Monthly Archives: May 2021

Monday 31st May 2021

Frampton     A HONEY BUZZARD high NE over the pools at 6:30pm. (Nick Goatman). Possibly the same bird over Stone at 8:19am. (Paul Taylor). Honey Buzzard by Nick Goatman Dymock     At Leadon Vale Farm today five Red Kites, nine … Continue reading

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Sunday 30th May 2021

Frampton pools     Two Spotted Flycatchers, two Yellow Wagtails, a Lesser Whitethroat, nine Whitethroats, four Sedge Warblers, nine Reed Warblers, 27 Blackcaps, 24 Chiffchaffs, two Lapwings, two Oystercatchers, a Kingfisher, two Tawny Owlets, the Ross’s Goose still and seven Common … Continue reading

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Saturday 29th May 2021

Cotswold Water Park West     At Shorncote this morning a drake Red Crested Pochard, a pair of Egyptian Geese, two Red Kites, a Common Tern, a pair of Oystercatchers, a Little Ringed Plover, three Cuckoos (2m, 1f) and five Cetti’s … Continue reading

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Friday 28th May 2021

WWT Slimbridge     Mid morning a FULMAR  is flying around the estuary over high tide, then flew S towards Mid Point. (Martin McGill). From Mid point a Grey Plover, three Sanderlings, 11 Ringed Plovers, five Dunlins and a Grasshopper Warbler … Continue reading

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Thursday 27th May 2021

Tresham area     Late evening a female Whinchat, a male Yellow Wagtail and three singing Corn Buntings. (Paul Rich). WWT Slimbridge     A CATTLE EGRET with the Longhorn Cattle on the Tin Shed ground. (Howard Smith). A Bar-tailed Godwit from … Continue reading

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Wednesday 26th May 2021

Forest of Dean     At Nagshead a male Pied Flycatcher, three Spotted Flycatchers, two Redstarts and a PINE MARTEN today. (John Hunt). 11 Swifts screaming low over Coleford near St John’s church. (Geoff Fawcett). Pine Marten by John Hunt Chavenage Lane … Continue reading

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Tuesday 25th May 2021

Chavenage Lane area     A QUAIL still calling from the meadow until 4:20pm at least. The turn is signed Chavenage off the A46. It is calling from the second meadow on the right as you go down the lane. Go … Continue reading

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Monday 24th May 2021

Chavenage Lane area     Two QUAIL calling from a meadow at 1pm. The turn is signed Chavenage off the A46. It is calling from the second meadow on the right as you go down the lane. Go past the layby … Continue reading

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Sunday 23rd May 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The drake GARGANEY back on South Lake today. Also an adult CATTLE EGRET there again. The Ross’s Goose still about the grounds today too. (Helen Bojaniwska/Roberta Goodall/Morag Hughes/Mark Hobson/Neil Smart). Garganey by Mark Hobson Saul Warth    … Continue reading

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Saturday 22nd May 2021

Coombe Hill Meadows     An adult female RED-NECKED PHALAROPE from Grundon hide from early morning until 7:45pm at least. Also the WOOD SANDPIPER still, a pair of Avocets, a pair of Oystercatchers, two Redshanks, a Dunlin, a male Cuckoo and … Continue reading

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