Monthly Archives: May 2019

Friday 31st May 2019

Forest of Dean     At Nagshead a Goshawk, a LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER and two Wild Boar sows with four boarlets. (Andy Brazil). At Crabtree Hill early evening today a Hobby circling high before flying off W. (Terry Stevenson). 12 Swifts … Continue reading

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Thursday 30th May 2019

Forest of Dean    A Red Kite over Morse Road, near Nailbridge flying towards Cinderford. (Greg Jones). At Nagshead today a male Redstart, a Grey Wagtail, a Mandarin family and a Treecreeper at the Lower hide. Also male and female Pied … Continue reading

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Wednesday 29th May 2019

Frampton     On the Sailing Lake this morning a Great White Egret, a Yellow-legged Gull, four Common Terns, two Oystercatchers, two Shelducks, four Reed Warblers, a Whitethroat and 16 Swifts. (Nick Goatman). WWT Slimbridge     The SPOONBILL from Zeiss hide … Continue reading

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Tuesday 28th May 2019

Symonds Yat     From Yat Rock viewpoint today the resident Peregrine pair and another Peregrine pair a short distance to the W of the viewpoint, Buzzards, Ravens, a pair of Kingfishers, House Martins, Swifts, Swallows, a male Blackcap, a Jay, … Continue reading

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Monday 27th May 2019

Forest of Dean     At Parkend a Dipper on the stream behind the Fountain Inn. A Dipper with colour rings at Cannop Stoneworks, on the pool by the power generator hut. (Derek Hale). Pic by Derek. WWT Slimbridge     The SPOONBILL around the … Continue reading

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Sunday 26th May 2019

Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning 21 Mute Swans, 15 Canada Geese plus a pair with five goslings, two Shelducks, a male Teal, a pair of Gadwalls, five Grey Herons, two Little Egrets, a pair of Oystercatchers, a Little Ringed … Continue reading

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Saturday 25th May 2019

WWT Slimbridge     The SPOONBILL and two drake GARGANEYS from Zeiss hide today. (Dave Paynter). Forest of Dean     In the Woorgreens/ Crabtree Hill area this morning three Wood Warblers, 4+ Redstarts, two Pied Flycatchers, six Spotted Flycatchers, five Tree Pipits … Continue reading

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Friday 24th May 2019

WWT Slimbridge     The SPOONBILL from Mid Point again today at 4pm. (Les Ditchburn). Bourton-on-the-Water    A Cuckoo around the South pits today, also five Lapwings and a drake Mandarin. (Andy Lewis). Forest of Dean    At Nagshead this morning male … Continue reading

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Thursday 23rd May 2019

Coombe Hill Meadows     Along the canal singing Blackcap, Sedge Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat, Whitethroat, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Reed Warbler, Reed Bunting and Cuckoo. Also a Great Spotted Woodpecker and a Little Egret flew over. From Grundon hide 26 Mute Swans, two … Continue reading

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Wednesday 22nd May 2019

Forest of Dean    A Barn Owl over Angus Buchanan grounds in Coleford tonight. (Geoff Fawcett). WWT Slimbridge     This afternoon from Zeiss hide a SPOONBILL, a Great White Egret, later at Martin Smith, a Little Egret, three Redshanks, two Little Ringed Plovers and 11 Shelducks. From Kingfisher hide … Continue reading

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