Monthly Archives: August 2017

Thursday 31st August 2017

Painswick Beacon    Highlights from today’s watch 10am-3:45pm a Red Kite S, 16 Buzzards, a Goshawk, two Hobbies, three Sparrowhawks, 4267 House Martins, 1244 Swallows, four Swifts, 23 Sand Martins, two Yellow Wagtails, four Grey Wagtails, nine Ravens. (John Fleming). … Continue reading

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Wednesday 30th August 2017

Down Hatherley     A Ring-necked Parakeet in gardens yesterday and again today and also seen and heard in gardens in late July. Probably a male and female bird being seen. (Rick Minter). Pics taken by Rick. Arlingham     A female … Continue reading

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Tuesday 29th August 2017

Frampton pools     A FIRECREST at the top of Vicarage Lane early but no sign in the afternoon. The GREAT WHITE EGRET on Court Lake until 2pm at least and the adult Yellow-legged Gull on the Sailing Lake still, also … Continue reading

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Monday 28th August 2017

Berkeley    A female-type COMMON SCOTER at 11:30am close inshore off Severn House Farm and later at 1:26pm it was off the copse S of the farm. (Paul Taylor). Also a Whinchat, two Wheatears, 14 Little Egrets, four Grey Herons … Continue reading

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Sunday 27th August 2017

Cotswold Water Park West     A Wood Sandpiper at Pit 132 this evening, also four Greenshanks, four Green Sandpipers, two Common Sandpipers, a juvenile Little Ringed Plover, 20 Lapwings and a Hobby. (Jon Mercer/Nigel Pleass). Pic by Jon. Berkeley shore … Continue reading

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Saturday 26th August 2017

Frampton pools    The GREAT WHITE EGRET still present this evening. (Nick Goatman). Rodborough     At Rodborough Common this morning a Wood Warbler, four Lesser Whitethroats, two Redstarts, a Tree Pipit, two Yellow Wagtails and two Whitethroats S of the … Continue reading

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Friday 25th August 2017

Frampton     This morning at the Sailing Lake the adult Yellow-legged Gull, a Common Sandpiper, a Common Tern, two Willow Warblers, eight Mistle Thrushes and 12 Pied Wagtails. Around the pools this evening the GREAT WHITE EGRET, three Green Sandpipers, two … Continue reading

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Thursday 24th August 2017

Brockworth     A male Peregrine with orange/red colour ring on left leg perched on a pylon at SO886179 tonight. (Terry Fenton). Nailsworth     One, possibly two Hawfinches on the Avening road near Longfords Mill. Four Swifts S at Nailsworth. … Continue reading

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Wednesday 23rd August 2017

WWT Slimbridge     A PECTORAL SANDPIPER reported from Robbie Garnett hide briefly early afternoon. (Adrienne Sanders). An OSPREY on driftwood on the river seen from Mid Point from 9:25am this morning until 10:15am when it flew off inland in the direction of … Continue reading

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Tuesday 22nd August 2017

Dursley    A female Wheatear this morning at the end of Chaucer Road, Whiteway. (Phil Pope). Winchcombe     A family group of Spotted Flycatchers at Langley Hill for most of the day. (Phil Cull). Pic by Phil. At Sudeley Castle … Continue reading

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