Monthly Archives: April 2018

Tuesday 10th April 2018

Sherborne     The OSPREY still present at the Broadwater (Sherborne Brook) at 8:40am and throughout the day until 4:45pm at least when it was at SP159150. (Alex Priest/John Fletcher/Martin Greenish/Richard Tyler). Other birds included three Red Kites, a Sparrowhawk, three Buzzards, two Little … Continue reading

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Monday 9th April 2018

Selsley     A female RING OUZEL on Selsley Common at 7:15 this evening in the quarry just up from the church. (Rich Hearn). Sherborne     An OSPREY still present at the Broadwater (Sherborne Brook) at 8:40am and throughout the day … Continue reading

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Sunday 8th April 2018

Sherborne     An OSPREY caught a fish in the Broadwater (Sherborne Brook) at 6:20am then flew out of sight to eat it. Relocated at 10am at the other end of Sherborne village still eating a fish in a dead tree … Continue reading

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Saturday 7th April 2018

Sherborne     An OSPREY flew along the Broadwater (Sherborne Brook) at Sherborne at 5pm after perching in an oak there. It was still present at 6pm but not seen later although it could’ve been just roosting out of sight. (Anna … Continue reading

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Friday 6th April 2018

Frampton     At least eight, possibly ten, LITTLE GULLS on the Sailing Lake this morning with a COMMON TERN. Also four Blackcaps singing and six Chiffchaffs. At Splatt Bridge south reedbed a Cetti’s Warbler. (Roy Bircher). Five LITTLE GULLS still … Continue reading

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Thursday 5th April 2018

Wibdon Warth     A first-winter ICELAND GULL at 9:15am until pushed off by the tide half an hour later. The Warth is here. (John Sanders). Frampton     A SEDGE WARBLER singing by the Anglers car park at the pools this … Continue reading

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Wednesday 4th April 2018

Lydney     The GLOSSY IBIS was back in the waterworks field near Lydney station at 4pm today. (Andy Meaton). Saul Warth     A HOUSE MARTIN this morning. Also a singing male Reed Bunting and a Chiffchaff. (MK). Saul     Two … Continue reading

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Tuesday 3rd April 2018

Forest of Dean     A Tree Pipit and 25 Crossbills at Yew Tree Break, two Goshawks over Crabtree Hill and a Hawfinch at Parkend. (Shane Long). Frampton     This morning on Court Lake 30+ Sand Martins, an Egyptian Goose and a pair … Continue reading

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Monday 2nd April 2018

Lydney     The GLOSSY IBIS out in the open alongside the water treatment works at midday. Also eight Swallows over the canal and fields. (Martin Vaisey). The Ibis still present in the flooded field next to the water treatment works … Continue reading

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Sunday 1st April 2018

Nailsworth     A second year ICELAND GULL flew W along the Avening valley and veered N as it reached the Nailsworth valley with a group of 12 Lesser Black-backed and Herring Gulls at 8:16am. . Also at least two Grey … Continue reading

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