Monthly Archives: August 2017

Monday 21st August 2017

Gloucester    In the Port Ham area this evening a Whinchat, a Redstart, a Garden Warbler and a Spotted Flycatcher. (Andy Jayne). Nailsworth     A flock of 37 Swifts gradually moving S at 6:40pm. (Terry Grant). Cotswold Water Park … Continue reading

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Sunday 20th August 2017

North Cotswolds     An OSPREY with a fish catch roosting in a dead tree this evening. Site withheld as this is above an active Hobby nest. It is possibly fishing at Bibury Fish Farm. (Duncan Dine/Dave Pearce/Martin Wright). Pic … Continue reading

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Saturday 19th August 2017

Frampton    At Court Lake the GREAT WHITE EGRET still, and around the pools eight Green Sandpipers, two Common Sandpipers, the adult Yellow-legged Gull, two Swifts, two Willow Warblers, 22 Chiffchaffs, nine Blackcaps, two Whitethroats, a Hobby and a Water Rail. … Continue reading

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Friday 18th August 2017

Hailes    Three TREE SPARROWS reported at Hailes near Winchcombe this afternoon. The first report in Glos since 2013. (Bob Fryer). Cotswold Water Park East     At Pit 132 a Greenshank, two Common Sandpipers and a Hobby over. (Jon … Continue reading

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Thursday 17th August 2017

Frampton pools     A GREAT WHITE EGRET, four Little Egrets, seven Grey Herons, five Common Terns, a Yellow-legged Gull, two Common Sandpipers, two Green Sandpipers, an Oystercatcher and two Kingfishers this morning. (Nick Goatman). Also two BLACK TERNS at … Continue reading

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Wednesday 16th August 2017

WWT Slimbridge     At Mid Point this morning 120+ Dunlins with 70+ Ringed Plovers and a Whinchat on the gate. (Phil Pope). From Robbie Garnett hide a Wood Sandpiper still today and the CATTLE EGRET left the site early on. (Slimbridge … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15th August 2017

Frampton    At the pools this evening a GREAT WHITE EGRET on Court Lake, also four Little Egrets, a Water Rail, four Gadwalls and two Teal. This morning three Yellow Wagtails, a Yellow-legged Gull, 12 Common Terns, three Common Sandpipers, two … Continue reading

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Monday 14th August 2017

Tewkesbury    A GREAT WHITE EGRET opposite the marina at 4:40pm and a pair of Egyptian Geese by the Sailing Club today. (Sarah Loaring). WWT Slimbridge     From Robbie Garnett hide a Wood Sandpiper on the Tack Piece and two juvenile … Continue reading

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Sunday 13th August 2017

Berkeley shore     A female-type COMMON SCOTER off of Severn House Farm again from 10:10am to 12:30pm at least. Also three Black-tailed Godwits, three Common Sandpipers, a singing Cetti’s Warbler and two juvenile Yellowhammers. (Paul Taylor). Eastleach Downs     … Continue reading

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Saturday 12th August 2017

Berkeley shore     A female-type COMMON SCOTER off of Severn House Farm on the rising tide from 9:40am to 11:15am at least. Also a Whimbrel, a juvenile Wheatear, three Common Sandpipers, two Ringed Plovers, five Oystercatchers and a Little … Continue reading

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