Monthly Archives: September 2018

Sunday 23rd September 2018

Priding     A juvenile GREY PHALAROPE on the River Severn at 3:15pm but distant. (John Sanders). Pic by John. Frampton     A NIGHTJAR flushed from the garden today at 11am. Two CATTLE EGRETS from Splatt Bridge. (Gordon Hodgson). Saul Warth  … Continue reading

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Saturday 22nd September 2018

WWT Slimbridge     Five SPOONBILLS flew over the Rushy towards the river at 8:30am, then flew into the grounds and spent much of the day on the Rushy or South Lake. Also three Spotted Redshanks on South Lake. (Paul Masters). … Continue reading

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Friday 21st September 2018

Frampton pools     Four CATTLE EGRETS, seven Little Egrets, a Yellow-legged Gull, five Green Sandpipers, 108 Teal, 25 Shovelers, a Pintail, a Kingfisher and ten Swallows. (Nick Goatman). Nailsworth     4600+ House Martins, but only 30+ Swallows flew S between … Continue reading

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Thursday 20th September 2018

Frampton     At the Sailing Lake from 4:30pm a juvenile GREY PHALAROPE in the corner by the bungalow. At 6:30pm five CATTLE EGRETS flew through. Also a Hobby, a Common Sandpiper, a Little Egret, seven female Pintails and two Grass … Continue reading

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Wednesday 19th September 2018

Sharpness     The BLACK REDSTART still at the docks early this morning. (Lee Gardiner). Nailsworth     In two short counts this morning, 1115+ House Martins and 680+ Swallows, and a Hobby flew S. A further 1400+ House Martins and 40+ Swallows … Continue reading

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Tuesday 18th September 2018

Frampton     Five CATTLE EGRETS, seven Little Egret, seven Grey Herons, a Hobby, a Yellow-legged Gull, five Green Sandpipers, two Pintails, two Tufted Ducks, five Shovelers, 23 Teal, 12 Chiffchaffs, two Blackcaps, 12 Swallows, 13 Lapwings and a Tawny Owl today. … Continue reading

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Monday 17th September 2018

WWT Slimbridge     An OSPREY over the car park field at 12:58pm. (Nigel Jarrett). A Bar-tailed Godwit, three Spotted Redshanks, 15 Ruff and a few Yellow Wagtails from Zeiss hide and 11 GCRP Common Cranes on the Dumbles. (James Robinson). Frampton    … Continue reading

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