Monthly Archives: June 2020

Friday 19th June 2020

Alderley     At Knowles Mill eight female Mandarins with four juveniles at the small lake along Ozleworth Bottom at ST779915. (Vic Polley). Coombe Hill Meadows     This afternoon numerous Sedge Warblers, Reed Buntings, Whitethroats and Reed Warblers, a pair of Yellow … Continue reading

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Thursday 18th June 2020

WWT Slimbridge     A Black Tern seen over the river from the Estuary Tower this morning. (John Budd). On the Rushy two Little Ringed Plovers, a Green Sandpiper and the female Pintail still. The female Ruddy Shelduck was on the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 17th June 2020

Selsley     Three Crossbills flew over the village at 8:40am heading towards Nailsworth. (Richard Hearn). Tetbury     A Red Kite over the centre of the town at 10:45am. (Donna Cook). Ashleworth Ham     A Red Kite on the reserve this … Continue reading

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Tuesday 16th June 2020

Forest of Dean     At Nagshead today a Firecrest, two Wood Warblers, three Treecreepers, a Pied Flycatcher, a Bullfinch, two Chiffchaffs and four Blackcaps. (Roy Kinchin). Pics by Roy. WWT Slimbridge     The WOOD SANDPIPER reported on the Tack Piece … Continue reading

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Monday 15th June 2020

Purton     This morning a SANDWICH TERN flew S down the canal and spent 5 minutes hunting around the timber ponds. Also a 3rd calendar year Yellow-legged Gull loafing on the river and a Siskin flew W. (Francis Steuck). WWT … Continue reading

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Sunday 14th June 2020

Uley     14 Crossbills flew over E this morning. (James Robinson). Naunton     A Peregrine hunting over Huntsman’s Quarry this afternoon. (Andy Lewis). WWT Slimbridge    On the Rushy at least three Green Sandpipers and an unseasonable female Pintail. The … Continue reading

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Saturday 13th June 2020

WWT Slimbridge     From Zeiss Hide this morning a Turnstone with 56 Black-tailed Godwits, a Little Ringed Plover, 12 Redshanks and 50 Avocets. On the Rushy the female Ruddy Shelduck, a Greenshank and five Green Sandpipers. Members of the public … Continue reading

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Friday 12th June 2020

Gloucester     A Red Kite overhead in Longlevens at 8:14 this morning, a garden tick. (Dave Stone). WWT Slimbridge     The female Ruddy Shelduck back on the Tack Piece this morning. Also a female Marsh Harrier distant over the Top … Continue reading

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Thursday 11th June 2020

Frampton pools     This morning 100+ Swifts, eight Common Terns, a drake Pochard, a drake Gadwall, 144 Mute Swans and a Yellow-legged Gull. (Nick Goatman). On the canal a pair of Shelducks with a brood of seven ducklings, presumably hatched … Continue reading

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Wednesday 10th June 2020

WWT Slimbridge     On the Tack Piece this morning a female Ruddy Shelduck still.  On South Lake 51 adult Avocets and many chicks of various ages, an Oystercatcher with two chicks and a Little Ringed Plover from Hogarth hide. From … Continue reading

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