Monthly Archives: May 2017

Wednesday 31st May 2017

Cranham     A HOOPOE seen on top of Cranham Common this afternoon. (Athene Whitaker per Martin Whitaker). Ashleworth Ham     This afternoon a QUAIL calling, two Cuckoos calling, a Red Kite over, five Willow Warblers, a Chiffchaff, a Whitethroat and four Lapwings. (Chris Moore). Amberley     … Continue reading

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Tuesday 30th May 2017

Tewkesbury      A wholly unconfirmed report of a Night Heron photographed on the weir this morning. (per Steve Huggins). Symonds Yat      From Yat Rock Viewpoint today the Peregrine pair and three young seen in the eyrie, a … Continue reading

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Monday 29th May 2017

Frampton pools     A Little Ringed Plover by the Sailing Club again, six Common Terns, a Cuckoo, a Yellow Wagtail, five Whitethroats, 30 Lapwings, 15 Reed Warblers and ten Blackcaps today. (Nick Goatman). Hardwicke     The unringed Ring-necked Parakeet of … Continue reading

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Sunday 28th May 2017

Hardwicke     An unringed Ring-necked Parakeet of unknown origin present for 2 days at the end of Darleydale Close and visiting nearby garden feeders. (Julian Long). Record shot by Mike. Forest of Dean     In the Woorgreens area two … Continue reading

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Saturday 27th May 2017

Saul Warth     A juvenile LITTLE GULL, three Sanderlings, two Dunlins, a Curlew and two Oystercatchers at high tide today. (Gordon Hodgson). WWT Slimbridge      A CATTLE EGRET at South Finger, a Little Ringed Plover on South Lake, a Sanderling, 80+ Dunlins, 40+ Ringed … Continue reading

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Friday 26th May 2017

Berkeley    A late Wheatear and a Red Kite at the shore this afternoon. (Paul Taylor). At Gloucestershire Science and Technology Park a Cuckoo calling at 5:18pm. (Stuart Evans). Sharpness     At SARA this evening three Whimbrels and a Curlew flew … Continue reading

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Thursday 25th May 2017

Hawling     In and around the pheasant pens, two Whitethroats, a pair of Yellowhammers, a Garden Warbler, two Meadow Pipits, three Red Kites, four Linnets, a Wren and late evening around 8:45pm, three Cuckoo’s flew S low overhead then 12 Canada … Continue reading

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Wednesday 24th May 2017

Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning a Cuckoo, a Curlew, five Reed Buntings, a Sedge Warbler, two Reed Warblers, three Little Ringed Plovers, four Blackcas and a Skylark. (Frank Bryant). Ashley     8+ Whitethroats, 10+ Yellowhammers, 8+ Skylarks, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Highnam Woods     This evening at least six Nightingales singing, a pair of Spotted Flycatchers and six Sand Martins over. (Mark Hobson/Dave Owen). Cam Green     A Hobby over late afternoon. (Neil Smart). Cotswold Water Park West   … Continue reading

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Monday 22nd May 2017

Aston Somerville     Belated news of a QUAIL heard briefly yesterday late morning in a rape field between Little Buckland and Aston Somerville at SP062374. (Tim Hutton). Westonbirt Arboretum     11+ Blackcaps, four Swallows, two Pied Wagtails, five … Continue reading

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