Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

A good fall of birds due to the right weather conditions

Date of sighting

2011 Mar 12

Time of day

Birds Seen

wheatear
chiffchaff
sand martin
Golden Plover
skylark
siskin
goldfinch
grey wagtail
white wagtail

a special sighting

report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Single Stonechat only

Date of sighting

2011 Mar 3

Time of day

Birds Seen

stonechat

Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reported good gull passage over Brean Down

Date of sighting

2011 Feb 24

Time of day

Birds Seen

Snow Bunting

a special sighting

On going migration report - Paul bowyer

Description of sighting

large species passing through,major grouping again starlings ,species included chaffinch,brambling,song thrush,wagtails,siskins,greenfinch,pipits,buntings,skylarks,goldfinch,pigeon,linnit,golden plover,coal tit mistle thrush and yellowhammer.
other species grounded see report

Date of sighting

2010 Oct 18

Time of day

Birds Seen

great spotted woodpecker
firecrest
Dartford Warbler
wheatear
blackcap
goldcrest

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reports visible migration contiuing with a large number of species represented,major group being approx 2200 starlings.
Pipits and single merlin only grounded species.

Date of sighting

2010 Oct 17

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

merlin
meadow pipit

Group Visit WSM RSPB Group

Description of sighting

RSPB Group visit,good flying display by the resident peregrine and kestrel.Strong winds restricted small bird activity on the down but the smaller birds,particularly goldfinches and stonechats were more active in the sheltered part near Brean Down Farm.A surprising number of swallows were still around.Good views also of the White Park cattle and the Goats.

Date of sighting

2010 Oct 16

Time of day

10am till 1.00 pm

Birds Seen

swallow
stonechat
starling
Rock Pipit
raven
peregrine
little egret
linnet
kestrel
jackdaw
goldfinch
dunlin
bullfinch
chiffchaff
carrion crow

a special sighting

Migration continues - Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reports a quiter morning with birds totaling approx 600 of 19 species flying over.

Date of sighting

2010 Oct 13

Time of day

early morning visit

Birds Seen

black redstart
wheatear

a special sighting

Migration Continues.Report by Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

unusual sighting of woodcock near Trig Point
Paul estimates 7500 birds of 19 species passed over Brean Down

Date of sighting

2010 Oct 11

Time of day

morning visit

Birds Seen

hobby
ring ouzel
mistle thrush
woodcock
wheatear

a special sighting

Migration Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

species numbers are increasing with 22 seen this morning,the largest contingent again being approximatly 8500 starlings.The only grounding being a Ring Ouzel.

Date of sighting

2010 Oct 10

Time of day

morning visit

Birds Seen

ring ouzel

a special sighting

Migration Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Migration continues with Paul reporting 18 species seen, the largest being a group of 1100 starlings

Date of sighting

2010 Oct 9

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

starling

a special sighting
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