Monthly Archives: November 2016

Sunday 20th November 2016

Frampton     The SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still in the SW corner of the Sailing Lake at 9:20am calling regularly. Also two Common Chiffchaffs with it. The GREAT GREY SHRIKE again from Marsh Lane, the green lane S of the pools, please keep strictly to … Continue reading

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Saturday 19th November 2016

Frampton     The SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still in the SW corner of the Sailing Lake at 8:50am calling regularly. Also three Common Chiffchaffs with it. A Goldeneye, the adult Yellow-legged Gull, a Grey Wagtail and 20 Cormorants on Court Lake. (Paul Taylor/MK). Three CATTLE EGRETS left … Continue reading

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Friday 18th November 2016

Forest of Dean     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Russell’s Inclosure viewed from the cycle track c500 metres from the Burnt Tree sign (entrance to cycle track). Please keep to paths to avoid disturbing the bird and for your own safety. Nearby ten Redwings … Continue reading

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Thursday 17th November 2016

Forest of Dean     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE still in Russell’s Inclosure this morning here. Please keep to paths to avoid disturbing the bird & for your own safety. (Lewis Thomson). WWT Slimbridge     A Peregrine, two Sparrowhawks, a Buzzard, four Fieldfares, 500+ Golden Plovers and 200+ … Continue reading

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Wednesday 16th November 2016

Forest of Dean     A GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Russell’s Inclosure (Three Brothers) today and another GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Crabtree Hill pursued by c40 Lesser Redpolls. (Jerry Lewis). Frampton     A SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still in the SW corner of the Sailing Lake today at … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15th November 2016

Frampton     A SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still in the SW corner of the Sailing Lake today with a small tit flock and a Chiffchaff. (Nick Goatman). Symonds Yat    From the viewpoint today the Peregrine pair, a Sparrowhawk, two Buzzards, Ravens, Redwings, a Great Spotted … Continue reading

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Monday 14th November 2016

Frampton     A SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF in the SW corner of the Sailing Lake today. Also the Yellow-legged Gull today and the Tawny Owl in Court Field. (Jeremy Squire). WWT Slimbridge     A Woodcock this morning along the track behind South Lake. (Rob Downes). Two BITTERNS … Continue reading

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Sunday 13th November 2016

Cleeve Hill     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE still this morning at 9:55am on a hawthorn along the wall below the radio aerials. (Arthur Ball). Pic by Arthur.Painswick Beacon     This morning passage highlights over the Beacon included five BRENT GEESE, 11 Buzzards, 645 … Continue reading

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Saturday 12th November 2016

WWT Slimbridge    From Zeiss hide a Peregrine on a kill this afternoon. Also a Sparrowhawk. From Holden Tower five Goldcrests, a Meadow Pipit, a Mistle Thrush, two Bullfinches, a Chiffchaff and a Water Rail calling. Also 38 Bewick’s Swans, 1300 Teal, 1500 Wigeon, a … Continue reading

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Friday 11th November 2016

Frampton     The BITTERN again in the reeds at Court Lake at 11am, viewed across the lake from the jetty in Court Field. (Mark Deacon). Cleeve Hill     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE at midday favouring the high ground above the heather enclosure. … Continue reading

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