Monthly Archives: December 2020

Monday 21st December 2020

WWT Slimbridge     Four CATTLE EGRETS and three Little Egrets in the Decoy this morning, after roosting overnight. (Slimbridge Sightings). Coombe Hill Meadows     Three Mute Swans, c500 Greylags, 120 Canada Geese, 220+ Wigeon, five Gadwalls, 693+ Teal, 50 Mallards, 90 … Continue reading

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Sunday 20th December 2020

WWT Slimbridge     A WATER PIPIT came off the Dumbles scrape and flew N calling. (Slimbridge Sightings). Forest of Dean    Four Hawfinches at the Cricket Ground in Parkend this morning. (Malcolm Royal). A Dipper at Wenchford this afternoon. (Geoff Fawcett). … Continue reading

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Saturday 19th December 2020

Eastleach     A ringtail HEN HARRIER at Eastleach Downs crossroads in the sheep field along the county boundary. Also 150 Skylarks, 45 Corn Buntings and two pairs of Stonechats. (Ian Ralphs). WWT Slimbridge    The CACKLING GOOSE again today from … Continue reading

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Friday 18th December 2020

WWT Slimbridge    The CACKLING GOOSE showing well again today on the Bottom New Piece viewed from Kingfisher hide. Five Pink-footed Geese in the entrance road fields early morning. (Tim Jukes/Ian Hull/James Robinson).

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Thursday 17th December 2020

Fretherne     Seven CATTLE EGRETS and 28 Little Egrets on fields off of Arlingham Road today. (Eric Palmer). Gloucester    The male BLACK REDSTART still on Gloucester Cathedral today, usually on the South Transept. (Andy Jayne). WWT Slimbridge    The … Continue reading

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Wednesday 16th December 2020

Broadoak     The Whooper Swan again on the river, then flew to stubble fields on the Arlingham side of the Severn at 2:35pm. (Lewis Thomson). WWT Slimbridge     A Dark-bellied Brent Goose today at high tide. (Slimbridge Sightings). Winchcombe    … Continue reading

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Tuesday 15th December 2020

Hazleton     40 Corn Buntings and 400 Starlings over a field of stubble today. (Andy Lewis). Frampton/Saul Warth     At Splatt Bridge today a Goosander flew S, five Redshanks, two Stonechats and an immature Peregrine. A Greenshank still present yesterday, … Continue reading

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Monday 14th December 2020

WWT Slimbridge    At least four Pink-footed Geese viewable from the Estuary Tower this morning. (Jonathan Bull). Gloucester     A Peregrine on Gloucester Cathedral this morning. (Paul Masters). Purton    Four Little Grebes, a Great Crested Grebe, a pair of … Continue reading

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Sunday 13th December 2020

WWT Slimbridge    The CACKLING GOOSE again today in the Goose House Ground but often out of view behind the hedges. Best chance is from the Estuary Tower when the flock moves. Five CATTLE EGRETS and four Little Egrets roosted … Continue reading

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Saturday 12th December 2020

North Nibley     A Barn Owl at Frog Lane near the  A38 at 7:15am. (Bettie Sloane). WWT Slimbridge     The CACKLING GOOSE again today in the Goose House Ground but often out of view behind the hedges. Best chance is … Continue reading

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