Monthly Archives: October 2018

Wednesday 31st October 2018

North Cotswolds     A juvenile HEN HARRIER briefly mid afternoon, but no further sign. (Mark & Ruth Hughes, Mark&RuthPics). Pic by Ruth. Cleeve Hill     A juvenile HEN HARRIER S of, and over Cleeve Hill trig point at 1:30pm. It was trying … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Tuesday 30th October 2018

Forest of Dean     A male HEN HARRIER at Crabtree Hill at 9:21am but no further sign by late morning. (Frank Williams). Cotswold Water Park West     On Pit 41 nine Goosanders and six Goldeneyes, on Pit 58, 31 Red … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Monday 29th October 2018

Ozleworth     In the first field going S along the minor road from the junction of the A4135/B4058, 260 Golden Plovers and 24 Lapwings. (Vic Polley). Kingscote     Along a minor road going S from the A4135, a Brambling amongst … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Sunday 28th October 2018

Westonbirt     A flock of 15 Crossbills showing well in the sun at the top of the pine trees at 10-10:30 this morning. (Burt Gorman). Stinchcombe Hill      20+ Bramblings with Chaffinches on beech mast around the golf club … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Saturday 27th October 2018

Forest of Dean     A Yellow-browed Warbler reported behind Campbell hide, Nagshead at 11:55am. Any further info please contact Rich Baatsen or me. (per Birdguides). Coombe Hill Meadows     60 Teal, ten Wigeon, 40 Fieldfares, 20 Redwings and a very late Hobby … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Friday 26th October 2018

Cleeve Hill     Five RING OUZELS feeding on berries above the Washpool this morning. (Dave Pearce). Also a flock of seven Corn Buntings in a tree at the head of the Washpool Valley. At least ten Bramblings with 40+ Chaffinches … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized

Thursday 25th October 2018

Stroud     At Fromebanks N.R. a Dipper, two Grey Wagtails and a Buzzard being chased by a Great Spotted Woodpecker. (Richard Williams). Netheridge Farm     Four Green Sandpipers flew S over the Barn Owl Centre before 8am. (Mark Hobson). Whitminster  … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized