Monthly Archives: June 2020

Tuesday 9th June 2020

WWT Slimbridge     A SPOONBILL circling the Trust viewed from Hock Ditch this evening. (Martin McGill). Avening     No Quail heard in the Star Farm area this evening but pair of Little Owls nearby. (Peter Chappell). Arlingham     A Red … Continue reading

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Monday 8th June 2020

Forest of Dean    At Nagshead today, 3-5 Spotted Flycatchers and a pair of Redstarts. (Chris Snook). In the Yew Tree Brake and Crabtree Hill area Willow Warbler, Tree Pipit, c15 Crossbills and a Red Kite. (Les Ditchburn). Pics by … Continue reading

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Sunday 7th June 2020

Purton     Five KITTIWAKES flew upriver at 8:27am. (per RBA). WWT Slimbridge     On the Rushy this morning a female Ruddy Shelduck, 33 Shelducks and two broods, a pair of Teal, a female Wigeon paired to a hybrid male, 50 … Continue reading

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Saturday 6th June 2020

Upton St Leonard’s     A Red Kite over at 7:50am. (Vanda Owen). Coombe Hill Meadows    c10 Avocets, Lapwings, a Curlew, a Buzzard, a Skylark, Grey Heron, a Whitethroat, a Sedge Warbler and a Chiffchaff. (Richard Badley). Pics by Richard. Frampton … Continue reading

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Friday 5th June 2020

Saul Warth     This afternoon six Oystercatchers, a Curlew and 300+ Shelducks. In the shelter of Dunstall’s Wood many butterflies and dragonflies including Large Skipper, Meadow Browns and Small Tortoiseshells and Emperor dragonflies, Black-tailed Skimmers and Common Blue damselflies. (MK). … Continue reading

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Thursday 4th June 2020

WWT Slimbridge     A PALE-BELLIED BRENT GOOSE briefly on South Lake today. On the Rushy a drake GARGANEY, a Green Sandpiper, two pairs of Avocets nesting and a pair with a chick, a pair of Little Ringed Plovers, a pair … Continue reading

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Wednesday 3rd June 2020

WWT Slimbridge    Greenshank and Dunlin on the Top New Piece and a small flock of waders on the Severn from Mid Point including 15 Sanderlings, nine Dunlins, 46 Ringed Plovers, a Grey Plover and a Bar-tailed Godwit. Slimbridge Wetland … Continue reading

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Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Forest of Dean    At Clearwell Caves this morning, four Buzzards, a Green Woodpecker and a Song Thrush. At Nagshead a Great Spotted Woodpecker, a Stock Dove, three Song Thrushes, a Wood Warbler, a male Mandarin, a Buzzard and six … Continue reading

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Monday 1st June 2020

Forest of Dean     A juvenile Crossbill at May Hill at SO695214. Other birds included male and female Redstart, Tree Pipits, a Willow Warbler, a Stonechat, Linnets and a Mistle Thrush. (David Dexter). Pic by David. Cleeve Hill     This … Continue reading

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Sunday 31st May 2020

Frampton pools     A TURTLE DOVE flew over heading towards Severn this evening. (Nick Goatman). Daneway Banks     A singing male Redstart and 2+ Large Blue butterflies today. (Duncan Dine). Frampton Cotterell     A Peregrine hunting this evening. Also at … Continue reading

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