Monthly Archives: December 2019

Saturday 21st December 2019

Gloucester    The male BLACK REDSTART seen several times at Gloucester Cathedral at midday today near the East Window and the Lady Chapel. (@Lonsdale686). Cotswold Water Park West     A female Marsh Harrier and a Great White Egret at Shorncote … Continue reading

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Friday 20th December 2019

Sharpness     A BLACK REDSTART briefly at 1:15pm on the S side by Gate 1 and the Port Authority building. (Andy Jordan).

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Thursday 19th December 2019

Gloucester     The male BLACK REDSTART back on the SE corner of Gloucester Cathedral at 9:40am. Present until 10:30am at least, also two Stock Doves. (Mark Hobson/Paul Masters). Sharpness     A BLACK REDSTART still along Dock Road this morning. (Andy … Continue reading

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Wednesday 18th December 2019

Sharpness     The SHAG still on the pool at SARA today. (Edward Betteridge). WWT Slimbridge     A BITTERN briefly from Zeiss hide this morning. (Duncan Dine/Phil Pope). 66 Bewick’s Swans on the Rushy at dawn and eight Pink-footed Geese on … Continue reading

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Tuesday 17th December 2019

Sharpness     The SHAG still on the pool at SARA today. (Andy Jordan). WWT Slimbridge     Eight Pink-footed Geese at the N end of the Dumbles again today. (Slimbridge Sightings). Hucclecote     A garden Kingfisher today. (Paul Selwood). Dursley     A … Continue reading

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Monday 16th December 2019

Forest of Dean      In the Crabtree Hill area the GREAT GREY SHRIKE showing for 5-10 minutes at noon. Also three Jays, two Stonechats, a Treecreeper, a Coal Tit and a very active flock of Siskins.  In the Woorgreens … Continue reading

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Sunday 15th December 2019

Uley     A Brambling in a mixed flock of Chaffinches etc. near Croombes Grove Farm, ST799969, under Beech trees on the road to Uley. (Vic Polley). A female Goosander on Rockstowe’s Mill pond, ST778978. (Jennifer Rogers). Sharpness     A BLACK … Continue reading

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Saturday 14th December 2019

WWT Slimbridge     Six Egyptian Geese on the back of the causeway on South Lake. (Dot Jones). Cotswold Water Park East    11 Goldeneyes (2 ad m) on Pit 114  and on Pit 127 650 birds and 14 species of … Continue reading

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Friday 13th December 2019

Sharpness     A BLACK REDSTART and a Buzzard at the end of Dock Road this afternoon. (Dan White). Saul     Two CATTLE EGRETS and 33 Little Egrets in the horse paddocks to the right of the Saul-Arlingham road approaching from … Continue reading

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Thursday 12th December 2019

WWT Slimbridge     A female Marsh Harrier hunting over the reserve this afternoon. Also the eight Pink-footed Geese still. (John Budd). Forest of Dean     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Crabtree Hill at midday again. Please keep to the public … Continue reading

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