Thursday, 22 October 2015

Wanderer Returns !

Date: 22/10/2015

Location: Crooks Peak - Chew Valley Lake
Weather: Grey + Overcast

Other Species: Fieldfare, Redwing, Bullfinch, Kestrel, 
Little Egret, Grey Heron, Buzzard, Common Gull, Black-Headed Gull, Goosander, Kingfisher, Water Rail - Plus Many More.

Fancied Crook's Peak, Somerset today and a nice wander up the hill which overlooks the M5, Bristol Channel and most of Somerset and beyond! Also the chance of a Ringed Ouzel but none seen.
There were some Fieldfare (3) & Redwing (10) but they didn't hang around.

After a ponder at top, headed towards Chew Valley Lake, not been since February! Its 9 miles in a straight line from home think I could walk it!..Not Sure :/
@ Herriotts Channel - Little Egrets around 4 scrabbled for the best perch. 

While noticing a Kingfisher hidden in bush saw this Water Rail scamper at waters edge !

Headed round to Heron's Green side for a coffee.
Lovely Grebes

  Normal stuff about, Goosander far side lots of Coot and Black Headed Gulls and a few great looking Common Gulls.

A nice fly past from Grey Heron and headed to Dam End.

Final shot of the day was a Egyptian Goose looking sleepy.

Thanks For Looking !

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