Monthly Archives: September 2020

Sunday 20th September 2020

Cotswold Water Park East     At Pit 27 97 Tufted Ducks, five Egyptian Geese, 29 Red  Crested Pochards, a male Pochard, a Little Egret, two Snipe and two male Common Blue butterflies. At Pit 126 a Wigeon and 23 Tufted … Continue reading

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Saturday 19th September 2020

Aylburton Warth     A GREAT WHITE EGRET over NE this morning. Other birds moving NE into the wind included a Little Egret, two Golden Plovers, four Sand Martins, 70+ Swallows, 70+ House Martins, 180 Meadow Pipits, 19 Siskins and two … Continue reading

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Friday 18th September 2020

WWT Slimbridge     The LESSER YELLOWLEGS on show for most of the day showing from South Lake, then the Zeiss hide, then the Rushy and finally back on the Top New Piece from Zeiss hide. (Scott Petrek et al). 12+ … Continue reading

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Thursday 17th September 2020

WWT Slimbridge     A LESSER YELLOWLEGS on South Lake at 9:30am then flew off. It returned to South Lake at 10:10am and was there but elusive until it flew off high N at 11:25am. It was relocated on the Top … Continue reading

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Wednesday 16th September 2020

Forest of Dean     A HONEY BUZZARD flew low over Cannop bottom pond at noon today. (Nicola Jones). Rodborough Common     A male RING OUZEL at 8:50am but flew off towards Minchinhampton. (Rich Hearn). Frampton     At Splatt Bridge this … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15th September 2020

Stinchcombe Hill    A male Stonechat, 80 Meadow Pipits, small groups of Siskins and Chaffinches on the move, 60+ Goldfinches, 15 Chiffchaffs, several Blackcaps, and a constant movement of hirundines heading S this morning. (James Robinson). WWT Slimbridge     From … Continue reading

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Monday 14th September 2020

Cleeve Hill    At 8:35am a QUAIL calling from the open grass circle in the middle of Wardens Wood, Westdown, until a dog walker passed by. Nothing heard after that. (Arthur Ball). 300 House Martins going through this morning. (Duncan … Continue reading

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Sunday 13th September 2020

WWT Slimbridge    Two juvenile Curlew Sandpipers on the Top New Piece with 35+ Dunlin and three Ruff. (Paul Masters). A juvenile Spotted Redshank on South Lake. (Roberta Goodall). Frampton     From Splatt Bridge this morning a Ruff, a Whinchat, … Continue reading

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Saturday 12th September 2020

Frampton     The GREAT WHITE EGRET on the pond on Rosamund’s Green by the Three Horseshoes again this afternoon. (Matt Plenty). Awre     This morning a Little Egret, four Ringed Plovers, two Curlew Sandpipers, 58 Dunlins, two Little Stints, three … Continue reading

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Friday 11th September 2020

Purton     An adult LONG-TAILED SKUA going down the Severn past Purton/Sharpness following the W bank at 8:46am, then seemed to then cut inland due W at Sharpness heading towards the Lydney area. (Francis Steuck). WWT Slimbridge     12 CATTLE … Continue reading

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