Monthly Archives: August 2018

Friday 24th August 2018

WWT Slimbridge     A Greenshank this morning, first on the Rushy and then later from Robbie Garnett hide, also a Green Sandpiper and a juvenile Little Ringed Plover here. The Wood Sandpiper also reported first thing on the Rushy, also there … Continue reading

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Thursday 23rd August 2018

WWT Slimbridge     An OSPREY flew S over the Tack Piece at 9:10am. (Richard Hearn). The Wood Sandpiper still on the Tack Piece later South Lake, two juvenile Little Ringed Plovers on the Rushy and two Garganeys from Zeiss hide. (Slimbridge Sightings). Five … Continue reading

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Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Arlingham     On the river bank by the two pylons a Whinchat, a Wheatear, a Yellow Wagtail, two Little Egrets and a Kestrel. (Keith and Lyn Perkins). Leckhampton Hill     A Spotted Flycatcher this evening. (Greg Mabbett). WWT Slimbridge     The Wood Sandpiper … Continue reading

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Tuesday 21st August 2018

Frampton     This evening a Green Sandpiper, a Common Sandpiper, an Egyptian Goose, ten Yellow Wagtails, a Willow Warbler, two Spotted Flycatchers and 30+ Chiffchaffs. (Gordon Hodgson). A Hummingbird Hawk Moth in the garden today. (Gordon Kirk). Pic by GK. Painswick  … Continue reading

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Monday 20th August 2018

Cotswold Water Park West     At Shorncote Reedbed birds today included a GREAT WHITE EGRET on Pit 85a, a Marsh Harrier flew towards Pit 84, two Kestrels, two Buzzards, 17 Gadwalls, two Tufted Ducks, three Water Rails heard, a Little Grebe heard, a Green Sandpiper, 35 Lapwings, … Continue reading

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Sunday 19th August 2018

Cotswold Water Park West     A  juvenile Black Tern on Pit 57 this evening. (Steve Davies). Coombe Hill Meadows     18 Yellow Wagtails and two Green Sandpipers on the Long Pool late afternoon. (Ian Ralphs). WWT Slimbridge     Eight Garganeys … Continue reading

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Saturday 18th August 2018

Walmore Common     This morning a Little Egret, a Sparrowhawk, a Kestrel, a juvenile Peregrine, a Sand Martin, 40 House Martins, three Lesser Whitethroats, four Reed Warblers, two Spotted Flycatchers, four Redstarts, two Whinchats and 18 Yellow Wagtails. (Andy Jayne). … Continue reading

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