Monthly Archives: November 2017

Thursday 30th November 2017

Driffield     Seven Grey Partridges this afternoon at SU072997 on the roadside before flying into the field. Also 2000-3000 Starlings at the piggery E of  Perrott’s Brook, SP0306. (Laurie Pierce). Ashleworth Ham     This afternoon birds included 80 Teal, 50 Wigeon, three Shovelers (1m, 2f), two Shelducks, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 29th November 2017

Ozleworth     800m N of the BT Tower a Brambling feeding on the road with c20 Chaffinches at ST793952, also 25 Lapwings in the adjacent ploughed field. (Vic Polley). Rodley     At Wilmer this afternoon four Whooper Swans (the family … Continue reading

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Tuesday 28th November 2017

Frampton     From Splatt Bridge a Marsh Harrier, two Stonechats, a Snipe and a Kingfisher today. (Keith & Lyn Perkins). Also a Water Rail, three Little Egrets and six Cormorants. (MK). Pic by Mike. Arlingham     A Barn Owl hunting at SO711124 this evening. … Continue reading

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Monday 27th November 2017

WWT Slimbridge     Eight wild Eastern Greylag Geese (Anser anser rubirostris) from Zeiss hide today. (Martin McGill). Great Barrington area     7+ Red Kites, 8+ Buzzards, three Kestrels, 22+ Lapwings, 200+ Fieldfares, 10+ Redwings, 100+ Linnets, five Yellowhammers and three … Continue reading

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Sunday 26th November 2017

Frampton     At the pools a Hawfinch over, the Whooper Swan and adult Yellow-legged Gull still, a Chiffchaff, a Grey Wagtail, ten Siskins, two Lesser Redpolls, 76 Gadwalls, three Shovelers, a Pochard, 16 Teal, four Little Grebes and nine Great … Continue reading

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Saturday 25th November 2017

Frampton     A WATER PIPIT and a JACK SNIPE out in open on the flash N of Splatt Bridge, a male Brambling with a Chaffinch flock N of Splatt and a MERLIN over the 100-Acre. (Mark Hobson). Sharpness     A BLACK REDSTART still briefly … Continue reading

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Friday 24th November 2017

Gloucester     Late morning a SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF in the area of the ‘windmill’ at Castle Meads West, feeding with a nominate race Chiffchaff. Also here 20 Long-tailed Tits, three Goldcrests and a pair Bullfinches. A pair of Stonechats along the … Continue reading

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