Monthly Archives: November 2018

Tuesday 20th November 2018

Frampton     Mid-morning a female MERLIN flew low across the brassica field SE of the Sailing Lake. On the Sailing Lake the Red Crested Pochard pair, the Goldeneye pair, the Yellow-legged Gull and a female RED-BREASTED MERGANSER still. (Gordon Kirk). … Continue reading

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Monday 19th November 2018

WWT Slimbridge    At least one JACK SNIPE on the right hand (East) island from Martin Smith hide today. (Richard Tyler). Pic by Richard Tyler. Frampton    A MERLIN chasing a Skylark over Marsh Lane at 9:48am. Also a pair … Continue reading

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Sunday 18th November 2018

Frampton pools     The WOODLARK still with 20+Skylarks along Marsh Lane S of the Sailing Lake and around the pools two CATTLE EGRETS, a Great White Egret, 15 Little Egrets, a pair of Goldeneyes, a pair of Red Crested Pochards, … Continue reading

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Saturday 17th November 2018

Twyning     At midday at Upham Meadow a Greenland White-fronted Goose (fitted with a radio transmitter) with 128 Canada Geese and six Greylags at the southern end opposite the caravan park. The bird roosted across the river in Worcestershire. (Mike … Continue reading

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Friday 16th November 2019

Frampton     A RED-BREASTED MERGANSER on the Sailing Lake today until 11am at least. (Martin McGill). Cotswold Water Park East     The adult GREAT NORTHERN DIVER moulting into winter plumage still on Pit 125 today. (Jon Mercer). WWT Slimbridge    … Continue reading

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Thursday 15th November 2018

Cam Green     A YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER heard calling from the oak tree behind the workshop at the top of the lane but not seen. (Neil Smart). Forest of Dean    150+ Bramblings feeding on beech mast along the ridge between … Continue reading

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Wednesday 14th November 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     The adult GREAT NORTHERN DIVER moulting into winter plumage still on Pit 125 today. (Bob Webb). Cotswold Water Park West     At Pit 41 a Great White Egret, a Kingfisher, 13 Goldeneye and ten Goosanders. … Continue reading

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Tuesday 13th November 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     The adult GREAT NORTHERN DIVER moulting into winter plumage still on Pit 125 today. (Duncan Dine/Jon Mercer/Tony Perry). Pic by Duncan. Saul    A CATTLE EGRET in the fields past Cadbury Bridge along the road … Continue reading

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Monday 12th November 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     The adult GREAT NORTHERN DIVER moulting into winter plumage still on Pit 125 today. Also a Red Kite over. (Nigel Pleass). Pic by Nigel. WWT Slimbridge    Early afternoon from the Zeiss hide a BITTERN … Continue reading

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Sunday 11th November 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     The adult GREAT NORTHERN DIVER moulting into winter plumage still on Pit 125 at 1:30pm today. (Roy Shilham). Tresham     In the Tresham area early morning a juvenile Peregrine flushed a SHORT-EARED OWL which was … Continue reading

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