Monthly Archives: April 2017

Friday 14th April 2017

Coombe Hill Meadows     A female AMERICAN WIGEON from Grundon hide with four drake Eurasian Wigeon at 5:30pm. (Paul Baxter). Also two Curlews, three Redshanks, five Little Ringed Plovers, a Yellow Wagtail and a small passage of Swallow, Sand Martins and a House Martin. (Ian Hull). Blockley     A … Continue reading

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Thursday 13th April 2017

Barnsley Warren     A male Redstart, a singing Corn Bunting, a pair of Lapwings, many Linnets and a Red Kite. (Robin Griffiths). Selsley Common     This morning a Wheatear and a Stonechat, six Linnets, c11 singing Skylarks, three singing Meadow Pipits, a … Continue reading

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Wednesday 12th April 2017

Highnam Woods     Two NIGHTINGALES in song this morning including one in full view quite high up in a tree. (Andy Jayne). Hardwicke     A SWIFT over Quadrant Way at 1:13pm today (photographed). (Michael Cook). Westbury-on-Severn     From Garden Cliff, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 11th April 2017

Chaceley     At least five singing Redstarts in a very small area in SO8429 and SO8529. Also a singing Willow Warbler and two calling Little Owls. (Mike Smart & Juliet Bailey). Frampton     This morning at 250+ Sand Martins over the … Continue reading

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Monday 10th April 2017

Amberley    A male RING OUZEL this afternoon in a field bordered by Giddynapp Lane and Theescombe Lane. Also a Mistle Thrush, a Chiffchaff, a Blackcap, a Willow Warbler and a Goldcrest all singing and three Swallows over. (Phil Williams). Wotton-Under-Edge     … Continue reading

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Sunday 9th April 2017

Saul Warth     A flock of six SANDWICH TERNS and two adult LITTLE GULLS high through Saul Warth at 7:50am, later two more SANDWICH TERNS and a further two over Frampton village at 5:20pm. (Gordon Hodgson). WWT Slimbridge     An immature LITTLE GULL (also … Continue reading

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Saturday 8th April 2017

Frampton    An OSPREY N over Splatt Bridge at 9:05am. (Gordon Hodgson). Then presumably the same bird heading slowly N quite low at Minsterworth at 10am. (John & Viv Phillips). A Yellow Wagtail by the S side of the Sailing Lake this morning. Also … Continue reading

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