Monthly Archives: May 2018

Thursday 17th May 2018

Cleeve Hill     A BLACK REDSTART on a fence next to the radio masts this afternoon. (Alex Barclay). Pics by Alex. Belas Knap     Three male Redstarts singing from treetops along the footpath to the barrow at midday. (MK). Pic … Continue reading

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Wednesday 16th May 2018

Coombe Hill Meadows     A WOOD SANDPIPER this afternoon. (Terry Stevenson). Gloucester     Two GREAT WHITE EGRETS near the reed bed at Alney Island at midday. Also five singing Whitethroats, a Lesser Whitethroat, a Sedge Warbler and Reed Warblers. (Martin Wright). … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15th May 2018

Saul Warth     22 Whimbrels this evening. (Gordon Hodgson). Maisemore     A Spotted Flycatcher on wires today. (Mark Grieve). Highnam Woods     Five Nightingales singing this morning. (Dave & Vanda Owen). Tidenham Chase     At Poor’s Allotment a Yellowhammer singing, … Continue reading

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Monday 14th May 2018

Frampton     A female Marsh Harrier flew over Splatt Bridge towards the 100-Acre at 11am. Three Little Egrets on the flashes and an Oystercatcher over. Two Hobbies over the 100-Acre and another over Nebrow Hill. A male Cuckoo calling from … Continue reading

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Sunday 13th May 2018

WWT Slimbridge     A HOOPOE in the car park orchard early morning, the bird was flighty as cars arrived to park, and was last seen heading into the trees in the overflow car park. (Tanya Grigg). Four Sanderlings, 6-7 Dunlins and … Continue reading

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Saturday 12th May 2018

Bourton-on-the-Water     A Spotted Flycatcher at Newbridge today. (Duncan Dine). Frampton     At the Sailing Lake a Cuckoo, two Common Sandpipers and six Common Terns. (Nick Goatman). Tidenham     At Poor’s Allotment a Yellowhammer, a Blackcap, Willow Warblers, a Chiffchaff, a … Continue reading

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Friday 11th May 2018

Walmore Common     The GREAT WHITE EGRET still today. (Roberta Goodall). Frampton     On the Sailing Lake a Common Sandpiper, three Common Terns, 100+ Swifts, eight House Martins, a Sand Martin, and an Oystercatcher. (Nick Goatman/MK). Also a Hobby on Court … Continue reading

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