Monthly Archives: October 2019

Friday 11th October 2019

Dursley     Four Swallows S over Turner Road at 10:30am. (MK).

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Thursday 10th October 2019

Cleeve Hill     Two RING OUZELS flew into the scrub at the top of the Washpool Valley at 9:45am scoped from the heather enclosure. Also six Ravens, two Kestrels, a Green Woodpecker and a Chiffchaff. Near the Bill Smyllie Reserve two Marsh … Continue reading

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Wednesday 9th October 2019

WWT Slimbridge    A Kingfisher coughing up a pellet in front of the Martin Smith hide today. (Paul Dunham). Pics by Paul. Saul Warth     Early afternoon a Little Egret, 17 Curlews, six Pintails (1m), a Rock Pipit, 10+ Meadow … Continue reading

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Tuesday 8th October 2019

Frampton pools     This afternoon on the Sailing Lake six drake Pochards, 20+ Teal, 14 Gadwalls, the adult Yellow-legged Gull, 50+ Meadow Pipits and three Chiffchaffs. Two Swallows over the Landfill site. On Court Lake two Little Egrets, two Green … Continue reading

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Monday 7th October 2019

WWT Slimbridge     From Zeiss hide a BITTERN, two Curlew Sandpipers, seven Golden Plovers and 30 Knot today. (Ian Hull).

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Sunday 6th October 2019

Frampton     A female Goosander on the Sailing Lake this morning. Also today a Swallow, seven Chiffchaffs, 22 Redwings, two Siskins, an adult Yellow-legged Gull, 12 Great Crested Grebes, three Pochards, six Gadwalls, 26 Tufted Ducks, 357 Coots, 31 Skylarks, … Continue reading

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Saturday 5th October 2019

Stinchcombe Hill     VisMig in 1 hour included 120 Meadow Pipits, 70 Linnets, five Siskins, 95 Pied Wagtails, a Grey Wagtail, a Yellowhammer, 21 Redwings, for Song Thrushes, two Blackbirds, a juvenile RING OUZEL by the 7th tee, a Wheatear, … Continue reading

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Friday 4th October 2019

Frampton     At the pools a female RED-BREASTED MERGANSER circled the Sailing Lake then headed inland, also two Curlews, three Green Sandpipers, nine Swallows, 14 House Martins, two Pochards, four Tawny Owls and a Little Owl. (Nick Goatman). A juvenile … Continue reading

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Thursday 3rd October 2019

Cotswold Water Park West    Four Redwings flew W over Shorncote Reedbeds this morning. (Jon Mercer). Purton     A Redwing flew over this morning. (Andy Jordan). Frampton     At Court Lake this evening a Redwing flew over, also 35 Pied … Continue reading

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Wednesday 2nd October 2019

WWT Slimbridge     The BITTERN from Zeiss hide again today, also a Great White Egret and two juvenile Curlew Sandpipers. A juvenile Black Tern still on South Lake. A Kingfisher from Martin Smith hide. A Wheatear and a Whinchat near … Continue reading

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