Monthly Archives: June 2016

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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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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