Monthly Archives: June 2016

Thursday 23rd June 2016

Frampton pools     A pair of Oystercatchers with two young today, first proven breeding at this site. (Nick Goatman). Symonds Yat     At Yat Rock the juvenile Peregrine, the adult male brought in food and fed it, the female was on the left … Continue reading

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Tuesday 21st June 2016

Coombe Hill Meadows    Two Mute Swans with four cygnets, three Teal, four Little Egrets, four Grey Herons, a Kestrel, a Coot with four chicks, two Oystercatchers with two nearly full grown chicks, two female Lapwings with chicks (broods of two and four), and c5 non-breeders, a Redshank, a … Continue reading

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Monday 20th June 2016

Coombe Hill Meadows     From the Wainlode end this afternoon two Shelducks, seven Teal, a Curlew flew over and a Water Rail calling from the short pool. A pair of Mute Swans with two cygnets in the ditch about halfway along the canal, two Reed … Continue reading

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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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