Monday 6 May 2024

06-05-24 Monday - Brent Goose, Short-eared Owl

Temp 10°C to 18°C - Overcast, mostly dry and a very light wind from the NE to start. Became quite warm before thunderstorms and heavy rain to end the day, with a variable wind from every direction and gusts up to 21mph.

Short-eared Owl
Brent Goose, Osprey
Curlew Sandpiper
Whimbrel, Ringed Plover
Pink-footed Goose
06-05-24 Osprey, CVL (Mike Trew)
06-05-24 Pink-footed Goose, Eastville (Allan Chard)
Eastville Park:
1 Pink-footed Goose 

2 Red Kite
06-05-24 Nuthatch, Redland (Mike Owen)
1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Jay, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Chiffchaff


Oldbury Power Station:
2 Whimbrel, 1 Peregrine, 1+ Cuckoo
06-05-24 Short-eared Owl, Severn Beach (Bob Proctor)
Severn Beach:
1 db Brent (SW), 2 Black Swan, 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Short-eared Owl

Wickwar - Lower Woods:
Red Kite, Buzzard, Coal Tit, Marsh Tit, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, pr Bullfinch

Yate Common:
1 Stock Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Willow Warbler, many Chiffchaff & Blackcap, 2 Sedge Warbler, 4 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Whitethroat, 2 Bullfinch

Chipping Sodbury Common:
2 Swift, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Red Kite, 5 Swallow, 1 House Martin, 3 Lesser Whitethroat, 3 Whitethroat, 1 Yellow Wagtail 

Filton- garden:
1m Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 House Sparrow, 4 Greenfinch, 3 Goldfinch


Portbury Wharf:
1 Common Sandpiper

Clevedon - Wains Hill:
1 Sedge Warbler
Garden: 1 Wood Pigeon, 3 Magpie, 1 Raven, 3 Blue Tit

Sand Point/Middle Hope:
2 Whimbrel, 1 Short-eared Owl - possibly same as Severn Beach bird, 1 Lesser Whitethroat, 8 Siskin, 1 Redpoll, 1 Yellowhammer

1 Hobby


5 Raven

Keynsham, Broadmead:
30 Canada Goose, 1 Egyptian Goose,  30 Herring Gull, 30 LBB Gull, 1 Heron
A LBB gull seen here last Friday with Orange ring B=Z, was rung by Peter Rock in  Bristol, 2021 and previously reported in Spain and Portugal in 2021, but not since.

Charlton Fields:
3 Ringed Plover, 1 Dunlin


Chew Valley Lake
3 Swift, 2 Great White Egret, 1 Cattle Egret, Hobby, Garden Warbler
06-05-24 Osprey, CVL (Lee Gardiner)
1 Osprey, Hobby
06-05-24 Hobby, CVL (Lee Gardiner)
Herriotts inc. Pool:
1 Osprey, 6 Hobby

Reported by: Chris, Jack, Davis Allward, Paul Bowdler,  Simon Bowles, Karle Burford, Allan Chard, Mark Coller, Oscar Dewhust, Lee Gardiner, Andy Gibb, Paul Gregory, Matt Hull,  Rob Laughton, Adrian Morgan,  Mike Owen, Nick Page,  David Poulton, Nigel Povey, Bob Proctor, Aravind Ramesh, Paul Sadley, Andy Stockhausen, Larry Sweetland, Gary T, Howard Taffs, Liza White,