Monthly Archives: March 2019

Thursday 21st March 2019

Berkeley shore     26+ Turnstones seen just outside the Glos boundary downstream but 11 flew upstream into Glos. Also three Snipe, eight Oystercatchers, a Little Egret, five Curlews, 12 Shelducks, four Greylags, three Grey Herons, two Little Grebes, three Goldcrests, a male Blackcap, five Chiffchaffs, five Skylarks, two Meadow Pipits, a female Stonechat, four Reed … Continue reading

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Wednesday 20th March 2019

Newnham-on-Severn    An adult MEDITERRANEAN GULL in summer plumage on the sand banks at 2pm today. (Ian Draycott). Selsley Common     This morning a Wheatear, two Ravens, seven Linnets, a Chiffchaff and at least nine singing Skylarks. (Hugh Manistre). Leckhampton Hill  … Continue reading

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Tuesday 19th March 2019

Walton Cardiff     A WHEATEAR flew over the road and over a hedge early morning. (Andy Lodge). Berkeley shore     A male WHEATEAR on the shore today. (Paul Taylor). Saul Warth     A male WHEATEAR on the rocks to the … Continue reading

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Monday 18th March 2019

Frampton     A Short-eared Owl hunting the shore this afternoon, viewed from Splatt Bridge. (Roy Widgery). Cleeve Hill     A Short-eared Owl at 5:30pm today. (Duncan Dine). Pic by Duncan. Lower Slaughter     A Barn Owl hunting late afternoon. (Richard … Continue reading

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Sunday 17th March 2019

Gloucester     The YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER at Alney Island again today, around the leafless trees near the Lock House at SO823183. (Mark Hobson). Pic by Mark. Cotswold Water Park West     The YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER still briefly at 9:30am by the stream junction … Continue reading

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Saturday 16th March 2019

WWT Slimbridge     A GREAT SKUA ranging about the Severn off the New Grounds this morning, two flocks of KITTIWAKES c37 and c30 through N. (Martin McGill). The GREAT SKUA was sat on the river off of Awre viewed from … Continue reading

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Friday 15th March 2019

Cotswold Water Park West     At Shorncote Reedbed this morning a Little Grebe, five Great Crested Grebes, a Great White Egret, a Little Egret, three Shovelers (2m, 1f), 25+ Teal, 35+ Wigeon, 14 Tufted Ducks, a Red Kite, two Buzzards, … Continue reading

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Thursday 14th March 2019

Cotswold Water Park West     The YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER still at Pit 44 at 4:45pm. Also two Chiffchaffs. (Roger Gillespie). WWT Slimbridge     A Marsh Harrier briefly from Zeiss hide at 4:40pm. Also two Water Rails from Willow hide. (John Fletcher). … Continue reading

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Wednesday 13th March 2019

Forest of Dean     A TREE SPARROW on garden feeders at Soudley today. (Vince Johns). Two Goshawks displaying over the Longhope valley today. (Chris Keeling). Leckhampton Hill     122 Golden Plovers on a stony field and c50 Fieldfares over. (Tom Mabbett). … Continue reading

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Tuesday 12th March 2019

Gloucester     A YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER at Alney Island mid-afternoon today. Presumably the same bird that was seen 2 months ago on 12th January, it was quite easy to follow as it moved around the leafless trees near the Lock House … Continue reading

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