Monthly Archives: June 2021

Wednesday 30th June 2021

WWT Slimbridge    A HONEY BUZZARD, aged as a dark morph adult female, flew over the Tack Piece at 12:15pm and drifted SE towards Coaley Peak. (Colin Gittins per Terry Fenton). Coombe Hill Meadows     This morning two Great White … Continue reading

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Tuesday 29th June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The male Ruff still on South Lake, a female/eclipse male GARGANEY on the Top New Piece at the north end from the Zeiss hide late afternoon. A Great White Egret from Van de Bovenkamp hide late morning. … Continue reading

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Monday 28th June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The white-spotted BLUETHROAT was still at Middle Point this morning and sang showed very briefly early on. It continues to be very elusive and mornings seem to be the best chance, although there were no further reports … Continue reading

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Sunday 27th June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     A juvenile BLACK-NECKED GREBE all day on South Lake on the deep lake but sometimes in cover in the far left hand corner. (Martin McGill). No reports of the Bluethroat today in very windy conditions. Black-necked Grebe … Continue reading

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Saturday 26th June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The white-spotted BLUETHROAT was still at Middle Point this morning and showed very briefly at 9:50am. It continues to be very elusive and mornings seem to be the best chance. (Ian Ralphs/Rich Baatsen). On South Lake a … Continue reading

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Friday 25th June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The white-spotted BLUETHROAT was again at Middle Point early morning but it was only heard singing twice and gave a brief view. Unfortunately it didn’t show again today. Also on South Lake a Wood Sandpiper, a breeding … Continue reading

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Thursday 24th June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The white-spotted BLUETHROAT was again at Middle Point early morning only. Unfortunately it didn’t show again by early afternoon. Also a Peregrine over, a Grasshopper Warbler still at Middle Point, a Cuckoo calling, two GREAT WHITE EGRETS … Continue reading

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Wednesday 23rd June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The white-spotted BLUETHROAT was again at Middle Point but was not seen until 9:20am. It showed twice more before 11am but never for long.  (Shane Long). Also a Grasshopper Warbler reeling on and off still and two Green … Continue reading

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Tuesday 22nd June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The white-spotted BLUETHROAT sang from the foreshore reedbeds early morning again at Middle Point and was seen briefly in flight. It wasn’t seen or heard during opening hours. Also a Grasshopper Warbler reeling on and off again. … Continue reading

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Monday 21st June 2021

WWT Slimbridge     The white-spotted BLUETHROAT sang from the foreshore reedbeds early morning again at Middle Point but was not seen in poor conditions. Despite it being looked for for the rest of the day it was only seen by … Continue reading

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