Monthly Archives: May 2017

Sunday 21st May 2017

Cotswold Water Park West      Ten Hobbies over Pit 57 and four over Pits 42/44. (Jon Mercer). Ashleworth Ham      A Grasshopper Warbler today. (Ian Hull). Frampton     The Little Ringed Plover still by the Sailing Club … Continue reading

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Saturday 20th May 2017

WWT Slimbridge     A LITTLE GULL on the Rushy at 2:55pm. (Andy Jordan). Boxwell     Near the Monarch’s Way, three Wheatears and two Corn Buntings. (Vic Polley). Tresham     Near the Monarch’s Way two Wheatears (probably the same … Continue reading

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Friday 19th May 2017

Forest of Dean     In the lower woods at Nagshead by the road two male Pied Flycatchers, two Spot Flycatchers, a female Redstart and a Garden Warbler. Also three Treecreepers and a pair of Grey Wagtails on the stream. (MK). At St Briavels on garden … Continue reading

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Thursday 18th May 2017

Sherston (Wilts)     A BLACK KITE at 3pm drifting S between Sherston village and Westonbirt (Glos). (Rob Crofton per Steve Owen). Frampton     A Little Ringed Plover by the Sailing Lake early morning, also a drake Pochard and … Continue reading

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Wednesday 17th May 2017

Slimbridge    A LITTLE GULL on the newly planted field by the Slimbridge turn on the A38 today. (Sue Hyde). Frampton     At Splatt Bridge a Marsh Harrier again this afternoon. (Roy Widgery). Cambridge     A Spotted Flycatcher feeding in the garden … Continue reading

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Tuesday 16th May 2017

Highnam Woods     Nine Nightingales singing this morning. (Dave Owen). Frampton     At Splatt Bridge a Marsh Harrier flying along the bank this morning. Also 12+ Swifts, four Redshanks, a Cuckoo and two Whimbrels. At the Sailing Lake nine Common Terns, an immature LITTLE GULL, a Kingfisher, 20+ … Continue reading

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Monday 15th May 2017

Saul Warth     An immature LITTLE GULL again this morning. Also two Avocets and a Whimbrel. (Roy Widgery). Frampton     An immature LITTLE GULL on the Sailing Lake this morning, probably the Saul bird. Also five Common Terns, two Yellow Wagtails, 80+ … Continue reading

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Sunday 14th May 2017

Cotswold Water Park East    At Whelford Pools and adjacent  Conservation Lake a Garden Warbler, 11 Common Terns, three Ringed Plovers, a Common Sandpiper, two Sanderlings, two Oystercatchers, two Shelducks, a Cuckoo and six Great Crested Grebes today. (Chris Moore). Saul Warth   … Continue reading

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Saturday 13th May 2017

Sharpness    A Corn Bunting between Sharpness and Berkeley Pill this morning. (Andy Jordan). Also a late Rock Pipit at SARA Lifeboat Station this morning. (Paul Taylor). Berkeley shore     Early morning three Turnstones, 11 Grey Plovers, 68 Ringed Plovers, c100 Dunlins, … Continue reading

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Friday 12th May 2017

WWT Slimbridge     Two LITTLE TERNS downriver off of New Grounds toward Purton at 7:42am. Also a BLACK TERN, a dark phase ARCTIC SKUA, six Common Terns, 210 Dunlins, 165 Ringed Plovers, 11 Sanderlings, two Grey Plovers, two Bar-tailed … Continue reading

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