Monthly Archives: June 2019

Thursday 20th June 2019

Leighterton     A QUAIL calling in the cornfield along the Monarch’s Way from the cemetery between the first stone stile and Bennett’s Farm. A second QUAIL calling from the first barley field on the right after the stile. Both birds … Continue reading

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Wednesday 19th June 2019

Leighterton     A QUAIL calling in the second barley field on the right along the Monarch’s Way from the cemetery opposite Bennett’s Farm at 9:13pm. A second QUAIL calling from the first barley field on the right at 9:35pm and … Continue reading

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Tuesday 18th June 2019

Forest of Dean    At Flaxley/Hope Woods this afternoon three Hawfinches including a juvenile, a singing male Firecrest, a Wood Warbler, three Garden Warblers, five Spotted Flycatchers and three Crossbills. (Andy Jayne). Ashleworth Ham     A ringing session this morning … Continue reading

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Monday 17th June 2019

Leighterton     Along the Monarch’s Way two QUAIL calling at ST 83121 90585 at 9:20pm and at ST 83018 90675 at 9:35pm. Also 6+ Corn Buntings, Yellowhammer and Skylark. (Roger Gillespie). Uley     A Barn Owl quartering the fields near Uley this … Continue reading

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Sunday 16th June 2019

Aylburton Common    A Red Kite circling over the garden at 9:20am today. (Martin Vaisey/Beth Goldsworthy). Forest of Dean     A Red Kite over Mitcheldean at 1:30pm, also five House Martins. (Chris Keeling). A Red Kite flew low over Longhope village … Continue reading

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Saturday 15th June 2019

Leighterton     A QUAIL calling at 9:25pm heard from along Monarch’s Way near ST8303590662. (Paul Rich). WWT Slimbridge     A CATTLE EGRET flew over the Holden Walkway towards South Lake at 2:30pm. (Slimbridge Sightings). Forest of Dean     A pair … Continue reading

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Friday 14th June 2019

WWT Slimbridge     From Mid Point a Grey Plover, Curlews, Lapwings, a Whimbrel, Ringed Plovers, Dunlin and four Bar-tailed Godwits. (Les Ditchburn). Tewkesbury      A male Peregrine feeding two chicks on the Abbey tower, an Oystercatcher over the Ham, … Continue reading

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Thursday 13th June 2019

Forest of Dean     At Nagshead a Spotted Flycatcher and a male Pied Flycatcher. (Les Ditchburn). Hasfield     A daytime flying Barn Owl at the church at 4pm. (Ian Hull). Hartpury     A Red kite over the Orchard Centre at … Continue reading

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Wednesday 12th June 2019

Leighterton     Along the lane between Leighterton and Didmarton a TURTLE DOVE flew S along the lane at 4:50pm. Also a Hobby here. (Terry Grant). Forest of Dean     A male and a female Cuckoo at Crabtree Hill this morning. … Continue reading

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Tuesday 11th June 2019

Ashleworth Ham     This morning a Lapwing and two chicks, a Green Sandpiper, a Little Ringed Plover, a Pied Wagtail, a Grey Heron, four Canada Geese, 15 Mallards, a Swallow, a distant Curlew bubbling a very noisy Great Spotted Woodpecker family. (Les … Continue reading

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