Monthly Archives: November 2016

Wednesday 30th November 2016

Forest of Dean     A GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Crabtree Hill in trees behind the bench on the Gloucestershire Way at 10:50am. (Frank Williams). A Woodcock flushed from the track up to May Hill common today. (Charles Martell). Sharpness     A female/immature BLACK REDSTART still … Continue reading

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Tuesday 29th November 2016

Frampton     Four CATTLE EGRETS and four GREAT WHITE EGRETS left the roost on Court Lake at 7:30am. (Nick Goatman). Four CATTLE EGRETS and 26 Little Egrets had roosted on Court Lake by 4:40pm. (Paul Taylor). Also the first-winter male Goldeneye still on Court Lake. … Continue reading

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Monday 28th November 2016

Forest of Dean     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Crabtree Hill at 11am at the top of the hill E of the tarmac road. Also 30+ Siskins and two Stonechats, eight Crossbills at Yew Tree Brake and a Red Admiral at Woorgreens. (Frank … Continue reading

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Sunday 27th November 2016

WWT Slimbridge     The LAPLAND BUNTING still on the Holden Scrape this morning at 11:15am. (Peter Sketch). Forest of Dean     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Crabtree Hill E of the tarmac road at 9:54am. (Frank Williams). A MEALY REDPOLL with c100 Lesser Redpolls at … Continue reading

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Saturday 26th November 2016

WWT Slimbridge     The LAPLAND BUNTING still on the Holden Scrape this morning, showing well if distant at times. (Bernie O’Connor/Paul Masters/Mark Hobson). A GREAT WHITE EGRET flew from the Canoe Trail towards the Holden Tower at 9:35am. (Shane Long). Gossington     … Continue reading

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Friday 25th November 2016

WWT Slimbridge     A LAPLAND BUNTING this morning feeding around the edge of the scrape on the Dumbles from Holden Tower then flushed with the wader flock at 9am and no further sign. (Rob Taylor/Slimbridge Sightings). Frampton     Four CATTLE EGRETS and … Continue reading

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Thursday 24th November 2016

Symonds Yat     From the viewpoint today the Peregrine pair were very active today, two Buzzards, a female Sparrowhawk, the resident Raven pair, two Jays, small flocks of Redwings, a Bullfinch, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Grey Heron, Long-tailed Tits and three … Continue reading

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Wednesday 23rd November 2016

WWT Slimbridge     A SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF heard and seen today from Willow Hide and at least five Common Chiffchaffs on site. (Slimbridge Sightings). This pic taken by John Fletcher on the 12th. Forest of Dean     A GREAT GREY SHRIKE in flight SE over the clearfell … Continue reading

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Tuesday 22nd November 2016

Saul     Three CATTLE EGRETS around horses in the paddock at SO746087 this afternoon again. (Roy Widgery). Frampton pools     Four CATTLE EGRETS came in to roost between 4:15-4:30pm, a female Goldeneye, a female Goosander, the SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still in the SW corner of the … Continue reading

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Monday 21st November 2016

Rodley     Three WHOOPERS SWANS (1 juv) near Longney Crib flew off to the NE at 12:15pm. (Andy Jayne). Saul     Three CATTLE EGRETS around horses in a paddock at SO746087 at 3pm. Also ten Little Egrets in the same area. (Andy Jayne). … Continue reading

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