Monthly Archives: March 2017

Friday 31st March 2017

WWT Slimbridge     An immature LITTLE GULL feeding over South lake from 2:50pm. (Jon Mercer). The SPOONBILL seen around the grounds today, three second-summer Mediterranean Gulls and a drake GARGANEY on South Lake, a Willow Warbler singing along the Holden … Continue reading

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Thursday 30th March 2017

WWT Slimbridge    A SPOONBILL this afternoon on South Lake, also a Mediterranean Gull, a drake GARGANEY still, 180 Black-tailed Godwits, two Snipe and a Kingfisher. From Zeiss hide four Swallows, a Cetti’s Warbler, two Little Egrets and two Ravens. (John Fletcher/Roy Widgery). Pics by John. Five SANDWICH … Continue reading

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Wednesday 29th March 2017

Cleeve Hill     A male RING OUZEL in the Washpool Valley this morning. (Mark Dowie). Saul    Five CATTLE EGRETS at Saul Lodge pond this afternoon with 15 Little Egrets. (Roy Widgery). WWT Slimbridge     Two second-summer Mediterranean Gulls displaying on South … Continue reading

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Tuesday 28th March 2017

Cleeve Hill    A GREAT GREY SHRIKE in the Washpool Valley area at SO995256, also five Wheatears, two on the W slopes of the common at SO990253, three in a field by Wontley Gate at SP001246. (Roger Gillespie). WWT Slimbridge     … Continue reading

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Monday 27th March 2017

Cotswold Water Park East    A drake SCAUP on Pit 104 at 6:30pm. (Duncan Dine). Aylburton Warth     Two Little Ringed Plovers, three Sand Martins, two Gadwalls, 25 Teal, 95 Golden Plovers and two Snipe today. (Lewis Thomson). WWT Slimbridge     An … Continue reading

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Sunday 26th March 2017

Stow-on-the-Wold     Surprisingly the BLUE ROCK THRUSH of unknown origin was relocated today between Stow and Maugersbury village in gardens. (Keith Jennings). WWT Slimbridge     From Holden Tower early morning the DARK-BELLIED BRENT GOOSE still, a Peregrine, five Knot and four Dunlin flew … Continue reading

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Saturday 25th March 2017

Coombe Hill Meadows    Eight WAXWINGS along the canal this morning and a Little Ringed Plover on the scrapes. (Andy Lodge/Ian Hull). WWT Slimbridge     This morning the DARK-BELLIED BRENT GOOSE still from Holden Tower, two Egyptian Geese and … Continue reading

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