Monthly Archives: November 2020

Friday 20th November 2020

Fretherne     A male MERLIN hunting and then crossing river, halfway between Fretherne and Arlingham on the Severn Way. (Roy Widgery). Forest of Dean     A LESSER SPOTTED WOODPECKER in Blakeney this morning. (Ted Harris). Frampton     This afternoon at … Continue reading

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Thursday 19th November 2020

Frampton pools    A YELLOW-BROWED WARBLER along the footpath S of the Sailing Club by the pool on the right just before midday. Also large numbers of Goldfinches. Two Egyptian Geese on Court Lake and a Yellow-legged Gull on the … Continue reading

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Wednesday 18th November 2020

Dursley    Two Dippers along the River Cam near Vale Community Hospital this morning. (Mike Davis). Cheltenham     A drake Mandarin on the lake at the University of Gloucestershire, Park Campus, this morning. (Martin Harrison).

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Tuesday 17th November 2020

Frampton     On the flashes N of Splatt Bridge a wing-tagged (Red 17) Marsh Harrier still present, three Stonechats, 156 Lapwings flew over and a Chiffchaff and a Little Grebe on the canal. (Gordon Hodgson). A WATER PIPIT on the … Continue reading

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Monday 16th November 2020

Fretherne     A Little Owl in Overton Lane at 3pm. (Marc Freebrey). Frampton    Four CATTLE EGRETS flew over the house heading to Court Lake at 4:15pm. (Gordon Hodgson). Cotswold Water Park East     On Pit 127, 17 Wigeon, 104 Teal, … Continue reading

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Sunday 15th November 2020

Sharpness     An adult KITTIWAKE flew high up river from SARA at 10:20am. (Neil Smart). Walmore Common     A Great White Egret paused very briefly at the Common at 12:40pm before flying off S, only the 3rd record here. (Andy … Continue reading

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Saturday 14th November 2020

Hawling     A male HEN HARRIER at 11:30am today. (Martyn Simmons). Forest of Dean     A juvenile Goshawk made a pass at pigeons over Lidl in Cinderford this afternoon. (Dan Watson). Dowdeswell Reservoir     A Kingfisher, a Grey Heron, a … Continue reading

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Friday 13th November 2020

Cotswold Water Park West    At Shorncote Pits 84, 85a and 85b birds included a juvenile Marsh Harrier, two Kingfishers, two Mute Swans, five Little Grebes, three Water Rails, seven Gadwalls, five Pochards, 12 Tufted Ducks, four Wigeon, three Teal, … Continue reading

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Thursday 12th November 2020

Frampton/Saul     A BEARDED TIT calling twice from the reed bed N of Splatt Bridge at 9:30am. Also a CATTLE EGRET over, a Great White Egret, a Marsh Harrier over the 100-Acre and two Stonechats at Saul Warth. (Gordon Hodgson). … Continue reading

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Wednesday 11th November 2020

Gloucester     A BLACK REDSTART at Gloucester Cathedral at midday today. (David Smith). Cheltenham    A BLACK REDSTART briefly in a neighbouring garden in Prestbury this morning. (Andy Wiggins). Cotswold Water Park West     Five CATTLE EGRETS by the Thames … Continue reading

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