Wednesday 6th June 2018

Forest of Dean     At Nagshead a pair of Redstarts, a Spotted Flycatcher and two Grey Wagtails at Lower hide and three Pied Flycatchers on the Short Trail. (Geoff Fawcett/Alan Hooper). At Cannop Stoneworks a Great Spotted Woodpecker, over 100 Swallows, 12 Siskins, four Grey Wagtails (2 ads, 2 young), a Dipper and 15 Greylags. Also a female Redstart took off from the road by Speech House. (Alan Hooper). Pic by Alan.

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Tidenham Chase     This evening a Hobby hunting over Poor’s Allotment. (Geoff Fawcett).

Brimscombe     A Tawny Owl perched on the satellite dish at 10pm. (Helen Bojaniwska).

WWT Slimbridge     Up to three Mediterranean Gulls on and off at the Rushy all day in amongst the Black-headed Gull colony. Both first and second summer birds with partial hoods and a ringed second summer with full hood seen. (Tim McGrath).

About The Gloster Birder

My name is Mike King and have lived all my life in Gloucestershire. I am happiest birding around Frampton but I especially love Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. I have birded all over Europe, in the U.S.A. and Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Costa Rica, Belize, Mexico, Dominican Republic, The Gambia, Cape Verde and most recently South Africa.
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