Monthly Archives: May 2019

Tuesday 21st May 2019

Purton     A SPOONBILL flying N towards WWT at 8:35am. (Ed Drewitt). WWT Slimbridge     Three drake GARGANEYS from Zeiss hide. (Ken Mihill). A Great White Egret flew over the Rushy at 10:30am. (James Robinson). Snowshill     Five singing male … Continue reading

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Monday 20th May 2019

WWT Slimbridge     Two GARGANEYS and a SPOONBILL from Zeiss hide this afternoon. (Sam Walker). Leckhampton Hill     At least three singing Tree Pipits this morning. (Duncan Dine). Frampton pools     Two Hobbies over Court Lake this morning. (Roy Shilham). … Continue reading

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Sunday 19th May 2019

Frampton     A near-adult WHITE-WINGED BLACK TERN on the Sailing Lake from 7:15-7:50am only. (Paul Rich/Nick Goatman). Also a Great White Egret on Long Pool. (Mark Hobson). Later it flew towards the village. (Les Ditchburn). Also today a Hobby, two … Continue reading

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Saturday 18th May 2019

Moreton-in-Marsh    A TURTLE DOVE briefly in a Draycott garden this afternoon. (Hanna & John Middleton). Forest of Dean     A Red Kite over the garden in Clearwell today. (Alan Waterman). 22 Swifts flew over the Cannop Ponds area, also eight … Continue reading

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Friday 17th May 2019

Forest of Dean     A Red Kite near Drybrook this morning. (Liz Drewitt). Kempley    50+ Buzzards and three Red Kites in the air together moving towards Ross. (Gareth Jones). Saul     Near Saul Junction at SO755093 a Red Kite over … Continue reading

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Thursday 16th May 2019

WWT Slimbridge     A WOOD SANDPIPER around the scrapes this morning until 10:15am only. Still three GARGANEYS from Zeiss hide. (Slimbridge Sightings). Purton     Two GRASSHOPPER WARBLERS still between Purton and Sharpness this morning, both singing at 8:30am. One at … Continue reading

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Wednesday 15th May 2019

Tewkesbury     Two WHITE STORKS over this morning, then flew off NE. (Charles Crundwell). Cotswold Water Park West     Four BLACK TERNS on Pit 57 at 12:45pm, also four Hobbies. (Jon Mercer). Forest of Dean    In the Woorgreens/Crabtree Hill … Continue reading

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Tuesday 14th May 2019

WWT Slimbridge     12 Grey Plovers, five Knot, three male GARGANEYS and a pair of territorial Little Ringed Plovers on the Rushy. (Terry Grant). Pic by Terry. Frampton     At least five Hobbies over Court Lake. (Terry Grant). Saul Warth    … Continue reading

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Monday 13th May 2019

WWT Slimbridge     A TEMMINCK’S STINT on the island with the nesting Common Crane from Zeiss hide from 2:15pm, always fairly distant. First record since the WWT bird in September 2015. (Ian Hull). Record shot by Mike. Cotswold Water Park … Continue reading

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Sunday 12th May 2019

WWT Slimbridge     The SPOONBILL around the grounds again today. Also three drake GARGANEYS on the Top New Piece. (Roberta Goodall). Oakridge     An OSPREY circled over Strawberry Banks N.R. SO0910033 at 1:30pm. (Tom Mabbett). Cotswold Water Park West    … Continue reading

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