Monthly Archives: September 2019

Monday 30th September 2019

Longney    A dark morph juvenile HONEY BUZZARD flew down river this morning at 9:15am. Also a Whinchat with Reed Buntings. (Brian Kings). Coombe Hill Meadows     The LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER still today from the Grundon hide until 7:15am only when it … Continue reading

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Sunday 29th September 2019

Coombe Hill Meadows     The LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER still today from the Grundon hide and showing well if a little distant. Wellies recommended. (Andy Lodge/Sam Walker/Richard Williams). WWT Slimbridge     From Middle Point a FULMAR, a KITTIWAKE, a juvenile Black Tern … Continue reading

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Saturday 28th September 2019

Sharpness     A MANX SHEARWATER briefly off of Coastguards at 7:20am. Then off of Middle Point at 9:10am (Martin McGill) and finally off of Hock Ditch at 9:50am. It was drifting back down in the middle of the river at … Continue reading

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Friday 27th September 2019

Coombe Hill Meadows     The LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER present all day, showing from Grundon hide. Also 12 Snipe, a Redshank and a Grey Plover flew through W. Wellies recommended. Coombe Hill car park. (Jon Mercer et al). Pics by Jon. Saul    … Continue reading

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Thursday 26th September 2019

Coombe Hill Meadows     A LONG-BILLED DOWITCHER found this morning and remained all day, although it went missing for 3-1/2 hours in the middle of the day. (Mervyn Greening). Flight pics by Richard Tyler. WWT Slimbridge     The Black Tern … Continue reading

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Wednesday 25th September 2019

Frampton pools     On the Sailing Lake the adult Yellow-legged Gull and 220+ Coots. Court Lake a Hobby mobbing a Buzzard, 60+ Teal, a Great White Egret, four Little Egrets, four Grey Herons and two Green Sandpipers. (MK). Also 12 … Continue reading

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Tuesday 24th September 2019

Saul Warth     A Peregrine, three Swallows, three House Martins, three Little Egrets, 10+ Meadow Pipits, two Chiffchaffs and a Raven. (MK). Frampton     On Splatt Flashes N of Splatt Bridge four Curlews, a Little Egret, a Kingfisher, two Chiffchaffs … Continue reading

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Monday 23rd September 2019

WWT Slimbridge     The Spotted Redshank from Robbie Garnett hide early morning, then Zeiss and later Stephen Kirk hide. (MK/Roberta Goodall). Pic by Mike. Cotswold Water Park West     This morning two Little Grebes, two Little Egrets, a pair of … Continue reading

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Sunday 22nd September 2019

WWT Slimbridge    An OSPREY flew off the river and headed inland across the Top New Piece pursued by crows at 12:45pm. (David Bullock). Spotted Redshank from Robbie Garnet hide at 12:50pm. (Matt Lathan). Two Marsh Harriers over the River from Mid … Continue reading

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Saturday 21st September 2019

Winchcombe     A Nightjar roosting in the garden this evening. (George Rayson). Pics by George. Berkeley shore     Six Great White Egrets flew past NE at 10:40am today. Also two Turnstones, 43 Redshanks, a Common Sandpiper, three Wheatears and a … Continue reading

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