Monthly Archives: September 2017

Saturday 30th September 2017

WWT Slimbridge     Two SPOONBILLS seen briefly from the Holden Tower and later one on the Rushy. Two Curlew Sandpipers and a Spotted Redshank on the Rushy. The Red-breasted Goose with the feral Barnacle Geese and 300 Wigeon from Kingfisher hide. (Ivan & … Continue reading

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Friday 29th September 2017

Frampton Mansell     An OSPREY roosting on a small lake here today. Also seen here a couple of weeks ago. (Marcel Puyk). Painswick Beacon     This afternoon 3-6pm, passage highlights included 610 Common Gulls, 35 Ravens, five Redwings, 12 Siskins … Continue reading

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Thursday 28th September 2017

Walmore Common     Five Snipe, a Lesser Whitethroat, three Whinchats, two male Stonechats, two Wheatears and a Little Owl calling. (Andy Jayne). Cotswold Water Park West     An OSPREY at 2:30pm, flew from Lower Moor N.R. (just on the Wilts … Continue reading

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Wednesday 27th September 2017

WWT Slimbridge     Two SPOONBILLS on the Rushy until 1:50pm. Two Dark-bellied Brent Geese with the Red-breasted Goose and the feral Barnacle Goose flock on the Bottom New Piece from Kingfisher hide. Also a Curlew Sandpiper and a Spotted Redshank … Continue reading

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Tuesday 26th September 2017

Frampton     A BITTERN flew to the top corner of the Blue Pool at the Sailing Lake at 11:10am but no further sign later. Around the pools the GREAT WHITE EGRET, 16+ Little Egrets, the adult Yellow-legged Gull, 23+ Cormorants, seven … Continue reading

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Monday 25th September 2017

Frampton     On the Sailing Lake early afternoon the GREAT WHITE EGRET, ten Little Egrets, a Green Sandpiper, the adult Yellow-legged Gull, 50+ Tufted Ducks, 12+ Teal, and two Grey Wagtails, 10+ Swallows, four Goldcrests and four Chiffchaffs. On the … Continue reading

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Sunday 24th September 2017

Purton     A GREAT WHITE EGRET (2nd bird) flew over the Severn off Purton and landed back on the river (also seen from WWT). (Neil Smart). Frampton pools     This morning the GREAT WHITE EGRET, the adult Yellow-legged … Continue reading

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