Monthly Archives: August 2018

Friday 31st August 2018

Cleeve Hill     A WRYNECK perched briefly this morning at 8:30am just below the heather enclosure but not relocated. (Greg Mabbett). Also four Spotted Flycatchers, four Redstarts, four Yellow Wagtails, three Tree Pipits, two Whinchats and a Lesser Whitethroat. (Greg & … Continue reading

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Thursday 30th August 2018

WWT Slimbridge     A SPOONBILL this morning near the spartina island on the river. (John Budd). A Whinchat and a family of Reed Buntings at Mid Point. (Phil Pope). The Spotted Redshank again from Robbie Garnett hide. (John Grearson). Cotswold Water … Continue reading

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Wednesday 29th August 2018

Frampton     At the Sailing Lake this morning the Yellow-legged Gull, a Mute Swan with eight well grown cygnets, a Cormorant, a Little Egret over, a Grey Heron, a Common Tern, a Buzzard and a singing Chiffchaff. (Andy & Sue … Continue reading

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Tuesday 28th August 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     At Pit 132 five Little Egrets, four Little Ringed Plovers, a Peregrine, two Hobbies, two Red Kites and a juvenile Green Woodpecker. (Jon Mercer). Saul Warth     Four Swallows at Saul Lodge, six more in … Continue reading

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Monday 27th August 2018

Stinchcombe     Three Swifts over the golf course this evening. (Katharine Goatman). Coombe Hill Meadows     This afternoon two Yellow Wagtails, a Whinchat, a Little Owl calling and three Green Sandpipers. (Les Ditchburn). Ashleworth Ham     This afternoon birds included four Little … Continue reading

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Sunday 26th August 2018

Nailsworth     An adult LITTLE GULL flew N along Nailsworth valley at 8:16am and presumably the same bird then flew S at 8:24am. (Terry Grant). Purton     Between 7:30-9:30am a juvenile Arctic Tern, 12 Common Terns, 11 Ringed Plovers, a … Continue reading

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Saturday 25th August 2018

Nailsworth     An OSPREY flying over W at 12:40pm. (Terry Grant). Purton     A SANDWICH TERN flew downriver at 7:40am. Also a Whinchat, a Wheatear, four Common Sandpipers, two Dunlins, two Ringed Plovers and a Common Seal along the  river. A … Continue reading

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