Monthly Archives: July 2018

Saturday 21st July 2018

Symonds Yat     In the Yat Rock area today the Peregrine pair, a Hobby, Buzzards, Ravens, a Green Woodpecker, Stock Doves, a Grey Heron, a Marsh Tit, Swallows and House Martins. Also Hornets, a Bank Vole, Hummingbird Hawk moths and Small Copper, … Continue reading

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Friday 20th July 2018

Forest of Dean     A probable Grasshopper Warbler at Crabtree Hill this evening. (Martin Vaisey). A  family of noisy Stonechats on top of May Hill this morning. (Rob Guest). WWT Slimbridge     From Zeiss hide two Common Sandpipers, 139 Lapwings, 12 … Continue reading

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Thursday 19th July 2018

Coombe Hill Meadows     From the Grundon hide two Wigeon, a Gadwall, Grey Herons, a Lapwing flock, two Little Ringed Plovers, two Green Sandpipers, and a pair of Wheatears. Along the canal and towpath two Buzzards, a female Redstart, Sedge Warblers, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 18th July 2018

Barnsley     A HONEY BUZZARD at 2pm in flight W of Barnsley. (Martin Wright). Leighterton     1+ QUAIL at 1:15pm and 1:30pm calling SE of the village. (Ken Heron). No sign this evening but 7+ Corn Buntings, a family of six … Continue reading

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Tuesday 17th July 2018

Berkeley shore     A Greenshank this evening, also five Common Sandpipers and four Teal. (Paul Taylor). Saul Warth     A Whimbrel at Hock Ditch at 8:50am. (Martin Greenish). Halmore     This morning at least two Purple Hairstreaks, a Hobby and a Buzzard … Continue reading

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Monday 16th July 2018

Uley     A White Stork reported at midday over Uley Bury and village. (Chris Bolton). Netheridge Farm     A GREAT WHITE EGRET flew over W at 7:45am. (Mark Hobson). WWT Slimbridge     A SHORT-EARED OWL on the Dumbles seawall near Holden Tower  … Continue reading

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Sunday 15th July 2018

WWT Slimbridge     Three Little Ringed Plovers still on South Lake and one on the Rushy at 1pm. Also seven Green Sandpipers from hides along the Holden walkway. (Paul Cousins). Pic by Paul. Frampton pools     A late male Cuckoo, … Continue reading

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Saturday 14th July 2018

Purton     A Grasshopper Warbler reeling near the Timber Ponds this evening. (Chris Newton). No sign between 10:20-11pm. Sharpness     This morning a sub-adult SPOONBILL, a Tree Pipit, three Common Sandpipers and three Mandarins. (Andy Jordan). Frampton pools     A … Continue reading

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Friday 13th July 2018

Guscar Rocks     This evening two adult Shelducks with four juveniles, four Grey Herons, five Oystercatchers, a Lapwing with a large chick, two Whimbrels, 380+ Curlews, two Black-tailed Godwits, a Dunlin, two Common Sandpipers, two Redshanks and a Yellow Wagtail. … Continue reading

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Thursday 12th July 2018

Frampton pools     This morning a GREAT WHITE EGRET, a Common Sandpiper, an Oystercatcher, a Yellow-legged Gull, a Tawny Owl and a Treecreeper with young. (Nick Goatman). WWT Slimbridge     A juvenile Cuckoo still being fed by a pair of Reed … Continue reading

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