Monthly Archives: January 2017

Tuesday 24th January 2017

WWT Slimbridge     A BITTERN from Van de Bovenkamp hide mid morning. (Dave Pearce/Roy Shilham). Pic by Roy. Frampton     A WATER PIPIT on the new Splatt reedbed scrape midday and the GREAT WHITE EGRET nearby. (Dave Pearce). Also the MARSH HARRIER again today. … Continue reading

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Monday 23rd January 2017

Forest of Dean     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Crabtree Hill at 9:10am. Also two Treecreepers and a Goldcrest. A Hawfinch and two Dippers at Parkend. (Paul Rich). Quedgeley     Six WAXWINGS at Kingsway in the orchard off of Woodvale opposite Asda this morning. (Paula Whitcher). Frampton     The … Continue reading

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Sunday 22nd January 2017

Frampton     Two WATER PIPITS on the new Splatt reedbed scrape at 8:10am, one again briefly at 10:50am on the main flash. One again at 3:15pm. Also the MARSH HARRIER again and a Green Sandpiper. (Mark Dowie). The GREAT WHITE EGRET still … Continue reading

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Saturday 21st January 2017

Frampton     The GREAT WHITE EGRET still on Court Lake this afternoon at 2pm in the NE arm, this morning it was on Splatt flashes. Also a female MARSH HARRIER hunting at Splatt Bridge at 3pm. (MK/Roberta Goodall). Two, possibly three WATER PIPITS on … Continue reading

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Friday 20th January 2017

Stow-on-the-Wold     The BLUE ROCK THRUSH of unknown origin still present today but elusive in Fishers Close and surrounding streets. Strictly no parking in Fishers Close, there is a public car park near the Bell pub 5 minutes walk away or find alternative … Continue reading

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Thursday 19th January 2017

Sherborne Water Meadows     A ringtail HEN HARRIER flushed from a reedy ditch and a Marsh Tit in Picardy Copse today. (Ian Hull).  Arlingham     The RICHARD’S PIPIT at 11am in the field just NW of the rough field with the mistletoe-covered hawthorn, on … Continue reading

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Wednesday 18th January 2017

Deerhurst     This afternoon a male BLACK REDSTART near Deerhurst in a meadow on the bank of the river. (Terry Sykes). Tuffley     Four WAXWINGS at Bodiam Avenue today opposite Althorpe Close . (Mark Hobson). Frampton     The GREAT WHITE EGRET still in the NE … Continue reading

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