the birds of south gloucestershire


The S. Glos Birds Diary


 


 

 

Storm Petrel | Dan White


 

 

JANUARY 2020

 

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BLACK REDSTART

OPS: ♀ 1st, 4th, 8th - 9th, 15th, 20th, 23rd and 30th; ♂ & ♀ 18th; ♂ 22nd (Pete Hazelwood, Matt Plenty). ♂ on the roof of a house behind The Royal George, Thornbury 8th (Cliff Smith)

 

CETTI'S WARBLER Two OPS 18th (Matt Plenty) One Severn Beach 19th (Paul Bowerman)

EGYPTIAN GOOSE

One OPS 5th (Pete Hazelwood)

FIRECREST

One reported from the Wild Places Project, Easter Compton 8th.

GOOSANDER

Stanshaws Lake, Yate; ♂ 9th - 10th, four - two ♂ and two ♀ 13th (Mark Coller), ♂ and ♀ 17th - 18th (Mike Jackson). Kingsgate Park, Yate; Six - two ♂ and four ♀ over 30th (Mark Coller).

 

Mark Coller

 

JACK SNIPE

One Chipping Sodbury Common 1st (Mark Coller), 12th and 20th (David Poulton) - Aust Warth: At least three 1st and 5th. (Paul Bowerman), one 10th (Aravind Ramesh)

 

MARSH HARRIER

A winter fem OPS 10th (Pete Hazelwood). One probably this species down river from Aust Warth around 15:00 on the 19th. (Adam Rawson)

MEDITERRANEAN GULL

An adult at OPS on the 22nd. (Pete Hazelwood)

OYSTERCATCHER One over Chipping Sodbury Common on the 29th was a patch first! (Mark Coller)

RED KITE

Two from the OPS environs so far this year. (Pete Hazelwood) One over Willsbridge Mill 26th. (Nigel Kempson)

SHORT-EARED OWL

One OPS 27th. (Pete Hazelwood)

TWITE

An unconfirmed report of five on the 11th near the Sentry Box 2 on Northwick Warth briefly before departing to the south-west.

WATER PIPIT

One Northwick Warth 5th. (Paul Bowerman)