BLAGDON LAKE BIRDS

Bird Year List 2019


Dates species were added to the site year list:

1st January - 58 spp. Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Wigeon, Teal, Mallard, Pintail, Pochard, Tufted Duck, Goldeneye, Goosander, Pheasant, Little Grebe, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Grey Heron, Great White Egret, Buzzard, Moorhen, Coot, Lapwing, Common Sandpiper, Snipe, Black-headed Gull, Common Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Collared Dove, Woodpigeon, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Goldcrest, Wren, Nuthatch, Treecreeper, Robin, Blackbird, Fieldfare, Redwing, Song Thrush, Mistle Thrush, Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Coal Tit, Magpie, Jay, Jackdaw, Rook, Carrion Crow, Raven, Starling, Dunnock, Meadow Pipit, Grey Wagtail, Chaffinch, Bullfinch, Goldfinch, Siskin.

3rd January - 60 spp. Water Rail, Gadwall.

5th January - 64 spp. Egyptian Goose, Shoveler, Green Woodpecker, House Sparrow (all per Mark Hynam).

8th January - 66 spp. Peregrine & Barnacle Goose.

9th January - 67 spp. Chiffchaff.

12th January - 68 spp. Sparrowhawk.

16th January - 69 spp. Little Egret.

19th January - 70 spp. Barn Owl (per Mike Johnson & Jacky).

26th January - 71 spp. Stock Dove.

27th January - 72 spp. Pied Wagtail (per Mark Hynam).

10th February - 74 spp. Feral Pigeon & Redshank.

13th February - 75 spp. Greenfinch.

16th February - 78 spp. Scaup, Reed Bunting & Skylark.

17th February - 79 spp. Kestrel.

18th February - 80 spp. Mediterranean Gull.

3rd March - 82spp. Tawny Owl & Greylag Goose.

11th March - 84spp. Sand Martin & Swallow.

16th March - 85 spp. Lesser Scaup.

23rd March - 86 spp. Red Kite (per Mervyn Pearce).

24th March - 87 spp. Blackcap.

28th March - 88 spp. Red-legged Partridge.

31st March - 91 spp. House Martin, Shelduck & Osprey.

3rd April - 92 spp. Willow Warbler (per Ian Stapp).

9th April - 93 spp. Little Gull.

10th April - 94 spp. Linnet.

11th April - 95 spp. Kingfisher.

13th April - 96 spp. Oystercatcher (per Mark Hynam).

16th April - 97 spp. Whitethroat.

18th April - 100 spp. Cetti's Warbler, Reed Warbler & Cuckoo.

19th April - 101 spp. Hobby.

22nd April - 102 spp. Garden Warbler.

23rd April - 103 spp. Sedge Warbler.

28th April - 104 spp. Swift.

18th May - 105 spp. Spotted Flycatcher.

12th June - 106 spp. Lesser Whitethroat (per Rupert Higgins).

8th July - 107 spp. Little Ringed Plover.

13th July - 108 spp. Marsh Harrier.

14th July - 109 spp. Common Tern.

15th July - 110 spp. Stonechat.

20th July - 111 spp. Dunlin (per Mark Hynam)

28th July - 112 spp. Green Sandpiper.

3rd August - 113 spp. Yellow-legged Gull.

9th August - 114 spp. Black-tailed Godwit.

24th August - 115 spp. Black Tern.

16th September - 116 spp. Black-necked Grebe.

20th September - 117 spp. White Stork (introduced category E)

29th September - 118 Arctic Tern.

14th October - 120 spp. Golden Plover, Black Swan.

22nd October - 121 spp. Bearded (Tit) Reedling (per Rupert Higgins).

21st November - 122 spp Lesser Redpoll.

24th November - 123 spp Pink-footed Goose.

 

Date species first noted singing:

1st January - Robin (winter song), Wren, Great Spotted Woodpecker (drumming), Blackbird, Song Thrush, Great Tit, Coal Tit.

21st January - Dunnock.

4th February - Chaffinch.

13th February - Greenfinch.

16th February - Reed Bunting.

1st March - Chiffchaff.

23rd March - Treecreeper.

24th March - Blackcap.

6th April - Willow Warbler.

18th April - Cetti's Warbler, Reed Warbler & Cuckoo.

22nd April - Garden Warbler.

23rd April - Sedge Warbler.


Updated 24 November, 2019