Monthly Archives: November 2017

Friday 10th November 2017

Cam     A SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF calling and showing well on Cam Long Down this morning. (Neil Smart). Ozleworth     A Red Kite this afternoon. (Katharine Goatman).

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Thursday 9th November 2017

WWT Slimbridge     This morning from Zeiss Hide 745 Lapwings, 300+ Golden Plovers, 500+ Dunlins, the probable Semipalmated Sandpiper, 36 Knot, 22 Curlews, a Spotted Redshank, 73 Black-tailed Godwits, 25 Ruff, a Redshank and two Little Stints. Also the Dark-bellied … Continue reading

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Wednesday 8th November 2017

Cleeve Hill     A very late Wheatear this morning. Nearby at West Down a GREAT GREY SHRIKE, 100+ Skylarks, two Bramblings and 4+ Corn Buntings. (Andy Jayne). Forest of Dean     A GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Staple Edge this afternoon. (Ben … Continue reading

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Tuesday 7th November 2017

WWT Slimbridge     Two CATTLE EGRETS in the left roadside field immediately after the canal bridge on the approach road with the cattle today. (Slimbridge Sightings). Also a Hawfinch over the visitor centre today. (Arron Roberts). Hilcot     Up to 100 … Continue reading

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Monday 6th November 2017

Cotswold Water Park East     A first winter SCAUP still on Pit 125 and a female Goldeneye on Pit 126 today. (Duncan Dine). WWT Slimbridge     Two Whooper Swans on the Rushy Pen at dawn today and later from Robbie … Continue reading

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Sunday 5th November 2017

WWT Slimbridge    Two CATTLE EGRETS roosting in the Alder trees on South Lake today. Also four White-fronted Geese today. (Slimbridge Sightings). Aylburton     Four Hawfinches feeding on Field Maple at the Stockwell railway underpass today. (Lewis Thomson). Stroud     A Hawfinch, … Continue reading

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Saturday 4th November 2017

Beachley Point     A female type BLACK REDSTART around the pylon today. Also a WHIMBREL, a Stonechat, 4+ Rock Pipits, five Lesser Redpolls and 11 Fieldfares over. Lewis Thomson). Tidenham Chase     9+ Hawfinches feeding on sloes at the bottom of … Continue reading

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Friday 3rd November 2017

Cam     Four Hawfinches flew NE over Cam Peak today. (Neil Smart). Frampton pools     The Whooper Swan still on Court Lake today. (Gordon Hodgson). Arlingham     A Barn Owl hunting in orchard N of Arlingham SO711116 at dusk again tonight. … Continue reading

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Thursday 2nd November 2017

Leckhampton Hill     The adult female SNOW BUNTING again today at cSO950181 on the path from Brownstones Quarry car park, Hill Farm. Also 43 Golden Plovers, 50 Skylarks, a Brambling, a male and female Bullfinch, 250 Linnets and 8+ Yellowhammers. (Andy Jayne/Chris … Continue reading

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Wednesday 1st November 2017

Leckhampton Hill     An adult female SNOW BUNTING today until 1pm at least at SO950181 on the path from Brownstones Quarry car park, Hill Farm. (Richard Badley). Pics by Richard. Cotswold Water Park East     A first winter SCAUP still on Pit … Continue reading

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