Green Woodpecker

A sunny day at Brean Down

Date of sighting

2014 Jul 30

Time of day

10.00 to 12.30

Birds Seen

whitethroat
swallow
stonechat
shelduck
raven
peregrine
oystercatcher
kestrel
herring gull
Green Woodpecker
goldfinch
cormorant
black-headed gull

a special sighting

Scheduled visit to Brean Fort

Description of sighting

A very fine and windy day,apart from the usual suspects,the only sightings of significance were a group of young Stonechats in the bushes along the Military Road.The highlight was on the trip out to the Fort when a large Green Woodpecker broke from the ferns and flew into the trees near the Dew Pond where it was visible for a few minutes before disappearing.

Date of sighting

2008 Aug 22

Time of day

Between 2.15 and 5.00pm

Birds Seen

Green Woodpecker
stonechat
jackdaw
linnet
carrion crow
herring gull

a special sighting
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