The Swifts are coming! They're everywhere today, with hundreds moving NE up the Severn shore.
Great White Egret and Short-eared Owl still around.
|Proud parents in North Bristol (Keith Fowler)|
Whitehall. Cycle Track:
Wood Warbler singing
Oldbury Power Station:
43 Swift, c.60 Swallow, 4 House Martin, 2 Yellow Wagtail, pair of Siskin. 2 Wood Warbler singing at South end of Lagoon 2, about 50 yards apart.
|One of the Yellow Wagtails at Northwick Warth today (John Martin)|
2+ Yellow Wagtail.
5 Dunlin, 8 Bar-tailed Godwit, 5 Whimbrel. 8 BH Gull, 46 Swift (up river), 1 Yellow Wagtail.
Portishead (Redcliffe Bay garden watch):
3:45-5:45 p.m.: 416 Swift heading NE up the Severn shore, also 25 Swallow, 3+ House Martin.
Walton Bay, Clevedon:
3-4 p.m.: 80 Swift, 25 Swallow.
5:30-7 p.,m.: 90 Swift.
Small groups of Swift moving north over the town.
1 Oystercatcher, 1 Short-eared Owl, 2 Swift. 3+ Swallow, 1 Stonechat, 2+ Whitethroat.
2 Buzzard, 1 Stock Dove, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Swift, 2 Swallow, 3+ Blackcap, 1 Willow Warbler, 2+ Chiffchaff, 1 Raven.
|Raven over Marshfield ('Dan')|
BELOW M4 & BANES
2 Wheatear, 2 Raven.
4 Swift, 2 House Martin.
A pair of Goldeneye on No. 3 were a surprise. 1 Yellow Wagtail on Barrow No. 2 Tank.
1 Great White Egret, 1 Egyptian Goose, 1 Cuckoo.
Chew Valley Lake:
7 GBB Gull, 300 Swift, 1 Cuckoo.
Reports: Peter Coslett, Chris Craig, Jane Cumming, 'Dan', Sean Davies, Michael Davis, Patrick Hancock, Bill Hewitt, Adrian Hockey, John Martin, Robert Purveur, George Rabin, Harvey Rose, Mrs Trellis, Nigel Tucker, blagdonlakebirds, CVRS, nslbirding, opsbirding, severnsidebirds, TBOSG