Monthly Archives: July 2019

Tuesday 9th July 2019

Cotswold Water Park West     At Shorncote Reedbed around Pits 85a and b birds today included three Common Terns, a Kingfisher, a Red Kite, an Oystercatcher, three Lapwings, two Buzzards, a Kestrel, a Little Grebe, a pair of Mute Swans with eight cygnets, 13 Mallards, male and female Tufted Duck, … Continue reading

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Monday 8th July 2019

Tresham     At least three QUAILS calling late evening E of the village. (Paul Rich). Sherborne     A QUAIL again calling just N of Northfield Barn this afternoon at 2:37pm. (Ken Heron). Bagpath     Two Barn Owls at 8:45pm at … Continue reading

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Sunday 7th July 2019

Churchdown     An OSPREY seen heading N over the M5 near junction 11 at 6:30pm. (Darcia Gingell). Tresham area     A QUAIL calling at 8:20 this evening. (Paul Rich). Windrush     A QUAIL calling briefly just after midday W of … Continue reading

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Saturday 6th July 2019

Clapton-on-the Hill     A QUAIL calling in a barley field near The Fork, near Clapton-on-the Hill, by the track that runs down past Haycroft Bottom, cSP158164. (John & Viv Phillips). Whitminster     A QUAIL flew over calling at 10:55pm. (Richard … Continue reading

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Friday 5th July 2019

Forest of Dean    Two Spotted Flycatchers, a Tree Pipit and a Marbled White butterfly today on the edge of Blaize Bailey. (Dave Smith). At 12.30pm a Red Kite soaring in circles on the S side of St Briavels village, … Continue reading

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Thursday 4th July 2019

Coombe Hill Meadows     A GLOSSY IBIS from Grundon hide at 9:10am, still present at 8pm at least. Also a Snipe, two Curlew, five Oystercatchers, four Green Sandpipers, seven Little Egrets, three Grey Herons, six Teal, two Wigeon, a Tufted Duck with … Continue reading

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Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Stinchcombe Hill     Two Spotted Flycatchers this evening and at least 30 Swifts hunting over the woods above Dursley. (James Robinson).

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Tuesday 2nd July 2019

Symonds Yat     From Yat Rock viewpoint today the resident Peregrine pair and another Peregrine on Great Doward Hill nearby, a Red Kite, a Hobby, a male Sparrowhawk, Buzzards, two Ravens, Swallows, Swifts, House Martins and Sand Martins, Chiffchaffs, a … Continue reading

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Monday 1st July 2019

Cheltenham     The adult NIGHT HERON flew in to the island of the boating lake at Pittville Park at SO 94920 23492 at 5:05am, then showed well fishing along the island edge until 6am at least. It was then seen … Continue reading

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