Monthly Archives: July 2017

Thursday 20th July 2017

Leighterton     A QUAIL still calling at 11am today. (Geoff Moyser). Cleeve Hill     From the Gallops to Wontley Farm, 8+ Swallows, a Pied Wagtail, a Green Woodpecker, 40+ Linnets, 10+ Yellowhammers, 9+ Skylarks, 11 Stonechats, including 3 juveniles, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 19th July 2017

Leighterton     1+ QUAIL calling, a Corn Bunting, Yellowhammers and a Little Owl along Monarch’s Way this evening. (Mark Hobson). Epney     Three sub-adult Yellow-legged Gulls by the river S of Epney at lunchtime. (Jeremy Squire). Frampton pools … Continue reading

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Tuesday 18th July 2017

Frampton     A female GOLDEN ORIOLE early morning at the Sailing Lake by the Blue Pool (top end), the adult Yellow-legged Gull again, three Common Sandpipers and 11 Great Crested Grebes. (Nick Goatman). Bledington     A Red Kite … Continue reading

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Monday 17th July 2017

Forest of Dean     At Clearwell a Goshawk overhead above the garden and on the edge of Clearwell Meend. (Alan Waterman). A female Dark Green Fritillary feeding with Commas at Forge Hill, Lydbrook, a garden first. (Chris Sullivan). Yanworth     … Continue reading

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Sunday 16th July 2017

Walmore Common     Six Whinchats, a Snipe, 70 Sand Martins and two Yellow Wagtails today. (Andy Jayne). Frampton     At the Sailing Lake this morning at 8am a Little Ringed Plover and the adult Yellow-legged Gull. (Nick Goatman). … Continue reading

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Saturday 15th July 2017

WWT Slimbridge     A female/1st year COMMON SCOTER flew low upriver past the Land Rover Safari/Midpoint at 2:20pm. Also today five Ruff, a Greenshank, 16 Curlews, 200+ Black-tailed Godwits, 12 Common Terns and a Hobby. (Tom Weston-McClung). Walmore Common   … Continue reading

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Friday 14th July 2017

Frampton     At the Sailing Lake early morning the adult Yellow-legged Gull again, also four Oystercatchers and eight Common Terns and six young. (Nick Goatman). Coombe Hill Meadows     A Cuckoo along the canal this morning and a … Continue reading

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Thursday 13th July 2017

Coombe Hill Meadows     This evening the pair of Little Ringed Plovers and four chicks still intact despite a close encounter with a Fox. Also around the reserve a Teal, two Little Egrets, an Oystercatcher, 54 Lapwings, an adult … Continue reading

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Wednesday 12th July 2017

Coombe Hill Meadows    The QUAIL still calling today. (Jonathan Angliss). A Little Owl, a pair of Little Ringed Plovers with four chicks, a Barn Owl hunting, two Little Owls and two Grasshopper Warblers reeling at 8:10pm. (Martin Greenish/John Fletcher/Jonathan … Continue reading

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Tuesday 11th July 2017

Coombe Hill Meadows     The QUAIL still calling near to the Grundon hide and a pair of Little Ringed Plovers with three chicks today. (Ian Hull). Cotswold Water Park East     At Pits 125/126 three Dunlins, five Common Sandpipers, a … Continue reading

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