Monthly Archives: April 2018

Monday 30th April 2018

Brockworth     At Henley Bank Plantation a WOOD WARBLER calling from a mature oak at SO901171. (Terry Fenton). Coombe Hill Meadows     The GARGANEY pair still tonight. (Roy Shilham). Frampton     A GREAT WHITE EGRET with two Little Egrets and … Continue reading

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Sunday 29th April 2018

Perrott’s Brook     A singing WOOD WARBLER E of Perrott’s Brook in the L-shaped wood off of the Welsh Way at SP 03491 05895. (Jeremy Squire). Coombe Hill Meadows     A pair of Garganey still, also a Whimbrel, a Cuckoo, a … Continue reading

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Saturday 28th April 2018

Walmore Common     Two Grasshopper Warblers reeling this morning and a flock of seven Whimbrels and three Bar-tailed Godwits flew over N. (Andy Jayne). Frampton     Two WHINCHATS, a Wheatear, six Yellow Wagtails, a Hobby, two Whimbrels, a Common Sandpiper and … Continue reading

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Friday 27th April 2018

Cotswold Water Park West     An OSPREY being mobbed by gulls over the Pit 43 area going W in the direction of Shorncote. 16 Arctic Terns on Pit 57 this morning. (Duncan Dine). WWT Slimbridge     An Arctic Tern on South … Continue reading

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Thursday 26th April 2018

WWT Slimbridge     The GLOSSY IBIS from Martin Smith hide again this morning. (Stuart Miller). Pic by Stuart. An Arctic Tern on South Lake from midday. (Slimbridge Sightings). Saul Warth     A Dark-bellied Brent Goose and three Whimbrel early morning. The … Continue reading

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Wednesday 25th April 2018

WWT Slimbridge     The GLOSSY IBIS from Martin Smith hide early morning, but flew N at 8:20am. (Slimbridge Sightings). Frampton pools     At the Sailing Lake a Common Sandpiper, 10+ Swifts, 20+ Sand Martins, a Reed Warbler and a pair of … Continue reading

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Tuesday 24th April 2018

Forest of Dean      At Nagshead two pairs of Pied Flycatchers, a Garden Warbler and a drake Mandarin. At Woorgreens/Crabtree Hill a male Siskin, three Tree Pipits, a pair of Stonechats and a pair of Wild Boar. At Yew … Continue reading

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Monday 23rd April 2018

WWT Slimbridge     The GLOSSY IBIS still today, showing well from Martin Smith hide this morning. (Jon Mercer). Frampton pools      A GLOSSY IBIS flew over the Sailing Lake and appeared to drop in to the back of Court Lake … Continue reading

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Sunday 22nd April 2018

Coombe Hill Meadows     A WHITE STORK this afternoon briefly, but moving south to Pilning (South Glos) during the afternoon. Also a Swift and a Garden Warbler. (Will Coles). Pic by Will. A summer-plumaged CATTLE EGRET with 15 Little Egrets … Continue reading

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Saturday 21st April 2018

Highnam     A Barn Owl quartering over rough pasture north of Lassington Wood (SO 80352 20646) at dusk. (David Nicholls). Lechlade     A HOBBY at Bushy Leaze this afternoon at 12:30pm. (Mike Cook). Coates     A SPOTTED FLYCATCHER in  Hailey … Continue reading

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