Monthly Archives: August 2016

Sunday 21st August 2016

Berkeley shore     A STORM PETREL early afternoon, later off of Sharpness until predated by gulls. Also a FULMAR flew N upriver late morning. (Paul Taylor). A Wheatear, three Yellow Wagtails and 26+ Linnets seen along the sea wall S of Berkeley. (Neil … Continue reading

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Saturday 20th August 2016

WWT Slimbridge     A Curlew Sandpiper on the Rushy 1:15pm. (In Focus Slimbridge). Two juvenile BLACK TERNS from 4-4:30pm t least from South Lake. Also a Turnstone from Zeiss hide, a KITTIWAKE S, 12 Ruff (8juvs), a Mediterranean Gull and 6+ Greenshank. … Continue reading

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Friday 19th August 2016

Gloucester    At Horsbere Brook today a Little Egret, an adult and juvenile Little Grebe, a Sparrowhawk, a Common Sandpiper, two Greenshanks, a Snipe and 50 Goldfinches. (Andy Jayne). Cheltenham     A Swift over Swindon Lane this evening. (Laurie Pierce). Lydney     7+ presumed Common Sandpipers, 75+ Swallows heading upstream … Continue reading

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Thursday 18th July 2016

Cotswold Water Park (East)     At Pit 132 today a juvenile female Peregrine chasing a Hobby, also an adult female Peregrine, six Egyptian Geese, 102 Teal, ten Little Egrets, three Buzzards, 27 Lapwings, three Common Sandpipers, two Green Sandpipers, two Green Woodpeckers, two Lesser Whitethroats, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 17th August 2016

Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning a Green Sandpiper, a Sedge Warbler, several Willow Warblers, Chiffchaffs and Whitethroats, a Redstart and close views of a female Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, in the first large Willow on the N side of the canal … Continue reading

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Tuesday 16th August 2016

Westbury-on-Severn     A juvenile Marsh Harrier at Garden Cliff at 12:30pm it circled around a bit then drifted off high towards the NW. Also two Redstarts and a Yellow Wagtail in the same area. (John & Viv Phillips). Lower Slaughter     Two recently fledged … Continue reading

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Monday 15th August 2016

Gloucester     At midday four Whinchats at Horsbere Brook Flood Storage Lake. (Martin Greenish). Epney     An adult Yellow-legged Gull in the roost opposite the Anchor Inn this afternoon. (Roberta Goodall). Brockweir     A female Pied Flycatcher in the garden for the last two … Continue reading

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Sunday 14th August 2016

Berkeley shore    A Yellow-legged Gull, three Wheatears, four Common Sandpipers, a juvenile Peregrine and 13 Greylags today. (Paul Taylor). Miserden     At Rough Bank SSSI two Spotted Flycatchers (one juv), eight Ravens, a family of Bullfinches and a Jay scolding a Little Owl, butterflies included an Essex Skipper, a Brown … Continue reading

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Saturday 13th August 2016

Eastleach     A large post-breeding flock of 54 Mistle Thrushes at Eastleach Downs Farm today. (Ian Ralphs). Frampton pools     This morning a Dunlin over, a Yellow-legged Gull, a Swift, four Lesser Whitethroats, 32 Chiffchaffs, three Willow Warblers, 12 Common Terns and three Grey Wagtails.  (Nick … Continue reading

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Friday 12th August 2016

Brockeridge Common     A Whinchat and three Redstarts today. (Andy Jayne). Tirley     A Little Owl calling at 4:30am. Also male and female Redstart today. (Mark Grieve). Winchcombe     A Red Kite seen from Warden’s Way slowly drifting N over Round Hill (c.2 miles SE of … Continue reading

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