Monthly Archives: August 2018

Tuesday 14th August 2018

Frampton pools     A Yellow-legged Gull, three Common Terns, two Ravens, a Reed Warbler still with young and Chiffchaff and Willow Warbler singing. (Nick Goatman). WWT Slimbridge     A smart juvenile Marsh Harrier seen from Holden Tower today. (Martin McGill).  On … Continue reading

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Monday 13th August 2018

Frampton     34 Black-tailed Godwits, a Whimbrel and a juvenile Whinchat from Splatt Bridge this evening. (Gordon Hodgson). Eastington     20+ Swifts and a Hobby over today. (Nick Goatman). WWT Slimbridge     The Short-eared Owl hunting over the Dumbles this … Continue reading

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Sunday 12th August 2018

Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning a female Gadwall with five nearly full-grown juveniles on the canal, 15 Teal, two Shovelers, six Grey Herons, 12 Green Sandpipers, two juvenile Redshanks, seven Snipe, 120 Swallows, two Lesser Whitethroats, three Whitethroats, two … Continue reading

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Saturday 11th August 2018

Saul Warth     This afternoon 107 Curlews, five Black-tailed Godwits, two adult  Yellow-legged Gulls, six Common Terns (3 juvs) and a Willow Warbler. (Gordon Hodgson). WWT Slimbridge     A Short-eared Owl hunting over Dumbles this morning viewed from Holden Tower. (Slimbridge … Continue reading

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Friday 10th August 2018

WWT Slimbridge     The Wood Sandpiper from Robbie Garnett hide again today. (Slimbridge Sightings). Stroud     A Dipper, a female Mandarin and five Chiffchaffs all near the viaduct at Frome Banks N.R. (Richard Williams). Ashleworth Ham     Early afternoon five Little Egrets, … Continue reading

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Thursday 9th August 2018

Frampton     Early morning on the Sailing Lake a LITTLE GULL, a Yellow-legged Gull, four Common Terns (1 juv), 4+ juvenile Reed Warblers, 20+ House Martins, 10+ Sand Martins and two Green Sandpipers. This evening a Greenshank, four Green Sandpipers, 18 … Continue reading

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Wednesday 8th August 2018

Lower Kilcott     A Redstart in the bushes in the field above Lower Kilcott Farm fishing lake, also 40 House Martins. (Vic Polley). Cleeve Hill     Two Wheatears this morning. Also a juvenile Cuckoo. (Martin Greenish). Forest of Dean    … Continue reading

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