October 2020

31st. We walked along the Frome valley between Frenchay and Winterbourne Down and saw a kingfisher.

25th. Chew Valley Lake: caught up with the lesser yellowlegs at last. Also a spotted redshank, 3 little stint, 6 goosander and a yellow-legged gull.

lesser yellowlegs

lesser yellowlegs

22nd. Lots of swallows moving through Wedmore.

17th. Chew Valley Lake: 2 siskin, 3 goldeneye, 3 dunlin, grey plover and 3 little stint, including a grey (adult?) bird.

little stint, dunlin, grey plover

11th. We walked over Dolebury Warren from Winscombe. European hornets feeding on sap at Winscombe.


10th. Cheddar reservoir - red-crested pochard and red-necked grebe both in close. the grebe was getting a lot of hassle from great-crested grebes and coots.

red-crested pochard

red-necked grebe

red-necked grebe

Great white egret at Westhay. peregrine and 2 stonechat here too.

great white egret

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