Monthly Archives: June 2018

Saturday 9th June 2018

Frampton     A pale phase ARCTIC SKUA N over Splatt Bridge this morning. Also a Cuckoo. (Gordon Hodgson). Slimbridge     A Red Kite drifted over Slimbridge village towards WWT this morning. (Scott Petrek). WWT Slimbridge     A GREAT WHITE EGRET on … Continue reading

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Friday 8th June 2018

Coombe Hill Meadows     This afternoon birds included two Redshanks, a Green Sandpiper, a Little Egret, three Grey Herons, two Oystercatchers and three chicks, 11 Lapwings, two Curlews, a Black Swan, a male Wigeon, three GARGANEYS, two Canada Geese, two Greylags, two male Shovelers, a Cuckoo, 29 Long-tailed Tits, 15 Goldfinches, a Greenfinch, three Song … Continue reading

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Thursday 7th June 2018

Coombe Hill Meadows      Three GARGANEYS today, two eclipse males and a female. (Ian Hull). Bourton-on-the-Water     At South pit a Spotted Flycatcher and a Cetti’s Warbler. (Keith Jennings). WWT Slimbridge     A Mediterranean Gull on the Rushy today. … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 5th June 2018

Coombe Hill Meadows     A male Rosefinch reported from Grundon hide today. (Toni Day). No sign this evening though between 6:30-9pm. Birds included a pair of Redshanks with four chicks, a pair of Oystercatchers, c6 Lapwings, two Curlews, a Little … Continue reading

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Monday 4th June 2018

Rodley Sands     A Cuckoo heard, ten Reed Warblers, four Reed Buntings, a Little Egret and a male Mandarin today. (Dave Smith). Gloucester     A Red Kite, a Peregrine and a Cuckoo at Sandhurst Hill this morning at 11am. (Martin Greenish). … Continue reading

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Sunday 3rd June 2018

Frampton     A GRASSHOPPER WARBLER reeling late evening in the corner of the field to south of the Sailing Lake. (Nick Goatman). A Spotted Flycatcher in the garden this morning, a garden tick. (Gordon Kirk). Cotswolds     Near Condicote a QUAIL heard … Continue reading

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Saturday 2nd June 2018

Purton     An immature male RED-BREASTED MERGANSER still on the canal between Purton and Sharpness by the old railway bridge then flushed towards the timber ponds by a boat. (Paul Masters). Forest of Dean     At Nagshead dipping pond a singing Garden … Continue reading

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Friday 1st June 2018

Purton     The second-calendar male RED-BREASTED MERGANSER on the canal by the timber ponds this evening. (Andy Jordan). WWT Slimbridge     At Mid Point two Dunlins, eight Ringed Plovers, six Curlews, a Sanderling and a pair of Peregrines. (Ian Hull). Also a … Continue reading

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