Friday 23rd September 2016

WWT Slimbridge     Today the SPOTTED CRAKE still from the Van den Bovencamp hide along South Finger on the Dragonfly pond. (MK et al). Pic by Mike.spotted-crake-230916

Another pic by Mick Colquhoun below.spotted-crake-2-230916And another by Bob Shiret below.spotted-crake-3-230916

Frampton     This afternoon a small ringtail HEN HARRIER hunting over the 100-Acre but elusive at times. View from the gate at Splatt Bridge. Also two Hobbies, four Kestrels, a juvenile Marsh Harrier, a Buzzard, 20+ Meadow Pipits and four Whinchats. (MK/Paul Taylor). A WOOD SANDPIPER flew over with two Green Sandpipers. (Paul Taylor). 14 Avocets flew S at high tide. (MK).

 

About The Gloster Birder

My name is Mike King and have lived all my life in Gloucestershire. I am happiest birding around Frampton but I especially love Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. I have birded all over Europe, in the U.S.A. and Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Costa Rica, Belize, Mexico, Dominican Republic, The Gambia, Cape Verde, South Africa and most recently Zimbabwe and Botswana.
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