Monthly Archives: June 2017

Saturday 10th June 2017

Cranham Common     The HOOPOE still today sometimes showing very well in the cattle enclosure. (John Fletcher/Roy Shilham). Pics by John. Forest of Dean     Two singing Wood Warblers at Horse Lawn/Yewtree Brake Inclosure on a triangular walk from … Continue reading

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Friday 9th June 2017

Cranham Common     The HOOPOE still present at 4pm feeding in the area with cattle. (John Wells). Huntley     A Red Kite flew over W at 7:15pm today. (Martin Drew). Coombe Hill Meadows     This afternoon birds included … Continue reading

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Thursday 8th June 2017

Cranham     The HOOPOE still on Cranham Common at 9am today. It tends to be very elusive. Please park sensibly in the village and surrounding area as parking is very limited. (Phillip Delve).

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Wednesday 7th June 2017

Cotswold Water Park West     The LITTLE BITTERN still at Shorncote Reedbed today, seen in flight at 4:30am. Also a Hobby. (Ian Hull). Later it was seen to fly across the water from left hand to right hand reedbed at … Continue reading

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Tuesday 6th June 2017

Sharpness    A FULMAR flew high E inland just S of Coastguards at 8pm. (Andy Jordan). Cotswold Water Park West     No sign of the Little Bittern today at Shorncote Reedbed in poor weather conditions, it is likely to still be … Continue reading

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Monday 5th June 2017

Cotswold Water Park West     The LITTLE BITTERN still at Shorncote Reedbed today, it showed three times by 6am, but not again by 10am. It settled unseen in the reeds on the right hand bank of the Pit in front of the … Continue reading

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Sunday 4th June 2017

Cotswold Water Park West     The LITTLE BITTERN still at Shorncote Reedbed today, showed three time before 8am, then a brief flight view at 11:40am and again sat out for 15 minutes at 4:45pm. (Andy Lodge et al). Also the BITTERN … Continue reading

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Saturday 3rd June 2017

Cotswold Water Park West     No sign of the LITTLE BITTERN by 6pm today. A BITTERN flew over Pit 85b twice late morning. Also an Egyptian Goose and two Kingfishers. (MK/Paul Taylor/Nigel Pleass et al). This evening birds included two … Continue reading

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Friday 2nd June 2017

Cranham     The HOOPOE heard calling on Cranham Common at 7:20am but not seen, first showed at 9:25am at SO898129 and remained throughout until early evening at least but can be elusive at times. Please park sensibly in the village and surrounding area as … Continue reading

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Thursday 1st June 2017

Cranham     The HOOPOE refound on Cranham Common at 5:40am at SO898129 and remained throughout the day until 8pm at least but could be very elusive at times. (Hugh Manistre). Also four Marsh Tits together near the entrance to the cricket pitch … Continue reading

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