swallow

Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reports large numbers of swallows passing over and a group of 6 manx shearwater viewed distantly
from the end of the fort.He also saw 3 Harbour Porpoises in the rough water near Howe Rock

Date of sighting

2011 Sep 13

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

Manx shearwater
fulmar
gannet
swallow

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

Description of sighting

very quiet day

Date of sighting

2011 Aug 6

Time of day

Birds Seen

sand martin
swallow

Report Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2011 Jul 23

Time of day

Birds Seen

wheatear
swallow
siskin
house martin

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2011 Apr 6

Time of day

Birds Seen

grasshopper warbler
willow warbler
chiffchaff
blackcap
swallow

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Quiet,singles only.

Date of sighting

2011 Apr 3

Time of day

Birds Seen

wheatear
tree pipit
swallow
redpoll

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reports plenty of birds,including 2500 Herring Gulls and 350 Sand Martins seen
until the wind changed.

Date of sighting

2011 Apr 2

Time of day

Birds Seen

willow warbler
tree pipit
swallow
siskin
sand martin
house martin
redpoll
herring gull
goldfinch
chiffchaff
blackcap

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

First Swallow of 2011

Date of sighting

2011 Mar 27

Time of day

Birds Seen

linnet
goldfinch
woodpigeon
meadow pipit
redpoll
siskin
wheatear
chiffchaff
willow warbler
house martin
swallow
ring ouzel

a special sighting

Group Visit WSM RSPB Group

Description of sighting

RSPB Group visit,good flying display by the resident peregrine and kestrel.Strong winds restricted small bird activity on the down but the smaller birds,particularly goldfinches and stonechats were more active in the sheltered part near Brean Down Farm.A surprising number of swallows were still around.Good views also of the White Park cattle and the Goats.

Date of sighting

2010 Oct 16

Time of day

10am till 1.00 pm

Birds Seen

swallow
stonechat
starling
Rock Pipit
raven
peregrine
little egret
linnet
kestrel
jackdaw
goldfinch
dunlin
bullfinch
chiffchaff
carrion crow

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
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