Monthly Archives: May 2016

Tuesday 24th May 2016

Frampton     Five new Yellow Wagtails in this evening, also beware the white-bellied Common Swift (causing Alpine Fever) with 250+ Swifts and six Common Terns. (Nick Goatman). Forest of Dean    In the Speculation and Sallowvallets area three Firecrests, four Wood Warblers, three Garden … Continue reading

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Monday 23rd May 2016

Aston Down-Tarlton area     A Lesser Whitethroat singing near Aston Down SO924008, a male Yellow Wagtail on a dung heap near Lowes Moor SO934996 and a pair of Grey Partridges W of Tarlton village SO953994. (Graham Bullivant). Ashleworth Ham     A pair … Continue reading

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Sunday 22nd May 2016

Cotswold Water Park West     A female RED-FOOTED FALCON again around the Pit 68/59/72 area (Wilts) was seen to enter Glos airspace a few times from late morning but wasn’t seen to land in Glos. (Paul Taylor/Nigel Pleass et al). Pic … Continue reading

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Saturday 21st May 2016

WWT Slimbridge     12 Sanderlings, 56 Ringed Plovers, 79 Dunlins & 1 and a Curlew on the Dumbles high tide roost this morning. The GREAT WHITE EGRET still on site and probably best viewed from Splatt Bridge, Frampton looking S, views … Continue reading

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Friday 20th May 2016

Frampton     The GREAT WHITE EGRET showed four times in flight over 100 Acre and also on the ground between 9:45-10:05am from the towpath N of Splatt Bridge. Views are fairly distant and best with a scope. (Mark Dowie/Geoff Moyser). This afternoon … Continue reading

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Thursday 19th May 2016

WWT Slimbridge     A GREAT WHITE EGRET around the reserve today but views always distant from the Sloane Tower or the seawall at Mid Point. (@slimbridge_wild). Seen again late evening from the towpath N of Splatt Bridge in flight over the 100-Acre … Continue reading

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Wednesday 18th May 2016

Westbury-on-Severn     Three ARCTIC TERNS at Westbury Strand at high tide this morning. (John Phillips). Elmore     A Nightingale at Lower Rea this evening and two Cuckoos calling. (Andy Chapman). Guscar Rocks     Two Sanderlings, 44 Ringed Plovers, 36 Dunlins & and 16 … Continue reading

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