Cheddar Reservoir 2020

 
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19 March 2020 19:52
 
Diana Tonkyn - 19 March 2020 04:48 PM

Large number of sand martins this afternoon between Cheddar tower and boat house

Yes, first big push of the spring I think Diana, somewhere in the region of 150-200 this evening. The Laughing gull dropped in around 5:15 this evening, picked it up in flight as I was trying to estimate the no’s of hirrundines.

 
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19 March 2020 16:48
 

Large number of sand martins this afternoon between Cheddar tower and boat house

 
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19 March 2020 07:56
 

early doors today,close to the Boat house about 15 Martins just breezed through, did a quick skimming of the water and just move on

 
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17 March 2020 22:16
 

The little gull made an appearance too - seen from Axbridge entrance.

 
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17 March 2020 19:22
 

17-Mar-2020
Per Twitter: The 2nd-winter Ring-billed Gull and the 1st-winter Laughing Gull both in the gull-roost this evening.

18-Mar-2020
Per Twitter: The 1st-winter Laughing Gull was perched on the pontoon just off the Sailing Club this evening

 
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16 March 2020 20:06
 

9 species of gull in the roost this evening; Laughing, Ring-billed, Med, Little, Black headed, Common, Herring, Lesser black backed and Great black backed. Rog Musgrove picked out the CVL Laugher around 5:45pm, with the Ring billed dropping in again a bit later. After a very, very poor winter, finally a purple patch at the Res!

 
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15 March 2020 18:48
 

2w Ring billed gull expertly picked out by Chris Craig this evening. Dark feathering in the tertials and lack of primary mirrors means this is a different bird to Dave Dawe’s, sp presumably a few about this winter. Great find and a massive thanks to Chris for the heads up!

 
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14 March 2020 11:17
 

I didn’t bother taking my scope so missed the Little gul this morning, but a few “firsts” in terms of migrants in last 24hrs; Sand martin yesterday, 3 Chiffchaff and a White wagtail this morning.

 
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14 March 2020 09:26
 

First winter little gull flying between the Cheddar Sailing Club and Cheddar Tower this morning

 
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29 February 2020 12:33
 

Middle Moor Lane,AM today, Audible [only]  Nuthatch, approx 80 Fieldfare/Redwing ,Several LT Tits, 2 Dunnock and a Sparrowhawk on the prowl

 
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27 February 2020 20:41
 

In the pool at the bottom of the Gorge, a single Little Egret, [wednesday pm]

 
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24 February 2020 18:42
 

not the res, at the local supermarket with the river running alongside, a regular sighting of Grey Wagtail seen again early this evening

 
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23 February 2020 13:35
 

two Chiff chaff’s this morning if full calling voice, along the cycle path

 
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20 February 2020 17:40
 

Breeding plumage Med Gull towards the Cheddar end of the gull roost late afternoon.

 
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15 February 2020 10:10
 

Down Middle Moor Lane, a mix of both Fieldfare and Redwing of around 20 birds, a GSWoody , Buzzard and a Goldcrest along with a small group of LT Tits on the cycle path