Monthly Archives: October 2018

Thursday 11th October 2018

WWT Slimbridge     A JACK SNIPE from Martin Smith hide.  Also two Black-tailed Godwits, six Redshanks and c40 Lapwings from Robbie Garnett. From Holden Tower, a Peregrine, a female Sparrowhawk, six Little Egrets, c80 Curlews and a Green Sandpiper. From Zeiss hide, 40+ … Continue reading

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Wednesday 10th October 2018

Purton     Between the Berkeley Arms and the Purton Hulks a male BLACK REDSTART, two Meadow Pipits and a Kestrel this afternoon. (Colin Brown). A Stonechat and a Rock Pipit this evening. (Francis Steuck). Cotswold Water Park West     At Shorncote … Continue reading

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Tuesday 9th October 2018

Hucclecote     A Brambling at garden feeders today. (Terry Fenton). Pic by Terry. Cotswold Water Park East     A juvenile Little Ringed Plover at Pit 126 this morning. (Duncan Dine). Pic by Duncan. Frampton     Two GREAT WHITE EGRETS and … Continue reading

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Monday 8th October 2018

Forest of Dean     60+ Redwings over, a mixed flock of Siskins and Lesser Redpolls, four Stonechats and 16 Linnets at Crabtree Hill this morning. No sign of the Yellow-browed Warbler. (Martin Greenish). Frampton     At Court Lake four CATTLE … Continue reading

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Sunday 7th October 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     Three GREAT WHITE EGRETS early morning on Pits 119/119a, then flew off at 8:15am. Also five Little Egrets, a Green Sandpiper and a Kingfisher. (Jon Mercer). Pic by Jon. Frampton     Around the pools today … Continue reading

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Saturday 6th October 2018

WWT Slimbridge     This morning three Marsh Harriers, three Spotted Redshanks, a Green Sandpiper, a Peregrine and a Chiffchaff. (Jonathan Angliss). Cotswold Water Park East     A Grey Plover at Pit 132 this afternoon, also a Greenshank and a Ringed Plover. … Continue reading

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Friday 5th October 2018

Forest of Dean A YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER ringed at Crabtree Hill this morning, possibly two birds there. (Robin Husbands). South Cerney     A BITTERN in flight over the Ashton road between Cirencester and South Cerney this evening at 6:10pm heading in … Continue reading

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Thursday 4th October 2018

Sharpness     The BLACK REDSTART still at the end of Dock Road this morning. (Andy Jordan). Berkeley Pill     A Greenshank still this morning. (Andy Jordan). Cotswold Water Park East     Three GREAT WHITE EGRETS and ten Little Egrets on … Continue reading

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Wednesday 3rd October 2018

WWT Slimbridge     A Blue-headed Wagtail briefly on Rushy at 5:45pm. (Rich Hearn). A BITTERN seen three times between 1-1:30pm from Zeiss hide looking SW towards the Kingfisher hide. (Phil Pope). At Mid Point a MERLIN flushed from the pill and flew up … Continue reading

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Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Sharpness     The BLACK REDSTART still at the end of Dock Road this morning. (Andy Jordan). Frampton pools     This morning on Court Lake a GREAT WHITE EGRET, a Little Egret, two Grey Herons, a Green Sandpiper, 25+ Gadwalls and … Continue reading

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