Monthly Archives: April 2016

Sightings Saturday 23rd April 2016

Guscar Rocks    A Green Sandpiper, 24Whimbrels, 12 Bar-tailed Godwits, a Turnstone, five Dunlins, a Ringed Plover, a Little Egret, two Lesser Whitethroat, three Wheatears and three White Wagtails today. (Lewis Thomson). Aylburton Warth    A Greenshank, a Common Sandpiper, a Swift, … Continue reading

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Sightings Friday 22nd April 2016

Cleeve Hill    14 RING OUZELS this morning. (Greg Mabbett). Frampton    A MARSH HARRIER flew straight through this morning. (Neil Smart). Kingscote     A female Wheatear today. (Geoff Moyser). Leighterton     A Corn Bunting singing opposite Bennett’s Farm today. (Geoff Moyser).

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Sightings Thursday 21st April 2016

Coombe Hill Meadows    A male GARGANEY at midday, still present this evening. Also a Black-tailed Godwit and five Curlew came in to roost. (Graham Smith/Mike Smart/Andy Jayne). Frampton     At Court Lake six Great Crested Grebes, a Little Grebe, two Green Woodpeckers, three Buzzards, two Swallows, … Continue reading

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Sightings Wednesday 20th April 2016

Frampton    A Grasshopper Warbler reeling at the Sailing Lake not far from the club house. (Nick Goatman). Ashleworth Ham    Two Oystercatchers, eight Lapwings, a Curlew, a Little Egret, six Shelducks, eight Shovelers, ten Gadwalls, 29+ Mallards, 12 Tufted Ducks, 30 … Continue reading

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Sightings Tuesday 19th April 2016

Forest of Dean    A SWIFT over Crabtree Hill at 8pm. (Arron Roberts). Symonds Yat    A female Wheatear flew into a tree close to the viewpoint from a northerly direction today. First site record. (Phil & Chris Andrews). Pic by Phil. Cleeve … Continue reading

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Sightings Monday 18th April 2016

Sharpness    A WHINCHAT and three Wheatears tonight at Sharpness. (Andy Jordan). WWT Slimbridge     20 White Wagtails and a Yellow Wagtail on the Dumbles today. (Geoff Moyser). Stinchcombe Hill     A Whitethroat at Drakestone Point today. (Geoff Moyser).

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Sightings Sunday 17th April 2016

Frampton pools    A WOOD WARBLER singing in the “Pallas’s wood”, the 2nd record in recent times. Also two Whitethroats. (Nick Goatman). Cleeve Hill    Five RING OUZELS, three Stonechats, seven Wheatears and a Cuckoo today.  (Greg Mabbett). Aylburton Warth    A … Continue reading

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