yellow wagtail

A quiet start -Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

After a quiet rain influenced start,bird numbers began to increase with Paul reporting 6500 swallow
as well as new sightings such as tufted duck,ringed plover and dunlin on the beach

Date of sighting

2012 May 1

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

yellow wagtail
whimbrel
wheatear
tufted duck
tree pipit
swift
swallow
siskin
sand martin
ringed plover
linnet
lesser whitethroat
house martin
goldfinch
gannet
dunlin
common scoter
bar tailed godwit
arctic skua

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

A busy day!

Date of sighting

2012 Apr 25

Time of day

Birds Seen

swift
swallow
house martin
grasshopper warbler
yellow wagtail
whitethroat
siskin
meadow pipit
goldfinch
linnet
willow warbler

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2012 Apr 8

Time of day

Birds Seen

yellow wagtail
ring ouzel

a special sighting

Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Quiet morning

Date of sighting

2011 Sep 3

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

redstart
yellow wagtail
tree pipit

Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

a good scattering of birds over the down

Date of sighting

2011 Sep 2

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

tree pipit
meadow pipit
wheatear
sedge warbler
yellow wagtail
chiffchaff
blackcap
whitethroat

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

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

40 willow warbler seen accross Brean Down and large number of swallows also seen

Date of sighting

2010 Aug 8

Time of day

Birds Seen

tree pipit
yellow wagtail
willow warbler
swallow

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

high number of species seen,gannet and whimbrel going up channel.Also first reported Swift of 2010

Date of sighting

2010 Apr 25

Time of day

Birds Seen

yellowhammer
yellow wagtail
wood warbler
whimbrel
wheatear
tree pipit
swift
swallow
sand martin
house martin
grasshopper warbler
gannet

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

small fall of migrants,but high species count.

Date of sighting

2010 Apr 24

Time of day

Birds Seen

white wagtail
house martin
swallow
redpoll
lesser whitethroat
wheatear
sedge warbler
yellow wagtail
tree pipit
redstart
willow warbler
grasshopper warbler
blackcap

a special sighting
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