Monthly Archives: March 2019

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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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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