Monthly Archives: April 2017

Friday 21st April 2017

Stanton    A Swift this morning. (Graham Watson). Frampton     Between 7:30-9:30 this morning on the flashes N of Splatt Bridge (view only from the towpath) an immature LITTLE GULL, six CATTLE EGRETS briefly, two Greenshanks, a summer plumaged … Continue reading

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Thursday 20th April 2017

Frampton      From the tow path at Splatt Bridge between 6-7pm a female/immature Marsh Harrier, a Barn Owl, four Greenshanks and a Common Sandpiper. (Graham Lawlor). WWT Slimbridge     Still three BLACK-WINGED STILTS on South Lake and two still at Zeiss hide today. … Continue reading

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Wednesday 19th April 2017

WWT Slimbridge     Six BLACK-WINGED STILTS found on the Rushy this morning, then moving around the grounds with four settled at Zeiss hide and two on South Lake at 4:40pm. (John Bescoby). The second County record following a pair … Continue reading

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Tuesday 18th April 2017

WWT Slimbridge    A male PIED FLYCATCHER in trees by the Holden Tower at 10:47am. (Steve Owen). Also an Osprey reported flying N over South Lake late morning, two Egyptian Geese on the Tack Piece and the LITTLE GULL back on … Continue reading

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Monday 17th April 2017

Cleeve Hill     A male RING OUZEL below the heather enclosure at midday and two at 5pm. (Dave Pearce/Andy Lodge). Aldsworth     This morning at Cocklebarrow Farm 12 Wheatears, four Corn Buntings and a Redstart. (Andy Lodge). Forest of Dean     … Continue reading

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Sunday 16th April 2017

Stanton     Seven singing male Redstarts around Stanton today. (Roger Wasley). Pic by Roger.Coombe Hill Meadows    A WHINCHAT today. (Fred & Heather Hobson). Two Redshanks, two Curlews, a Willow Warbler, two Whitethroat, a Lesser Whitethroat heard, five Linnets, two Bullfinches, three Buzzards, a male Sparrowhawk, four Chiffchaffs, two Song … Continue reading

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Saturday 15th April 2017

Ashleworth Ham    Two Avocets flew through this morning at 9:25am. (Les Brown). Coombe Hill Meadows     A female American or Eurasian Wigeon (i/d disputed) from Grundon hide with three drake Eurasian Wigeon still today until 5pm at least.Also today two Little … Continue reading

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