Monthly Archives: April 2021

Tuesday 20th April 2021

Cleeve Hill    An adult male HEN HARRIER flew over near the radio masts at 2:10pm. (Steve Owen). This morning four RING OUZELS (3m, 1f), a Red Kite, three Yellowhammers, a male Redstart, two Wheatears, a Willow Warbler and at … Continue reading

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Monday 19th April 2021

Frampton     An adult and first-summer LITTLE GULL on the Sailing Lake from lunchtime today. (Nick Goatman/Ken Heron). At 7:30pm two first-summer LITTLE GULLS but the adult not seen and seven Common Sandpipers roosting on the jetty. (Gordon Kirk). Two … Continue reading

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Sunday 18th April 2021

Frampton pools     This morning a GRASSHOPPER WARBLER reeling, five Whitethroats, five Willow Warblers, a Garden Warbler, 38 Blackcaps, 31 Chiffchaffs, two Yellow Wagtails, a Common Sandpiper, three Cetti’s Warblers, six Sand Martins, four Shelducks and two Mandarins. (Nick Goatman). … Continue reading

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Saturday 17th April 2021

Kingscote     Ten Wheatears at 11am on posts and in grass field at ST803964 besides the A4135. (Vic Polley). Berkeley     Two male Redstarts at the Deer Park early morning. (Paul Taylor). Rodborough Common     A male Redstart at 9:30am. … Continue reading

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Friday 16th April 2021

Sharpness     A GRASSHOPPER WARBLER reeling at the picnic site, by river at 7:35am. (Andy Jordan). Cleeve Hill    Seven RING OUZELS (5m, 2f) in the valley to the N of the pylons heading to the Washpool. (Jane Bailey/John Casswell). … Continue reading

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Thursday 15th April 2021

Frampton      From the towpath N of Splatt Bridge this morning two GREAT WHITE EGRETS, a pair of Mandarins, two Whimbrels, two Yellow Wagtails N, two Fieldfares and six flew N, three Willow Warblers and 44 Bar-tailed Godwits with … Continue reading

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Wednesday 14th April 2021

Frampton      From the towpath N of Splatt Bridge this morning a calling WOODLARK flew N at 10:25am, also a male Redstart, two Whimbrels and five Curlews. (Gordon Hodgson). A Little Egret in the reedbed N of Splatt Bridge … Continue reading

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Tuesday 13th April 2021

Frampton    At lunchtime the first-winter BONAPARTE’S GULL on the Sailing Lake, also two MEDITERRANEAN GULLS, two Common Sandpipers and a White Wagtail. (Nick Goatman). From the towpath N of Splatt Bridge this morning four Common Sandpipers, a male Redstart, a … Continue reading

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Monday 12th April 2021

Frampton     The BONAPARTE’S GULL still this evening at the pools then flew E at 7:15pm. (Andy Jordan). From the towpath N of Splatt Bridge this morning a male Redstart, three unringed Common Cranes, 47 Curlews, 12 Redshanks, two Snipe, … Continue reading

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Sunday 11th April 2021

Popes Hill     An adult KITTIWAKE heading S over the house at 7:30am. (John Phillips). Sharpness    Two WHIMBREL early this morning during the WeBS count. (Roy Widgery). Cleeve Hill     12 RING OUZELS this morning. Also two Mistle Thrushes, … Continue reading

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