Monthly Archives: October 2020

Saturday 31st October 2020

Daglingworth     A BLACK REDSTART back on the roof of Manor Farm this afternoon at SO99640489. Also two Stonechats. (Andrew Morrison). WWT Slimbridge     From the Estuary Tower a Pink-footed Goose on the Dumbles. (Bernie O’Connor). A drake Mandarin on … Continue reading

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Friday 30th October 2020

Sharpness    A male BLACK REDSTART still by the tall building along Dock Road early afternoon. (Andy Jordan). Tetbury Upton     A ringtail HEN HARRIER today at 10:15am, quartering fields off the B4014 opposite the Chavenage Lane junction. (Michael Cook). … Continue reading

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Thursday 29th October 2020

WWT Slimbridge     The SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still by the Willow hide singing in trees above the path. (Kate Fox). Frampton     This afternoon an orange wing-tagged Marsh Harrier and a Chiffchaff at Splatt Bridge. Around the pools two male Pochards, … Continue reading

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Wednesday 28th October 2020

Coombe Hill Meadows     The unringed adult Common Crane came in to roost at 5:05pm. Also 50 Cormorants going over S. (Duncan Dine/Jeremy Squire/Ian Hull). WWT Slimbridge     The SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF still by the Willow hide singing in trees above … Continue reading

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Tuesday 27th October 2020

Forest of Dean    A BLACK REDSTART and a Grey Wagtail on the roof of St Paul’s Church at Parkend. 4 or 5 pairs or Stonechats and a Fallow Deer stag at Crabtree Hill but no sign of the Great … Continue reading

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Monday 26th October 2020

Forest of Dean     A GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Crabtree Hill at 12:20pm today. (Gavin Black). Fretherne     25 Little Egrets and two CATTLE EGRETS in a roadside field. (Terry Grant). Quedgeley     A pair of Ravens at Tesco at … Continue reading

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Sunday 25th October 2020

Sharpness     An adult male BLACK REDSTART by tallest building along Dock Road this morning. (Andy Jordan). WWT Slimbridge     At Willow Hide a SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF singing near the hide above the path and a Water Rail under the feeders. … Continue reading

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Saturday 24th October 2020

WWT Slimbridge     From Kingfisher hide a BITTERN seen twice flying between reedbeds this morning. (Aled Phillips). Rodborough     A SWIFT species, intermittently for 10 minutes only, at 2pm during rain. (Francis Steuck). Coombe Hill Meadows   Early morning from Grundon … Continue reading

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Friday 23rd October 2020

Frampton pools     14 Pochards, 12+ Shovelers, a pair of Wigeon, 30+ Tufted Ducks, 120+ Mute Swans, 200+ Coots, a Little Grebe, two Little Egrets, a Grey Wagtail, 40+ Meadow Pipits, a Lesser Redpoll, a Cetti’s Warbler seen, an adult … Continue reading

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Thursday 22nd October 2020

Frampton     A DARK-BELLIED BRENT GOOSE this morning at Saul Warth soon relocated to Splatt flashes N of Splatt Bridge. (Neil Smart). Also early afternoon an adult Yellow-legged Gull flew in at 2:15pm, also Ruff, Greenshank, six Shelducks, a Water … Continue reading

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