Monthly Archives: August 2020

Friday 21st August 2020

Saul Warth     At the top of the tide this morning at 10am a SHAG on the river, trying hard to go back down against the wind. At high tide on the last bit of exposed mud 20+ Curlews, 10+ … Continue reading

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Thursday 20th August 2020

Lower Slaughter     A Hobby this morning. (Richard Tyler). Saul Warth     This morning before high tide 250+ Ringed Plovers, five Turnstones, two Sanderlings, a red Knot, three Black-tailed Godwits, 12 Avocets, 100+ Curlews, a Greenshank and a Little Egret. … Continue reading

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Wednesday 19th August 2020

Saul Warth     At high tide this morning a juvenile Curlew Sandpiper, a Little Stint, a juvenile Greenshank, two juvenile Redshanks, a Common Sandpiper, 100+ Ringed Plovers, 20+ Dunlins, 10+ Sanderlings, nine Knot, 32 Black-tailed Godwits, two Turnstones, 12 Avocets, … Continue reading

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Tuesday 18th August 2020

WWT Slimbridge      The CITRINE WAGTAIL flew over the visitor centre from South Lake direction towards the Rushy at 4:30pm, calling loudly. (James Robinson). From Mid Point at high tide a juvenile Curlew Sandpiper, five Knot, 18 Ringed Plovers, … Continue reading

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Monday 17th August 2020

WWT Slimbridge     No sign of the Citrine Wagtail all day today. A Yellowhammer along the Summer Walkway and the Spotted Redshank still on South Lake. (Les Ditchburn). Mid Point over high tide two Turnstones, 47 Ringed Plovers, 73 Curlews, … Continue reading

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Sunday 16th August 2020

WWT Slimbridge     The first-winter CITRINE WAGTAIL was still present today and seen well away from public areas on the Bottom New Piece late morning for a few minutes. (Martin McGill). It was also seen in flight briefly from Kingfisher … Continue reading

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Saturday 15th August 2020

WWT Slimbridge     A first-winter CITRINE WAGTAIL from mid-morning until 5pm at least showing on and off from Hogarth hide although missing for 2 hours this afternoon. This is the first record for Gloucestershire. (Paul Masters/Ian Stewart/Nick Truby). Early access … Continue reading

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Friday 14th August 2020

WWT Slimbridge     A dark morph ARCTIC SKUA of off Mid Point until 9am when it flew S past Purton. (Scott Petrek/Neil Smart). The juvenile Wood Sandpiper, a Greenshank, a Spotted Redshank on South Lake and two Golden Plovers, a … Continue reading

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Thursday 13th August 2020

WWT Slimbridge    The juvenile Wood Sandpiper still on South Lake today. Also the Spotted Redshank and four Little Ringed Plovers there and two GARGANEYS and two summer-plumaged Golden Plovers from Zeiss hide still. (Roberta Goodall). Cleeve Hill     Late … Continue reading

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Wednesday 12th August 2020

WWT Slimbridge     The juvenile Wood Sandpiper still on South Lake today. Also the Spotted Redshank there and two GARGANEYS and a summer-plumaged Golden Plover from Zeiss hide still. On the river the GREAT WHITE EGRET still, an Mediterranean Gull, … Continue reading

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