Monthly Archives: September 2016

Friday 9th September 2016

Berkeley shore     A juvenile ARCTIC SKUA flew S past Sharpness Coastguards and two Goosanders (both redheads) also flew S. (Paul Taylor). Tirley    30+ House Martins and 15+ Swallows over the village, a Sparrowhawk harrying a flock of Starling and two garden Chiffchaffs today. At the Sandpits a … Continue reading

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Thursday 8th September 2016

Awre     50+ Common or Arctic Terns struggling downriver into the wind, an adult Mediterranean Gull on the foreshore and a juvenile ARCTIC SKUA moving downriver on the Slimbridge side at 11:15am. (Andy Jayne). Coombe Hill Meadows    Six Grey Herons, a female Wheatear, seven … Continue reading

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Wednesday 7th September 2016

Sharpness     A juvenile SHAG still on the pool at SARA Lifeboat Station this afternoon. (Andy Jordan). Tirley     A Little Owl calling at 5am, at 9:30am 40+ House Martins and Swallows moved S over the village, in the hedge behind cottage two Chiffchaffs, two Blackcaps (m & … Continue reading

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Tuesday 6th September 2016

Cotswold Water Park East     At Pit 132 Whelford this evening a Peregrine, 13 Little Egrets, a Greenshank, a Golden Plover, two Dunlins, eight Ringed Plovers, five Little Ringed Plovers, seven Common Sandpipers, four Green Sandpipers and a Grey Wagtail. (Jon Mercer). WWT Slimbridge     Two Whinchats, a Wheatear … Continue reading

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Monday 5th September 2016

Cotswold Water Park East     At Pit 132 a Pintail, 116 Teal, two Wigeon, Egyptian Geese, a juvenile Peregrine caught a Starling, two Greenshanks, five Little Ringed Plovers, 11 Ringed Plovers, two Dunlins, four Green Sandpipers, five Common Sandpipers, a Grey … Continue reading

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Sunday 4th September 2016

Sharpness     Two MANX SHEARWATERS off of Berkeley shore viewed from Coastguards from 11:09-11:38am when they were lost to view. (Paul Taylor). Probably the same two also seen off of Slimbridge. Also a juvenile SHAG still on the pool at SARA Lifeboat Station at 2pm. (Steve … Continue reading

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Saturday 3rd September 2016

Sharpness     Two juvenile SHAGS on the pool at SARA Lifeboat Station this morning. (Paul Masters/MK/Mark Dowie/Neil Smart/Paul Taylor/Andy Jordan). Pics by Mike.  Berkeley shore     A Greenshank, six Common Sandpipers, 11 Wheatears, ten Little Egrets and a singing Chiffchaff late morning. (Paul Taylor). Saul … Continue reading

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Friday 2nd September 2016

Sharpness     A juvenile SHAG on the pool at SARA Lifeboat Station from 6pm. (Andy Jordan). Pic by Andy.Frampton     A GREAT WHITE EGRET at the back of Court Lake at 3pm. (Paul Rich). The adult Yellow-legged Gull still and 50+ Sand Martins on Court … Continue reading

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Thursday 1st September 2016

WWT Slimbridge     Four CURLEW SANDPIPERS and four Ruffs on South Lake and another CURLEW SANDPIPER and a Ruff from Zeiss hide. Also on South Lake two Green Sandpipers, a Common Sandpiper, 25+ Redshanks and 70+ Black-tailed Godwits. On the Rushy two Green … Continue reading

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