On the 20th December:
A visit to Chew Valley Lake where the best bird was a Jack Snipe.
On holiday in California, 2 new birds seen today.
In Australia on a sound recording trip, 1 new bird seen today.
A drive to Blagdon Lake where along the south bank was a Blyth's Pipit with Meadow Pipits and Pied Wagtails, also seen were lots of ducks, 7 Great White Egrets, 3 Bewick's Swans, a Little Stint and 3 Roe Deers.