Monthly Archives: May 2016

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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Tuesday 17th May 2016

WWT Slimbridge     The GLOSSY IBIS flew S over the Rushy at 4:20pm. This morning the summer-plumaged CURLEW SANDPIPER and four Dunlins and a male Ruff with a white ruff and a Greenshank on the Top New Piece. (@slimbridge_wild). Highnam Woods     A Nightingale … Continue reading

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Monday 16th May 2016

Frampton     An OSPREY moved N from WWT then over Frampton Green towards Court Lake then NW over Saul at 1:50pm. (Gordon Hodgson/Gordon Kirk).Pic by Gord H. At the pools this morning two Cuckoos, nine Common Terns, 20+ Swifts, 20 Blackcaps, … Continue reading

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Sunday 15th May 2016

Coombe Hill Meadows     From the wharf to the Grundon hide five Chiffchaffs, five Swallows,  a Sparrowhawk, seven Blackcaps, three Whitethroats, 6+ Sedge Warblers, two Curlews, a Cetti’s Warbler, a Reed Warbler, two Reed Buntings, a Yellowhammer, two Bullfinches, six Lapwings, a Redshank, five Grey Herons, … Continue reading

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Saturday 14th May 2016

Longlevens    An ARCTIC TERN flew over fairly low N, calling at 11:30am this morning. A garden tick. (Andy Jayne). Sharpness     This morning an adult LITTLE GULL and an ARCTIC TERN flew N, also a Yellow Wagtail and a Lesser Redpoll over … Continue reading

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Friday 13th May 2016

Saul Warth     Two POMARINE SKUAS flew high N over the Warth at 6:50am. (Gordon Hodgson). WWT Slimbridge      The GLOSSY IBIS showed well on Knott pool this morning but flew off at 8:30am and wasn’t relocated. Also a Cuckoo in the … Continue reading

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