greenfinch

Sunshine and Bird Song

Description of sighting

Beautiful day,sunny and some wind with clear views accross the channel to Wales.Chaffinch,Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff song was everywhere.Goldfinches and Greenfinches were also doing their best to compete with the occasional robin in the bushes along the military road.Willow Warblers were quite visible as were Male Chaffinches looking resplendant in the sunshine.Swallow numbers are increasing,I saw about 30 while on site.
 

Date of sighting

2010 Apr 16

Time of day

Morning visit 10am to 12.30am

Birds Seen

woodpigeon
willow warbler
wheatear
swallow
stonechat
shelduck
Rock Pipit
Robin
raven
pied wagtail
meadow pipit
Magpie
linnet
jackdaw
grey heron
greenfinch
dunnock
chaffinch
carrion crow

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Migration numbers increasing

Date of sighting

2010 Apr 4

Time of day

Birds Seen

sand martin
meadow pipit
long-tailed tit
greenfinch
willow warbler
chiffchaff
water pipit

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

22 species seen

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 17

Time of day

Birds Seen

ring ouzel
redwing
song thrush
blackbird
brambling
reed bunting
great spotted woodpecker
siskin
greenfinch
house sparrow
redpoll
goldcrest
skylark
pied wagtail
chaffinch
goldfinch
linnet
wheatear
bullfinch
Fieldfare
chiffchaff
blackcap

a special sighting

Combined Report-Paul Bowyer and others

Description of sighting

high numbers seen.Ring Ouzel near Brean Down Farm,thrush and redwings 100+

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 14

Time of day

morning visit,fine weather

Birds Seen

ring ouzel
song thrush
redwing
brambling
Fieldfare
swallow
siskin
snipe
meadow pipit
chiffchaff
blackcap
goldcrest
chaffinch
redpoll
greenfinch
merlin
linnet
skylark

a special sighting

Migration continues-Paul bowyer

Description of sighting

16 redwings seen.Grounded birds included 1 Dartford Warbler and 20 Song Thrush

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 12

Time of day

Birds Seen

swallow
skylark
meadow pipit
goldfinch
siskin
chaffinch
greenfinch
redwing
grey wagtail
pied wagtail
redpoll
reed bunting
song thrush
Dartford Warbler
chiffchaff
blackcap

a special sighting

On-going migration report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

18 species reported on the move over Brean

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 10

Time of day

Birds Seen

swallow
house martin
skylark
pied wagtail
chaffinch
reed bunting
linnet
meadow pipit
great spotted woodpecker
siskin
blackbird
song thrush
goldcrest
chiffchaff
blackcap
wheatear
greenfinch
starling

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reports visible migration increased over last 24 hours,some maedow pipit and reed bunting grounded.Wheatear,Chiffchaff,blackcap and goldcrest were also on the ground

Date of sighting

2009 Sep 30

Time of day

Birds Seen

redpoll
siskin
skylark
swallow
meadow pipit
reed bunting
linnet
chaffinch
greenfinch
Great Tit
jackdaw
wheatear
chiffchaff
blackcap
goldcrest

Report Paul Marsh

Description of sighting

Very pleasant morning,bright and sunny with some cloud.Birds in low numbers as expected this time of season,with some feeding flights evident.Chiffchaff and Stonechat heard but not visible.Swallow hunting for insects very low over grass.The cattle have returned

Date of sighting

2009 Jun 19

Time of day

morning visit

Birds Seen

willow warbler
whitethroat
swallow
skylark
meadow pipit
Magpie
linnet
Lesser Black Backed Gull
jackdaw
greenfinch
goldfinch
chaffinch
carrion crow

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

migrating birds in reasonable numbers were chaffinch and goldfinch

Date of sighting

2008 Oct 24

Time of day

Morning visit

Birds Seen

skylark
reed bunting
redwing
meadow pipit
linnet
greenfinch
goldfinch
Fieldfare
chaffinch
cetti's warbler
brambling

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

high species count

Date of sighting

2008 Oct 8

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

redpoll
greenfinch
chaffinch
pied wagtail
swallow
house martin
reed bunting
skylark
meadow pipit
linnet
wheatear
jay
common gull
siskin
goldfinch
starling

a special sighting
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