Monthly Archives: October 2019

Thursday 31st October 2019

WWT Slimbridge    Four Bewick’s Swans  flew over the Rushy and landed on Tack Piece this morning. (Kane Brides/Steve Heaven). On the Rushy 31 Pintails and 47 Pochards. Ten White-fronted Geese (3 juvs) feeding on the Dumbles and three White-fronted … Continue reading

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Wednesday 30th October 2019

Snowshill     A GREAT GREY SHRIKE this morning near Snowshill, probably a returning bird from last winter. (Duncan Dine). Pic by Duncan. Sharpness     A Common Sandpiper still today. (Mike Nash). Berkeley shore     This morning 80+ Golden Plovers, 100+ … Continue reading

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Tuesday 29th October 2019

Cotswold Water Park East     Seven redhead Goosanders on Pit 132 this morning. (Duncan Dine). Pic by Duncan. Frampton pools     Three White-fronted Geese high over the pools, eight Curlews, big flocks of Redwings and a few Fieldfares and two … Continue reading

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Monday 28th October 2019

Saul Warth     This morning a Whooper Swan on the Warth with 32 Mute Swans. Also today 25+ Wigeon, three Little Egrets, ten Grey Herons, ten Cormorants, a Grey Wagtail, a pair of Stonechats, a Chiffchaff singing and 12 Meadow … Continue reading

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Sunday 27th October 2019

WWT Slimbridge     First two Bewick’s Swans of the winter feeding on Dumbles. Two White-fronted Geese and the juvenile Greenland White-fronted Goose on the Tack Piece. (James Robinson/Neil Smart). A Spotted Redshank on the small island on South Lake. (Ken Mihill). … Continue reading

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Saturday 26th October 2019

Daglingworth     Between Daglingworth and Stratton early evening 50+ Golden Plovers, seven Reed Buntings, two Redwings and a Fieldfare. (Andrew Morrison). Berkeley shore    A Black-tailed Godwit in the Pill with Redshanks, a female Stonechat, two Rock Pipits and 11 … Continue reading

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Friday 25th October 2019

Newnham-on-Severn    The eight Pink-footed Geese again today on the river opposite White Hart pub, but equally visible from Arlingham Warth. Probably feeding on stubble fields on the Arlingham side when not on the river. (Mike Davis). Frampton     On … Continue reading

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