Monthly Archives: April 2016

Sightings Saturday 16th April 2016

WWT Slimbridge     Nine Mediterranean Gulls on South Lake and 100 Swallows. 37 White Wagtails feeding in front of the Holden Tower today, also seven Ringed Plovers and 64 Dunlins. (@slimbridge_wild). Hardwicke     A Lesser Whitethroat singing 1km S of Sellars Bridge, also … Continue reading

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Sightings Friday 15th April 2016

Coombe Hill Meadows    An unringed adult COMMON CRANE and two GCRP birds were present for an hour until 11:55am when they flew off NW. Also a male Blue-headed Wagtail with eight Yellow Wagtails, a White Wagtail and six Pied Wagtails. … Continue reading

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Sightings Thursday 14th April 2016

Thu 14th Apr 2016 Nailsworth    At Windsoredge this afternoon an OSPREY appeared from the direction of Gatcombe Lake carrying a large fish. It circled high and drifted off NW at 4:45pm. Also 15 House Martins. (Roy Bircher). Cleeve Hill    This … Continue reading

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Sightings Wednesday 13th April 2016

Forest of Dean    A singing WOOD WARBLER at New Fancy View this morning. (Lewis Thomson). Two Goshawks, a pair of Siskins, the male displaying , a Peregrine, a Blackcap and a Chiffchaff. At Parkend behind the Fountains Inn a Dipper, … Continue reading

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Sightings Tuesday 12th April 2016

Cleeve Hill    Eight RING OUZELS in the cattle enclosure, 13 Wheatears in the field by the radio aerials car park, a pair of Stonechats, a Kestrel and two Buzzards. (Keith White). A SHORT-EARED OWL over the trig point at Cleeve … Continue reading

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Sightings Monday 11th April 2016

Frampton    On the flashes N of Splatt Bridge two adult summer Mediterranean Gulls and a pair of GARGANEY still. (Gordon Hodgson). On the pools an ARCTIC TERN, five Common Terns, two LITTLE GULLS, a Yellow Wagtail and 150+ Sand Martins … Continue reading

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Sightings Sunday 10th April 2016

Forest of Dean    A male PIED FLYCATCHER at Nagshead early morning, viewed from the roped path to Lower Hide. Also 2+ Hawfinches on the Short Trail. (Lewis Thomson). 1 possibly 2 LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKERS between Speech House Hotel and New … Continue reading

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