BLAGDON LAKE BIRDS

Bird Year List 2020


Dates species were added to the site year list:

1st January - 54 spp. Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Shoveler, Gadwall, Wigeon, Mallard, Pintail, Teal, Pochard, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye, Pheasant, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Grey Heron, Cormorant, Sparrowhawk, Water Rail, Moorhen, Coot, Black-headed Gull, Common Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Tawny Owl, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Green Woodpecker, Jay, Magpie, Jackdaw, Rook, Crow, Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Long-tailed Tit, Chiffchaff, Goldcrest, Wren, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Starling, Blackbird, Fieldfare, Redwing, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Robin, Dunnock, Chaffinch, Goldfinch.

2nd January - 56 spp. Goosander, Snipe.

3rd January - 57 spp. Buzzard.

6th January - 59 spp. Kestrel, Barn Owl.

7th January - 64 spp. Great White Egret, Common Sandpiper, Feral Pigeon, Bullfinch, Lesser Redpoll.

11th January - 66 spp. Meadow Pipit, Lapwing.

15th January - 68 spp. Greylag Goose, Raven (per Paul Williams).

18th January - 69 spp. Stock Dove.

19th January - 70 spp. Egyptian Goose (per Mark Hynam).

21st January - 71 spp. Grey Wagtail.

25th January - 72 spp. Mediterranean Gull (per Andy Mears).

4th February - 73 spp. Pied Wagtail (per Mark Hynam).

6th February - 74 spp. Marsh Harrier (per Mike O'Connor - though noted previously by BW employees date unknown).

23rd February - 75 spp. Yellow-legged Gull (per Andy Mears).

1st March - 77 spp. Stonechat, Kingfisher.

6th March - 78 spp. Red Kite (per Ken Hall).

7th March - 80 spp. Shelduck, Reed Bunting.

8th March - 81 spp. Scaup (per Andy Mears).

9th March - 82 spp. Sand Martin.

10th March - 83 spp. Peregrine.

14th March - 85 spp. Slavonian Grebe (per Paul Williams), Redshank (per Mike O'Connor).

18th March - 86 spp. Blackcap.

26th March - 87 spp. Osprey (per Martin Maill & Laurence Hellier).

4th April - 88 spp. Swallow.

5th April - 90 spp. Willow Warbler, House Sparrow.

13th April - 91 spp. House Martin.

14th April - 92 spp. Common Tern.

16th April - 94 spp. Reed Warbler, Greenfinch.

19th April - 95 spp. Swift.

22nd April - 97 spp. Cuckoo, Garden Warbler.

25th April - 98 spp. Hobby (per Melanie Patch).

27th April -100 spp. Ringed Plover, Lesser Whitethroat.

1st May - 101 spp. Dunlin.

2nd May - 102 spp. Whitethroat (per Nigel Crocker).

3rd May - 103 spp. Sedge Warbler.

4th May - 104 spp. Little Gull.

6th May - 105 spp. Little Egret.

17th May - 107 spp. Cetti's Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher.

18th May - 108 spp. Garganey.

27th May - 109 spp. Little Bittern.

20th June - 110 spp. Little Ringed Plover.

21st June - 111 spp. Oystercatcher (per Mark Hynam).

26th June - 113 spp. Common Scoter, Green Sandpiper.

I've yet to catch up with Slavonian Grebe, Yellow-legged Gull and Osprey of the annual list.

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Date species first noted singing:

1st January - Woodpigeon, Collared Dove, Tawny Owl, Wren, Song Thrush, Robin.

7th January - Mistle Thrush.

13th January - Great Tit.

25th January - Chaffinch.

7th March - Reed Bunting.

18th March - Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Nuthatch.

5th April - Willow Warbler.

16th April - Reed Warbler, Greenfinch.

22nd April - Cuckoo, Garden Warbler.

27th April - Lesser Whitethroat.

3rd May - Whitethroat, Sedge Warbler.


Updated 29 June, 2020