Monthly Archives: July 2018

Wednesday 11th July 2018

Fairford     A juvenile Peregrine over Cinder Lane today. (Paul Tubb). WWT Slimbridge     Three Little Ringed Plovers on South Lake today. (Sam Walker). Cotswold Water Park East     On Pit 126 two summer-plumaged Black-tailed Godwits on the sandbank and a … Continue reading

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Tuesday 10th July 2018

Leighterton      In the area early morning two QUAIL and at least three Corn Buntings. (Paul Rich). Frampton     Three GREAT WHITE EGRETS at Court Lake early morning. (Nick Goatman). A Hummingbird Hawkmoth behind the Bell this morning. (Paul Sutton). At … Continue reading

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Monday 9th July 2018

Walmore Common     This evening a Grasshopper Warbler reeling from 9:50pm for 10 minutes only. Also a Hobby catching insects at dusk, 60 Lapwings and 18 Mistle Thrushes. (Andy Jayne). WWT Slimbridge     The juvenile Cuckoo still being fed by … Continue reading

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Sunday 8th July 2018

Coombe Hill Meadows     A female Gadwall with six tiny chicks, probably a first breeding record for the site, nine Teal, three adult Little Ringed Plovers, 110+ Lapwings, a Redshank with three full-grown chicks and a Green Sandpiper. (Mike Smart). … Continue reading

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Saturday 7th July 2018

Dymock     Two Common Cranes dropped in at Brooms Green near Dymock at 5:30am but were disturbed by a cow and left southwards. (Charles Martell). WWT Slimbridge     A SPOONBILL flew around the reserve mid-morning and landed on the estuary. … Continue reading

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Friday 6th July 2018

Berkeley shore     Eight COMMON SCOTERS off OF Severn House Farm at 12:45PM though distant. Also two juvenile Yellow Wagtails. (Paul Taylor).

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Thursday 5th July 2018

WWT Slimbridge     An OSPREY flew N upriver at 10am. A juvenile Cuckoo still being fed by a pair of Reed Warblers near Willow hide in the canopy above the path. (Slimbridge Sightings). Upper Swell     A male Grey Wagtail carrying … Continue reading

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Wednesday 4th July 2018

Highnam Woods     No sign of the Grasshopper Warbler between 5:30am and noon, but two Spotted Flycatchers and two Marsh Tits. (Martin Greenish/Les Ditchburn/MK). Pic by Mike. Prestbury     A Ring-necked Parakeet flew over at 7:19am. It has been present a … Continue reading

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Tuesday 3rd July 2018

Highnam Woods     Early morning a GRASSHOPPER WARBLER reeling and showing well. Also two Spotted Flycatchers, a Marsh Tit, a Blackcap, a Song Thrush and a Chiffchaff. (Chris Downward). WWT Slimbridge     Two Little Ringed Plovers on South Lake at … Continue reading

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Monday 2nd July 2018

Frampton     Around the pools early morning a Hobby, four Yellow Wagtails, 10+ Swifts, 20+ Swallows, a Lesser Whitethroat,16 Whitethroats, 19 Blackcaps, 15 Chiffchaffs, six Common Terns and three Oystercatchers. In the evening on Court Lake two GREAT WHITE EGRETS, two Little … Continue reading

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