Monthly Archives: September 2016

Tuesday 20th September 2016

Pope’s Hill     This morning at 8:40am from Pope’s Hill a GREAT SKUA flew up the western edge of the Vale. It was fairly high up at c150m, more or less level with Pope’s Hill, it gained even more height and … Continue reading

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Monday 19th September 2016

Frampton pools     A female COMMON SCOTER on the Sailing Lake this afternoon until 6:15pm at least. (Nick Goatman). Pic by Nick. Westbury-on-Severn     Three DARK-BELLIED BRENT GEESE on the river at Westbury Strand this morning between 9-10am then flew off downriver. … Continue reading

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Sunday 18th September 2016

Nailsworth     At least five Tawny Owls calling at 2am this morning. A Swift flying over the valley at 6:50am and presumably the same bird flying S at 7:10am. (Terry Grant). Frampton     Two Egyptian Geese on Court Lake today. (Lee Gardiner). WWT Slimbridge     A Green … Continue reading

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Saturday 17th September 2016

Berkeley shore     A Whinchat, a Stonechat and a Common Sandpiper and the first returning four Wigeon. (Paul Taylor). Forest of Dean     A male Wigeon on Woorgreens Lake this evening. (Arron Roberts). Longney     A Red Kite drifting S down the Severn … Continue reading

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Friday 16th September 2016

Westbury-on-Severn     An OSPREY at the Strand/Garden Cliff this morning about 9 am, then drifted off to the SW. (John & Viv Phillips). Elkstone     An OSPREY flying S near the Highwayman Inn on the A419, seen from a car. (Trevor Dobie).

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Wednesday 14th September 2016

WWT Slimbridge    200 Barnacle Geese, eight Redshanks and 200 Lapwings from Zeiss hide. A Buzzard from Martin Smith hide, seven Ruff and a Snipe on the Rushy and 29 Black-tailed Godwits on South Lake. (John Fletcher).

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Tuesday 13th September 2016

Coombe Hill Meadows     A Mute Swan, two Canada Geese, 80 Teal, 20 Mallards, seven Shovelers, a Pintail, four Grey Herons, a Little Egret, a Cormorant over, a Hobby, five Coots, 12 Moorhens, 49 Lapwings, six Snipe, three Green Sandpipers, a Greenshank, a Little Owl calling, ten Swallows, two Skylarks, a Cetti’s Warbler, … Continue reading

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Monday 12th September 2016

Longney     An OSPREY over Longney Crib this morning at 11am appeared to have transmitter on its mantle ( John Sanders per AJ).

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Sunday 11th September 2016

Aylburton/Guscar Rocks     Three Bar-tailed Godwits, a Green Sandpiper, three Common Sandpipers, 96 Dunlins, 33 Ringed Plovers, four Whinchats, a Stonechat, six Wheatears and two Yellow Wagtails today. (Lewis Thomson). Cirencester     A Hobby flew over Chesterton at 6:45pm. (Jon Mercer). Elcombe     This morning on Swift’s … Continue reading

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Saturday 10th September 2016

Saul Warth     This lunchtime after the rain, three Black-tailed Godwits, seven Avocets, a Knot and a Whinchat. (Gordon Hodgson). Symonds Yat     From Yat Rock viewpoint the Peregrine pair, four Buzzards, Ravens, Long-tailed Tits, Swallows and House Martins and two Fallow Deer. (Chris & Phil … Continue reading

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