merlin

Some New Birds from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

some good new birds for 2011 with small passage movement continuing

Date of sighting

Time of day

Birds Seen

redpoll
siskin
crossbill
meadow pipit
greenfinch
chaffinch
goldfinch
ring ouzel
merlin
black redstart
chiffchaff

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reports visible migration contiuing with a large number of species represented,major group being approx 2200 starlings.
Pipits and single merlin only grounded species.

Date of sighting

2010 Oct 17

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

merlin
meadow pipit

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

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

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

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reports good passage of swallows and martins and the wryneck still on site but very difficult to see.

Date of sighting

2009 Sep 23

Time of day

Birds Seen

whitethroat
merlin
chiffchaff
blackcap

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

40 kittiwake seen going up channel

Date of sighting

2008 Nov 9

Time of day

Birds Seen

ring ouzel
kittiwake
Dartford Warbler
merlin

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

not much visible migration,two merlin seen.

Date of sighting

2008 Oct 9

Time of day

Birds Seen

swallow
skylark
siskin
reed bunting
redpoll
mistle thrush
merlin
brambling

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Date of sighting

2008 Oct 9

Time of day

Birds Seen

merlin
brambling
mistle thrush
swallow
siskin
reed bunting
redpoll
skylark

a special sighting

High number Report from Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

good movement of birds reported,total over 1000,merlin seen chasing high flying chaffinch

Date of sighting

2008 Oct 6

Time of day

morning visit

Birds Seen

yellowhammer
wheatear
swallow
song thrush
skylark
siskin
reed bunting
pied wagtail
merlin
meadow pipit
long-tailed tit
linnet
house martin
greenfinch
goldfinch
firecrest
chiffchaff
chaffinch

a special sighting
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