cuckoo

Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

first cuckoo

Date of sighting

2011 Apr 17

Time of day

Birds Seen

cuckoo
yellow wagtail
redpoll
grasshopper warbler

a special sighting

First Cookooo of 2010

Description of sighting

Overhead visible migration,redpoll,ringed plover,linnet and goldfinch

Date of sighting

2010 Apr 22

Time of day

morning visit

Birds Seen

cuckoo
tree pipit
grasshopper warbler
wheatear
willow warbler
blackcap
redpoll
ringed plover
linnet
goldfinch

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2009 May 9

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

tree pipit
wheatear
dunlin
cuckoo
redpoll
siskin

Sun,Flowers and Song

Description of sighting

Beatiful day on Brean Down, Bluebells in flower and the Somerset Rock Rose blooming near the Steps.
Whitethroats seemed to be singing from many bushes and birds were visible and some seen carrying food.Good views of the first cuckoo of 2009.

Date of sighting

2009 May 1

Time of day

morning visit,10am to 12am

Birds Seen

wood warbler
whitethroat
swallow
stonechat
shelduck
pheasant
jackdaw
house martin
goldfinch
cuckoo
chiffchaff
chaffinch
buzzard

a special sighting

Visit by PB

Description of sighting

high cloud and light rain.Migrant numbers reasonable.Arival of Hobby of note.

Date of sighting

2008 May 3

Time of day

Birds Seen

wood warbler
whimbrel
swift
swallow
spotted flycatcher
house martin
hobby
garden warbler
cuckoo

a special sighting

visit PB

Description of sighting

single cuckoo. house martins, swifts and swallows over, in small numbers.

Date of sighting

2008 May 24

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

swift
swallow
house martin
cuckoo
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