Monthly Archives: April 2016

Sightings Saturday 30th April 2016

WWT Slimbridge      An adult and a second-summer LITTLE GULL on South Lake this afternoon. (Andy Jordan/Mark Dowie). Pic by Andy.Another pic by Mark. Cleeve Hill     Still 8+ RING OUZELS this morning. Also 5+ Yellowhammers, 10+ Linnets some collecting nesting materials, … Continue reading

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Sightings Friday 29th April 2016

WWT Slimbridge     A GLOSSY IBIS flew in to the Rushy at 1:45pm. It was mobile around the grounds, sometimes showing very well until 4:55pm at least. Also a distant Whinchat still on the Middle Point fence line this afternoon. (James … Continue reading

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Sightings Thursday 28th April 2016

Frampton     At the Sailing Lake this evening a Swift, c500 Sand Martins, a House Martin, six Swallows and a Common Sandpiper. (MK). WWT Slimbridge     On South Lake an adult, a first summer and a second summer LITTLE GULL. Also a male Whinchat on the … Continue reading

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Sightings Wednesday 27th April 2016

Forest of Dean      Belated news of a LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER last Tuesday and Wednesday (19th & 20th) in oak trees by Yorkley Community centre. (Don Pugh). Cleeve Hill    In the West Down area a Bullfinch, a Cuckoo, three  Whitethroats, a singing Redstart, a Stock … Continue reading

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Sightings Tuesday 26th April 2016

Frampton    At the Sailing Lake at 5pm on the corner of Vicarage Lane in the trees near the last house a female PIED FLYCATCHER, a Reed Bunting, a Garden Warbler, a Willow Warbler, a Whitethroat and a Lesser Whitethroat. (Bill Church). Cleeve Hill     … Continue reading

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Sightings Monday 25th April 2016

Cleeve Hill     Six RING OUZELS still this morning. (Roy Shilham). Pic by Roy. Frampton pools     This evening nine Yellow Wagtails, a pair of Redstarts, a Common Sandpiper, 150+ Sand Martins, a Sedge Warbler and a Reed Warbler. (Nick Goatman). WWT Slimbridge     A late … Continue reading

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Sightings Sunday 24th April 2016

Cleeve Hill    Early morning eight RING OUZELS, 35 +Linnets, 15+ Yellowhammers, 25+ Skylarks, 12 Meadow Pipits, a male Stonechat, two Sparrowhawks, four Whitethroats, a Jay, a Stock Dove, four Chiffchaffs, 18+ Willow Warblers, a Bullfinch and a male Redstart. (Mark Grieve). … Continue reading

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