Monthly Archives: February 2020

Friday 28th February 2020

Aston Down     A Barn Owl hunting this morning at first light. (Josh Adamms). Cheltenham     A Peregrine on Christchurch this morning with prey. (David Norman). Pic by David.

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Thursday 27th February 2020

Cotswold Water Park West     A SAND MARTIN over Pit 41 this afternoon. (Tim Clark per Jon Mercer). A Barn Owl hunting in the first field by the road at Shorncote at 4pm. (MK). Westbury-on-Severn     Five Chiffchaffs at Westbury … Continue reading

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Wednesday 26th February 2020

Cotswold Water Park West     This afternoon in the roost at Pit 16 a first-winter CASPIAN GULL and an adult Yellow-legged Gull. (Paul Masters/MK). At Shorncote Reedbeds four Little Egrets, a female Peregrine hunting, a Red Kite, four Water Rails, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 25th February 2020

WWT Slimbridge     Ten Knot with 430+ Black-tailed Godwits until 10:35am when they all flew off. Also an Avocet, a pair of Oystercatchers and 58 Shovelers. (Scott Petrek/MK). This afternoon a CATTLE EGRET on South Lake and a MERLIN and … Continue reading

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Monday 24th February 2020

Cotswold Water Park West     A second-calendar year ICELAND GULL in the Pit 16 roost from 5:15pm this afternoon. (Nigel Sluman). Saul Warth     This afternoon 14 Oystercatchers, 40+ Curlews, 30 Shelducks, 2+ Skylarks, a female Stonechat, a female Reed … Continue reading

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Sunday 23rd February 2020

WWT Slimbridge     At 8:15am a male COMMON SCOTER flew downriver (Martin McGill), also seen at Berkeley shore. (Les Ditchburn). A GREAT SKUA from the Estuary Tower between 12:15pm and 12:42pm when it flew high out to the estuary due … Continue reading

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Saturday 22nd February 2020

Berkeley shore     An adult MEDITERRANEAN GULL, four Oystercatchers and 44 Turnstones this morning. (Paul Taylor). Broadoak     At 1:30pm today an adult KITTIWAKE, and an adult gull showing characteristics of Caspian Gull. In a strong wind, poor light, and … Continue reading

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