Monthly Archives: July 2020

Friday 31st July 2020

Stinchcombe Hill     This morning a juvenile Pied Flycatcher and a juvenile Spotted Flycatcher on 17th tee bushes. Good numbers of Chiffchaffs with smaller numbers of Willow Warblers, also a Nuthatch, a Garden Warbler, Coal Tits, Goldcrests and a family party … Continue reading

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Thursday 30th July 2020

Frampton     On the Sailing Lake today at least six Common Terns, several Buzzards, juvenile Pied Wagtails, a Whitethroat, a Great Spotted Woodpecker and a Green Woodpecker. (Paul Dunham). Pic by Paul. Nailsworth     560+ Swifts moving S down the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 29th July 2020

WWT Slimbridge     This afternoon from Zeiss hide a Greenshank, often obscured by vegetation along the nearside bank; also two GARGANEYS at the far end of the channel seen from the S side of the hide at 2:30pm, then swimming … Continue reading

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Tuesday 28th July 2020

WWT Slimbridge    A WOOD SANDPIPER until 4:15pm at least on the Rushy, also 12 Green Sandpipers. A CATTLE EGRET on South Lake at 4pm, also a Little Ringed Plover, 12 Ruff (2 Reeves), the adult Spotted Redshank, 54 Redshanks, … Continue reading

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Monday 27th July 2020

WWT Slimbridge     From Zeiss hide an eclipse GARGANEY, 40 Avocets including 4 chicks, 115+ Dunlins, seven Black-tailed Godwits, a Green Sandpiper, a Common Sandpiper, a Lapwing, six Little Ringed Plovers, a Peregrine, a Buzzard, three Little Egrets and three … Continue reading

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Sunday 26th July 2020

Saul Warth     A MANX SHEARWATER off the Warth at 5pm, but unfortunately predated by a Great Black-backed Gull. (Gordon Hodgson). Early morning 35+ Avocets, 220+ Dunlins, a Ringed Plover, 50+ Curlews, an Oystercatcher, four Little Egrets, a Kestrel, a … Continue reading

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Saturday 25th July 2020

WWT Slimbridge     A CASPIAN TERN on South Lake briefly between 12:40-12:46pm when it flew N but no further sign later. (Dean Reeves). Seen earlier from Awre at 11:30am when it flew downriver past WWT and settled on the shore … Continue reading

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Friday 24th July 2020

Cleeve Hill      Four Wheatears between the masts and West Down this afternoon. (Peter Rodgers). Fretherne     Two Little Owls at 6:30am this morning. (Marc Freebrey).  Coombe Hill Meadows     A family of Sedge Warblers, a family of Whinchats, … Continue reading

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Thursday 23rd July 2020

Berkeley shore    An adult Yellow-legged Gull at 6:30am, also two Common Sandpipers, two juvenile Yellow Wagtails and ten Oystercatchers. (Paul Taylor). Coombe Hill Meadows     This evening at least four Whinchats, a Little Ringed Plover, a Hobby, a male … Continue reading

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Wednesday 22nd July 2020

Beverston     A Red Kite just opposite the church turning at 1pm. (Donna Cook). Whittington     At Arle Grove near Whittington today (SO995215) birds included three Marsh Tits, a Coal Tit, a Sparrowhawk, three Nuthatches and a Chiffchaff. (Howard Smith). … Continue reading

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