Monthly Archives: June 2017

Friday 30th June 2017

Frampton     Three SANDWICH TERNS on the Sailing Lake early morning only. (Nick Goatman). WWT Slimbridge     From Zeiss hide a good selection of waders including a CURLEW SANDPIPER, a Green Sandpiper, a Greenshank and a Ruff. (Paul Rich). … Continue reading

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Thursday 29th June 2017

Winchcombe    Three Ring-necked Parakeets flew over the house at midday. (Steve Owen). Coombe Hill Meadows     This afternoon seven Little Ringed Plovers, three Redshank chicks, three Lapwing chicks, two Oystercatcher chicks, a Little Owl and a singing Yellowhammer. (Ian Hull). Southrop … Continue reading

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Wednesday 28th June 2017

WWT Slimbridge     Two first-summer CURLEW SANDPIPERS on the Top New Piece flood today. (Martin McGill). Bussage     A Woodcock flew over the house in Bussage down towards Toadsmoor Woods at 9:30pm, a first record here. (Michael Cook).

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Tuesday 27th June 2017

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). Coombe Hill Meadows     Two Mute Swans with eight cygnets, a Teal, … Continue reading

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Monday 26th June 2017

Coombe Hill Meadows    84 Lapwings, six Redshanks, four Oystercatchers, two Curlews, three Little Ringed Plovers, four Little Egrets, three Grey Herons, a Hobby, three Buzzards, two Cuckoos, six Skylarks, two Spotted Flycatchers, a male Stonechat, nine Goldfinches, two Greenfinches, a female Bullfinch, two Willow Warblers, two Chiffchaffs, two Blackcaps, three Lesser … Continue reading

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Sunday 25th June 2017

Leighterton area    At least four QUAIL heard calling from three separate locations including ST831906. Also a Corn Bunting this morning. (Paul Rich). Coombe Hill Meadows     A Grasshopper Warbler reeling from canal side vegetation near the Grundon hide. (Ian … Continue reading

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Saturday 24th June 2017

Frampton     A Cuckoo calling at Splatt Bridge today. Also from Splatt Bridge to Ryalls Lane 6+ Swallows, 6+ House Martins, two Skylarks, a Sand Martin, a Reed Bunting, a Common Tern, a Stock Dove, three Blackcaps, two Chiffchaffs, … Continue reading

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Friday 23rd June 2017

WWT Slimbridge     On the Rushy four Lapwings, four Green Sandpipers, seven Avocets, four Oystercatchers, 123 Black-tailed Godwits, ten Pied Wagtails and 24 Shelducks. Along the Holden Walkway and Summer Walkway, 1+ Kingfisher, a Little Egret, two Reed Warblers, a … Continue reading

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Thursday 22nd June 2017

Forest of Dean     At Nagshead Chiffchaffs, Blackcaps, Willow Warblers and families of Redstarts, Goldfinches and Grey Wagtails. Other sightings included an Emperor Dragonfly, a Broad-bodied Chaser, Emerald, Common Blue, Azure and Large Red Damselflies, Meadow Brown, Ringlet and Red Admiral … Continue reading

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Wednesday 21st June 2017

Frampton     A Red Kite at the A38 Frampton turning at 11:23am today. (Paul Sutton). Berkeley     Five Red Kites over Woodlands Farm Bungalow, Clapton at 1:30pm. All quite low, four went W towards the power station, and one circled … Continue reading

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