Monthly Archives: April 2019

Sunday 21st April 2019

Eastleach Martin   This afternoon in the fields N of Eastleach Martin, (SP206076 to the W of the county boundary, just in Gloucestershire ) a male RING OUZEL, a Wheatear and a Whitethroat. (Martine & Pete Fenn). Cleeve Hill     This … Continue reading

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Saturday 20th April 2019

Brockworth     At 6:30 this evening two HOBBIES catching insects on the wing then headed off E toward Witcombe reservoirs. (John Miles). Cleeve Hill     At 10am seven RING OUZELS. Also four Wheatears, 3+ Yellowhammers, a Golden Plover, two Whitethroats, a Raven and … Continue reading

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Friday 19th April 2019

Frampton     A LONG-EARED OWL roosting at the pools this morning, but no further sign despite an extensive search. Also today seven Whitethroats, five Reed Warblers, two Sedge Warblers, two Yellow Wagtails, a Whimbrel, 29 Chiffchaffs, 38 Blackcaps, two Willow Warblers, … Continue reading

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Thursday 18th April 2019

Ashleworth Ham     This afternoon two WOOD SANDPIPERS from Meerend Thicket hide. One remained until 6:45pm at least. Also four Little Ringed Plovers, two Green Sandpipers and two Little Egrets. (Ian Hull). Pics by Mike. first pic Wood and Green … Continue reading

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Wednesday 17th April 2019

Cleeve Hill     Today ten RING OUZELS (8m, 2f), but no sign of the probable alpestris bird. Also two Red Kites, 5+ Willow Warblers and 8+ Wheatears. ((Mark Dowie/David Stone). Early morning four RING OUZELS (3m, 1f) still on the … Continue reading

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Tuesday 16th April 2019

Netheridge Farm     A LESSER WHITETHROAT at Barn Owl Centre this morning. (Mark Hobson). Cotswold Water Park West     A LESSER WHITETHROAT and a GARDEN WARBLER in the Pits 43/65/36/37 area this morning. (Roger Gillespie). A female CUCKOO calling this … Continue reading

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Monday 15th April 2019

Cleeve Hill     6+ RING OUZELS on the scrub opposite the heather enclosure still today. One apparently of the Alpine race alpestris, a very striking scaly bird. (Chris Snook/Merv Carlyon/Jon Mercer). 1st pic by Chris, 2nd by Merv. Coombe Hill … Continue reading

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