Monthly Archives: March 2021

Wednesday 31st March 2021

Frampton    The first-winter BONAPARTE’S GULL returned to the Sailing Lake at 1:45pm. (Mark Coller).   If you are coming tomorrow please do not view from the Sailing Club. Please park sensibly in the village and leave exits clear. Cleeve Hill  … Continue reading

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Tuesday 30th March 2021

Frampton    The first-winter BONAPARTE’S GULL was on the Sailing Lake between 12:30-12:45pm at least, but wasn’t there this evening. This evening seven Little Grebes together on Court Lake also a Kingfisher, two Cetti’s Warblers, 23 Gadwalls, 13 Chiffchaffs, nine Blackcaps … Continue reading

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Monday 29th March 2021

Frampton    The first-winter BONAPARTE’S GULL reappeared on the Sailing Lake at 2:45pm. (Paul Taylor). It remained until 6:45pm when it flew towards the Severn with ten Black-headed Gulls. (Nick Goatman). If you are coming tomorrow please do not view from … Continue reading

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Sunday 28th March 2021

Frampton    The first-winter BONAPARTE’S GULL on the Sailing Lake all day until 4pm at least, favouring the far end of the lake again, but at times elusive. Also two very brief SANDWICH TERNS, a first-winter MEDITERRANEAN GULL and a … Continue reading

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Saturday 27th March 2021

Frampton     The first-winter BONAPARTE’S GULL on the Sailing Lake all day, favouring the far end of the lake. (Nick Goatman/Paul Masters). Also a second-summer MEDITERRANEAN GULL. (MK). This afternoon 400+ Sand Martins, a Swallow and a House Martin. (Jeremy … Continue reading

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Friday 26th March 2021

Frampton     A first-winter BONAPARTE’S GULL on the Sailing Lake from 4:30pm until 6:35pm at least, favouring the far end of the lake. The first record for the Pools. (Nick Goatman). Ashleworth Ham     A SANDWICH TERN flew southwards in … Continue reading

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Thursday 25th March 2021

Nailsworth     An OSPREY flew N along the Nailsworth valley at 6pm, circled high over over Amberley and eventually headed north again. (Terry Grant & Roy Bircher). Rodley    Two RED-BREASTED MERGANSERS and a Great Crested Grebe on the river … Continue reading

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Wednesday 24th March 2021

Newnham-on-Severn     Seven MEDITERRANEAN GULLS (3 adults, two 3cy and two 2cy) this evening. (Lewis Thomson). Coombe Hill Meadows    Four Little Ringed Plovers, four Little Egrets, four Redshanks and the first migrant COMMON SANDPIPER this afternoon. (David Benton). Also … Continue reading

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Tuesday 23rd March 2021

Frampton    From the towpath N of Splatt Bridge this morning two GREAT WHITE EGRETS, an immature female MERLIN, 80 Curlews, eight Redshanks, five Black-tailed Godwits and three Sand Martins. (Gordon Hodgson). Saul Warth     Ten Curlews, four Little Egrets, … Continue reading

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Monday 22nd March 2021

Cleeve Hill     The first WHEATEAR of the year on the common this morning. Also in the Washpool valley, three Peregrines circling overhead with a Buzzard. Also a Yellowhammer, a Song Thrush, a Meadow Pipit and a Stonechat. (Greg Lee). … Continue reading

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