Monthly Archives: September 2017

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Ozleworth     A Red Kite over Brooke Cottage at Ozleworth Bottom at 3:10pm. Three Red Kites over the woods below Newark Park at 4:20pm, also two Ravens. Two Buzzards over the top end of the valley above Fernley Farm at … Continue reading

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Tuesday 19th September 2017

Rodley     A Short-eared Owl at Lower Dumball this morning at 10am. Also two Lesser Whitethroats and a Whitethroat along Garden Cliff. (John & Viv Phillips). Stroud    An OSPREY still in the Stroud area reported flying over the bypass at … Continue reading

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Monday 18th September 2017

WWT Slimbridge     The Red-breasted Goose mobile around the grounds today with the Barnacle Goose flock. A female Marsh Harrier and a Little Egret from Holden Tower. A Little Stint and a Ruff on the Rushy. 12 Ruff and … Continue reading

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Sunday 17th September 2017

Ashleworth Ham     This evening a Ring-necked Parakeet in tall trees at Stonebow Farm before flying off E chased by Jackdaws. Near at Hartpury three Barn Owls at dusk. (Andy Jayne). WWT Slimbridge    The Red-breasted Goose, of unknown origin, … Continue reading

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Saturday 16th September 2017

WWT Slimbridge    An unringed Red-breasted Goose, of unknown origin, presumably feral or an escape. (Colin Greenfield/Paul Daunter). Two Spoonbills flew over early afternoon. (Martin Harrison). Cotswold Water Park East     A Greenshank, a Little Ringed Plover and a … Continue reading

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Friday 15th September 2017

Cheltenham     A MANX SHEARWATER flew into a window near the racecourse at 3pm and was taken into care. (Roy Shilham). WWT Slimbridge    A Wood Sandpiper on the Rushy and a Garganey and a Curlew Sandpiper from Zeiss hide. … Continue reading

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Thursday 14th September 2017

WWT Slimbridge     The GREY PHALAROPE again from Robbie Garnett hide from 2pm after being missing all morning. (Terry Stevenson). On the Rushy two Spotted Redshanks and from Hogarth hide six Snipe and a juvenile Wood Sandpiper. (Peter Rodgers). Also a … Continue reading

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Wednesday 13th September 2017

WWT Slimbridge     A GREY PHALAROPE from Robbie Garnett hide from 10:30am until 4pm at least, sometimes drifting out of view when viewable from the adjacent Stephen Kirk hide. (Jon Mercer). Also today a Curlew Sandpiper on South Lake … Continue reading

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Tuesday 12th September 2017

Symonds Yat     From Yat Rock viewpoint today an OSPREY, the Peregrine pair, a female Sparrowhawk, a Goshawk, 16 Buzzards up together, two female Goosanders, Swallows and House Martins feeding over the Wye, Ravens, a Grey Heron, a Great … Continue reading

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Monday 11th September 2017

Berkeley shore    From the Pill a RAZORBILL seen going up on the tide and back down, a Common Sandpiper, three MANX SHEARWATERS, a Wheatear, nine Mallards and a petrel sp dropped and eaten by a Great Black-backed Gull. (Tom … Continue reading

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