Monthly Archives: November 2020

Tuesday 10th November 2020

Saul Warth     A SNOW BUNTING seen twice in flight, then flew S and not relocated. Also 255 Golden Plovers and 138 Lapwings flew in from the N, two Stonechat, 3/4 Rock Pipits, a WATER PIPIT, a Blackcap, a Chiffchaff … Continue reading

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Monday 9th November 2020

Witcombe Reservoirs     A female Goosander today. (Martin Harrison). Kingscote     800 Golden Plovers at midday in an Autumn-sown field beside the A4135 at ST803963. (Vic Polley). Pegglesworth     At Lineover Wood a finch flock in game cover at SO993187 … Continue reading

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Sunday 8th November 2020

Haresfield Beacon     A Short-eared Owl flew over high at 8:30am then drifted off SE. (Rich Hearn). Forest of Dean     A Hawfinch, low over trees along Forest Vale Road at SO645148. (Richard Lansdown). Frampton    VisMig highlights at Splatt … Continue reading

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Saturday 7th November 2020

Stonehouse     A  juvenile SHAG on the Canal at Upper Mills SO 8004 today. (Nigel Birch/Martin Wright). Ashleworth Ham    A SIBERIAN CHIFFCHAFF calling along the public footpath at Ashleworth tonight SO829257. A few other Chiffchaffs about around Hasfield Ham. … Continue reading

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Friday 6th November 2020

Sharpness     A BLACK REDSTART still at the Docks at lunchtime today. (Phil Hemming). Cleeve Hill     A ringtail HEN HARRIER, flying S over the common slightly E of the masts, first seen at SO995247. (Richard Lansdown/G Alder). Stonehouse    … Continue reading

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Thursday 5th November 2020

Forest of Dean     The GREAT GREY SHRIKE at Crabtree Hill this morning but very mobile. (Angela Carswell/Mike Ingleby/Chris Moore). Frampton     Three CATTLE EGRETS, 25 Little Egrets, 26 Cormorants, two Egyptian Geese and 1000+ Starlings over all flying towards … Continue reading

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Wednesday 4th November 2020

Minchinhampton Common     Three Golden Plovers sat on the Common at Tom Long’s Post SO859012 early morning. (Jamie Warren). Sharpness     The male BLACK REDSTART still along Dock Road around the tallest building, often a third of the way up … Continue reading

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Tuesday 3rd November 2020

Frampton pools     Three CATTLE EGRETS on Court Lake early this morning. Two present there most of last week. (Roy Widgery). Sharpness     A Common Sandpiper in the basin at 10am this morning. (Duncan Dine/Phil Pope). A male BLACK REDSTART … Continue reading

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Monday 2nd November 2020

Nailsworth area     The late Wheatear still present at Hazelcote Farm and a female MERLIN hunting in nearby fields, disturbing 130+ Golden Plovers. (Terry Grant). Frampton     A juvenile Marsh Harrier from Splatt Bridge at 10am. (Gordon Avery). Sharpness    … Continue reading

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Sunday 1st November 2020

WWT Slimbridge     A BLACK-THROATED DIVER this morning from the Estuary Tower for 10 minutes only this morning then flew off low upriver. It was looked for from Epney to Berkeley until early afternoon but wasn’t relocated. (Dave Creber/Neil Smart … Continue reading

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