Monthly Archives: October 2018

Wednesday 24th October 2018

Forest of Dean     A juvenile GANNET circled low over Pope’s Hill and then flew off towards the W at 4:30pm today. (John & Viv Phillips). WWT Slimbridge     A BITTERN flew past the Zeiss hide into the reed bed to … Continue reading

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Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Broadwater Bottom     A ringtail HEN HARRIER this afternoon at 3:30pm at SP136175 drifting W over the Fosse Way. (Richard Tyler). Frampton pools     A female SCAUP, a GREAT WHITE EGRET, a Yellow-legged Gull, a Green Sandpiper, two Pintails, 42 … Continue reading

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Monday 22nd October 2018

Berkeley     Three Jack Snipe at the Pill this morning, also six Snipe, a Greenshank still, three Stonechats (2 males) and two Ravens. (Paul Taylor). WWT Slimbridge     A SHORT-EARED OWL hunting the Dumbles viewed from Zeiss hide. (Ian Hull). … Continue reading

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Sunday 21st October 2018

Gloucester     A pair of Ring-necked Parakeets on the Sunflowers in the garden at 4pm today. (Mark Easterbrook). Pic by Mark. Quedgeley      A Raven in the garden of The Haywain pub next to Tesco at 12:45pm. (MK). Phonepic by … Continue reading

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Saturday 20th October 2018

Forest of Dean     A DUNLIN on the first scrape behind Woorgreens Lake today, probably the first Forest record. (Gavin Black). Frampton     At Court Lake later a GREAT WHITE EGRET, a Little Egret, four Grey Herons, 100+ Coots, three Great Crested Grebes, two Little Grebes, … Continue reading

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Friday 19th October 2018

Cam     A YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER with a mobile tit flock at Cam Long Down, only calling briefly and elusive. Also a Stonechat, a Marsh Tit, a Great Spotted Woodpecker and Skylarks and Meadow Pipits moving S. (Neil Smart). Tresham     This … Continue reading

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Thursday 18th October 2018

Woodchester     A Stonechat in the top field at Woodchester Park. (Keith & Lyn Perkins). Cleeve Hill     100+Fieldfare and 100+ Redwings this morning. (Martin Greenish). Highnam     A Ring-necked Parakeet over A40 just S of Gloucester at the Higham junction then … Continue reading

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