holloway, Rob Hargreaves, Dave Hughes, Matt Hull, Robin Lambert, Rob Laughton, Mike Owen, Nick Page, Nigel Povey, Phil Quinn, Dean Reeves, Mark Savage, Tony Scott, Simon Stuart, Andy Stockhausen, Jason Williams, Jack Wylson

Saturday 13 April 2024

13-04-24 Saturday - Marsh Tit

Temp 11°C to 16°C - High cloud and sunny spells in morning with thicker cloud and more of a breeze later as the cold front came through. A force 2 west wind.

Wind is forecast to swing into the north on Tuesday/Wednesday, which could slow down migration. However, there could be another opportunity next Friday/Saturday as winds fall lighter.

Ruff, Greenshank
Spoonbill
Osprey, Goshawk, Hen Harrier
Hobby
Marsh Tit - First at Sand Point since 1996
Lesser Whitethroat
Ring Ouzel
Whinchat
13-04-24 Marsh Tit, Sand Point (Robin Martin)
BRISTOL

Avonmouth:
Crook's Marsh:
2 Canada Goose, 5 Mute Swan, 2 Gadwall, 3 Mallard, 1 Tufted Duck, 2 Pheasant, 1 Coot, 1 Grey Heron, 1 Little Egret, 2 Whitethroat
Hallen Marsh:
2 Snipe, 2 Greenshank - SW, 2+ Cetti's Warbler, 2 Willow Warbler, ++ Chiffchaff, Blackcap, 1 Whitethroat, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 2 (m/f) Redstart
13-04-24 Nuthatch, Redland Green Park (Mike Owen)
Redland Green Park:
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker,2+ Chiffchaff, 2+ Blackcap, 1 Nuthatch

Stoke Park:
2 Little Grebe, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 2 Raven, 10 Blackcap, 1 Stonechat, 30 Greenfinch

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE
13-04-24 Whinchat, Oldbury Power Station (Peter Hazelwood)
Oldbury Power Station:
1 Whinchat - earliest OPS record by 4 days

Aust Warth:
1 Grasshopper Warbler

Northwick Warth:
2 Golden Plover, 4 Ringed Plover

Pilning Wetlands:
2 Teal, 2 Little Grebe, 11 Avocet, 1 Lapwing, 4 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Ruff, 2 Spoonbill - flew off towards Wales, 3 Grey Heron, 3 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 2 Sand Martin, 2 Swallow, 2+ Sedge Warbler, 2+ Reed Warbler, 1 Grasshopper Warbler, 1 Whitethroat

Severn Beach:
1 Greenshank, 1 Hen Harrier

Yate:
1 Swallow (Yate Rocks), 1 Willow Warbler

Chipping Sodbury Common:
2 (m/f) Peregrine 1 Willow Warbler, ++Chiffchaff, Blackcap, 4 Whitethroat, 2 Lesser Whitethroat, 1 Wheatear, 2 Tree Pipit

NORTH SOMERSET
13-04-24 Purple Sandpiper, Portishead-Battery Point (Jason Williams)
Portishead-Battery Point:
6 Purple Sandpiper still

Watercress Farm - Survey 3 - New Arable Field:
1 Pheasant, 2 Stock Dove, 3 Woodpigeon, 2 Cormorant, 2 Buzzard, 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Kestrel, 5 Magpie, 7 Jackdaw, 5 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 3 Blue Tit, 1 Great Tit, 9 Skylark, 1 Long-tailed Tit, 8 Chiffchaff, 3 Blackcap, 9 Wren, 5 Robin, 2 Dunnock, 1 Pied Wagtail, 2 Chaffinch, 10 Greenfinch, 37 Linnet, 1 Goldfinch, 5 Yellowhammer

Clevedon - Highdale Road:
2 Woodpigeon, 2 Magpie, 2 Carrion Crow, 2 Blue Tit, 2 Robin
13-04-24 White Wagtail, Clevedon-Dowlais (Pete Skett)
Clevedon:
Dowlais/Blind Yeo:
1 Grey Wagtail, 1 White Wagtail
Wains Hill vismig:
2 Greylag Goose, 2 Stock Dove, 54 Woodpigeon, 8 Sand Martin, 1 Redpoll, 84 Goldfinch, 6 Siskin

Nailsea-garden:
1 f Goshawk

Sand Point/Middle Hope:
Vismig:
195 Woodpigeon, 95 Herring Gull, 600 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 10 Jackdaw, 25 Carrion Crow, 3 Sand Martin, 25 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 3 Yellow Wagtail, 46 Meadow Pipit, 9 Tree Pipit, 200 Linnet, 1 Redpoll - very scarce this spring, 690 Goldfinch, 28 Siskin
Grounded:
1 Mallard, 2 Oystercatcher, 1 Curlew, 5 Redshank2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Peregrine, 1 Coal Tit, 1 Marsh Tit, 3 Willow Warbler, 11 Chiffchaff, 6 Grasshopper Warbler, 13 Blackcap, 1 Lesser Whitethroat (possibly same bird as in 2017!), 2 Whitethroat, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Redstart, 6 Stonechat, 1 Wheatear, 7 Greenfinch

BELOW M4 & BANES

Chew Magna - Reservoir:
1 Osprey

Bath - Lansdown:
2 Ring Ouzel, 2 Whinchat, 6 Wheatear

Folly Farm:
2 Stock Dove, 1 Buzzard, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 3 Green Woodpecker, 1 Hobby (our first of the season), 2 Jay, 1 Raven, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Skylark, 2 Long-tailed Tit. 2 Willow Warbler, 10 Chiffchaff,
18 Blackcap, 4 Goldcrest, 3 Nuthatch, 2 Treecreeper, 2 Song Thrush, 1 Mistle Thrush
8 Bullfinch, 2 Linnet, 2 Goldfinch

RESERVOIRS

Blagdon Lake:
1 Shoveler, 1 Stock Dove, 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Great White Egret, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 4 Green Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 2 Coal Tit, 4 Cetti's Warbler, 20 Chiffchaff, 1 Reed Warbler, 23 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Nuthatch, 11 Song Thrush, 24 Robin, 22 Chaffinch, 1 Greenfinch, 2 Reed Bunting

Chew Valley Lake


Herons Green:
1 Common Sandpiper, 8 Cattle Egret, 1 Sedge Warbler

Stratford:
1 f Scaup, 2 f Goldeneye, 2 Common Sandpiper, 5 Cattle Egret, 4 Great White Egret, 1 Osprey, 4 Sparrowhawk, 4 Red Kite

Reported by: Derek Jon Angell, Pete Brain, Dru Brooke-Taylor, Karle Burford,  Mark Coller, Chris Craig, Steve Crane, Alan Daniells, Oscar Dewhurst, Robert Hargreaves, Peter Hazelwood, Dave Horlick, Matt Hull, Karen Jayne, MJ, John Klosinski, Brian Lancastle, Rob Laughton, ~Linda, Robin Martin, Nigel Milbourne, Mike Owen, Nick Page, Nigel Povey, Dean Reeves, Mark Savage, Tony Scott, Pete Skett, Roger Staples, Andy Stockhausen, Howard Taffs, Jason Williams.