spotted flycatcher

Quality not Quantity

Description of sighting

Beautiful sunny day with some slight wind.Plenty of birdsong notably whitethroad,blackcap,robin and wren.Pheasant and Willow Warbler were heard but not seen.Very good views of a Spotted Flycatcher in the bushes along the Military Road.The usual high numbers were not seen probably due to nesting and some species moving through

Date of sighting

2013 Jun 3

Time of day

Birds Seen

wren
whitethroat
goldfinch
chaffinch
blackbird
linnet
stonechat
spotted flycatcher
kestrel
peregrine
swallow
meadow pipit
carrion crow
Magpie
shelduck
raven
jackdaw
Robin
dunnock

a special sighting

REeport from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

house martin and swallow moving over Brean feeding on the way.

Date of sighting

2011 Sep 4

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

wheatear
house martin
swallow
willow warbler
spotted flycatcher
stonechat
whitethroat
chiffchaff
blackcap

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2010 Sep 8

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

grasshopper warbler
wheatear
spotted flycatcher

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Bright sunny day with some cloud.Migrants still passing.

Date of sighting

2010 Sep 4

Time of day

Birds Seen

whinchat
spotted flycatcher
redstart
wheatear
house martin
swallow

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

high number of migrant species seen,particularly wheatear in the area of the fort.

Date of sighting

2010 Sep 2

Time of day

Birds Seen

sand martin
goldfinch
grasshopper warbler
chiffchaff
blackcap
goldcrest
bullfinch
great spotted woodpecker
yellow wagtail
willow warbler
whitethroat
wheatear
tree pipit
swallow
spotted flycatcher

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

Low numbers,windy weather

Date of sighting

2009 May 18

Time of day

Birds Seen

tree pipit
yellow wagtail
goldcrest
spotted flycatcher
swallow
house martin
common gull

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

 
18 kittiwake reported over in one flock.Possible sighting of white wagtail

Date of sighting

2009 May 14

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

wheatear
redpoll
kittiwake
spotted flycatcher
whinchat
black-headed gull
turnstone
tree pipit
siskin
garden warbler
sand martin
swallow
house martin
swift

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

interesting that we are seeing more pheasants

Date of sighting

2009 May 10

Time of day

Birds Seen

whinchat
wheatear
tree pipit
swallow
spotted flycatcher
siskin
sand martin
pheasant
lesser whitethroat
lesser redpoll
house martin
garden warbler

a special sighting

Visit

Description of sighting

fine sunny day,few visitors,stonechat,goldfinch and linnet young birds very evident.buzzard was being chased by crows.peregrine was activley bombing something at foot of the cliff,probably a goat which suddenly appeared in the appropriate spot

Date of sighting

2008 Jun 17

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

whitethroat
swallow
stonechat
spotted flycatcher
skylark
shelduck
Rock Pipit
peregrine
little egret
linnet
kestrel
jackdaw
grey heron
goldfinch
carrion crow
buzzard

a special sighting
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