Monthly Archives: June 2016

Thursday 9th June 2016

Cleeve Hill    A Red Kite, two Buzzards, a pair of Mistle Thrushes, a Cuckoo calling, Blackcaps, Tree Pipits, Meadow Pipits and Skylarks. Also Large White, Common Blue, Small Blue, Brimstone, a Brown Argus and Small Heath butterflies. Moths included Five Spot Burnets, Burnet Companion, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 8th June 2016

Hasfield Ham     An OSPREY flew over in the direction of Tirley at 8:30am being mobbed by a Crow. (Martin Greenish). Ashleworth Ham     A Grasshopper Warbler reeling again this morning. (Martin Greenish). Two Grasshopper Warblers reeling, heard left and right of the hide, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 7th June 2016

Symonds Yat    From Yat Rock viewpoint today the Peregrine pair and young, also an intruding Peregrine, four Buzzards, Ravens, a Goldcrest, a pair of Mandarins, Stock Doves, Swifts, House Martins, Swallows and two Juvenile Grey Herons. Also 15 Fallow Deer, a female Club-tailed Dragonfly (pic by … Continue reading

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Monday 6th June 2016

Berkeley shore     A Common Sandpiper today. (Geoff Moyser). Forest of Dean     Early morning at Russell’s Enclosure an immature Goshawk perched in clearfell and several Tree Pipits. (Ian Hayes). Leighterton     A Red Kite over the telephone exchange next to the A46 at … Continue reading

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Sunday 5th June 2016

Farmcote    At Farmcote Woods between dawn and 9am a Grasshopper Warbler at SP038290. In the afternoon a Wheatear off the Cotswold Way, four Yellowhammers (3m, 1f), four Linnets, two Corn Buntings, six Skylarks, two Yellow Wagtails, a Meadow Pipit and two Ravens flying NE. At 8:45pm a singing Nightingale … Continue reading

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Saturday 4th June 2016

Withington     Near Withington Woods a pair of Spotted Flycatchers nesting, a Sparrowhawk, two Yellow Wagtails and a roding Woodcock at 9:55pm. (Michael Cook). Coombe Hill Meadows     Late morning two Greenshanks, a Black-tailed Godwit and an adult male summer-plumaged Ruff. (John & Kevin … Continue reading

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Friday 3rd June 2016

Cleeve Hill     This morning birds included a Wheatear, a Whinchat, a Red Kite and a non-reeling Grasshopper Warbler. (Mark Dowie). WWT Slimbridge     A baby Common Crane took its first steps on the Rushy today. Also a Green Sandpiper and 22 … Continue reading

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Thursday 2nd June 2016

WWT Slimbridge     Three SPOONBILLS landed on South Lake at 9:20am and remained until 11 am when they flew off N. (James Lees). Minsterworth     A SANDWICH TERN over the river N of the Severn Bore pub at 2:50pm. (Andy Jayne). Forest … Continue reading

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Wednesday 1st June 2016

Forest of Dean     At Blaize Bailey a pair of Hawfinches still visiting feeders today. (Peter Boorman & Lynne Mayers).Two Wood Warblers in the woods near Drybrook Road Station this morning. (Martin Greenish). Tirley     A Raven flew over today. (Mark Grieve). … Continue reading

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