Monthly Archives: June 2020

Monday 29th June 2020

WWT Slimbridge     On South Lake four Mediterranean Gulls, three Little Ringed Plovers, 66 Black-tailed Godwits, 75 Avocets and five Oystercatchers. From Zeiss hide four Ruff (3 males and a reeve), a Greenshank, 30+ Redshanks, 81 Avocets, two Oystercatchers, a … Continue reading

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Sunday 28th June 2020

Frampton     The SPOTTED CRAKE again tonight at Splatt Bridge, calling briefly at 10pm. Listen from the gate on the towpath only. (Jonathan Bull). Cotswold Water Park West     At Shorncote a Hobby, a Common Tern, c20 Gadwalls, a Kestrel, … Continue reading

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Saturday 27th June 2020

WWT Slimbridge     From Zeiss hide a breeding plumaged male Ruff, two Knot, 50+ Avocets, 30+ Redshanks, a Little Ringed Plover, 82+ Black-tailed Godwits and three Little Egrets. (Paul Masters/Dot Jones/MK). Pic by Mike. Also a Greenshank and a Marsh … Continue reading

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Friday 26th June 2020

Frampton     The SPOTTED CRAKE again tonight at Splatt Bridge, calling from 10:10pm. Listen from the gate on the towpath only. (Paul Masters). WWT Slimbridge     From Zeiss hide three GARGANEYS on the Top New Piece. Also a Greenshank, two … Continue reading

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Thursday 25th June 2020

Frampton     The SPOTTED CRAKE again tonight at Splatt Bridge, calling from 10:30pm. Listen from the gate on the towpath only. Also a Barn Owl and a Cuckoo. (Mark Hobson). This morning a fledged Yellow Wagtail at Splatt Bridge, also … Continue reading

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Wednesday 24th June 2020

Gloucester     An adult male RED-BACKED SHRIKE today at Horsbere Brook Flood Storage Area. Showing well along the hedge at the left hand side of the causeway until 9:30pm at least, although it did go missing for 40 minutes earlier. … Continue reading

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Tuesday 23rd June 2020

Frampton     The SPOTTED CRAKE again tonight at Splatt Bridge, calling from 10:30pm. (Paul Rich/Gordon Kirk). WWT Slimbridge     Two Little Ringed Plovers and four Green Sandpipers from Robbie Garnett hide, adult and juvenile Whinchats at Mid Point, Great Crested … Continue reading

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Monday 22nd June 2020

Frampton     A SPOTTED CRAKE along the edge of a potato field at Denfurlong Farm (Cool’s Farm) S of the Sailing Lake at 10:15pm on Sunday 21st, identified from a video on call. (Nick Goatman). Relocated tonight at Splatt Bridge, … Continue reading

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Sunday 21st June 2020

Walmore Common    At least 15 Crossbills flew low W over the north part of the Common late morning. (Andy Jayne). Cheltenham     A Little Egret at Pittville Park today. (Stephen Emerson). WWT Slimbridge     On the Tack Piece the … Continue reading

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Saturday 20th June 2020

WWT Slimbridge     Four Green Sandpipers on the Rushy, five Little Ringed Plovers, two on the Rushy and three on South Lake, a Redshank on the Rushy and 27 from Zeiss hide, 54 Black-tailed Godwits and a female Pintail on the … Continue reading

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