Monthly Archives: June 2018

Friday 29th June 2018

Forest of Dean     The GOLDEN ORIOLE showed briefly at Spruce Ride today at SO628114 at 12:45pm but remained silent from 12:30 to 1:45pm. (Richard Mundy). Between 4– 8pm no Oriole but a Goshawk, a Spotted Flycatcher and three Hawfinches. … Continue reading

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Thursday 28th June 2018

Forest of Dean     No sign of the Golden Oriole at Spruce Ride today, birders on site until 1:30pm at least. Five Hawfinches including a juvenile at Spruce Ride and 11 Crossbills and a Garden Warbler nearby at Horse Lawn. (Andy … Continue reading

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Wednesday 27th June 2018

Forest of Dean     The GOLDEN ORIOLE in the cherry trees along Spruce Ride, at the nearest point to Speech House lake gave two brief bursts of song at 12:30pm SO628113, but not seen. (Terry Fenton). This morning a Wood Warbler … Continue reading

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Tuesday 26th June 2018

Forest of Dean     The GOLDEN ORIOLE still at Spruce Ride at SO629112 calling from 10am to 11:15am, seen at 11:05am. (Martin Harrison). Duntisbourne     Near Duntisbourne at 4pm c20 House Sparrows dusting and among them a TREE SPARROW at at … Continue reading

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Monday 25th June 2018

Forest of Dean     A GOLDEN ORIOLE in the cherry trees along Spruce Ride, at the nearest point to Speech House lake around SO 62715 11424, and further SE along the ride. It was singing quite frequently from 11am until … Continue reading

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Sunday 24th June 2018

WWT Slimbridge     Two SPOONBILLS still today from Robbie Garnett hide. Also eight Little Egrets, two Green Sandpipers, a Greenshank and an eclipse GARGANEY. (Slimbridge Sightings/Mark Hobson/Morag Hughes). Hawling     Along the bridle path from Roel Hill Farm to Hawling … Continue reading

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Saturday 23rd June 2018

WWT Slimbridge     Two SPOONBILLS actively feeding this morning from Robbie Garnett hide, present until 12:30pm at least. Also six Little Egrets, at least two Green Sandpipers and a Greenshank reported. (Slimbridge Sightings/Paul Rich). Pics by Mike. Hidcote     A … Continue reading

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