Monthly Archives: October 2016

Monday 24th October 2016

Frampton pools     Two MEALY REDPOLLS with 50+ Lesser Redpolls in the Gravel Wash today, one present until 4:15pm at least. A FIRECREST with a small tit flock by the Snipe Pool. Also a Swallow, a Yellow-legged Gull, three Chiffchaffs, 149 Fieldfares, … Continue reading

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Sunday 23rd October 2016

Forest of Dean     A GREAT GREY SHRIKE at the open area at the top of Staple Edge (same place as last year) also a pair of Stonechats and Redwings and Fieldfares. (Phil Mugridge). Another MEALY REDPOLL ringed early this morning … Continue reading

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Saturday 22nd October 2016

Forest of Dean     Three Crossbills over the car park at Speech House, then at Crabtree Hill c250 Lesser Redpolls, and at least one MEALY REDPOLL. At New Fancy View four Bramblings flying past and an adult male Goshawk perched. (Keith Vinicombe). Two … Continue reading

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Friday 21st October 2016

Forest of Dean     At Soudley ponds SO662106 the OSPREY seen very briefly as it left the roost at 8:10am then flew SE. (Arron Roberts/Andrew Bluett). Pic taken by Andrew on Wednesday.Cotswold Water Park East     The GREAT WHITE EGRET still alternating between Pit … Continue reading

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Thursday 20th October 2016

Damery     The HOOPOE again today at 3.10pm on the grass verge at Mule Lane near to the motorway bridge, then flew off in the direction of the A38. (Zara Bowers/David Poulton). It was also seen in a private garden on Damery Lane. … Continue reading

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Wednesday 19th October 2016

Forest of Dean     At Soudley ponds SO662106 the OSPREY still this morning when it left the roost at 7:40am and again this afternoon at 3:45pm. (Frank Williams/Paul Taylor/Mark Hobson/MK). Frampton pools     A LAPLAND BUNTING flew over calling heading S at 7:30am. (Nick Goatman). … Continue reading

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Tuesday 18th October 2016

Woodford     The HOOPOE in a private garden off of the Old Bristol Road this evening still. (Rebecca Thomas). Forest of Dean     At Soudley ponds SO662106 the OSPREY still this morning and again late afternoon. Also three Buzzards and a Goshawk. (Frank … Continue reading

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