great spotted woodpecker

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

Morning Visit Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

Paul reports a firecrest in among the long-tailed tit flock

Date of sighting

2010 Sep 21

Time of day

Birds Seen

whitethroat
wheatear
siskin
long-tailed tit
great spotted woodpecker
firecrest
chiffchaff
blackcap

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

migrant numbers begining to increase

Date of sighting

2010 Sep 1

Time of day

Birds Seen

willow warbler
wheatear
tree pipit
grey wagtail
great spotted woodpecker
chiffchaff
chaffinch
blackcap

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

On-going migration report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

18 species reported on the move over Brean

Date of sighting

2009 Oct 10

Time of day

Birds Seen

swallow
house martin
skylark
pied wagtail
chaffinch
reed bunting
linnet
meadow pipit
great spotted woodpecker
siskin
blackbird
song thrush
goldcrest
chiffchaff
blackcap
wheatear
greenfinch
starling

a special sighting

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

again substantial numberr of species seen,some grounded skylark,the rest of the birds were on migration over Brean

Date of sighting

2009 Sep 27

Time of day

Birds Seen

reed bunting
skylark
wheatear
siskin
great spotted woodpecker
jay
swallow
house martin
chaffinch
meadow pipit

Report Paul Bowyer

Description of sighting

evidence of some overnight migration

Date of sighting

2009 Aug 29

Time of day

Birds Seen

wheatear
tree pipit
redstart
grasshopper warbler
shag
great spotted woodpecker

visit PB

Description of sighting

Birds on passage over the down,goldfinch,linnet,grey heron,great spotted woodpecker,swallows,sand martins,house martins

Date of sighting

2008 Apr 13

Time of day

morning

Birds Seen

great spotted woodpecker
willow warbler
tree pipit
grasshopper warbler
chiffchaff
blackcap

a special sighting
Syndicate content