Monthly Archives: June 2016

Sunday 19th June 2016

Coates     Between Tarlton and Hailey wood near Coates at SO959010 a Hawfinch in flight, three Chiffchaffs, four Blackcaps, two Whitethroats, a male Sparrowhawk, a Yellowhammer, three Linnets, a female Bullfinch, three Pied Wagtails, a Tawny Owl asleep in an Ivy thicket, two Skylarks, a Meadow Pipit, … Continue reading

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Saturday 18th June 2016

Coombe Hill Meadows     Belated news of a WOOD SANDPIPER yesterday but no sign today. (Graham Smith per Mike Smart). Two Mute Swans a pair of Shelducks with at least five almost full-grown young, a pair of Wigeon, at least five Teal, 50 … Continue reading

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Friday 17th June 2016

WWT Slimbridge     A WHITE STORK from Mid-Point from 10am until 11am at least, seen in close initially and was unringed. (Geoff Moyser). Coombe Hill Meadows     The SPOONBILL still present today. Also a Cuckoo, two Willow Warblers singing, 5+ … Continue reading

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Thursday 16th June 2016

WWT Slimbridge     A WHITE STORK circled over the Trust late afternoon before moving off N. (Baz Hughes). It was last seen over Frampton Sailing Lake but not relocated. (Gordon Hodgson). It was likely to have been the escaped bird seen … Continue reading

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Wednesday 15th June 2016

WWT Slimbridge     A GREAT WHITE EGRET flew across fields by the approach road to WWT this morning, heading in the direction of the 100-Acre. (Terry Grant). Coombe Hill Meadows     A first-year SPOONBILL still (pic by Derek), a Little Ringed Plover, a Redshank, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 14th June 2016

Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning a first summer SPOONBILL from Grundon hide at 8am. Also a pair of Mute Swans with four cygnets, three Gadwalls, 40 Mallards, three Little Egrets, two Grey Herons, a pair of Oystercatchers with two chicks, two female Lapwings with four and … Continue reading

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Monday 13th June 2016

WWT Slimbridge     A moulting drake GARGANEY on the Rushy at 8am.  (@slimbridge_wild). Forest of Dean    At Nagshead a female Pied Flycatcher and a Tree Pipit. Behind the Fountain Inn at Parkend a Dipper. (Derek Hale). Huntley     Four Yellow Wagtails over the Byford Road and a male … Continue reading

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Sunday 12th June 2016

WWT Slimbridge     Two Little Ringed Plovers on South Lake until 11:50am when they flew off. Also a Bar-tailed Godwit here. Two first-summer Mediterranean Gulls and two Green Sandpipers on the Rushy this afternoon. (Roberta Goodall/MK). Pic by Mike. Windrush   A Kingfisher … Continue reading

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Saturday 11th June 2016

Frampton     A NIGHTJAR flying around the trees at Court Lake this evening, a site Mega. (Nick Goatman). May Hill/Newent Woods area     This morning a LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER, two Firecrests, seven Garden Warblers, a pair of Spotted Flycatchers, three Redstarts, eight Meadow … Continue reading

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Friday 10th June 2016

Charlton Abbots     A QUAIL calling from large field W of the Charlton Abbots crossroads, 3 miles S of Winchcombe at 10pm tonight. (Steve Owen). Norton     A Spotted Flycatcher on wires at 6am in the village. (Mark Grieve). Newent     A Wood Warbler in Newent … Continue reading

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