Monthly Archives: September 2019

Friday 20th September 2019

Saul Warth    At high tide 15 Avocets in The Noose, two Wheatears, two Chiffchaffs, 20+ Meadow Pipits, a Grey Wagtail, a Reed Warbler in sub-song, 150+ Shelducks, 40+ Curlews, a Little Egret and four Grey Herons. (MK). WWT Slimbridge  … Continue reading

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Thursday 19th September 2019

Saul Warth     This afternoon at least four Wheatears, a Redstart, a Chiffchaff, 6+ Meadow Pipits, a Red Kite circling over Cadbury Bridge/Frampton at 4:45pm, a Grey Wagtail and Common Darter, Southern Hawker and Red Admiral. (MK). Pics by Mike. … Continue reading

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Wednesday 18th September 2019

Tresham     Early evening a Whinchat and at least four Yellowhammers. (Paul Rich). Stinchcombe Hill     The first Siskins of the autumn, a juvenile Wheatear, three Stonechats, three Spotted Flycatchers, two Whitethroats, plenty of Chiffchaffs and Blackcaps, six Greylags W, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 17th September 2019

WWT Slimbridge     The BITTERN flew S over the Rushy at 8:20am. (Steve Heaven). At 12:10pm the BITTERN was seen from Zeiss hide in flight briefly then dropped into the Bottom New Piece out of sight. At 3pm the Spotted … Continue reading

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Monday 16th September 2019

WWT Slimbridge     A BITTERN on the Bottom New Piece this morning. On the Top New Piece at least 158 Knot, four Ruff, 120 Lapwings, seven Black-tailed Godwits, 723 Teal, 30 Wigeon and three Yellow Wagtails. Two CATTLE EGRETS on … Continue reading

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Sunday 15th September 2019

WWT Slimbridge     Two CATTLE EGRETS and 13 Knot on the Top New Piece, a Spotted Redshank on the Tack Piece and a juvenile Curlew Sandpiper and a Sanderling from Mid Point. (Roberta Goodall/Paul Masters/Ken Burrows). A Peregrine on the … Continue reading

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Saturday 14th September 2019

WWT Slimbridge     Two CATTLE EGRETS at Zeiss hide briefly at 2pm, then flew E. (Dot Jones). Cotswold Water Park West     This afternoon at Shorncote Reedbeds two Little Egrets, five Grey Herons, a Water Rail, 44 Lapwings, a Snipe, … Continue reading

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Friday 13th September 2019

WWT Slimbridge    This morning at Mid Point at high tide 251 Curlews, four of them head-started birds from Slimbridge, a Greenshank and a Peregrine. From Zeiss hide three immature Ruffs and six Yellow Wagtails and on South Lake seven … Continue reading

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Thursday 12th September 2019

Netheridge Farm     A Spotted Flycatcher, a Lesser Whitethroat, 15 Blackcaps, 16 Chiffchaffs, four Swallows and three Meadow Pipits flew SW at the Barn Owl Centre. (Mark Hobson). Minchinhampton Common     Two Wheatears today. (Keith & Lyn Perkins). Stinchcombe Hill    … Continue reading

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Wednesday 11th September 2019

Nailsworth     A Swift over Windsoredge this morning with 100’s of House Martins. (Roy Bircher). Sharpness to Berkeley Pill     Early morning two Whinchats, a Wheatear, a Greenshank in the Pill, eight Barnacle Geese and 27 Ringed Plover flew S … Continue reading

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