bullfinch

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

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

Continuing Migration Report-Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

15 species in all,large numbers of redwing and chaffinch seen.Others small numbers or singles

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 29

Time of day

Birds Seen

starling
song thrush
skylark
siskin
Robin
reed bunting
redwing
redpoll
merlin
meadow pipit
crossbill
chaffinch
bullfinch
brambling

a special sighting

Busy Day Report-Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 26

Time of day

Birds Seen

yellowhammer
woodpigeon
starling
siskin
reed bunting
redpoll
pied wagtail
mistle thrush
meadow pipit
goldfinch
firecrest
chiffchaff
chaffinch
bullfinch
brambling
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

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

22 species seen

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 17

Time of day

Birds Seen

ring ouzel
redwing
song thrush
blackbird
brambling
reed bunting
great spotted woodpecker
siskin
greenfinch
house sparrow
redpoll
goldcrest
skylark
pied wagtail
chaffinch
goldfinch
linnet
wheatear
bullfinch
Fieldfare
chiffchaff
blackcap

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
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