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 Bustard on the Dumbles today. It has become more and more elusive and distant each day but with the length of the grass it is not necessarily gone.

Shab Hill     No sign of the Red-backed Shrike today. This evening Shab Hill three Jays and a Yellowhammer. (Simon Hart).

Gretton     A Hummingbird Hawk-moth nectaring on Red Valerian in the garden early evening. (Roger Wasley). Pic by Roger.

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Miserden     A Red Kite over the village at 10am. (MK).

Leighterton     Two Red Kites at Bennett’s Farm at 1:30pm over fresh mown grass and the Monarch’s Way. (Martin Saunders).

Fairford    Four Oystercatchers on the river bank behind the church. Also a Swift and a Red Kite at Quenington. (Trevor & Sue Clayson).

Babdown     A Yellowhammer and a Corn Bunting today. Also a Jay at Happylands near Tetbury. (Martin Saunders).

Forest of Dean     The Raven family at Cannop ponds again today. (Chris Keeling).

Tewkesbury     On Severn Ham four Cormorants over, a Little Egret, an Oystercatcher over and 2-3 Curlews. Also two Peregrines chasing two Ravens above the Abbey. (Mike Smart).

About The Gloster Birder

My name is Mike King and have lived all my life in Gloucestershire. I am happiest birding around Frampton but I especially love Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. I have birded all over Europe, in the U.S.A. and Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Costa Rica, Belize, Mexico, Dominican Republic, The Gambia, Cape Verde, South Africa and most recently Zimbabwe and Botswana.
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