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.

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.

12th June - 105 spp. Lesser Whitethroat (per Rupert Higgins).

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 12 June, 2019