Monthly Archives: June 2017

Tuesday 20th June 2017

Forest of Dean    At Brierley two Buzzards, Chiffchaffs, a family of Goldfinches, Willow Warblers, Jays and a Mistle Thrush. Other sightings included Silver-washed Fritillary, Red Admiral, Ringlet, Speckled Wood, Comma and Large Skipper butterflies, a female Emperor Dragonfly, a female … Continue reading

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Monday 19th June 2017

WWT Slimbridge     Two CATTLE EGRETS on the WWT approach road today. (Phillip Cull).

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Sunday 18th June 2017

Alderley     A garden male Siskin this morning, a summer garden first. (Vic Polley). Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning three Cuckoos, a Grasshopper Warbler, two Willow Warbler, three Chiffchaffs, two male Reed Warblers, Whitethroats plentiful, a Lesser Whitethroat … Continue reading

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Saturday 17th June 2017

WWT Slimbridge    From Mid Point/Summer walkway, an OSPREY flew N at 2:15pm mobbed by three Oystercatchers, also a Skylark, 25+ Swallows, two Reed Warblers, 38+ Shelducks, a Curlew, a Sedge Warbler, a Cormorant and a Chiffchaff. On the Rushy … Continue reading

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Friday 16th June 2017

May Hill     A Woodcock over the garden tonight, the first for a decade, May 2007. (Gillian Guest). Ashley     A Green Woodpecker, 10+ Skylarks, 14+ Yellowhammers, 12+ Swallows, 12+ Swifts, four Stock Doves, three Blackcaps, two Chiffchaffs, two … Continue reading

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Thursday 15th June 2017

Cotswold Water Park West     No sign of the Little Bittern this afternoon but two Hobbies, an Egyptian Goose, a Kingfisher, seven Common Terns and an Oystercatcher. (John Fletcher). Stroud     A Hobby low over suburban gardens today at … Continue reading

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Wednesday 14th June 2017

Great Rissington    A pair of Yellow Wagtails in a cornfield at c.SP193167. (John Widgery). Highleadon     This evening Swallows drinking from puddles, a Yellowhammer and a Chiffchaff. (Alan Hooper). Ashley     9+ Skylarks, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 13th June 2017

WWT Slimbridge    A RED-NECKED PHALAROPE on the Top New Piece today. (Martin McGill). Cranham     The HOOPOE still present today. (Pauhla Whitaker). Cotswolds     Four FIRECRESTS have been found singing at three woodland sites recently. (Richard Tyler/Dave Pearce). … Continue reading

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Monday 12th June 2017

Bourton-on-the-Water     At the south pits two Hobbies hunting and a Common Tern. A Cetti’s Warbler continuing to sing at the north pits. (Andy Lewis). Tewkesbury     On Severn Ham still two Curlews, a Cuckoo singing, 2-3 Skylarks singing, … Continue reading

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Sunday 11th June 2017

Cranham Common     The HOOPOE still today sometimes showing very well in the cattle enclosure at c.SO897127. (Phillip Cull/Simon Bradfield). Coombe Hill Meadows     A pair of Grasshopper Warblers, a Willow Warbler, three Chiffchaffs, two Cormorants over, two Grey … Continue reading

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