Monthly Archives: August 2020

Monday 31st August 2020

Saul Warth     At high tide this morning two Little Stints, three Knot, four Black-tailed Godwits, 20 Sanderlings, 20 Dunlins, 20 Ringed Plovers, a Redshank, a Greenshank, a Common Sandpiper, 153 Curlews including a headstart bird (Rings yellow R, white … Continue reading

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Sunday 30th August 2020

Hardwicke     Four Redstarts including a male near Clarke’s Farm. Also two Willow Warblers, four Chiffchaffs, two Blackcaps, a Whitethroat, 30 House Sparrows, a Raven and in a horse paddock 14 Pied Wagtails. (Paul Masters). Coaley     On Coaley church … Continue reading

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Saturday 29th August 2020

Frampton/Saul     From Splatt Bridge to Saul Warth 115 Teal on Splatt flash, a Little Egret, two Little Owls, four Redstarts, a Whinchat, two Stonechats, three Wheatears, five Skylarks, ten Yellow Wagtails, a Grey Wagtail, nine Lesser Whitethroats, two Green … Continue reading

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Friday 28th August 2020

Purton    A GREAT SKUA flew around Tites Point heading towards Slimbridge at 4:15pm, then sat on the river off of Tites Point at 5pm, then flew downriver at 5:16pm. (Richard Hearn). A Curlew Sandpiper feeding around the N end … Continue reading

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Thursday 27th August 2020

Saul Warth     This morning four Grey Herons, five Little Egrets, 105+ Curlews, 34+ Black-tailed Godwits, a distant flock of 200+ Ringed Plovers and 20+ Dunlins, male and female Wheatear, male and female Stonechat, two Whinchats, two Yellow Wagtails, 19+ … Continue reading

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Wednesday 26th August 2020

Stinchcombe Hill     A Wheatear, four Crossbills, a Tree Pipit, a Siskin and seven Ravens this morning. (James Robinson). Sharpness     At the picnic site clump this morning, a Redstart, a Whitethroat and a Garden Warbler. (Geoff Moyser). Frampton    … Continue reading

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Tuesday 25th August 2020

WWT Slimbridge     Seven ARCTIC SKUAS, five dark and two pale phase, off of Mid Point this morning at 7:30am. They eventually all flew down channel toward Purton. Also 30 Common Terns moved through. (Martin McGill). Awre   At 11:45am four … Continue reading

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Monday 24th August 2020

WWT Slimbridge    At Mid Point at late morning an OSPREY flew S high up at 11:25am. Also ten Little Egrets, a Bar-tailed Godwit, ten Black-tailed Godwits, an Avocet, two Curlew Sandpipers, 50+ Ringed Plovers, two Dunlins, 186 Curlews, a … Continue reading

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Sunday 23rd August 2020

Lydney harbour     This morning a Black-tailed Godwit, a Knot, seven Grey Plovers flew upriver, two Little Egrets, several Siskins and a Tree Pipit flew SW downriver and a wrecked GANNET on the Berkeley side of the Severn. (Dan Watson). … Continue reading

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Saturday 22nd August 2020

Forest of Dean     A HONEY BUZZARD over New Fancy View today. (Rob Husbands per Rich Baatsen). Cotswold Water Park East     An OSPREY overhead at the NE end of Pit 132 for a few minutes at 3:30pm then headed … Continue reading

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