Monthly Archives: November 2016

Thursday 10th November 2016

Staverton     A Barn Owl flying near Dowty Club at 7pm. (Steve Carter). Sharpness     A female/immature BLACK REDSTART from 3:30pm at the end of Dock Road. Also a pair of Peregrines. (Vic Polley). Frampton     The GREAT WHITE EGRET at the N … Continue reading

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Wednesday 9th November 2016

Forest of Dean     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE still in Russell’s Inclosure today. (Lewis Thomson/ Frank Williams/Ben Locke). 5+ Hawfinches at Nagshead this afternoon, feeding in beech trees at the heath on the Long Trail. Also ten Crossbills over the visitor centre. (RSPB Gloucestershire). … Continue reading

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Tuesday 8th November 2016

WWT Slimbridge    A CATTLE EGRET and a Dark-bellied Brent Goose from Holden Tower early morning. (Paul Rich). 18 Bewick’s Swans including four cygnets this morning (one family with one cygnet and one with three). (Julia Newth). Cirencester     A Corn Bunting still in fields … Continue reading

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Monday 7th November 2016

Frampton     A GREAT GREY SHRIKE at SO7547305513 near Parks Farm today, probably last winter’s bird returning. Please keep to public footpaths. (Claire Halpin). Pic by Claire.Forest of Dean    The GREAT GREY SHRIKE still at the new clearing at Russell’s Inclosure this … Continue reading

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Sunday 6th November 2016

Frampton     At the reed bed N of Splatt Bridge a WATER PIPIT, two Water Rails, five Snipe and two Green Sandpipers. Nearby two adult Bewick’s Swans flew towards WWT over Saul Warth. (Gordon Hodgson). A GREAT WHITE EGRET on Court Lake … Continue reading

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Saturday 5th November 2016

Forest of Dean     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE still in Russell’s Inclosure today at 4pm. (Lewis Thomson). WWT Slimbridge     On the Rushy a CATTLE EGRET this morning on South Lake and a GREAT WHITE EGRET over. (Slimbridge Sightings). At midday on South Lake 57 Knot, 100+ … Continue reading

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Friday 4th November 2016

Cleeve Hill     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE still today favouring the high ground above the heather enclosure today. (Dave Pearce). Forest of Dean     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Russell Inclosure today from 3:30pm until dusk. (Lewis Thomson/Angela Carswell). At Parkend at midday three Hawfinches … Continue reading

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Thursday 3rd November 2016

Forest of Dean     A GREAT GREY SHRIKE briefly at Crabtree Hill at 7:45am, but no sign since then. (Andy Jayne). Another or the same GREAT GREY SHRIKE at 1pm in the new clearing along the cycle track between Burnt Log and … Continue reading

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Wednesday 2nd November 2016

Frampton     An exceptionally late Whitethroat and a Fieldfare ringed today. (Maurice Durham). Purton     At the Timber Ponds a BITTERN showing well from 4:30–5pm at the edge of the reeds on the NE side of the inlet having two poles at … Continue reading

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Tuesday 1st November 2016

Slimbridge      The six CATTLE EGRETS presumably roosted on South Lake, WWT again. They were relocated in Slimbridge village in the field immediately adjacent to the A38 roundabout, park in the car park at the Legion Shop, and not outside the school. They … Continue reading

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