Black-necked Grebe, Common Scoter, Short-eared Owl, Merlin
Club trip to Herzegovina - one place now available - trip details at end, after Chew reports.
|Garden birds (Rod Holbrook)|
|Kingfisher in Eastville Park (Steve Poulsom)|
Marsh Tit on sunflower hearts and Blackcap (f) on fat pellets.
1 Cormorant, 2 Grey Heron, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Dipper, 1 Chiffchaff.
Little Egret flew over.
2 Short-eared Owl, Kestrel.
Merlin hunting along the Bristol Road.
New Passage/Northwick Warth:
3 Little Grebe, 2 Pintail, 'hundreds of'' Meadow Pipit and Pied Wagtail. 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest.
Red Kite (2 p.m. - "directionless, just flapping about").
13 Buzzard, 40 LBB Gull, 2 Skylark, 1 Meadow Pipit, mixed flock of 90 Carrion Crow & Jackdaw.
Egyptian Goose, Common Sandpiper, c. 250 Sand Martin,
|Nice weather for ducks. Scaup in the rain at Chew|
1 m. Common Scoter, 1 Black-necked Grebe.
15 Scaup (8m., 7f.), 16 Goldeneye, 2 Sand Martin, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Cetti's Warbler.
4 Shelduck, 3 Pintail.
Club trip to Herzegovina, 7-14 May 2017
A place has just become available on this upcoming BOC trip. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org urgently if interested in joining us. Top target bird is Rock Partridge. 7 nights inc 2 in Croatia, price approx £850 plus flights from/to Bristol for which a booked seat may be transferable.
Reports: Paul Bowerman, Brian Edge, Dave Esam, Tim Ford, Patrick Hancock, 'Lisegirl', Steve Poulsom, Adam Rawson, Ian Stapp, Dan White, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG