Monthly Archives: March 2018

Wednesday 21st March 2018

Frampton     Five CATTLE EGRETS flew into Court Lake to roost at 6:30pm. (Nick Goatman/Martin Greenish). At Court Lake eight Little Egrets left the roost by 6:40am, the CATTLE EGRET was roosting on the back of the middle island and … Continue reading

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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Cleeve Hill     A male RING OUZEL near the radio masts at 9:30am today. (Martin Greenish). Frampton     This evening a CATTLE EGRET, a GREAT WHITE EGRET and eight Little Egrets flew in to roost. (Nick Goatman/Roberta Goodall/Les Ditchburn). WWT … Continue reading

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Monday 19th March 2018

WWT Slimbridge     A JACK SNIPE from Knott hide this afternoon. (Mark Hobson). Pic by Mark. Berkeley shore     Two Wheatears today. (Paul Taylor). Saul Warth     The WATER PIPIT still near Hock Ditch late morning with 90+ Meadow Pipits, … Continue reading

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Sunday 18th March 2018

Stroud     20+ Hawfinches in Stroud town cemetery at the far end of Horns Road next to Daisybank Park and the Crown and Sceptre pub at SO 86217 04717. Also at Horns Road a cold weather movement between 8-9:30am of 2000 Fieldfares, 850 … Continue reading

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Saturday 17th March 2018

Shab Hill     A GREAT GREY SHRIKE seen at SO938156, approaching Stockwell along the Gloucestershire Way yesterday. (Mary Harris & 11 members of Cheltenham Rambling Club). Berkeley     A WHEATEAR on the shore, halfway between the Pill and Sharpness from 10am. (Jeff … Continue reading

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Friday 16th March 2018

Tewkesbury     A GREAT WHITE EGRET at 4pm on Tewkesbury Nature Reserve. (Ian Hull). Cotswold Water Park East     The SCAUP still on Pit 126 this morning. Also a singing Chiffchaff at Pit 114 and 37 Magpies at Whelford Pools. (Ian … Continue reading

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Thursday 15th March 2018

Frampton     First thing this morning a drake GARGANEY flew in to the flooded fields N of Splatt Bridge, seen well from the towpath for a few minutes before it flew S. Also a singing Chiffchaff and a Redwing in … Continue reading

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Wednesday 14th March 2018

Forest of Dean     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE still at Crabtree Hill this morning. (Duncan McLaughlin). Saul Warth     The WATER PIPIT still, a Peregrine sheltering under the bank on The Noose, 25 Curlews, a female Marsh Harrier viewed distantly … Continue reading

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Tuesday 13th March 2018

Minchinhampton     Belated news of an Eagle Owl with prey on Monday night near to the golf club, article here Eagle Owl (Piers Risely-Pritchard/Sharon Alexandra Theaker via Stroud News & Journal). Gloucester     The PENDULINE TIT at Plock Court, Longford still today … Continue reading

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Monday 12th March 2018

Gloucester     The PENDULINE TIT back at Plock Court, Longford today at SO8375520392 after a 17 day absence between 3:30-4:30pm. Wellies recommended. Please keep a reasonable distance from the bird to allow it to feed in the ponds. (Sue Payne). Pic by Sue. … Continue reading

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