Monthly Archives: May 2016

Tuesday 31st May 2016

Coombe Hill Meadows     Four Mute Swans, ten Greylags, four Shelducks, a male Wigeon, three Gadwalls, a male Shoveler, two Little Egrets, four Grey Herons, two Oystercatchers tending two chicks (hatched on 27 May), c8 Lapwings, a Black-tailed Godwit, two Curlews, two Redshanks, a Cuckoo, 25 … Continue reading

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Monday 30th May 2016

Cotswold Water Park West     The female RED-FOOTED FALCON again at Pit 72 (Wilts) caught a dragonfly over the pit then flew into Glos airspace at 3:38pm. (MK). Coates     Early this morning at Hailey Wood along the Wysis Way at 7:20am a male … Continue reading

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Sunday 29th May 2016

Forest of Dean     Recent records include four Nightjars last night, also three Woodcocks and three Nightjars on Friday. (Andy Chapman/Clive Holman). A Hobby over Parkend and a male Pied Flycatcher and three Spotted Flycatchers at Nagshead today. (Andrew Whittaker). Around the Woorgreens/Crabtree … Continue reading

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Saturday 28th May 2016

Forest of Dean     At least 18 Crossbills over Yew Tree Brake today. (Frank Williams). WWT Slimbridge     78 Avocets around the scrapes this morning. (@slimbridge_wild). Frampton    A Nightingale singing in the wash pool area this evening. Also three Yellow Wagtails, a few Swifts … Continue reading

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Friday 27th May 2016

Forest of Dean    At Nagshead this morning, on the short trail two male Pied Flycatchers, two Spotted Flycatchers, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Treecreeper and several singing Goldcrests.  A Wood Warbler at the top of the long trail, also a Wild Boar. At … Continue reading

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Thursday 26th May 2016

Forest of Dean     At Crabtree Hill this evening a Cuckoo singing, a Tree Pipit and a Woodcock roding. (Mike Hill).

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Wednesday 25th May 2016

Forest of Dean     A Firecrest singing at Woorgreens car park at 7:45am. (Martin Greenish). WWT Slimbridge      A Short-eared Owl from Mid Point, another Red Kite over today, a drake GARGANEY from the South Finger hides and a Goosander flew through. (@slimbridge_wild/Arron Roberts). … Continue reading

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