Monthly Archives: March 2019

Sunday 31st March 2019

Saul     An OSPREY hovering over Gardiners Pool at 4:50pm but chased off by corvids and gulls. Not relocated at Frampton this evening. (Roberta Goodall). WWT Slimbridge     An OSPREY N over South Lake this afternoon. (Neil Smart). Five Knot … Continue reading

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Saturday 30th March 2019

Forest of Dean     An OSPREY from New Fancy View late morning. (Kim Milsom). Rodborough Common    A HOUSE MARTIN N over the Common at 5pm. (Rich Hearn). Cleeve Hill     The BLACK REDSTART singing just next to the car … Continue reading

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Friday 29th March 2019

Newnham-on Severn     The adult RING-BILLED GULL again from the White Hart Inn car park on a sandbank with Common Gulls at 3:20pm. (Trevor Fletcher). It arrived off of the car park downstream at 4:18pm with 40 Common Gulls. (Les … Continue reading

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Thursday 28th March 2019

Newnham-on-Severn     The adult RING-BILLED GULL again this afternoon on the sands on the River Severn at low tide at SO 69443 11902 near the car park from 4:45pm until 5:20pm when it flew downriver with 30 Common Gulls when … Continue reading

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Wednesday 27th March 2019

Newnham-on-Severn     The adult RING-BILLED GULL again this afternoon on the sands on the River Severn at low tide at SO 69512 12251 near the car park. (John Phillips et al). Forest of Dean     A singing TREE PIPIT at … Continue reading

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Tuesday 26th March 2019

Newnham-on-Severn     An adult RING-BILLED GULL this afternoon on the sands on the River Severn at low tide at SO 69512 12251 near the car park. (John & Viv Phillips/Lewis Thomson). Pic by Lewis. Symonds Yat     A White Stork … Continue reading

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Monday 25th March 2019

WWT Slimbridge     A WHITE STORK flew over the Rushy at 2pm and continued towards Splatt Bridge at Frampton where it seemed to land the other side of the river at 2:40pm. (Kane Brides/Sam Walker/James Robinson/Louise Bailey). Also today the … Continue reading

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Sunday 24th March 2019

Coombe Hill Meadows      At least eight GARGANEYS today, also a Ruff, three Black-tailed Godwits, two Oystercatchers, an Egyptian Goose and a Sand Martin. (Andy Lodge/Ian Hull/Tom Mabbett/Edward Betteridge/Richard Tyler). Pics by Richard. Ashleworth Ham     A pair of … Continue reading

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Saturday 23rd March 2019

Frampton     Three GARGANEYS (2m, 1f) on the northernmost of Splatt flashes just S of Saul Warth viewed from the canal towpath until 9:45am at least. (Gordon Hodgson/MK). WWT Slimbridge     Two male GARGANEYS on Holden scrape and three Red … Continue reading

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Friday 22nd March 2019

WWT Slimbridge     A GREAT SKUA on the river off of the Dumbles this afternoon. (Roberta Goodall). Almost certainly this bird was drifting upstream on the tide past Beachley at 7:40m. (Frank Williams). Three GARGANEYS (2m, 1f) on South Lake … Continue reading

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