Monthly Archives: May 2018

Thursday 24th May 2018

Frampton pools     Two BLACK TERNS on the Sailing Lake at 6pm, until 7:45pm at least. (Shane Long). Also eight Common Terns, 150+ Swifts, 20+ House Martins, 15+ Sand Martins, 30+ Swallows, a Kingfisher, a pair of Gadwalls, a Little Grebe, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Rodborough Common     A WOOD WARBLER still singing regularly but unseen in woods close below Winstones ice cream shop. (Colin Greenfield). Highnam Woods     Five Nightingales still singing this morning. (Dave Owen). Coombe Hill Meadows     A Little Ringed Plover, two Redshanks, an Oystercatcher, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 22nd May 2018

Cotswold Water Park West     At Pit 57 a BLACK TERN, 18+ Common Terns and three Arctic Terns. (Terry Grant). At Shorncote reed beds this afternoon at Pits 85A and B seven Common Terns, three Gadwalls, two Shelducks, a Little Egret, three Grey Herons, two Cormorants, … Continue reading

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Monday 21st May 2018

Seven Springs     At least one BEE-EATER flew over calling at 7:30am at SO9716. It was heard only but not seen. (Terry Fenton). Winchcombe     A QUAIL heard calling at 3:30am for about 30 seconds distantly. (Steve Owen). Aylburton     A … Continue reading

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Sunday 20th May 2018

Coombe Hill Meadows     Three Little Ringed Plovers still. Also a Cuckoo. (Paul Rich). Crickley Hill     A Peregrine swooping on Jackdaws today. (Sam Walker). Rodborough     A Wood Warbler by Winstones Ice cream shop on the Common again this afternoon. … Continue reading

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Saturday 19th May 2018

Forest of Dean     At Parkend two female Crossbills (1 ad, 1 juv) and Siskins calling. Also two female Broad-bodied Chasers and Green-veined, Large White and Speckled Wood butterflies. (Chris & Phil Andrews). Symonds Yat     From Yat Rock viewpoint the … Continue reading

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Friday 18th May 2018

WWT Slimbridge     A first-summer LITTLE GULL on the Rushy this lunchtime. This morning two summer plumaged Grey Plovers and three Sanderlings on the river off of Mid Point. (Slimbridge Sightings). Coombe Hill Meadows     A WOOD SANDPIPER this morning. (Graham Smith). … Continue reading

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