Monthly Archives: June 2019

Sunday 30th June 2019

Cheltenham     An adult NIGHT HERON on the island of the boating lake at Pittville Park at SO 94920 23492 at 8:30am, but not seen again until 8:44pm. Also a Common Sandpiper and a Kingfisher. (John Sanders). NH pics by … Continue reading

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Saturday 29th June 2019

Frampton pools     Around the pools this evening a Hobby, a Great White Egret, ten Little Egrets, a Yellow-legged Gull, five Common Terns and five chicks, 12 Swifts, 126 Mute Swan, 34 Barnacle Geese, 72 Greylags and 22 Canada Geese. … Continue reading

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Friday 28th June 2019

Frampton     Early morning a the Sailing Lake a Green Sandpiper, a Yellow-legged Gull, five Common Terns, 20+ Swifts, five Sand Martins, a Curlew, 12 Pied Wagtails (10 juvs) and a Grey Wagtail. (Nick Goatman). Edge     At Rudge Hill … Continue reading

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Thursday 27th June 2019

Highnam Woods    At least four Spotted Flycatchers, a male Bullfinch, three Great Spotted Woodpecker, two Buzzards, a Hobby heard calling and Marsh Tit, Treecreeper and Nuthatch fledglings seen. (Jonathan Bull). WWT Slimbridge     No reported sightings of the Little … Continue reading

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Wednesday 26th June 2019

Shab Hill     A female RED-BACKED SHRIKE this afternoon in an overgrown paddock at SO934156. (Simon Colenutt). Present until 8:45pm at least. Pics by Mike. 4th pic by Richard Tyler. Park in the large free car park at SO931154 then … Continue reading

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Tuesday 25th June 2019

WWT Slimbridge     The LITTLE BUSTARD remained hidden in the long grass on the Dumbles today in poor weather conditions until 3pm when it was refound. It was present until 6:15pm at least. Patience and a scope are recommended. Also … Continue reading

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Monday 24th June 2019

WWT Slimbridge     The LITTLE BUSTARD remains in the long grass on the Dumbles today, but is elusive and difficult to see at times. Patience and a scope are recommended. Also a Peregrine and 15+ Avocets. (Martin McGill). Also at … Continue reading

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Sunday 23rd June 2019

WWT Slimbridge    A LITTLE BUSTARD flushed from long grass onto the Dumbles at 12:50pm. Gave nice flight views at 2:50pm when flushed by a crow, now showing on and off in the long grass until late evening. (Martin McGill/Neil … Continue reading

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Saturday 22nd June 2019

WWT Slimbridge     A summer-plumaged Spotted Redshank on South Lake from 11am until 4:15pm at least. (Dot Jones/Neil Smart). Pic by Jonathan Bull. Leighterton     Two QUAIL calling, three Corn Buntings, three Yellowhammers and a Roe Deer along Monarch’s Way … Continue reading

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Friday 21st June 2019

Leighterton     Five QUAIL calling along the Monarch’s Way from the cemetery, three by the stone stile and two more c50 metres nearer the metal gate, all in the field opposite Bennett’s Farm. (Barry Englefield). Tresham area     A QUAIL calling late evening … Continue reading

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