Having walked half the perimeter of this Common in South Gloucestershire, I was getting a bit desperate
This year has started warm and energetic. Gales swept in from the Atlantic by a jet stream that’s misbehaving again.
A parting shot at the year list was Blaise Estate in Bristol, where rose-ringed parakeets and firecrests have occasionally been reported.
My Somerset list back level with Avon and contributes to my English list
Common sandpipers on the Bedminster side of the New Cut this lunchtime were unexpected