Monthly Archives: August 2020

Tuesday 11th August 2020

Frampton     An OSPREY flew N over the village this morning. (Gordon Kirk). Reportedly seen fishing by a fisherman on the Blue Pool at the the top end of the Sailing Lake at 6:45pm. (per Nick Goatman). Around the pools … Continue reading

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Monday 10th August 2020

Cotswold Water Park West     A LITTLE TERN still on Pit 41 until 3:20pm at least. It does go missing and has been on Pit 74 in Wilts today, but soon returns. (Terry Grant).  WWT Slimbridge     A GREAT WHITE EGRET … Continue reading

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Sunday 9th August 2020

Cotswold Water Park West     A LITTLE TERN remained on Pit 41 for it’s second day, most unusual for this species. Also 10+ Common Terns, nine Great Crested Grebes, three Little Grebes, a Kingfisher and three Little Egrets. (Mark Hobson/MK). … Continue reading

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Saturday 8th August 2020

Cotswold Water Park West     A CASPIAN TERN flew through Pit 41 N at 9am and wasn’t relocated. Also a LITTLE TERN on Pit 41 present until 5:45pm at least. (Dave Creber). Nailsworth      A RED-RUMPED SWALLOW flew S … Continue reading

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Friday 7th August 2020

Berkeley shore/pill     Early morning a Hobby, an adult Yellow-legged Gull, 11 Common Sandpipers, two Yellow Wagtails and two Wheatears. (Paul Taylor). WWT Slimbridge     The Spotted Redshank still on South Lake and two GARGANEYS from Zeiss hide. (Tim Jukes). … Continue reading

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Thursday 6th August 2020

Saul Warth     At high tide this morning a Crossbill heard, the first returning Wheatear, a Whinchat, two Stonechats, a Whitethroat, a Chiffchaff, a Reed Bunting, two Grey Wagtails, a female/immature Marsh Harrier hunting the shoreline, two Buzzards, a female … Continue reading

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Wednesday 5th August 2020

Saul Warth     This morning at high tide best birds were a female Redstart, 2+ Stonechats, a Whinchat, a Lesser Whitethroat, 11 Little Egrets, an adult Yellow-legged Gull and five Ravens. Also a COMMON SEAL briefly surfaced close inshore twice … Continue reading

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Tuesday 4th August 2020

Saul Warth     At high tide a Whinchat, a Stonechat, a Lesser Whitethroat, two Grey Wagtails, a Willow Warbler, two Chiffchaffs, 16 Goldfinches, a Kestrel and four Buzzards. On the river an adult ARCTIC TERN, 110 Curlews, ten Dunlins, 12 … Continue reading

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Monday 3rd August 2020

Frampton pools     A SPOTTED CRAKE seen briefly this evening. Also seven Little Egrets, four Common Terns and a juvenile Sparrowhawk. (Nick Goatman). Cirencester     A Wood Warbler today flycatching in the north edge of Moss’s Copse, Cirencester Park, SO9902. … Continue reading

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Sunday 2nd August 2020

Frampton pools     Two Whinchats, a Stonechat, 45 Chiffchaffs, 17 Blackcaps, five Willow Warblers, a Garden Warbler, 11 Whitethroats, two Yellow Wagtails, nine Reed Warblers, a Green Sandpiper, a Yellow-legged Gull and five Common Terns today. (Nick Goatman). At 7:44am … Continue reading

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