Monthly Archives: July 2017

Monday 31st July 2017

WWT Slimbridge    The adult CATTLE EGRET on the Rushy at 4:45pm today. (Kenny Hills). Pic by Kenny. Frampton     On the Sailing Lake a Yellow-legged Gull, 13 Common Terns (8 juvs), six Swifts and 20+Swallows this morning and this … Continue reading

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Sunday 30th July 2017

Barnsley Warren SSSI     This morning a female Sparrowhawk chasing Swallows, two Stock Doves, two Green Woodpeckers, a Redstart singing briefly and a female seen, a singing Willow Warbler, several singing Yellowhammers, three Bullfinches and flocks 20+ each of … Continue reading

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Saturday 29th July 2017

WWT Slimbridge    A CATTLE EGRET on the Rushy today from 10:35am. (Paul Daunter). Also a Marsh Harrier, 30+ Dunlins, a Garden Warbler, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Pochard, two Common Terns and a juvenile Kingfisher. (Tom Weston-McClung). Newbridge     Late … Continue reading

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Friday 28th July 2017

Sharpness    An adult LITTLE GULL and a juvenile Mediterranean Gull at SARA this evening, although distant on a sand bar. (Andy Jordan). Tewkesbury     A Whinchat amongst vegetation on the uncut area of the Ham. (Bernard Michaux). WWT Slimbridge … Continue reading

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Thursday 27th July 2017

WWT Slimbridge    A PECTORAL SANDPIPER on the Top New Piece again today viewed from Zeiss hide. Also a Little Stint, a Greenshank and an adult Yellow-legged Gull. (Roberta Goodall et al). Pic by Paul Taylor. Sharpness     A KITTIWAKE … Continue reading

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Wednesday 26th July 2017

WWT Slimbridge    A PECTORAL SANDPIPER on the Top New Piece tonight seen on the DBWPS evening safari, view from Zeiss hide. (Roberta Goodall). Twyning     A GREAT WHITE EGRET at the Fleet at 5pm. (Georgie Thwaites). Brockworth   … Continue reading

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Tuesday 25th July 2017

Purton     A Short-eared Owl flying over grassland by the river. 3 Shelduck flying downriver and a male Goosander, also two Curlews and two Oystercatchers. (Chris Newton). Chavenage Green     A Spotted Flycatcher 300m up the road to Cherington … Continue reading

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Monday 24th July 2017

Coombe Hill Meadows     At 8pm nine Green Sandpipers and two Little Ringed Plovers. (Les Ditchburn). Forest of Dean     A Hobby over Woorgreens Lake at 11:45am today. (Frank Williams). A Red Kite over a newly mown field at the … Continue reading

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Sunday 23rd July 2017

Berkeley shore     A Yellow-legged Gull, two juvenile Stonechats, four Common Sandpiper, a Kingfisher and a Swift today. (Paul Taylor). Epney     A Yellow-legged Gull by the river S of Epney again this afternoon. (Jeremy Squire). Cotswold Water Park East … Continue reading

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Saturday 22nd July 2017

WWT Slimbridge    A juvenile Mediterranean Gull, an adult Yellow-legged Gull, five Little Ringed Plovers, a Greenshank, a Cetti’s Warbler, 48 Redshanks and 16 Green Sandpipers today. (Tom Weston-McClung). Symonds Yat    From the viewpoint today the Peregrines, a Goshawk, a … Continue reading

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