Monthly Archives: September 2018

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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Sunday 16th September 2018

WWT Slimbridge     A CATTLE EGRET on the Top New Piece from Zeiss hide with the Old English Longhorn cattle. (Slimbridge Sightings). Stinchcombe Hill     Still plenty of Chiffchaffs this afternoon, a Hobby and 20+House Martins the only other migrants … Continue reading

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Saturday 15th September 2018

Sharpness     A Garden Warbler, a Reed Warbler and a Redstart this morning. (Andy Jordan). Cleeve Hill     Two Golden Plovers, three Stonechats, a Whinchat, three Wheatears and a Grey Wagtail over. (Tom & Greg Mabbett).

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Friday 14th September 2018

WWT Slimbridge     A BITTERN, a Red Kite and a Yellow Wagtail from Zeiss hide today. (Dan Hill). Gloucester    Two House Martin nests still with young in at Gloucester Quays. (Geoff Fawcett).

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Thursday 13th September 2018

Aylburton Warth     On the morning high tide 100 Canada Geese flying downstream, three Teal, five Grey Herons, a Kestrel, a Peregrine, 324 Curlews flew down towards Guscar Rocks, six Redshanks, a Greenshank, ten Swallows, three House Martins, three Yellow … Continue reading

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Wednesday 12th September 2018

Birdlip     A Woodpigeon flew out of the woods across the Cranham Road at 2:10pm with a Goshawk in hot pursuit. (Michael Cook). Brockworth     Two late Swifts high over junction 11A of the M5 at 6:12pm. (Michael Cook). The … Continue reading

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Tuesday 11th September 2018

Awre     A QUAIL flushed at Brims Pill this morning at 9am. (Andy Jayne). Minsterworth Ham     Five Whinchats this morning. (Andy Jayne). Cotswold Water Park East     Today on Bowmoor Sailing Lake (Pit 125) SU17990999666 both the BLACK TERN, … Continue reading

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