Monthly Archives: July 2020

Saturday 11th July 2020

Stone     A QUAIL singing between Stone and Berkeley, both morning and evening today. (Paul Taylor). Frampton pools     At least two Crossbills in pines behind the houses, also a Yellow-legged Gull and a Common Sandpiper. (Nick Goatman). Forest of … Continue reading

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Friday 10th July 2020

Frampton     The SPOTTED CRAKE calling again tonight at Splatt Bridge from 10:30pm. Listen from the gate on the towpath only. (Mark Coller). Earlier three Mandarins, four Common Terns, a Grey Heron, a Greenshank calling, a Water Rail calling, a … Continue reading

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Thursday 9th July 2020

Coombe Hill Meadows     Three Green Sandpipers, a Common Sandpiper, nine Avocets, 40 Lapwings, a juvenile Yellow Wagtail and five Teal. (Ian Hull). WWT Slimbridge     The adult summer-plumaged Spotted Redshank on the Top New Piece from the Zeiss hide … Continue reading

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Wednesday 8th July 2020

Nailsworth    An adult male Siskin on a garden feeder this morning at Windsoredge. (Roy Bircher). Over 1000 Swifts moving S between 1:40pm and 3:35pm. (Terry Grant). Cotswold Water Park East    At Whelford pools this afternoon birds included three Egyptian Geese, 30 … Continue reading

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Tuesday 7th July 2020

WWT Slimbridge     Late morning from Zeiss hide the summer plumage Spotted Redshank again, two Oystercatchers, five Little Ringed Plovers, three Knot, 3+ Ruff and a Reeve, five Dunlins and a Green Sandpiper, also Avocets, Lapwings, Black-tailed Godwits and Redshanks. … Continue reading

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Monday 6th July 2020

WWT Slimbridge     From Mid Point this morning a FULMAR floating down on the falling tide at 11:15am. Also a Whimbrel, three Common Sandpipers, 80+ Curlews, eight Oystercatchers, two Grey Herons and four Little Egrets. (Paul Masters/Les Ditchburn/MK). Pic by … Continue reading

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Sunday 5th July 2020

WWT Slimbridge     On South Lake 54 Black-tailed Godwits, two Ruff and a Common Sandpiper. The female Ruddy Shelduck from Stephen Kirk hide. On the Rushy three Green Sandpipers, seven Redshanks and many Gadwalls. (Paul Cousins). Pics by Paul. Cotswolds     At the Hawling … Continue reading

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Saturday 4th July 2020

Saul Warth     An adult KITTIWAKE at 8:26am (MK), seen going back down off of SARA at 9:20am. (Neil Smart). Also 62 Shelducks, 31 Curlews, six Oystercatchers, two Common Sandpipers, a pair of Ravens, a female Kestrel, a Buzzard and … Continue reading

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Friday 3rd July 2020

Frampton     The sub-adult GANNET still on the Sailing Lake today and still present this evening. (Jake King). Pic by Roy Shilham. Also today the 4th pair of Common Terns have chicks, a Kingfisher, 50+ Swifts, 30+ Sand Martins, 12 … Continue reading

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Thursday 2nd July 2020

Frampton     A sub-adult GANNET on the Sailing Lake from 6:15pm until 9pm at least. (Richard Williams/Simon Ashley). Pics by Mike. Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning from Grundon hide 35 Lapwings, Avocets including seven juveniles, two Black-tailed Godwits, a … Continue reading

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