Monthly Archives: August 2016

Wednesday 31st August 2016

Guscar Rocks/Aylburton Warth     This morning two juvenile Shelducks, a Little Egret, a Sparrowhawk, a Kestrel, five Oystercatchers, 70 Ringed Plovers, a Whimbrel, 600 Curlews, a Turnstone, a Sanderling, 72 Dunlins, four Common Sandpipers, two Greenshanks, a Kingfisher, three Whinchats, two Wheatears, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 30th August 2016

Minchinhampton Common     First thing this morning 2-3 Redstarts, a Wheatear, a Whitethroat and a Yellow Wagtail heard calling in the mist. (Terry Grant). WWT Slimbridge     From Zeiss Hide/Top New Piece four juvenile CURLEW SANDPIPERS with seven juvenile Ruffs, two Avocet and a Garganey … Continue reading

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Monday 29th August 2016

Cotswolds     Juvenile Hobbies today just fledged for two weeks and already agile enough to catch insects in flight. (Richard Tyler). Pics by Richard. Frampton pools     Six Spotted Flycatchers, a Lesser Whitethroat, an adult Yellow-legged Gull, seven Common Terns, two Green Sandpipers, … Continue reading

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Sunday 28th August 2016

Cotswold Water Park West     At Shorncote this morning four Little Egrets, a Common Sandpiper, a Dunlin, 105 Lapwings, a female Sparrowhawk, 40 Linnets, 25 Goldfinches, a Green Woodpecker, a pair of Bullfinches, a Cetti’s Warbler, a Sedge Warbler, a Whitethroat, a … Continue reading

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Saturday 27th August 2016

Forest of Dean     At Crabtree Hill a Nightjar churring and flight calls heard from 8:50pm to 9:15pm after dark.  Also a few Wild Boars heard, two Pipistrelles and a larger bat species and a Common Toad.  Earlier at Woorgreens a Little … Continue reading

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Friday 26th August 2016

WWT Slimbridge     The juvenile BLACK TERN and the Spotted Redshank still on South Lake today. A Grasshopper Warbler from Stephen Kirk hide and a Garden Warbler at Holden Tower. (Slimbridge Sightings). Saul Warth     19 Black-tailed Godwits and a Knot this morning. … Continue reading

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Thursday 25th August 2016

WWT Slimbridge     The juvenile BLACK TERN still on South Lake today. Also two Ruff. From Zeiss hide the Spotted Redshank still and three Ruff. Two Green Sandpipers from Knott hide and a fresh Lesser Whitethroat. Two Green Sandpipers and a Kingfisher … Continue reading

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