on and over brean

A very overdue visit

Description of sighting

Single Blackcap in bushes along Military Road and brief view of Wheatear near Trig Point.Parent swallows feeding second broods in Main magazine and Officers quarters

Date of sighting

2012 Aug 29

Time of day

10.30 to 1.00

Birds Seen

blackcap
goldfinch
carrion crow
wheatear
swallow
house martin

Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

some overnight grounding of migrants today.

Date of sighting

2011 Sep 16

Time of day

MORNING

Birds Seen

meadow pipit
whitethroat
grasshopper warbler
chiffchaff
tree pipit
wheatear
goldcrest
siskin
swallow

A wet and windy visit!

Description of sighting

Despite a lot of rain there was quite a bit of activity.Most of the birds were singles but there were 10+ Chaffinches and at least 30 Linnet.Stonechat numbers were also increasing.There was good views of the feral goat population.

Date of sighting

2011 Mar 30

Time of day

Birds Seen

carrion crow
raven
jackdaw
linnet
chaffinch
goldfinch
blackbird
meadow pipit
chiffchaff
willow warbler
stonechat
Robin
song thrush

a special sighting

On going migration report - Paul bowyer

Description of sighting

large species passing through,major grouping again starlings ,species included chaffinch,brambling,song thrush,wagtails,siskins,greenfinch,pipits,buntings,skylarks,goldfinch,pigeon,linnit,golden plover,coal tit mistle thrush and yellowhammer.
other species grounded see report

Date of sighting

2010 Oct 18

Time of day

Birds Seen

great spotted woodpecker
firecrest
Dartford Warbler
wheatear
blackcap
goldcrest

a special sighting

Combined Report-Paul Bowyer and others

Description of sighting

high numbers seen.Ring Ouzel near Brean Down Farm,thrush and redwings 100+

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 14

Time of day

morning visit,fine weather

Birds Seen

ring ouzel
song thrush
redwing
brambling
Fieldfare
swallow
siskin
snipe
meadow pipit
chiffchaff
blackcap
goldcrest
chaffinch
redpoll
greenfinch
merlin
linnet
skylark

a special sighting

Busy Day

Description of sighting

good weather conditions for migration.Highspot again the Dartford Warbler and Ring Ouzel.Overall high number of species moving

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 13

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

swallow
song thrush
skylark
siskin
ring ouzel
redwing
redpoll
mistle thrush
meadow pipit
linnet
goldfinch
Dartford Warbler
coal tit
chiffchaff
chaffinch
bullfinch
blackcap

a special sighting

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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