Monthly Archives: May 2016

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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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Thursday 12th May 2016

Epney     The ICELAND GULL at 12:25pm today asleep on the sandbank on the far side of the river, S of the Anchor Inn. (Geoff Moyser). Pic by Mark Dowie.Saul Warth     Eight summer-plumage Grey Plovers, six summer plumage Knot and eight Whimbrels on … Continue reading

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