Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

A busy day!

Date of sighting

2012 Apr 25

Time of day

Birds Seen

swift
swallow
house martin
grasshopper warbler
yellow wagtail
whitethroat
siskin
meadow pipit
goldfinch
linnet
willow warbler

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

First Pied Flycatcher on Brean for 2012

Date of sighting

2012 Apr 23

Time of day

Birds Seen

whitethroat
wheatear
swallow
pied flycatcher
grasshopper warbler
chiffchaff
blackcap

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reports an overflying Goosander as well as a Great Skua or "Bonxie"

Date of sighting

2012 Apr 22

Time of day

Birds Seen

Great Skua
Goosander
tree pipit
whitethroat
wheatear

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2012 Apr 13

Time of day

Birds Seen

grasshopper warbler
redstart
tree pipit
blackcap
chiffchaff
swallow

First Recording Visit of 2012

Description of sighting

Overcast,windy and some rain.
Good views of Chiffchaff and Willow Warblers in the bushes mid way along the road to the fort.
At least 4 Ravens were active and small groups of swallow were feeding.One pair of Stonechat were seen as well as singles.On the return trip a splendid male Common Redstart was found at the top of the slope and a single Peregrine was above the ridge.Whitethroats were visible and quite vocal.

Date of sighting

2012 Apr 26

Time of day

morning visit of about 2.5 hours

Birds Seen

willow warbler
whitethroat
swallow
stonechat
shelduck
Robin
redstart
raven
peregrine
meadow pipit
linnet
jackdaw
grey heron
goldfinch
chiffchaff
carrion crow

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2012 Apr 11

Time of day

Birds Seen

grasshopper warbler
tree pipit

Report from Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2012 Apr 10

Time of day

Birds Seen

grasshopper warbler
willow warbler

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2012 Apr 7

Time of day

Birds Seen

house martin

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2012 Apr 8

Time of day

Birds Seen

yellow wagtail
ring ouzel

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2012 Apr 6

Time of day

Birds Seen

tree pipit
ring ouzel

a special sighting
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