Monthly Archives: April 2019

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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Sunday 14th April 2019

Cleeve Hill     Seven RING OUZELS (6m, 1f) below the heather enclosure at SO9945325560 at 8:10am. (Mark Hobson). Still present his evening frequenting the middle burn site of three on the slope opposite the heather enclosure. Also a Red Kite … Continue reading

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Saturday 13th April 2019

WWT Slimbridge     An ARCTIC TERN on the Rushy at 10am. (Dave Paynter). Frampton pools     The DARK-BELLIED BRENT GOOSE still on Court field this morning. Also two Cattle Egret and eight Little Egrets, four Oystercatchers, a Common Sandpiper, two … Continue reading

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Friday 12th April 2019

Cotswold Water Park East     At Pit 104 a female SMEW amongst eight Goldeneyes, plenty of Sand Martins, Blackcaps, Chiffchaff and Willow Warblers. (Mick & Jo Jones). Cleeve Hill     At 4:30pm male and female RING OUZELS feeding on a scrape … Continue reading

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Thursday 11th April 2019

Frampton     The DARK-BELLIED BRENT GOOSE still on Court field this morning, a Cattle Egret on the island, four Willow Warblers singing and two Oystercatchers. (Nick Goatman). At Splatt Bridge tonight, ten Redshanks, two Green Sandpipers flew N and a … Continue reading

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Wednesday 10th April 2019

Westbury-on-Severn     An adult GLAUCOUS GULL at Pimlico Sand this morning at 10am. It was chased off by a Great Black-backed Gull and flew away towards Arlingham church. (John Phillips). No sign from Arlingham Passage at 4pm. Wotton-Under-Edge     An … Continue reading

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