Monthly Archives: July 2019

Tuesday 30th July 2019

WWT Slimbridge     A juvenile Wood Sandpiper on South Lake this morning. Also from Mid Point a SPOONBILL, a Bar-tailed Godwit and a Knot. (Martin McGill). Ozleworth     A Green Sandpiper on a pool at Ozleworth Bottom this evening. (Paul … Continue reading

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Sunday 28th July 2019

Frampton     Around Frampton Sailing Lake a female Sparrowhawk, three Kestrel, 3+ Common Terns, four Great Crested Grebes, five Goldcrests, a Little Egret and the adult Yellow-legged Gull on the floating hut. (Jonathan Bull). WWT Slimbridge    From the Rushy a Greenshank, 12 … Continue reading

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Saturday 27th July 2019

Symonds Yat     In the Yat Rock area the Peregrine pair, Buzzards, Stock Doves, Swallows, House Martins, a Green Woodpecker, a Great Spotted Woodpecker, 12 Mandarins and a pair of Kingfishers. Other sightings included four Fallow Deer, a Wood Mouse, … Continue reading

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Friday 26th July 2019

Frampton     At Court Lake this morning a Great White Egret, a Little Egret, two Grey Herons, 110+ Barnacle Geese, 65+ Mute Swans, a Common Sandpiper, four Lapwings flew S, as did three Swifts. Also 1+ Small Red-eyed Damselfly and … Continue reading

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Thursday 25th July 2019

Frampton pools     At the Sailing Lake early morning three Common Sandpipers, two Yellow Wagtails, a Grey Wagtail, five Pied Wagtails, a Yellow-legged Gull and a Reed Warbler feeding young. (Nick Goatman). Early afternoon three Little Egrets, four Common Terns, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 24th July 2019

Walmore Common     Three adult Whinchats today. (Andy Jayne). WWT Slimbridge     The SPOONBILL on South Lake until 3:30pm today. (Terry Stevenson). Longlevens     A male Bullfinch feeding on sunflower seeds this morning, first sighting in the garden for at … Continue reading

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Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Frampton pools    This evening on the Sailing Lake 18 Common Sandpipers and a Green Sandpiper. (Nick Goatman). Around the Sailing Lake this afternoon three Little Egrets, a Grey Heron, an adult Yellow-legged Gull, nine Common Terns, two juvenile Black-headed … Continue reading

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Monday 22nd July 2019

WWT Slimbridge     A BITTERN in the reeds below Zeiss hide at 11am. (Ian Hull). It showed briefly at 3pm for about 2 minutes, then it took off and landed on the opposite side of the reedbed. (Jonathan Bull). Pics … Continue reading

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Sunday 21st July 2019

Frampton pools     A Spotted Flycatcher by Court Lake, also a Hobby and two Nuthatches today. (Nick Goatman). WWT Slimbridge     The SPOONBILL still on the edge of the Dumbles seen from Zeiss hide. (Roberta Goodall). Just two chicks remain … Continue reading

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Saturday 20th July 2019

Frampton pools     A BLACK KITE flew strongly S over the A38 and the pools and out of sight at 10:30am. No further sightings. Also today a Mediterranean Gull, a Hobby, two Green Sandpipers, a Yellow-legged Gull, eight Little Egrets, … Continue reading

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