Friday, 13 April 2018

13-4-18 Friday - Wryneck

Temp 7 to 13℃. Still dull, not cold, not windy, still thousands of lake flies everywhere.

Hen Harrier
Osprey
Whimbrel
Wryneck
Crossbill
Fulmar
Pied Flycatcher
White Wagtail, Yellow Wagtail
Tree Pipit 
Redstart
Sedge Warbler
Grasshopper Warbler

BRISTOL
13-4-18 Reed Bunting, Duchess Park (Patrick Richards)
Down to Duchess Lake, Stoke Park:
5 Mallard Duck, 1 Cormorant, 3 Buzzard, 7 Moorhen, 1 Coot, 2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 1 Raven, 1 Coal Tit, 5 Long Tailed Tit, 1 Willow Warbler, 8 Chiffchaff, 2 m Blackcap, 5 Starling, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 Song Thrush, 8 House Sparrow1 m Bullfinch, 10 Greenfinch, 1 Reed Bunting

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE

Between Sheperdine & Hill:
3 Pheasant, 3 Buzzard, 2 Moorhen, 1 GS Woodpecker, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Kestrel, 3 Skylark, 15 Swallow, 5 Chiffchaff, 1 Mistle Thrush, 2 Pied Wagtail, 30 Meadow Pipit, 12 Linnet, 1 Yellowhammer

13-4-18 Sand Martin out of roost NP (Matt Hobbs)
New Passage/Northwick Warth:2 Pintail, 9 Ringed Plover, 1 Little Ringed Plover,  28 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 200 Sand Martin (150 from roost in reed beds), Swallows, 5 House Martin, Willow Warblers, Chiffchaffs, 2 Sedge Warbler, 15 Blackcap together, 2 Wheatear, 8 Yellow Wagtail57 White Wagtail!, 2 Tree Pipit over, Meadow Pipits, Linnets

13-4-18 Blackcap, Yate (Chris Teague)
Yate, Kingsgate Park:
1 Ring-necked Parakeet, 4 Swallow, 16 Willow Warbler, 5 Chiffchaff, 9 Blackcap, 1 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Mistle Thrush, 1 m Pied Flycatcher, 2 Bullfinch

Chipping Sodbury Common:
3 Swallow, 1 m Wheatear

Frampton Cotterell:
A passage Willow Warbler sings

NORTH SOMERSET
13-4-18 Wheatear, Dowlais (Ian Loats)
Clevedon, Wains Hill:
1 Goosander, 1 Sparrowhawk, 2 Whimbrel (Dowlais), 2 Skylark, 1 Treecreeper, 2 Pied Flycatcher, 3 Crossbill, 1 Siskin

Sand Point and Bay:
1 Fulmar, 1 Short-eared Owl, 1 Wryneck, 30 Chiffchaff, 2 Grasshopper Warbler, 30 Blackcap, 1 Redstart, 9 Wheatear, 2 Tree Pipit

Kenn Moor:
2 m Pied Flycatcher

BELOW M4 & BANES

Hanham Hills:

1 m Redstart
13-4-18 Willow Warbler, Bath (David Hughes)
Bath:
1 Osprey (2.15 low over Newbridge), 2 Peregrine (St Johns), 3 pairs Willow Warbler (Caledonian Road), 5 Chiffchaff, 1 f Blackcap

RESERVOIRS

Barrow Tanks:
1 Long-tailed Duck - attaining summer plumage, 3 (1m) Goldeneye, 3 Common Sandpiper, 1 Kestrel, 3 Sand Martin, 1 Swallow, 3 White Wagtail

13-4-18 Barnacle Goose, Moreton (Ian Stapp)
Chew Valley Lake:
1 Barnacle Goose, 8 Shelduck, 40 Shoveler, 4 Gadwall, 4 Pintail, 6 Teal, 1 f Scaup (Stratford), 4 Goldeneye, 1 Sparrowhawk, 1 m Hen Harrier (Moreton Lane), 4 Buzzard, sum plum Black-tailed Godwit (Herriotts Pool), 2 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 G-S Woodpecker, 2 Green Woodpecker, 1 Raven, 3 Jay, 100+ Sand Martin, 200+ Swallows, 100+ House Martin, 2 Cetti's 4 L TT, 4 Willow Warbler, 7 Chiffchaff, 2 Sedge Warbler, 3 Reed Warbler, 3 Blackcap, 2 Goldcrest, 1 Stonechat, 2 Reed Bunting

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