Monday, 19 October 2009

19th October - Sightings

Glossy Ibis - Fisher's Mill - Bob Duckhouse

Glossy Ibis - Fisher's Mill - Lee Johnson

Glossy Ibis - Fisher's Mill - Steve Nuttall

Fisher's Mill - GLOSSY IBIS till 3.50pm at least. Also seen today at Drayton Bassett Pits on North Pit and Spoonbill Pit (per RBA et al) Unbelievably this a new unringed individual. 3 birds in 3 days! Also Garganey, 4 Little Egret over north, Peregrine south, 95 Golden Plover, Brambling, Redpoll, Chiffchaff (L Johnson, S Haynes et al)
Bassett South - 2 Stonechat (L Johnson)
Bassett North - 2 Golden Plover over, 6 Little Egret (L Johnson)
Ladywalk - Bittern this morning in flight over 'B' Pools (S Cawthray)
Kingsbury - 3 Pintail Cliff Pool (K Sargent)
Shustoke - Possible Franklins gull in roost at Dusk but getting too dark to confirm (S Haynes) Small gull with dark mantle with extensive white tertial crescent. Lacked attentuation of Common Gull. Unfortunately bird was asleep.

L9M was first seen flying over Chew Valley Lake (with N4C) on 26 September before settling at Catcott Lows, Somerset, on 3 October (per M Grantham)

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