Monthly Archives: December 2018

Monday 31st December 2018

Ashleworth Ham     The YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER in Meerend Thicket either behind the hide or in the trees either side of the hide again this morning. It can be elusive, is almost always solitary and only calls very infrequently. (per Rare … Continue reading

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Sunday 30th December 2018

Gloucester     Up to 11 WAXWINGS on the crest of the Wheatway with the junction of the Ash Path near Morrisons, Abbeydale for most of the day. Also seen in nearby roads Drivemoor and Kinmoor. Please respect the residents privacy … Continue reading

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Saturday 29th December 2018

Ashleworth Ham     The YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER in Meerend Thicket either behind the hide or in the trees to the right of the hide (if you are facing it) until 3:30pm at least today. It can be elusive, is almost always … Continue reading

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Friday 28th December 2018

Ashleworth Ham     A YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER behind Meerend Thicket hide at 12:45pm today. (Jeremy Squire). Pic by Jeremy. Coombe Hill Meadows     The Greenland White-fronted Goose (with radio transmitter) still today on the floods. (Jeremy Squire). Bibury    At least … Continue reading

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Thursday 27th December 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     The GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still on Pit 126 (next to Pit 125 Bowmoor Sailing Lake) today but elusive. (John & Kevin Widgery). Coombe Hill Meadows     The Greenland White-fronted Goose (with radio transmitter) in front … Continue reading

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Wednesday 26th December 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     The GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still on Pit 125 Bowmoor Sailing Lake today moving to adjacent Pit 126 at 11am. (Duncan Dine). Frampton pools     The Siberian Chiffchaff by the Sailing Club also a Chiffchaff. Around … Continue reading

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Tuesday 25th December 2018

Walmore Common     Six adult Whooper Swans today, no doubt the birds seen previously in the Highnam area. (Andy Jayne). Forest of Dean     At Blaize Bailey birds seen from the house this afternoon in the hedgerow of the field … Continue reading

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Monday 24th December 2018

Coombe Hill Meadows     Early morning nine Mute Swans, 1400 Wigeon, 300 Teal, 44 Pintails, 35 Shovelers, 400 Lapwings, 150 Mallards, several Snipe heard and a Dunlin. (Ian Ralphs). WWT Slimbridge     A first winter male Goldeneye on South Lake … Continue reading

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Sunday 23rd December 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     The GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still on Pit 125 Bowmoor Sailing Lake today. (Mark Hobson/Paul Masters). Pic by Mark. Walmore Common     Four adult Whooper Swans, a JACK SNIPE and a Hawfinch today. (Andy Jayne). Damery  … Continue reading

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Saturday 22nd December 2018

Cotswold Water Park East     A GREAT NORTHERN DIVER ON Pit 125 at 9:40am. (Graham Lawlor). An adult female SCAUP on Pit 132 today. (Steve Davies). Cirencester     At Hailey Wood, Cirencester Park. feeding under beech trees at the Saw … Continue reading

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