grey wagtail

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 Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reports considerable movements of meadow pipit and swallows over Brean Fort as well as
large number of grounded birds

Date of sighting

2010 Sep 18

Time of day

Birds Seen

meadow pipit
ring ouzel
tree pipit
wheatear
reed bunting
grey wagtail
swallow

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

migrant numbers begining to increase

Date of sighting

2010 Sep 1

Time of day

Birds Seen

willow warbler
wheatear
tree pipit
grey wagtail
great spotted woodpecker
chiffchaff
chaffinch
blackcap

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

20 species seen,grounded were:redwing,song thrush,blackbird,chiffchaff,blackcap,goldcrest,bullfinch

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 18

Time of day

Birds Seen

woodcock
merlin
redpoll
ring ouzel
siskin
brambling
chaffinch
linnet
swallow
pied wagtail
goldfinch
starling
grey wagtail
redwing
song thrush
blackbird
chiffchaff
blackcap
goldcrest
bullfinch

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

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

High volume of migrant species,high spot was the incoming Brent Goose.Swallow numbers estimated at 1000

Date of sighting

2009 Sep 26

Time of day

Birds Seen

brent goose
song thrush
mistle thrush
reed bunting
grey wagtail
skylark
wheatear
chaffinch
pied wagtail
swallow
house martin
sand martin
goldcrest
blackcap
chiffchaff

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Migration movements continue.

Date of sighting

2009 Sep 25

Time of day

Birds Seen

wheatear
skylark
reed bunting
swallow
meadow pipit
linnet
grey wagtail
chiffchaff

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

migration continues with good numbers of hirundines going over, also 300 meadow pipit.Highlight is the appearance of a Wryneck (seen by James Packer) near the reservoir.

Date of sighting

2009 Sep 18

Time of day

Birds Seen

wheatear
chiffchaff
whitethroat
dunlin
skylark
linnet
grey wagtail
yellow wagtail
reed bunting
meadow pipit
house martin
swallow
wryneck

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reports continuing migration with swallow av 900 per hour.20 blackcap seen with 10 birds in one elderberry bush

Date of sighting

2009 Sep 13

Time of day

Birds Seen

swallow
willow warbler
spotted flycatcher
redstart
chiffchaff
wheatear
blackcap
grey wagtail

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

4500 swallow,100 sand martin and 280 house martin with 200 meadow pipit seen as part of visible migration.The only birds actualy grounded on Brean wee were chiffchaff and wheatear

Date of sighting

2009 Sep 12

Time of day

Birds Seen

chiffchaff
wheatear
tree pipit
pied wagtail
grey wagtail
meadow pipit
house martin
sand martin
swallow
greylag geese

a special sighting
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